What will you learn?
An extensive full day workshop covering all important aspects of portrait photography – technique, posing & interaction, light, framing, moment. The essential ingredients to get that magical frame which is both technically correct and aesthetically perfect, the one that connects with your client instantly.The participants will also get a hold of basic post processing, which gives the finishing touches to your work. And a wonderful on-field shoot with professional models to practice what is being learnt.
Is this for you?
A perfect workshop and course outline to help you take your portrait photography skills to the next level, a professional level. It will be useful for beginners and professionals alike. While the beginners can learn everything about the portrait photography, the professionals can fine tune their techniques.
What will you take away?
The workshop helps you in expanding your understanding of techniques involved in portrait photography. Deeper understanding of very important aspects like lighting (Natural & Speedlite), posing, effective interaction with the model, framing, etc. will be guaranteed.
On the paper
Planning the budget and finishing the shoot within it
Choosing a location
Different lighting styles for different occasions
What equipment do you need
In the absence of assistants, learn how to manage the shoot alone.
Other considerations (Dress changers, F&B, Transport, etc)
Inside the mind
Understanding and interaction with your model
Understanding the actual purpose of the shoot
Know the expectations of the client
Plan about how to meet those expectations
Visualise and make the list of frames that you would like to deliver
On the field
The shooting spot
The lighting styles
Technical aspects of using a Speedlite and light modifiers
Technical aspects of making images (camera settings, angles, etc.,)
Hands-on shoot with professional models
Inside the darkroom
Image selection after the shoot
Basic Post Processing
Printing and packaging
Delivery and follow-up
Review over a tea
Reviewing the participant’s work and providing feedback
Questions and Answers
Manikandan Thimma, an advertising professional by background, he worked on some of India’s most well-known brands, over the past 13 years. From multinational agencies such as Lowe Lintas, to specialist firms like OpusCDM, he worked with diverse organisations, on assignments that are equally varied: creative design for start-ups, and art direction for major brands that are household names.
Poornima Dsouza, a lifestyle photographer who believes in adding a lot of passion, life, and energy into every photoshoot that she gets involved in. Her work leaves a long lasting and beautiful memories in the lives of many families. While she is into almost all genres of people photography – kids, women, and maternity shoots are something very close to her heart. She keeps it simple yet effective by freezing the true essence of any moment and garnishing it with her creativity, a perfect blend.
The workshop is on Sunday, 31st July, 2016.
9:30 AM to 6:00 PM with appropriate breaks
Cost per participant is 2750/-
For existing Pixellin customers:
Have you been a Pixellin customer? Shopped anything from Pixellinstore.com or used our rental service? If yes,
Special Price : 2500/-
For Walk-in participants:
Anyone who is not registered for the event and directly appear at the venue,
Cost: 4500/- (subject to availability. We encourage you to call up and check the availability before coming)
Tea/ snacks provided at the appropriate breaks
Notepad/ pen for taking notes
Anything that is not there in the included list is considered as excluded.
Glimpses of last workshop
Advantages of Pixellin Workshops & Tours
We believe in providing a delightful learning experience. Our workshops are carefully designed to make learning fun but very effective.
- Personal Attention - Every participant gets maximum personal atention during the workshop.
- Your Expectations - Your pre-workshop expections will be exceeded over and above.
- Hands On - Our theroy class will be backed with best of hands on practicals/ exercises. You get to work on your own images.
- Value for Money - Our workshops are the most affordable and we make it worth every penny that you spend.
- Take Away - You go back from the workshop with some Pixellin goodies and a treasure of knowledge.