In this fundamental course, students will identify basic photographic tools. What is photography? Different types of Photography, including the proper use of various camera systems and light meters, Basic colors or primary colors. Physics of camera i.e. how camera works and different types of camera, Camera handling, Physics of optics and its nature how lenses work and different types of Lense. What is shutter and its speed? What is aperture and how does it work?, What is ISO andmetering, How do they work? White balance, Focusing points, File Format RAW or JPEG, Focusing mode,Depth of field, Exposure,Multiple exposure - Getting the nuts and bolts of the most important session of all, Perspective and Composition, Different types of shots/ Angle, Impact of weather conditions, Light and its nature, fall off of light and different sources and types of lights.......etc.
Black and White Photography, Camera Setting,Long exposure, night photography, Panning, tracking and use of Tripods, Shooting in daylight with manual and auto settings. Over powering the sunlight for high end fashion shoots.
Basics color principles, including line, shape, hue, texture, form, value and intensity are studied. Students investigate color as seen in black and white and its relationship to composition through harmony and contrast in a variety of formats and media. Students will also learn the usage of classical rules of composition to make a visual statement.
Understanding the secret of exposure control. Learning and exploiting all the tools available for correct exposure. Understanding light and shade. Students will explore light reflectivity in relation to the tonality of the image. This section involves extensive use of the DSLR’s, and learning the use of digital software’s for Black & White conversion, rendering and multi K3 inkjet printing.
In outdoor Photography, students will visit many locations and will be taught what should be the subject, how to pick the subject and how to shoot different things, in a very creative way.
Studio flashlights, halogen, tungsten, Point light source, Reflectors, Wide light sources, Umbrellas, soft boxes, honeycombs, snoots, etc. Understanding light direction, throw of light, soft light, contrasty or hard light, the Light cage, etc. understanding color temperature light quality, advantages and problems.
This course focuses on the role of the computer as a necessary tool for the professional photographer. Emphasis is on the development of advanced retouching and manipulation skills as these relate to the use of photographic imagery in two dimensional presentation media.
This course provides an overview of the fashion photography industry. Students are directed in the proper use of figure posing as it applies to various advertising formats. The theory/practical of collaborative work among a design team will be executed. Features a mock ad campaign shoot demo featuring traditional/contemporary fashion wear. Understanding fashion trends for editorial.
Students will be taught the lighting and professional techniques to creatively and accurately shoot fashion accessories like purses, cosmetics, perfumes, belts, etc.
ICC Profiles, File Formats, digital image structure, Photo editing, Photoshop Tools – Image editing,Background removing, Useful retouching tools.Use Adjustment Layers. Levels and Curves,Contrast control, color correction / enhancement, sharpening, Retouching / basic digital enhancement
In depth hands on training on the practical usage of Digital Imaging software viz. Adobe Photoshop, Genuine fractals, etc. Fundamentals to in-depth working.
Advanced color management techniques, Photo retouching, enhancing and optimizing, Displacement mapping, Essential post production techniques will be taught with demo and practical.
Brand new practical syllabus, Course material, three models with make up and hair dressing on one to one basis per student (two half day shifts and one full day shift). Plus a minimum of three models shoot along with the faculty and entire class as part of curriculum.. Understanding Beauty shoot conceptualization. Outdoor fashion shoot (lecture and project). Production fashion shoot (lecture and project). Creative fashion shoot (lecture and project). Expert class on how to build a rapport with the models, Assistance in developing your portfolio and business marketing.
An evaluation by students and instructors of projects for the purpose of preparing a professional portfolio. Students and faculty work closely in an effort to bring out the student's individual qualities, strengths and skills.The Students will have spent nearly 2 month to develop and complete their portfolio so as to present their skills to ad agencies to solicit freelance professional work and/or seek short time internship with established photographers to further specialize in their chosen field of photography.