Personal Project Masterclass with Aneesa Dawoojee

Sponsored by MPB

AOP + MPB Personal Project Masterclass with Aneesa Dawoojee

Join us for an exciting MPB Personal Project Masterclass with Award winning AOP Accredited Photographer Aneesa Dawoojee

Aimed at entry and emerging talent photographers wanting experience with kit for a personal project, this Masterclass is sponsored by MPB, the largest global platform to buy, sell and trade used photo & video gear. There are 25 kit loans of kit available from


About this session:

The value of a personal project lies helping you craft and refine your own style. It draws you into the curation of work and helps you develop an eye for a winning series. All valuable elements that help you stand out from the crowd and be noted by potential commissioners and clients.

During this session attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Aneesa Dawoojee on her work and practice and responses to her own personal projects to date.

There will opportunity for hands on practical experience with various photo stations as well as advice on furthering your own project idea. Attendees are encouraged to come with a concept in mind.

  • Kit loans are limited to a maximum of 25
  • To secure your required kit – you must complete the booking form by 8 January 2024 at the latest. The booking form link will be included in your Booking Confirmation email


All images © Aneesa Dawoojee

Included in the ticket fee:

  • Making Your Mark in Professional Photography Participants in this Masterclass will automatically be granted admission to this later AOP event – which includes a panel discussion on the ‘Art of Networking’, free Portfolio Reviews and an opportunity to socialise with peers and industry figures. [See further details here:]
    • Note: You do not need to register for this later event – you will be able to confirm your attendance via your booking for this event.

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Event Details:



1:30PM Arrival – Doors Open

1:45PM – Introductions

2:00PM – Session begins

3:55PM Close

Note: Tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the organiser. Any questions about the event advertised please contact us at

About Aneesa Dawoojee


Aneesa Dawoojee is an award-winning social-documentary photographer whose work has been published in The Guardian, BBC, British Journal of Photography, Forbes Woman Africa, and The Portrait of Humanity. She received the 2023 ‘Power of Photography Award’ from AP magazine and was awarded the Solo International Photography Exhibition at the Royal Photographic Society, which featured images from her series The Fighting Spirit of South London and March of the Hummingbirds.

Aneesa is known for her exploration of community, resilience, hope, and social discourse. She has recently exhibited for the London Mayor’s Office, Arts Council England and has been working along-side Warner Bros Discovery on a series of social documentaries.

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About MPB

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We are the simple, safe and circular way to trade, upgrade and get paid for gear.

MPB is not a marketplace. We buy directly from visual storytellers and evaluate all items before reselling MPB-approved gear.

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We prioritise inclusive recruitment and support employees with extensive training and development. We promote inclusive visual storytelling and an inclusive circular economy.

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