Photography Club

Many a times children pick up the camera to click something of interest to them but wish to develop their interest further.  The Photography Club allows students to use photography as a medium to creatively express themselves!

Shooting with a Camera – Movie Making

February 2018

Students of the Photography Club shot a short movie of three minutes duration on the theme ‘The Heritage of My City That You Don’t Know About’. Young geniuses who believe in showing the world the unseen participated enthusiastically in The Sunbeam Lahartara – AFS Intercultural Program Movie Making Competition.

Manifestation of Talent – Photography Exhibition

January 30, 2018

Students of classes VI to X of the Photography Club exhibited around 170 photographs clicked by them on various themes viz., ‘Shadow or Facial Expressions’ for class VI, ‘Obsolete Objects’ for classes VII & VIII and ‘Food on Fire’ for classes IX and X on January 30, 2018. The photographs were selected on the basis of theme relevancy, visual composition, presentation style and creativity. The students also exhibited their creativity in making photo frames, a perfect frame for displaying their unique photographs .

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Confluence 2017

November 2017

Students of the Photography Club displayed zeal by participating and submitting photographs online pertaining to the theme ‘Celebrate Diversity’ in the 16th World Unity and World Peace Festival CONFLUENCE 2017 event organized by City Montessori School, Lucknow.

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The Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

October 2017

Students of the Photography Club with a belief that powerful and evocative images have the power to draw out supportive human responses to protect wilderness took part in an online competition titled ‘Call of the Wild’ organized by Sanctuary Nature Foundation. The students showed blend of technical skill, natural history knowledge, field experience and an innate desire to protect wild nature by participating in the competition.

Shutterbug Photography Competition

August 2017

Around 15 students of classes VI to X of the Photography Club participated in ‘On the spot photography competition’ held at Indus World School and captured various photographs depicting the theme ‘Freedom’ and ‘Obsolete Objects’.

Shutterbug Photography Competition

Accolades in ‘Swaccha Bharat Short Film Festival Competition’

April 4, 2017

Ms.Deepti Vyas and Mr. Neeraj Motwani, Incharges of Photography Club of the school received ‘The certificate of Excellence’ for participating in the ‘Swaccha Bharat Short Film Festival Competition’ organised by Ministry of Education and Broadcasting and National Film Development Corporation.

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Photography Exhibition

February 18, 2017

The enthralling moments captured by the students of classes VI to X of the Photography Club throughout the year were exhibited in the Photography Exhibition on February 18,2017. The exhibition showcased about 150 photographs pertaining to the theme ‘Nature’ and ‘Food’.The efforts of the budding photographers were appreciated by all.

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Visit to Nature Nursery

February 4, 2017

‘A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels,in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.’With this dictum, 30 students of classes VI to VIII ofthe club visited to ‘Nature Nursery’ on February 4, 2017.The students learnt how to captured nature in their cameras with different angles.They clicked many photographs pertaining to plants, welcome gate, artificial rainbow, variety of flowers and row farming.

Inter School Photography Event at Choithram School, ManikBagh

October 19, 2016

‘Things can be made more beautiful through the eyes of a camera’. Choithram School, ManikBagh hosted Inter School Photography Event under the aegis of Reverberations to give a new horizon to the nascent photographers on October 19, 2016. 14 leading schools of the city participated in this event wherein they exhibited their original photographs based on the theme ‘Monsoon’. Mr. Akhil Hardia, a renowned photographer was the judge of the event. The photographs were judged on the basis of theme relevancy, visual composition, presentation style and creativity. Mr. Hardia appreciated the initiative taken by the school for organising such a wonderful event and chiselled the photography skills of the future photographers by giving important tips. Photographs exhibited by Tirathbai Kalachand School, Vidyasagar School, Queens’ College and Choithram School, ManikBagh schools were adjudged as the best. Nandini Gangrade and Ryna John conducted the programme while vote of thanks was proposed by Aastha Vijaywargiya, the school Deputy Head Girl.

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Students Make a Film on the Theme ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’

September 2016

The students of Photography club got another chance to exhibit their talent of Film Making. They participated in Short Film Festival organized by ‘Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India’ and NFDC(National Film Development Corporation) on ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’. They made a three minutes film to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign successful. It is intended that every citizen of the nation, adults and children, should participate equally in lieu of his responsibility to keep the nation clean. The students used two DSLR cameras to make the movie. The title of the film is’ The Ultimate Birthday Gift’.

