FAQs

Have some questions? We're here to help. Write to us at contact@leica-akademie.in for further clarifications.

WHY SHOULD I TAKE A PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP WITH YOU ?

Leica workshop will provide you this unique opportunity to learn from the experience of professional photographers who have excelled in their fields and are expert mentors. During workshops, mentors will take the students out on the streets and pass on their tips and knowledge on capturing compelling images on the street. Presentations, critiques and editing will be part of everyday session. We will also look into various composition aspects and the common mistakes while composing, understanding layering in photography, developing ones own style, understanding peripheral vision, ways to see and treat light, will present a video documentary of how their images are made as they shoot and how they fine tune their vision.

WHAT LEVEL OF PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPERIENCE IS NEEDED ?

We cater for all levels of experience from club enthusiasts to working professionals. Absolute beginners are welcome to start with a Beginners workshop.

Master Workshops : These are our most advanced workshops, designed with for photographers with a understanding of their cameras and a desire to be challenged creatively. Each program is unique in content with some requiring the substitution of a portfolio before acceptance.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING ?

In Class : You should bring your laptop with editing software to edit images. Also, please bring a notebook to take down notes during the workshop.
On Location : Please bring your own cameras, Leica or not. Leica Cameras can be provided if you would like to try one out. You can find out more details about this on the specific workshop description.

WHAT HAPPENS IF I HAVE TO CANCEL ?

If you need to cancel we will refund your fee up to 30 days before the event (For any event in Delhi). For On Location workshops, where a full deposit is made ahead of time, a full refund will only be provided if you cancel 60 days in advance. In case of late cancelation, we won’t be liable to pay any refund.

DO I NEED TO BE A LEICA OWNER TO COME TO AN AKADEMIE EVENT ?

No, all photography enthusiasts are very welcome! Most of our workshops are of general photographic interest and will apply to any camera. Events will usually have Leica cameras available to try out but please feel free to bring your own camera along.

WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT ?

We currently accept Paypal, bank transfer, PayU (any credit or debit cards) or wire-transfer.

CAN I GET ON A WAITING LIST FOR ONE OF YOUR WORKSHOPS THAT IS CURRENTLY SOLD OUT ?

Yes you can. Please send us a mail at: contact@leica-akademie.in and we’ll get in touch with you.

WHAT COSTS ARE COVERED WITH A GIVEN WORKSHOP ?

Workshop page will confirm what costs are covered as part of your tuition fees.

WHAT COSTS ARE NOT COVERED ON A GIVEN WORKSHOP ?

Workshop page will confirm what costs are not covered as part of your tuition fees.

DO YOU PROVIDE TRAVEL INSURANCE FOR YOUR WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS ?

We currently do NOT provide travel insurance as part of our workshop fees. We highly recommend that you purchase your own, mostly for the medical coverage.