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‘Street Secrets’ – Street Photography Workshop with GMB Akash

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‘Street Secrets’ – Street Photography Workshop with GMB Akash

Dates 24th March (Friday) & 26th March (Gov. Holiday), 2017

Place: First Light Campus, Dhaka, Duration: Two days

Fees: 4000 BDT (For Bangladeshi students)
Teaching language: Bengali & English
Workshop hours: 9 AM to 7 PM

To apply email to akashimages@gmail or to make any queries call 01989052484

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About The Workshop:

‘I can smell photograph. During walking in a street suddenly a place attract me magnetically. I can smell the right place and can visualize my future photograph. I wait until I get the picture I want, the waiting makes it more interesting, my attempts make me more excellent. I wait hours and hours with happiness but no boredom. Because I am sure I will get something every very special. Even I can spend one day in one place just to get one shot that will remain precious to me for lifetime’ – Mentor GMB Akash

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This workshop is inviting you to unfold secrets of streets. The workshop will consist of presentations with insightful tips and techniques to help you better learn how to shoot captivating street photographs. To help you gain hands-on experience here will be a lot of personalized attention, and your instructor will help you build upon your strengths and weaknesses in your photography. This workshop is ideal for beginner or intermediate street photographers who wants to learn by exploring streets

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 Main focus of the workshop:

  • Learn how to develop your creative eye by exploring the process of looking, perceiving and your imagination.
  • Learn how to conceive and construct a photographic image by being aware of your environment and your abilities in the field.
  • Learn and improve your way of portraying people by mastering the relationship with the subject
  • Learn how to nurture your street photography without having to do an around-the-world-trip.

What you will gain from this workshop:

  • Greater ability to work quickly and decisively with your camera.
  • Increased confidence in your skills as a photographer.
  • Effectiveness in establishing rapport with subjects.
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with editing and sequencing your work to create a powerful visual narrative of your subject.
  • Certificate after the completion of the workshop

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What you will need:
-Digital camera and just one or two lenses (for example – 24mm, 28mm 35mm, 50mm or a zoom covering a part of this range). Emphasis will be placed on going light and simple and moving yourself to get the photo.

Conditions:

– The workshop is limited to an intimate class of 25 passionate individuals who want to take their street photography to new heights. Therefore interested participants are requested to email akashimages@gmail.com or call 01989052484

– The BDT 4000 fee do not include transport, accommodation, food nor on-the-ground expenses. Participants will be given only evening snacks from school.

– In order to confirm your application/seat, 3000 taka advance payment is a must; participant has to do BKASH (Money Transfer) according to Administration’s instruction

– If accepted, the participant will receive a course contract confirming the success of his/her application by email.

– To confirm registration, the participant must report, within three days, with the advance deposit payment of the workshop.

– The rest of the fee must be paid by the first day of the workshop at the latest. The participant will then receive a complete receipt and ID card.

Deadlines:
– Registration is open from 7th March – 22nd March 2016. Please note that      registration will get close as soon as all seats will fill up

– If a participant decides to cancel for whatever reason after payment the registration fees will not be refunded as there are limited seats. Participants are requested to consider all incidents before enrolling.

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How to apply:

  • If you would like to secure your spot for the workshop, please email  akashimages@gmail.com. Secure your spot now, room is running out for this popular workshop!

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Day ONE: 24th March 2017

– Classroom lecture by GMB Akash
– Review participants’ portfolios by GMB Akash and provide individual feedback

– Workshop lecture on Street photography

– Participants will be taken out in the field for a guided photo assignment

–  Review of the work

Day TWO: 26th March, 2017

– Participants will be taken out of the field for a guided photo assignment
– Lecture class by GMB Akash
– Preparation for the day’s assignment
– Review of the assignment work and group photo critique
– Post processing with Adobe Lightroom

– Workshop wraps up
– Concluding remarks for students and for instructor, participants will be added in a private Facebook group to keep in touch after the workshop in order to build a community of learning.

