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Street Photography Workshop

one week on tour, in Rajasthan: Jaipur and Jodhpur

Sat 5th to Sat 12th Aug 2017

a real-life experience of street photography, touring around one of India’s finest states.  Have your senses overloaded with vibrant colours, spectacular sights, warming light, distinctive aromas and tastes.  Expect the unexpected.  Learn how to capture and to keep the spirit of the moment alive in a photograph.  Make artistic and creative images that focus on composition, style and telling stories.

Maximum 6 participants for optimum attention and guidance.  Early booking is advised.

Day 1   

Saturday 5th Aug (arrive in Jaipur)

Check into Arya Niwas hotel

Orientation and outline of the programme

Introduction and principles of Street and Social Documentary Photography

Day 2 

Sunday 6th Aug (around Jaipur)

Morning shoot

Review of day’s shoot and photos

Editing top images

Day 3 

Monday 7th Aug (Jaipur)

Studying master photographers’ photos

Shooting assignment

Review of day’s shoot and photos

Day 4   

Tuesday 8th Aug  (leave for Ajmer: train @ 10.40am / arrive @ 12.45)

Black and white photography

Shooting around Ajmer

Day 5   

Wednesday 9th Aug (leave for Jodhpur: train @ 13.40 / arrive @ 17.35)

Review of  previous day’s shoot

Travel to Jodhpur

Day 6   

Thursday 10th Aug (Jodhpur)

Open spaces and minimalist shots

Shooting all day

Day 7 

Friday 11th Aug (leave for Jaipur: train @ 16.30 / arrive @ 21.15)

Morning shooting

Travel to Jaipur

Day 8 

Saturday 12th Aug  (Jaipur)

Morning:

Review of participants’ Jodhpur photos

How to build a body of work

Creating personal shooting assignments

Any other topics, questions etc

Afternoon: Guest free to leave at their leisure

Cost 80,000 INR

Included in cost:  hotels (7 nights in own room) / trains around Rajasthan / course fee

*participants are responsible for food and local travel costs (rickshaws etc)

** if using PayPal, charges/fees to be absorbed by the participant

Participants may arrive and check into the Arya Niwas hotel on Saturday 5th August around noon.

Taxis are available at the airport, or the hotel can arrange for an airport pickup (12 kms).

Requirements

A keen interest in photography and travel

A basic level of fitness (for walking)

A reliable digital camera and laptop computer with Lightroom

Plenty of free space on laptop’s hard drive for all photos and external hard drive for storage

Lens, spare batteries, charger, memory cards etc

An open mind, patience and a good sense of humour!

What to expect

Learn about street photography

Improve your photographic craft (eg working with a camera, technique, approaching subjects, photographic composition, light, patterns, colours, contrast, lines etc)

Master how to edit images and make them ‘pop’

Find your personal style and create a strong body of work

Daily photoshoots and street photography workshops

See the real India in a small group, at a reasonable cost

Receive personal guidance, tuition and feedback

To book your place

Please complete the Registration / Booking Form

Once payment is received, your place will be confirmed

Please email Mahesh if you have any questions  mahesh@maheshnandeesh.com

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