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Nuts and Bolts: Basics of Photography

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Koramangala, Bangalore

Course ID: 3845

Koramangala, Bangalore

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2 Reviews

About the Course

Ever wondered what your Camera Can do? Ever understood the role of Light in "making" a photograph? Ever wanted to use the power of your camera its fullest capability? Nuts and Bolts is a workshop on Basics of Photography. You will about Fundamentals of Photography, Camera and its functions, Technical Aspects and Settings, and the role of Light -- how to work with Light. A module on Lenses and Composition is also included. Its a 1.5 days course that has 3 modules: 1 day of Theory + 0.5 day of practical field trip + 8-9 Image Review online (where feedback will be given on your work). Course Content will be provided to you for future reference. And you can get connected to the remaining network of students and photo enthusiasts thru this medium. Course Fee includes the Course Content, 3 Modules, Lunch + Refreshments and my fees.

Topics Covered

§ Camera: Point n Shoot versus SLR, how they work, their advantages & disadvantages, transition from the analog to the digital era, Image Sensors, the mega pixel war § Technical Elements: [In Depth] Focal Length, Aperture, Depth of Field, Shutter Speed, Motion Blur, ISO, Exposure Compensation, Exposure Lock, AF focusing § Lighting: [In Depth] How to handle light, types of light, Metering (Evaluative, Center Weighted, Spot), Low light photography recommendations § Lenses: [Overview] Types of lenses, its applications and usage, recommendations for lenses to posses § Camera Features: [Overview] Photography Modes (M/Av/Tv/P/Auto/others), AF Area Mode, White Balance, Image Stabilization/Vibration Reduction, and Auto Vs Manual Focus & others § Only If Time permits: A short module on Compositions and few photography techniques [Overview]

Who should attend

- Anyone keen on learning about the Camera and Basics of Photography -Amateur Photographers wanting to hone their skills - Users of SLR/DSLR or Prosumer cameras


None. Students at the any level of expertise - Beginnning or Moderate] can attend the workshop

What you need to bring

- Digital Camera (point and shoot OR DSLR) - Rental cameras and lenses can be made if you need them

Key Takeaways

- Learn the diffference between "making" and "taking" a picture - Develop an eye and understand the technical aspects of a Photograph - Understand your Camera, its functions, features and everything else completely

Date and Time

Not decided yet.

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About the Trainer

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2 Reviews

2 Students

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Hema Narayanan

Photojournalist & Writer, Bangalore

15 Years of Experience

- Ten plus years of experience
- Published in leading Indian newspapers, travel/inflight/interior/photography magazines, portals and blogs, including National Geographic Traveler India
- Shortlisted in the Top 35 of the worldwide 2011 travel scholarship held by National Geographic and World Nomads
- Published in the Edinburgh International Festival's representation of Indian Rajasthani culture
- Featured as 'Woman Photographer Achiever' by Times Neighborhood, Mphasis, Kannada Prabha and Honeycomb India Pvt Ltd
- Teaches photography to children and adults in the city, leads 'Experience India' photography journeys into parts of the country and undertakes commercial photography and writing assignments
- Licensed Artist with Getty Images and Shutterstock

Student Feedback


Average Rating




hello madam, i am navaneetharaj.p working in asc college (min of defence) as 'letter painter'. i'm very much interested in PHOTOGRAPHY (DSLR) so want to learn it but at present i have no camera. it's possible to attend the class pls reply me madam "thank you".


hello madam, i am navaneetharaj.p working in asc college (min of defence) as 'letter painter'. i'm very much interested in PHOTOGRAPHY (DSLR) so want to learn it but at present i have no camera. it's possible to attend the class pls reply me madam "thank you".


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