Photography has blossomed into a rewarding domain for those who are willing to experiment and use their skills in various creative ways. The career options for a qualified photographer are truly diverse and exciting today. Here’s a quick look at some of the most sought-after commercial photography careers:

  • Product photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Wedding photography
  • Wildlife photography
  • Sports photography
  • Food photography
  • Editorial photography
  • People/Portrait photography

If you are an aspiring or amateur photographer, all you need to up your game is some solid formal training in the field of photography along with the relevant theoretical knowledge.

Seamedu’s professional diploma in commercial photography, offered at its Bengaluru campus, enables young students to gain the required technical expertise. And since photography is such a nuanced art, the institution emphasizes on helping students to not only learn through books, but also through extensive project work. At Seamedu, you get a chance to network with experts from the industry, partake in competitions, attend enlightening workshops and hone your photography skills.

Our experienced faculty trains creative minds to apply theoretical concepts to their photography. The photography department is equipped with cutting-edge equipment and industry-standard tools. The diploma program gives you the opportunity to choose a specialization, too, so you can get specific training in the subjects of your choice.

Enter the world of photography with one of the top commercial photography diploma schools in Bengaluru. Browse through the course details below.

  • 12 Months
  • 12th/ High School/ Equivalent
  • D-SLR Camera with Basic Lens Kit
Awards (On Completion)
  • Diploma in Commercial Photography

Gear you will need
  • Laptop
  • DSLR
  • Zoom Lens
  • Prime Lens
  • Tripod
  • Adobe CC

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  • FAQs
  • Understanding the fundamentals of photography and its evolution
  • Creative usage of the camera and its dial modes
  • Insight into various rules of compositions in brief
  • Use of colour theory in photography for optimum impact of images
  • Detailed study of various types of light source and its implementation (studio light and natural light)
  • Introduction to various genres of photography
  • In-depth knowledge of Commercial & Advertisement Photography
  • Thorough study of editing software to enhance photographs such as Adobe Photoshop / Light Room/ CaptureOne
  • Develop concepts and ideas for selected specialization genres in photography
  • Onfield experience and building a strong portfolio
  • Study tours, outings and visits for maximum exposure
  • Basic study of digital marketing and promotion
  • Students exhibition and showcase
Foundation of Photography -
(4 Months)
  • History of photography - Blended
  • Darkroom Basic Techniques - Blended
  • Digital Camera Basics - Blended
  • DSLR Lens Technology - Blended
  • Principles of Design & Composition - Blended
  • Digital Imaging I - Blended
  • Natural Light - Blended
  • Studio Light - Practical on Campus
Introduction to Genres of Photography -
(4 Months) - Practical on Campus
  • People & Portrait Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Sports Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • Travel and Landscape Photography
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Wedding and Events Photography
  • Food Photography
  • Fine-Art Photography
  • Advanced Digital Imaging : Adobe Photoshop
Specialization - (4 Months)
Commercial Photography - Practical on Campus
  • Fashion Photography (Mandatory Specialisation)
  • Product Photography (Mandatory Specialisation)
Choose any one additional specialization group - Practical on Campus
  • Travel, Wildlife and Landscape Photography
  • Fine-art, Architecture and Interiors Photography
  • Wedding and Events Photography
Study Tour and Certifications
  • 5 days of Study Tour anywhere in India based on the specialization
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Capture One
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • Canon EOS 700 D
  • Godox AD 600
  • Nikon D-810
  • Canon 70-200 MM
  • Canon 100 MM Macro
  • Canon 24-105 MM
  • Nikon 24-120
  • Elinchrom ELC 1000
  • Elinchrom Master RX 600
  • Elinchrom FRX 400
  • Elinchrom Dlite 2
  • Photojournalist
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Landscape Photographer
  • Product Photographer
  • Food Photographer
  • Wildlife Photographer
  • Architecture & Interior Photographer
  • Industrial Photographer
  • Sports Photographer
  • Wedding & Event Photographer
  • Travel Photographer
Do I need to have a science background to do this course?
No. You do not need a background in science to do this course. All you need is a 10+2 from any stream and your own DSLR (with basic lenses) along with an eager interest in photography and willingness to learn!
Is photography a viable career option?
Photography is becoming a highly popular career option these days since it is a rewarding profession that also provides immense creative satisfaction. One can be employed as an in-house photographer or freelancer for specialized jobs like fashion and glamour photography, portrait photography, industrial photography, e-commerce photography, architectural and commercial photography, and wedding photography. You can also work as a professional image editor, which is a very high-paying job and there is a lot of demand for professionals in the market.Other specialization areas in photography include nature and wildlife photography, travel photography, etc. There is also a huge scope to be employed on the editorial team for leading magazines, newspapers, television channels, journals, and production houses.
What is necessary for a successful career in photography?
The only way to be successful is to have talent and motivation. You can have all the education in the world but if you don’t have anything coming from inside, you won’t be successful. Of course, a professional course in photography will definitely help you hone your skills and step into the massive world of photography.
What are the big differences between a bachelors and a Diploma Photography?
The bachelor’s course is a 3 year degree course that covers a vast variety of topics allowing you more scope for specialization in a particular form of photography and offers an in-depth view of the topic while the diploma is a one year course focusing on fewer topics.
Do I need to have a background in photography to do this course?
No. The institute’s course structure is designed in such a way that any individuals with little or no photography background can opt for this course. This course is segregated into three parts basic, advance and industry driven specialization.

