Munish Khanna Fashion Photography | advance course structure

1. There will be a remedial class every month end or after two months. If you have missed any topics, cover up those during this session. Otherwise you will have to wait for rotation to complete / next batch to begin.

2. There will be critique session every month during which assignments/images in general will be evaluated.

3. Every two months an informal progress report will be released suggesting weaker and strong points of individual students.

4. the topics are distributed in such a way so that too many similar topics are not scheduled together to avoid monotony. 

stage 1 intermediate

agenda

Introduction to advance photography.

Understanding Outdoor light better

Understanding on camera / external flash

presentations

Basics-sum up

Digital workflow-Understanding the importance and flexibility of RAW format. How to convert using canon and Nikon softwares. Also explain capture one pro. comparison between tiff and jpeg formats
practicals

Outdoor portrait lighting demonstration- use of reflectors and flash

Early morning Street photography trip

Flash at twilight

tutorial dvds

The war photographer-james nachway- composition & inspiration

Tony Sweet's Visual Literacy 270 minutes-composition & inspiration

Nikon speedlights- technical

Quantm flash photography-technical

assignments

1. Portrait study- submit 10 best photographs of a person you choose to photograph. Mention a few characteristics of that person and the final images should convey those characteristics

2. Submit 100 photographs shot outdoors / in natural light / flash which are your favourites. Give reasons why. Do not include fashion or commercial photos in studio / outdoors

3. Flash photography- submit 5 shots taken indoors where the use of flash is not noticeable. 5 shots which show the use of flash as a fill in outdoors

4. Set of 5 different images which the change in metering modes

   

stage 2 intermediate

agenda Studio-understanding the equipment and lighting
presentation

studio portraiture- types of lights - light modifiers

practicals

1. Studio Portraiture- understanding single light- use single hard light to get better control over light.

2. Use different light modifiers to study the effect. Use more than one lights.

3.PHOTOSHOP-

tutorial dvds

elinchrom- studio lighting-joe craig-technical

indoor lighting james schmelzer 45 mins-technical

portrait lighting techniques bobbi lane-technical

assignments 1. One day one picture A- upload/submit every saturday and sunday night one photograph shot on that day. (8 photos to be submitted this month but on the same day)
   

stage 3 studio

agenda Studio- more control over the studio lighting
presentations Go through RAW files of travel pictures by Munish. Understand the way it moves from one frame to the next in terms of composition and technique
practicals

Evening / twilight Street photography trip

PRODUCT photography- guidelines and demonstration

tutorial dvd

Outdoor lighting 1 of 6dvds / 2 hrs
Outdoor lighting 2 of 6 dvds / 2 hrs
Outdoor lighting 3 of 6 dvds / 2 hrs

Portrait lighting-1 of 6 dvds /2hrs
Portrait lighting-2 of 6 dvds /2hrs
Portrait lighting-3 of 6 dvds /2hrs
assignments 1. One day one picture B- upload/submit every saturday and sunday night two photographs shot on that day. (16 photos to be submitted this month but on the same day)
   

4 studio

agenda Studio- Lifestyle and fashion
presentations

Fashion photography- guidelines

Guidelines- Kids photography

Guidelines- Couples

practicals

KIDS Demonstration of Kids photography. Volunteers required.

COUPLES Demonstration of couple shoot. Volunteers required.

tutorial dvds

Outdoor lighting 4 of 6dvds / 2 hrs
Outdoor lighting 5 of 6 dvds / 2 hrs
Outdoor lighting 6 of 6 dvds / 2 hrs

Portrait lighting-4 of 6 dvds /2hrs
Portrait lighting-5 of 6 dvds /2hrs
Portrait lighting-6 of 6 dvds /2hrs

hollywood style lighting

Mark Daughn lighting 101

assignments Photo essay- Submit a series of 10 photographs on a specific topic
   

5 advance

agenda Fashion and Beauty Pro model shoots-studio
presentations  
practicals  
tutorial dvds

Frames from the edge- Helmunt Newton

Annie libowitz

Mark Daughn lighting 102

assignments Self portrait- Submit a series of 10 (or independant) self portraits- shot outdoors or indoors
   

6 advance

agenda Fashion and Beauty Pro model shoots begin -
presentations Guidelines- wedding photography
practicals  
tutorial dvds Photographing cars- fernando escovar and earl crowe

national geographic- through the lens
national geographic- photographers

assignments Group discussion- Every student will prepare a particular topic and talk about that
1 Pro model shoot first shoot with a professional model +makeup/stylist

7 advance

agenda PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY + PMS
presentations  
practicals

1. wine / coke bottle

2. Shoes and sandals/ Purses

3. perfumes

tutorial dvds -
assignments  
1 Pro model shoot second shoot with professional model

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  FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY + PMS
presentations Food photography guidelines
practicals

1. Pastries and cakes

2. South Indian food

3. Beverages

tutorial dvds  
assignments  
1 Pro model shoot Third shoot with professional model

9

   
presentations  
practicals Macro and abstracts
tutorial dvds  
assignments  
2 Pro model shoots

Fourth shoot with professional model

Fifth shoot with professional model


10

   
presentations  
practicals  
tutorial dvds  
assignments  
3 Pro model shoots sixth - seventh - eighth PMShoot
Trip

weekend trip to Agra or any other nearby place.


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  SUBMISSION and EVALUATION of PORTFOLIO
presentations  
   
tutorial dvds