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    1. Professional Diploma In art of Photography
    2. Kgte in Photography
    3. NSQF Level Certification

    "Good system, facilities, syllabus as well as college have strict rules. If you want to make a career in photography and videography, then CreativeHut is the best college inIndia." - Shyam Prasad, Sr. Videographer, Marrow, Bangalore (Alumni, 13 th Batch)

    Professional diploma in art of photography course is aimed to prepare the students for their professional career. Indeed, the course syllabus gets updated every year, on the basis of the growing trends and requirements in the industry.
    We conduct one year residential program inspired by the Gurukul way of education. And  offer all three programs together so that at a time you can benefit to be the best in the industry. At the end of the course, students need to create a portfolio with different generes of photography and cinematography. Furthermore, we help our students to undergo online degree courses or distance education degree programs too.

    For that reason, Creative Hut is known to be the first college in India to introduce Cinematography or videography in Diploma photography course structure. It is first of its kind to benefit each student with four different portfolios in a year. Furthermore, with photography classes, indoor and outdoor practices, study tours, short film, documentary making, photo walks, photo talks, studio practices, guest lectures, facilities like hostel and food in the campus etc... you would find it as one of the best photography courses in India. The best part of this professional photography and KGTE in Photography course in Kerala is the full-time faculty guidance for photography specializations, cinematography and editing.



    Certificates are issued on the basis of regular assessment and evaluation conducted by respective educational departments.
    kgte in photography
    skill india nsdc logo
    Professional Diploma in Art of Photography and Cinematography
    Certificate provided by Creative Hut Institute of Photography and Film

    Government recognised certificate provided by Media and Entertainment Skill Council (MESC) under Skill India
    Director of Photography (NSQF level 6)
    Assistant Cameraman (NSQF level 4)

    Kerala Government Technical Examination (KGTE) in Photography
    Certificate Course provided by Directorate of Technical Education Kerala

    Adobe Certified Professionals
    Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere Pro


    The Syllabus of Professional Diploma In Photography includes

    Creative Hut offers one the best photography courses in India with a well-structured syllabus. Indeed, the aim of the course is to provide students with the necessary photography skills for them to become professional photographers, cinematographers, and designers. Learning, applying, and experimenting are the core components of the course.


    101. Art and Science of Photography
    102.  Photojournalism  and Videojournalism
    103. Lighting Languages and Aesthetics
    104. Cinematography and Editing
    105.  Advertising Photography 
    106.  Travel and Wildlife   Photography
    107.  Communication and Working Skills
    108.  Branding and  Digital Marketing
    109.  Photo and  Video Editing
    110.  Concept and Portfolio Development


    PY 1711 : Fundamentals of Photography
    PY 1712 : Photojournalism and Aesthetics
    PY 1713 : Lighting Language and Colour Manipulation
    PY 1714 : Videography and Video Editing
    PY 1715 : Advertising Photography
    PY 1716 : Nature and Wildlife Photography
    PY 1717 : English and Working Skills
    PY1717 : Industrial Internship


    PDAP 101

    The best choice for building your future career in photography. The first step to becoming a good photographer is to learn the basics.

    Most importantly, this course is for developing your creativity and technical understanding of digital photography. As a result, the aim is to strengthen your foundation in photography. It covers the understanding of photography, photographic techniques, history of photography, history of the camera and camera, the structures of digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) and mirrorless cameras, camera settings, different kinds of lenses, DSLR cameras, aspects of photography, exposure triangle etc...

    The first step towards exploring photography is to know technical aspects of your camera and its accessories. Learning the basics of DSLR and mirrorless photography is what makes your foundation in photography and cinematography stronger.

    UNIT - I

    First Unit covers, technology has made us from using large cameras to small mirrorless cameras. History has made us to tell the stories in 1000 words.

    UNIT - II

    Second Unit covers, basics of exposure, focusing, different photography and camera techniques. How camera sensors convert light into digital signals.

    UNIT - III
    Color Science & Color Management

    Third Unit covers, learn to make images look more pleasing and meaningful with the knowledge of color theory and color management.


