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Photography Summer Camp 2014

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Chembur East, Mumbai

Course ID: 15360

Chembur East, Mumbai

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Girish Menon

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About the Course

• This is a basic course; a foundation for professional photography

• This workshop has been designed for children between the ages of 10 and 18

* The classes will be conducted at the student's home/venue suggested by the student

Topics Covered

1. Primary camera functions
2. Basics of exposure and composition
3. Making photographs in ambient daylight
4. Making photographs in low light
5. Portrait photography in natural light
6. Portrait photography using speedlights
7. Macro and close-up photography
8. Photographing products


This session deals with understanding your camera and how to change certain important settings:

• Understanding your camera’s specifications and capabilities
• Understanding your camera’s functions
• Understanding your camera’s menus
• Understanding how to change the shutter-speed, aperture, ISO sensitivity, white balance and colouring etc. on your camera


This class is about understanding how to achieve well composed and balanced photographs that are sharp and not grainy, excessively bright or excessively dark; irrespective of the intensity of available light:

• Understanding shutter-speed, aperture and ISO sensitivity in detail
• Using shutter-speed, aperture and ISO sensitivity depending on the subject and lighting conditions to make a photograph as you envision it
• Achieving blurry and sharp backgrounds
• Understanding white balance in detail
• Understanding how to compose a photograph based on the subject and the effect that you want to have on the viewer


• Learn how to make photographs in daylight using the knowledge of the first two classes


• Learn how to make indoor & outdoor photographs in low light using the knowledge of the first three classes


• Understanding what makes a great portrait
• Exposing for portraits based on the knowledge of the first four classes
• Composing portraits indoors and outdoors
• Using reflectors


• Learn how to make portraits using a system of wireless speedlights (flash)
• This workshop deals with the equipment and method behind making professional looking individual and family portraits using a system of wireless speedlights in limited space and minimum budget
• The basics of portrait photography taught during Class 5 play an important role when making photographs using speedlights


Learn everything that you need to know about Macro photography once and for all:

• Understand the difference between macro, micro and close-up photography
• Understand magnification
• Understand photo gear such as lenses, tripods, tripod heads, and macro focusing rails, dedicated macro speedlights, extension tubes, close-up filters, right angle viewfinders and more
• Understand depth of field and the use of a dedicated macro flash and parameters such as sync speed, power and ratio
• Composing close-ups
• Customised solutions for your macro interests


• Learn how to photograph products professionally using the knowledge of lighting using speedlights and macro & close-up photography

Who should attend

This workshop has been designed for children between the ages of 10 and 18.


This is a basic course; a foundation for professional photography. No prior knowledge of photography is required to enroll for this summer camp.

• This summer camp spans one month
• Classes will be held twice a week (total 8 classes)
• Each class will span 90 minutes
• Classes will be held at the student’s home/suggested place
• Dates and time are flexible depending on the student

What you need to bring

• DSLR cameras are preferred but not compulsory – certain topics such as photographing portraits using speedlights and product photography need DSLR cameras and additional equipment… these will be provided to the student

• If you’re in the process of buying a camera and other photography related equipment, I will be happy to advise you about the different options available in the market before you purchase them

Key Takeaways

* Thorough knowledge of the basics of professional photography

* Industry-specific curriculum designed to launch your professional photography endeavors

* It covers photography in ambient light - these techniques are used in travel & editorial photography and photo journalism

* Portrait photography using speedlights is your foundation to portraiture and fashion photography

* Get started on developing your portfolio


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