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Welcome to Photosynthesis - the podcast where we go deep in discussion with photographers, filmmakers and content creators in India about their art and everything that keeps them going.
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Photosynthesis | Photography and Filmmaking in India IndieVisual.in

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Welcome to Photosynthesis - the podcast where we go deep in discussion with photographers, filmmakers and content creators in India about their art and everything that keeps them going.
We're at https://www.indievisual.in/podcast/ !

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    Yash Pardeshi on Brand Collaborations, Travel & Concert Photography | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    Yash Pardeshi on Brand Collaborations, Travel & Concert Photography | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    In today's episode of Photosynthesis, we welcome Yash Pardeshi, a talented photographer and filmmaker. Yash's journey began with chalk carving and evolved into photography after exploring Instagram. He honed his skills through photo walks and capturing Mumbai's streets during the pandemic. His unique style caught the attention of major phone brands like Realme and OnePlus, leading to content creation opportunities.
    Yash's brand collaborations have led to opportunities in travel photography, launch videos, and events. He has photographed celebrities like MC Stan, covered Sunburn festival, and worked in Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi.
    Yash shares insights into two of his notable projects: a collaborative work in Vietnam for OnePlus and Google, and a project for Abu Dhabi tourism. He discusses the creative processes behind his work, the challenges he has faced, and the importance of understanding the vision and preferences of clients and artists to create impactful content. Yash also emphasized the significance of creative freedom in his work in the discussion.
    Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a review. Until then, keep capturing those moments that tell a thousand stories.
     
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    Check out Yash Pardeshi’s Works on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chalta_firta_photographer/
     
    References mentioned in the podcast:
     
    Nishchay Bharati Jain's Instragram Handle: https://www.instagram.com/meinbhiphotographer/?igsh=MWF5dHhmMmowY2ppbQ%3D%3D
    Realme Photo Expedition at Leh-Ladakh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZcMBA-YX7o
    OnePlus Open Launch Event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6rN2iHG8P4
    Trakin Tech’s Vietnam Trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mg-GaYzy5qA
     Technical Guruji’s Vietnam Trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR28lRBBuDY
     Taniya Khanijow’s Vietnam Trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_ihcAwbULQ
     
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    • 26 min
    Tanya Nambiar on Navigating the Voice-Over Industry | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    Tanya Nambiar on Navigating the Voice-Over Industry | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    We're back with another fantastic episode of Photosynthesis!
     
    In today's episode of Photosynthesis, we are thrilled to welcome the incredibly talented Tanya Nambiar. Tanya is a dynamic force, who dons multiple hats of being a voice-over artist, anchor, pop singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and mom to a lively toddler.
     
    Starting in sales and marketing, Tanya left the corporate world to chase her passion for music. She formed a band, became a voice-over artist for brands like Nescafe and Zomato, and found success. As an anchor and singer, she hosts corporate events and performs at concerts. She has singles on her YouTube channel and launched Eldiablo Sauces, offering fresh, natural sauces.
     
    In this episode, Tanya shares that being a voice-over artist requires voice acting and emoting, not just a unique voice. She discusses sub-genres like dubbing, mimicry, and voice-overs for ads and films. She also emphasizes the importance of understanding your voice and skills.
     
    The conversation covers remote work's impact on voice-over, offering more flexibility and accessibility. Tanya details the necessary technical setup: a sound card, microphone, computer, good-quality headphones, and software. The conversation also covers the wide range of voice-over work and how pricing varies by duration, platform, and budget. 
     
    A huge thank you to Tanya Nambiar for sharing his insights. Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a review. Until then, keep capturing those moments that tell a thousand stories.
     
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    Check out Tanya Nambiar’s Works on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tanya_nambiar/
     
    Check out Tanya Nambiar’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@TanyaNambiar
     
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    • 38 min
    Mayank Patel on Product Photography, AI & Stop-Motion Videography | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    Mayank Patel on Product Photography, AI & Stop-Motion Videography | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    We're back with another fantastic episode of Photosynthesis!

    In today’s episode, we got candid with Mayank Patel, a young and dynamic product photographer. Mayank specializes in flat-lay photography and stop-motion videos. He's worked with big names like Lotus Professionals, Realme, Bombay Troopers and many more.

    The conversation initiated with how Mayank started his product photography journey right from his home, shooting different home products like shampoos, oil, etc.

    He talked about the integration of AI in photography and its impact on workflows and creative processes. He shared the challenges of promoting static imagery on Instagram.

    Mayank discussed the diverse opportunities one can explore within the realm of product photography, like product styling and lighting.

    He talked about his experience with stop-motion videography, and the creative opportunities it presents. He discussed the different requirements of clients in product photography.

    Finally, Mayank talked about his future plans and the importance of upskilling in the field of photography.

    A huge thank you to Mayank Patel for sharing his insights. Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a review. Until then, keep capturing those moments that tell a thousand stories.

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    Check out Mayank Patel’s Works on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mayankkkpatel/?igsh=a3R2bGRqZzkyanE3

    References mentioned in the podcast:

    Zuvamart Instagram Profile: https://www.instagram.com/zuvamart/?igsh=MXVzMWl5dmk0a2NxYQ%3D%3D

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    • 21 min
    Vibhor Yadav on Building FPV Drones, & Evolving as a Photographer & Filmmaker| PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    Vibhor Yadav on Building FPV Drones, & Evolving as a Photographer & Filmmaker| PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    We're back with another fantastic episode of Photosynthesis!

