Diploma in Professional Photography

One Year Diploma in ADVANCE Photography
7 Modules That Will Transform Your Photography & Life Forever

BIG Art Course Module

1. Foundation of Photography.
2. Introduction to Photoshop.
3. Fashion and Portrait Photography.
4. Product Photography.
5. Wedding Photography.
6. Landscape and Nature Photography
7. Street and Photo journalism

Diploma in Advance Digital Photography : One Year
( This Course will make You a Complete Professional Photographer)

1.Foundation Photography

Anatomy of Digital Camera & its types
DSLR
Lens, shutter and diaphragm.
Exposure settings, ISO settings on camera
Lenses, their types and applications
Shooting in daylight with manual and auto exposure settings.
Focusing: Auto and Manual, Auto focus lock
Depth of Field, factors affecting DOF
Lighting
Use of different filters in photography
Actions like freezing and panning, Covering sports events
Studio lighting and modelling
Flash photography

2.Digital Photo-editing Techniques ( Photoshop )
What you can do after doing this course: Improve the quality of a photograph digitally. Mixing many photographs together to make a wedding album page. Photo retouching and restoration of an old photo,Color correction, converting a B/W photo into a color one, Change background. Give many digital effects to enhance the appearance of a photograph. Make artwork with text matters. Make a photo package. Make necessary corrections in a photograph etc.

3.Fashion Photography
a. Candidate can make a portfolio for an aspiring model indoors and outdoors.
b. Different professional model and fashion lighting techniques are taught practically inside an A/C studio

4.Commercial Table-Top Photography.

▪ Every student gets an exposure to a wide range of products from Food to Jewellery , Metal, Paper, Fabric, Glassware.
▪ Intensive practical training on studio lighting for commercial product photography.
▪ students can confidently set up a commercial studio for shooting commercial product shoots.
▪ Product specific Photo editing techniques would be covered in each session.

5.Wedding  Photography

As a photographer, being part of a wedding is an amazing experience. Capturing those beautiful fleeting moments is both a privilege and a big responsibly, one that shouldn’t be taken lightly.
Weddings incorporate many different types of photography, still life, portraiture and perhaps most importantly photojournalism, the ability to document the day in a thoughtful, unobtrusive manner, capturing the true spirit of the day.
Wedding Photography  is one of the high-income generating genre of photography. It includes various challenging situations viz. uncontrolled environment, different lighting conditions, and so on. We intend to provide you extensive knowledge to face these challenges and produce excellent results. This course also includes wide experience sharing and profound knowledge about the field including the business aspect of the field, which happens to be a USP of this course. It would also include the editing or the post-production aspect of wedding  photography.

6.Nature and Landscape Photography

Beautiful landscapes are all around us – they are a joy to experience, but a challenge to capture in a single photo. In Nature and Landscape Photography, you’ll learn the essential tools and techniques for taking photographs that reflect the splendor of landscapes and the captivating details of nature.
You’ll learn which gear is suited to the environment you want to shoot and how to plan for ideal light and composition. Our Faculty will help you master exposure and focus so you get a better shot in camera and improve your edits by taking you through hands-on photo critiques.
From complicated cameras to challenging environments, several obstacles stand in the way of you taking a photograph that reflects the landscape as you see it. This class will help you take nature and landscape photographs that reflect your unique perspective.

7. Street Photography and Photo Journalism

A picture is worth a thousand words. But what makes a good picture?
This workshop combines street photography and photojournalism to provide the foundations for creative journalistic thinking.
And also the mechanics and aesthetics of good photography in order to create engaging images and communicate to editors and the general public.
• Intro to photojournalism and News Photography
• Lenses and equipment
• The Power of Composition
• Photojournalism as a Medium

There are various types of photography as mentioned below:
Special areas of work: Photographers have used their skills in the following areas : 

1. Photojournalism – Photojournalists work for newspapers and news magazines who commission them to provide photographs of newsworthy events, things and situations. Photojournalists combine an ability to find and record dramatic action with photographic talent. The job requires agility and may often be carried on in hazardous situations. A high level of observation and alertness is required in the field.

2. Commercial photography – This branch involves photographing for several commercial segments such as merchandise , exteriors and interiors, machinery and fashions to be used in advertising and selling. A great variety of cameras, lights, props are used in commercial photography.

3. Advertising – In advertising, the challenge is in striking a balance between creativity and the client’s demands for conveying the desired message. The job offers tremendous scope for experimentation and creative skills.

4. Fashion – Fashion photography is one of the most lucrative forms of photography. Fashion photographers cater to a variety of clients, fashion houses, designers, portfolios for models, fashion journals and newspapers. They are required to have an eye for detail and knowledge of fashion . Fashion photographers are aware of styles, moods and fashion trends. The job is in the studio as well as on locations.

5. Food display- Food photographers work for food manufactures, hotels and restaurants, exporters, dairy and ice-cream companies. Photographs are shot either in a studio with an attached kitchen or in hotels for exclusive shots.

6. Industrial photography – Industrial photographers photograph workers on the job, machinery, industrial layout, prominent places in the industry etc. These photographs are used in company publications or for ad campaigns. Industrial photography demands knowledge of the industry as well as its equipment.

7. Wildlife photography – Wildlife photographers have interest in nature, wildlife, birds, and their habitats, keen observation,patience, an eye for interesting details and love for adventure. Animals, natural habitats and surrounding are photographed. Wildlife photographers have to wait for hours to catch the animals in the right mood and pose.The work is carried on in sanctuaries, forests and reserves. The task being challenging is very remunerative.

8. Aerial photography – Aerial photographs of places, buildings, landscapes, terrain which cannot be reached with ease, particularly during natural disasters, war and other similar situations are taken from aircraft in flight. These are used for news, business, industrial, scientific or military purposes.

9. Scientific photography – Photographic illustrations and documentation are used for scientific publications and research reports. The chief areas scientific photographers cover are engineering, aerodynamics, medicine, biology and chemistry. Medical journals and books carry photographs taken by specialists in this field who have both knowledge and interest.

10. Travel photography – The documentation of an area’s landscape, people, cultures, customs and history is one of the most sought after photography option. Especially in India.

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