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Lesson Posted on 16 Feb Photography Photographers/Event Photographers

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Softview Media College

Soft view a 20 year organization, is the first Institution in Tamilnad to introduce graphics and animation...

Course Outline: The basics of Photography Cameras and Camera settings Natural light photography Artificial light photography Photo capture set up Picture Framing and composition Course Breakdown: Module 1 The basics of Photography Understanding the basics of digital photography The difference between... read more

Course Outline:

  • The basics of Photography
  • Cameras and Camera settings
  • Natural light photography
  • Artificial light photography
  • Photo capture set up
  • Picture Framing and composition

Course Breakdown:

Module 1

  • The basics of Photography
  • Understanding the basics of digital photography
  • The difference between all the major branches of photography
  • File types (RAW and JPEG)
  • White balance
  • The exposure triangle: Aperture, shutter speed and ISO.

 

Module 2:

  • Cameras and Camera settings.
  • Digital Cameras.
  • Lenses and Focal Lengths.
  • Tripods and Accessories.

Module 3:

  • Natural light photography.
  • Hard Light vs Soft light.
  • Diffusers and Reflectors.
  • Natural light sources.
  • Use of light in story telling.
  • Front, back and side lights.
  • Artificial light photography
  • Lighting Modifiers and Accessories
  • Lighting gear and studio lighting kits
  • Equipment setups- Studio lights and umbrellas
  • Remote Flash and Radio Wave
  • Standing Light and soft boxes

Module 5:

  • Photo capture set up.
  • Photography work area establishment.
  • Photo background selection.
  • Shot Plan.
  • Scene Creation.
  • Use of props, backgrounds, surfaces and linens.

Module 6

  • Picture Framing and composition.
  • Model Placement and pose setting.
  • Rule of Thirds.

Career Options After Course:

  • Students who complete this course have the following career options.
  • Wedding Photographer.
  • Event photographer.
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How To Take A Good Photograph?

Jagdish Agarwal

He took his first photograph 50 years ago, with an Agfa box camera, gifted by his Uncle Phulchandji Agarwal....

Next time you pick up a camera, do not take a photograph, but make a photograph. Look at the picture in front of your eyes and go over the following attributes before you click the shutter: i. Colour / black and white: What is approprite? ii. Horizontal / vertical: Which format is correct for the image? iii.... read more

Next time you pick up a camera, do not take a photograph, but make a photograph. Look at the picture in front of your eyes and go over the following attributes before you click the shutter: 

i. Colour / black and white: What is approprite? 

ii. Horizontal / vertical: Which format is correct for the image?

iii. Angle of light: front / left / right / back: See if a different angle improves the picture.

iv. Angle of camera: Low / middle / high.

v. Subject matter: Caption, Can you think of some words for the image?

vi. Balance: Blacks / colour vibgyor, weight / harmony. Are the colours in balance?

vii. Lens: Wide / tele. What is the proper lens for this image?

viii. Exposure: Shutter speed, sharp / motion. Should you keep it sharp or show movement?

ix. Exposure: Aperture, depth of field. Different apertures give different results.

x. Composition: Centre of interest.

xi. Composition: Shapes / square / triangle / round.

xii. Composition: Pattern.

xiii. Composition: Lines / horizon / vertical / s curve.

xiv. Composition: Framing / fore-ground / middle-ground / back-ground.

xv. Composition: Cropping, can cropping improve the image.

xvi. Emotion: Humour / cry / anger / nostalgia, does the image have any emotion.

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How To Improve Your Photography?

Jagdish Agarwal

He took his first photograph 50 years ago, with an Agfa box camera, gifted by his Uncle Phulchandji Agarwal....

How to improve your photography and take better photographs? 1. Read the camera manual from the first page to the last page.2. Always carry your camera, you never know when you see something interesting.3. Before you lift the camera to your eye, give a caption to the picture.4.... read more

How to improve your photography and take better photographs?                          

