WORKSHOPS IN MUMBAI
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    Sunday, July 29 9:30 am
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    Date – 29th July 2018 (Sunday)Venue - Nagla Block SGNPTime - 7.30 am - 9.30 amMeeting time - 7 amMeeting Point - Fountain Hotel, Ghodbunder RoadPlease bring along Your DSLR / Point and shoot cameraWide angle lens / kit lens External FlashThe following will be covered in the training Using point and shoot cameras for obtaining wide-angle macro perspectives.Using DSLR wide-angle lenses to photograph subjects conventionally photographed using macro lenses.Best suited lenses for wide-angle macro/close-up photography.Balancing ambient and artificial lighting.Lighting techniques using single and multiple light sources/speed-lights.Experimenting with depth of field. Ideal apertures for different sensor sizes.Importance of background and selection of suitable backgrounds.Effective compositional techniques.Soumabrata Moulick is a passionate wildlife photographer and nature enthusiast. He developed a keen interest in nature from an early age and started documenting nature and wildlife after buying his first DSLR in 2010. Primarily interested in behavioral and conservation photography, he believes that knowledge should be shared with no holds barred and has a flair for teaching. An engineer by profession, he devotes all of his non-office hours to the observation, study and documentation of nature and wildlife. His work has been published and acknowledged in various national and international media platforms. He aspires to become a full-time conservation photographer and contribute towards the conservation of fast vanishing natural wonders. He is associated with DCP Expeditions as a Project Coordinator, Team Mumbai.Rs. 1500 per person inclusive of all taxes
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    End: Sunday, July 29
    9:30 am
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    Sunday, August 5 11:00 am
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    SCHEDULED DATES4th (Saturday) and 5th August (Sunday) 2018VENUEIndoor – Hotel Satkar Residency, Pokhran Rd No 01,Next to Cadbury, Opp. Singhania High School, Thane (W) - 400 606.Field – Yeoor hills / Maharashtra Nature Park / SGNP.This will be finalized and intimated 1 week in advance.THINGS TO CARRYPlease ensure that you carry the followingCarrying your macro lens is a primary need.Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopDay 1 (Saturday) - 3 pm to 6 pm - indoorIntroduction to Macro photographyGadgets involved in Macro photographyUnderstanding light and usage of flashAdvanced macro photography techniquesDummy shoots under various light conditionsDay 2 (Sunday) - 7 am - 11 am - on Field – Applied techniquesYuwaraj Gurjar - a nationally acclaimed Wildlife photographer, writer, trainer and a conservation activist carrying with him an extensive field experience of more than 25 years in the Indian forests. He has travelled across the vast Indian geography and has thorough knowledge of most of the Indian forests. He has many publications contributing enormously to Indian Wildlife conservation. He has a very good knowledge of the Western Ghats microfauna and he specializes in butterflies and all other forms of macro photography. He is an award winner of hundreds of national and international acclaim. He is truly a national phenomenon, a Biodiversity expert and Chief Macro Photography advisor associated with DCP group.COSTRs 3500 per head inclusive of all taxes
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    End: Sunday, August 5
    11:00 am
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    Wednesday, August 15 8:00 pm
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    Things to carryCarry your DSLRCarry your widest angle lensesPlease do carry a sturdy Tripod, for good sharp pictures in low light conditions.Carry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mentor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Pankaj Narshana runs garments business in his professional life and he does photography in his leisure hours. He has been interested in drawing and painting from his childhood days, he says that photography is similar to painting and drawing as these require similar levels of imagination and an eye to bring out the beauty of this world. Pankaj is a self taught photographer and his main areas of interest in this field are Landscape and Street photography. This talented photographer is associated with DCP Group as Group Leader-Team DCP MumbaiWorkshop feeRs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.
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    End: Wednesday, August 15
    8:00 pm
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    Sunday, September 2 4:00 pm
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    Possible biodiversityCommon Vine snakeCommon wolf snakeCheckered KeelbackBamboo pit viperFungoid frogWrinkled frogDeccan banded geckoBrook’s geckoTarantulasDates: 1st and 2nd September 2018Day 1This camp is planned within the core internal hotspots of Matheran. The shuttle mini train from Aman Lodge station (near Dasturi naka) takes you to Matheran station. Walk backwards after getting down at Matheran station to reach Spring woods Heritage, our resort (about 5 - 10 minutes walk). The camp starts at 10 am on Day 1, i.e. Saturday. Participants are requested to reach Matheran on their own. After an initial formal introduction of the team, our expert will explain about the camp plan and also on the biodiversity of Matheran. Lunch will be arranged at the resort. After lunch, we will go out for exploring the flora and fauna of the region till it is evening, when we come back to the resort for a tea break and an informal discussion on the photographs clicked. The most thrilling experience in the itinerary are the evening and the night trails. We recommend to wear protective footwear (Gumboot or similar) and carry fully charged torches or head lamps. The trail starts at 6 pm and we shall come back to the resort by 8.30 pm for dinner. Post dinner, we shall have another 2 hours of night trail looking for various species. We will mainly look for Common Vine snake, Common wolf snake, Checkered Keelback, Bamboo Pit Viper, Deccan banded gecko, Brook’s gecko and Tarantulas. We make our best efforts to create an environment suitable for wildlife photography in the wild. However, we cannot guarantee the availability of the species in the wild at any given time.Day 2After having breakfast, we will have a long 3 - 4 hour session of macro photography in the forest near the resort. This will involve hand holding on macro photography and tips and tricks of macro photography in the field. We will come back for late lunch and by 3.00 pm we will check out the hotel. We shall leave Matheran by 4 pm so that we can reach Mumbai well before 7 pm.We will be staying in Springwood Heritage, a property spread over 3 acres, has spacious rooms, well maintained gardens and centrally located in Matheran. The stay experience in the colonial styled rooms offers a leisurely retreat. The antique furniture, porcelain light shades, ceramic pots and pure cotton and silk drapes add to contemporary ambience. Food is simply delicious.(Accommodation is on sharing basis. Lady participants are requested to inquire with us about availability of ladies shared accommodation, before paying online. Extra charges applicable for single accomodation)Things to carryCarrying your macro lens is a primary need.Also carry wide angle lenses for landscape photography. Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopFill your camera bag with silica gel to protect your gadgets from moisture. They are available in chemist shops. You must carry headlights / torches for the night search. Headlights make your both hands free to operate your camera. We also advise you to carry protective footwear - gumboots are best. These boots give enormous confidence while walking through the forest floor or marshy areas. In case you are reluctant to use Gum Boots, do carry tough shoes (preferably covering upto ankle).Carry Leech socks and way to use them will be demonstrated during workshopsDo carry protective rain gears for yourself and for your equipment. We find Ponchos very goodCarry basic first aid along with you. Carry regular medicines if you are on medication. Carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites. Carry Permite cream to keep you protected from tick bites.On field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our Wildlife Photography Expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach Wildlife in the fieldExposure control in field under difficult light conditionsUse of external lights and creative wildlife photographyMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldEthics in Wildlife PhotographyMentor:Yuwaraj Gurjar - a nationally acclaimed Wildlife photographer, writer, trainer and a conservation activist carrying with him an extensive field experience of more than 25 years in the Indian forests. He has travelled across the vast Indian geography and has thorough knowledge of most of the Indian forests. He has many publications contributing enormously to Indian Wildlife conservation. He has a very good knowledge of the Western Ghats microfauna and he specializes in butterflies and all other forms of macro photography. He is an award winner of hundreds of national and international acclaim. He is truly a national phenomenon, a Biodiversity expert and Chief Macro Photography advisor associated with DCP group.Rs. 5000 per head inclusive of all taxes(Accommodation is on sharing basis. Lady participants are requested to inquire with us about availability of ladies shared accommodation, before paying online. Extra charges applicable for single accomodation)Cost includes:Matheran forest entry feeOne night two days stay at Springwood Heritage resortOne dinner, one breakfast, two lunches and three tea breaksOne session of night trail at Matheran and onsite macro photography.All Taxes and service charges.Cost does not include:Mumbai – Matheran – Mumbai travel expenseAny kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.Any extra meals not included in the above itineraryCancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% creditAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% creditAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No credit possible
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    End: Sunday, September 2
    4:00 pm
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  • Street Photography Workshop - Kumbharwada, September 2018
    Kumbharwada Lane, Grant Road, Mumbai 400008, India
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    Sunday, September 2 12:00 pm
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    Date: 2nd September 2018 (Sunday)Venue: Kumbharwada, DharaviTime: 9 am to 12 noonMeeting time: 8:45 amMeeting point: Sai Hospital behind Sion Hospital, 90 feet road, near Dharavi Police StationThings to carryCarry your DSLRCarry your widest angle lensesPlease do carry a sturdy Tripod, for good sharp pictures in low light conditions.Carry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)Street photography is a very interesting genre of photography.Step outside the boundaries of the four walls and your comfort areas, with your camera; smell and experience the dirt on the roads, noise, stares and madness of rush on the streets. The world that you see is the background and the light available is all that you have and everything is beyond your control to set, yet it is a beautiful way to experience life, capturing the candid moments unfolding in front of you, capturing the live moments of life.Street photography does not mean only the people, it can be the atmosphere and environment, small businesses, food, houses or character of the place. Take images of the vendors, food stalls, people rushing home from work, kids playing, the modern life and the traditional life; literally every aspect of life in its real form from every possible angle.Pankaj Narshana runs garments business in his professional life and he does photography in his leisure hours. He has been interested in drawing and painting from his childhood days, he says that photography is similar to painting and drawing as these require similar levels of imagination and an eye to bring out the beauty of this world. Pankaj is a self taught photographer and his main areas of interest in this field are Landscape and Street photography. This talented photographer is associated with DCP Group as Group Leader-Team DCP MumbaiWorkshop feeRs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
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    End: Sunday, September 2
    12:00 pm
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  • Digital image processing workshop - Mumbai, September 2018
    Liebherr Appliances India Pvt Ltd, No. G-1(Ground ...
