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Sat, 09 Dec

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Chennai

Digital Photography Workshop

A full day workshop designed to walk you through from the basics of digital photography, image making process to shaping your final image outcome - social posts to fine art printing. If you want explore your equipment, interest in different genres then this course can help you with that too.

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Digital Photography Workshop
Digital Photography Workshop

Time & Location

09 Dec 2023, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Chennai, Appaswamy Mapleton Access Rd, Maxworth Nagar, Kovilambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600100, India

About the event

Introduction to Digital Photography

Get a flair of what all is discussed in the realm of photography - expose yourself to what is out there and build a context. This

helps to narrow down your interest as you further your skill. A short but interesting primer into digital photography.

  • Lifecyle of an image
  • What is digital photography?
  • Different types of digital cameras (DSLR/Mirrorless)?
  • Genres of Photography
  • Equipments/Gears
  • File formats

Composition

Photography is perspective followed by technology. An important aspect of perspective is determing how you want to capture an image. Lets discuss some know rules as well as know how to break them to let your creativity rule!

  • The rule of thirds
  • Leading lines
  • Negative space
  • Exceptions

Metering & Exposure

Photography and Image is all about light. Lets understand how the camera interprets light thereby realising the image you intend to capture.

  • Exposure triangle (aperture, shutter speed, ISO)
  • How to overexpose and underexpose an image
  • Evaluative metering
  • Spot metering
  • Center-weighted metering
  • Shooting modes - Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority

Focussing Techniques

What part of the image do you want to focus? How do we create maximum impact by focussing on the right aspects? How does it differ between capturing images of subjects and landscape?

  • Single-point focus 
  • Continuous focus
  • Manual focus

Editing and Post-Processing

Images straight out of the camera are not suitable for consumption (unless you use JPEG which we will understand why not to use!) This section covers the basic workflow to get the image out in the way you expect it to be.

  • Understanding white balance
  • Processing images for social media vs printing
  • Lightroom - Basic editing techniques (e.g., cropping, resizing, adjusting brightness and contrast)
  • Lightroom - Key advanced technique - Masks

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