The Diploma in Professional Photography is a custom designed by Ambitions 4 Photography Academy for someone who wants to understand the major concepts of available light and studio photography within a short duration. The learner will be able to handle small to medium photography assignments once he/she successfully completes the course.
Eligibility & Prerequisites:
The learner should be passionate about photography. He/she must have an attitude to learn quickly. Must have passed at least 10th class in the school level. Must possess a DSLR camera with 18mm to 200mm lenses, portable speed light flash and a good laptop.
Duration: 6 months (Tuesday to Friday)
Registration: Please click here to register.
Certification: The certificate will be issued by the academy after both the project modules are evaluated.
Module – 1: Basic skills
Learn the art of observation. Learn to see the world around you before you start with clicking pictures.
Learn the power of camera and the medium to make them work for you.
Use your equipment effectively to render your imagination into a meaningful photograph. Learn about the DSLRs, Portable flashes and conquer their controls.
Understand basic elements of photography. The aperture, shutter speed and exposure controls are important to get your pictures technically right.
Study the light. Light is the most important element in photography. Understand the different sources of light, use light and modify it to make great photographs.
Composition - Understanding the principles of composition in detail to make a picture, important when one needs to tell a story or make attractive and meaningful pictures.
Learn about the psychological aspects, pattern of our seeing, exploiting the shape, form, texture, color, lines, geometry etc.
Shoot great outdoors: Places, buildings, temples, monuments, beaches, landscapes, nature, animals, candid expressions etc.
Shoot people: People photography tests ones skill and confidence as a successful photographer. Learn to make great portraits in natural and artificial light with speed lights, available light and light modifiers.
Image Manipulation: Concepts of digital photography – storage media, file formats –exposure – dynamic range - introduction to image editing – color - contrast – brightness – special effects etc.
Camera RAW: Harness the power of Adobe’s Camera Raw CC engine to improve the beauty and finalize your digital photographs and make them print ready.
Module – II – Advanced skills & Post Processing
Studio lighting techniques: Understanding studio digital flashlights and accessories. Learn to take pictures in a controlled light environment. Working inside a Studio is a great way to take pictures of people beautifully.
Learn to make anyone look great! Studio Portrait lighting styles and correction techniques in detail – model portfolio shooting – fashion and advertising shots involving people/models - out door portraits using studio flash.
Flash photography understanding speed lights – master & slave, radio connectivity – multiple flash setups – first and second curtain flash synchronization techniques.
Contemporary Wedding / Event photography: learn to shoot wedding in the photojournalistic and candid style. Use of professional flashes in wedding and locations.
How will you learn the above?
Students will be taught through detailed lessons, faculty guidance, practical exercises, field trips, assignments and reviews.
What will you get on completion of the course?
Completions of the course means, doing all assignments and submission of final project to the standard that are mandatory for the course. You’ll get Diploma in Professional Photography from AMBITIONS 4 PHOTOGRAPHY ACADEMY.
**Admissions for the Diploma in Professional Photography – Full Time are open for 2018.