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Overview

Learning Holidays with PhotoIndia.com

  • Explore Goa through the lens
  • Learn to capture images you always wish to make.
  • 50+ hours of best information and training.
  • Learning from two full time professional photographers.
  • Focused and limited group size.

Get ready to rejuvenate your spirit! The opportunity to develop a skill set while on a holiday is most ideal. Developing or enhancing your skills, the first step to success is head in the right direction. You may photograph as a hobby or as a professional. The best approach to fine tune your skills is with the help of professionals. With a cumulative experience of more than 45 years, we at PhotoIndia.com believe that each photographer has a distinctive style., and we are here to enhance and fine tune it further.

PhotoIndia.com in partnership with Chowgule Centre for Applied and Professional Studies, Goa presents a five day long extensive photography boot camp in Goa. This learning holiday boot camp will facilitate your understanding of photography at the deep end. You may be an enthusiast who loves to capture moments and now wishes to transition to the next level or a professional who wishes to explore different perspectives. This boot camp will put you through the creative vigor. Our endeavor is to radically improve and enhance your creative skill sets, hence inducing confidence to go ahead and further explore your own style.


Workshop Information

Dates: To be announced
Time:  12:00 pm to 05:00 pm
Duration: 5 days & 6 nights
Venue: Goa

Fees: Rs. 30,000/- (Inclusive of Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch and unlimited coffee & tea with cookies and biscuits during the sessions)

Payment: Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking or Online Bank Transfer (NEFT) or Cash Deposit. Fees must be paid in advance. An additional fee of Rs. 1000 is applicable if bookings made by credit card or online payments, are cancelled.

Who Should Attend: Amateurs and Serious Hobbyist Photographers

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Outline

Schedule at a Glance

We begin with an icebreaker where the mentor interacts with the participants and discusses the scope of the Boot camp and what they can expect from it. Our endeavor is to radically improve and enhance your creative skill sets, hence inducing confidence to go ahead and further explore your own style. A detailed itinerary will be provided upon registering for the Boot camp.

DAY 1 (Jan 15)– Check in & Relax

Anytime post 12:00 PM – Check in
Until 7:00 PM – Relax
7:00 PM on wards –Invitation to dinner

DAY 2 (Jan 16) – Basics of Photography

9:30 AM until 10:30 AM – Introduction to photography

10:30 AM until 11:00 AM – Tea & Snacks

11:00 AM until 01:00 PM – Learning the basics

1:00 PM until 1:45 PM – Break for lunch

1:45 PM until 4:30 PM – Move out to explore and expose

4:30 PM until 5:00 PM – Tea & Snacks

5:00 PM until 5:30 PM – Reassemble for discussions and critique

DAY 3 (Jan 17) – Understanding Light

9:30 AM until 10:30 AM – Critique session of previous day

10:30 until 11:00 AM – Tea & Snacks

11:00 AM until 1:00 PM – Understanding characteristics and behaviour of light

1:00 PM until 1:45 PM – Break for lunch

1:45 PM until 4:30 PM – Move out to explore and expose

4:30 PM until 5:00 PM – Tea & Snacks

5:00 PM until 5:30 PM – Reassemble for discussions and critique

DAY 4 (Jan 18) – Landscapes & Introduction to Bird Photography

7:00 AM – Assemble at Dawn

7:00 AM until 9:00 AM – Breakfast and understanding the dynamics of landscapes

9:00 AM until 10:30 AM – Critique session of previous day

10:30 AM until 11:00 AM – Tea & Snacks

11:00 AM until 12:30 PM –  Dynamics of landscapes class room session

12:30 PM until 01:00 PM – Break for lunch

1:00 PM until 02:30 PM – Depart & travel to Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

