Photography Workshop – Level 1

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PhotoWalk Nepal, in association with Feature Studios, is organizing a Photography Workshop (Level 1) for beginners and amateur photography enthusiasts. This is a 7-day workshop which will be instructed by wildlife photographer, Mr. Om Yadav.
Date: 8 to 14 December, 2016
Duration: 6 days + 1 day outdoor practical session
Time: 5pm to 7 pm
Venue: PhotoWalk Nepal Studio, Kupondole, Lalitpur
Instructor: Om Yadav
Course Fee: NPR 7000/-
Number of participants: 12 (Limited seats)
Age: 14 years and above

Please fill up a printed copy of the registration form and submit it, along with the course fee, at PhotoWalk Nepal or Feature Studios by Dec 7th.

Photo Enthusiast

Course Outline:

1) Eye of the Photographer

Camera vs Photographer
Knowing what to look for
Basic guidelines for making a good picture
Selecting a Subject
Focusing Attention on a Subject
Methods of simplification
Seeing the world around you

2) Cameras

Some camera history
Camera parts
Focusing and exposure controls
Types of cameras
Camera brands (creating a system)
Your camera manual
Common DSLR features

3) Lenses

Lens basics
Prime vs zoom lenses
Fast and slow speed lense
f number and aperture
Focal length and field of view
Normal, wide-angle and tele lenses
FoV and conversion factors
Image stabilization
Lens defects (distortions, aberrations)

4) How to Use Your Camera

Being creative and professional
Autofocus (modes, focus lock)
Fixed focus and distance scale
Manual focus: when and why?
Depth of Field (hyper-focal distance)
Chosing the right shutter-speed and aperture combination
How to make sharper pictures
Preventing camera shake
Camera care

5) Developing Your Visual Signature

Equipment as Tools
Making versus Taking
Hardwiring Your Vision and Your Equipment
Turning Off the Automatic
Visual Signature
Defining Your Visual Signature
Embracing What You Like to Photograph
Describing Your Visual Signature

4 Responses

  1. Roberto Pineyro

    Very sorry for not being able to participate in this photografy workshop. I am outside of KTM
    I would appreciate it if you keep me posted about future activities

    • Om Yadav

      Sure Roberto! no problem at all. You can join in the next one. We will be having photography workshops at regular interval.

    • PhotoWalk Nepal

      This workshop was two years ago “8 to 14 December, 2016” we do not run beginner workshops any more. You might want to join our free weekend photowalks if you are interested in learning the basics. Please visit the FAQs section of this website for more information.

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