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    Sunday, September 2 6:00 pm
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    Scheduled date: 2nd September 2018 (Sunday)Time: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm with tea and lunch breaks in betweenVenue: Liebherr Appliances India Pvt Ltd, No. G-1(Ground Floor),“Durolite House”, C.T.S Nos. 647-648, New Link Road,Andheri (West), Mumbai – 400053.Things to carryThis workshop will use Adobe Photoshop as the digital image processing platform . You are requested to bring your laptops loaded with Photoshop CS5 or higher version. In case you do not have Photoshop installed, please download the trial version from here one week before the workshop. https://creative.adobe.com/products/download/photo...Please note that Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) is specially designed for photographers and is available for Rs 499 per month. We strongly recommend that you opt for this in order to have access to the software in future.Course detailsBrightness, contrast, levels, curves and exposure controlUnderstanding colors, color balance, hue control, saturation controlFile types and Image size, cropping, framing and presenting your imagesSharpening, blurring, smudging, burning, dodging and croppingImage selection tools and playing with layersCloning, use of content awareUnderstanding Camera rawGradient toolCreating HDR imagesMonochrome magicThis workshop will add that special personalized touch to the interactive learning which is needed to present one’s photographs for contests, exhibitions, print-media publications or for commercial usage.Prior knowledge of post processing / image editing is not necessary to attend this workshop.MentorSoumabrata Moulick is a passionate wildlife photographer and nature enthusiast. Primarily interested in behavioral and conservation photography, he believes that knowledge should be shared with no holds barred and has a flair for teaching. An engineer by profession, he devotes all of his non-office hours to the observation, study and documentation of nature and wildlife. His work has been published and acknowledged in various national and international media platforms. He aspires to become a full-time conservation photographer and contribute towards the conservation of fast vanishing natural wonders. He is associated with DCP Expeditions as a Panel Expert, Team Mumbai.Workshop feeRs 3000 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
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    End: Sunday, September 2
    6:00 pm
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    Saturday, September 8 7:30 pm
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    Scheduled dates: 8th September, 2018ItineraryWe will start from Kothrud depot, Pune at 6.30 am. On the way, we will get lot of opportunity to shoot the picturesque landscape. We will have packed breakfast with us, which we will have while shooting the beautiful landscape. Although the distance from Pune is 60+ km, it will take us at least 3 hours to reach to the destination. To reach nearby the waterfall, we will have to do a small trek of 15-20 minutes. We will spend couple of hours shooting the waterfall and macro subjects. On the way back, we will have lunch and explore few more opportunities to shoot the landscapes. We will try to reach back to Pune by 7.00 PM in the evening.Things to carry1. Wide angle lenses. 2. ND and polarizer filters.3. Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.4. Carry extra pack of camera batteries.5. Carry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, Laptop.6. Carrying a Tripod is a must for shooting the waterfall.7. Since it is a rainy season, carry some cover for camera8. Poncho, Umbrella9. It is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.10. Please carry suitable mosquito repellants to keep you protected from mosquito bites.11. Carry a pair of good binoculars.Do not worry if you don’t own a wide angle and macro lens as we now have an equipment support division. Equipment is available on rental - please mail us at [email protected] field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. The Landscape Photography maestro will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingDifferent modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv / S, M and P)Exposure control in field under difficult light conditionsMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsHow to get sharp images of moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldAkshay is a wildlife enthusiast, avid traveler and a passionate wild life photographer from Pune. He has travelled across the country and various terrains of Western Ghats. He is extremely passionate about the landscapes, birds, reptiles and lesser fauna. He shares his knowledge about photography selflessly with people around him. He is talented photographer and has a great teaching and learning acumen. By profession he is an engineer. He is a Senior Group Leader for Team DCP, Pune.Rs 2000 per head including all taxesCost includes1. Travel from Pune - Madhe Ghat – Pune.2. Morning Tea, breakfast and veg lunch.3. All Taxes and service charges.Cost does not include:1. Camera-fee (if any).2. Mineral Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry Charges, Phone Calls, Tips etc.3. Any kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.4. Any extra meals not included in the above itinerary. Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
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    End: Saturday, September 8
    7:30 pm
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    Sunday, September 23 4:00 pm
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    Possible biodiversityCommon Vine snakeCommon wolf snakeCheckered KeelbackBamboo pit viperKokan Bush FrogFungoid frogWrinkled frogDeccan banded geckoBrook’s geckoSpotted GeckoTarantula (Yellow Thigh Spider)A wide variety of wild flowersand the elusive “Drosera indica” and ofcourse, unlimited landscape opportunities with lush greenery all around.Scheduled dates - 22nd and 23rd September 2018ItineraryMatheran was declared an ecosensitive region by the union environment ministry and is called a health sanatorium. The only form of automobile allowed in Matheran is an ambulance operated by the municipality. It is clean, green and vast. Landscapes spreading till the horizon and the vastness of the valleys is just mesmerizingDay 1This camp is planned within the core internal hotspots of Matheran. The shuttle mini train from Aman Lodge station (near Dasturi naka) takes you to Matheran station. Walk backwards after getting down at Matheran station to reach Springwoods Heritage, our resort (about 5 - 10 minutes walk). The camp starts at 10 am on Day 1, i.e. Saturday. Participants are requested to reach Matheran on their own.After an initial formal introduction of the team, our skipper will explain about the camp plan and also on the biodiversity of Matheran. Lunch will be arranged at the resort. After lunch, we will go out for exploring the flora and fauna of the region till it is evening, when we come back to the resort for a tea break and an informal discussion on the photographs clicked. The most thrilling experience in the itinerary are the evening and the night trails. We recommend to wear protective footwear (Gumboot or similar) and carry fully charged torches or head lamps. We also advise to carry raingears – both for yourself and your equipments.The trail starts at 6 pm and we shall come back to the resort by 8.30 pm for dinner. Post dinner, we shall have another 2 hours of night trail looking for various species. We will mainly look for Common Vine snake, Common wolf snake, Checkered Keelback, Bamboo Pit Viper, the famous, very colorful Fungoid frog, Wrinkled frog, Kokan Bush Frog, Deccan banded gecko, Brook’s gecko and Tarantulas. We make our best efforts to create an environment suitable for wildlife photography in the wild. However, we cannot guarantee the availability of the species in the wild at any given time.Day 2After having breakfast, we will checkout from the resort and move towards the destination – “in search of the carnivorous plants”. It is nearly a 4 - 5 km walk, so travel light. We will try to make arrangements of keeping the extra luggage at a secure custody so that we can do the walk only with our camera, accessories and rain gears. We will reach Dasturi naka for lunch at MTDC resort and then leave Matheran by 2.00 pm.We will be staying at Springwoods Heritage, 46 Kasturba Road, Near Nehru Bhavan, Matheran. Accommodation is on twin or triple sharing basis (separate room for ladies).Things to carryCarrying your macro lens is a primary need. However, there are good opportunities to use wide angle lenses for landscapes as well. Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopFill your camera bag with silica gel to protect your gadgets from moisture. They are available in chemist shops. You must carry headlights / torches for the night search. Headlights make your both hands free to operate your camera. We also advise you to carry protective footwear - gumboots are best. These boots give enormous confidence while walking through the forest floor or marshy areas. In case you are reluctant to use Gum Boots, do carry tough shoes (preferably covering upto ankle).Carry Leech socks and way to use them will be demonstrated during workshopsDo carry protective rain gears for yourself and for your equipment. We find Ponchos very goodCarry basic first aid along with you. Carry regular medicines if you are on medication. Carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites. Carry Permite cream to keep you protected from tick bites.Yogesh Chavan, a graduate from JJ School of Applied Arts, apart from being a visualizer, a poet, a writer and an actor, he is a full time Yoga trainer and Acupressure Therapist. He is also a skilled outdoor adventure sports trainer. He has authored the popular book "Matheran - A Practical Guide". Many of his images have drawn considerable popularity in many publications including BNHS CEC and MTDCs quarterly magazine - Maharashtra Unlimited. He has sound knowledge of the biodiversity around and currently engaged at Saguna baug on an Agro-Tourism outfit. He is associated in the DCP panel as a Panel Expert.Rs. 5500 per head inclusive of all taxes (Accommodation - twin / triple sharing)Cost includes:Matheran forest entry feeOne night two days stay at Springwoods Heritage resortOne dinner, one breakfast, two lunches and three tea breaksOne session of night trail at Matheran and onsite macro photography.All Taxes and service charges.Cost does not include:Mumbai – Matheran – Mumbai travel expenseAny kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.Any extra meals not included in the above itineraryNote: Participants are free to arrive directly at the Hotel on Day 1 anytime between 10 am to 12 noon (reach before lunch time)Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, September 23
    4:00 pm
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    Sunday, September 23 8:00 pm
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    Scheduled Date: 23rd September 2018Venue - Visarjan at Dadar ChowpattyTime - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmThings to carryCarry your DSLRCarry your widest angle lensesPlease do carry a sturdy Tripod, for good sharp pictures in low light conditions.Carry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)MentorPankaj Narshana runs garments business in his professional life and he does photography in his leisure hours. He has been interested in drawing and painting from his childhood days, he says that photography is similar to painting and drawing as these require similar levels of imagination and an eye to bring out the beauty of this world. Pankaj is a self taught photographer and his main areas of interest in this field are Landscape and Street photography. This talented photographer is associated with DCP Group as Group Leader-Team DCP MumbaiWorkshop feeRs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, September 23
    8:00 pm
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    Tuesday, October 2 2:30 pm
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    Date: 2nd October 2018 (Tuesday)Meeting point - Opposite Taj HotelMeeting time : 6.15 amWorkshop timings:6:30am to 8:00 am - Gateway Of India8:00 am to 02:00 pm - Elephanta CavesThings to carryCarry your DSLRCarry your widest angle lensesDo not carry tripod - its not allowedCarry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)An experiential workshop is a unique concept, where you walk in, get guided, try your hands on 'do it yourself' practical exercises and then, walk away with some amazing images. During an experiential workshop, our experts hand hold you on your camera settings and create an environment for you to get that perfect shot. An experiential workshop doesn't involve any theory session. These are straight to action workshops specially crafted to guarantee that you will go back with an experience that you will never forget and images that you had ever made. Pankaj Narshana runs garments business in his professional life and he does photography in his leisure hours. He has been interested in drawing and painting from his childhood days, he says that photography is similar to painting and drawing as these require similar levels of imagination and an eye to bring out the beauty of this world. Pankaj is a self taught photographer and his main areas of interest in this field are Landscape and Street photography. This talented photographer is associated with DCP Group as Group Leader-Team DCP MumbaiWorkshop fee Rs 1800 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Tuesday, October 2
    2:30 pm
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    Saturday, October 6 6:30 pm
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    ItineraryDate - 6th October 2018(Saturday )Time – 3:30 pm to 6:30 pmVenue - Chor Baazar, MumbaiThings to carryCarry your DSLRCarry your widest angle lensesCarry other lenses between 50 mm to 200 mm focal length rangeAn experiential workshop is a unique concept, where you walk in, get guided, try your hands on 'do it yourself' practical exercises and then, walk away with some amazing images. During an experiential workshop, our experts hand hold you on your camera settings and create an environment for you to get that perfect shot. An experiential workshop doesn't involve any theory session. These are straight to action workshops specially crafted to guarantee that you will go back with an experience that you will never forget and images that you had ever made. Soumendra Mukhopadhyay, an engineer by profession and a wildlife photographer by passion. Soumendra specializes in macro photography. He is extremely passionate about what he does and experiments continuously to polish his skillsets everytime he is out in the field with his camera. He shares his knowledge of photography selflessly with people around him. His images have been appreciated and acknowledged in various online forums, articles and magazines. He is a talented photographer and has a great teaching acumen. He is a Panel Expert for Team DCP, Mumbai. He uses camera as a tool for conservation as his work generates awareness in common man about the hidden beauties of nature and earth's natural history.Workshop feeRs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Saturday, October 6
    6:30 pm
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    Sunday, October 7 9:30 am
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    Date – 7th October 2018 (Sunday)Meeting time – 6:00 amMeeting point – Kohinoor Technical Institute, Senapati Bapat Marg, Dadar WestWorkshop duration – 3 hours (6:30 am – 9:30 am)Things to carryDSLR / Compact cameraKit / wide angle / standard zoom lensesTripod (lightweight only)External flash - optionalA bottle of drinking waterCap / hatIn case you are interested in renting a lens from us, you may write to [email protected] images of the vendors, flower stalls, flowers, the market chaos, every small aspect of this amazing market from every possible angle, the movements and the moments, every dimension and aspect of life on the streets of Mumbai, feel and capture the moments of real life!Ashish Chalapuram is an Information Technology professional based in Mumbai with a passion for photography. He is a member of the prestigious Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain and has won accolades in various international photography competitions. His work has also been published on various photography platforms. He likes to experiment with various genres of photography and is of the firm belief that mastering the art of photography is always in a state of ‘beta’ and there is always something more to learn to excel and reach the next level. In addition to photography, he is an avid traveler and loves to explore new places and cultures. He is associated with DCP as a Consultant, Strategy Team.Rs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxesIncludesPhotography guidance by our mentor on framing, composition, techniquesCritical analysis of images before and after the eventExcludesBreakfast / lunchTravel support to and from venue
