THE ART & SCIENCE OF
MAKING GREAT IMAGES
A one day fun filled workshop to learn the basics of photography and understanding your DSLR camera.
Photography is a mix of creativity and science. It is fun and can be a powerful tool of self-expression, but only if you master your camera and its functionalities. This workshop will start with the basics and proceed to the advanced nuances by bringing visions to life through your image making journey.
WHAT DOES THIS WORKSHOP OFFER?
A hands on guidance to the 'know all about your camera' tailored to your needs and experience.
Ongoing mentoring available even after the workshop
Mentoring by Internationally certified Newborn Photographer
Hands on training for each topic discussed
WHAT DOES THE WORKSHOP INCLUDE?
Introduction to Digital Photography
discussion on expectations & outcomes, merits of digital photography.
The different formats available and what to choose.
How does a DSLR work?
Understanding the concept of the Single Lens Reflex and the view finders. Difference between DSLRs and Point & Shoot cameras.
Understanding the camera and its controls
what do all the buttons on your camera do and when to use them.
Types of Lenses
How do lenses differ? Understanding the focal lengths. What lens to use for what type of Photography.
Auto Vs Manual. Autofocus Modes, Area selection modes.
What is exposure and how important is exposure. Understanding the Histogram
What is aperture? How is it beneficial?
Depth of Field
What is depth of field and how to control it.
What is shutter speed and its different effects on images.
What is sensitivity? How does it effect the images?
What is it and how much should be applied
What is white balance and how to choose the right white balance.
Exposure Program Modes
What are the different program modes the camera offers and when to use them.
The different types of metering modes and when they are used.
What is bracketing and when and how to use it.
Image Size and Formats
Different types of image formats and the importance of shooting in RAW.
What makes a frame, common guidelines to compositions.
Framing and Angles
Telling your story by choosing how close or far or which angle to shoot from.
An introduction to the concept of editing.
Genres of Photography
A guide to help you choose and develop your very own eye for photography.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
I am a complete beginner. Is this workshop recommended for me?
Absolutely! This photography training does not assume any pre-existing knowledge of photography and is suitable for learners of all skill levels. If you are a complete beginner, you should sign up for the Workshop right away, as we’re sure you’ll find it really helpful!
I don't own a DSLR and only have a point and shoot camera. Can I still attend the workshop?
Yes. The fundamental concepts of digital photography are common to DSLR and compact digital cameras, so it will still be useful, and you’ll be able to try a majority of the discussed concepts practically if your compact camera has manual controls. However, in order to make the most out of the Workshop, we recommend you hire a DSLR for the workshop, as it will also give you an experience if you are looking to invest one in the near future.
What should I get for the workshop?
Please bring your camera and kit lens, a fully charged battery, a memory card with sufficient space for a day’s photography, and your camera manual.
Get ready to kick start your photography in style!
Payment details will be shared upon enquiry
TIME: 10.00am to 6pm
VENUE: Pretty Pictures Photography Studio
#345, 2nd cross, 1st Block Jayanagar, Bangalore - 560011
To register for the workshop, please drop in an email to