Sunday, February 2nd, 2020, 10 am–6 pm


Workshop theme

Taking control over your camera's functionalities, iPhone, Android, smartphone, creative photography, Apps, equipment and enhancements.

Workshop Schedule

Meeting at 10 am. Alessandra Capodacqua will start with an introduction and present basic camera tips and tricks and different methods of smartphone photography. Creative techniques to capture amazing photos and to perfect composition as well as finding the most up to date Apps that fit your vision and will be shown. 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 and then we will take a closer look at the photos. Under her instruction we will discuss and further develop the approaches of the participants by editing photos and exploring alternatives to produce outstanding images.


 The participants are asked to bring small prints (max 30 images) from an existing project to be presented. 


Fotografie Forum Frankfurt

Braubachstraße 30–32

60311 Frankfurt am Main

Language: English
Price members: 150 EUR
Price non members: 200 EUR
Number of participants: Min. 10 / max. 12
Registration deadline: January 19, 2020
Duration: 1 day

The best camera is the one you always have with you. Smartphones are with us all the time, always accessible. This workshop will teach you how to maximize the potential of your smartphone's camera. 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 beginners and it is a great experience for advanced photographers who wish to explore new artistic territories and somehow break the rules. You will learn how to advance your camera phone images from standard to extraordinary.

Alessandra Capodacqua was born in Naples and lives and works in Florence. She is a photographer, a curator 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. She is regularly invited as portfolio reviewer and as juror for international photo awards and prizes. Her photographs have been 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. Her most recent appointment as a curator and an organizer is focused on the Collezione Donata Pizzi, a private photography collection that includes the works of more than 70 Italian women photographers and artists.

Alessandra Capodacqua (Website)

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