If you are a serious photographer, eager to hone your skills and take your photography to the next level, this is the right program for you. This Advanced DSLR Photography course is designed exclusively for photographers who would like to perfect their image-making skills.
The course content seeks to provide in-depth knowledge of complex visual techniques and fine-tune the aesthetic appeal in photography. The program involves practical demonstrations and real-time assignments that are sure to help you better your craft.
The focus here is on creating high impact visuals that are technically-sound and breath-taking. Its a unique course in India
On completion, participants gain a higher degree of technical understanding of photography. Participants gain hands-on knowledge on various avenues of photography including Architecture photography, Portraiture, Modeling Portfolios, Nature photography, Event photography etc.
The students who have completed the Basic DSLR Photography course at our institute are eligible for this.
Students who have previous experience in handling the camera and its accessories with strong foundation in Basic Photography can also join this course.
12 Saturdays: About 3 months
9-30 am to 5-30 pm
INR: 40,000/ ( to be paid before or at the time of registration )
Participants must bring their own DSLR cameras with kit lens as minimum. Camera must have manual mode setting. A Lap-top with image editing software like Adobe Photoshop is essential for post-production work in the class. Also they must bring portable flash units one or more along with radio triggers to the class.
1. Portable speed-lights
Knowing the importance of guide number. Understanding sync speed. Using Rear curtain and Front curtain for creative shots. Setting up multiple flash units. Using radio triggering devices like Pocketwizard. Making creative shots using multiple flash units
2. Introduction to Studio photography
Introduction to essential studio equipments. Study of studio lights such as monoblock units and powerpacks. Using various light modifiers such as umbrellas, softboxes, grids, snoots etc. Suggestions and ideas for setting up a Studio and to run it successfully.
3. Study of Light
Deeper understanding of the artificial lights as well as strobes and their behaviour
4. Studio Portraits
A Study on faces – its shapes and forms. Using studio strobes to bring out the best features of a face. Making dramatic portraits in a studio
5. Outdoor Portraits
A study of light in nature. Control of outdoor light using bonuce boards, scrims etc.. Study of a given location and choosing the corner for an effective portrait. Background awarness for a pleasing portraits
6. Fashion Photography
Making model portfolios indoor and outdoor. Effective communication with a models and winning their confidance. Art of make-up and controling the features of a face using it. Costume selections and background selections. Posing tips that enhances the beauty of a model
7. Event Photography
Getting ready for an event. Tips for Wedding photography, ramp shoots,and other cultural functions
8. Travel Photography
Study of various cultures and heritage of our planet. Preparing for a Travel photography assignment. Making people shots, street shots, photographing locations of historical importance
10. Creative use of filters
Polorising filter and its usage in indoor and outdoor. ND filters and ND Gratuated filters. Using CT gels for creative shots
9. Portfolio Display
Processing your images for high quality. Printing your images on Fine art canvas and boards of archival quality. Preperations for an exhibition in art gallery. Making a handy portfolio album