Bachelor in Fine Arts - Photography
The program facilitates learning in purpose-designed studios using latest technology and digital photographic equipment.This program integrates theoretical, conceptual and industry based models of photographic practice as they apply to the media and communication industry.
You will actively engage in the production of images that speak to the vibrant cultural dynamic of contemporary image production and exchange. You will be challenged to produce work that responds to the critical discourses in both local and global contexts and you will explore emerging technologies, while also analyzing and synthesizing their relevance to your own image making.As a professional practitioner with specialist knowledge in photography, you will have the awareness and skills to interpret and shape your field once you graduate. We offer robust Industrial Training in various sectors to all our students.
So, if you are passionate about taking photography as a serious profession, then this is the program, for you! Enroll Now!
1. History of Photography
This is an introductory Module in digital photography. In this module, students will be introduced to history, art and culture of photography. Study of masters across various genres of art will be the primary focus. Students will get exposed to how photography gets its inspiration from various artistic mediums. Field visits to art galleries, museum, presentations and exercise to engage students for hands-on experimentation to develop vision.
2. Visual Studies
Along with the study of historical influences on photography, the module covers photography techniques and theories. Basics of color and black and white photography. Students will broadly understand photography as an artistic medium through reading, critiques, class discussions and field trips. As part of visual development, this module covers understanding of 2D & 3D animation, drawing and sketching sessions.
3. Photography Techniques
In this module, students learn the basics of photographic compositions and master how to handle their cameras. Students are given extensive knowledge of the technicalities like shutter speed, aperture and ISO etc. Students will master these and other technicalities to shoot picture perfect frames.
4. Art Appreciation
Learning arts best done by looking at the work of masters, in this module, students learn the art of reading and analyzing images. Students get the exposure to various art forms and masters of photography and the art world. Students are given projects and presentations to improve their knowledge and enhance their vision.
5. Basic Image Editing Processing
In this module, students are given in depth knowledge of various image-editing software like Photoshop, Lightroom and Bridge etc. The students also learn the art of image manipulation like dodging and burning, black and white conversion, skin retouching etc. Students will get exposure of how to edit RAW files and convert then into final JPEG files.
6. Image Printing, Presentation Sharing Techniques
Image printing is a very important process for a photographer, as showcasing of work requires eye-catching presentation. In this module, students learn various techniques of printing from the old processes like dark room printing to the new age digital printing. Students also learn the art of bookmaking, magazine printing, framing for an exhibition etc. The intense knowledge of printing gives our students edge for making professional portfolios.
7. Contemporary Art Forms
This module emphasis on History of Art in India, artistic practices and various themes. Social, economic and political contexts along with detail study about patronage and stylistic influences. Further, the students will be exposed to contemporary art forms, introduction to fundamental principles for three dimensional form and design.
8. Literary and Critical Studies
Introduction to literature and research practices, where students are required to develop essays based on critical analysis across the range of the genres. Emphasis is on using writing as an extension of the thought process and developing research skills. These module students will work research based projects covering photography genres – documentary, photo-journalism and travel.
9. Studio Photography
Major commercial photography happens inside the studio. We give our students extensive training in the studio environment to develop their vision towards product, portraiture and fashion photography. Students learn how to setup their individual studios and implement different kind of shoots with various equipments. Specialized workshops on fashion photography are also arranged.
10. Advanced Photography Practice
Students are given knowledge of various creative techniques used in photography. Students get exposure to documentary, travel and wildlife photography. Various field trips are organized to give the students apt knowledge of these fields.
11. CAMPAIGN + VIVA
12. Self-Branding and Commercials of Photography
A photographer is his/her best marketer. This module covers all the aspects related to setting up and expanding the business for a photographer.
13. Specialization/Final Portfolio
A well-made portfolio for a photographer is a ladder for success. We aim to impart our full knowledge to our students to bring out the best in them. Students start developing their respective portfolios since the very beginning of the course. Mentors help the students to portray their best skills in the portfolio.
We at IIP are dedicated to provide our students with on the job training with various brands. Even before passing out from the institute our students get the knowledge of working in a big corporate and become ready to become the next leaders in the market.
15. FINAL PROJECT SUBMISSION
The students, in order to complete their degree will have to submit their portfolio based on the specialization the student chooses to pursue.
“Life is a lot more enriched with myriad experiences but my passion for photography has rewarded me with a new perspective to look at the life around me. It is my mission to impart this knowledge to the upcoming ardent photographers; aiding them to look at life with a bold, new perspective.”