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Professional diploma in Wildlife Photojournalism
Knowing the Natural World through your viewfinder
Wild life photography has now become the hobby for many photography lovers. The quality that you achieve from today’s digital cameras is excellent which allows you to manipulate the image afterwards. This wildlife photography course or wildlife Photojournalism in India is suitable to all photographers wishing to improve their techniques with any dslr camera and at any level. This Course is not merely a course that takes you to the best places at the best times but it gives you the technical skills and practical knowledge for capturing striking travel and wild life images. For wild life photography you need to learn and improve the ability of patience, flexibility, adaptability and vast curiosity in the work, etc...
What you are going to learn?
This Wildlife Photojournalism Course in Kerala, India provides you with a wide range of skills, knowledge of the camera techniques, practical knowledge, photography equipment and its usage. This course offers you with the knowledge of how to make the best of any real life photographic situation and produce images of a consistently high quality. You will be learning not only how to operate a camera, but also learn to become immersed in the surroundings and anticipate the moments of wildlife. This professional wildlife photography course is a specialization course that would definitely help you in improving the technical knowledge as well as with the knowledge to respond to new environments and situations, under constantly changing conditions.
Explore your Curriculum
Syllabus for the wildlife photography course covers from the basics of a DSLR camera to the specializations in this field. The course curriculum is designed in such a way that one undergoes the designing or the digital image designing along with the basics and practical field experiences.
FUNDAMENTAL OF PHOTOGRAPHY
DSLR CAMERA AND ACCESSORIES
Understanding various types of camera, Classification of cameras on the basis of film size, focusing arrangements and other factors. Get to know various cameras available, types of DSLR cameras and various digital cameras, construction of digital image sensor, pixels and resolutions. Working of DSLR camera, Introduction to various modes in DSLR camera, Priority modes - Aperture priority mode, Shutter Speed priority mode, program mode, other modes and understanding of manual mode. Introduction to various DSLR camera accessories, different lenses and their uses, filters in photography, types of filters, U.V filter, Polarizing filter, ND filter, close-up filters and their uses.
EXPOSURE AND METERING IN DSLR CAMERA
Understanding of Exposure in Photography, Understanding of aperture and stops in photography, shutter speed and exposure time, relation between F-number and shutter speed, Equivalent exposure settings, Use of specific shutter speed depending upon lighting conditions, use of faster and slower shutter speeds and its differences, long exposures, ISO and noise in photography, Exposure triangle, etc... Tricks of Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO. Understanding various metering options in DSLR cameras that include partial, evaluative zone or matrix, centre-weighted and spot metering, its differences and uses
FOCUS AND DEPTH OF FIELD
Understanding what focus on photography, knowing focus points, focal length, focus area, focus plane, autofocus and manual focus. Understanding what does DOF, types of the depth of field, the method to apply depth of field, Different factors affecting DOF, the relation between focus and depth of field.
IMAGE QUALITY AND HISTOGRAMS
Understanding of different formats and resolutions of photographs like Raw, JPG and Tiff. Understanding a histogram for the image and reading the image as per its histogram. Digital Image editing with software.
WHITE BALANCE AND PICTURE STYLE
Introduction to colours, Colors, Primary and secondary colours, complementary colours, the colour of light, etc…understanding what is the white balance, its process and purpose in DSLR camera, various white balance options, getting correct colour balance in a photograph and setting white balance in camera, Custom white balance. Introduction to various picture style options in DSLR, its uses and settings.
FOUNDATION OF LIGHTING
Understanding the nature of light, its colour and characteristics, understanding natural light, the spectrum of light, the direction of natural light and its effect on images. Knowing the advantages and disadvantages of bright sunlight, introduction to backlighting, front lighting, understanding what are silhouettes and its application in wildlife photography.
VISUAL LITERACY AND PHOTOJOURNALISM
Understanding the composition and framing of images, use of different shots and angles in photography, understanding and applying rules and how to apply wildlife photojournalism.
We teach you to understand the editing of wildlife photographs.
BEHAVIOUR OF ANIMALS, BIRDS AND INSECTS
We teach you to understand the behaviour of wild animals.
UNDERSTANDING INSECTS AND BIRD PHOTOGRAPHY
Introduction to Insects and bird photography, its scope and opportunities, knowing various accessories for insects and birds photography, understanding the lenses, extension tubes, reverse ring and ring flash etc… useful for macro photography. Understanding the insects and birds, knowing the natural world and the tricks to capture them effectively and creatively.
UNDERSTANDING WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY
Introduction to wildlife photography, its scope and opportunities, knowing various accessories for wildlife photography, understanding tele lens, teleconverter, etc… useful for wildlife photography. Understanding of the wildlife, knowing how to deal with the wildlife, bird identification and behaviour, understanding the method for tracking animals and birds. Do’s and don’ts in wildlife Photography, learning how to capture best wildlife moments
- Preparation of portfolio
- Digital Post Processing
- Review of Portfolio
DURATION AND IMPORTANT DATES
Course Starts from : 1st August 2018
Admission: Started | First come first serve basis | Seats limited to 30 Seats only
Duration : 1 year | 1st August 2018 to 30th June 2019
FEE STRUCTURE AND PAYMENT PLAN
Program Fees : Rs. 350000/- (Including Tuition Fees, Food, Accommodation, Tour travelling, Uniform, 18%GST etc.)
Easy Pay :
- At the time of Admission (Registration Fees): Rs.5,500 + GST 18% = Rs.6500/-
- 1st Semester Payment (Last date 15th July.2018): Rs.1,25,000 + GST 18% = Rs.1,47,500/-
- 2nd Semester Payment (Last date 5th Dec.2018): Rs.1,25,000 + GST 18% = Rs.1,47,500/-
- Caution Deposit (Last date 1st Aug.2018): Rs.5000/-
- Other Expenses (Last date 1st Aug.2018): Rs. 48500/- (Class study tour, Uniform etc.)
- Minimum 12th pass or fail from any state or central Board
ENROLL YOUR NAME
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EVERY ARTIST NEEDS A TOOLKIT. MEET YOURS
Camera is not important the person who works behind the camera is important. But you must buy a DSLR Camera. We suggest some camera and lenses for your purchases. Those who have the Laptop you must bring to the campus.
- Macro Photography = A DSLR + Macro Lens / Extension Tube
- Landscape / Architecture / Interior Photography = A DSLR + Zoom Lens + Wide Angle / Fish Eye Lens.
- Fashion/ Wedding Photography = A DSLR + Zoom Lens + Wide Angle / Fish Eye Lens.
- Street / Documentary/ Portrait Photography = A DSLR + Zoom Lens + Prime Lens.
- Wildlife Photography = A DSLR + Zoom Lens + Tele Lenses + Tele Convertor
YOUR FUTURE STARTS HERE. NOW.
This program is designed for students seeking an artistic career in photography. It’s also well-suited to professionals of all levels in the photography, creative, design, business aspects of the industry seeking to enhance, broaden, and strengthen an existing skill-set, particularly in the areas of concept and story development as it relates to character photography.
- Documentary Photographer
- Wedding Photographer
- Function Photographer
- Wildlife Photographer
- Forensic Photographer
- Fine art Photographer
- Product Photographer
- Fashion Photographer
- Macro Photographer
- Food Photographer
- Album Designer
- Photo Journalist
- Photo Editor
CUSTOMIZED PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES AVAILABLE
As per ones requirement and eager to learn photography in short span; we organize customised courses such as Basic Photography course, Portrait Lighting Course, Album Designing Course, DSLR Videography Course, Video Editing Course.