Open Day 2018 photography workshop organized by perabeats in collaboration with Cameralk Academy was held on 29.05.2018 at the Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya. The workshop was conducted by Anushka Gunasinghe, the Founder, Managing Director of CameraLK, Anushka Eranga, Sony Alpha Ambassador in Sri Lanka, and Janith Lekamwasam, a young visual communication designer and a photographer.
In 2019, a new concept called “perabeats GO” was initiated with the aim of developing leadership skills among the young, energetic undergraduates. As the very first chapter under this concept, Open day 2019 photography workshop was organized with the collaboration of Spade Media Academy. Photographer and lecturer Mr.Danushka Aravinda joined the event as the resource person. The workshop was held on June 29 2019 at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya. Participants were able to gain basic knowledge of photography through the theoretical as well as practical sessions. Also, they were taught to use photo editing software like photoshop and lightroom
With the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, the 2020 Open day Workshop was planned to conduct through the “zoom” platform in 2 phases. International award-winning photographer and lecturer Mr. Harsha Maduranga Jayasekara joined the 2 sessions as the resource person. In phase one, participants were explained about basic camera settings and the rules of framing and composition. The next session was mainly focused on mobile photography, the ways of using the available light effectively and practically useful photography tips. Over 500 passionate people were able to grasp valuable experiences for their photography journey by participating in these sessions