Learn how to click stunning portraits, and use a flash more effectively to photograph weddings, birthdays and other events.
This workshop is a beginner's guide to making professional-looking portraits at home and in small spaces using simple and affordable equipment.
How will you benefit from this workshop? *Understand what differentiates an OUTSTANDING PORTRAIT from a GOOD PORTRAIT *Setups and shooting techniques for LOOP, SPLIT, BROAD, SHORT, etc. *Understand the different types of FLASH (Speedlight) available *Learn how to use speedlights in the MANUAL and TTL modes to control the exposure and photograph weddings, parties and other events * Learn how to use speedlights with inexpensive WIRELESS TRIGGERS for portrait lighting - Use multiple speedlights to light the HAIR and BACKGROUND, etc. *Understand the role of WHITE, GOLD and SILVER reflectors in photography
The only prerequisite for this workshop is that you must know how to use a DSLR or mirrorless camera in the Manual-mode.
What you need to bring: *A DSLR or mirrorless camera. *A notebook and pen to make notes.
You do not need to own a flash to attend this workshop. This workshop is limited to 10 participants only. About the facilitator: Girish Menon made his first pictures in his teens - a set of 36 photographs on a film camera. Already possessing an interest in experiencing wildlife, cultures and ancient knowledge that was quickly fading, he took off on a solo trip to South India after quitting his IT job. He took up photography full time on his return and has been facilitating workshops since 2007.