Smartphone Photography 101
What is it?
Leave your DSLR at home and spend an evening with ace photographer Sunder Ramu, learning how to get professional shots on your smart phone. Participants will walk away with a portrait picture professionally shot by Sunder himself.
Who is it for?
Everyone: Men, Women (18 years or older)
Are you a start up with a limited budget and looking for professional photos for your brand? Or a frequent traveler and can't seem to get your phone pictures to look how you want? Come learn from the best! This is a good opportunity for freelancers, start-ups, instagrammers and photo enthusiasts alike to swiftly upgrade their skills and learn how to take professional shots on their smartphone that can be used for social media marketing.
Why we love this?
Since the 1990s Sunder has juggled with a career in photography, movies, theatre and social work with equal enthusiasm and panache. We love his energy and modern outlook to enable a collaborative society and his always ready nature to give back to the people of Chennai. In this experience he is happy to share his secrets of phone photography to enable you to get professional looking shots
When it's offered?
Saturday, September 30th | 3 - 6 pm
If any change in schedule after purchase, an associate will call you.
How long is it?
Approximately 2.5 hours
There will be up to 12 people in the group.
About your host: Sunder Ramu
Sunder Ramu has been a professional photographer and actor since the early 90's. He has shot for various magazine editorials, personalities, celebrities & production houses. Since 2010 he has also established himself selling his fine art images.
His social project “365 dates” has gone viral and has been featured in articles, television and radio shows in Chennai and around the world. He hopes to help with gender equality, education and environmental issues.
He has recently started directing music videos, fashion videos and is set to release 2 books this year after his recent book collaboration with former Miss. India International, Shvetha Jaishankar.
As a group you’ll begin by having a look at Sunder's collection of photos shot on his smartphone and he will unravel stories behind some of the most iconic ones. He will then demo techniques of how to shoot pictures in natural and artificial lighting including video portraits, how to process the images and do design using apps for post-production. He will also go over attachments that can be used with the phone and where to procure them. Demos will be done on the I-phone, same techniques can be applied to Androids.
There will be personal interaction with Sunder to ensure professional quality pictures by all the participants.
You will end the session with Sunder shooting a professional portrait shot of each of you which will be mailed to you.
Where it's located
"Sunder Photo Studio" located in Wallace Garden, Nungambakkam. Exact address details will be provided to confirmed guests.
Age: All guests must be at least 18 years old and children can’t come along
Proof of Purchase: Email or printed confirmation
Gender: Men and Women
What to bring
Each guest has to bring their own personal smartphone (I-phone, Android). Phones will not be available at the venue.