Photography for Makers with Emily Quinton
Choose from two sessions on Sunday 27 November
Session 1: 10-11.30am
Session 2: 1.45-3.15pm
You’ve spent hours making something beautiful, but to get people to notice your work online you need to be sharing great images not just in your shop but also on social media. You need to inspire people with what you make and learn how to tell your story through images.
In this workshop, photographer, blogger and Instagrammer Emily Quinton will show you:
- how to tell your visual story through photographs taken on your phone or camera
- how to develop your own photographic style
- how to style your creations and your work-in-progress shots
- basic photo editing on your phone
- tips for building your social media following on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.
This workshop will help you to improve your photography, no matter what camera or phone you have. You’ll come away knowing how to create and share beautiful images that will help you grow your audience, understand how to connect with them, get more attention for your work and more sales!
About Emily Quinton
Emily Quinton is a photographer, writer, blogger and maker. She has worked as a professional photographer for a decade and has 370k followers on Pinterest and over 80k followers on Instagram, where she posts photos taken on her phone every day. Her first book, Maker Spaces, was published in Spring 2015 and is a collection of thirteen photo-essays about inspiring makers and their homes. Emily developed her popular online Makelight photography courses to help people get to grips with creating great images for their creative businesses.
While you're at the workshop, don't forget to visit all the amazing designers and makers selling their beautiful wares at the Weekend of the Maker Crafty Fox Market and try out the drop-in macramé workshops going on over the weekend. Plus we’ll be getting together for an evening social on the Saturday night introduced by founder of folksy.com James Boardwell, where you’ll have a chance to mingle with other makers. We're predicting festive fun and good times.
FAQs, refunds and smallprint stuff:
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes, tickets are transferrable but please let us know if the attendee changes. You can email us with changes at firstname.lastname@example.org
What if I need to cancel my ticket?
If you need to cancel your place on the workshop, you will receive a 75% refund if cancelled 30 days before the event. If you cancel less than four weeks before the workshop, we are unable to refund your place (however you can transfer your place to another person if you provide us with their full details
What if the event is cancelled?
The workshops will only run if enough tickets are sold. If the required tickets have not sold and the event is cancelled, we will refund the full cost of the ticket.
Entry to the Weekend of the Maker craft fair and the evening social is totally free. Drop-in macrame workshops are run by the makers (not by Folksy) who will charge a small fee to cover their time and material costs.