Diploma in Photography

Diploma in Photography

“Today everything exists to end in a photograph.”

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A Diploma in Photography is a program that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of photography and the skills required to become a professional photographer. The program typically covers topics such as camera operation, lighting techniques, composition, post-production, and digital workflow.

The duration of the program varies depending on the institution offering it, but it generally takes one to two years to complete.

The diploma in photography program may also offer students opportunities for hands-on experience in various photography genres such as portraiture, landscape, documentary, commercial, and fashion photography.

Upon completion of the program, graduates can pursue careers in various photography fields such as commercial photography, photojournalism, fashion photography, wedding photography, and fine art photography. They can also start their photography business or work as a freelance photographer.

It’s worth noting that while a diploma in photography can provide a strong foundation in photography skills, it’s important to continue learning and developing one’s skills throughout their career as photography technology and techniques constantly evolve.

10th or Higher Secondary or equivalent

Full Time/Part Time

Our students will be given a lot of practice sessions with photography professionals. Classes take place in small groups. The students are taught by a team of highly qualified teachers, each a specialist in their domain. A variety of methodologies will be used, including lecture/presentation, discussions, group work, video discussions, demonstrations, practical sessions, small and large group exercises, studio practices, research-oriented learning, sessions from professionals, internships, and real-time project works.

At Clusters Media College, we believe in practical education than that of the Theoretical one. So we ensure to give 80% of practical and 20% of Theoretical classes. 

Wildlife photography is a genre of photography concerned with documenting various forms of wildlife in their natural habitat. As well as requiring photography skills, wildlife photographers may need field craft skills. Photographing some species may require stalking skills or the use of a hide/blind for concealment.

Aerial photography is the taking of photographs from an aircraft or other flying objects. Platforms for aerial photography include fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, balloons, blimps and dirigibles, rockets, pigeons, kites, parachutes, stand-alone telescoping, and vehicle-mounted poles.

Wedding photography is a specialty in photography that is primarily focused on the photography of events and activities relating to weddings. It may include other types of portrait photography of the couple before the official wedding day, such as a pre-wedding engagement session.

Fashion photography is a genre of photography that is devoted to displaying clothing and other fashion items. Fashion photography is most often conducted for advertisements or fashion magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, or Elle.

Landscape photography shows spaces within the world, sometimes vast and unending, but other times microscopic. Landscape photographs typically capture the presence of nature but can also focus on man-made features or disturbances of landscapes. Landscape photography is done for a variety of reasons.

Portrait photography or portraiture in photography is a photograph of a person or group of people that captures the personality of the subject by using effective lighting, backdrops, and poses. A portrait picture might be artistic, or it might be clinical, as part of a medical study.

Action photography addresses the quest to capture and convey motion in pictures. … Since photography is a still medium, it’s up to the photographer to employ specific camera techniques to shoot a series of shots that will convince the viewer that he or she is not missing a moment of the action.

Food photography is a still life photography genre used to create attractive still life photographs of food. It is a specialization of commercial photography, the products of which are used in advertisements, magazines, packaging, menus or cookbooks.

Model photography shoots are generally used in the fashion industry, whereby a model poses for a photographer either at a studio or in a specific shoot location. A model photography shoot can also refer to a common practice where a photographer is taking photographs of a model for the model’s portfolio.

Nature photography is a wide range of photography taken outdoors and devoted to displaying natural elements such as landscapes, wildlife, plants, and close-ups of natural scenes and textures.

Mobile photography is the art of photography using a smartphone or mobile device. Defined using the philosophy of ‘the best camera is the one that is always with you’ mobile photography is the future of the art form. This photography is discreet, intimate and always accessible to capture a moment.