Are you a budding photographer whose love for travel is unquenchable?
We take a look at photography events that fit the bill.
1. Travelling Lens
Led by Varun Gupta, Travelling Lens creates unique and customized travel photography experiences. Their photography workshops are a beautiful mix of adventure, relaxation, learning and a lot of fun. Events include one day city workshops, weekend getaways, signature himalayan adventures to Ladakh, Zanskar, Kailash & Mansarovar lasting from seven to seventeen days and even outbound luxury adventures to Tibet and Turkey.
The Deepam festival advanced photography workshop is their next upcoming event, in the town of Tiruvannamalai, 85 kms south of Vellore. This workshop on documentary photography and story telling is led by Yannick Cormier of Trikaya photos. Register for it at http://tldeep.doattend.com/
2. Toehold Travel and Photography
Founded by a bunch of professionals armed with a decade of experience in photography, Toehold Travel and Photography organizes a number of interesting wildlife travel and photography tours in locations such as the Bandhavgarh & Kanha national park, Bharatpur bird sanctuary and the Gir sanctuary. The Toehold team aims to provide an unforgettable travel experience coupled with the right knowledge to shoot stunning photographs.
Besides wildlife photography tours, they also organize one or two day workshops in photography basics at Bangalore, Chennai, Pune and New Delhi as well as kids camps and workshops.
3. Photography on the move
Bringing together the joy of photography and travelling, Photography on the move organizes a plethora of events, ranging from one day workshops to ten day long photo journeys to picturesque locations like the Andamans, Ladakh and Nagaland. A part of Getoff ur ass, Photography on the move urges you to take your imagination away from stuffy conference rooms to hidden places, impervious to the search button.
For those with busy schedules, a one day comprehensive SLR beginners workshop is offered in Mumbai, Bangalore, New Delhi and Kolkata. They also organize advanced workshops in topics such as post production and studio setup for photographers.
4. Darter Photography
Professional photographers Arun Bhat, M V Shreeram and Shraddha Rathi are the brains behind Darter Photography. Their photography workshops and tours are backed with their expert guidance, sessions on various discontinuing paxil aspects of photography and image reviews. Their tours give you the opportunity to capture images of wildlife, nature and landscapes, heritage sites and street life.
Darter offers travel photography tours to Rajasthan and Varanasi, wildlife tours to Gir national park, Goa and Kutch and beginners photography workshops.
5. Photography Tours
Photography Tours, a unit of Ultimate Travels, helps amateur and professional photographers capture great photographs in the most scenic locations. Their team of professional photographers and tour leaders will guide you to the most amazing spots in your journey to capture stunning photographs.
Their upcoming photography tours in 2012 include the Nepal photography tour, Golden circuit of India photo tour, Lahaul Spiti photo tour and the Bandhavgarh and Kanha national parks wildlife expedition.
Choose from one of these unique, offbeat events if you are looking to combine your love for photography and travel, and enhance your photography skills under the guidance of experts.