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FAQ for "Therapeutic Photography Workshop: Self-expression Through Images"

Q: Is there an age limit for this workshop?
A: We are looking to run this round of sessions for individuals aged 18 – 35 years old. We will be opening up workshops for other age groups in future sessions so please keep a lookout.

Q: What if I can’t make it for some of the sessions?
A: Please note the dates and time of the sessions and ensure that you are able to attend them. We are unable to run make-up sessions for those you have missed. 

Q: What is the class size?
A: There will be a minimum of 8 participants and a maximum of 15 participants.  

Q: Will I need a camera for this workshop?
A: DSLR cameras will be provided and available for complimentary use during workshop hours only. However, please feel free to bring your own camera or use your own mobile phone camera, whichever is more preferable.

Q: Do I need prior knowledge in Photography?
A: We welcome participants from all levels of Photography knowledge. This workshop is suited for individuals interested in learning about basic photography and potential therapeutic benefits of photography.

Q: What do I have to bring along for the workshops?
A: The Programmes team will reach out to you via email in advance to notify you of any materials to bring along for each session of the workshop.  

Q: What can I expect from and get out from this workshop?
A: Through this workshop, we hope that participants will be able to pick up foundational skills relating to photography (e.g. Camera Operation, Editing Workflow, Visual Strategies) and also understand the potential therapeutic benefits of Photography. We hope too that participants will be able to appreciate how Photography can be used as a tool to build self-esteem, self-efficacy and connect to the world around us.

Q: I purchased a seat at the workshop but I now realised that I am unable to make it for the sessions. What is the cancellation or refund policy?
A: Please refer to our standard cancellation and refund policy for Workshops at deck.sg/workshop-cancellation-policy/

Q: Why is there a workshop fee and why does DECK need it?
A: Although the workshop is supported in part by generous donors, the workshop fee helps cover additional costs related to administration, research, venue and manpower.

Q: I am really keen to attend this workshop but I find it hard to cover the workshop fees. What options are available?
A: For those who are facing challenges with payment or financial hardships, please kindly email us at education@deck.sg to request alternative arrangements. DECK remains committed to ensure accessibility to its programmes for all participants irrespective of financial position.