GMB Akash

GMB Akash’s exclusive ‘Six-Day One on One workshop’ is designed to give amateur and advanced photographers an opportunity to   experience the true nature of international photojournalism and documentary photography. No other workshop or seminar   gives students the ability to work One on One with a professional award-winning photojournalist in a real world environment. Each student will have full access to GMB Akash through the duration of the workshop, giving them the opportunity to take advantage of his work experience, teachings, and methodologies.  Due to the intimate nature of these workshops and the real world working environment, each student can expect to learn and experience much more than they would during one year in a standard university photography program. Every day of the One on One Session is formatted to perfectly meet the needs of the individual photographer in order to best strengthen their skill and to grow their passion. The focus of this program is to not only teach visual storytelling but also to give students a chance to fully comprehend the practical aspects that every professional photographer performs in order to produce their master pieces.  Each workshop is five days long and takes place in culturally rich settings offering the student a large array of photographic and documentary subject.

Requirements & Application Process

This program is designed for photographers who are interested in pursuing their passion in photojournalism, street & travel photography or visual storytelling. Photography hobbyists are also welcome. Interested photographers must submit a portfolio of no more than 10 images and short biography via email to Group workshops are available on request and are currently limited to three photographers in order to insure that each student gets the attention that the program is designed to provide. Students are strongly encouraged to consider One on One workshop which give an individual student the opportunity to work with GMB Akash for the entire duration.

Workshop Dates

One on One workshop dates will be booked upon the convenience of the participant and the mentor. Students must book their dates at least three months prior the workshop.


What to Bring

Students are expected to bring their own SLR style digital camera and a laptop with editing software such as Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom. 


Workshop Subjects

This program covers a vast array of subjects. The students will receive a detailed module of the workshop by email after their submission of the ‘Workshop Expectation Form’. The six-day workshop plans will be given to them before they travel to their desired destination to attend the exclusive program.