  • To watch reviews from students from the last street photography workshop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hQc5TM9JOQ

Meet the Instructor:

 

 

 

 

Participant (VIII) Review of the One on One workshop with GMB Akash

Introducing Philipp Gasser, Participant of ‘One on One workshop with GMB Akash’

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‘Philipp Gasser is based in Switzerland. His admiration for Photography and intense desire to discover Asia bring him to Bangladesh to attend the ‘One on One exclusive photography program with GMB Akash’. After completing the in-depth Photography Workshop with me, he produces outstanding images that built a portfolio worth sharing. He closely looks at his subjects and made everlasting bonding which helped him to get very realistic images. His enthusiasm and passion for photography hardly tire him to try something new or experiment with his pictures. He is a very keen learner and open to take challenges which make this workshop fun for me as mentor.  We exchanged ideas and works from early morning to late evening pointing out different aspects of his interest either in photography or exploring the city.  His ability to get closer to people enabled him to get some excellent shots. He captures light and colour brilliantly into artistic compositions and produces some detail work that is incredible. Philipp amaze me as a photographer and he is a very generous person, I wish him success and happiness in his career and life’ – GMB Akash

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One on one Workshop review by Philipp Gasser:

Video Interview of Philipp Gasser:

‘It’s a wonderful opportunity for me to join this One on One workshop, because Akash is a wonderful person and a great artist. He knows how to take incredible pictures and I could imagine no one else than him as my Mentor. For me it’s a great chance to improve my personal skill for photography. Akash took me to some exciting places which is rich in photography subjects. We visited unique places, unique people, and unique situations. Every day we start at early morning and continue till late evening. Akash checked every single image I took during the shoot, rated them and gave me valuable inputs. Akash is a great teacher. Bangladesh is different and its people are amazing, it’s a huge experience for me. I took one thousand pictures every day. And every day I improved. I see the improvement in all my pictures. This workshop is time worth, experience worth, it’s an unforgettable experience for me to joining Akash on this daily adventure through the villages, through the different places. In six days, I took more than ten thousands images. I will leave this country with a big smile’ – Philipp Gasser

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6 Day One-on-One Workshop with GMB Akash:

The focus of this customized program is to not only teach photography but to give students a chance to fully experience a career that is often misunderstood. While media and films have glamorized the lives of photographers, the reality is that this is one of the world’s most demanding and difficult jobs, both physically and mentally. We have designed GMB Akash’s workshops to give young photographers an opportunity to experience the true nature of international photojournalism, street photography and documentary photography. No other workshop or seminar gives students the ability to work one on one with a professional photojournalist in a real world environment. Each student will have exclusive access to GMB Akash through the duration of the workshop, giving them the opportunity to take advantage of his work experience, teachings, and methodologies. Due to the intimate nature of these workshops and the real world working environment, each student can expect to learn and experience much more than they would during one year in a standard university photography program. Each workshop is six days long and set in locations that are rich in culture with a wealth of photographic and documentary subject matter.

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This program covers a vast array of subjects including photographing in adverse conditions, gaining your subjects trust and adapting photographic ethics. Night and low light photography. Working without a flash or tripod. The digital darkroom, editing and workflow in Lightroom. Tips and tricks for “saving” a photograph or putting the finishing touches on a “perfect” photograph. How to work with your camera and use its many functions. Camera and lens field care. Captioning images and the five W’s (Who, What, When, Where and Why.) Working with editors, deadlines, assignments, freelance projects etc. Building and presenting a story online/digital light boxes and personal websites. Copyright information and how to use it in the real world. Preparing for the future and impending changes in the industry.

To apply for ‘One on One workshop’ email to akashimages@gmail.com

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Participant (VII) Review of the One on One workshop with GMB Akash

Introducing Mahesh Krishnamurthy, participant of ‘One on One workshop with GMB Akash’.

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‘Mahesh is based in the Indonesia. After completing the One on One exclusive photography program with me he stunned me with his outstanding portfolio. He was very open to take challenges during this six-days shooting period. His enthusiasm and passion for photography hardly tired him to try something new or experiment with his pictures.   His ability to get closer to people enabled him to get some excellent results. He captured light and colour brilliantly into artistic compositions and produced some detail work that is incredible. Mahesh Krishnamurthy has clearly progressed and I wish him much success in life and career’ – GMB Akash

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One on one Workshop review by Mahesh Krishnamurthy:

Video Interview of Mahesh Krishnamurthy:

About GMB Akash and the One on One exclusive program:

GMB Akash is probably the only workshop leader I know who went through all my pictures – I mean all 7,000 pictures taken during the time spent shooting on the streets on Bangladesh.  I joined the One-on-One Workshop with GMB Akash to improve my portraiture skills and also learn more about street photography. During the six days, I learned the importance of having a proper background, identify good light, the role of color – what color to avoid in a photo. I never thought my work could improve within six days, but strangely enough, it has improved dramatically. The workshop met my expectations. Although I am primarily into black and white photography, GMB Akash has impressed upon me the importance of color.   I see improvement in my portraiture skills, and over the next few months, I will be honing my skills.

