Commercial Photography Workshop – Mar – 20, 21  & 22

Dabboo Ratnani
Dabboo RatnaniCommercial Photographer

Interactive learning sessions

  • What agencies are looking for in a Photographer and a Portfolio
  • How to approach Modeling Agencies
  • Portfolio Review (One on One Critique)
  • Creating the “Magazine look” (natural light and strobes)
  • Photographer / Model interaction
  • Shooting without a Studio
  • Managing Talent (Models, Agencies, Clients)
  • Investing in Assets (Gear & Studio)
  • Professional Workflow (Castings, Call sheets, Contracts, and the Photography-side of workflow!)
  • Understanding basic Makeup
  • Improving your Model Direction and Interaction
  • Understanding & Choosing the Right Modifiers
  • Creating different Lighting Setups
  • Demonstration of Dabboo’s post-shoot workflow
  • Introduction to retouching
  • Learn techniques such as Liquify, Dodge & Burn, and Selective Masking

Amateur photographers interested in learning :

  • Fashion
  • Portraiture
  • Beauty shots
  • Glamour photography
  • Commercial photography
  • Celebrity photography
  • If you’re trying to get your foot in the door with agencies – this workshop is for you
  • Fashion / Lifestyle photographers wanting to sharpen their skills If you’re trying to improve your existing body of work, this workshop is for you
  • This is strictly not a workshop to learn the basics
  • If you are a complete beginner, please write to us at
This includes Fashion Photography Workshop

  • Food for all 3 days
  • Mentor Fees
  • Models / Makeup Artist / Assistants Fees
  • Lighting Gear
  • Modifiers

You can upgrade to have a personalized One on One Critique session, or choose to be a VIP where Dabboo would share tricks of the trade on a exclusive dinner for a few select participants!
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This does not include stay – in case you need assistance with Lodging / Accomodation – Call : 0973 800 1000


Elements of Fashion, Planning and Shooting

  • Set various goals and milestones to be achieved during the 3 days of the Workshop
  • Introduction to Dabboo
  • What is Fashion Photography?
  • The Fashion Photographers Kit
  • Elements to a Successful Shoot
  • Managing Talent (Models / Clients)
  • Concept, Casting, Styling and Execution
  • Break for Lunch
  • Quick intro to todays shoot
  • Outdoor location shoot

Style, Vision and Shooting

  • Understanding basic Makeup
  • Understanding & Choosing the Right Modifiers (Elinchrome)
  • Improving your Model Direction and Interaction
  • Testing and Personal Work
  • Developing Your Photographic Style
  • Discuss today’s look for shoot
  • Indoor – Studio shoot
  • Break for lunch
  • Go over images from DAY 1 and DAY 2

Retouching, Business and Marketing

  • What is the purpose of Retouching?
  • Demonstration of Dabboo’s post-shoot workflow
  • Break for Lunch
  • The Image Selection Process
  • Retouching
  • Dodge and Burn techniques
  • Selective colour and curves
  • Using software’s / filters
  • Black and White processing
  • Business and Marketing
  • The Photographers Portfolio
  • Participants get to apply what they have learnt via shooting indoor in studio
  • Disperse 🙁



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