    In today's episode, we sat down with Vibhor Yadav, a versatile photographer and filmmaker. With an impressive portfolio spanning various industries, including interiors, lifestyle, travel, and more, he shared his opinions and experiences in the realm of visual storytelling.

    The conversation started with Vibhor tracing his journey in photography, starting from music and interior photography. He discussed how accessibility to photography has evolved over the years.

    He talked about his deep interest in the technical and design aspects of photography, specifically his expertise in drone photography. Delving into the technicalities, Vibhor also discussed the meaning and ways to get started with FPV drones, their costs, trends in FPV drone usage, and the legality of drones in India. The conversation then steered to explore the use of FPV drones and drones in brand works across various industries.

    Vibhor also discussed the difference between interior photography and lifestyle photography, and the sustainability of architecture photography as a career.

    He talked about his transition from photography to videography, discussing changes in workflow, client preferences, and the evolving landscape of online media. Vibhor discussed his documentary approach to capture moments to upkeep the authenticity and storytelling. He even underscored the importance of creating vision decks in the pre-production process to the post-production intricacies such as editing and music selection.

    Finally, Vibhor shared insights into the rise of phone photography and the capabilities of the latest smartphone cameras.

    A huge thank you to Vibhor Yadav for sharing his insights. Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a review. Until then, keep capturing those moments that tell a thousand stories.
     
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    Check out Vibhor Yadav’s Works on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vibhor__yadav/
    Check out Vibhor Yadav’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvylYAI7aT__vuEyPrD3aUQ
    Check out Vibhor Yadav’s Website - https://vibhoryadav.com/
    Check out Vibhor Yadav’s Works onBehance - https://www.behance.net/Vibhoryadav

    References mentioned in the podcast:

    Anubis- https://anubisrc.com/

    RC Mumbai- https://rcmumbai.com/

    Sun Seeker App - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/sun-seeker-tracker-surveyor/id330247123

    Epidemic - https://www.epidemicsound.com/
    Artlist- https://artlist.io/
    Moment lens - https://www.shopmoment.com/products/58mm-tele-lens
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    • 49 min
    Aniket V. Khandagale on The Art, Skills and Techniques of Cinematography | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    Aniket V. Khandagale on The Art, Skills and Techniques of Cinematography | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    In today's episode, we  have Aniket V. Khandagale, a famous cinematographer with over 20 years of experience, working in Bollywood and the Marathi film industry. An alumnus of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, Aniket has also worked extensively on documentaries, corporate films, television commercials and promotional videos.

    The conversation started with Aniket explaining the pivotal role of a cinematographer in capturing the director's vision and bringing it to life on screen. He talked about how a cinematographer collaborates with team members like the operative cameraman, lighting team, grip team, and focus puller, to achieve the desired visual aesthetics.

    He then discussed how different camera techniques and perspectives are used to convey the story and evoke emotions in the audience.

    Aniket even shared how different directors have different approaches to communication, with some directors providing detailed instructions and others leaving more room for collaboration. According to him, increased awareness and information flow have led to more collaboration and a clearer vision among directors and cinematographers.

    He then discussed the significance of pre-visualization in designing the look of a film. He mentioned the challenges and changes brought about by the transition from traditional film to digital filmmaking, and its implications on shooting and editing.

    Finally, Aniket explained the role of frame rates and motion blur in creating cinematic magic. He emphasized the importance of maintaining the traditional frame rate of 24 FPS for preserving the film look.

    A huge thank you to Aniket V. Khandagale for sharing his insights. Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a review. Until then, keep capturing those moments that tell a thousand stories.

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    References mentioned in the podcast:

    PAL System: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PAL
    NTSC System: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTSC
    Tom Cruise 'Motion Smoothing' PSA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1J0Dan0WaZk
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    • 47 min
    Bijitesh De on Elevating Corporate Ads Through Visual Storytelling | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    Bijitesh De on Elevating Corporate Ads Through Visual Storytelling | PhotoSynthesis | IndieVisual

    We're back with another fantastic episode of Photosynthesis!

    In today's episode, we sat down with Bijitesh De, a famous DoP, who has been doing some remarkable work in Bollywood, the advertising world and OTTs for around 15 years. An alumnus of the prestigious Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute in Kolkata, Bijitesh has lensed over 500 ads, web series, Bollywood movies and several music videos.

    Bijitesh first talked about the differences in the purpose and creative approach between Bollywood films and commercial ads. He explained that Bollywood films offer a lot of freedom in terms of being creative, while in commercial ads he usually needs to stick to specific brand rules. However, some brands are open to trying new things and give him and his team a chance to be involved more creatively in those ad projects.

    Bijitesh explained the importance of emotional connection in advertising and the differences between working with established brands versus new brands.

    The conversation delved into the impact of technology and AI on filmmaking. While acknowledging their role in enhancing the creative process, Bijitesh emphasized that these tools cannot replace the essence of human creativity and storytelling.

    Finally, Bijitesh discussed the shift from TV ads to online advertising. He shared insights into how this transition is changing the way companies advertise their products and its impact on how videos are made.

    A huge thank you to Bijitesh De for sharing his insights. Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a review. Until then, keep capturing those moments that tell a thousand stories.

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    Check out Bijitesh De’s Works on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/bijiteshde/?igsh=MTNva2ZjaHpzdDg4eA%3D%3D

    Check out Bijitesh De’s Website: https://www.bijiteshde.com/
     
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    • 36 min

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