Metering Modes (how it works, when to use a particular mode)
Reducing Noise in your pictures
Focus points / groups
How to use these different modes to your advantage (small quiz)
Advanced Modes of your camera
Natural / Faithful
Standard / Portrait
Monochrome (when and how to apply inbuilt filters)
Theory of White Balance
Light Source and understanding its Colour Temperature
What exactly are RAW Images, what extra information do they contain when compared to JPG
Understanding JPG (overview)
Introduction to processing your images
Getting Creative with your Images (a quick walk through)
Rule of Thirds
Patterns / Textures
Commonly available free, bundled (with your camera) and paid software
Having a workflow
Understanding the Histogram
Highlights,Whites, Shadows, Blacks
White Balance, Gray Cards
Some basic corrections,
Some tips to simplify your workflow
Photography for you
Business or a hobby ?
Considerations for my investment (your equipment)
Making the best of your equipment
How to spend less and still get better results
Do I really need better equipment
Till how long can I hold off buying more stuff
Schedule for Day - 2
The intention of Day-2 is to help you remember all the topics covered on Day-1 and hence is in a open discussion format
Ask your Questions
Additional explanations for your queries & tips to remember
Buying Equipment under a budget
Understanding Exposure & Exposure Compensation
Using Manual Mode
ISO & Noise
Metering & Focussing Modes
Introduction to Studio Lighting
About the Mentor(s)
About the Mentor(s)
Sukla Chinnappa has been enthusiastic about photography since childhood. In his professional life he is involved in Design of Embedded Systems, Creative Designing and a whole lot of photography. A recreational runner who enjoys distance running and is also one of the official photographer for some of the well known running events of Bangalore. Sukla has experience various genres of photography from Portraits, Fashion, Products, Fashion, Wildlife, Newborns etc and is also the founder of Artriva Studios.
With his strong background in Electronics, System design, Creative design he is able to give you a keen insight on the inner workings of digital cameras, and help you understand its limitations and how to be able to take better pictures with any kind of equipment that you have.
Avinash Chinchalkar is a photographer and is also a Research Engineer currently working in the field of Image Recognition. Avinash has also been teaching photography during weekends for several years now. His love for photography goes back decades to the film era.
Tea / Coffee during breaks
Access to Online Discussion Forum
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Q. I am interested in learning how to click professional looking photos. I do not own a camera. Is it possible to rent one for the workshop?
7:58 PM, 12 Feb, 2019
A. We do have backup/standby cameras in our studio (venue for the workshop). Hence we can accommodate one or two students who do not have a camera. For any other queries you can call me directly at +91.988615669 Regards Sukla M Chinnappa + 91 - 98862 49405 This e-mail message may contain confidential, proprietary or legally privileged information. It should not be used by anyone who is not the original intended recipient. If you have erroneously received this message, please delete it immediately and notify the sender. The recipient acknowledges that Artriva Studios or its parent "Beacon Solutions" are unable to exercise control or ensure or guarantee the integrity of/over the contents of the information contained in e-mail transmissions and further acknowledges that any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender and no binding nature of the message shall be implied or assumed unless the sender does so expressly with due authority of Beacon Solutions.