The art of cinematography is nothing but the art of 'Painting with Light'.

If ever there was a profession that married science and art, it is the profession of Cinematography. It is the Cinematographers who become the "eye" of the Director, transposing his/her vision into unforgettable images that leave an indelible impression on our minds. A good Cinematographer needs to know the physics of optics, the chemistry of laboratory processing, the electronics of video cameras and the mathematics of exposure.

Image workshop is an independent team mission to teach cinematography for all segments of people with its unique designed content.

Yes! You can learn cinematography basics in just two days.

Vijay Armstrong and Gnanam Subramanian trendy cinematography professionals made this possible with their fifteen years of experience in various kinds of photography and cinematography.

Both the faculty members provide filmmakers with opportunities to refine technical skills, gain experience in film production, and produce samples for a professional reel. Our generous sponsors ensure that students are learning on industry standard lighting and camera equipment, recognized worldwide as the very best. 

You may be a student, Or working professional, house wife or a retired person, age no bar, now cinematography so easy to learn. First of the kind in Tamil fraternity, Now Cinematography courses in your mother language.


We offer private Photography & Cinematography courses for individuals and small groups; ideal for novices who can’t make the group classes or for more experienced photographers who would like to get special, in-depth training in specific areas. Individual lessons shall involve practical studio shoots, location work etc., depending on your specific needs.


  • Small, informal, and friendly classes ensure that we focus on your individual needs.
  • Learn how to see with a camera and master the fundamental aspects of Visual Composition and Lighting.
  • Get off the automatic camera modes and learn to use your camera’s creative modes intelligently and purposefully.
  • Take part in practical shoots under the guidance of a professional photographer / Cinematographer.
  • This course is ideal for beginner and enthusiast photographers who would like to step up to the next level.
  • The classes comprise of a mixture of theory and practical work and indoor/outdoor activities.


Vijay Armstrong
Cinematographer / Mentor

Vijay Armstrong Joined Law in Bangalore, later his passion towards art and photography got him an opportunity to works as a photo journalist in Ananda Vikatan Group. The Magic of Lights and Shades created more attraction towards field of Cinematography, he quit his law and assisted in the camera teams of films including Bommalattam, Autograph, Yaaradi Nee Mohini and Varalaru.

He consequently worked as an independent cinematographer in ad films, working for over fifty brands, and then worked on assignments for documentaries including the BBC documentary about PT Usha and another one for the ILO.

In 2009, he got his first big break as a cinematographer for Rajesh Lingam’s Pugaippadam (2010), after which he worked on Maathi Yosi (2010). He subsequently worked on Cable Shankar's Thottal Thodarum and Charles's 'Azhaku Kutti Chellam'.

With more than 15 years of experience in the field of Cinematography now Vijay Armstrong, here for you as a chief Mentor of Imageworkshop.

Gnanam Subramanian
Cinematographer / Mentor

A gold medalist from Tamilnadu Film and Television Institute, Taramani, Chennai, Gnanam Subramanian is a magician of handling lights and shades. Done Documentary and Short filmmaking relating to Social Issues, Interviews, Promos, TV Shows and Events with multi camera set up.

Associated for 7 movies and about 700 Advertisements in all languages include Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam and English All leading brands like Airtel, Titan, Pepsi, HDFC, 5star, Maggi, Bank of Baroda, Pothys,Sunfeast, LML, Nescafe, Livon, Dabur, ACC Arvind, Dollar Baniyan, Navratna oil, Alpenlebe, Ariel, Ponds, Britania ,Godrej dye, Mirinda etc.

As a versatile Cinematographer with strong desire and dedication in cinematography, competent in camera operations, lighting with good theoretical knowledge, with Sixteen years practical experience in cinematography Gnanam Subramanian Love to explore and collaborate with diverse styles and formats through the lens of a camera and with lighting. His debutant film is “RAJUKARU KATHI” in telegu and currently working in MALAYALAM film as DOP. Gnanam Subramanian was the second unit DOP of Amir khan Starred “DANGAL” 


  • "Very good knowledge from people working in tamizh industry. Loved the fact that both Armstrong and Gnanam were very helpful"

  • "Excellent experience.Personally have to thank Mr.Vijay& M.Gnanam for such a great agenda setting of the workshop"

  • I think it's very informative and greatly useful for me. Instructors were very much prepared and well organised with all the equipment and materials"

  • "Very intense learning experience "

  • "A very good workshop and a good experience to learn about film DOP and film making process. 200% satisfied about the workshop"

  • "Please continue your journey.Since your workshops will be eye openers for amateurs"

    AJAY T



Name: Vijay Armstrong
Phone: +91 98406 32922

Name: Gnanam Subramanian


Phone: +91 99200 29901