Briefing:
Tips for great photos

From:
Co-operative Party
For attention of:
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Published:
25th July 2018
Last updated:
31st July 2018
Printed:
27th October 2020
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Social media means that photos play an increasingly important role in how we present ourselves and the Party's work. Whether you're looking for tips to make the most of the camera on your phone, or want to take your photography to the next level, here are some handy tips.

In days gone by, photography was for family holidays or the preserve of professionals, and something few in the world of politics rarely had to worry about day-to-day.

Social media has changed all that, making the visual a vital part of how we tell our story, communicate our ideas, and spread our message.

Here are some tips for top-notch photography at events, meetings and on the campaign trail

Before you start Choosing the right kit
Step 1 Set up
Step 2 Composing the shot
Step 3 Capturing the moment
Step 4 Sharing it with the world
Taking it further Gadgets and tricks
Action Points
  • Take great photos to ensure your event is seen beyond those who were there
  • Think about how your could organise a photo opportunity or stunt to support one of the Party's campaigns
  • If you're interested in learning more or have a question, get in touch.
For more information

Need help coming up with photo stunt ideas for your next meeting or event?

Archived: Ben West

Communications & Digital Officer