    PDAP 102
    and Videojournalism

    Photojournalism is journalistic writing that uses images to tell stories. It usually only refers specifically to still images, but it can also refer to video that has been used in video journalism.

    Photojournalism is an industry where visual storytelling plays a vital role. Students here not only learn to convey messages through their images but they also make reports of the factual aspects of the topics through their writing. They develop the ability to interpret and create meaningful information in the forms of text and visuals. Especially, if they're suitable for different types of media.

    We provide guidance to the students to travel around different parts of the world according to their interest. It makes them add the photos part of the portfolio.

    UNIT - I

    First of all, here understanding of different types and ways of communication, journalism, reportage & writing are the keys in it.

    UNIT - II
    Visual Literacy

    After that, they learn how to recognize different types of objects, visual perception, composition and framing effectively the story- telling images.

    UNIT - III

    Finally, they learn about the ethics in photojournalism, copyright laws, and the major forms of photojournalism.


    PDAP 103
    The Languages and Aesthetics of Lighting

    Light is the language of photography and pattern of light convey information just as surely as spoken words. The information that light conveys is clear and specific.

    The emphasis here is having an understanding of the lighting technique. With studio equipment, not only with studio equipment but with both the natural lights (sunlight) and artificial studio lights. Photography is taken to the next step by studying the qualities of the light, and modifying the lighting in terms of highlights and shadow, form, texture and colour, etc...

    Like any other language, lighting has a grammar and a dictionary. Luckily, photography lighting is a lot easier than mastering a foreign language. Physics, not social whims, makes the rules.

    UNIT - I
    The Physics and Aesthetics of Light

    Students start by learning how to use strobe lights, then learn how to modify them, explore the use of speed lights in photography, and control over light to create images with depth and form.

    UNIT - II
    The Language
    of Light

    Next, they study the qualities and characteristics of light, and modify them in terms of highlights and shadows, form, texture and color.

    UNIT - III
    With Strobes

    Finally, practical training is given more priority than theoretical knowledge. Indeed this is the point at which students begin experimenting and creating different light patterns in photography.


    PDAP 104
    Art and Principles
    of Cinematography

    A cinematographer creates a unique setting for the creative vision and technical expertise required for a career as a cinematographer.

    Students here are taught about moving images. Especially, this session was more interesting and interactive. The course covers all important aspects of advertising with the right ingredients by covering marketing strategies, budgeting, creative, and familiarizing yourself, Documentary and short film making.

    A cinematographer also known as director of photography is someone who has mastered the use of movie cameras and their technical and artistic capabilities. A cinematographer interprets the director’s vision into reality by capturing the story into moving images. The cinematography program includes all aspects of art revolving around handling camera angles, lighting to help control various shots, etc., including the post-production phase. This program includes a series of activities including workshops, technical expertise, project assignments, and classroom sessions.

    UNIT - I
    Foundation of Filmmaking

    Understanding of the videographic techniques, settings, camera settings, camera angles, etc., and understanding the lighting as per it is important.

    UNIT - II
    Principle of Visual Grammar

    Furthermore, they learn to prepare story, storyboards, and screenplay for short films, documentaries and advertisements. Learn screenwriting for feature films, commercials, documentaries, etc.

    UNIT - III
    Aesthetics of

    Finally, explore the structures of DSLR and mirror-less videography, audio, and video editing. Editing isn't just about learning software; it's also about understanding narrative structure, performance, and storyboarding.

    MES/ Q 0901 : Director of Photography (NSQF Level 7)

    Individuals at this job need to determine the visual style of the production. They finalize locations and equipment that will be used. During shoots, they guide efforts of the camera crew and collaborate with lighting and grips to capture the desired look for the end-product.

    MES/ Q 0903 Assistant Cameraman (NSQF Level 4)

    Individuals at this job are responsible to mark focus lengths based on the required composition and focus and refocus the camera lenses during shoots. They are also responsible to set-up/dismantle camera equipment.


    PDAP 105

    This style is used mainly in bridal magazines or for portraying bridal fashion. Wedding photographers often use couples as models for their photos, resulting in dramatic shots. And also covers Product and Food Photography.

