Philosophy of Light

A day with G. Venket Ram on lighting techniques

Date: 8 December 2018
Time: 10 am – 5pm
Venue: Goethe Institut Max Mueller Bhavan

Join renowned photographer G. Venket Ram as he shares his expertise on how to make the most of light. Attend this one-day lecture-demonstration, where you will learn how light is so crucial to image-making, and the many ways in which it can be manipulated to your advantage.

 

More about the workshop:

 

  1. Introduction to light
  2. How great painters perceived light and how we can learn from them.
  3. Various sources of light – natural and artificial.
  4. How to mix various sources of light.
  5. How to use light effectively on different kinds of subjects. (Products, food & fashion)

 

About the photographer:

Chennai based G. Venket Ram is an illustrious photographer, who has worked for over 18 years, with various advertising agencies & publishing houses across India. He has also contributed to the film industry, shooting for promos for over a hundred movies. He strives for perfection for every picture he shoots, taking great care in composing each frame & paying great attention to detail.
Significant brand campaigns shot by him include: Ponds, Reebok, Citibank, Cadbury’s, Alpenlibe, Pepsi, Mirinda, Coca Cola, Fanta, Airtel, Tata Sky, ITC Limited, Aircel, Apollo Hospitals, Samsung, Prince Jewellery besides many others.

 

Besides his regular work, he has made some mind-blowing images that were not in his professional agenda, and exhibited them. In 2003, he showcased his Black & white photographs depicting the temples of the Chola Dynasty – Thanjavur at the Alliance Francaise. Venket Ram has worked closely with most of South India’s celebrated actors, famous personalities and has also created some timeless, epic calendars.

 

He is looking forward to discovering a new world everyday, with its ever-changing light that fascinates him, always.

 

 

Book your spot now, to learn from him!

We have 5 student scholarships available, so send in an email from your student id to workshops@chennaiphotobiennale.com, telling us why you want to attend. Also, please attach 5 favourite photos that you have shot.

The tickets to this event are priced at Rs. 5000/-
Early birds get a discount! Register now for Rs. 4000/- before 25th November