Course - Overview

Learn photography from award-winning photographers from India and UK. Professional Photography is an intensive program providing core technical knowledge on digital photography with a provision for international exposure in Berlin (Germany) to orient students to latest technology, master photographers works and opportunity to discover their own areas of interest through multiple options.

The principal aim of this program is to provide a learning pathway to a diverse background of students and allow a broad intake from any discipline and of all age groups who are interested in creative sector/ photography and are willing to take up the challenges of the digital and print media sector; or with an aptitude for photography/imaging.

The first semester of the program is aimed at building a sound, basic grounding for Photography Techniques. It will introduce students to the technical and artistic aspects of digital photography - how digital cameras work, how to take good pictures using them, using light and shadow techniques creatively and how to enhance these pictures in the digital darkroom. In order to develop their skills in creative visualization and composition, a Design Foundation module is introduced.

In the second semester, students will work with make-up artists, models and art directors and, most importantly, to create a visual story. All projects in the semester focus on understanding the story board/subject from the perspectives of art director/client, lighting, outdoor /indoor /studio till the final image. The second semester focuses on specialism based portfolio development. This semester will introduce various streams of photography – landscape, architectural, fashion, product, wildlife, wedding and journalism.

This program is a launch-pad for photographers in the professional world and prepare them to enter the industry with hands-on international experience. Panel of esteemed guest lecturers will help students to understand the commercial aspects of photography. Weekly visits to galleries, museums, and the studios of successful working photographers will take every student closer to the world of photography. The program encourages individual approaches to photography and hence provides scope for original work and diverse ideas and for conceptual development. Industry projects and opportunities will have a significant positive impact on student understanding of the industry.

Students' Work

Have a glance at some of the stellar work executed by our students.

Faculty

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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  • Newspapers

  • Magazines & Digital Media Houses

  • Advertising Agencies

  • Brands, Corporates, and Industrial Houses

  • Freelance Photography