The Mentor - B.K Agarwal


B.K. Agrawal, the mentor for the workshops and classes was bitten by the Photography bug at a tender age of 12 when his elder brother presented him a Kodak box camera. Right from childhood Portrait Photography was his first love. Fellowship of India International Photographic Council, Life time achievement award from Academy of Visual Arts, Outstanding Young Person award from Jaycees, Citizen Eminence from the collector Vizag are few of the honors he was conferred in his journey. He has also to his credit more than 800 acceptances and more than 100 awards in National and International Photography Salons. He only converted his passion as a profession in the year 1994 and ever since running a very successful studio in the name and style of Agarwal’s Images in Vizag. Sharing his knowledge and experience in photography by taking classes and conducting workshops is his second passion that started in 1999. He was the official mentor for Kodak to train wedding photographers. So far he has already conducted dozens of workshops in all major cities of India for commercial and professional Photographers. He regularly organizes Portrait, fashion and Glamour workshops in his studio in Vizag. Swimwear and glamour workshops in the exotic locations of Goa and Andaman are almost an annual event everybody looks forward to.

Photography Classes

Single day Studio Lighting Workshop

This workshop is suitable for amateurs who want to learn the proper usage of studio lights and its accessories, backgrounds and props correctly and for studio photographers who have any doubts on studio lighting. This also includes demonstration of make-up.

Two days A-Z of studio Photography Workshop

In this workshop in addition to single day workshop posing, designing of studio and make-up etc are dealt with in more details. Practical shooting of models is also allowed to delegates. This workshop is ideal for people who want learn commercial studio photography business and people who have studios but want to take their photography to next level.

Two days Creative Portraiture Workshop

This workshop is for people who have creative bent of mind and wish to create Artistic portraits with studio strobe lights and available lights for commercial or exhibition purpose. This workshop includes extensive practical shootings.

Two days Fashion and Glamour Workshop

This is for people who already have studio but wants to learn the basic of fashion and glamour Photography to make portfolios and learn about advertising Photography. It includes fashion make-up demonstration. This is also more practical shooting oriented.

Two days indoor and outdoor fashion Workshop

This workshop also covers outdoor session and covers how to handle different outdoor lighting conditions. This includes the proper usage of reflectors, fill flash, diffusing panels and off camera flash. Besides delegates get to learn the art of posing outdoor.

Four days glamour and swimwear Workshop

These totally practical workshops are conducted in exotic locations ideal for swimwear and glamour photography like Andaman, Goa and Vizag. These are totally outdoor workshops dedicated to Fashion and Glamour photographer who do not have studios and wish to learn all the nuances of handling outdoor lighting, usage of reflectors, diffusers, off camera flash, HSS flash Photography and posing.

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Student's Works