Certificate | Commercial Photography

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6 Months

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  • A diploma in commercial photography includes: 
  • Understanding the fundamental concepts of photography
  • Fundamentals of the camera and creative techniques
  • Insights into aesthetics in photography and its applications
  • Understanding the concepts and applications of natural and studio lighting and an array of light modifiers
  • Intensive study of fashion, product, food, and advertising photography and its finer nuances
  • Methodical approach to editing and working on editing software like Adobe - Lightroom & Photoshop and Capture One
  • Concept development and ideation for specialization
  • Introduction to the business of photography and concepts of digital marketing
  • Industry standard portfolio building

Module 1 (1 Month) - Foundation of Photography

  • Fundamentals & aesthetics of photography
  • Lighting techniques
  • Digital image processing - Adobe Lightroom

Module 2 (3 Months) - Intermediate to Advance Study

  • Fashion & portrait photography
  • Product & food photography
  • Advertising photography
  • Digital image processing - Adobe Photoshop & Capture One

Module 3 (2 Months) - Portfolio Creation

  • Portfolio creation
  • Business of photography & digital marketing
  • Soft skills

  • E-commerce agencies - E-commerce photographer
  • Retouching agencies - Image editor, Image retoucher
  • Other allied photography industries

Yes, Basic technical knowledge of camera and lighting equipment is required. Prior experience in any genre of photography will be a plus.

The Diploma in commercial photography program is designed for aspirants who have basic knowledge of photography and wish to upskill themselves. The program will cater to commercial photography genres like Still Life, Portrait, Product, Food& Beverage, Fashion, Lifestyle, and Advertising Photography. The 6-month full-time program provides rigorous hands-on training to prepare aspirants for the ever-evolving photography industry. Aspirants will walk away with an industry-standard portfolio that they can boast of. 

During the course, students will interact with industry experts, thus opening many opportunities though placements are not guaranteed. 

The courses at SEAMEDU, Pune, are taught and mentored by photographers who specialize in various genres and are also industry experts working on different commercial and editorial spaces.                

Seamedu's photography course is designed to be completely practical and will give you enough hands-on time to hone your skills and be a professional photographer.                

The studio space at SEAMEDU in Pune is equipped with the latest cameras, including mirrorless cameras, Elinchrom lights, industry-standard light stands, etc.

Anyone who has basic knowledge of photography and is passionate about Fashion. Prior experience in photography is a plus.

A diploma in commercial photography will open up jobs in numerous sectors. As commercial photography focuses on the business side of photography, you may need to travel constantly to meet your client's needs. This could include both domestic and international opportunities. 

Some essential skills for a photographer are technical know-how and an artistic flair. Along with this, they also need skills like 

• Eye for detail

• Aesthetic style

• Teamwork

• Communication 

• Passion and rigor for their craft

• Observational skills 

• Attentiveness 

• A creative approach to the project 

After completing the diploma in photography, students can find placements in 

• Advertising 

• Films and video editing 

• Medical illustration 

• Magazine photographers and editors 

• Graphic designers 

• Television camera operators 

• Press photographers 

• Social media content creators 

While a diploma in photography is an all-inclusive course, you can always choose a diploma in commercial photography if you are looking for a more specialized course. 

A diploma in photography helps students understand everything from the workings of a camera to how light and movement play a role when capturing a moment. Some courses also include photography's business aspects and help create a portfolio that will impress potential clients. 

The best part of choosing a course like a diploma in commercial photography is that you have the flexibility of either working full-time or freelancing and building your brand. 

Our diploma in commercial photography covers most of the mainstream genres of photography, such as fashion, food, products, portrait, and advertising. 

A bachelor's or diploma in commercial photography can help boost your career as a commercial photographer in India. If you choose to do your course at Seamedu, you will also create a portfolio that meets the industry standards and get exposure in the industry through different events and workshops. On the commencement of these courses, you can choose to work freelance or take up an internship that will further boost your chances of being a success in this field. 

Yes, we have a diploma in commercial photography that helps you learn all the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you will need to take up photography as a profession. 

If you have an eye for detail and photography is your passion, then commercial photography is the way to go. Here's how to get started after completing a diploma in commercial photography. 

• Decide the subject you want to be shooting 

• Create a marketing plan for your business

• Design and print a portfolio that is dedicated to commercial work

• Create your website

• Spread the word about your business to your friends, family members, and everyone on social media. 

• Design a multipage printed promo

• Pitch your skills to local businesses 

• Add a list of clients to your website

• Keep pitching your work to more prominent firms.  

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My experience at Seamedu has been very wonderful till now. It has been 3 years since I have joined the college and I have learnt a lot, not just academically but in all other aspects of career development. Most importantly the placement of Seamedu college is very good. I received the opportunity to get selected in one of the leading companies . Faculty members have been supportive throughout. The all-time support and motivation of the faculty members has enlightened me throughout this wonderful journey.

I am extremely grateful and honoured to have been a part of SEAM. They have consistently provided me with a plethora of opportunities that not only enhanced my skills but also enriched my core knowledge. The co-curricular activities which were actively held in SEAM created a vibrant environment that were fun, intuitive and engaging. I am grateful for the placement team in SEAM for their relentless support and encouragement which empowered us to push our boundaries and helped me to utilise my skills in the future at such a reputed organisation.

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We, at Seamedu School of Pro-Expressionism believe that regular interactions with eminent Industry professionals and Corporate leaders from Media and Entertainment Industry, can contribute to the all-round development of the students. The placement department conducts regular guest lectures, seminars and workshops, by inviting the experience Industry professionals to share their experiences with our students.Training & Placement activities relevance to Soft skills learning sessions are conducted regularly so as to enhance their overall development for personal & professional grooming.

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Sachin Chandane

Adjunct Faculty- Photography

Sachin Chandane

Adjunct Faculty- Photography

An artist by nature & a photographer by profession. Sachin Chandane, Internationally published fashion & Advertising photographer with 10+ years of experience in the field & currently based in Mumbai, India. He has worked for renowned brands like Kenneth Cole - NewYork, Pierre Cardin - Paris, Zoya by TATA, Sugar cosmetics, Papa Don't Preach, to name a few. Sachin also has been teaching photography for 8 years and has taught more than 400 aspiring photographers and many of them are doing wonders in the field of photography. Sachin loves experimenting in his photography and constantly works with new aspiring talent to explore and create art through his photography."

Sunkeerthi Shanmugasamy

Senior Faculty- Photography

Sunkeerthi Shanmugasamy

Senior Faculty- Photography

Sunkeerthi is a Commercial photographer specialising in product and lifestyle photography. He has over 7 years of experience in the industry in various genres of photography. He has a Masters degree in Professional photography from one of the most well known photography schools - Spéos, Paris. He has worked with multiple brands and designers in Paris and India. He is keen in training the future photographers to face the challenges in the industry.

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