    Advertising and commercial photography sessions include the understanding of trends in clothing and its requirements.

    Furthermore, this Fashion and wedding photo shoot course session, is all-about capturing the moods and expressions. Students here also learn the aspects of capturing real moments in wedding photography. They also acquire the practical fashion shoots and conceptual shoots, outdoor and studio photography with appropriate lighting settings.

    UNIT - I
    Fashion And Wedding Photography

    Here one learns the aspects of lighting setups used for indoor as well as for outdoor fashion photography conceptual shoots

    UNIT - II
    Product and Jewelry

    Further, the cosmetics (such as makeup), textiles (such as clothing), crockery (such as plates), jewelry (such as necklaces), electronic materials are trained to be photographed both indoors and outdoors.

    UNIT - III
    Food and beverage

    This session covers the photography of various types of food and dishes both in cooked (prepared) and uncooked (raw) presentations.


    PDAP 106
    Travel and Wildlife

    Travel photography is a type of photography that documents landscapes, people, cultures, traditions, and history.

    Wildlife photography is a type of photography concerned with documenting different types of wildlife in their natural habitats.

    This course is designed to teach you how to capture nature photography and its wonderful animals through wildlife photography. Students learn from animal behavior to ecology and conservation, and practical knowledge about insects photography, birds and animals photography. This particular session of the travel and wildlife photography course allows the students to explore different parts of Kerala. Students are also given opportunities to take part in national and international nature and wildlife photography tours, which include visits to parks and reserves.

    UNIT - I
    Landscape Photography

    First stage, is about applying different perspectives of composing and capturing the various elements of nature. For example, in the concept of nature photographs, landscape photography, and travel photography.

    UNIT - II
    Macro Photography

    Next level is to understand how to use different accessories and capture the tiny insects and capture them with appropriate composition. Not only the macro, but also the birds, reptiles, amphibians, etc...

    UNIT - III
    Wildlife Photography

    Lastly, its part of understanding & capturing the actions & emotions of birds and animals. We travel through the different parks and forests. Finally we work for our portfolio.


    and Working Skills

    Photographs are used as a medium of persuasion because they control the emotions of the viewer. The production of images for communication with their viewers undergoes a critical stage.

    The course intends to develop both the communicative and soft skills of the learners thus developing him/her to be more productive at the workplace. The course follows the task based, process to product and activity oriented curriculum. Here learning is knowledge construction and learners interact with the study materials, with the teachers and the peer groups and with his surroundings to generate knowledge.

    Communication is undoubtedly an important part of any profession. Therefore, students are here to develop both communication skills and soft skills. As a result, people who use them become more productive at their jobs. Furthermore, here learning is knowledge creation where students interact with the material, with their teachers, and with their peers to create new knowledge.

    UNIT - I
    English for
    day to day life

    Use appropriate language forms/structures for various functions and situations. Select correct vocabulary and apply them in meaningful contexts. Use appropriate language forms for agreeing, disagreeing, suggesting, permitting, requesting etc.

    UNIT - II
    Positive thinking
    & self confidence

    Tackle life's challenges more confidently, maintain a positive mental outlook, and eliminate negative thoughts and feelings from your life. Be more successful by coping better with the daily affairs of your life, bringing positive changes into your life, and making yourself happier.

    UNIT - III
    Presentation skills
    & Working with team

    Presentation content should be planned ahead of time, organized coherently, and delivered with clarity and impact. Be confident, and understand your own body language as well as that of other people.

    Branding and
    Digital Marketing

    Learning digital marketing will help you both as an entrepreneur and a content creator.

    Learning becomes more fun when you learn how to promote your works effectively. Particularly, using digital technologies with varied digital platforms. Ultimately, it's about knowing how to make people know about your works, products, services, and most important about your brand.

    Understand how inbound marketing, paid advertising, social media marketing, web analytics, and other top-of-mind marketing functions work together. Through this course, we'll teach you about content marketing, social media marketing, email marketing, mobile marketing, SEO and digital campaigns.

