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Lessons offered by Margaret
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at your home
Taught subjects
  • Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Film photography
Levels
  • All Levels

Experienced photographer offering darkroom and digital photography. Over 20 years of experience working in commercial events and education. I am based in Greater Manchester.

Methodology

Hands on with the camera, show examples and set tasks. For film photography I would start the lesson with an exploration of how the camera works, then I would set a task using the aperture. The next step would be to demonstrate film development.

Experience

I have been employed as a photographer at the Museum of Industry, Manchester University Photography portrait and wedding studio as well as a commercial studio. I have been giving lessons for over 20 years. to various groups in the community . I have held 3 exhibitions and had several publications.My

Rates

Rate for a 1-hour lesson. : £18/h
Lessons offered by Margaret
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at your home
Taught subjects
  • Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Film photography
Levels
  • All Levels

Margaret's CV

Professional and qualified photographer who brings creativity and enthusiasm to every project. Highly committed to deliver a first class service to customer thanks to excellent communication and negotiation skills. Able to work under pressure and within the required timelines. Over 13 years of successful teaching experience helped to develop ability to work with different groups and to build effective learning projects and curricula. Flexible and artistic flare in each project developed after years of studies, courses and experiences in different areas of photography.


EXPERIENCE
FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER: Event Photography Company, 2015 - present
- Work successfully with various clients, personalities and different styles maintaining high levels of clients’ satisfaction and building up effective and long-lasting working relationships
- Specialized in event and portraits photography
- Innovative and creative flare to satisfy each and every client request

PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNICIAN: Runshaw 6th Form College (Preston, UK), 2010 – present
- Design & delivery of practical workshops sessions (16 students) as required on site
- Preparation & development of learning materials and activities together with university and teaching staff, including preparation and management of materials to be used in the darkroom and studio
- Responsible for class management (Health & Safety of students)and for student development in conjunction with relevant staff in the School of Art and Design
- Assisting with marketing activities

PHOTOGRAPHER: V L Photography Studio (Manchester, UK), 2007
- Photographing special events (weddings, parties) and portraits working with various styles according to clients’ preferences
- Downloading & Editing photographs, working on images to remove flaws and improve pictures quality
- Cash & Credit Management

PHOTOGRAPHER/MULTIMEDIA: The University of Manchester Material Science Center (Manchester, UK), 1993 - 2007
- Producing high quality photographs and videos of staff students, equipment materials and specimens
- Producing images from Film Digital cameras and video using Adobe Photoshop, Premiere and Illustrator

- Developing and processing film, images download and scanning negatives
- PR and communication activities (i.e. maintenance and development of official website and student pages)
- Demonstrating the use of dark room
- Maintaining relationships with providers and ensuring a smooth cooperation between different University Department
- Supervisor’s deputy
- Material ordering and projects filing

PHOTOGRAPHER: Manchester University Medical School Pathology Department (Manchester, UK), 1987 - 1993
- Photographing specimens and documents
- Maintaining the darkroom and equipment & ordering materials

PHOTOGRAPHER: General Laborer on the Emily Pankhurst House (Manchester, UK), 1986 - 1987
- Removing rubble ,erecting scaffolding, mixing mortar, staking and carrying bricks, building walls
- Media spokesperson for the site

PHOTOGRAPHER: The Museum of Science and Industry (Manchester, UK), 1985 - 1986
- Photographing glass negatives and maintaining the darkroom
- Ordering materials and office management

ASSISTANT PHOTOGRAPHER: Positive Image Commercial and Advertising Studio (UK), 1984- 1985
- Developing and processing, setting up the studio and darkroom maintenance
- Ordering materials, office management, materials handling and preparation (for offsite projects)
- Liaison with labs for colors processing and printing

PHOTOGRAPHY: Positive Image Commercial and Advertising Studio (UK), 1984- 1985
- Developing and processing, setting up the studio and darkroom maintenance
- Ordering materials, office management, materials handling and preparation (for offsite projects)
- Liaison with labs for colors processing and printing

PHOTOGRAPHY TEACHER: Greater Manchester Area (UK), 1982 - 1990
- North Hulme School, North West Shape, A.C.T., E-force, Education Developments Services, N.O.G.Y.W, Fielden Park College



EDUCATION
MANCHESTER COLLEGE INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA BA HONS.: Manchester College, (UK), 2008 – present

MANCAT COLLEGE HNC/HND MULTIMEDIA:
Manchester College, (UK), 2000 – 2003

TAMESIDE COLLEGE CITY & GUILDS TEACHERS CERTIFICATE PART ONE (730):
Tameside College, (UK), 1997

UMIST UNIVERSITY RSA STAGE ONE COMPUTER LITERACY:
Manchester University, (UK), 1995

EAST CENTRAL COLLEGE B-TECH NATIONAL DIPLOMA AUDIO VISUAL DESIGN:
East Central College, (UK), 1987-1990

NORTHWICH COLLEGE CITY & GUILDS PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY (744/1):
Northwich College, (UK), 1980-1982




MEMBERSHIPS
LICENTIATE OF THE SOCIETY OF BRITISH PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSOCIATES L.B.P.P.A, 2002
LICENTIATE OF THE BRITISH INSTITUTE OF PROFESISONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS L.B.I.P.P, 1997


PUBLICATIONS EBONY MAYA, Samuel Coleridge-Taylora
MAKING HISTORY, Somalia

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