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About Dhaka:

Dhaka has some very varied and good locations for portraiture and street photography. It is important for newcomers like me to shoot in places where people are photography friendly, and Bangladesh is such a country. There is some magic in the light in Bangladesh in winter – the cloud cover enabled shooting most of the day. Bangladeshi faces, in my opinion, make great character studies in portraiture.

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6 Day One-on-One Workshop with GMB Akash:

The focus of this customized program is to not only teach photography but to give students a chance to fully experience a career that is often misunderstood. While media and films have glamorized the lives of photographers, the reality is that this is one of the world’s most demanding and difficult jobs, both physically and mentally. We have designed GMB Akash’s workshops to give young photographers an opportunity to experience the true nature of international photojournalism, street photography and documentary photography. No other workshop or seminar gives students the ability to work one on one with a professional photojournalist in a real world environment. Each student will have exclusive access to GMB Akash through the duration of the workshop, giving them the opportunity to take advantage of his work experience, teachings, and methodologies. Due to the intimate nature of these workshops and the real world working environment, each student can expect to learn and experience much more than they would during one year in a standard university photography program. Each workshop is six days long and set in locations that are rich in culture with a wealth of photographic and documentary subject matter.

This program covers a vast array of subjects including photographing in adverse conditions, gaining your subjects trust and adapting photographic ethics. Night and low light photography. Working without a flash or tripod. The digital darkroom, editing and workflow in Lightroom. Tips and tricks for “saving” a photograph or putting the finishing touches on a “perfect” photograph. How to work with your camera and use its many functions. Camera and lens field care. Captioning images and the five W’s (Who, What, When, Where and Why.) Working with editors, deadlines, assignments, freelance projects etc. Building and presenting a story online/digital light boxes and personal websites. Copyright information and how to use it in the real world. Preparing for the future and impending changes in the industry.

To apply for ‘One on One workshop’ email to akashimages@gmail.com

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Participant (VI) of One on One photography workshop with GMB Akash

 

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Introducing Ingrid Koedood, participant (VI) of One on One photography workshop with GMB Akash. She  came from Netherlands to attend ‘One on One Photography workshop’ in Bangladesh. Check her review in the video below:

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GMB Akash about participant Ingrid Koedood:

“Ingrid Koedood is an amazing traveler and photographer. She has a different approach to understand people which made it very easy for her to interact with people and thus she got some amazing pictures. After completing the workshop she produced a cohesive portfolio. She captured light and colour brilliantly into aesthetic compositions and produced some detail works. Her work represents diverse artistic concerns. I wish her very best. Her produced images is the showcase how wonderfully she captured moments”

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Ingrid Koedood talks about the workshop:

“Participating in the One on One Photography Workshop with GMB Akash turned out to be one of the best things I’ve done for my creative self in a very long time. I deeply admired GMB Akash work when I follow him in social networking sites, the colour, aspects and composition drew my mind and pierce my soul. The expressions of the images were coming back to my mind and then I have decided to give a try to this exclusive program. My passions are also traveling and photography, so I wanted to come to Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a wonderful country, the colour, the light and its beautiful people gave a long lasting memory to cherish.

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For a photographer joining this workshop was a great opportunity for me to learn. I will really miss this place and would like to come back again. For a solo traveler I feel Bangladesh is really safe. My great teacher Akash taught me how to improve the technique, how to balance the composition of the picture, how to find and use proper light and also how to optimize portraits. He remained close to me and shared his knowledge, tricks. Without any hesitation, I could ask him any question whenever I had a doubt. I found it’s great to shoot side by side with Akash, in the real field. This was undoubtedly a life changing experience as a traveler and photographer. I give my full recommendation to those who want to explore such adventure as like me”