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, October 7
    9:30 am
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    Sunday, October 14 7:00 pm
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    Date: 14th October 2018 (Sunday)Time – 4:00 pm - 7:00 pmMeeting point - outside Mount Caramel Church ,Chapel road ,Bandra westWorkshop venue - BandraThings to carryCarry your DSLRCarry your widest angle lensesCarry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)Street photography is a very interesting genre of photography. Step outside the boundaries of the four walls and your comfort areas, with your camera; smell and experience the dirt on the roads, noise, stares and madness of rush on the streets. The world that you see is the background and the light available is all that you have and everything is beyond your control to set, yet it is a beautiful way to experience life, capturing the candid moments unfolding in front of you, capturing the live moments of life. Street photography does not mean only the people, it can be the atmosphere and environment, small businesses, food, houses or character of the place. Take images of the vendors, food stalls, people rushing home from work, kids playing, the modern life and the traditional life; literally every aspect of life in its real form from every possible angle, the movements and the moments, feel and capture the moments of real life! Mohammed Rizwan Ali is from Bikaner, Rajasthan and currently working in Mumbai. He is an Electrical Engineer by profession. His specializes in street, landscape and nature photography. He is a self-taught photographer & a perfectionist. His work has been acknowledged in national and international platforms including National Geographic Society. He is a skilled trainer, shares his knowledge selflessly with all around him and is currently associated with team DCP as Group Leader, team Mumbai.Workshop feeRs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, October 14
    7:00 pm
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    Sunday, October 28 9:30 am
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    Date: 28th October 2018 (Sunday)Venue: Crawford Market, MumbaiTime: 7.30 am to 9.30 amMeeting time: 7:15 amMeeting Point : Badshah Cold Drink, Opp. Crawford Market.Things to carryCarry your DSLRCarry your widest angle lensesPlease do carry a sturdy Tripod, for good sharp pictures in low light conditions.Carry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)What is an Experiential Workshop?An experiential workshop is a unique concept, where you walk in, get guided, try your hands on 'do it yourself' practical exercises and then, walk away with some amazing images. During an experiential workshop, our experts hand hold you on your camera settings and create an environment for you to get that perfect shot. An experiential workshop doesn't involve any theory session. These are straight to action workshops specially crafted to guarantee that you will go back with an experience that you will never forget and images that you had ever made. This experiential workshop comes with a contest sponsored by our partner Manfrotto. The images that you make during the workshop will be judged by our panel of experts. The best three images will be awarded a Manfrotto Goodie each.Pankaj Narshana runs garments business in his professional life and he does photography in his leisure hours. He has been interested in drawing and painting from his childhood days, he says that photography is similar to painting and drawing as these require similar levels of imagination and an eye to bring out the beauty of this world. Pankaj is a self taught photographer and his main areas of interest in this field are Landscape and Street photography. This talented photographer is associated with DCP Group as Group Leader-Team DCP MumbaiWorkshop feeRs 1200 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, October 28
    9:30 am
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    Sunday, November 4 10:00 am
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    Scheduled date: 4th November 2018Meeting Time - 4:45 am at Vashi Highway Meeting point - We will meet at Vashi Highway where State Transport buses go towards Pune / Konkan stop. Workshop timings - 7:30 am to 10 amWe will be travelling by car pooling. It takes approximately 3 hours to reach Akshi. This is a protected area now and you can park the vehicle outside the demarcated area. We will be walking to the beach along with the photography gears, select a place and then get settled with our gears. We will be photographying along the shoreline, you get to make some wonderful images of the shoreline birds which come quite close to you. 90% of the shoot will involve ground level perspective experiments and hence please do carry an extra pair of clothes to change afterwards. Breakfast is not included in the package. As we finish our photography and gather back for a review of the images, you can use any of the few food joints available there.Things to carryTelephoto lenses – preferably above 400 mm Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarrying a Tripod is a must for all bird photography workshopsCarry a big towel / cloth to clean yourself after the shootCarry an extra pair of clothes, as you are likely to get wetIt is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.Please carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites.Carry a pair of good binocularsOn field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach Wildlife in the fieldDifferent modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv / S, M and P)Exposure control in field under difficult light conditionsMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsHow to get sharp images of moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldEthics in Wildlife PhotographyMentor A microbiologist by qualification, a home maker turned wildlife photographer and a skilled administrator, Sonal Patil is associated with us since the day of inceptiion and currently involved as a Panel Expert and a Consultant in the Strategy Team of DCP Expeditions. She is a passionate and a skilled bird photographer. Her knowledge about the avifauna is appreciable. She has travelled across the wild places of the country, specially the birding hot spots, have thorough knowledge of the local biodiversities, excellent photographic skills and a great teaching acumen. She loves to share her knowledge with people around her. Her images have been acknowledged and appreciated across many publication houses, social media, websites, forums and print media. Rs 1600 per head inclusive of all taxesCost includesWorkshop training Cost doesn't includeTravel to and from AkshiBreakfast or any other meals Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possibl
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, November 4
    10:00 am
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    Sunday, November 4 7:46 pm
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    Scheduled Date: 4th Nov (Sunday)Meeting time – 3.30 pmMeeting point – Vailankanni Church, Uttan beachVenue - Uttan Beach and VillageWorkshop duration – 4 hours (4:00 pm to 07:00 pm)Things to carryCarry your DSLRCarry wide angle lensCarry ND filter if availableCarry a camera protection coverPlease do carry a sturdy Tripod, for good sharp pictures in low light conditions.A thin plastic cover to protect the tripod from beach sand could be a good ideaCarry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)What is an Experiential Workshop?An experiential workshop is a unique concept, where you walk in, get guided, try your hands on 'do it yourself' practical exercises and then, walk away with some amazing images. During an experiential workshop, our experts hand hold you on your camera settings and create an environment for you to get that perfect shot. An experiential workshop doesn't involve any theory session. These are straight to action workshops specially crafted to guarantee that you will go back with an experience that you will never forget and images that you had ever made. Ashutosh Shinde based out of Mumbai, is a banker by profession and wildlife enthusiast by passion. Wildlife has always been his passion from childhood. Ashutosh has travelled accross Maharashtra in search of wildlife, but his core area of interest has always remained the wildlife of Gujarat. Having travelled extensively in the local terrains, he has gained quite a good knowledge about the resident and migratory flora & fauna. He has been successful in showcasing his knowledge in varied genre of wildlife photography. His work has been recognized by leading international nature & conservation institutions like NGC, BBC Wildlife Magazine, iNaturalist etc. He is a Panel Expert associated with Team DCP, Mumbai. Rs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possib
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, November 4
    7:46 pm
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    Saturday, November 24 7:30 pm
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    Date - 22nd April 2018 ( Sunday)Venue - Khau Galli, GhatkoparTiming – 4:30 pm - 07:30 pmMeeting time – 4:00 pmMeeting point – Ghatkopar Metro StationThings to carryCarry your DSLRCarry your widest angle lensesPlease do carry a sturdy Tripod, for good sharp pictures in low light conditions.Carry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)Course detailsThe following will be taught during the workshopConcept of Street Food PhotographyMoments to captureExperiments with depth of fieldBackground and its importanceAshok Dewangan, is a Pharma R&D Manager by profession, did his masters in pharmacy, currently based in Mumbai. He is a passionate photographer and loves to experiment with various genres of photography. His work has been acknowledged and appreciated in various platforms including National Geographic. He loves to explore in and around beauty of Mumbai and devotes his non-office hours in travelling to new places and do experiments with photography. His core area of expertise is wildlife and long exposure. Apart from being a photographer, he is a talented calligrapher. He is currently associated with the team as Group Leader, Team DCP Mumbai.Package costRs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Saturday, November 24
    7:30 pm
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    Sunday, December 2 11:00 am
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    SCHEDULED DATES1st (Saturday) and 2nd December (Sunday) 2018VENUEIndoor – Hotel Satkar Residency, Pokhran Rd No 01,Next to Cadbury, Opp. Singhania High School, Thane (W) - 400 606.Field – Yeoor hills / Maharashtra Nature Park / SGNP.This will be finalized and intimated 1 week in advance.THINGS TO CARRYPlease ensure that you carry the followingCarrying your macro lens is a primary need.Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopDay 1 (Saturday) - 3 pm to 6 pm - indoorIntroduction to Macro photographyGadgets involved in Macro photographyUnderstanding light and usage of flashAdvanced macro photography techniquesDummy shoots under various light conditionsDay 2 (Sunday) - 7 am - 11 am - on Field – Applied techniquesYuwaraj Gurjar - a nationally acclaimed Wildlife photographer, writer, trainer and a conservation activist carrying with him an extensive field experience of more than 25 years in the Indian forests. He has travelled across the vast Indian geography and has thorough knowledge of most of the Indian forests. He has many publications contributing enormously to Indian Wildlife conservation. He has a very good knowledge of the Western Ghats microfauna and he specializes in butterflies and all other forms of macro photography. He is an award winner of hundreds of national and international acclaim. He is truly a national phenomenon, a Biodiversity expert and Chief Macro Photography advisor associated with DCP group.COSTRs 3500 per head inclusive of all taxesCancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, December 2
    11:00 am
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    Saturday, December 1 9:00 pm
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    Scheduled date: 1st December 2018Time : 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmMeeting Time : 5.30 pmVenue : Bandra ReclamationMeeting Point : Love Mumbai PointThings to carryYour DSLR / Point and shoot cameraWide angle lens, portrait lens and any other suitable lens for clicking candid imagesTripod is compulsory for this workshopDull coloured clothes (Camouflaged, olive or khaki - avoid bright colors)Camera remotes / triggers / intervalometerND filters if availableAn experiential workshop is a unique concept, where you walk in, get guided, try your hands on 'do it yourself' practical exercises and then, walk away with some amazing images. During an experiential workshop, our experts hand hold you on your camera settings and create an environment for you to get that perfect shot. An experiential workshop doesn't involve any theory session. These are straight to action workshops specially crafted to guarantee that you will go back with an experience that you will never forget and images that you had ever made. Pankaj Veerkar is an Engineer by qualification, Professor by profession and a Photographer by choice who likes to click anything beautiful, be it landscapes, seascapes, streets. Macro. He has to his credit a novel cover published from UK and also has remained winners in countable numbers of national contests and exhibitions, Kolkata Journalists Club 2016, to mention one of the few significants. He is a great photographer with an amazing sense of composition. He loves sharing his knowledge with people and also has a great teaching acumen. He is currently associated with Team DCP Mumbai as a Group Leader.Rs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Saturday, December 1
    9:00 pm
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    Sunday, December 9 9:30 am
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    Date - 9th December 2018 (Sunday)Venue - Worli koliwada, MumbaiMeeting time – 6:15 amWorkshop duration – 3 hours (6:30 am – 9:30 am)Meeting point - Hotel Sea Corner, WorliIt is advisable to adopt public transport or have your own driver because there is no parking facility available at the venue. Participants may have to walk for 2.5 to 3 km through narrow lanes of Koliwada to reach the venue.Things to carryCarry your DSLRCarry your widest angle lensesDo not carry tripod - its not allowedCarry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)Mentor A microbiologist by qualification, a home maker turned wildlife photographer and a skilled administrator, Sonal Patil is associated with us since the day of inceptiion and currently involved as a Panel Expert and a Consultant in the Strategy Team of DCP Expeditions. She is a passionate and a skilled bird photographer. Her knowledge about the avifauna is appreciable. She has travelled across the wild places of the country, specially the birding hot spots, have thorough knowledge of the local biodiversities, excellent photographic skills and a great teaching acumen. She loves to share her knowledge with people around her. Her images have been acknowledged and appreciated across many publication houses, social media, websites, forums and print media. Workshop feeRs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, December 9
    9:30 am
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  • WORKSHOPS IN PUNE
  • Basic Photography Workshop - Pune, August 2018
    Om studio, 3rd Floor, Above Pashankar Auto – Honda...
