Run by two professionals within the field, Dom Bush and Alex Ekins, this unique Big Shakeout workshop will offer you the chance to learn the skills and techniques necessary to give your work direction and see if you have what it takes to become an outdoor photojournalist, photographer or film maker. Each day will begin with a group session giving an insight into the practice of outdoor photojournalism, working with the media, magazines, creating portfolios and operating in a professional manner as well as setting the assignment for the day.
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Oh and don't forget... this course includes your Big Shakeout weekend ticket worth £45 and what should be a nice goody bag too!
Some info on our lecturers!
Dom is an adventure filmmaker, living and working in The Lake District. Dom had his first premier at last years Kendal film festival with Islands. Dom has spent the early part of this year filming and directing Hot Aches Productions 'Odyssey' - a road movie that celebrates the best of British trad climbing and is currently working on 'Edgelands' a commissioned work to be premiered at this years Kendal Mountain Film Festival. On a much smaller scale, but important to us, last year Dom produced our Big Shakeout video.
You can read more about Dom and his take on last years Big Shakeout and the course he is running here:
Alex is a UK based photographer and photojournalist specialising in photojournalism, international adventure travel, documentary outdoor and architectural images. Last year Alex documented the Wideboyz Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker on their mission to climb the world's hardest offwidths in America. He recently got back from Everest base camp where he undertook a portrait project of everyone there, from porters to cooks. Alex is also a member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI).
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