Course - Overview

Become a high profile professional weddings and events photographer and get opportunities to shoot celebrities, actors, sports stars, and of course, the bride and the groom of the much-celebrated Indian weddings. The one year Wedding & Events Photography course trains you to shoot weddings creatively, how to pose couples, handle variable lighting conditions and above all gives you valuable insights into the highly remunerative wedding photography business.

You will learn from award-winning photographers how to capture one of the the most beautiful moments in a person’s life that is high on emotions, culture and tells a story of the wedding day. During the course, you will get several opportunities to shoot from pre-weddings to all the important ceremonies of an Indian wedding at exotic destinations. Capturing these beautiful moments is also a big responsibility, because there cannot be any re-takes for those candid wedding moments.

You will study modules that will expose you to Basics of Digital Photography and image making, colour, composition, aesthetics, digital dark room, candid photography, capturing emotions, understanding light and technical, business of wedding photography and portfolio development. The course encourages research, importance of location recce, understanding wedding as a part of each Indian state and culture and thus developing individual styles in photography.

The practical work throughout the course is supported and enhanced through masterclasses, international seminars, competitions, workshops and opportunities for professional practice.

The course content is internationally benchmarked with core modules such as :

  • Design foundation
  • Understanding Light, Camera and Lenses
  • Capturing candid - people and faces
  • Pre-wedding & Wedding Photography & Basic Cinematography
  • Corporate Events & brand launches
  • Business of photography
  • Digital Darkroom & Album Design
  • International Lab
  • Live Industry Project

The Professional Wedding & Events Photography course is an exclusive and only one-of-its-kind specialised course in India that gives an extensive exposure to wedding shoots in different states and various forms of events such as brand launches, corporate events, fashion shows etc. It is one of the highly paying and remunerative genre of photography.

Pearl Academy’s alliance with country’s largest professional body – Events and Entertainment Management Association that has hundreds of wedding planners as its members, will give you guaranteed internships, paid projects, exclusive opportunity to empanel with top-notch wedding planners of the country and develop your own network of professional contacts.

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

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  • Wedding Photographers

  • Corporate events

  • Press conferences