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    Saturday, August 18 6:00 pm
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    IntroductionWhat is photographyTypes of PhotographyTypes of Cameras & LensesBasic features of a Camera & essentialsAccessoriesExposurePillars of photography: ISO, Aperture and Shutter SpeedComposition guidelines for creating better imagesWhite BalanceMeteringFocal lengthBasics on processing the image on photoshopField TipsHistogramInteractive Session (Question and Answers)Aboli Thosar is a Photography Educator and Photographer based in Pune. Apart from being a software professional for more than 9 years, Aboli developed her photography as a hobby. Her passion towards nature and wildlife worked as a stress relief in her hectic office routine and work pressures. Aboli personally enjoys Wildlife and Bird photography. She had spent more than 8 years exploring and photographing many wildlife and bird sanctuaries in India and abroad along with birding in many rural areas. She enjoys observing, studying and capturing special moments in nature like actions and behaviors of birds and animals. Having special interest and skill in capturing the action shots. Aboli, also enjoys to share her knowledge with other photography enthusiast. She is a passionate teacher. She has several accolades in her collection including photographs published in stories by National Geographic. She has won several awards in national and international platforms including India Photography Awards" (InPA) 2016, Better Photography, Western Routes, SAM Print International circuits, PSI and many more Workshop feeRs 2000 per head inclusive of all taxesCancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Saturday, August 18
    6:00 pm
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    Saturday, September 15 10:30 am
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    Things to carryYour DSLR CameraIf you have macro lens, then please carryHowever, if you dont have a macro lens, your carry any lenses that you have If you have a point and shoot camera, you can still join this workshopThis is an experiential workshop, a unique concept, where you walk in, get guided, try your hands on 'do it yourself' practical exercises and then, walk away with some amazing images. During an experiential workshop, our experts hand hold you on your camera settings and create an environment for you to get that perfect shot. An experiential workshop doesn't involve any theory session. These are straight to action workshops specially crafted to guarantee that you will go back with an experience that you will never forget and images that you had ever made. Aboli Thosar is a Photography Educator and Photographer based in Pune. Apart from being a software professional for more than 9 years, Aboli developed her photography as a hobby. Her passion towards nature and wildlife worked as a stress relief in her hectic office routine and work pressures. Aboli personally enjoys Wildlife and Bird photography. She had spent more than 8 years exploring and photographing many wildlife and bird sanctuaries in India and abroad along with birding in many rural areas. She enjoys observing, studying and capturing special moments in nature like actions and behaviors of birds and animals. Having special interest and skill in capturing the action shots. Aboli, also enjoys to share her knowledge with other photography enthusiast. She is a passionate teacher. She has several accolades in her collection including photographs published in stories by National Geographic. She has won several awards in national and international platforms including India Photography Awards" (InPA) 2016, Better Photography, Western Routes, SAM Print International circuits, PSI and many more Rs 1000 per head inclusive of all taxesIncludesPhotography guidance by our mentor on framing, composition, techniquesCritical analysis of images before and after the event   Excludes    Snacks / refreshmentsTravel support to and from venue
    1 Attending
    End: Saturday, September 15
    10:30 am
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    Saturday, October 13 10:00 am
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    ItineraryVenue – Mahatma Phule Mandai MarketDate – 13th October 2018 (Saturday)Meeting point – Pune City Post OfficeMeeting time – 6:45 amWorkshop duration – 3 hours (7am – 10 am)Things to wear/Carry:1. Your DSLR / Point and shoot camera2. All your lenses if you have a DSLR3. A tripod is compulsoryThis is an experiential workshop, a unique concept, where you walk in, get guided, try your hands on 'do it yourself' practical exercises and then, walk away with some amazing images. During an experiential workshop, our experts hand hold you on your camera settings and create an environment for you to get that perfect shot. An experiential workshop doesn't involve any theory session. These are straight to action workshops specially crafted to guarantee that you will go back with an experience that you will never forget and images that you had ever made. Aboli Thosar is a Photography Educator and Photographer based in Pune. Apart from being a software professional for more than 9 years, Aboli developed her photography as a hobby. Her passion towards nature and wildlife worked as a stress relief in her hectic office routine and work pressures. Aboli personally enjoys Wildlife and Bird photography. She had spent more than 8 years exploring and photographing many wildlife and bird sanctuaries in India and abroad along with birding in many rural areas. She enjoys observing, studying and capturing special moments in nature like actions and behaviors of birds and animals. Having special interest and skill in capturing the action shots. Aboli, also enjoys to share her knowledge with other photography enthusiast. She is a passionate teacher. She has several accolades in her collection including photographs published in stories by National Geographic. She has won several awards in national and international platforms including India Photography Awards" (InPA) 2016, Better Photography, Western Routes, SAM Print International circuits, PSI and many more Rs 1000 per head inclusive of all taxesIncludesPhotography guidance by our mentor on framing, composition, techniquesCritical analysis of images before and after the eventExcludesSnacks / refreshmentsTravel support to and from venue
    1 Attending
    End: Saturday, October 13
    10:00 am
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    Sunday, December 16 10:00 am
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    Scheduled Dates : 16th December 2018 (Sunday)Venue - Sinhagad ValleyMeeting point – Kadakvasla DamMeeting time – 6:45 am Workshop duration – 3 hours (7:00 am – 10:00 am)This is an experiential workshop, a unique concept, where you walk in, get guided, try your hands on 'do it yourself' practical exercises and then, walk away with some amazing images. During an experiential workshop, our experts hand hold you on your camera settings and create an environment for you to get that perfect shot. An experiential workshop doesn't involve any theory session. These are straight to action workshops specially crafted to guarantee that you will go back with an experience that you will never forget and images that you had ever made. Arvind Patole, an artist and an avid wildlife lover from Pune, India. He is an experienced wildlife photographer and his tryst with wildlife started with books. He has brilliant photography skills and technical knowledge in Wildlife photography with a special interest in bird photography. Arvind is a true conservationist and welfare of his subjects and care of the environment remains first on his list when in the wild. His images show the true beauty of nature around us. He has a great teaching acumen. Apart from his love for photography, drawing and painting, he is a skilled biodiversity expert and Wildlife Photography Skipper associated with DCP group.Rs 1000 per head inclusive of all taxesIncludesPhotography guidance by our mentor on framing, composition, techniquesCritical analysis of images before and after the eventExcludesSnacks / RefreshmentsParking charges if you bring a vehicle
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, December 16
    10:00 am
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    Sunday, December 23 5:10 pm
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    Scheduled date: 22nd - 23rd December 2018Day 1 Our representative will pick you from Solapur railway station / bus stand. Freshen up. At 8.30 am we will leave hotel and proceed to Hiraj. Breakfast will be on the way. After looking for grassland birds there we will stop at a garden restaurant for delicious lunch. Take rest for some time then we will visit Nannaj bird sanctuary for some more grassland and woodland birds. On our way back to hotel we will visit a popular open restaurant for dinner and campfire. We will return to our hotel and call a day off.Day 2 After breakfast we will visit one more birding spot near the city. Post lunch we will visit nearby lake popular for its winter visitors. We will be back to the hotel in the evening. Pack our luggage and start our journey back to Mumbai.Things to carryTelephoto lenses – preferably above 400 mm Macro lenses - if you have itCarry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopCarrying a Tripod is a must for all bird photography workshopsCarry a big towel / cloth to protect your gear from dustCarry a big cloth / bandanna / scarf to protect you from the dustWarm clothes, gloves for the chilly early mornings.Sun screens are very importantIt is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.Please carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites.Carry a pair of good binocularsOn field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach Wildlife in the fieldDifferent modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv / S, M and P)Exposure control in field under difficult light conditionsMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsHow to get sharp images of moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldEthics in Wildlife PhotographyMentor:A microbiologist by qualification, a home maker turned wildlife photographer and a skilled administrator, Sonal Patil is the National Coordinator for DCP Expeditions. With a nationwide presence of team DCP, she ensures our seamless backend operations of workshops, expeditions, photo walks and other related events. She is a passionate bird photographer. Her knowledge about the avifauna is appreciable. She has travelled across the wild places of the country and have excellent photographic skills and a great teaching acumen. Her images have been acknowledged and appreciated across many publication houses, social media, websites and forums. Rahul Umbrajkar, a passionate bird watcher and a bird photographer from Solapur. By profession, he works as a business manager in pharmaceutical industry. By passion his heart lies in the wild. He has remained associated with reputed organizations like World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and has remained a part of several conservation initiatives. He works on generating awareness about environment and its conservation throgh various awareness programs and specially wishes to motivate and involve students. He is a skilled wildlife photographer having special interest in birds and is associated with team DCP as Skipper, Team DCP Solapur.Rs 8400 per head inclusive of all taxesCost includesFood and Accommodation at Solapur for 1 night and 2 days.All outdoor activities and instructor charges.All Taxes and service charges.Cost doesn't includeMumbai - Solapur - Mumbai travel Solapur is well connected with all major cities so bus /train will be convenient to reach there . Our mentors will assist you for the same .
