PUSHKAR

Travel & Street

PUSHKAR

Travel & Street

PUSHKAR

Travel & Street

04–07 November 2019

4 Days / 3 Nights

Proficiency: Basic to Advanced

Spots: 10

COSTING

Double Occupancy: INR 27,725/-
Single Occupancy: INR 37,250/-
Couple Booking: INR 53,878/-

OVERVIEW

The historical town of Pushkar is among the five dhams or pilgrimages that are held in high esteem by Hindus. It is said that in battle lord Brahma killed the demon Vajra Nabh with a lotus flower, whose petals floated down to earth and landed in three places in and around Pushkar where lakes sprang up.

According to legends, Pushkar Lake was surrounded by 500 temples and 52 palaces.Pushkar Fair is held each November at the time of the Kartik Purnima full moon, Pushkar Camel Fair is one of India’s most highly-rated travel experiences, a spectacle on an epic scale, attracting more than 25,000 camels, horses, and cattle and visited by over 400,000 people over a period two weeks.

For visitors, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the color, spectacle, and carnival of one of the last great traditional fair, which brings livestock, farmers, traders and villagers from all over Rajasthan.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Words are not enough to describe things you can shoot in Pushkar. From silver jingles to evening lights, from colorful people to livestock—its one place you can not switch off your camera and step back.

You will witness cattle decked up with beautiful clothes and dazzling ornaments, men, and women dressed in their traditional best—providing glimpses of one of the most spectacular chapters of tribal India.

We are confident that you’ll fill up those giga bytes of memory card in your camera in no time.

REACHING THERE

By Road: Reach Jaipur and take a Bus to Pushkar via Ajmer

By Rail: Reach New Delhi or Jaipur, and take a train to Ajmer. Take a bus/taxi from Ajmer to Pushkar.

DAY-WISE ITINERARY

Day 1

Arrive in Pushkar & check in. Freshen up, settle down and then head out to explore evening drama in Pushkar.

Day 2 and 3

Morning: Group splits into 2, and follows GoodShotz mentors to explore morning life in the fair. We take the day easy on foot and follow whatever our eyes and heart wants to follow.

Evening: Group swaps the mentors and heads out for evening shoot.

Return by 8 pm, discussion and review of the images shot for the day. Post processing session.

Day 3

Morning shoot & check out by 11 am

TERMS
FAQ

Who should attend this workshop?

If the idea of living for 4 days in a tiny Rajasthan town filled with temples, narrow streets and a picturesque lake—men in brightly coloured turbans, enough sand kicked from the hoof of camels to make every frame out of the world, and light that unveils the glimpse of tribal life interests you, then Pushkar is for you.​

What clothing is recommended?

Light to medium warm clothes during the night and light and easy wear during the day. Hat/cap and sun lotion is also recommended.What gear do I need to take?

Must have:

  • DSLR camera body (two are recommended for backup, as you don’t go frequently on a trip like this), Portrait & Street Lenses (35mm, 50mm, 85mm), Wide angle / kit lens (18mm and beyond). If you can rent or carry super wide angle or fish-eye (8mm and beyond) lens, it would play to your advantage.
  • Laptop for post processing.

If you have any questions on what gear you should take, talk to us and we will be happy to help you out.

Experience/Difficulty

  • Basic to advance level photography tour and workshop with basic knowledge of camera and Adobe Photoshop/Light Room is a pre-requisite.
  • Anyone aged over 16 can attend.

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