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Accolades in Inter School On the Spot Photography Contest

August 20, 2016

Aman Panjwani of class XI secured third position in On the Spot Photography Contest ‘Shutterbugs’ organized by Indus World School on August 20, 2016 on the occasion of ‘World Photography Day’. In the first round of the competition eight students of our school revealed their talent of Photography. They were selected for the second round of the competition where they presented their best photographic endowment while clicking the photographs in the campus of the school. They also got the opportunity to attend the ‘Workshop on Photography’ conducted by famous photographer Mr. Akhil Hardia.

Accolades in Inter School On the Spot Photography Contest

Visit to Spot Grafiks

July 30, 2016

Real life examples have an everlasting impression on the minds of students. Moreover, when they have access to experts to explain the intricacies of the technique, learning is guaranteed. 40 students of Photography Club, accompanied by teachers of the club, got the opportunity to know about editing of photographs, printing, flex printing at Spot Grafiks from Mr. Arpit Vyas, a young entrepreneur. Mr. Arpit Vyas briefed the students about the four basic colours that make printing possible. He explained the printing process of photos, pamphlets and magazines. Mr. Sanjeev Vyas, owner of the Press enhanced students’ knowledge by explaining how thousands of photographs can be aligned with the help of paper cutting process.

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Photography Exhibition in the School

February 20,2016

‘Photography is a powerful medium of expression and communication and offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.’
Photography Club of the school displayed the enthralling moments captured by the students of classes VI to X in a Photography Exhibition organized in the school on February 20, 2016. The exhibition showcased a wide array of around 200 photographs pertaining to the theme ‘Nature’ and ‘Wild Life.’ The visitors also enjoyed the games conducted by the students. Awards were given for the best photographer, best soft board display and overall presentation along with the involvement in the club.

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Acuminating the Skills of Photography with DPS, Srinagar Students

January 30, 2016

29 students of DPS, Srinagar along with their Incharge teachers attended Photography Club sessions on January 27 and 30, 2016 and shared the working of the Photograph Club of their school with Choithramians. They appreciated the movie prepared by the Photography Club and discussed the pros and cons of the movie. During the sessions, tips were imparted by Mr.NeerajMotwani, Incharge of the Photography Club and Aman Panjwani of class X. DPS students were excited to watch the power point presentation incorporating photographs of their stay in our school. A CD was gifted to them as a token of remembrance.

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14th International Animation Day

December 23, 2015

The students of Photography Club got an opportunity to meet Mr. Rajesh Sharma from Walt Disney Studio, US on the occasion of 14th International Animation Day on December 23, 2015. Mr. Sharma gave important tips on animation and the use of special effect in animated films. The event was organised by ‘The Association of International Du Film Animation (ASIFA) India in association with Arena Animation and Zee Institute of Creative Art.

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Preparing Photo Frames and Calendar

November 2015

‘Remembrance of images in heart and brain reflects our love and care in the form of calendar and photo frame for years and years’. The students of class VI prepared photo frames and fixed pictures clicked by themselves in the frames. Class VII and VIII students prepared calendars pertaining to the theme ‘Babies – their moods and moves’. They clicked photographs of babies in their neighbourhood and families and made the calendar. They learnt how to click pictures from different angles as well as according to the moves of babies.

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The Movie Show – The Crusade against Reservation

November 2015

Students of classes VI to X watched the film made by the students of the Photography Club which was sent to National Youth Film Festival, Goa. The film was about the views of the modern generation about reservation. Children enjoyed the movie and discussed about the shortcomings and best part of the movie. They were guided about the procedure of making a short film and the efforts the team put to make it a success.

One Step Towards the Outer World

September 2015

‘To get chance to explore, to share my experience, to know the world better, is my choice of life.’ With this motto, the Photography Club team had an enriching experience while preparing a short film for for National Youth Film Festival organized by Nehru BalSangh, Delhi on the theme, ‘My Discovery Of India’. Highlighting the problem of Reservation, the enthusiastic tyros of Photography Club greased their elbows to make it a success. The aim of the students was to create awareness against this system and try to take strong step to eradicate this. The Sub title they chose for this was – ‘A Crusade against Reservation’.

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Learn With Fun – Scrapbook Activity

September 2015

To share the feelings of oneness and the feeling of togetherness parties and festival time is the best. Children of classes VI to VIII were given the task of clicking pictures of party theme and festival theme. They enjoyed the activity as they got the first-hand experience of clicking pictures during festival time.

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Clicking With a Difference

September 2015

Through a power point presentation students of classes IX and X were imparted valuable tips about parts of camera, light effect, image capturing, clicking techniques and the best way to focus the camera. Their skill was chiseled and they were inspired to click the photographs with a difference.

