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Enhance Your Own Photography Portfolio, Just by Adding a Wedding to it!

Weddings are a grand affair, not just for the couple getting married, but for all the others who have put in much time and effort to make the event a successful, joyous and a memorable one. A photographer does the most basic and significant job there – capturing those extraordinary moments and in the most beautiful way possible!

We here will tell you how by capturing a wedding, you enrich your portfolio in so many different photography categories

1. Candid Photography – A wedding is full of emotions and all sorts of emotions – right from nervousness on the bride’s face to a cold feet groom, a teary eyed set of bride’s parents to a totally frolic bunch of friends , you as a photographer can capture all these emotions under the Candid Photography label.

Photo by – Zainab Malubhai #TumbhiArtist

2. Culture Photography – The very recent genre in photography could very well be enhanced in your portfolio with a few wedding snippets attached to it. No matter which part of the world it is, every wedding is a portrayal of the culture, customs and rituals of the community. Customs and ceremonies happening in a wedding could very well be used to represent a specific region and its people.

Photo by – Harsh #TumbhiArtist

3. Heritage Photography – Destination weddings is your answer to this one! With more and more couples choosing to be wed at some scenic place, your portfolio can encompass places and backgrounds of heritage value. You can be clever, reach a little before the scheduled time of the couple shoot and get few snippets for your own collection!! Win-win situation, isn’t it?

Photo by – Sharik Verma #TumbhiArtist

4. Portrait Photography – This HAS to be the most important component of any photography portfolio. A wedding offers a wide range of willing posers in the best of their attires and even wider range of random shots which just make it to the best of your Portraits captured ever! Apart from the bride and the groom, there are adorable kids, gracefully wrinkled clan, the help and even the flower guy! Anyone can give you that “Your best portrait till date”- so, do look around and get the best while you can!

Photo by – Sudipto Das#TumbhiArtist

5. Experimental Photography – If you are a little bored, or feeling productive or are made to wait before you begin shooting the main subjects, look around and have some weird fun with your camera. You can experiment with anything and everything – it only depends on high your imagination is soaring at the moment. Food, forks, objects, shoes- it could be just anything.

Photo by – Vishal Batheja #TumbhiArtist

After this quick and clever read, if you still have some time on hand, check out our Expressions: Wedding Photography Special 2014 and send in your own awesome wedding captures!!

Merry Clicking!

Expressions- Tumbhi’s Digital Photography Workshop

In row to the last photography workshop organized by Tumbhi, this time it was bigger and better- out there in the green mushy fields of Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani – with big cameras packed in bags and enthusiasm trolling high in the spirits!

“Expressions”- Tumbhi’s first outdoor Digital Photography Workshop was a close call for 15 amateur but enthusiastic photographers. A two-day trip planned for learning basics of Digital photography along with tremendous outdoor adventure.

Under the veteran gaze of Mr. LC Singh (an established Nature and Wildlife photographer cum trainer and Founder of Tumbhi.com), 15 cameras captured the valleys in different frames, in different fashions and reflections.

The workshop started with an overview and detailed explanation of minute but extremely important basics like Holding the camera- thereby explaining perspective, vertical holding, positioning and Breathing out.

Moving onto the more creative aspect of making a photograph, the concept of Composition was explained with a few principles like Rule of one third, presence of human element in the picture, clutter and contrast management just before you press the click button!

 

Classroom Sessions

In the classroom sessions, which were held mostly during the wee hours of enormous sunlight when photos couldn’t be clicked, participants were given elaborate lessons on using Lightroom! For this Tumbhi team already made sure that each participant had light room downloaded in their machines.

On-field Photography

Sharp pictures and Focusing were explained with hands on click and learn mechanism where the participants clicked pictures and got instant feedback thereby getting an exact idea of where they missed the perfection and how could they have made it better!

But a photograph is not just made when clicked-it has to be polished to be able to tell your story! Mr. LC Singh went on explaining the utter importance of processing an image and in the right manner – so as to make it convey the emotion hidden in it!

 

A post processed photograph

And amidst all the learning and clicking, which could not be explained here, was the amazing experience and fun the participants had while being out there- making it bigger and better!

Also listing down a few testimonials from the participants of the workshop!!

Ashutosh- “It gave me a chance to take a closer look at my camera settings and learnt how best I can use them for a more satisfying experience of photography. I must admit, I knew very less about my camera before the workshop Post processing lessons were a delight.”

Bhushan- “This workshop was not just an avenue to learn about photography, but also one where I was able to connect with other like-minded individuals to collectively enhance skills.”