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Santosh Jayaraman

Visual Author

Banaswadi, Bangalore, India- 560043.

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Photography Classes

Certification offered


Photography types taught

Candid Photography, Landscape Photography, Basics of Photography, Wildlife Photography, Product Photography

Class Location

Student's Home

Tutor's Home

Online (video chat via skype, google hangout etc)

Years of Experience in Photography Classes


Teaching Experience in detail in Photography Classes

Have been pursuing photography as a hobby since my childhood and Year 2006 was the point when the hobby turned into serious passion. I have dwelled in various genres of photography, experimenting, practicing and fine tuning my skills. My favorites being portraiture and landscape and floral close ups. I love to share not only my vast practical knowledge on Photography but also my extensive field experiences with my Photography Gear. UrbanPro has offered a perfect platform for me to teach (everyone says I am good at..) Photography. Join me on various customized courses, prepared with great care, keeping your specific experience levels, interests, and camera systems in mind. Each category focuses on course plans designed to give you comprehensive exposure to photography concepts, introduces you to various genres of photography and gives you deep insights into your creative side and also your camera gear. Class room sessions embedded with practical discussions makes it a wholesome experience for you and inspires you to go out and make photos. I strongly recommend and teach the Art of Visualization which positively effects your creative pursuit. Do checkout the reviews from my students, on my UrbanPro account and website, to get a hang of the feedback, satisfaction, and assurance of the quality of knowledge imparted in my classes.

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4.9 from 36 reviews


- by Mudit

attended Photography

posted on 15 Jan, 2017

"Knows about camera very well. Way of teaching or clearing doubt is very good. Got to know the hidden features of my camera. "


- by Vishal Ahuja

attended Photography

posted on 15 Jan, 2017

"Santosh has a very good experience on the subject which helps the trainee grasp immense knowledge. Very flexible with the questions and he would answer the same question end number of times without a problem. Friendly behaviour and jovial in nature, which makes the complete session so lively. "


- by Gaurav Jain

attended Photography

posted on 29 Dec, 2016

"Great mentor. He will let you know all the facts about camera in a very easy way and you understand each and everything nicely. I would say great creative photograph as well. If you have any doubts he will clear it . So cooperating regarding your time schedule. And ready to help you in future also regarding any doubt. If you want to learn photography i strongly recommend Mr. Santosh . Thank you sir. "


- by Dinesha S

attended Photography

posted on 10 Dec, 2016

"Awesome tutor, overall experience at very affordable price and absolutely hassle free service experience & needless to mention technically very sound, very helpful and friendly. "


- by Nikunj Bhagat

attended Photography

posted on 27 Nov, 2016

"Santosh was of great help, he analysed my requiremnts of photography and did just not help me on my requirement but also helped in many motivating me. "


- by Sunil

attended Photography

posted on 16 Nov, 2016

"I just like all his work and dedication towards photography, very helpful and friendly. "

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"Is raw file better than jpeg? When I compare raw with jpeg file after clicking from my camera, both look same. What's the difference?" in   Photography, Photography/Basics of Photography

If you are going to process your image, yes RAW is better. The JPEG on the other hand are compressed processed files of smaller file size and doesn't allow the kind of bandwidth a raw would for post processing. RAW image size is thus bigger than the JPEG. Reviewing pics on the camera LCD is not advised because the LCD is a small area cramped with pixels and doesn't show the dynamic range your computer screen would. Even on your computer, please view your pics on the picture viewer provided by your camera manufacturer instead of Microsoft picture viewer. The mpv does a horrible compression of your JPEG and wouldn't read your RAW. Hope this helps. All the best for your photography have fun and take care. Regards, Santosh J


"Should I use flash during day time while taking portraits ?" in   Photography, Photography/Fashion Photography, Photography/Basics of Photography

If there is a need to fill in the hard shadows on the subject due to the way the subject is positioned (if the light source is behind the subject/if the subject is wearing headgear, cap, hat or heavy jewelry etc) then you might want to use fill flash and for added effect you can use a diffuse screen to further spread and soften the lighted emitted from the flash. Remember that once you bring in a flash you might want to balance between light from the flash with the available ambient light. Regards, Santosh J


"How soon can I learn about basic Photography?" in   Photography, Photography/Basics of Photography

How soon depends on how fast you are able to grasp the concepts of shutter speed, Aperture and ISO and their relationship and other concepts of light including framing and composition. The more you practice the more you learn. The secret lies in practice. Take every opportunity you get to photograph. All the best. Regards, Santosh J


Santosh Jayaraman describes himself as Visual Author. He conducts classes in Photography. Santosh is located in Banaswadi, Bangalore. Santosh takes at students Home, Regular Classes- at his Home and Online Classes- via online medium. He has 11 years of teaching experience . Santosh has completed Master of Science (M.Sc.) from Bharathidasan University. He is well versed in Hindi, English, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. Santosh has got 36 reviews till now with 100% positive feedback.

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