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, December 23
    5:10 pm
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  • WORKSHOPS IN KOLKATA
    • Upcoming
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    Thursday, October 18 3:00 pm
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    Scheduled dates: 13th - 18th October 2018Day 1Our tour starts in the morning at Kumartoli. There are more than 200 families living in this locality to make and sell thousands of idols for Durga festival. It is a heaven for a street photographer. This place was formed over 300 years back with a group of potters and artists when they came in search of creating better livelihood for their survival. Day 2We will be exploring Mullick Ghat and the flower market today, which offers another wonderful opportunity for Photography. The devotees offer prayers to lord shiva and lord krishna here. The local seasonal flowers are sold by the dealers in the flower market right before the Ghat and it is a great place to do street photography. Come back to hotel for lunch. Take some rest and then in the evening we will going to Dakshineshwar, another amazing place to be with a camera.Day 3Today's agenda include local street photography at Princep Ghats and Victoria Memorial Day 4Today is Saptami. We will do street photography during the morning and we will visit the festivities on the streets and the pandals in the evening.Day 5In the morning hours, we will be doing street photography and in the evening we will be visiting the pandals. Day 6 We will check out after breakfast. Our tours ends hereThings to carryWide angle lens Tele / zoom lens for candids and portraitsCarry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteries.Carry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, Laptop.It is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.Equipment is available on rental - please mail us at [email protected] learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skill-set. Our expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach people in the eventsDifferent modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv/ S, M and P)Exposure control in field under difficult light conditionsMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Framing and composition in the fieldEthics in Streets and TravelPankaj Narshana runs garments business in his professional life and he does photography in his leisure hours. He has been interested in drawing and painting from his childhood days, he says that photography is similar to painting and drawing as these require similar levels of imagination and an eye to bring out the beauty of this world. Pankaj is a self taught photographer and his main areas of interest in this field are Landscape and Street photography. This talented photographer is associated with DCP Group as Group Leader-Team DCP MumbaiRs 20,000 per head inclusive of all taxesCost includesAccommodation for 5 nights and 6 days.Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the stay.All park charges, entry fee etc.DCP photography expert for 2 days.All Taxes and service charges.Cost does not include:Camera-fee if anyTransport from Mumbai to Kolkata and backMineral Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry Charges, Phone Calls, Tips etc.Any kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.Any extra meals not included in the above itinerary.Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Thursday, October 18
    3:00 pm
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  • WORKSHOPS IN OTHER CITIES
  • Biodiversity of Western Ghats - Bhimashankar WLS, Sept 2018
    Shri Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Wildlife Reserve
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    Thursday, August 2 12:30 pm
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    Scheduled dates: 1st - 2nd Aug 2018Day 1:We shall be travelling early morning from Mumbai to Bhimashankar (which is a 5 hours journey on road). We start by 6 am by AC tempo traveller We shall reach Bhimashankar by 12 noon considering a breakfast break on the way. You will be received by our representative at ‘Blue Mormon Jungle Resort’. We shall go through a quick room allotment process and then freshen up with a cup of hot coffee / tea. You will be given camp briefing and orientation which will include introduction to staff and instructors, safety briefing and brief on the camp facilities. We plan to have lunch at the camp site. This is followed by forest trails to Sahebachi seat and Vanaspati point. Get a view of the whole sanctuary and adjoining areas. This place is home to loads of monsoon flora and fauna, especially the amphibians, reptiles, arachnids, insects, etc. Our field experts will help you to photograph and understand the rare forms of life. We then come back to the resort for dinner. We would then proceed for a night trail in the forest outskirts of Bhimashankar escorted by our field experts.Day 2:After breakfast, we move to Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. Walk up to ‘Gupt Bhima Shankar’. Gupt Bhimashankar gives you the opportunity to witness the primary forest of the region. You have a very high possibility of seeing Shekru – the Malabar Giant Squirrel in those forests. We come back to Blue Mormon for a sumptuous lunch. We move out and do some macro photography near the resort on our way back to Mumbai .Things to carryCarrying your macro lens is a primary need.Also carry wide angle lenses for landscape photography. Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopFill your camera bag with silica gel to protect your gadgets from moisture. They are available in chemist shops. You must carry headlights / torches for the night search. Headlights make your both hands free to operate your camera. We also advise you to carry protective footwear - gumboots are best. These boots give enormous confidence while walking through the forest floor or marshy areas. In case you are reluctant to use Gum Boots, do carry tough shoes (preferably covering upto ankle).Do carry protective rain gears for yourself and for your equipment. We find Ponchos very goodCarry basic first aid along with you. Carry regular medicines if you are on medication. Carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites. Carry Permite cream to keep you protected from tick bites.We have an equipment rental division. You may write to [email protected] if you wish to hire a lens.On field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our Wildlife Photography Expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach Wildlife in the fieldExposure control in field under difficult light conditionsUse of external lights and creative wildlife photographyMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldEthics in Wildlife PhotographyMentor:A microbiologist by qualification, a home maker turned wildlife photographer and a skilled administrator, Sonal Patil is associated with us since the day of inceptiion and currently involved as a Panel Expert and a Consultant in the Strategy Team of DCP Expeditions. She is a passionate and a skilled bird photographer. Her knowledge about the avifauna is appreciable. She has travelled across the wild places of the country, specially the birding hot spots, have thorough knowledge of the local biodiversities, excellent photographic skills and a great teaching acumen. She loves to share her knowledge with people around her. Her images have been acknowledged and appreciated across many publication houses, social media, websites, forums and print media. Rs 8500 per head inclusive of all taxes Cost Includes:Travel from Mumbai to Bhimashankar and returnFood (from lunch of first day to lunch of second day).Accommodation at ‘Blue Mormon’ for 1 night and 2 days.All activities and instructor charges. All Taxes and service charges.    Cost doesn’t include:Mineral Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry Charges, Phone Calls, Tips etc.Any kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.Any Thing not covered under the head ‘Cost Includes’ Cancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
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    End: Thursday, August 2
    12:30 pm
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  • Macro and Landscapes, Monsoon Magic at Harihareshwar, Aug 2018
    Harihareshwar Temple Road, Shrivardhan 402110, Ind...
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    Saturday, August 4 5:00 pm
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    Scheduled dates 4th - 5th August 2018Day 1We will be starting from Vashi, Navi Mumbai at 6:00 am. We will stop for breakfast at 8:00 am at Vadkhal. By 11:00 am, we should be reaching Harihareshwar. After you freshen up at the hotel, we will do some macro photography near the hotel. Lunch (veg/ non veg - Konkani style) will be served at 1:30 pm. We will thenl travel to Bankot Fort. We will travel by barge. You can either sit in your vehicle or sit on the deck to capture beautiful seascapes. At Bankot fort, though only remains are there, you will have a beautiful sea view from top with good opportunity to do seascape and macro photography here. We will go out for beach photography workshop by 6:00 pm to the MTDC beach. Come back by evening and join the rest of the group for dinner (veg / non veg) over an informal discussion about the day's photography. After dinner, by 9:30 pm, we will move out for a night trail near the hotel. Day 2 Wake up early. Tea will be served at 6:00 am. From 6 :30 am to 8:00 am we will do photography in the local beach. Its a beautiful, pristine beach known to locals only, except a few fishermen no one visits this place. On one side, there is a huge cliff, and on the other side is the vast sea with a fantastic view of Srivardhan. Come back to hotel for breakfast by 8:30 am. After Breakfast we will cover near by areas for more macro and landscapes. By 2:00 pm we will be back to hotel for lunch. Take rest / do macro near hotel / visit to temple which is just 10 minutes from our hotel. By 4:00 pm, we will start our return journey to Mumbai.Things to carryCarrying your macro lens is a primary need.Also carry wide angle lenses for landscape photography. Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopFill your camera bag with silica gel to protect your gadgets from moisture. They are available in chemist shops. You must carry headlights / torches for the night search. Headlights make your both hands free to operate your camera. We also advise you to carry protective footwear - gumboots are best. These boots give enormous confidence while walking through the forest floor or marshy areas. In case you are reluctant to use Gum Boots, do carry tough shoes (preferably covering upto ankle).Carry Leech socks and way to use them will be demonstrated during workshopsDo carry protective rain gears for yourself and for your equipment. We find Ponchos very goodCarry basic first aid along with you. Carry regular medicines if you are on medication. Carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites. Carry Permite cream to keep you protected from tick bites.On field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our Wildlife Photography Expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach Wildlife in the fieldExposure control in field under difficult light conditionsUse of external lights and creative wildlife photographyMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldEthics in Wildlife PhotographyMentor: A microbiologist by qualification, a home maker turned wildlife photographer and a skilled administrator, Sonal Patil is the National Coordinator for DCP Expeditions. With a nationwide presence of team DCP, she ensures our seamless backend operations of workshops, expeditions, photo walks and other related events. She is a passionate bird photographer. Her knowledge about the avifauna is appreciable. She has travelled across the wild places of the country and have excellent photographic skills and a great teaching acumen. Her images have been acknowledged and appreciated across many publication houses, social media, websites and forums. Rs. 8000 per head inclusive of all taxesCost include Mumbai - Harihareshwar - Mumbai travelOne night two days stay at Harihareshwar One dinner, one breakfast, two lunches and three tea breaksOne session of night trail at Harihareshwar and onsite macro photography.Two sessions of landscape and seascape photography All Taxes and service charges.Cost does not include:Any kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.Any extra meals not included in the above itinerary
    1 Attending
    End: Saturday, August 4
    5:00 pm
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    Wednesday, August 15 7:00 pm
