Bachelor in Fine Arts - Photography

3 Years Degree Program
Highly Practical, Research Oriented and Conducted at state-of-the-art WiFi campus/studios of IIP Academy, this is the most rigorous & professional photography course conducted in Regular batches. Spread across Six semesters, it extends theory, practical and research with experts, faculty & industry veterans, preparing for various genres to the students. So, if you are serious to take up photography as a career, then this is a program for you.

COURSE OVERVIEW

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!

“Intensive, industry-ready creative professional program across various disciplines”

Additional Information

Maximum Seats

18 Seats

Eligibility

12th Class pass Certificate in any stream. Admission is on a first-come-first-served basis.Based on Personal interview with Director

Class Days & Batch Timings

Monday to Friday 10:30am to 5:30pm

Course Fee & Registration

Registration fee Rs.50,000/-
1st Semester Rs. 1,35,000/-
2nd semester Rs. 90,000/-
3rd semester Rs. 1,35,000/-
4th semester Rs. 90,000/-
5th semester Rs. 1,35,000/-
6th semester Rs. 90,000/-
Total Fee Rs. 7,25,000/-
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The Curriculum

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.

14. INTERNSHIP

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.

Alumni Work

Soumya Kanti Dhara
Soumya Kanti Dhara
Prashant Prakash
Prashant Prakash
Chhayank Jindal
Chhayank Jindal
Gaurav Dubariya
Gaurav Dubariya
The Chair
"Photography is my PASSION. I pursue it with a PURPOSE and have built its foundation on PRINCIPLES." Today, there’s a world waiting to be explored, capture and created beyond limits through the photography. A world with never-ending boundaries that holds countless possibilities and opens up zillions of photography opportunities as a form of fine art. And with photography fast emerging as an important subject of learning, the art of photography is emerging as an instrument of change, a melting pot of thoughts and life-changing ideas.One that can effectively document the changing facets of the society and its thinking process like no other. And if you love to embrace the world of photography to hone your learning graph, there’s a lot that will surely open up as possibilities. You can mould yourself as a photography hobbyist, an ardent photographer, a passionate photographer or a full fledged professional successful photographer. But before you choose what to become, everything depends on your instincts, behavior, dedication, devotion, determination and hard work to realize the goal of becoming a photographer.
“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.”