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Students Successfully Placed At



Nikhil Wasnik

Nikhil Wasnik

After Studios
I'm thankful for the help provided by Seamedu for my placement at one of the finest post production studios in Mumbai After Studios. I'm satisfied with the efforts that were taken. It was a great experience studying at Seamedu, with the help of well-equipped Labs & experienced faculties, I happen to learn a lot during my 3 years Degree course. Also, the exposure was immense
Purvi Deshmukh

Purvi Deshmukh

24 Media Fusion
There are many things I learned in the past 3 yrs. i.e. from basic to final product. Software that has been taught to me are Photoshop, After Effects, Maya, Premiere Pro & some other necessary software as well. We had every day lectures including events where we can show our work & also learnt many new things.
Vedant Sharma

Vedant Sharma

Reliance Games
If you are looking to fill yourselves with knowledge and learning about Game Design, Seamedu is the correct place. I am extremely thankful to the placement team, for giving me an opportunity to showcase my talent at Reliance Games as a Game Designer.
Saptirishi Mukherjee

Saptirishi Mukherjee

The New Indian Express
The school’s frequent study tours to discover the nuances of landscape, wildlife and field photography was one of the main reasons why I chose Seamedu. This actually gave me an advantage to understand what should be focused upon & also how much discipline matters, which helped me in getting through such renowned company for job.
Abhishek Joshi

Abhishek Joshi

Pratibimb Photography
Seamedu has given me a lot of exposure in this field during my education. Also, thanks to the teachers who have made themselves available especially during my time of distress.We have been given various assignment & had participated in lot of outdoor activities, it helped me in learning new concepts and hone my skills as well.
Kaustubh Vetal

Kaustubh Vetal

Ray Scope
I find it very unique the way faculties at Seamedu teaches and assignments are given. Approach is very simple and curriculum is very well defined.We also got opportunity to collaborate with students of other stream, providing us more in depth understanding of what goes behind the scenes while creating a song, feature for news or while clicking a photograph.
Pooja Dubey

Pooja Dubey

Select Media
I joined Seamedu as I wanted to be a part of the entertainment industry, but wasn’t aware how this decision of mine will shape up. Thanks to our faculty members they made this decision of mine successful. After getting this job opportunity, I am sure it will help me in reaching new avenues in the industry.

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