Simulacra, The Film and Photography Society of Indraprastha College for Women organized a Basics Workshop in collaboration with Delhi University’s Photographers’ Club (DUPC) on 13th October 2014 where the students learnt about the basic elements and rudiments of photography. This was followed by followed by an Interactive session which enabled the participants in the workshop to get their queries addressed by the experts in the field.
Keerthi Thilakan, the President of Simulacra was elated with the idea of equipping beginners with photography skills. She said, “Considering the fact that so many people own a DSLR now a days, it is best that they be guided through the basics of direction, positions, lighting, angles etc.” There was a participation tally of 15, with students from Delhi Institue of Hotel Management, Shivaji College and Lakshmi Bai College as well.
In accordance with that workshop, they organized a Photowalk in the college the next day so that the knowledge garnered by the students could be practically applied. Tanvi, the General Secretary at Simulacra opines that the follow-up competition was a great culmination to the workshop, “It is a great platform for students to get creative, explore different avenues and think beyond the usual”, she said. The Top 15 pictures will be displayed during the Festival Mela in the college apart from prizes and certificates for the best entry. The theme for the competition was “Breaking the Symmetry”, which received some great entries.