C1 – 30.8.-3.9. 2021

The LTTA happened in Romania and lasted 5 days +2 traveling days. The original venue in Turkey was changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The training was focused on digital photography .

Creativity and personality:
Participants learned how to shape image composition by following the basic rules of composition, use basic rules of composition to tell their personal photo stories how to shape their creative ideas by using photo collages, how applying different composition rules can affect their stories. The participants acquired communicational skills by presenting the story behind pictures and explaining the rules they applied. The articipants acquired researching skills by searching for the stories and exploring possibilities.

Technical and computer skills: The participants learned how to use landscape and portrait photo frame orientation on their smartphones, about photo resolutions and megapixels, learn about light and exposure, how to use mobile apps for taking photo, how to use mobile apps for editing photos, how to use online collaboration tools such as Google Disk for sharing photos.

Media and information literacy: The participants learned how to perform searches on the Internet for photo examples, creative commons license and basic of copyright, the Importance of ethics in photography, to critically evaluate Information, to recognize the cultural, social and other contexts of photography.

As the group dynamics is concerned the participants learned how to work in a group, plan and manage time, share diverse perspectives, challenged assumptions, learned by discussions and explanations, performed peer assessment, found effective peers to emulate, developed their own voice and perspectives in relation to peers.

The training on digital photography lasted 2 days. Besides the trainings on photography, the participants participated in workshops related to environment – 4 Rs (recycle, reuse, reduce, recover), in a field trip, meeting with experts took place. Participants shared the results of A2.1 & A2.2 with their peers from partner countries. On the last day of the LTTA , ECOART photo exhibition was organized. Parents, Directorate of Education , NGOs working on arts and environmental issues were invited to this Multiplier Event.