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Learning Paintbrush

August 2015

‘Images of eyes, when gets painted, leave behind colourful picture for us to get inspired.’ Children of class VI, VII and VIII learnt about paintbrush and its use to edit the pictures. A Power Point Presentation was shown to them to enhance their knowledge about the changes they can make in a photograph to make it more beautiful.

Visit to Photo Studio

August 20, 2015

‘Photography is an art to relieve a moment.’ 49 students from classes VI to X accompanied by four teachers visited ‘Sheetal Photo Studio’ and ‘PrateekColour Lab’on August 20, 2015to enhance their knowledge about photography and learn more about printing process. They were briefed about different parts of the camera,latest cameras and various techniques of photography. They also learnt about the process of printing photographs through laser and colour film as well as the steps involved in developing a photo.

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Capturing the Magical Moments

August 4, 2015

‘Things can be made more beautiful through the eyes of a camera.’ With this dictum the students of class VI were taken to school campus to explore and capture the moments of rainy season in their cameras. It was a fun-filled day for them as they got hands-on-training while capturing photographs.

Capturing the Magical Moments

Equipping the Students With Basics of Photography

July 2015

A plethora of activities were carried out during the month of July 2015 to equip the students of classes VI, VII and VIII with the art of capturing the still moments with a different perspective as photography is an art of observation; it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. Students were given the basic knowledge of print / image resolution, print size, types of cameras, theory of resolutionand importance of Digital Camera.

Equipping The Students With Basics of Photography

Photography Exhibition  At School 

 February 21, 2015

To understand photography as a visual language and a creative outlet, a photography exhibition was organized by the students of photography club on February 21, 2015.The exhibits featured spectrum of images showing rolling mountains, pristine flora and fauna, insight into the struggles of life, plight of poor and many more. There were photographs which help us to ‘smile’, ‘raise questions’ as well as ‘enable us to tell a story’. The budding photographers interpreted the world through their perspectives by clicking the captivating moments of life. The stalls included scrap books, jigsaw puzzles, quizzes and games which displayed the creative vision of the students. With the enchanting smile and vivid images students engaged the visitors at the stalls. The exhibition opened the opportunities of learning to the students proving that technology matters but learning experience matters more.

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Making Photo Frames     

  February 2015

Students used their creativity in making beautiful photo frames after watching videos related to making of different types of photo frames.

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Yearly Calendar Making

  January 2015

The students learnt to make their own calendars with the help of the photographs they clicked during the session.

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Features of Different Cameras

December 2014

Students of classes IX and X brought different types of cameras and discussed the features of these cameras. They made a short video displaying the parts of the camera and showed the presentation to class VI, VII and VIII students of the Photography Club.

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Nature Photography

September 2014

Students of classes VI to X were taken on a visit of the sprawling school campus in the month of September 2014.  They clicked photographs of different flowers and the picturesque nature.

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Preparing A Short Film Based on the Themes ‘What is Gender?, Gender and Representation,  Gender and Violence

August 2014

Students of classes VII to XII prepared a short film of 3 to 4 minutes based on the themes – ‘What is Gender? Gender and Representation, Gender and Violence.’  They delved deeper into the themes and showcased their viewpoint through documentaries and videos.

Power Point Presentations of Different Cameras

August 2014

Students of class VII prepared power point presentations related to cameras in the month of August 2014. They learnt about different features of cameras as well as which feature is to be used for better outcome. The activity exhibited students’ interest towards photography.

 

Preparing Albums on the Themes ‘Smile’ and ‘Water Conservation’

July – August 2014

Students of classes VII, IX and X clicked photographs and prepared albums pertaining to the themes ‘smile’ and ‘water conservation’ during the months of July and August, 2014.

 

Wildlife Photography

July 2014

Students of class VIII visited the zoo and wildlife sanctuaries for clicking photographs of wild animals and learnt to click photographs from different angles. They savoured the experience and shared the same with their peers.

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Scrap Book Capturing The Magical Moments During The Summer Vacation

June 2014

Students of classes VI to X clicked photographs of the places they visited during their summer vacation and pasted the photographs in a scrap book. They also wrote a short description about the places visited.

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Creating a Page on Facebook

January 2014

Students have created a page on social networking site Facebook – ‘Choithram School – Photography Club’ and regularly upload photographs of the activities pertaining to their club.  The link of the page is https://www.facebook.com/pages/Choithram-School-Photography-Club/290260327765818?ref=br_tf

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Me and My Camera

March 1, 2014                                         

It was a journey of exploration for students of classes VI to VIII as they penned their views related to light effect, image capturing, clicking techniques, best ways to focus the camera and their own experience. Meghna Vyas and Tanish Rawka of class VI F as well as Manan Jethwani of class VII B were adjudged as the winners.

