DISCOVER | CLICK | CHERISH 02 – A Travel Photography Workshop on 06 Jan 2018

300 + taxes

Travel photography is a broad genre, which can cater to individual interests and be an extremely engaging and rewarding experience.

The workshop will introduce participants to the basics of photography including composition, colour, subject & backgrounds; engage in an photography activity at the Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum and discuss tips & hacks to create memorable photographs on their travels! Click on the tabs below for more details.

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Workshop Info

On Saturday, 06th Jan 2018 from 3pm to 6pm
Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Byculla, Mumbai
Age Group:
Camera Requirement:
None! Bring an SLR / point & shoot / your cellphone or just your eyes!
Rs 300 + taxes, inclusive of Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum entry ticket


Travel photography is a broad genre encompassing the many different aspects that make each of our travels unique and personal. Some might be interested in photographing people, while others might find monuments to be more alluring. For some, it might be the grandeur of nature’s landscapes that beckon, while for others the effort might be worth it only when photographing an endangered animal.

Whatever be your passions and interest, travel photography can be an extremely engaging and rewarding experience; albeit one that comes with its own set of challenges and ‘rules’ that must be followed, only to be broken.

The workshop is broadly divided into three components: Before You Go, On The Road, After You Are Back. Click on the tabs to view more details about the workshop.

This travel photography workshop is broadly divided into three components:

1. BEFORE YOU GO: From planning when and where to travel, to creating an itinerary that is conducive to photography – a lot can be done in the planning stage.

2. ON THE ROAD: This is the largest chunk of the workshop. We start with certain fundamentals of composition, framing, colour, backgrounds etc. And then do some outdoor exercises to put these into practice. After a quick review of the participants’ images, we do a session on how to break the ‘rules’ that we just followed. We then touch upon a select few advanced concepts – playing with depth of field, multiple exposures etc, just to open everyone’s eyes to the many possibilities of travel photography.

3. AFTER YOU ARE BACK: Don’t let your clicks just languish on a memory card. Play with them, edit them and most definitely print them – for that’s a great way to improve your skill.

All through the workshop, we’ll touch upon travel photography hacks: What do you do when things aren’t in your control? Too many people? Barely any light? Overcoming shyness and more!

Participants’ profile:
The workshop is open to adults of all ages; and it requires no prior experience of photography, since the methods are based more on intuition and experimentation rather than on technical details. The only requirements for the workshop are loads of enthusiasm and bringing along any sort of camera for the practical exercises – even a phone camera will do.

Kunal Bhatia and Shuvajit Payne are the travel guys behind Rickety Roads. Their travel photography and writings have been widely published in magazines & newspapers, and they believe that travel photography is a great medium to share stories and enrich one’s travel experiences.

Kunal Bhatia
Kunal Bhatia is a Mumbai photographer, architect and writer. He works across the three disciplines and finds inspiration in cities around the world, in the people that he meets and in encounters that are often fleeting. Kunal believes that photography is a medium to not only capture the lives, moments & emotions that surround us but also the means to interpret, dwell & reflect upon these experiences.

Some of Kunal’s selected works are also available as fine-art prints; and in mid-2016 a book with Kunal’s photography of Mumbai’s housing-typologies was launched. Besides photography workshops, Kunal is also engaged in teaching photography via how-to tutorials and photo-walks.

Shuvajit Payne
Shuvajit Payne is passionate about people and nature photography. After a successful career in management consultancy, he has been working in the development sector in remote regions of India. He firmly believes that photos must tell a story and convey an emotion rather than merely documenting a scene.

Kunal and Shuvajit’s photography works are regularly published in numerous travel, lifestyle and design magazines. These include in-flight magazines (Jet Wings of Jet Airways, Silver Kris of Singapore Airlines); corporate magazines (Imperia for HDFC Bank, Select for Kotak Bank), Lets Travel, MTV Noise Factory etc along with features in Mumbai Mirror Online, Daily News and Analysis and Lonely Planet India, The Hindu and others.

Some images from our earlier workshops.

Some publications that have featured our photography and writing works. Click on the links to view the pages.

In Pursuit of Heaven – on France’s Mont Saint Michel for Jet Airways’ inflight magazine Jet Wings, 2017 Sep. Words + photographs.

Bhau Daji Lad Museum – as a photo essay for Mumbai’s oldest museum in Home Review magazine, 2017 April. Words + photographs.

The Mirror of the Sky – on Falaknuma Palace, in HDFC Bank’s Imperia magazine, in 2015 Jan-Mar. Words + photographs.



Features in the press, covering our photography, writings, travels and more.


The Hindu in August 2016

A feature on the first edition of our Fundamentals of Digital Photography Workshop in the Mumbai edition of India’s leading daily newspaper, The Hindu.

Featured in The Hindu, 2016 Aug


The Patriot in April 2017

This New Delhi based newspaper ran a full-page coverage on Kunal’s journery from architecture to photography and writing.


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