Say Cheese! Best Photography Classes for Kids in Hyderabad
|   Jul 19, 2016
Say Cheese! Best Photography Classes for Kids in Hyderabad

"Photography is an austere and blazing poetry of the real." - Ansel Adams

Most of us start taking photographs when we’re little because there’s something about cameras that draws kids like a magnet. Teaching a child how to take pictures could be the spark that starts a life-long interest in the big, beautiful world of photography!

Why not try a photography class for your kids, to really get them started on their ‘click click’ journey, encourage that natural knack for visual arts and develop the talent of those budding photographers!

Most photography learning sessions for kids in the city are held in the form of workshops, organized during breaks from school. These develop the basic interest and impart the technical know-how about the process, but the most important thing to remember is that kids need to be given a free reign to explore the actual “process” of taking pictures once they have their fundamentals in place.

Here is mycity4kids curated list for best places to learn photography in Hyderabad:-


Location: B302, Skyline and Sterling Residency, Basheerbagh

Resource Person: Mr. Saurabh Chatterjee

Renowned city based photographer Suarabh has won many accolades nationally and internationally and he works with the mission of making every camera owner a great photographer. He guides passionate and aspiring photographers at SIA Photography through his workshops. His training sessions are conducted at Our Sacred Space during the summer holidays for 7 years and above aged kids.

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Location: Road No. 12, Banjara Hills

Resource Person: Ms.Namrata Rupani, Ms.Pooja Dattani

The young and dynamic team of Pixel8ed? conducts regular photography workshops on a need to basis and also over the summer holidays for kids of the age group 10-15 years. Conducted over four days, the workshops include an hour of theory and an hour of hands on sessions each day. Batches are small, ideally 4 – 10 kids per batch so that individual attention can be given to all the participants. More importantly, the students find lifelong mentors in the Namrata and Pooja, who keep motivating and encouraging them to do their best!

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Location: 3rd floor, Pushp, Ahuja Estate, Abids Road / #103B, 1st Floor, Mayfair Gardens, Adjacent to Ohris, Road Number 12, Sri Ram Nagar Colony, Banjara Hills

The mentors at Patsav believe that no qualification is needed to join any of their photography courses are completely skill and talent based. However, to become successful professional photographers’ kids need to have passion for this field to study and desire to learn the skill. Anyone over the age of 10 can register for any of these course modules:

Workshop: 2-day basic course, 2 classes / week, 11am-2pm or 2-5pm, Fee INR 8,000/-

Certificate: 15-day intermediate course, 3 classes / week, 11am-2pm or 2-5pm, Fee INR 18,000/-

Advanced: 1 month advanced course, 5 classes / week, 11am-2pm or 2-5pm, Fee INR 28,000/-

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Location: Head office in Mumbai, Photography workshops for kids conducted at different locations in Hyderabad

Resource Person: Mr.Peteri Prashanth

DCP Expeditions is one of the fastest growing wildlife photography training academies in India, and they conduct these Wild Weekend workshops for kids throughout the year to impart knowledge about Nature conservation through photography while making it super fun at the same time. It teaches kids to be ecologically accountable for their actions and these sessions are typically held for kids from 10-15 years of age. Their next Wild Weekend workshop details for kids are as follows:-

Date: 14th August 2016, Sunday

Location: Nehru Zoological Park

Timings: 8:20am – 11:30am

Charges: Rs.285/- per child all inclusive

Equipment needed: Any camera (DSLR not needed, point and shoot camera or even mobile phone is enough)

Activities included: Nature trails, Nature photography, Interactive session and storytelling

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Location: Head office in Bangalore, Photography workshops for kids conducted at different locations in Hyderabad

Resource Person: Mr. Phillip Ross

Toehold's Kids Events, for kids below 16 years of age, are a subset of the extremely popular photography workshops organized by Toehold at different locations across the country. They combine the pleasures of travel and the treasures of learning in a riotous experience wherein a love for Nature and art is imbibed in kids from a tender age. Their camps are held over the summer break from school.

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Location: Head office in Gurgaon, Photography workshops for kids conducted at different locations in Hyderabad

Resource Person: Official Nikon Mentors

The Nikon School conducts various types of photography workshops for kids aged 10 and above, such as Basics of DSLR photography, photo walks, advanced classroom sessions, photo seminar and wedding workshops. Prices vary if you and your kids are Nikon camera users or no. They have an official Photo Walk coming up in August for all photography enthusiasts, details are as follows:

Date: 7th August 2016, Sunday

Location: Public Gardens

Timings: 6:15 am onwards

Charges: Rs.200/- (Nikon users), Rs.400/- (Other camera users)

Activities included: practical aspects of outdoor photography; learn the art behind capturing beautiful shots of Nature.

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From beginners to advanced photographers, there are camps and classes available to help any budding photographer master a passion for snapshotting the world around them. It is just a matter of a little research and questioning to find the perfect photography course for your child!

Fun Fact: Did you know that National Geographic has a just-for-kids section on their website, with photos, games, and info for wee photographers? It’s awesome, and you can check it out here,

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