DIPLOMA IN PHOTOGRAPHY
(PUNE | MUMBAI)



Photography has been one of the most popular forms of creative expression for several decades now. The ability to capture moments in a frame, freeze time, and portray a snapshot of life has allured and intrigued generation after generation. One thing that has remained a constant in photography throughout its evolution is change.

New technology, easier access and a range of devices have turned this art form into a staple of the public domain and upped the value of a true professional. The popularity of photography has also spawned a variety of photography diploma courses in India with varying values and qualities, but the one we offer stands out from the rest.

Seamedu’s Diploma in Commercial Photography in Mumbai and Pune is at the core of the ever-evolving trends of photography. Our students are given instructions in both the artistic sensibilities and the technical mastery of photography. From the very basics to the finest details, we cover the entire gamut of what it means to be a pro photographer.

We distinguish ourselves from other photography colleges in Pune and Mumbai by recognizing the values that a photographer needs to develop for enjoying creative and commercial success. We also help students with insights provided by leading lights from within the industry.

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

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  • QUICK LOOK
  • CURRICULUM
  • SOFTWARE YOU WILL LEARN
  • GEARS YOU WILL USE
  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • 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
  • Indepth knowledge of Commercial & Advertisement Photography
  • Thorough study of editing software to enhance photographs such as Adobe Photoshop / Light Room/ Nik Software
  • Develop concepts and ideas for selected specialization genres in photography
  • Onfield experience and building a strong portfolio
  • Basic study of digital marketing and promotion
  • Students’ exhibition and showcase
Foundation of Photography - (4 Months)
  • History of photography
  • Darkroom Basic Techniques
  • Digital Camera Basics
  • DSLR Lens Technology
  • Natural Light
  • Fundamentals of Direction
  • Principles of Design & Composition
  • Studio Light
  • Fundamentals of Script Writing
  • Introduction to Digital Imaging - Adobe Lightroom

Introduction to Genres of Photography - (4 Months)
  • People & Portrait Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Sports Photography
  • Editorial Photography
  • Fine-Art Photography
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Wedding and Events Photography
  • Food Photography
  • Travel and Landscape Photography
  • Advanced Digital Imaging: Adobe Photoshop

Specialization - Commercial Photography
(4 months)
  • Fashion Photography
  • Product Photography

Specialization - Choose any one additional specialization group (4 months)
  • Travel, Wildlife and Landscape Photography
  • Fine-art , Architecture and Interiors Photography
  • Wedding and Events Photography

Specialization - Study Tour and Certifications
(4 months)
  • 5 days of Study Tour anywhere in India based on the specialization
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • 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 in Commercial 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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Testimonials


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Suhasini Yadav

Enigma Virtulux
Different from all other colleges.. With all the guest lectures & the availability of equipments and the focus on the practical knowledge makes it perfect for the students who try to pursue career in fields like journalism, gaming, sound, photography and film. A proper guidance towards the career is given by the faculty.
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Suhasini Yadav

Enigma Virtulux
Different from all other colleges.. With all the guest lectures & the availability of equipments and the focus on the practical knowledge makes it perfect for the students who try to pursue career in fields like journalism, gaming, sound, photography and film. A proper guidance towards the career is given by the faculty.
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Suhasini Yadav

Enigma Virtulux
Different from all other colleges.. With all the guest lectures & the availability of equipments and the focus on the practical knowledge makes it perfect for the students who try to pursue career in fields like journalism, gaming, sound, photography and film. A proper guidance towards the career is given by the faculty.

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Program Leads


Manasi Raut

HOA – Department of Photography

Kaustubh P. Gogate

Sr. Faculty – Department of Photography

Darayus Italia

Faculty – Department of Photography