Friday, November 4, 2011

Photography Workshop Kolkata


November 20th 2011 Sunday

This is a one day intensive crash course photo workshop which will begin at 10.30 am and end at 6 pm.

iLEAD: Institute of Leadership, Entrepreneurship & Development
113/c/1, Matheshwartala Road, Topsia, ( near Tangra Crossing)
Kolkata (Calcutta), India, 700046
The location map of ILEAD is given in this link

The registration fees are Rs 1500/- payable in advance. Please do contact ILEAD ph nos  40182000/ 98300 15201/ 98300 15202  or e mail to complete the registration process.

Amateur Photographers interested in taking photography seriously. No Age limit/ No Qualifications / No Pre-requisite except an interest in photography and a desire to shoot better photographs every time! If you have a camera please bring it with you!

Equipment & Lenses
• Know what to buy and what not to buy and learn how to use your gear effectively.
• Learn from choosing the right body with right features to connect to the right set of lenses.
• Also tips about photography accessories like tripod, SD/CF cards, flash, filters, bags, etc., will be discussed.
• Understand the tools of trade for Close-up, portrait and Landscape photography.
• This session will also teach you how to manage and take care of your camera gear.

Master Exposure
• Learn how to make a great exposure and forget all the guesswork.
• Learn about auto modes, shutter priority, aperture priority, iso etc.
• Understanding histograms and using them effectively.
• Understanding exposure is one of the KEYS to successful shooting, and you will master exposure during this course!
• Also learn about depth of field, different lenses and their uses.

Learn the fine points of effective composition through twenty live examples
• Finding effective composition
• 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.

Processing your photographs
• Raw, JPEG and TIFF
• Free photo editing software and its use e.g. Picasa
• Introduction to Photoshop Elements software
• Learn color management, post-processing methods to improve the brightness, contrast, and white balance of your image.
• Resizing images for the web and for printing

Question and Answer Session
• You can put forth all your questions which have not been covered earlier in the workshop!

For information on Sujoy Das please do visit

For photographs from past workshops please do visit

Sujoy Das has been photographing, climbing and trekking in the Himalaya for the last thirty years. His photographs have been published in leading newspapers, magazines and books worldwide like The Washington Post, APA Publications, Frontline, India Magazine, The Telegraph, Outlook Traveler etc. He is the co- author and photographer of the book SIKKIM – A Travelers Guide with Arundhati Ray which was a finalist in the Banff Book Competition in the Adventure Travel category. He has held solo exhibitions of his work in New Delhi and Kolkata. He runs treks and photo workshops under the banner of South Col Expeditions ( He has run past workshops with Creative Arts and Kriya Studio in Kolkata. He was recently appointed Contributing Photographer to Light and Composition magazine in September 2011.


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