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

January 2, 2017


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


‘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
Phone: 01989052484


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


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


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.



• 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 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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• 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.


How to apply:

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

Meet the Instructor:


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