"This course at IIP has given a new direction to my passion for photography. The basic skills that I have learnt during the course have been fantastic and will stand to me no matter what area of Photography I will be working in. The course contents were brilliantly-structured and easy to understand."
The one-year diploma photography program is divided into two semesters. With each semester is designed to give students knowledge ranging from basics to advanced photography techniques to develop a strong portfolio. On mentors’ instruction, the students are taken on various field trips so that real environment photography gets polished.
In semester one, the students learn the fundamentals of the camera and masters the techniques of image making. We start from the basic handling of the camera and move step by step towards polishing their skills for better photocompositions. The students also learn the art of photo editing using various image manipulation software.
Semester two is designed to make students aware of different specializations in photography. The students get extensive exposure of various photography streams like Nature, Wildlife, Fine art, Interior and architecture, Documentary, Studio, Fashion and food photography etc. and choose his/her specialization. Students also get in-hand training from leading photographers from India and abroad through LIVE/video projects going on in IIP Academy. Apart from working on portfolio with the help of institute, students are provided with internship with leading organizations based on students’ portfolio.
Learning arts best done by looking at the work of masters, in this module, students learn the art of reading and analyzing images. Students get the exposure to various art forms and masters of photography and the art world. Students are given projects and presentations to improve their knowledge and enhance their vision.
- Learning on the basis of suggested books on photography, online research based study, links provided by the institute, study material provided.
In this module, students learn the basics of photographic compositions and master how to handle their cameras. Students are given extensive knowledge of the technicalities like shutter speed, aperture and ISO etc. Students will master these and other technicalities to shoot picture perfect frames.
In this module, students are given in depth knowledge of various image-editing software like Photoshop, Light room and Bridge etc. The students also learn the art of image manipulation like dodging and burning, black and white conversion, skin retouching etc. Students will get exposure of how to edit RAW files and convert them into final JPEG files.
Image printing is a very important process for a photographer, as showcasing of work requires eye-catching presentation. In this module, students learn various techniques of printing from the old processes like dark room printing to the new age digital printing. Students also learn the art of bookmaking, magazine printing, framing for an exhibition etc. The intense knowledge of printing gives our students edge for making professional portfolios.
Visit to offset printing press and digital printing press.
Major commercial photography happens inside the studio. We give our students extensive training in the studio environment to develop their vision towards product, portraiture and fashion photography. Students learn how to setup their individual studios and implement different kind of shoots with various equipment. Specialized workshops on fashion photography are also arranged.
(Self-practice on the basis of videos and Skype interaction, Shoots to be submitted on regular basis for critique and reviews)- Special regular studio classes can be availed for understanding and practice for a weeks’ time during the course time at IIP Academy NOIDA.
Students are given knowledge of various creative techniques used in photography. Students get exposure to documentary, travel and wildlife photography. Various field trips are organized to give the students apt knowledge of these fields.
A photographer is his/her best marketer. This module covers all the aspects related to setting up and expanding the business for a photographer.
A well-made portfolio for a photographer is a ladder for success. We aim to impart our full knowledge to our students to bring out the best in them. Students start developing their respective portfolios since the very beginning of the course. Mentors help the students to portray their best skills in the portfolio.
We at IIP are dedicated to provide our students with on the job training with various brands. Even before passing out from the institute our students get the knowledge of working in a big corporate and become ready to become the next leaders in the market.
- A strict grading system is maintained, you make a strong portfolio so that we may send your portfolio to the brands for internship.
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