New Online Photography Training

For Peace, Security and Development Monitoring



The Camera as a Tool for Monitoring

In a world saturated with images, photography is often overlooked as means of documenting change. Understanding the fundamental aspects of photography is a valuable skill when working in the field. This basic training will prepare you for making the best use of photography and your camera as a tool for monitoring in complex theatres. It will make you comfortable using any advanced photography equipment at your disposal during your deployment.

Is this training for me?
  • This training is designed for monitors already in the field or who are about to be deployed to a mission.
  • Professionals working with or reporting on human rights, pace building and peace keeping or any humanitarian and development issues.
  • Anybody who wants to become confident in working with any type of camera.
  • While you are not required to have any equipment in order to participate in the training, it is highly recommended that you have a camera at hand which allows you to manually control the settings.
  • No prior knowledge of photography is needed.

Included in the Training Box


Photography in monitoring

Based on ample experience from the field, learn how to combine your technical knowledge and monitoring skills with photography. Make use of the camera and photography as an important tool for documenting change and a source of in-depth information.


What constitutes an image?

Composition, light, timing, communication - familiarise yourself with the fundamentals of image theory in order to start taking photos that will enrich your communication and reporting in the field.


Beyond automatic

Get to know the functions of your camera and gain confidence in using the right settings for the right purpose. This module will give you the tools you need for good image exposure. Start making the most of your equipment at hand.


Working with formats

Learn about different formats, their applicability and traits in order to chose which format is best suited for your purpose.

The training will be available shortly.
Please let us know by e-mail if you want to be notified when it is online.

About the Trainer

"Keeping the World Close"

Fallckolm has over 15 years of experience in international peace, security and development cooperation. He has worked with both the UN, EU and Folke Bernadotte Academy (the Swedish agency for peace and security) in countries such as Afghanistan, Senegal, Georgia and Myanmar. He is a Leica Fotografie International featured photographer and his work has been published in Dodho Magazine. He is also the co-founder of Field Photography Collective. Read more on his website.

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