5th Photographic Workshop - The Wisbech Institute

Matt Emmett
Insrtitute Stairs
Matt Emmett
Bust
Taleyna Fletcher
Ceiling Rose
Taleyna Fletcher
Institute exit
Matt Emmett
Carved Stone Emblem
Taleyna Fletcher
Jumbled
Matt Emmett
Commemorative Plaque
Taleyna Fletcher
Scrimshires Passage
Matt Emmett
Wisbech Institute Door
Matt Emmett

 

On Saturday 2nd June 2018 we held our 5th Photographic Workshop delivered by Matt Emmett of Forgotten Heritage.

We started off in the Boathouse where we learnt about how to use social media to share images and how it can be used as a powerful marketing tool. Matt explained how to create effective posts on our project Instagram page (search Historic Wisbech) and how to reach people, organisations and groups using hashtags. Following that Matt covered the subject of taking close up and detailed shots in preparation for our practical session.

Next we went to The Wisbech Working Mens Institute on Scrimshires Passage/Hill Street. Here we were challenged to find 5 images on a theme or that tell a story about the building.

More photos from the workshop participants will appear on this page when they are submitted.

This iconic building with its tall clocktower and stunning chimes is another of Wisbech’s architectural gems and like many other historic buildings around the town it would benefit greatly from additional financial support, The group is incredibly grateful to the trustees of the Institute for allowing us unrestricted access to this fantastic building.  If you would like to know more about the Institute, or would like to make a booking to use the ballroom you can visit their website www.wisbechinstitute.org.uk and if you would like to become a “Friend of the Institute” to help to raise essential funds to help repair and renovate the building then please make contact via the number on the website or visit Ray Wicks at Etcetera on York Row who can provide you with more details and a form.

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