DEGREE IN PHOTOGRAPHY (PUNE)

Duration
  • 3 Years
Eligibility
  • 12th/ High School/ Equivalent
  • D-SLR Camera with Basic Lens Kit
Course Commences on
  • 8th August 2022
Awards (On Completion)
  • B.Sc. (Photography) degree from Ajeenkya D Y Patil University located in Pune

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  • ABOUT PROGRAM
  • CURRICULUM
  • SOFTWARES & GEARS
  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • FAQs
  • Introduction to various facets of media industry
  • Fundamentals of Visualisation and storytelling
  • Fundamentals of camera and Creative techniques
  • Application of aesthetics and composition in photography
  • Insights into color theory and color psychology
  • Introduction to various genres of photography
  • In-depth study of natural and artificial lighting and it's application in photography
  • In-depth study and working on Commercial photography and its various types
  • Methodical approach to editing and in-depth practical experience of editing softwares like Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Lightroom
  • Concept development and ideation for specialization
  • Industry standard portfolio building
  • Understanding digital marketing and print management
  • Soft skills development
  • Internship

ADYPU students get to choose a minor apart from their Specialisation. These minor subjects compliment the skills learnt under their Specialisation or Majors. Please click here to find the list of minor subjects

Photography is a highly evolved art and a means of storytelling through static pictures. Along with an eye for detail, professional photographers require a perfect blend of technical expertise and creativity. These days, anyone with a good smartphone or a basic camera claims to be a ‘photographer,’ but to gain industry recognition, a high level of proficiency in the art is essential.

The perfect start to acquiring the knowledge and expertise you require is by enrolling in one of Seamedu’s photography courses after your 12th grade. Rated as one of the best photography schools in India, we offer a Bachelor of Photography degree course in Pune.

Seamedu’s Bachelor of Photography is widely regarded as the ideal choice to help you acquire the right balance of theoretical knowledge and practical training. This degree opens the doors to further specialization in photography fields like wedding, portrait, fashion, commercial, architecture, sports, and more.

Our professional photography course (B.Sc in Photography) will help you master both creative and technical proficiencies. Moreover, our association with the industry experts will give you insights into the real-world-photography – setting you up for a successful career.

Here’s a sneak peek of what you will learn at our photography institute in Pune.

Semester 1
  • Media & Communication Concepts
  • Foundation of Photography
  • Aesthetics & Colour Theory
  • Lighting Techniques
  • History Project (Any One)
    -Cyanotype Printing Project
    - Pinhole Camera Project
  • General Education I
  • General Education II

Semester 2
  • Media Technology
  • Portrait Photography
  • Still Life Photography
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Portrait Project (Any One)
    -Painting Recreation Project
    - Self Portrait Project
  • General Education III
  • General Education IV

Semester 3
  • Media Laws & Ethics
  • Documentary & Street Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Free Elective I
  • General Education V
  • General Education VI
  • Minor I

Semester 4
  • Research Techniques
  • Fine Art & Conceptual Photography
  • Industrial,Architecture & Automobile Photography
  • Free Elective II
  • General Education VII
  • General Education VIII
  • Minor II

Semester 5
  • Genre Project I (Any One)
    - Advertising Photography
    - Photojournalism
  • Image Manipulation & Retouching
  • Internship Project
  • Moving Images
  • Fine Art Research Project
  • Minor III

Semester 6
  • Major Project II (Any One)
    - Nature & Wildlife Photography
    - Fine Art Photography
  • Graduation Project
  • Internship
  • Minor IV

ADYPU students get to choose a minor apart from their Specialisation. These minor subjects compliment the skills learnt under their Specialisation or Majors. Please click here to find the list of minor subjects

    Software
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Capture One
    Gears
  • DSLR cameras (Canon & Nikon)
  • Standard & Special purpose Lenses (Prime & Zoom lenses, Macro lenses, Fish-eye lenses etc.)
  • Strobes & other lighting equipment (Elinchrom & Godox lights, Ring light, Speedlights etc.)
    Studio Accessorries
  • Standard & Specialized Light Modifiers (Standard Reflectors, Strips & Octaboxes, Beauty dish, Parabolic reflector etc.
  • State-of-the Art Accessories (Manfrotto Tripods, Polarizer & ND filters, Light tent, Cutomized backdrops, Props & Styling equipment etc.)
  • Well-euipped studio space with dedicated makeup / dressing room.
  • Advertising agencies & Production houses - Product photographer, Fashion Photographer, Food photographer
  • E-commerce agencies - E-commerce photographer
  • Media & Press - Photojournalist
  • Industrial houses - Architecture & Interior photographer, Industrial photographer
  • Sports magazine & agencies - Sports photographer
  • Event managment companies - Wedding photographer, Event photographer
  • Travel magazines and companies - Travel photographer, Wildlife photographer
  • Retouching agenices - Image editor, Image retoucher
  • Various other allied photography industries
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.
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.
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!
I know the basics of photography. How can Seamedu’s photography course benefit me?

Seamedu School of Pro-Expressionism’s digital photography course is designed to help you transform from a beginner or amateur photographer to an expert. The photography program offered in Pune covers everything – from the fundamental principles of photography to advanced concepts and practical applications. The course is split into semesters to help students advance from the basics to the nitty-gritty of the subject.

