UNAIR NEWS – Workshop on Technique of Mastering Company Product with Smartphone was held by UNAIR Hospitality Management program and it was opened for public. As the title implies, this workshop provides information and tips to become a content creator as well as interesting photography technique for photo production only relying on a smartphone.
This activity was held virtually on Zoom Meeting app on Saturday, October 10, 2020 and was attended by 77 participants. Participants who attended the event were not only from Hospitality Management or from Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR), but also from other universities such as University of 17 August 1945 (Untag), University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM), and University of Muhammadiyah Surabaya.
The purpose of this activity is to improve knowledge on tips and learn about the processes of photography, videography, editing, and other works using smartphones for students, especially those interested in photography and want to become content creators. In this activity, it is also taught how to submit photos or works to become a product which is valuable for money.
Not only about photography and editing procedures or tips, the workshop was also taught how to upload photos on Instagram to make it more attractive and eye catching with personal branding to attract a brand or company to work together as a sponsor or known as endorsement.
Dian Yulie Reindrawati as a lecturer in UNAIR Hospitality Management three year vocational program (D3) gave a speech as a lecturer representative. Calista Valencia, a Hospitality Management student was the MC. Aditya Agung, a photographer and content creator was invited as speaker.
“Photos are products and can generate rupiah even only using a smartphone,” said Aditya.
After the workshop, the event committee hopes that students will be more productive in using smartphones, not only for chatting or connecting through social media but also producing works and products. The committee aims to encourage students who are active in social media to be interested in photography or content creation. The students are expected to make their hobby into works. (*)
Author: Alifta Wulan Kusuma
Editor: Binti Q. Masruroh