A photography masterclass delights residents of Sherborne care home


Residents of the CARE home were treated to a photography masterclass by an award-winning photographer.

To mark World Photography Day, residents of Trinity Manor Barchester Nursing Home in Sherborne were delighted to participate in a live photography masterclass courtesy of top professional photographer Damian Bailey.

Mr. Bailey, who has been a photographer since 2003, was named Wedding Photographer of the Year in 2007 and has traveled across the country photographing over 700 weddings.

He has now turned to an online masterclass for residents of Dorset nursing homes, and explained to them how he goes about capturing special moments and what makes a great photo in terms of technique and composition. .

Mr Bailey said: “We all love looking at photos of different types of occasions. They help us remember events and preserve them. A good photo is like a slice of life and can bring joy to people. for the coming years.

“I can’t think of a better thing to do than to help people take better photos. It has been a pleasure to share some of my experience with the residents of Barchester.”

The staff at Trinity Manor were delighted to provide its residents with such an ‘exciting’ masterclass and look forward to putting their best advice to the test and helping residents take some fantastic photos for themselves.

Sohail Daniel, General Manager of Trinity Manor, added, “A lot of our residents are avid photographers, so they were really interested to listen to Damian’s speech and find out how he takes such fantastic photos.

“We’re all really excited to put his advice to the test and try out our new photography skills.”

Lucy Tomlinson, Resident Experience Manager for Barchester, said: “We are delighted to be working with our amazing partners like Damian to bring a wide range of different experiences into our homes for everyone to enjoy, all the more so. that this conference provided such a great opportunity for residents to learn tips and tricks on how to take better photos.

“Our varied life enrichment program keeps residents active and socially connected, providing a daily choice of engaging physical, mental and spiritual activities tailored to residents’ interests and abilities.”

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