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    Scheduled dates: 12th - 15th August 2018 (3 nights 4 days) ItineraryDay 1The meeting point is Madikeri, which is 8 km from Coorg. We will be travelling to Coorg together. Have a delicious lunch at the resort and then take some rest. Our expedition starts post lunch, after our guests have taken adequate rest after the travel. After lunch we will move out for a nature trail around the resort and we will return to resort by evening. After dinner, we will go out for a night trail.Meals - Lunch, dinner, tea / coffee.Day 2In the morning, we will have a guided on field Workshop on Amphibian Photography. After the workshop, we will explore the local biodiversity in search of frogs and caecilians endemic to the region. In the evening, after dinner, we will go out for a night trail. Meals - Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea / coffee.Day 3We will have an early morning short workshop on Wide angle macro photography followed by a practical session. In the evening Post Processing Session will be conducted by the mentor and review of images will be done.Meals - Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea / coffee.Day 4We will have an early morning field workshop and then have a group discussion over the breakfast on Amphibian conservation in India and what we as an individual can do towards it. Our expedition will end with the breakfast session. The respective groups will depart as per their timing of trains / flight from Mangalore / MysoreMeals - Breakfast, tea / coffeeComfortable Stay at Honey Valley, Coorg.Things to carryMacro lenses – kit lens will help if you dont have oneCarry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopTorch - (If you have a head torch it would be useful)Batteries (For your torch and other equipment’s)Proper trekking shoes, Cap / hat, SlippersRaingears to protect you and your equipmentDull coloured clothes (Camouflaged, olive or khaki - avoid bright colors)Extra pair of clothes (for overnight stay)Medical kit, ToiletriesWe now have an equipment support division. Equipment are available on rental - please mail us at [email protected] field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach Wildlife in the fieldDifferent modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv / S, M and P)Exposure control in field under difficult light conditionsMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsHow to get sharp images of moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldEthics in Wildlife PhotographyImage processing workshopTo maximize and complete your photographic learning, join our evening session of informal discussions on digital image processing. Our Expert will work on few of his own images or a few of yours (which you have clicked during the day) and demonstrate various techniques of image processing to give a final shape to your artwork. The following will be discussedRAW files processingHistogram and exposure controlColour correction methodsCropping and image resizingSharpening, cloning, dodging and burningNoise reductionCompositionSoumabrata Moulick is a passionate wildlife photographer and nature enthusiast. Primarily interested in behavioral and conservation photography, he believes that knowledge should be shared with no holds barred and has a flair for teaching. An engineer by profession, he devotes all of his non-office hours to the observation, study and documentation of nature and wildlife. His work has been published and acknowledged in various national and international media platforms. He aspires to become a full-time conservation photographer and contribute towards the conservation of fast vanishing natural wonders. He is associated with DCP Expeditions as a Panel Expert, Team Mumbai.Rs 16,000 per head inclusive of all taxes Cost includesPick up and drop from Madikeri – Coorg - MadikeriAccommodation at for 3 nights and 4 daysBreakfast, lunch and dinner (Veg / Non Veg) during the stay.All Taxes and service charges.Cost does not include:Pick up and drop from Mangalore / Mysore – Coorg - Mangalore / Mysore.Mineral Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry Charges, Phone Calls, Tips etc.Any kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.Any extra meals not included in the above itineraryTravel cost of reaching Mangalore / Mysore
    1 Attending
    End: Wednesday, August 15
    7:00 pm
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    Saturday, August 18 2:00 pm
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    Scheduled dates: 12th - 18th August 2018 (6 nights 7 days)ItineraryDay 1 : Arrival - NairobiAs you arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International airport, you will be met with by our representatives. We will be proceeding to the world-famous Masai Mara Game Reserve via the Great Rift Valley. En route enjoy the beautiful scenery. We will have packed lunch on the way. Arrive at your lodge by evening and check in at the lodge. Mara Keekorok Lodge, Meals: Lunch & DinnerDay 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6: Full day game-viewing in Masai Mara! After breakfast, proceed on a full-day game-viewing drive to search for the myriad species of game that make this reserve their home. If you are lucky, you can witness the kill in action, moment by moment, right in front of your eyes! Migration season is the best tine to expect the ace predators of Mara hunting on the Wildebeests, the crocodiles in the river and the prides of Lions in the Savanna. We will be driving upto the Mara river to witness the spectacular migration of millions of wildebeests crossing the Mara river. We will be carrying packed lunches so that we don’t need to return of the lodge in between. Post lunch, continue with the game drive. Expect to see the famous 'Big 5'. Mara Keekorok Lodge, Meals : Breakfast, Lunch & DinnerDay 7: DepartAfter breakfast drive back to Nairobi in time for lunch and later transfer to the airport for your flight back home. We will stop on the way to have lunch.Things to carryTelephoto lenses – preferably above 400 mm for distant shotsZoom lenses – for the flexibility that it offers for unanticipated circumstancesWide angle lenses for opportunities of landscape photographyCarry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopBean Bag (stuff with Bajra or thermacol or Rice).Carry a big towel / cloth to protect your gear from dustCarry a big cloth / bandanna / scarf to protect you from the dustBody Warmer for the chilly early mornings.Sun screens are very importantIt is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.Please carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites.Carry a pair of good binocularsEquipment available on rental - please mail us at [email protected] field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our Wildlife Photography Expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach Wildlife in the fieldDifferent modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv / S, M and P)Exposure control in field under difficult light conditionsMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsHow to get sharp images of moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldEthics in Wildlife PhotographyImage processing workshopTo maximize and complete your photographic learning, join our evening session of informal discussions on digital image processing. Our Expert will work on few of his own images or a few of yours (which you have clicked during the day) and demonstrate various techniques of image processing to give a final shape to your artwork. The following will be discussedRAW files processingHistogram and exposure controlColour correction methodsCropping and image resizingSharpening, cloning, dodging and burningNoise reductionCompositionMentor:Amit Rane is one of the most skilled Wildlife photographers in the DCP family. He has travelled extensively across Indian geography for more than 18 years and has in depth knowledge of difficult terrains spread across the Indian subcontinent. He has brilliant photography skills in all genre of Wildlife photography starting from bird photography to mammals, from landscapes to macro photography, from reptiles to amphibians. He is a trained Herpetologist and loves reptiles. He is a regular travel photographer and writer. He also has a deep interest in product and fashion photography. He has a fantastic teaching acumen. He is a trainer, biodiversity expert, wildlife photography advisor and holds the chair of Director, Outbound Expeditions, Team DCP. USD 3400 inclusive of all taxes per headTwin sharing accomodation and only 4 pax in a 4 X 4 Land CruiserCost includes:Arrival and departure airport transfers6 Nights accommodation at the Mara Keekorok LodgeAll game drives as per itineraryAll park entrance feesTransport in 4 x 4 Land CruiserServices of a qualified English Speaking Driver GuidePhotographic guidance of DCP Photography expert1 Litre bottle of mineral water per person per day while on a road safari in a Private vehicleMeals as indicated above Cost doesn't includeAll International Flights + TaxesVisas and Mediclaim chargesLast day lunch at Nairobi cityTravel & Personal accident insuranceTips & personal expenses such as bar, telephone calls, tips, gratuities … etc.Cost of Meals other than those specified in inclusionsCost of foreign exchange for personal expensesExcursions not detailed in above program
    1 Attending
    End: Saturday, August 18
    2:00 pm
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    Sunday, August 19 2:00 pm
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    Scheduled dates - 17th to 19th August 2018Day 1The first glimpse of the forest mesmerizes with a typical picture of a mystic rainforest with tall trees and their whispering canopies, creepers and climbers, with intertwining branches of trees with mosses hanging down and most of times made even more mysterious by the dense fog packed above the forest floor. Every corner of the forest is alive, below every little leaf, behind every dried bark and under every soaked rock, there is a life vibrating.Rajyarani Express (11003) departs from Mumbai Dadar at 00:05 hrs early morning (17th August 2018) and reaches Sawantwadi station by 11:25 hrs same day. Please take care not to book previous day train. You need to book the train for 17th August 2018 if you are planning to travel by Rajyarani Exp. Konkan Kanya Express (10111) departs from CST at 23:05 hrs previous night (16th August 2018) and reaches Sawantwadi station by 8:40 hrs next day. You need to book the train for 16th August 2018 if you are planning to travel by Konkan Kanya Exp.Amboli is situated approximately 40 kms from Sawantwadi. From Sawantwadi railway station. Our expedition starts post lunch, after our guests have taken adequate rest after the travel. After lunch we will move out for a nature trail in Amboli Ghat and we will return to hotel by evening. We will have one exclusive session on 'Amphibian and reptile Photography' in the evening. After dinner, we will go out for a night trail to Shirgaonkar point.Meals - Lunch, dinner, tea, snacks.Day 2 Amboli was developed as a hill station by a British political agent, Col. Westrop, who chose this location in the Vengurla – Belgaum state highway no. 112 situated in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra. Extremely rich herpetofauna, wild flowers and birds make this place a dream destination for any naturalist. In the morning, we will go upto Parikshat point and will have an onsite macro photography hands on training. We come back the hotel by lunch. In the evening we have requested Mr Hemant Ogale to address the group with a few words on conservation efforts taken by Malabar Conservation Club. During late evening, we will go for a trail near Mahadevgarh. Post dinner we will have a night trail near the resort.Meals - Breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, snacks.Day 3We will visit Shirgaonkar point in the morning and will do onsite macro photography for two hours and then come back to the resort for breakfast. After breakfast, we shall conduct a short trail near the resort till 11 am. Our expedition ends here. Our returns is from Kohlapur. You will be dropped to Kohlapur station. Preferred train is Mahalaxmi Exp (17412), which departs from Kohlapur at 20:30 hrs and reaches Mumbai CST next day morning at 07:25 hrs.Meals - BreakfastWhistling Woods, Amboli is uniquely situated very close to the forest and away from the crowded main road, assuring you solitude. The rooms are charming, generously sized & overlook a thick forest. Branches dip below the windows and birdsong wakes you every morning. All the rooms are equipped with Color TV, intercom, 24 hrs hot water supply, laundry service, doctor on call, car hire facilities and more. All the rooms have own ‘sit-out’ area, large windows and garden hammocks. On field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our Wildlife Photography Expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach Wildlife in the fieldExposure control in field under difficult light conditionsUse of external lights and creative wildlife photographyMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldEthics in Wildlife PhotographyMentorSoumabrata Moulick is a passionate wildlife photographer and nature enthusiast. He developed a keen interest in nature from an early age and started documenting nature and wildlife after buying his first DSLR in 2010. Primarily interested in behavioral and conservation photography, he believes that knowledge should be shared with no holds barred and has a flair for teaching. An engineer by profession, he devotes all of his non-office hours to the observation, study and documentation of nature and wildlife. His work has been published and acknowledged in various national and international media platforms. He aspires to become a full-time conservation photographer and contribute towards the conservation of fast vanishing natural wonders. He is associated with DCP Expeditions as a Project Coordinator, Team Mumbai.Rs 10,000 per head inclusive of all taxes (Stay on twin / triple sharing basis) Cost includes:Two nights three days at Whistling WoodsBreakfast, lunch, dinner, tea, snacks as indicated aboveTwo night trails along with onsite macro photography each of 4 hours.Three day sessions of macro photography with tips and tricks.All Taxes and service charges.Cost does not include:Mumbai – Amboli – Mumbai train travel expenseAny kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.Any extra meals not included in the above itinerary
