Saturday, April 13/14, 2019, 10am–6pm

Workshop theme

Experimenting, discovering new APPS, image-defining elements (i. e. space, light, interior decor).

Workshop Schedule

13 April:
Meeting at 10 am. Alessandra Capodacqua will start with an introduction to the topic and present different methods of smartphone photography for discussion. The group will jointly experiment with different effects. Alessandra Capodacqua will give the participants individual exercises. After this the participants have the time to photograph. 

14 April: We begin with a closer look at the photos. Under her instruction we will discuss and further develop the approaches of the participants. 


Participants should bring their mobile devices – smartphones or tablets – with chargers and an extra power-bank just in case, if they own one. If they wish to take notes, a notepad and a pen. They should be prepared to spend a small amount of money, about €10-20, to purchase apps. It’s completely up to them how much they want to invest. Free apps will also be used.

Language: English
Price members: 250 EUR
Price non members: 350 EUR
Number of participants: min. 8 / max. 12
Registration deadline: April 03, 2019
Duration: 2 Days

Alessandra Capodacqua will dig into the best apps available for shooting and post-processing, on equipment to expand functionalities, as well as give participants a perspective on how to make serious photography with a mobile device (iOS/ Android). 

This eye-opener workshop is suitable for engaged beginners to advanced photographers who wish to explore new artistic territories and somehow break the rules. 

By taking this workshop, you will learn how to advance your camera phone images from standard to extraordinary. During this workshop you will explore how to make high quality images with Alessandra, an enthusiastic and long-time skilled smartphone photographer who uses her iPhone. 


  • Camera tips & tricks.
  • Equipment & enhancements.
  • Apps and how to find the most up-to-date ones that fit your vision.
  • How to use apps in creative ways: by playing and exploring endless alternatives, participants will produce outstanding images.

Alessandra Capodacqua was born in Naples and lives and works in Florence.

She is a photographer, a curator of exhibitions and a teacher of photography at NYU Florence and SACI (Studio Arts College International). She is also a founding member of the school of photography Fondazione Studio Marangoni, Florence, Italy, where she held the position of vice president until 2016.

As a curator, Alessandra has developed exhibitions of photography and has participated to the creation of festivals of photography in Italy and abroad. Among others, Backlight, the international Triennial of Photography in Tampere, Finland, and SI Fest, Savignano sul Rubicone, Italy.

She is regularly invited as portfolio reviewer and as juror for international photo awards and prizes.

Her photographs are shown nationally and internationally, and are in private and public collections, including the Galleria degli Uffizi in Florence and the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris.

Alessandra Capodacqua (Website)

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