1. Read the camera manual from the first page to the last page.

2. Always carry your camera, you never know when you see something interesting.

3. Before you lift the camera to your eye, give a caption to the picture.

4. Go close, edit all clutter.

5. See light and follow the light.

6. See shapes and forms in your pictures, square, rectangle, circle, triangle.

7. See colors, cold colors, warm colors and what it is doing to your picture.

8. Look at the background textures and see what it is doing to your picture.

9. Look at the lines, vertical lines, diagonal lines, horizontal lines, S curve.

10. Look for repetitions and rhythms and patterns.

11. When photographing people look for emotions, hand gestures and shoot at the right moment.

12. Take a picture with shades of one color and one with a mix of all colors, and feel the difference.

13. Take a photo in black and white and see the difference.

14. Take a picture at minimum aperture and maximum aperture and see the difference.

15. Take a picture at different shutter speeds and see the difference.

16. Show your work to people around you and learn from their comments.

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Photography In Your Spare Time: Stock Photography

Jagdish Agarwal

He took his first photograph 50 years ago, with an Agfa box camera, gifted by his Uncle Phulchandji Agarwal....

How To Be A Successful Stock Photographer? There are two kinds of photographers: (a) Service photographers: Service photographers sell their time. They first find a buyer of photographs, convince them of their photography talent and solicit assignments. (b) Stock photographers: Stock photographers license... read more

How To Be A Successful Stock Photographer?

There are two kinds of photographers:

(a) Service photographers: Service photographers sell their time. They first find a buyer of photographs, convince them of their photography talent and solicit assignments.

(b) Stock photographers: Stock photographers license photographs. They first shoot pictures of what they like and then try to find a buyer for those photographs. A stock photographer can market his photographs by two methods:

(i) Photo Library: A photo library is a place where thousands of photographs taken by hundreds of photographers are kept. It is like a book library. If a photographer chooses a photo library to keep his work then he can concentrate on the creative and artistic aspect of taking photographs and leave the marketing to the photo library. Every time a picture is licensed, the photographer gets a royalty payment.

(ii) Himself: But if a photographer wants to market his photographs himself, then he must answer the following:

What, Where, When & Why. If the photographer answers these honestly, he will know how to succeed in his photography career.

The answers to the following will be different for each one of you, so each one has to answer himself:

1. What: You must decide what you are selling: news, portraits, fashion, industry, still life, function, fine art.

2. Where: You must decide where you want to sell: newspapers, magazines, companies, homes, offices, industries, greeting card manufacturers, calendar manufacturers, art galleries, hotels.

3. When: You must decide when you want sell: daily, weekly(every saturday), every performance (theatre, circus), holidays, wedding season, greeting card season, calendar season, one location (tourist centre,shopping mall, zoo, wedding halls, convention centres) etc.

4. Why: You must decide why you want to sell: for name or money.

I assure you that if you take a few moments to answer these questions, you will know how to be a successful stock photographer.

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Choices For Photographers To Make Money

Jagdish Agarwal

He took his first photograph 50 years ago, with an Agfa box camera, gifted by his Uncle Phulchandji Agarwal....

Choices for Photographers: Today photographers have many options to make money from their photography. Try to choose a career where the competition is less. Here are 45 options for you to think about: Advertising photographer. Aerial photographer. Agricultural photographer. Archaeological photographer. Architectural... read more

Choices for Photographers:

Today photographers have many options to make money from their photography. Try to choose a career where the competition is less. Here are 45 options for you to think about:

  1. Advertising photographer.
  2. Aerial photographer.
  3. Agricultural photographer.
  4. Archaeological photographer.
  5. Architectural photographer.
  6. Art photographer.
  7. Assistant photographer.
  8. Banquet photographer.
  9. Boudoir photographer.
  10. Child photographer.
  11. Construction photographer.
  12. Corporate photographer.
  13. Cruise photographer.
  14. Dog photographer.
  15. Fashion photographer.
  16. Fine Art photographer.
  17. Fire photographer.
  18. Food photographer.
  19. Horse photographer.
  20. Industrial photographer.
  21. Insurance photographer.
  22. Interior photographer.
  23. Magazine photographer.
  24. Medical photographer.
  25. Museum photographer.
  26. Newspaper photographer.
  27. Pet photographer.
  28. Photojournalist photographer.
  29. Police photographer.
  30. Portfolio photographer.
  31. Portrait photographer.
  32. Real estate photographer.
  33. Resort photographer.
  34. School photographer.
  35. Shopping mall photographer.
  36. Sports photographer.
  37. Stock photographer.
  38. Studio photographer.
  39. Table top photographer.
  40. Theatre photographer.
  41. Tourist photographer.
  42. Travel photographer.
  43. Website photographer.
  44. Wedding photographer.
  45. Wildlife photographer.
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Answered on 23/10/2017 Photography/Basics of Photography Photography/Candid Photography Photographers/Fashion Photographers

