Going mobile with Eric Mencher

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© Eric Mencher

Don't discredit the mobile phone camera – the best camera is the one that's with you.

Learn how you can make the most of your smartphone camera with award-winning documentary photographer, Eric Mencher, at Head On Foundation's Spotlight session on Wednesday, 20 July. 

© Eric Mencher
© Eric Mencher

Mencher will be debunking common misconceptions about mobile photography, how his photographic philosophy has evolved throughout the years, and will also be sharing practical advice on how you can make the most of your smartphone camera.

Follow this link to book.

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© Eric Mencher

About Eric Mencher

Eric Mencher is an award-winning American documentary photographer who after years as a newspaper photographer sold his “proper” camera gear and now shoots exclusively on his mobile phone.

As a photojournalist at The Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper until 2009, he covered a variety of assignments, including the post-apartheid era in South Africa, the aftermath of genocide in Rwanda, and the civil war in Chechnya. He also photographed numerous stories in the arts, like the 100th anniversary of James Joyce's masterpiece, Ulysses.

Mencher received the Overseas Press Club Award for Rwanda: Aftermath of Genocide and has won other major awards, including prizes in World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year, amonst others.

© Eric Mencher
© Eric Mencher

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