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Gurvir is a full time international wedding photographer based in Midlands, UK. He is known especially for his timeless portraits aswell as creating dramatic images. He has won numerous awards including the Grand Award at WPPI along with earning his titles of Double Master photographer with WPPI and Fellowship Photographer with SWPP & BIPP.

His passion from a young age was drawing and painting and he developed a keen eye for detail. As years went by he searched and experimented with different mediums to feed this creative hunger within himself until he found his passion…photography.
As a self taught photographer he refers to his style of photography as “fairytale timeless classics with an injection of fashion.” His passion and love for photography allows him to use his heart and imagination to produce timeless images for generations.

He is a Nikon Creator and an ambassador for Fundy Designer, GraphiStudio and Light & Motion, Aftershoot and Studio Ninja. With all of these achievements Gurvir has been very fortunate to travel the globe photographing Weddings, teaching many workshops, being an educator at numerous conferences around the world as well as judging many prestigious photography competitions internationally.

 

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Photographing Your First Indian Wedding

Photographing an Indian wedding can be an exhilarating experience, filled with vibrant celebrations, rituals, and events. However, if you’ve never captured one before, it can also be nerve-wracking and daunting. In this comprehensive class, Gurvir Johal’s Indian Wedding Workshop, you will receive expert guidance on every aspect of photographing Indian weddings, from understanding the ceremonies to mastering the do’s and don’ts.

By the end of this class, you will possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and cultural sensitivity to confidently document these culturally rich and joyful events. Gain in-depth knowledge about the diverse cultures, customs, and traditions prevalent in Indian weddings – Learn how to effectively document all aspects of an Indian wedding, including pre-wedding rituals, the main wedding ceremony, post-wedding festivities, and any other associated events – Understand the sequence of events and the moments that hold special significance, enabling you to capture the essence of the celebration and ensuring no key moments are missed – Learn about lighting in different indoor and outdoor settings, capturing vibrant colours, group photography, and effectively capturing candid moments that reflect the joy and emotions of the occasion – Develop a deep appreciation for cultural sensitivity and etiquette when photographing Indian weddings – Learn how to navigate and capture intimate moments without interrupting or compromising the sanctity of the ceremonies

By the end of this class, photographers will possess the knowledge, skills, and cultural sensitivity required to confidently photograph Indian weddings. You will be well-prepared and informed about the various traditions, rituals, and ceremonies associated with Indian weddings, enabling you to document every significant moment with confidence and capture the true essence and beauty of these significant cultural celebrations.

June 23, 2024 | 4:00 pm  – 7:00 pm £106.25

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Retouching For Success

Editing and refining your images in photoshop can make a huge impact from client sales to print competitions. As a print judge, Gurvir will share his knowledge on how he refines and prepares his images for print competition success and the “wow” factor.
Gurvir will demonstrate his techniques using a combination of Lightroom and Photoshop, showcasing his own awarded images as examples.
The class will cover a wide range of topics, from the basics to advanced levels of image editing. Attendees can expect to learn various techniques, including but not limited to skin and hair retouching, color grading and toning, sharpening, dodging and burning, composites, cloning, and refining images specifically for print competitions.

· Advance your photoshop skills
· Create dramatic images with lasting impact
· Learn Gurvir’s Photoshop secrets
· Preparing images for printing
· FREE Presets/actions give away

If you are looking to refine your images, create a wow factor, and gain a comprehensive understanding of file preparation for printing, then this class is a must-attend. Join Gurvir and take your image editing skills to the next level.

June 24, 2024 | 8:00 am – 11:00 am£106.25

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The vast trade show floor hosts speaker stages, where there will be world-famous photographers teaching and demonstrating throughout the event.

NEW for 2024 - PORTFOLIO PODS.
15 fully equipped sets for photoshoots, including backdrops, lighting, sets and models for you to use. Visit each portfolio pod and you can easily create a full portfolio of your own work!

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION - images shot in the portfolio pods can be entered into our huge competition, for the chance to win prizes worth £20,000 for the best image.

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15 Pods

 

Vendors 100+

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