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6 Day One-on-One Workshop with GMB Akash: The focus of this customized program is to not only teach photography but to give students a chance to fully experience a career that is often misunderstood. While media and films have glamorized the lives of photographers, the reality is that this is one of the world’s most demanding and difficult jobs, both physically and mentally. We have designed GMB Akash’s workshops to give young photographers an opportunity to experience the true nature of international photojournalism, street photography and documentary photography. No other workshop or seminar gives students the ability to work one on one with a professional photojournalist in a real world environment. Each student will have exclusive access to GMB Akash through the duration of the workshop, giving them the opportunity to take advantage of his work experience, teachings, and methodologies. Due to the intimate nature of these workshops and the real world working environment, each student can expect to learn and experience much more than they would during one year in a standard university photography program. Each workshop is six days long and set in locations that are rich in culture with a wealth of photographic and documentary subject matter.

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Ingrid Koedood is interacting with local people during the workshop

This program covers a vast array of subjects including photographing in adverse conditions, gaining your subjects trust and adapting photographic ethics. Night and low light photography. Working without a flash or tripod. The digital darkroom, editing and workflow in Lightroom. Tips and tricks for “saving” a photograph or putting the finishing touches on a “perfect” photograph. How to work with your camera and use its many functions. Camera and lens field care. Captioning images and the five W’s (Who, What, When, Where and Why.) Working with editors, deadlines, assignments, freelance projects etc. Building and presenting a story online/digital light boxes and personal websites. Copyright information and how to use it in the real world. Preparing for the future and impending changes in the industry.

To apply for ‘One on One workshop’ email to akashimages@gmail.com

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Ingrid Koedood is interacting with local people during the workshop

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Ingrid Koedood is shooting during the workshop

‘Basic Photography Workshop’- Three day Comprehensive Workshop With GMB Akash

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Hi everyone, we have managed to get new dates from GMB Akash sir. Those who already got the refund can still be part of this workshop by enrolling again. And those who did not take the refund as you were willing to participate in any schedule, we are happy to update, new dates has been given to February 24th-26th, 2017. Do not miss this opportunity

Best wishes to everyone!
First Light Team
www.firstlightphotoschool.com
www.gmbakashworkshop.com

 

‘Basic Photography Workshop’- Three day Comprehensive Workshop with GMB Akash

Dates: 24th (Friday), 25th (Saturday), 26th (Sunday) February, 2017

Place: First Light Institute of Photography, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Fees: 6000 BDT (This workshop is only for Bangladeshi students)
Total students: Maximum 25 participants
Teaching language: Bengali & English
Workshop hours: 10 AM to 6 PM
Contact: To apply Email akashimages@gmail.com
Phone: 01989052484

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About the workshop:

This 3-day Basic Photography Workshop is designed for beginners. This comprehensive workshop mainly focuses on practical functions. The workshop has 30% theoretical aspects and 70% practical. Mentor GMB Akash will intensely go through each participant’s work during class and will elaborately instruct each one in the field. After the workshop participants will have a boarder understanding of how to work to create amazing photography projects of their own. To complete this course first all participants must have genuine interest and passion for photography, the camera is next. The main intention of this comprehensive workshop is helping participants on practical application. 

Before enrolling visit our last workshop student feedback and the student’s final submissions of their work : Review of Photography workshop

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Workshop course outline:
• Introduction + History of Photography
• Getting to Know your Camera
• Holding Your Camera, How to Focus your Subject
• Your Camera’s Automatic, Assisted Settings and Manual Settings
• Understanding File Format (Raw, Tiff, Jpg image files)
• Understanding Exposure (Aperture, Shutter speed and ISO)
• Composition and Content
• Moments and Motion
• Depth of field
• Through the Looking Glass
• People and Portraits
• The Simple Math of Photography
• Angle of Light
• Lenses
• Photography as a Way of Life
• Editing Images: Post Processing
• Growing As a Photographer And Much More

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What you will gain from this workshop:

• Greater ability to work quickly and decisively with your camera.
• Increased confidence in your skills as a photographer.
• Effectiveness in establishing rapport with subjects.
• Knowledge of and hands-on experience with editing and sequencing your work to create a powerful visual narrative of your subject.
• Certificate after the completion of the workshop

What you will need:

-Digital camera and just one or two lenses (for example – 24mm, 28mm 35mm, 50mm or a zoom covering a part of this range). Emphasis will be placed on going light and simple and moving yourself to get the photo.

