Fundamentals of Digital Photography

4,000 + taxes

Passionate about photography and want to learn more? Bought yourself a dSLR but have no clue what to do with it? Do exposure, aperture and focal length sound like alien terms?

If you've always wanted to explore photography but didn't know where to begin, this workshop is perfect for you! Scroll below for more details.

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Description

When:
On Sunday, 7th Aug, 2016 from 10am to 6pm
Where:
Somaiya Centre for Lifelong Learning at Fort, Mumbai
Cost:
Rs 4000 inclusive of a working lunch & refreshments, along with some bonus add-ons
Bonus Add-ons:
  • Take-home reference materials and cheat-sheets
  • Access to a private Facebook group for workshop participants
  • A follow-up session with a photo-walk in September is included
  • 10% concession on all future workshops and photo-walks with Studio KB

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP:

Were you gifted a shiny, new dSLR and have no clue what to do with it? Or perhaps you were excited to buy one for yourself but have still not been brave enough to take it out of its box? Do aperture, shutter-speed and ISO sound like Latin and Greek to you? Ever wondered about the fuss for shooting in manual mode? Cannot figure the reason why your photos don’t look as nice as you imagine them to be? Or do you still believe that megapixels matter?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the workshop for you! We start right from the basics to familiarize you with your camera, go through all the fundamental concepts of photography and have practical sessions with demos to understand the what, why & how of shooting. By the end of the day, expect to confidently shoot beyond the Auto-mode, start developing your own aesthetic sense and open your eyes to the many possibilities of digital photography.

More details about the workshop’s contents are below.


WORKSHOP MODULES:

Module 1 :: The Basics

  • An introduction to photography
  • History and types of photography
  • Types of cameras and lenses
  • Camera sensors and magnifications
  • Choosing the right equipment
  • Demo 1: What’s in your camera bag?

Module 2 :: The Exposure Triangle

  • Understanding Shutter Speed
  • Setting the correct Aperture
  • Choosing the ISO
  • Working with the internal Light Meter
  • Demo 2:  Can you balance the exposure?

Module 3 :: Shooting Modes

  • Why go beyond Auto-mode
  • Mastering Shutter Priority
  • Mastering Aperture Priority
  • Getting started with Manual Mode

Module 4 :: Practical Session

  • Practise exercises for Exposure Triangle & Shooting Modes

Module 5 :: Creative Effects

  • Exploring motion-blurs
  • Playing with depth of field
  • Demo 3: Achieving these creative effects

Module 6 :: Aesthetics 101

  • Compositions and framing
  • What makes a pleasing photograph?
  • The ‘golden rules’ of photography & when to break them

Module 7 :: How-To-Capture-This

  • Quick tips and best practices for different genres of photography, such as portraits, travel, landscapes, food, architecture, events etc

Module 8 :: In Conclusion

  • Sneak-peek to Intermediate Level Concepts
  • Caring for your equipment
  • Resources, Community and The Way Forward
Have questions? Scroll below for some FAQs.


FAQs

Do I need to have any prior knowledge about photography to join this workshop?
Who is this photography workshop for?
What do I need to bring with me for the workshop?
I don't own a dSLR / I use a point and shoot camera / I only use a phone camera; is this workshop still suitable for me?
Can you tell me more about the venue?
Is this only a single day workshop?
Why are you not teaching X or Y or Z that so-and-so workshop teaches?
What is the 'Bonus Add-on: private Facebook' group all about?
What is the 'Bonus Add-on: follow-up photo walk session' all about?
Do I need to register in advance?
What payment modes are available? Is there a cancellation policy?
Can you tell me more about the mentor?
I have some further queries / Can I get in touch with you before I register for the workshop?

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