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Getting Started With Digital Photography - With Sukla Chinnappa - With Sukla Chinnappa, Avinash Chinchalkar

Sat, 22 Dec 9:30AM - Sun, 23 Dec 6:00PM + more dates
Artriva Studios
Rs 2980 onwards
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Pricing & Offers

Pricing & Offers
Sat, 22 Dec
, 9:30AM
- Sun, 23 Dec
, 6:00PM
Day 1 - Theory Only
Working Lunch / Tea / Coffee
₹ 2,980
Day 2 - Discussions & Practicals
₹ 3,480
All Modules for Day 1 & 2
₹ 5,998



An interactive session to understand the workings of a Digital Camera and how to make the best of the equipment you have in hand.

Topics Covered :

  • Introduction to Cameras (Film & Digital)
  • Different parts & Controls of a Digital Camera
  • How to remember / What to remember  -  During Photography.
  • Choosing the right equipment

    • Memory Cards
    • Camera
    • Lenses

  • Introduction to the Exposure Triangle

    • Shutter
    • Aperture
    • ISO

  • Inverse Square Law
  • The Modes of a Digital Camera

    • Full Auto
    • Shutter Priority
    • Aperture Priority
    • Program Auto
    • Manual
    • Overview of other common modes (Additional modes are camera / model specific. Most common & specific modes of your camera are explained) 

  • Taking Better Pictures

    • Autofocus Focus Modes (One Shot / Servo / Continuous)
    • 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

    • Picture Styles

      • Natural / Faithful
      • Standard / Portrait
      • Monochrome (when and how to apply inbuilt filters)
      • Custom Modes

    • Exposure Compensation
    • White Balance

      • Theory of White Balance
      • Light Source and understanding its Colour Temperature

    • RAW Images

      • What exactly are RAW Images, what extra information do they contain when compared to JPG
      • Understanding JPG (overview)
      • RAW
      • Introduction to processing your images

  • Getting Creative with your Images  (a quick walkthrough)

    • Rule of Thirds
    • Symmetry
    • Leading Lines
    • Patterns / Textures
    • Golden Ratio

  • Post Processing

    • Commonly available free, bundled (with your camera) and paid software
    • Having a workflow
    • Understanding the Histogram
    • Highlights,Whites, Shadows, Blacks
    • Saturation
    • 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

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About the Mentor

About the Mentor

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 covers some of the well known running events organised by the running communities of Bangalore. Sukla has experience various genres of photography from Newborn / Baby / Children, Maternity, Portraits, Products, Fashion, Wildlife etc and is 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.


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Map & Directions

Map & Directions
Artriva Studios #355, (2nd Floor), 9th Main, Vidyapeetha Layout, Banashankari 3rd Stage, Vidyapeeta Layout, Banashankari 3rd Stage, Banashankari, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560085, India

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