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Conditions:

• The workshop is limited to an intimate class of 25 passionate individuals who want to take their street photography to new heights. Therefore interested participants are requested to email akashimages@gmail.com or call 01989052484
• The BDT 6000 fee do not include transport, accommodation, food nor on-the-ground expenses. Participants will be given only evening snacks from school.
• In order to confirm your application/seat, 4000 taka advance payment is a must; participant has to do BKASH (Money Transfer) according to Administration’s instruction
• If accepted, the participant will receive a course contract confirming the success of his/her application by email.
• To confirm registration, the participant must report, within three days, with the advance deposit payment of the workshop.
• The rest of the fee must be paid by the first day of the workshop at the latest. The participant will then receive a complete receipt and ID card.

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Deadlines:

• Registration is open from 12th January – 20th February 2017. Please note that registration will get close as soon as all seats will fill up

• If a participant decides to cancel for whatever reason after payment the registration fees will not be refunded as there are limited seats. Participants are requested to consider all incidents before enrolling.

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How to apply:

• If you would like to secure your spot for the workshop, please email akashimages@gmail.com. Secure your spot now, room is running out for this popular workshop!

Meet the Instructor:

‘Street Adventure’ – A Street Photography Workshop with GMB Akash

‘Street Adventure’ – A Street Photography Workshop with GMB Akash

          Dates: 24th December (Saturday) and 25th December (Sunday- gov holiday) 2016

Place: First Light Campus, Dhaka

Duration: Two days

Fees: 4000 BDT (For Bangladeshi students)
Teaching language: Bengali & English
Workshop hours: 9 AM to 7 PM

To apply email to akashimages@gmail or to make any queries call 01989052484

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About the workshop:

This workshop is inviting you to join in ‘Street Adventure’. By enrolling into this workshop you will know how to nurture street photography without having to do an around-the-world-trip. Besides discovering the secrets of a content street adventure you will get to know, how to use ambient light and shadows to show a destination and its inhabitants. The workshop will consist of presentations with insightful tips and techniques to help you better learn how to shoot captivating street photographs. To help you gain hands-on experience here will be a lot of personalized attention, and your instructor will help you build upon your strengths and weaknesses in your photography. This workshop is ideal for beginner or intermediate street photographers.

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Main focus of the workshop:

  • Learn how to develop your creative eye by exploring the process of looking, perceiving and your imagination.
  • Learn how to conceive and construct a photographic image by being aware of your environment and your abilities in the field.
  • Learn and improve your way of portraying people by mastering the relationship with the subject
  • Learn how to nurture your street photography without having to do an around-the-world-trip.

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What you will gain from this workshop:

  • Greater ability to work quickly and decisively with your camera.
  • Increased confidence in your skills as a photographer.
  • Effectiveness in establishing rapport with subjects.
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with editing and sequencing your work to create a powerful visual narrative of your subject.
  • Certificate after the completion of the workshop

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What you will need:
-Digital camera and just one or two lenses (for example – 24mm, 28mm 35mm, 50mm or a zoom covering a part of this range). Emphasis will be placed on going light and simple and moving yourself to get the photo.

 Conditions:

– The workshop is limited to an intimate class of 25 passionate individuals who want to take their street photography to new heights. Therefore interested participants are requested to email akashimages@gmail.com or call 01989052484

– The BDT 4000 fee do not include transport, accommodation, food nor on-the-ground expenses. Participants will be given only evening snacks from school.

– In order to confirm your application/seat, 3000 taka advance payment is a must; participant has to do BKASH (Money Transfer) according to Administration’s instruction

– If accepted, the participant will receive a course contract confirming the success of his/her application by email.

– To confirm registration, the participant must report, within three days, with the advance deposit payment of the workshop.

– The rest of the fee must be paid by the first day of the workshop at the latest. The participant will then receive a complete receipt and ID card.

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Deadlines:
– Registration is open from 30th November – 20th December 2016. Please note that registration will get close as soon as all seats will fill up
– If a participant decides to cancel for whatever reason after payment the registration fees will not be refunded as there are limited seats. Participants are requested to consider all incidents before enrolling.

How to apply:

If you would like to secure your spot for the workshop, please email  akashimages@gmail.com. Secure your spot now, room is running out for this popular workshop!