Whether you have some or no knowledge of photography, this course can enable you to become a proficient, industry-ready, and highly skilled photographer. Apart from these benefits, you also have access to some of the most reputed industry professionals in the form of faculty members, exposure to industry-standard equipment and software (Photoshop, Lightroom, Bridge and Capture One), and lots of projects to help you practically apply what you learn in the classroom.

What are the courses available at the photography institute based in Pune?

Seamedu’s Pune campus is home to aspiring photographers and creative youngsters who dream big. In Pune, the institute primarily offers two comprehensive photography courses :

  • Degree Program - BA in Photography
  • Diploma Program- Diploma in Commercial Photography

The degree course in photography is a three-year-long program (split into six semesters) that you can apply for after completing 12th grade or its equivalent in any stream. It is designed to equip students with the right set of skills, knowledge, and technical proficiencies required to enter the industry.

The diploma program, on the other hand, can be completed in just 12 months. Again, the prerequisite for this course is the same as above.

Both programs are great for those who wish to learn the nuances of photography and build a solid foundation in the subject. The courses have a significant practical component that ensures students get plenty of opportunities to apply concepts and ideas to their projects and assignments.

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.
Does Seamedu Pune provide job placement after the completion of this photography course?

Seamedu has a stellar placement record that is evident from its illustrious alumni and industry tie-ups. The institute has a dedicated placement cell that offers placement assistance to students all year round.

With placement partners like Reliance MediaWorks, Toolbox Studio, TV9, iSN Global Solutions, Blue Frog, Krisang Motion Pictures, Balaji, ABP News, Asianet News and Byju’s, Seamedu’s tie-ups with leading production houses, studios, news outlets, and media companies give students the best chance to land rewarding opportunities after the completion of their photography course.

Our students are also encouraged to take up internships and assist professional photographers during the course, so they can learn on the job and also develop their professional network in the process.

Where have the Seamedu photography Pune alumni been placed?

You are likely to find Seamedu alumni working in various media and entertainment industry subsets, including prominent studios, production houses, magazines, digital marketing companies, advertising agencies, film studios, news channels, newspapers and more.

TV9, ABP News, Asianet News, Byju’s, Balaji, Krisang Motion Pictures, Carousel India, Reliance MediaWorks, CNN IBN, and Ramanora Global are just a few examples of the college’s placement partners.

Several Seamedu students have landed incredible gigs after the successful completion of their photography courses in India and abroad. Head to our YouTube channel to watch what our beloved alumni have to say about their experience at Seamedu and the amazing career opportunities it has paved the way for.

By whom will the photography course at Seamedu Pune be taught?

You can only become the best version of yourself if you are mentored by the best in the business. This has always been Seamedu’s philosophy, right since its inception. Over the years, our photography department has been studded with some of the biggest names in the industry.

The photography department at Seamedu is led by Manasi Raut, a photography professional international experience in commercial Photography. Nilesh Kakade, Purnendu Bala, Bhavna Sharma, Alok Katkar, Sharon Nisha Patrick, Sachin Chandane and Purva Gadre are some of the prominent names that feature on our faculty list.

There is also a long (and quite illustrious) list of industry experts who turn up at our campus frequently to deliver guest lectures, conduct practical workshops, speak at seminars or events and interact with our students.

Does Seamedu Pune provide hands-on training in their photography course?

Yes, our courses are designed around our philosophy of ‘learning by doing’ or experiential learning. A large part of the training offered at Seamedu is focused on providing aspiring photographers with abundant practical experience.

The photography degree and diploma programs are replete with practical assignments, live projects, indoor and outdoor shoots, editing and post-processing projects, and even internship opportunities. We emphasize on this aspect because we understand that just theoretical knowledge and classroom training are not enough to learn the craft of photography.

Our photography students get ample opportunities to observe professionals at work, learn how photography equipment is handled, and apply their theoretical training in a variety of real-world settings. This not only helps them learn advanced techniques but also gives them a chance to unleash their ideas and creativity.

How is Seamedu Pune’s infrastructure from a photography point of view?

Seamedu School of Pro-Expressionism is widely regarded as one of the premier photography institutes in the country. With its oldest branch nestled in the quietude of Pune, the Seamedu campus is always buzzing with student activity. The campus, based in the rapidly developing Baner-Balewadi area, is spacious and offers just the perfect environment for learning.

Seamedu Pune has state-of-the-art infrastructure, with facilities like professional studios, high-end workstations, industry-standard gear, large classrooms and labs enabled with the latest in digital technology. From a photography perspective, the campus is equipped with cutting-edge tools, lighting equipment, high-end professional cameras, editing software, and more. From Nikon to Canon to Elinchrom – you get nothing less than the best!

Students Successfully Placed


RajatSawwalakhe

Rajat Sawwalakhe

Pratibimb Photogaphy
Pradyumna Kingaonkar

Pradyumna Kingaonkar

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Saptirishi Mukherjee

Saptirishi Mukherjee

The New Indian Express
Abhishek Joshi

Abhishek Joshi

Pratibimb Photography
RajatSawwalakhe

Rajat Sawwalakhe

Pratibimb Photogaphy
Pradyumna Kingaonkar

Pradyumna Kingaonkar

Photography Triviummediagroup
Saptirishi Mukherjee

Saptirishi Mukherjee

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Abhishek Joshi

Abhishek Joshi

Pratibimb Photography

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