Kalyan Varma

Exclusive photography session in Bangalore

This format of workshop is for anyone who is looking for mastering a specific aspect of photography and would prefer one-on-one attention instead of a classroom. Kalyan Varma brings in more than a decade of professional experience in photography to help you in mastering any specific aspect of photography.

Each of these sessions are 4 hour long and you can choose a convenient date and time for this workshop. Listed below are the topics that you can choose from and there is no specific limits within each of these topics

This is a class which will fundamentally change the way you see the world around you. It has nothing to do with technical sophistication or complicated equipment. This is a class about getting inspired, learning new things, working through burnout, and getting back to the part of photography that was fun and that which attracted you in the first place: looking and seeing.

The Photography Workshop is designed for photographers of all levels. The workshop caters to those who seek more intensive instruction, and includes photo editing, instruction, and critique sessions.

Basics of Photography
In this session, you will learn about all the features of your camera, how to control all of them and master the science of photography. Learn how to make a great exposure and forget all the guesswork. You will be shooting your camera on Manual Mode and really learn to recognise and use exposure compensations. It is all about recognizing middle-tones; exposing for all tonalities — grey, black, and white, understanding histograms and using them effectively. Understanding exposure, is one of the KEYS to successful shooting, and you will master exposure during this course!
Post-processing or editing your images
Learn colour management, post-processing methods to improve the brightness, contrast, and white balance of your image. Learn to use tools like levels, unsharp mask, cloning, digital blends and noise reduction. Handling RAW files, learn how to make digital composites, including panoramas.
Making stronger photographs
Learn the fine points of effective compositions — finding effective compositions, using lenses effectively; seeking the best perspective; texture, color, point of view; knowing zones of sharpness; selective focus; and the rule of thirds. This will also make you think like an artist. From trying to take pictures, learn to make photographs. Learn some of the fine points from painters and others, who use visual elements to compose beautiful imagery.
Mastering Light - flash and studio photography
When natural light is not enough, one needs to use flashes to create images. Learn from basics of speedlights and flashes to how one can use them in studio settings to even using them in the field for people and macro photography.

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Kalyan Varma is a professional wildlife photographer and explorer, who works on assignments with National Geographic and BBC. His work has appeared in many publications worldwide, including National Geographic, GEO, Lonely Planet, BBC Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation and other magazines.


The cost for the 4-hour one-on-one exclusive session is Rs 15000.


To register or if you have any doubts, mail to workshop@kalyanvarma.net.

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