The faculty of Arts and Design held a symposium on “Basics of Photography” on Tuesday, 26 November 2019. The symposium was delivered by Dr. Hekmat Hassan, a lecturer at the Graphics Department who introduced the students to the basics of photography in terms of the concept of photography, shutter speed, lenses, measuring ISO speed, camera positions and angels, focus, flash and camera settings. The seminar also stressed the necessity of selecting the right photo for the content to be delivered, even before capturing these photos. Photography is considered an essential tool in working in news, media, among other things, for giving credibility to the information that are disseminated in the world around us as well as the documentation of events and unforgettable moments.