BSO Outdoor Photography: Smart Phone


Frustrated by the same old images that don’t really capture what you saw or come anywhere close to describing the outdoor adventure? Join UK based photographer and photojournalist Alex Ekins to learn the skills and techniques necessary to make the most out of your smart phone in outdoor photography.

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What to Expect:

Record the significant moments, document unfolding news, capture the stories of those attending the event. Alex will help you along your way in to the world of photography and photojournalism.
Discover how to get the most out of your smart phone and take stunning photographs. Learn about composition and how to take great photos with just a smart phone a few apps and tricks of the trade.

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What to Bring:

Smart Phone: Apple, Android, Samsung, Microsoft… don’t get bogged down by the technology. This course is about getting the most out of what you have.
Aleks recommends downloading the following Apps:
- Lightroom
- Instagram
- Hipstamatic

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Essential Information:

Minimun Age: 16
Course Provider: Alex Ekins
Student / Instructor Ratio: 6:1
Location: Thornbridge Outdoors
Transport: None required
Meeting Times & Logistics:
Please meet at the School of Adventure Meeting Point at least 10 minutes before the course starting time to find your guide and ensure a timely start.

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Can I book a School of Adventure activity without a weekend pass?

No. You must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket to participate in any School of Adventure Activities. Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket will be cancelled and refunded.

What about Covid?

The Big Shakeout Festival and all courses will operate in line with the latest government restrictions. If the festival or a course cannot be run due to Covid restrictions, full refunds will be issued.

Will School of Adventure courses still go on if the weather is bad?

We will do everything we can to make sure your chosen activity goes ahead, however in some circumstances a course may have to be cancelled due to weather or lack of numbers. In these cases we will either offer you a place on an alternative activity or refund.

Will I receive a ticket for this course?

You will receive an email confirmation with an order reference number upon completing your order. Your order number is your unique reference number, bring it along with you and present it at along with your name at the School of Adventure Meeting Point.