mystique of varanasi

10th-13th Jan 2019 $525

35,000.00

Seats Available

The challenge, the spontaneity, the joy of capturing that perfect moment when light, texture and all the elements coming together in that one frame.
 
Join me as we head for a 4 day workshop in Varanasi. The month of Jan is probably the best month to visit one of the oldest living cities in the world. The morning fog creates mystery in this beautiful city. 
 
The Varanasi Master Class will be limited to an intimate class of max 4-5 passionate individuals who want to polish their skills and break out of their comfort zones. Rohit Vohra will talk about street and travel photography. This workshop is designed to help improve your photography, enhance your style and find your vision by providing expert advice and knowledge specifically aimed at helping you achieve success in your work.
 
During this Intense shooting 4-day workshop, we will focus on the following topics:
 
Street and Travel Photography and art of story telling
How to work towards a theme and focus on projects.
How to edit your images to enhance the final result
Photography assignments to put theories to work while walking with the mentors in the lanes and ghats of Varanasi
Rohit will work with students both in critique sessions and in the field, sharing his knowledge and techniques.

Each day will include shooting and theoretical session on all you need to know about Street and Travel photography, dos and don’ts, ways to overcome the fear of getting close, detailed look into various composition aspects and the common mistakes while composing, understanding layering in photography, Gestalt vision and its application in photography, developing ones own style, understanding peripheral vision, ways to see and treat light, video documentary of how their images are made as they shoot and how they fine tune their vision and more.

During the course of this workshop, Rohit Vohra will discuss technique, composition, vision and intent and how to use the camera and lens in a creative way.

On the final day we make a presentation and have an in depth review session and each participant presents their work.

Students need to bring the following to the workshop:

–       A digital camera with a fixed wide angle lens preferably (a 35mm focal length lens would be best). You are most welcome to get your Long telephoto lenses and zooms for your personal work. Please feel free bring your own cameras, Leica or not. Leica Cameras can be provided if you would like to try one out.

–       A laptop with software to edit/tone your images

–       A notebook to take down notes during the workshop

Includes : Workshop Charges Only

Excludes:

– Hotel stays, local transport
– Return international air ticket
– Any private expenses
– Room service fees
– Porter services
– Visa fees (if applicable)
– Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner/ Beverages
– Personal travel insurance (compulsory; self-purchase)

Please Note : A complete package inclusive of Hotel stay, breakfast, lunch and Dinner. Airport-hotel pick up and drop (from Varanasi airport to city and back) is also available for Rs 64,999 or $900. This total price also includes workshop charges. To book the complete package please write to us at contact@leica-akademie.in