 

Album Making

February 15, 2014

As an outdoor activity, students of class IX technically explored different types of camera available to them, clicked photographs and submitted an album.  Aditya Shuk la, Kabir Jaiswal and Mrigank Shekhar Singh of class IX A were declared as the winners.

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 Nature Walk

November 8, 2013

Students were taken on a visit of the sprawling school campus on November 8, 2013.  They clicked photographs of whatever they felt was close to their heart.

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Photography Exhibition At Choithram School

September 30, 2013

The magical moments were captured by the lens during the Photography Exhibition organized in Choithram School, Manik Bagh by the Photography Club of the school on September 30, 2013.  Mr. Akhil Hardia, a renowned photographer of the country inaugurated the exhibition which showcased about 100 photographs pertaining to the theme ‘Violation of Human Rights in the City of Indore’ clicked by students of classes IX to XII and ‘Monsoon’ clicked by students of classes VI to VIII.

The programme began on a consecrated note with lighting of lamp by Chief Guest Mr. Akhil Hardia. Mr. Hardia lauded the efforts of all the participants and imparted valuable tips to the students of the Photography Club motivating them to develop their passion in this field. Three best photographs were selected by Mr. Hardia.

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Capturing The Magical Moments By The Lens – Photography Exhibition At Choithram School  
March 2, 2013

The magical moments were captured by the lens during the Photography Exhibition organized in Choithram School, Manik Bagh by the Photography Club of the school on March 2, 2013. Mr. Girish J. Kingar, a renowned photographer of the country inaugurated the exhibition which showcased about 150 photographs pertaining to the theme ‘Nature’ clicked by students of classes VI to XI.

The programme began on a consecrated note with lighting of lamp by Chief Guest Mr. Girish J. Kingar, Senior Master Mr. S. K. Mishra and students of Photography Club. Mr. Kingar lauded the efforts of all the participants and imparted valuable tips to the students of the Photography Club motivating them to develop their passion in this field. He also showed the photographs clicked by him which had won several awards at the national and international front.

Three best photographs of the exhibition were selected by Mr. Kingar.  The honours were shared by Chaitanya Vyas of class VII, Manav Garg of class VIII and Yashaswi Shinde of class IX. Students of class V to X viewed the exhibition.

 

Tips on Effective Nature Photography
January 5, 2013

Tips on Effective Nature Photography were imparted to the students of classes VI, VII and VIII on January 5, 2013 in the club activity period. Some of the tips were:

  • Do research and be prepared

  • Patience and persistence are the name of the game

  • Backgrounds

  • Follow the light

  • Use motion blur

  • Be as unobtrusive as possible

  • Use a telephoto lens

  • Focus Manually

  • Keep shooting

  • Composition is the icing on the cake

Students were also shown the calendar of 2013 incorporating photographs clicked by Manav Arora, ex- student of the school.

Photography Exhibition On Human Rights Day
December 10, 2012

The creative talent of students of classes VI to X came to the fore as they enthusiastically clicked photographs pertaining to the theme ‘Human Rights’, December 10 being the Human Rights Day. Rhythm Tiwari of class VII E, Naman Mittal of class VIII C and Mridula Bhutda of  X B were awarded certificates for this activity.

Lens Expressing The Beauty Of World – Visit To Photography Exhibition At Pritam Lal Dua Art Gallery
October 19, 2012

The life of a policeman is filled with harsh realities but for Mr. Pawan Shrivastava, presently posted as IG at the Rustomji Armed Police Training College at Indore the saga of his life told a different story. 25 years of his life were encompassed in rich majestic colours printed on canvas in his maiden exhibition at Pritam Lal Dua Art Gallery in Indore.
Possessing a passion for photography the officer displayed an exhibition showcasing     Wildlife and Cityscapes which was witnessed by members of the school Photography Club on October 19, 2012. With a wide range of photographs ranging from the nightlife of cities like Bangkok, Dubai, sculptures and monuments from Prague, to the wildlife of Masai Mara Safari, Kenya one could notice the precision and expertise in his work. The colours were vivid, glossy and being razor sharp looked very impressive.
Talking about the nuances of the photography and the effort behind each shot with the students of the school he said, ‘Each shot taken has a different situation, different thought and different story to tell.’ He guided the students to always carry a camera to capture the magical moments around the world.