Master the Meter – A workshop by Neeta Shankar

  • Level – Basic to Intermediate
  • Date: 15th and 16th August 2015
  • RSVP: workshops@neetashankar.com Phone: +919980923130
  • Location: Neeta Shankar Photography, First Floor, Purva Riviera Complex, Marathahalli, Bangalore – 560037
  • Fees: 5000 for 2 days (Includes Lunch)

“Master the Meter” is a series of Basic-Intermediate Level Photography Workshops by Neeta Shankar aimed at helping amateur photographers in learning the technical and compositional nuances of Photography. The main objective of this workshop is to build a strong foundation and ensure that the participants perfect the usage of “Manual” mode to get the best out of their cameras. This workshop also touches upon a few advanced level topics such as Lighting, Post Processing and offers tips/advice on taking up photography as a profession. This workshop is a perfect combination of classroom and practical sessions (photowalk) which will be followed by review of the images shot by the participants.

Topics Covered

Day 1:


  • Gear
  • DSLR vs Mirrorless
  • Accessories
  • Types of Lenses – Zooms, Primes; Wide Angle, Telephoto etc


  • Exposure
  • Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO
  • Depth of Field
  • Motion Blur
  • Focal Length
  • Shooting Modes
  • Metering & Metering modes
  • Histograms
  • White Balance
  • Focus Modes

Creative Exposure – Exposure Compensation 


  • Creative use of available light
  • Artificial Light – On and Off camera flash


  • Rules of Composition

Day 2: 

Photo-Walk (2 hours)

Hands-on with gear (different lenses, cameras etc)

Image review (3 per participant)

A brief session on Going Pro


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