• Masterclasses & Workshops

Workshop: Photographing People with Meg Hewitt

What to Expect

Take your portraits to the next level with Oculi Collective photographer and BIFB Event Producer Meg Hewitt. In this workshop, you’ll learn to stop fearing the word ‘no’, and tips and techniques for photographing people in public with their permission. Meg will show you how to stick with your subject until you know you’ve got the shot.

This workshop has a capacity of 10 students.

What to Bring

  • Your camera
  • A flash (optional)
  • Warm clothes and sturdy walking shoes
  • Lunch and a water bottle (please note: there are plenty of cafe options available for lunch if you’d prefer)


About Your Teacher

Meg Hewitt was born in Sydney, Australia and formally studied sculpture, painting and temporal media. She took up photography in 2010 and since then has been selected as a finalist in the Moran Prize for Contemporary Photography, the Head On Prize, the LensCulture Street Photography Awards and the Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women as well as being awarded a gold medal from the Tokyo International Foto Competition 2018 and a silver medal from the Prix de la Photographie, Paris, 2016. In 2017, she was named fringe artist of the year at the Ballarat International Foto Biennale and highly commended in the Australian Photobook of the Year awards for her monograph Tokyo is Yours (2016). Meg is a member of the Australian photo collective Oculi and international street photography collective UP.

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