    UNIT - I

    Firstly, understanding the uses and importance of graphic design in the fields of photography and cinematography. Learning the latest technology such as ChatGPT, other AI tools and software for better branding.

    UNIT - II

    Learning the art of Designing and then designing your portfolio are the two most important things you need to focus on during this session. Design various concept-based logos and posters using designing software.

    UNIT - III

    Students will design their final portfolios using the editing & design software techniques they learned during the course. Finally, each student will prepare his/her own digital and printed portfolios.

    PDAP 109
    Photo and
    Video Editing

    Editing photos is the act of changing the appearance of an image. Video editing is the process of manipulating and arranging video shots.

    This course teaches practical skills for photo editing. You'll learn multiple editing programs including Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. And also teach Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign software for Book Design, Album Design and Portfolio Design

    During video editing sessions, We focus on Adobe Prelude, Adobe Premier Pro. And also teach Adobe Audition for audio editing. The focus of this lesson is discovering how professionals work taking footage starting to finish.  With grading, you get to really define your creative and artistic style. Editing is usually considered to be just one part of the post-production process — other post-proces­sion tasks include titling, color correction, sound mixing, and so on.

    UNIT - I
    Brand Creation and Magazine Design

    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe Indesign

    UNIT - II
    Photo Editing and Color Grading

    Adobe Lightroom
    Adobe Photoshop

    UNIT - III
    Film Editing
    and Sound Editing

    Adobe Audition
    Adobe Premier

    Kind Note : Further, students themselves need to compulsorily purchase and install the licensed software.

    Concept and
    Portfolio Development

    Create a portfolio in photography and brand book, and finally make a short film or documentary film.

    Practical subjects require each candidate to work out individually and create their own portfolio. A photography portfolio can be built on your main specialization or portfolio can be built on different subjects. And cinematography students will be able to prepare a story, screenplay, storyboard and cinematography. And needs makes short films or documentaries will be the collection, voices, dialogues, music, videos, interviews etc.


    The student should undertake an industrial internship at any photographic studio /media organisation/ film Industry or related industrial establishment/professionals etc.

    Interns should ensure they attend every day of their internship. Absence if any is allowed based on the merits of the case. If you attend less than 80% of the internship period, you will not receive credit for the internship. The internship is intended for students to gain real world experience operating cameras, lighting setups, shooting and editing under the supervision of industry professionals It refers to work experiences that are relevant to professional development prior to the completion of the program.

    Diploma in Photography : FEES DETAILS

    Professional Photography Course Program

    Course fees:
    1. Tuition Fees: Rs.265678 + 18% GST
    2. Hostel & Food : Rs.90000
    3. Caution Deposit : Rs.10000 (Refundable)
    4. Exam Fees : Extra
    5. Models & Products, Tours for Portfolio : Extra

    Needs to Bring

    1. Laptop (8 Gb Graphic Card + 64 GB Ram + 2TB Hard disk) Not compulsory to have same configuration. If you have any laptop which will be suited for design software, then you can bring. But compulsorily needs to bring one laptop.
    2. Any Dslr or Mirrorless camera + Lens (18-105 mm or 18 -135 mm or 24-120 mm or 24 -135 mm)
    3. Lens according to your specialisation buy prime or Tele, Wide Lenses.

    Easy Payment Schedule

    Fees can be paid in installments

    a. At the time of Admission: Rs.5555/ + 18% GST = Rs.6555/-
    b. 1st Installment: Rs.123131.50-+ 18% GST = Rs.145295/-
    c. 2nd Installment: Rs.100000/-
    d. 3rd Installment: Rs.86491.50/-+ 18% GST = Rs.102060/-
    d. 4th Installment: Rs.50500/-+ 18% GST = Rs.59590/-

    Kind Note

    1. All National & International tour costs will be extra.
    2. All the taxes and charges imposed by the Government from time to time are applicable to the fees and are to be compulsorily paid by each student. At present, the GST is 18% and further any change in it will be applicable on the fee.
    3. Fee once paid is nontransferable and nonrefundable.


    This course offered by Creative Hut is a residential course only. We offer photography courses in Kerala and our students come from all over India.