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    End: Sunday, August 19
    2:00 pm
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    Sunday, August 19 12:00 pm
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    Scheduled date: 18th - 19th August 2018Day 1:We will meet at Thane at 5.30 am . Just before our breakfast halt at Murbad around 9 am, we will take our first photography stop, shooting slow shutter flowing waters and landscapes. After breakfast we will proceed to Malshej Ghat (MTDC Flamingo Resort) . After lunch we will will move to Naneghat and Nanacha Angtha where we shoot landscape compositions, natuerscapes and sunset cloud patterns. By 5.30 pm we will start our journey back to the resort for our dinner and discussions before we call it a day.Day 2:We will start early to shoot some waterfalls , will have some light breakfast on the way . We get to make some slow shutter images as well as naturescapes. We will also experiment with fast shutter freeze shots. From there we will proceed to the beautiful Malshej Point, where we will get to shoot mountainscapes. We will return to the resort .Check out at 12 pm, have lunch and travel back to Mumbai.Things to carry1. Wide angle lenses. 2. ND and polarizer filters.3. Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.4. Carry extra pack of camera batteries.5. Carry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, Laptop.6. Carrying a Tripod is a must for shooting the waterfall.7. Since it is a rainy season, carry some cover for camera8. Poncho, Umbrella9. It is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.10. Please carry suitable mosquito repellants to keep you protected from mosquito bites.11. Carry a pair of good binoculars.Do not worry if you don’t own a wide angle and macro lens as we now have an equipment support division. Equipment is available on rental - please mail us at [email protected] field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. The Landscape Photography maestro will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingDifferent modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv / S, M and P)Exposure control in field under difficult light conditionsMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsHow to get sharp images of moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldMentor: A microbiologist by qualification, a home maker turned wildlife photographer and a skilled administrator, Sonal Patil is associated with us since the day of inceptiion and currently involved as a Panel Expert and a Consultant in the Strategy Team of DCP Expeditions. She is a passionate and a skilled bird photographer. Her knowledge about the avifauna is appreciable. She has travelled across the wild places of the country, specially the birding hot spots, have thorough knowledge of the local biodiversities, excellent photographic skills and a great teaching acumen. She loves to share her knowledge with people around her. Her images have been acknowledged and appreciated across many publication houses, social media, websites, forums and print media. Rs 8500 per head inclusive of all taxes.Cost includesTravel from Mumbai to Malshej and backStay in shared accommodation in MTDC, MalshejDay 1 Breakfast to Day 2 LunchPhotography Workshop by DCP Panel ExpertCost excludesAny kind of insurance coverageAny meals other than the aboveCold drink, water and other snacksCancellation policyAll cancellations before 30 days of the event date - 100% refundAll cancellations between 20 - 30 days of the event date - 50% refundAll cancellations within 20 days of the event date - No refund possible
    1 Attending
    End: Sunday, August 19
    12:00 pm
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  • ONGOING WORKSHOPS
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    Monday, July 23 8:00 pm
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    Scheduled Date: 22nd July 2018 (Sunday)Time – 5.00 pm - 8:00 pm Venue - Dadar BeachMeeting point - Kirti M Doongursee College of Arts,Commerce & ScienceOff. Veer Savarkar Marg, Kashinath Dhuru Marg, Dadar West, MumbaiMeeting time - 4:45 pmThings to carryCarry your DSLRCarry wide angle lensCarry ND filter if availableCarry a camera protection coverPlease do carry a sturdy Tripod, for good sharp pictures in low light conditions.A thin plastic cover to protect the tripod from beach sand could be a good ideaCarry camera remote, filters if you have (not compulsory)What is an Experiential Workshop?An experiential workshop is a unique concept, where you walk in, get guided, try your hands on 'do it yourself' practical exercises and then, walk away with some amazing images. During an experiential workshop, our experts hand hold you on your camera settings and create an environment for you to get that perfect shot. An experiential workshop doesn't involve any theory session. These are straight to action workshops specially crafted to guarantee that you will go back with an experience that you will never forget and images that you had ever made. Pankaj Narshana runs garments business in his professional life and he does photography in his leisure hours. He has been interested in drawing and painting from his childhood days, he says that photography is similar to painting and drawing as these require similar levels of imagination and an eye to bring out the beauty of this world. Pankaj is a self taught photographer and his main areas of interest in this field are Landscape and Street photography. This talented photographer is associated with DCP Group as Group Leader-Team DCP MumbaiWorkshop feeRs 1500 per head inclusive of all taxes.
    End: Monday, July 23
    8:00 pm
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  • PAST WORKSHOPS
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    Sunday, July 22 10:00 am
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    Scheduled Dates 20th July 2018 - 22nd July 2018Day 1 Introduction to reptiles and amphibiansTaxonomy and classificationSnakesLizardsTurtles and tortoisesCrocodiles, Gharials and alligatorsFrogs and toadsCaecilians and newtsDay 2 Full day field practicalsDay 3Full day field practicals*Short examination on all 8 chapters*Practical examination on fieldThings to carry1. Macro lenses – preferably 90 mm or more.2. Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.3. Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteries.4. Carry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, Laptop.5. Carrying a umbrella and water proofing is a must considering rain in the region.6. Carry a big towel / cloth to protect your gear from dust.7. Warm clothes, gloves for the chilly early mornings.8. Insect repellents are very important.9. Leech socks.10. It is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.11. Carry a torch.Do not worry if you don’t own a macro lens or flash as we now have an equipment support division. Equipment is available on rental - please mail us at [email protected] identification Basic learning course is three day field learning course. It not only involves classroom learning, interactions, group discussions and examinations but also involves on field trails and hands on trainingIntroduction to reptiles and amphibiansTaxonomy and classificationSnakesLizardsTurtles and tortoisesCrocodiles, Gharials and AlligatorsFrogs and ToadsCaecilians and NewtsHerp photography and ConservationSushil Chikane - a nationally acclaimed Biodiversity expert, writer, trainer and a conservation activist carrying with him an extensive field experience of more than 15 years in the Indian forests. He has excellent knowledge of the fauna of the Western Ghats and specially loves reptiles. He is an adventure sports instructor for trekking, rafting, scuba diving, rock climbing and works in association with many renowned nature and adventure groups as advisor. He has published more than 8 research papers in various scientific journals on reptiles and avifauna diversity, habitat relationships, diversity analysis, behavioral ecology and conservation status of various species in the Western Ghats. He has travelled across Indian geography and associated with DCP as Senior Advisor, Biodiversity Division.Workshop feeRs 11000 per head inclusive of all taxes
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    End: Sunday, July 22
    10:00 am
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    Saturday, July 21 6:00 pm
    1 Attending
    End: Saturday, July 21
    6:00 pm
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    Saturday, July 21 12:00 pm
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    Scheduled dates - 14th to 21st July 2018DAY 1: CHANDIGARH - MANALIYou meet your friendly local driver in Chandigarh. The drive will take us from the urban terrains to Manali - where we get our first taste of the Himalayas. Situated at a height of 6378 feet, Manali is also the main jumping-off point for anyone headed towards Ladakh, Spiti or Lahaul. Overnight at a hotel in Manali.DAY 2: MANALI - KAZAThe 200 kilometer (125 mile) road from Manali to Kaza in Spiti is filled with spectacular ever changing scenery. From the dense forested hills of Manali, to the rocky barren planes and peaks around Chattru, and the sweeping snow covered mountains, this road is a landscape rollercoaster that is bound to enthral. On the way, you cross two high passes including the famous Rohtang Pass (13,054 feet) and Kunzum La (14,927 feet). After about 8-10 hours, we reach Kaza. Overnight at a hotel in Kaza / Rangrik.DAY 3: KAZA-KI MONASTERY-KIBBERToday we will start our journey after lunch to Key Monastery and we will visit Kibber Village. Overnight at a hotel in Kaza / Rangrik.DAY 4: KAZA - MUD - PIN VALLEY - LANGZAToday, we drive to Mud in Pin valley. Which offers some amazing opportunity to shoot breathtaking Mountains and Landscapes. In the evening we will visit the very famous Langza Village which is known for the breathtaking Sunsets and Night sky. Overnight at a hotel in Kaza / RangrikDAY 5: KAZA-CHANDRATAAL-KAZAToday, we drive to very famous Chandrataal Lake for a day excursion. From the parking point its about 2.5 Km trek towards the lake. Overnight at a hotel in Kaza / RangrikDAY 6: KAZA -KALPAToday, we will start our journey from kaza to kalpa(Kinnaur District) enroute we will visit the famous Dhankar Monastery and Tabo monastery. Kalpa is located at the base of Kinnaur-Kailash rages and know for its Apple orchards.Overnight at Kalpa.DAY 7: KALPA TO NARKANDAThis is where our return journey starts and tonight we will stay at a very famous town Narkanda which is 60 kilometers from Shimla. Narkanda is also known for its Apple Orchards. Overnight at Narkanda.DAY 8: NARKANDA TO CHANDIGARHIt’s been a great journey. And it’s not the end. On the contrary, it’s the beginning. It’s the beginning of a promise to return to the fascinating Spiti Valley where you made friends for life with its people, the colours of the landscape, the smell of fresh air, the gaze of the millions of stars.Tour ends in Chandigarh.Day 1 - Overnight at a hotel in ManaliDay 2 - Overnight at a hotel in Kaza Day 3 - Overnight at a hotel in KazaDay 4 - Overnight at a hotel in KazaDay 5 - Overnight at a hotel in KazaDay 6 - Overnight at a hotel in KalpaDay 7 - Overnight at a hotel in NarkandhaDay 8 - Tour ends in Chandigarh.Things to carryWide angle lensMacro lensExternal flashCarry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopRemote shutter release with or without cable (preferably with a lock)Adequate rain protection for you and your gear is MUSTIt is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.A sturdy tripod is a MUST.Enough warm clothingEquipment available on rentalOn field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. The Landscape Photography maestro will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingDifferent modes of shooting (Av / A, Tv / S, M and P)Exposure control in field under difficult light conditionsMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsHow to get sharp images of moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldImage processing workshopTo maximize and complete your photographic learning, join our evening session of informal discussions on digital image processing. Our Expert will work on few of his own images or a few of yours (which you have clicked during the day) and demonstrate various techniques of image processing to give a final shape to your artwork. The following will be discussedRAW files processingHistogram and exposure controlColour correction methodsCropping and image resizingSharpening, cloning, dodging and burningNoise reductionCompositionMentorAmit Rane is one of the most skilled Wildlife photographers in the DCP family. He has travelled extensively across Indian geography for more than 18 years and has in depth knowledge of difficult terrains spread across the Indian subcontinent. He has brilliant photography skills in all genre of Wildlife photography starting from bird photography to mammals, from landscapes to macro photography, from reptiles to amphibians. He is a trained Herpetologist and loves reptiles. He is a regular travel photographer and writer. He also has a deep interest in product and fashion photography. He has a fantastic teaching acumen. He is a trainer, biodiversity expert, wildlife photography advisor and holds the chair of Director, Outbound Expeditions, Team DCP. Rs 65,000 per head inclusive of all taxes Cost includes: Tour package ex Chandigarh7 nights Twin Sharing accommodation – as mentioned in itineraryAll meals as mentioned in itinerary4 Persons/ InnovaAll applicable hotel & road taxesCost doesn't includeAny meals other than those specified in ‘Cost Includes’Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etcAny other item not specified in ‘cost includes
