The participants are requested to carry the following.
- Digital camera: Please carry a digital camera, preferably a DSLR.
- Enough memory: Please ensure there is enough memory on your card.
- Additional lenses: Please bring additional lenses as you feel necessary.
- Tripods Tripods are welcome. Please don't hesitate to bring your tripod if you feel it would be necessary.
- Laptop: Please bring your laptop. After the photo walk there will be a session for uploading the photos to Wikimedia Commons.
- Dongle: Please bring your dongle. Though Wifi would be provided during the uploading session, it will be better if you carry dongles, just in case there is a bandwidth issue.
Code of conduct
- Respecting personality rights: You should not focus your camera on any persons on the street for photographs, without their permission. If someone is in the background, or part of a crowd, or he/she standing in front of a building in an obscure way, it's OK. Otherwise you shouldn't focus on any individual.
- If somebody is visible in any photograph, please attach Personality Rights along with the photo. If you are a newbie please seek for help and write in talk page with your query to do so.
- Respecting the rights of property owners: Property owners have the right to restrict you from taking a photograph while standing on their property. But, you can take any photograph as long as you are standing on public property.
- Respecting the Kolkata Police: If the police ask you to stop, stop.
- Please Remove time stamps while taking snaps.
- If you wish to leave early please inform the co-ordinator of the photo walk.
- Keep pictures in focus.
- Position your subject using the Rule of Thirds.
- If possible, Show the whole subject in one shot
- Consider taking photos when the sun is shining on the side of your subject, instead of from directly above.
- Make sure your camera is metering on the subject.
- While Uploading
- While uploading images of graves of Dutch Cemetery