Course - Overview

Pearl and Fashion Design Council of India’s one-year exclusive Fashion Photography course prepares you to launch a successful career as a fashion image maker in the fashion and advertising industries. The course will teach you the technical skills of photography and allow you to explore a range of image making tools for commercial and editorial fashion photography.

Learn fashion photography from International award-winning photographers and Canon Photo Mentors at fully equipped, world-class professional studios at Pearl Academy’s Delhi and Mumbai campuses. Digital darkroom training sessions are held at professional Mac Labs that are powered by Adobe. These labs are exclusively developed for visual communication students to learn, collaborate and work on paid professional projects.

Being part of Pearl Academy’s fashion infrastructure you will work in teams with fashion stylists, make-up artists, model agencies and fashion communicators. You will be encouraged to develop your own voice in fashion photography, and by the end of the course become a well-networked, internationally trained professional fashion photographer. Our graduates are working successfully with leading fashion magazines, advertising agencies, fashion designers and fashion shows.

Drawing the best of the fashion industry with Pearl Academy’s exclusive alliance with the FDCI, you will have the opportunity to be a part of India’s largest fashion event – The India Fashion week as fashion shoot interns. You will learn to capture fashion images from streets to runway couture and advertising campaigns to designer look-books from the masters in the industry.

Modules you will study :

  • Design foundation
  • Understanding Light, Camera and Lenses
  • Capturing fashion
  • Business of photography
  • Digital Darkroom
  • International Lab
  • Live Industry Project
  • Collaborative projects – Editorial & commercial fashion shoots

As a student on this course, you will have several opportunities to participate in various study trips across India such as state fashion weeks, museums, luxury malls. It encourages exploratory, experimental and creative approach to produce strong statements with original images.

Over the years, the course takes pride in training students well equipped with the skills and knowledge required by the industry. Previous graduates have worked with renowned fashion photographers like Bharat Sikka, fashion magazines like Grazia, Harper’s Bazaar, Brunch among others.


Mr. Viveck Vaswani, Actor, Producer, Teacher, Writer, and the man who famously gave Shahrukh Khan his big break in Bollywood. An alumnus of Campion School and Cathedral and John Connon, Viveck started off with acting in India's first TV soap opera 'Khandaan'. He then produced a Marathi film called 'Kis Bai Kiss', and a major television serial called 'Nai Dishayen. He has acted in more than a 100 films and numerous television shows. He has produced 13 films and 2 television shows. Viveck Vaswani has been Advisor/ Consultant/ Strategist to a number of established companies as well as startups in the entertainment business.

Career Path

Our 360° comprehensive learning-based model opens up multiple avenues and opportunities for students.

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  • Fashion Photographers

  • Portrait photographers