Joining Foton is the first step in improving your photography and design skills. You definitely don’t need a very fancy camera, your smartphone is capable of shooting pictures right? Foton offers non-mandatory evenings full of practice and instructions, access to the darkroom and studio with a lot of equipment, Photoshop lessons, readings and workshops of professional photographers, day and weekend trips and of course a lot of other social activities. They also organize a beginners course once a year. This course exists of three evenings in which you’ll get to know the basics of photographing, Photoshop and studio work. Check the website of Foton for the dates!
Not only does Foton focus on photography, they also have a visual arts group that organizes weekly activities about painting, drawing, sculpting, origami, caligraphy, graphic design and more. When you become a member, you can have access to the drawing and painting supplies which can be used for the activities, exhibitions or your own projects.
When you become a member, this means that you can join both the photography and the art activities, but no activities are mandatory so you can also choose to just come to the activities that suit you.