Day ONE: 24th December (Saturday), 2016

– Classroom lecture by GMB Akash
– Review participants’ portfolios by GMB Akash and provide individual feedback

– Workshop lecture on Street photography

– Participants will be taken out in the field for a guided photo assignment

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Day TWO: 25th December (Sunday) 2016

– Participants will be taken out of the field for a guided photo assignment– Review of day one
– Lecture class by GMB Akash
– Preparation for the day’s assignment
– Review of the assignment work and group photo critique
– Post processing with Adobe Lightroom

– Workshop wraps up
– Concluding remarks for students and for instructor, participants will be added in a private Facebook group to keep in touch after the workshop in order to build a community of learning.

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To watch reviews from students from the last street photography workshop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hQc5TM9JOQ

Meet the Instructor:

 

 

 

‘The landscape of the Human Face’ – Street Portrait Photography Workshop with GMB Akash

‘The landscape of the Human face’ – Street Portrait Photography Workshop

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Dates: 28th October (Friday) and 29th October (Saturday) 2016

Place: First Light Campus, Dhaka

Duration: Two days

Fees: 4000 BDT (For Bangladeshi students)
Teaching language: Bengali & English
Workshop hours: 9 AM to 7 PM

To apply email to akashimages@gmail or to make any queries call 01989052484

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About the workshop:

There’s nothing more interesting than the landscape of the human face. In this workshop participants will create portraits of the soul. Each of the daily lectures is structured for the next field visit on the programme, allowing each lecture topic and field experience to build upon the next. Creating great portrait photography is all about building a relationship with your subject, working with light, understanding your camera and composing a good looking photo. By joining this course you will learn techniques to do all of these things, and more.

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What you will gain from this workshop:

  1. How to conquer your fear of approaching people for street portraits
  2. How to use fundamental street portrait techniques to take more engaging photos
  3. How to react to people who get offended
  4. How to choose the right people who are both interesting and more agreeable to having their photo taken
  5. How to capture more candid street portraits of people without disturbing the scene or eliciting reactions
  6. Which is the best technical settings to use on your camera
  7. A greater ability to work quickly and decisively with your camera.
  8. Increased confidence in your skills as a photographer.
  9. Effectiveness in establishing rapport with subjects.
  10. Knowledge of and hands-on experience with editing and sequencing your work to create a powerful visual narrative of your subject.
  11. Certificate after the completion of the workshop

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What you will need:
-Digital camera and just one or two lenses (for example – 24mm, 28mm 35mm, 50mm or a zoom covering a part of this range). Emphasis will be placed on going light and simple and moving yourself to get the photo.

 Conditions:

– The workshop is limited to an intimate class of 25 passionate individuals who want to take their street portraiture to new heights. Therefore interested participants are requested to email akashimages@gmail.com or call 01989052484

– The BDT 4000 fee do not include transport, accommodation, food nor on-the-ground expenses. Participants will be given only evening tiffin from school.

– In order to confirm your application/seat, 3000 taka advance payment is a must; participant has to do BKASH (Money Transfer) according to Administration’s instruction

– If accepted, the participant will receive a course contract confirming the success of his/her application by email.

– To confirm registration, the participant must report, within three days, with the advance deposit payment of the workshop.

– The rest of the fee must be paid by the first day of the workshop at the latest. The participant will then receive a complete receipt and ID card.

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Deadlines
– Registration is open from 27th September – 20th October 2016. Please note that registration will get close as soon as all seats will fill up
– If a participant decides to cancel for whatever reason after payment the registration fees will not be refunded as there are limited seats. Participants are requested to consider all incidents before enrolling.

How to apply:

If you would like to secure your spot for the workshop, please email  akashimages@gmail.com. Secure your spot now, room is running out for this popular workshop!

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Day ONE: 28th October (Friday), 2016

– Classroom lecture by GMB Akash
– Review participants’ portfolios by GMB Akash and provide individual feedback

– Workshop lecture on basics. How to use composition to make compelling photographs, how to use available light for portraits, etc

– Participants will be taken out in the field for a guided photo assignment

Day TWO: 29th October (Saturday) 2016

– Participants will be taken out of the field for a guided photo assignment– Review of day one
– Lecture class by GMB Akash
– Preparation for the day’s assignment
– Review of the assignment work and group photo critique
– Post processing with Adobe Lightroom

– Workshop wraps up
– Concluding remarks for students and for instructor

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To watch reviews from students from the last street photography workshop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hQc5TM9JOQ