Learn the fundamentals of photography with acclaimed photographer Dheeraj Paul in this special weekend workshop. The workshop covers the fundamentals of photography and will include: Equipment and its Handling; Going beyond technicalities to understand Light, Composition and Colours, Shutter, Aperture, Depth of Field, ISO / Film Speed, Light, Exposure and Metering, Capturing Perspectives. Read on for more.
Saturday July 14
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Theory Class in Hauz Khas Village
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: Lunch Break
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Classroom Session Continues
Sunday July 15
6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: Shoot at Qutab Minar Complex
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Proceed to Hauz Khas Village
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Critique Session
Rs. 4,000 per person for both days
Cost includes tea / coffee on both days but does not include meals and transport to and from Qutab Minar complex
Sign up in groups of 3 or more: Rs. 3,600 per person
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Enthusiasts, Beginners and Serious Intermediate Level Photographers. No age or other restrictions.
WHAT YOU NEED TO CARRY
Your camera. You can carry a point and shoot if you don’t have a DSLR.
Kunzum Travel Cafe, T-49 Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi 110016
HOW TO REGISTER
The registration process is complete only after we have received the payment. The same can be made by cash or cheque favouring ‘Indian Photo Tours’ and sent to: Kunzum Travel Café T-49, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi 110016 Mobile: +91.9650702777
The workshop covers the fundamentals of photography and will include: Equipment and its Handling; Going beyond technicalities to understand Light, Composition and Colours, Shutter, Aperture, Depth of Field, ISO / Film Speed, Light, Exposure and Metering, Capturing Perspectives
Session 1: History of Photography and Introduction to Modern Camera
* Cameras: Understanding Point and Shoot, Compact, Film SLR and Digital SLR Cameras
* Controlling Exposure: Shutter Speed, Aperture and ISO and their interrelation
* Lenses and their usage
* Advanced features of Digital Camera
Session 2: Understanding Lighting with Practical Exercises
* Various types of Light and how it creates textures, color and details in the picture
* Colour Temperature and White Balance
* Light Metering all through practical exercises
* How to mix various light sources
* Composition Rules: How light, shapes and lines add to compositions
* Making of an Image: Story behind the picture! Genres of Photography
* Photo Editing /Post production
Participants will go to the Qutab Minar complex and shoot under the guidance of expert faculty. All participants are required to submit a theme based portfolio for final assessment. The group will then proceed back to Hauz Khas Village for a critique session.
About the Mentor: Dheeraj Paul
Dheeraj Paul hails from a family of well known professional photographers, and has been trained under his father, Mr. S. Paul, one of the best known and awarded photographers internationally.
He has spent over two decades working as an editorial and advertising photographer. His specializations are People & Travel, Industrial, Fine-Art Photography, Still-Life, Food, and Architecture. He believes in stealing moments in daily-life situations. Besides outdoor photography he is an expert in indoor lighting situations and studio lighting set-ups.
Dheeraj also teaches Advance Photography to Post Graduate students at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre and Faculty of Fine Art at the Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi. His friendly approach make the most serious topics fun to learn, ensuring that the workshop will morph all the learning in a very simple way!
As a dedicated photography educator, Dheeraj brings insight and generates enthusiasm amongst his students in workshops held across India. His excellent rapport and communication with participants inspires and motivates, while his straight-forward teaching style appeals to groups comprising many skill levels.
Some of his awards include:
* Winner, THE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARD by ‘What Digital Camera’ magazine, U.K, in 2005
* Gold (First Prize) in CANON Asia & Pacific Photo Contest, in 2000
* Runners-Up, Commonwealth Photographic Awards 2006-7, U.K.
* Runners-Up in Land category of the 2008 Asia Without Borders Photography Competition, organized by Asian Geographic Magazines
He has been invited twice as International Jury by the HUMANITY PHOTO AWARDS 2009 and 2011, China, which was jointly organized by the China Folklore Photographic Association (CFPA) and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
He has illustrated many coffee table books, and his work has been published in leading magazines in India and other countries.
About Indian Photo Tours
A company run by photographers for upcoming photographers, Indian Photo Tours conducts Photography Workshops and Photo Expeditions across India, Nepal and Burma. The company has been co-founded by entrepreneurs who have decades of experience in professional photography, teaching, organizing and marketing interactive workshops and photo expeditions.
The aim of the organization is to encourage photography learners explore their own creativity and self-expression using their camera. Indian Photo Tours faculty provides one-to-one attention, arranges group discussions and workshops at suitable locations that provide an amazing learning environment and covers historical and natural sites, people and portraits photography, religious and spiritual events, fairs and festivals across India.