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DOLE NCR conducts Seminar on Photojournalism & Prod. of IEC Materials

On July 22-25, 2017, more than 30 information officer-designates of the six (6) field offices and divisions of the Department of Labor and Employment-National Capital Region (DOLE-NCR) participated in the four-day Seminar-Workshop on Photojournalism and Production of Information and Education Campaign (IEC) Materials at the Subic International Hotel in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Olongapo City, Zambales.

The speaker said activity is Mr. Fernando Valbuena, Jr., a professional photographer and owner of Jun Valbuena Photogprahy. He is also a Professor in De La Salle College of St. Benilde. His lectures covered topics on the history of a camera; its parts and functions; the proper usage and how to care of a camera; and more importantly capturing images in different settings.

He also gave a lecture on the use of Adobe Photoshop, wherein participants were taught how to edit an image, and how to lay-out tarpaulin, posters, hand-outs and flyers on the different programs and services of the DOLE.

Participants also took part on the workshop and the hands-on activities on photoshoots and the basics of editing and lay-outing. As part of the culmination, they shared their learnings and those topics that left an impact to them, which will enable them to perform their functions effectively as information officer-designates of their respective offices.

One of the highlights of this activity is a photo exhibit with the theme, “The DOLE of Today”, which is tentatively scheduled on September 2017. This photo exhibit will showcase the works of all participants depicting said theme. This will serve also as a mini-competition among the participants.


By: Mark Avner Acosta, LEO III

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