Hands-On Introduction to Photography for Busy People - Workshop (Beginner)

  • January 12, 2014 · 10:00 AM
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IMPORTANT: RSVPing here is NOT equal to a confirmed seat. Once you have made the payment and emailed me the details you will receive a reply confirming your seat. Email, cost and payment details at the end of the post.

Recommended and suitable for: Beginners with no or little knowledge of photography who want to learn photography and how to use their DLSR cameras effectively in the fastest and shortest time.

Totally Hands-on: Instead of getting you to memorize scary terms like aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, the idea is to bring you out to the field and show you what they really mean. Most people just want to take good photos—and nothing beats going out there to shoot. Learn by doing.

Personal Attention: Theory is kept to a minimum and the focus is on the student trying out each photographic concept immediately to see if he or she is comfortable and if not get immediate assistance from the instructor.

Course Requirements: Participants must bring their own camera (DSLR or compact with manual exposure modes).

Course Outline:

Session 1:

Camera operation and handling

Basic camera parts and icons

1st Practical Exercise: Proper breathing & camera holding techniques to minimize blurring

Session 2:

Focus and Depth of Field

Exposure: aperture, shutter speed, ISO

2nd Practical Exercise: Taking photos with different aperture, shutter, ISO combinations

Session 3:

Understanding composition: leading lines, rule of thirds, frames

Subject/Content & Framing


-Choosing backgrounds and viewpoints

-Understanding effect of focal length

3rd Practical Exercise: Composition Challenge

Session 4:

Thought process for good portraits

Shutter speed control for creative effects

4th Practical Exercise: Practical session + Review of images

End objective: You’ll be comfortable handling your camera in modes other than auto, understand concepts such as different shooting modes, aperture and shutter speed, understand basic of portraiture, and learn to apply composition techniques.

Handouts will be provided to all the participants in soft copy form for future reference.

You will need to have a camera capable of shooting in manual; aperture and shutter priority modes (check your camera user booklet). A Nikon, Sony or Canon SLR is highly recommended.

Total cost: 3500 INR (includes the course instruction and handouts. Lunch and tea will be provided as part of the workshop)

Taught by: Vineet Radhakrishnan

Instructor Profile: Vineet is a professional photographer and digital artist with over 8+ years of experience working on assignments in Paris, Singapore, the US and India. His fashion portraits & commissions have been featured in several French publications. He is a member of the Société française de photographie (French Photographic Society) and is an IED Madrid scholar. He has also exhibited his fine art work in galleries in Cincinnati, Paris & Berlin. His latest digital art series, "The Surreal Project" has been featured in numerous art journals & magazines.

Vineet has taught photography and photoshop workshops in Paris, Cincinnati and Bangalore.

Website: http://vineetradhakrishnan.com


Time: 10am - 5pm

Cost: 3500 INR (inlcudes packed lunch and tea)

Please use bank transfer to deposit the above amount to:
Name: Vineet Radhakrishnan
ICICI account no:[masked]
IFSC code: ICIC[masked]

Please email at [masked] with your name and transfer details to confirm your seat.

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  • RK

    Hi Raj, you're confirmed for the workshop. Thanks!

    January 2, 2014

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