Photography workshop in Thane
(15 seats only)
3 Dec 2016 : Basic Photography Workshop
4 Dec 2016 : Post Processing (Photo editing) Workshop
in THANE by : Kedar Bhat
This course is aimed at beginners and amateur photographers who wish to learn basics of the art and craft of photography. With the advent of digital photography and lot of camera/lens options available in the market at affordable prices, one needs to have a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of photography. After attending this course you can make a smarter and knowledgeable choice of buying your next camera or lenses. Intelligent use of simplest equipment is better than an unknowledgeable use of advanced equipment!
Further tips will also be given to make good compositions, exposures and the thought process behind making good images.
What topics will be covered?
Basic Photography workshop:
- Types of cameras
- Using various exposure modes on your camera like Program, Manual, Aperture priority & shutter priority.
- Types of lenses – Understanding specifications of various kinds of lenses and specialty lenses for different kinds of photography
- Effective use of white balance, iso, focusing modes, shutter speeds, apertures etc
- How to measure light & set your exposure in manual mode
- Accessories – Use of tripods, filters and other accessories to enhance photography
- Composition – Your images might be technically correct but they also have to be aesthetically pleasing for viewers to appreciate
Post Processing (Photo editing) workshop:
Many a times it happens that a photographer shoots with the right equipment and techniques but the final result on a computer or print looks dull. There are various Photoshop techniques to enhance your image without 'manipulating' them. This unique workshop has been designed specifically for photographers who want to refine their digital workflow and polish their skills in Photoshop. Participants have to bring along with them their DSLR cameras & Laptops with Photoshop installed in it.
Topics covered in PP workshop:
- RAW workflow - shooting and processing RAW images in free open source softwares.
- Color management - understanding color spaces to get accurate color in camera, print or on a website or facebook, instagram
- Image adjustments like Levels, curves, saturation etc
- Layer masking
- Resizing & sharpening images
- Removing dust from images
Have some Doubts?.. read the FAQ
Q: How many participants are expected in the workshop?
A: About 10 to 20
Q: Can I learn Photography in a single day? Is it not too short compared to long term photography classes ?
A: Beleive me yes you can ! Till date a few hundred participants have successfully attended and some have already started getting awards in competetions. It all depends on how well you practice the concepts learnt during the workshop after you go home. Believe me its as simple as learning to drive a vehicle.
Q: What kind of camera is required for the workshop?
A: A DSLR or any point and shoot camera with a Manual "M" mode will do.
Q: I do not have a camera. I want to buy one after gaining knowledge in the workshop. Can I still attend the workshop?
Q: Is there any age limit or qualification requirement?
A: No there is no age limit or qualification required for the workshop. Right from 5th standard students to working professionals to housewives to businessmen to retired individuals...anyone who has a passion and enthusiasm to learn photography have been my regular participants in the past.
See this image of the past participants: Click here
Q: I am totally new to photography, any previous experience needed?
A: No previous experience required ! This workshop is for beginners.
Q: I have done a photography course/workshop previously so this workshop is not for me right?
A: The concepts & techniques that I will be teaching will be a compilation of years of experience as a professional photographer. There are some concepts which I myself did not know for a long time during my early days in photography. So am sure you will learn more techniques !
Q: How do I enroll for the workshop?
A: Complete details for enrollment: click here.
Q: Do I need a Laptop for the Post processing workshop?
A: Yes you have to bring ypour own Laptop for the Post processing workshop. most important, you have to install Photoshop. Remember it takes long time to download and install. So make sure you install Photoshop well in advance. I can guide you through the process. Please note you can install & run trial version of the latest Photoshop software. I won't be providing Photoshop software to the participants !
- Rs.3000 - Single workshop (Either Basic Photography or Post processing workshop) if registered on or before 26th Nov 2016.
- Rs.3250 - Single workshop (Either Basic Photography or Post processing workshop) if registered on or after 27th Nov 2016.
- Rs.5500 - Both workshops (Basic Photography + Post processing) if registered on or before 26th Nov 2016.
- Rs.5750 - Both workshops (Basic Photography + Post processing) if registered on or after after 27th Nov 2016.
* Cost includes lunch/tea
Pitambari Creative studio
1st floor Laxmi Niwas, flat 104
near Bedekar Vidya Mandir school lane
THANE - (W) -400602
Landmark: its near Gokhale mangal hall on the opp side of the road.
Please refer the Google map bellow:
Google map: Click here
Saturday 3 Dec 2016 : 9.30 am to 4pm Basic Photography workshop - Classroom session with practicals.
Sunday 4 Dec 2016 : 9.30 am to 4 pm Post Processing workshop
How to Enroll:
To enroll for the workshop follow the 4 step enrollment procedure.
- Submit the online enrollment form: click here
- Make the payment: After I receive your form, you will receive an email from me with my Bank details for payment. Once you make the payment, email me the transaction id / payment details so that I can verify it in my Bank.
- Once I receive your payment, I will send you a confirmation email and your seat will be confirmed
Fees won’t be refunded. But I can give you 2 choices:
- You have an option to transfer your participation to a person of your choice for the same workshop.
- You can attend a future workshop of mine within next 3 months by paying an additional fee of Rs.1000/-. After that period you will have to pay complete fee as applicable at that point of time, if you wish to attend my workshop.
For Basic Photography Workshop:
- If you have, bring along your camera / lenses / tripods / accessories.
- Camera operating instructions manual, charged batteries, chargers etc.
- Notebook / pen for writing notes
- Lot of enthusiasm.
For Post Processing Workshop:
- Laptop & charger
- Photoshop installed on the laptop
- For Nikon users: Nikonview NX2 software installed
- For Canon users: Canon DPP (Digital Photo Professional) software installed
- Optional: Faststone viewer software installed for windows users
- Camera you possess
- Notebook / pen for writing notes
Follow the link bellow to install/subscribe Adobe Creative cloud Photography plan: