SFW Perspectives

Mastering Instagram: An Insider’s Guide

with Pei Ketron

November 6 – 13, 2021

Saturdays; 12:30 - 2:30 pm (Mountain Time)

  • Tuition $295.00

Online registration for this program has closed. To check availability or if you would like further information, please call 505-983-1400 ext. 111.

Course Description

Instagram is the perfect platform for sharing your photographs, art, writing, or simply the memorable moments in your life. But how do you master—and keep up with—all of the different functions of the app?

Photographer and Instagram influencer Pei Ketron has been using this social media platform since it first launched and can help you distinguish between the features that are indispensable and the ones that are merely nice to know. Pei begins by walking you through the most effective ways to use Instagram: setting up a profile, uploading a photo, and writing a bio, not to mention fine-tuning privacy and security settings. You become familiar with the app's myriad features and discover how to add to your Instagram “story.”

By browsing content, you learn how to navigate the hashtag and commenting features, such as liking, responding, and mentioning others. We also delve into the different types of Instagram content, determining which accounts to follow and how to mute or block other users. You learn how to turn on post notifications from specific creators; re-share, save, and archive posts; and create highlights, among many other skills.

Though it can sometimes seem intimidating, Instagram really is for everyone. Whether you have been using it for years or are just getting started, join Pei and gain the knowledge to master Instagram and transform yourself from a “lurker” to an active and confident content creator.

Additional Information

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Open to anyone interested in this special program.

Special Notes:

This lecture format program will meet 12:30-2:30 pm (Mountain Time) on two Saturdays, November 6 and November 13. You can participate in this seminar even if you can’t make one or both of the live events. Participants will have two weeks to access the online presentations; no further extensions available.

Webinar software (available for no charge from Zoom.com) will be used to facilitate the class sessions. Further details will be emailed to registrants.

Santa Fe Workshops always aims to produce a high-quality experience for our online attendees. That said, variables including regional and local internet provider speeds, traffic on Zoom's servers, and your own computing hardware can contribute to a less than ideal streaming event. While we do our best to minimize the impact of these variables, they are outside the control of Santa Fe Workshops.

Policies:

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For the convenience of participants, recordings of each class session are posted privately for one month after the end of each session. Santa Fe Workshops takes the recordings down after one month to protect the intellectual property of our instructors.

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about
Pei Ketron

Pei Ketron is a photographer, educator, speaker, and traveler based in San Francisco. She holds a BA in Psychology from Pomona College and an MA in both Special Education and Assistive Technology from Simmons College. In addition, she holds a credential in Educational Leadership and a certificate in Digital Marketing.

After a decade teaching special education in the public-school system, Pei now teaches photography classes privately and at Santa Fe Workshops. She also serves as a photographic mentor for travel experiences with companies such as Passion Passport and has spoken at events such as Adobe MAX, SXSW, Alt Summit, and Start Conference.

In addition to her experience with DSLR and medium-format film photography, Pei is also an accomplished mobile photographer. She has amassed a following of nearly a million users on Instagram and was selected to be a part of Apple’s Shot on iPhone 6 campaign. She recently joined the Lightroom team at Adobe, with a focus on building a global photography community.

Website: pketron.com

Instagram: @pketron

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