    Hostel and Food : Rs. 90000/- (Food and Accommodation)


    1. Dormitory room : In one room 3 to 8.
    2. WIFI Facility Available
    3. Bed (Cot) Provided
    4. Iron box for common use
    5. Paid laundry service available (if required)

    Needs to Bring

    Mattress, Mug, Bucket and personal belongings.

    Kind Note
    Students must take care of the infrastructures of the hostel and the institute such as plates, cups, iron box, washing machine, shelves, cot, table, chairs, fans, studio accessories, etc... and maintain it properly. If any repairs and maintenance of the same is required due to its damage or improper handling, then it will be borne by the students.


    Best Portfolio, Tour is essential We organize National and International tours during the courses. However, it is to be noted that the cost of these tours need to be borne by the students themselves. Henceforth, the tour costs and expense will be informed to the students. Another key point, is that all tours are not compulsory.

    Kind Note

    1. Tour costs for all national as well as international tours are additional and are not included in the course fees.
    2. Interested students need to pay it in the first month of the course.

    Diploma in Photography : Eligibility Criteria

    Photography Course after 10th 

    Candidates with a minimum qualification of 10th grade from any state or central board may also apply for the exam. However, on the grounds of their experience in the industry and or the interview with him/her, his/her application for the same may considered.

    Photography Course after 12th

    Any stream (Science, Commerce or Arts) with at least 10+2 passes from a recognized board. Students who meet these requirements are eligible to take this course.

    Photography Courses after Graduation

    Any Graduation students can also apply. Graduation is not compulsory. An entrance exam cannot fulfill to find an applicant. We need a student who is willing to do hard work and has patience.

    Diploma in Photography : DURATION

    Candidates will be pursuing this course with the study structure implemented by the institute, from time to time. Particularly, there are instructional classes including the theory classes, practical classes, fieldwork, and Portfolio of altogether 1 Year duration ie. 216 to 240 days.

    Note : This total duration includes the sessions to cover the syllabus of PDAP,  KGTE & MESC.


    Before joining our course we recommend going through our student's creative portfolios. Creative Hut is not a place for time wasting, it is a professional space where you can learn and grow. Part of the course you can do any one of the photography and Cinematography Portfolio. Then, Why are you worrying for job?.


    a. Product Photography
    b. Food Photography
    c. Fashion Photography
    d. Jewelry Photography
    e. Table top Photography
    f. Pet Photography
    g. Interior Photography
    h. Editorial Photography


    a. Animal Photography 
    b. Birds Photography
    c. Insects Photography
    d. Reptiles Photography
    e. Amphibian Photography
    f. Fish Photography


    a. Wildlife Photography
    b. Landscape Photography
    c. Documentary Photography
    d. Street Photography
    e. Portrait Photography
    f. Architecture Photography
    g. Sports Photography
    h. Under water Photography
    i. Automobile Photography
    j. Abstract Photography


    a. Short Film
    b. Ad Film
    c. Documentary Film

    Diploma in Photography : CAREER OPPORTUNITY

    Every candidate must complete an internship for at least one month. We want to help make sure you succeed. We will help you be the next industry leader!.  By preparing a resume, approaching companies, specializing in photography, creating a portfolio, and building a brand book and cinematography portfolio. With life long career support.


    a. Travel Photographer
    b. Wildlife Photographer
    c. Photojournalist
    e. Landscape Photographer
    f. Birds Photographer
    g. Macro Photographer
    h. Abstract Photographer
    i. Architecture Photographer
    j. Editorial Photographer


    a. Fashion Photographer
    b. Food Photographer
    c. Product Photographer
    d. Advertising Photographer
    e. Sports Photographer
    f. Automobile Photographer
    g. Pet Photographer
    h. Interior Photographer
    i. Underwater Photographer
    j. Jewelry Photographer
    k. Table top Photographer
    l. Event Photographer
    m. Wedding Photographer


    a. Freelance Photographer
    b. Photography Industry


    a. Script Writer
    b. Cinematographer
    c. Videographer
    d. Content Creator
    e. Video editor

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