The events
Redeye is delighted to introduce a new professional development programme created and thoughtfully put together to address all areas to consider when embarking on a career in photography. At an affordable price, we're keen to welcome creatives to get involved in this important training opportunity. The descriptions below outline what each session will explore.

We will bring a compelling and varied set of leading photography experts to guide you in this development programme. All speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

It’s Your Business: Getting Started (Mon 4 Feb)
The first one heads straight to the beginning of the process and is designed to talk you through starting your creative business, how to go about getting work and selling yourself as a photographer.

It’s Your Business: Running Things (Tues 5 Feb)
This session will talk you through running your creative business – the day-to-day management and how to avoid common pitfalls.

It’s Your Business: Pitching and Presenting (Mon 4 March)
The third instalment will teach you how to write and deliver a pitch or presentation to win work and develop your career.

It’s Your Business: Writing and Fundraising (Tues 5 March)
Session four is designed to provide advice on how to write in an engaging way, and how to secure fundraising.

It’s Your Business: Exhibiting (Mon 25 March)
The penultimate meeting is designed to provide advice on how to exhibit your work to showcase your creativity and capture the public’s attention.

It’s Your Business: Publishing (Tues 26 March)
Finally, this session is designed to provide advice on how to publish your work, conveying the content through print and which formats to use.

For those new to a Redeye professional development course and want to see what it's like - Redeye are running a It's Your Business Taster Session as part of HOME's PUSH festival on Tuesday 22nd January 2019 from 19:00 - 21:00. For tickets visit HOME's website here.


Who is this for?
This will be an essential, proactive and helpful series of sessions for anyone starting their photographic career or wishing to develop their practice in a new direction.


All sessions will take place at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester, M1 5BY.
The venue is fully accessible but for more information, click here.

The six sessions run across various dates in February and March - see above for a breakdown of dates.
Each day session runs from 11am until 5pm.

Tickets can be booked via the relevant links below. A full day session is as follows:

Redeye Paid Members: £20
Concessionary Rate: £30
Full Price: £40

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Please note our terms and conditions including our refund policy. 

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