2:30 PM until 5:00 PM – Introduction to bird photography; explore and expose

5:00 PM until 5:30 PM – Tea & Snacks

5:30 PM until 6:00 PM – Reassemble for discussions and critique

At Dusk – Commence return journey

DAY 5 (Jan 19) – Portraiture

9:30 AM until 10:30 AM – Critique session of previous day

10:30 AM until 11:00 AM – Tea & Snacks

11:00 AM until 01:00 PM – Understanding the art of selfie and portraiture

1:00 PM until 1:45 PM – Break for lunch

01:45 PM until 04:30 PM – Selfie and portraiture Practical Session

4:30 PM until 5:00 PM – Tea & Snacks

05:00 PM Until 5:30 PM – Reassemble for discussions and critique

DAY 6 (Jan 20) – One on One. Critique Sessions & visit to International Kite Festival

9:30 AM until 10:30 AM – Introduction to stock photography – How your Images can earn money for you.

10:30 AM until 11:00 AM – Tea & Snacks

11:00 AM until 12:30 PM – One on One sessions & Feedback

12:30 PM until 01:00 PM – Lunch break

1:00 PM until 1:30 PM – Assemble and Depart for Colva Beach

1:30 PM until 3:30 PM – Enjoy the International Kite Festival while capturing your best shots

3:30 PM until 4:00 PM – Tea & Snacks

4:00 PM until 4:30 PM – Depart & travel to Cansaulim Monte

4:30 PM until 6:00 PM – Explore your own creativity capturing your best images.

6:00 PM – Commence return journey

Please Note:

  1. This outline is only indicative and the order in which the subjects are covered vary from one boot camp to another depending on various factors.
  2. The boot camp is not meant for a specific camera(s) but is a generic one and camera agnostic.
Testimonials

“Good experience, learnt basics of photography and instruction. Staff are also supportive. The workshop is quite helpful to understand that photography consists in the eye of a photographer. ”
– Tripti Arora

“It was a very nice opportunity to learn the basics. Mr. Manu was friendly and cleared our doubts. I am interested to learn deeper.
Thank you! ”
Angella

“Very informative workshop on the theoretical aspects of photography and camera technology. Impressed with the pragmatic advice given by the instructor and the personalised attention.”
– Vivek Indrayan

“It was a good session which has taught me about usage of camera & how to take pictures. It is a definite worth while session for beginners. ”
– Ajay Kumar

“The information gives today learnt a lot about manual clicking, ISO, Exposures. Got to know all the basics. That helps to start a aspiring photographer. ”
– Sneha Ashok Sachdev

“Very interactive and informative. Would love to attend other workshops. PhotoIndia rocks!
– Krishna Kumar

FAQs

Who can attend this Bootcamp?

Amateur photographers, hobbyists interested in pursuing photography as a career, DSLR camera users, consumer digital camera users and cell phone camera users.  There is no Age limit/ No Qualifications needed / No Pre-requisite except your passion and interest!

What can I expect from the Bootcamp?

  • Loads of fun.
  • Extensive hands on training – classroom, indoor and outdoor locations.
  • One on one sessions.
  • Critique and evaluation of selected images.
  • Deluxe accommodation.
  • Transportation to and from outdoor locations.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and unlimited coffee & tea with cookies and biscuits during the sessions.

What all is not included in the Bootcamp?

  • Bad attitude, its not worth it!
  • Transportation to and from location.
  • Dinner – we feel you may just wish to explore the locale at your pace.
  • Alcohol, it just blurs the vision.

What should I carry for the Bootcamp?

All you need to bring along are:

  • Loads of positive attitude.
  • An open mind.
  • Camera, doesn’t matter what type.
  • Laptop, very helpful in managing your images.
  • Comfortable shoes and clothing.

What if I want to withdraw my participation?

  • 25 % of the fee will be deducted if cancelled 3 weeks before commencement camp.
  • 50 % of the fee will be deducted if cancelled 2 weeks before commencement of camp.
  • 100 % deduction within 2 weeks before commencement of camp.

An additional fee of Rs. 1000 is applicable if bookings made by credit card or online payments, are cancelled.

Contact

We would love to hear from you. You can reach us at training@photoindia.com or call Lester on +917420870362 (Monday to Friday between 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM).

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