How would a cannon 1200 D do for wildlife, candid and fashion photography?

Jagdish Agarwal

Photographer

All cameras can do all kinds of photography. Today technology has advanced tremendously. Today the most successful professionals in all fields are the ones who become specialist. So, my first suggestion would be do decide that you have an aptitude for what kind photography? If a photographer shows ten... read more
All cameras can do all kinds of photography. Today technology has advanced tremendously. Today the most successful professionals in all fields are the ones who become specialist. So, my first suggestion would be do decide that you have an aptitude for what kind photography? If a photographer shows ten of his best pictures, we can find out his aptitude. Hope this helps. read less
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Anyone want photoshoot for wedding, event, fashion, product

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Answered on 29/05/2017 Photographers/Wedding Photographers

How I become a professional photographer?

Sandeep Dattaraju

Professional Photographer

Hi Nirmal, to become a professional, start working with professionals. It takes a great amount of time to gain professional experience, and also to earn equivalent equipments.
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Nipun Syal

Tutor

Just go for Canon EOS 700D with dual lens kit (18-55mm & 55-250mm). Trust me, it s a very good setup to begin with, as you can also experiment a lot with focal length. The problem with entry level photographers is that the buy a decent body with a very average lens (18-55mm or 18-135mm) and expect... read more
Just go for Canon EOS 700D with dual lens kit (18-55mm & 55-250mm). Trust me, it?s a very good setup to begin with, as you can also experiment a lot with focal length. The problem with entry level photographers is that the buy a decent body with a very average lens (18-55mm or 18-135mm) and expect it to perform as if it?s a 5DmIII with a 70-200 2.8. Nikon also makes competent cameras, but as a beginner Canon is recommended because of its simple operation. read less
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Learner 2 Teach - Basic Photography - Workshops, Step by Step Photography Guide & Online Sessions

Photofountain

Photofountain is professional photography community and its a right place to learn things about photography...

Step By Step - Photography Guide : The guide prepared in Steps wise, that in ordered to practise each and every content of your DSLR Manual screen. You will get perfect idea on camera features, after going through the guide . Every thing you learn in this guide (5 GB storage), with proper scenario on... read more

Step By Step - Photography Guide : 

The guide prepared in Steps wise, that in ordered to practise each and every content of your DSLR Manual screen. You will get perfect idea on camera features, after going through the guide .

Every thing you learn in this guide (5 GB storage), with proper scenario on different photography objectives & Focus technques. All photography genres, sample images for analysing the Exposure settings .

Guide Contents

Weekend Workshops :

In our Workshops, you are going to learn all contents you see in your DSLR Manual screen and you'll get the perfect ideology on each every setting of DSLR camera ,so that take control of full features of your DSLR as according your Objective or the kind of photography you want to do. All photography all objectives like anything moving subjects, Still, Low light Photography and other scenarios related focusing techniques will be demonstrated live with your DSLR camera of any manufacture, also different objectives will be discussed after the end of the workshop and official reference guide will be provided.

We conduct workshops every weekend and we charge only once for life time and next upcoming workshops whatever is listed in the Bookmyshow are free of charges.We will give you unique identification number which is reference ID for next upcoming workshops and for life time. On-line assistance will be provided and unique thing about Photofountain workshops is that you get the Photography stuff very quick because demonstrate live with camera itself .

Workshops Details :
First one hour is complete Manual Mode(M) Demonstration with DSLR, Objective Discussions & Different Scenario explained and Second hour is Live shooting with respective to
your objectives, FAQ's.

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