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    End: Saturday, July 21
    12:00 pm
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    Friday, July 20 10:00 am
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    Possible biodiversityCommon Vine snakeCommon wolf snakeCheckered KeelbackBamboo pit viperFungoid frogWrinkled frogDeccan banded geckoBrook’s geckoTarantulasDates: 21st and 22nd July 2018Day 1This camp is planned within the core internal hotspots of Matheran. The shuttle mini train from Aman Lodge station (near Dasturi naka) takes you to Matheran station. Walk backwards after getting down at Matheran station to reach Springwoods Heritage, our resort (about 5 - 10 minutes walk). The camp starts at 10 am on Day 1, i.e. Saturday. Participants are requested to reach Matheran on their own. After an initial formal introduction of the team, our expert will explain about the camp plan and also on the biodiversity of Matheran. Lunch will be arranged at the resort. After lunch, we will go out for exploring the flora and fauna of the region till it is evening, when we come back to the resort for a tea break and an informal discussion on the photographs clicked. The most thrilling experience in the itinerary are the evening and the night trails. We recommend to wear protective footwear (Gumboot or similar) and carry fully charged torches or head lamps. The trail starts at 6 pm and we shall come back to the resort by 8.30 pm for dinner. Post dinner, we shall have another 2 hours of night trail looking for various species. We will mainly look for Common Vine snake, Common wolf snake, Checkered Keelback, Bamboo Pit Viper, Deccan banded gecko, Brook’s gecko and Tarantulas. We make our best efforts to create an environment suitable for wildlife photography in the wild. However, we cannot guarantee the availability of the species in the wild at any given time.Day 2After having breakfast, we will have a long 3 - 4 hour session of macro photography in the forest near the resort. This will involve hand holding on macro photography and tips and tricks of macro photography in the field. We will come back for late lunch and by 3.00 pm we will check out the hotel. We shall leave Matheran by 4 pm so that we can reach Mumbai well before 7 pm.We will be staying in Springwood Heritage, a property spread over 3 acres, has spacious rooms, well maintained gardens and centrally located in Matheran. The stay experience in the colonial styled rooms offers a leisurely retreat. The antique furniture, porcelain light shades, ceramic pots and pure cotton and silk drapes add to contemporary ambience. Food is simply delicious.(Accommodation is on sharing basis. Lady participants are requested to inquire with us about availability of ladies shared accommodation, before paying online. Extra charges applicable for single accomodation)Things to carryCarrying your macro lens is a primary need.Also carry wide angle lenses for landscape photography. Carry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopFill your camera bag with silica gel to protect your gadgets from moisture. They are available in chemist shops. You must carry headlights / torches for the night search. Headlights make your both hands free to operate your camera. We also advise you to carry protective footwear - gumboots are best. These boots give enormous confidence while walking through the forest floor or marshy areas. In case you are reluctant to use Gum Boots, do carry tough shoes (preferably covering upto ankle).Carry Leech socks and way to use them will be demonstrated during workshopsDo carry protective rain gears for yourself and for your equipment. We find Ponchos very goodCarry basic first aid along with you. Carry regular medicines if you are on medication. Carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites. Carry Permite cream to keep you protected from tick bites.On field learning from the experts is said to be one of the best methods of improving your skillsets. Our Wildlife Photography Expert will hand hold you at every possible step for a better understanding of perspectives, camera controls and how to make use of the best opportunities to get better images. The training will focus on the followingHow to approach Wildlife in the fieldExposure control in field under difficult light conditionsUse of external lights and creative wildlife photographyMastering metering techniques (Spot, partial, center weighted, evaluative)Mastering auto focus, focusing points, AF locking and focus tracking for moving subjectsFraming and composition in the fieldEthics in Wildlife PhotographyMentor:Yuwaraj Gurjar - a nationally acclaimed Wildlife photographer, writer, trainer and a conservation activist carrying with him an extensive field experience of more than 25 years in the Indian forests. He has travelled across the vast Indian geography and has thorough knowledge of most of the Indian forests. He has many publications contributing enormously to Indian Wildlife conservation. He has a very good knowledge of the Western Ghats microfauna and he specializes in butterflies and all other forms of macro photography. He is an award winner of hundreds of national and international acclaim. He is truly a national phenomenon, a Biodiversity expert and Chief Macro Photography advisor associated with DCP group.Rs. 5000 per head inclusive of all taxes(Accommodation is on sharing basis. Lady participants are requested to inquire with us about availability of ladies shared accommodation, before paying online. Extra charges applicable for single accomodation)Cost includes:Matheran forest entry feeOne night two days stay at Springwood Heritage resortOne dinner, one breakfast, two lunches and three tea breaksOne session of night trail at Matheran and onsite macro photography.All Taxes and service charges.Cost does not include:Mumbai – Matheran – Mumbai travel expenseAny kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.Any extra meals not included in the above itinerary
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    End: Friday, July 20
    10:00 am
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    Wednesday, July 18 8:00 pm
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    Scheduled dates 9th – 18th July 2018 (9 nights 10 days)Day 1: Arrive in Leh from Delhi Most of the flights reach Leh by mid-morning and we straight away head to the comfort of our hotel and freshen up. Post lunch we rest our body letting it acclimatize for the high altitude. Evening can be spent exploring the Leh market followed by dinner and discussion on the next 12 days plan. We retire early for the bed so that we are all set for next day’s session.Day 2: Birding around Leh Outskirts Early Wakeup call followed by Tea / Coffee and head birding around the Sindhu Ghat Area. Visit Hemis Monastery, Rancho’s school and Shey palace during the day. Birding at Shey Marshes in the second half and return to the hotel for hot cup of coffee and discussions. Complete the dinner by 8:30 PM and retire early for the day.Day 3: Travel to Spangmik (Pangong TSO) Early Wakeup call followed by Tea / Coffee, we will start for Spangmik with packed breakfast, birding at Shey Marshes on the way. The drive to Spangmik would take around 5-6 hours with mostly good roads throughout and we would be stopping to enjoy the breath-taking landscape along the drive and look for photo opportunities. Afternoon birding will be at the Pangong Lake shore.Day 4: Travel to Hanle (via Maan, Chushul) We will start the day early after Tea / Coffee and refresh as the drive to Hanle takes about 7-8 hours and since we would be stopping for photography on the way the entire drive takes anywhere between 10-12 hours. We start driving eastwards along the Pangong Lake via Man village and Meraks village by the bank of Pangong which offer excellent opportunities for photography. Reach Hanle by evening and retire early to bed post dinner. Day 5: Hanle GroundsThe wakeup call will be 3:30 AM so that we can start our day by 4:30 AM hitting the Hanle Grounds (Stony area) which offer excellent photography opportunities of Red Foxes, Ground Peckers and variety of Finches. Post breakfast at 9:30 we would rest until lunch time and resume photography at 2 PM. The afternoon sessions will be around the Gompa Monastery and Nomad areas. Spend the evening discussing the sightings, planning for the next day and sessions on post processing until dinner. Day 6: Nomad Area, Palla’s Cat and Eurasian Eagle Owl areaWe stick to the same schedule as previous days and today will be heading to Palla’s Cat and Eurasian Eagle Owl sites followed by Nomad Tents site; this site would offer great views of the Nomad area as well as getting to know the Nomadic life and photographing the magnificent landscapes. Spend the second half at the Black Necked Crane site which also offers Woolly Hares. Return to hotel by 6 PM and spend the evening relaxing and savor the ladakhi cuisines.Day 7: Tso Kar Lake We start the day at 6 AM with Tea / Coffee and refreshments and start our drive towards Tso Kar Lake via Puga Valley, Polokongkala Pass and Thukjay. We would be stopping for photography at Puga and Hot springs area looking for some rare finches like Brandt’s, Great Rose finch, Tibetan snow finch and Mongolian snow finches. These areas also habituated by Horned Larks, Little Owls, Marmots and Tibetan wild asses. Reach Tso Kar by evening and retire early for the day post dinner. Day 8: Tso Kar Grounds We will be following the previous day’s schedule and will be spending the day photographing Tibetan Argali, Barhals and Ibexes. This includes both high altitude and birding at the Tso Kar grounds. Return to hotel by 6 PM and spend the evening discussing and reviewing images, planning for the remaining days and also sessions on post processing. Day 9: Tso Kar - LehThis is our last day of the tour where would begin birding at Tso Kar Grounds at 6AM and then travel to Leh via Taklang La Pass and Rumtse Valley. Taklang La offers good opportunities for photographing high altitude birds like Tibetan Snowcock, Golden Eagle and Vultures (Himalayan & Bearded). Reach Leh by evening. Some last-minute shopping at Leh Market if time permits and retire for the day post dinner.Day 10: Leh to DelhiAfter an early breakfast we check out and head to Airport for flight to Delhi after greeting our guides and drivers who guided us throughout the trip.Comfortable Accomodation on Twin Sharing BasisThings to carryTelephoto lenses – preferably above 400 mm Macro lenses - if you have itCarry fully charged batteries for your camera / flash.Carry battery charger. Carry extra pack of camera batteriesCarry backup memory cards / HDD storage drives, LaptopCarrying a Tripod is a must for all bird photography workshopsCarry a big towel / cloth to protect your gear from dustCarry a big cloth / bandanna / scarf to protect you from the dustWarm clothes, gloves for the chilly early mornings.Sun screens are very importantIt is advisable to carry basic first aid along with you.Please carry Odomos to keep you protected from mosquito bites.Carry a pair of good binocularsRs 65000 per head inclusive of all taxesCost includes1. Twin sharing accommodation for 9 nights.2. Veg and non-veg breakfast, lunch and dinner during the stay.3. All park charges, entry fee etc.4. All transfers (Leh to Leh) by Toyota Innova (3 persons per Innova)5. Services of a professional English-speaking tour driver/guide throughout trip6. Mentoring by DCP skipper throughout the trip 7. All Taxes and service charges.Cost does not include:1. Flights + Taxes2. Travel and Personal accident insurance3. Tips and Personal Expenses such as bar, tips / gratuities to Guides4. Mineral Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry Charges, Phone Calls, Tips etc.5. Any kind of insurance, Medical or/and Emergency Charges.6. Any extra meals not included in the above itinerary.7. Cost of foreign exchange for personal expenses8. Excursions not in the above itinerary
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    End: Wednesday, July 18
    8:00 pm
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    Sunday, July 15 7:35 pm
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    End: Sunday, July 15
    7:35 pm