Under this program a student pays for only one program but receives advantage of dual diploma program. In association with faculty of fine arts of a UGC Recognised Indian University, IIP confers Diploma in Professional Photography as well as a Diploma in Fine Arts (Photography) in duration of just a year. So, if you are serious about taking photography as a serious profession, then this is the program, just for you..!! Enroll Now.
|University / Institution||Himalayan University
|Indian Institute of Photography|
|Program Name||Diploma in Photography
- Faculty of Fine Arts & Design
|Diploma in Professional Photography|
|Eligibility||10th Pass/Evening Degree / Vocational Courses students may also join. Students will need to supply their own DSLR or Digital single lens reflex camera. (Students with questions regarding cameras are encouraged to contact the instructor. Students will be responsible for the costs of print output and storage media.)|
|Course Duration||One Academic Year|
|Maximum Seats|| Morning Batch - 16 Seats
Evening Batch : 16 Seats
|Class Days & Batch Timings||Monday to Friday
10.00 AM Onwards
|Monday to Friday
3.00 PM Onwards
|Placement||100% placement assistance and on-job training by IIP.|
The one-year dual 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. The students are taken on various mentored 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 softwares.
Semester two is designed to make students aware of different specializations in photography. The students get extensive exposure of various photography streams like Studio, Fashion and Wildlife etc. and choose his/her specialization. Students also get in-hand training from leading photographers from India and abroad. Apart from working on portfolio within the institute, students are provided with internship with leading organizations.
1. Visual Studies Art Appreciation
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.
2. Photography Techniques
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.
3. Basic Image Editing Processing
In this module, students are given in depth knowledge of various image-editing softwares like Photoshop, Lightroom 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 then into final JPEG files.
4. Image Printing, Presentation Sharing Techniques
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.
5. CAMPAIGN + VIVA
6. Studio Photography
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 equipments. Specialized workshops on fashion photography are also arranged.
7. Advanced Photography Practice
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.
8. Self-Branding and Commercials of Photography
A photographer is his/her best marketer. This module covers all the aspects related to setting up and expanding the business for a photographer.
9. Specialization/Final Portfolio
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.
11. FINAL PROJECT SUBMISSION
The students, in order to complete their diploma will have to submit their portfolio based on the specialization the student chooses to pursue.
Total fee for 1 Year – Rs. 2,20000
Rs 30000 at the time of Registration
Scope & Placement
Dual Diploma in Photography prepares students for careers in Print Publications, E-Magazines, Advertising Agencies, Production Houses, TV Channels etc. One can also start one’s own business of Photography Studio, Freelance work for Fashion, Advertising, Commercial & Industrial photography. One can start Travel Photography, Fine Arts, and Experimental Photography and can organize Exhibitions and Shows individually or in a Group.
The classroom learning combined with the experiential exposure by professional photographers/ mentors provide a unique and innovative technical education that develops graduates with a creative style and unique visual problem-solving skills.
Hostel | Facility
The Institute offers a home away from home; we offer a community where students develop friendships, share experiences, learn from each other, and feel part of a supportive and caring community.
Food | Laundry | Gym | Transport | Indoor sports
There exist a number of opportunities in a wide variety of avenues for placement
Advertising | Fashion | Media Production Houses | Weddings & Corporate Events
Fine Art & Experimental Photography | Wildlife & Travel Industry | Tourism & Culture Industry