Fiona Finchett
Photographer // Graphic Designer

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I tend to do a lot of stuff! So, I have attempted to document it all here!

Mentoring - Manchester College

I met my mentee yesterday, arranged by Manchester College. Instead of causing awkward conversation just sat in a cafe somewhere, I took her on a trip. We visited AWOL studios as there was an exhibition curated by second-year fine art students at Manchester School of Art. Having had a little look around, I gave Linda my camera. A little uptight at first, I showed her how to adjust the settings fairly quickly to suit an environment.

After a few shots, she began to ask more and more questions. I then shot the rest of the event, and chatted to a couple of the artist about the awesome work they were exhibiting in such a beautiful building. We then left and walked back to town. I feel like we got on well, lots of laughs and interesting conversation. The most fascinating statement from Linda was that she didn't believe social media was such an important tool.

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Views inside and outside of AWOL Studios.

Photography: Fiona Finchett