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Photography is the most popular medium to capture life as it goes by. Travelling, meeting old and new friends, important events and tender moments-memories like these deserve to be captured for posterity. The Digital Still Photography course at SACAC, Delhi introduces the exciting world of photography to those who have the passion for it. The challenge of taking a good photograph is not just being present at the opportune moment; it’s also about the technical ability and knowledge to create an aesthetically evocative composition…
OVERVIEW

The foundation course in Photography at SACAC, Delhi introduces the exciting world of image making to those who have a passion for photography. The challenge of taking a good photograph is not just being present at the opportune moment; it’s also about the technical ability and knowledge to create an aesthetically evocative composition.

Through the foundation course, one begins to understand the interplay of light,shadow and color that makes the perfect frame. For those who are beginners or amateurs; or those who have recently bought a camera and want to improve their family and travel photographs, this short-term foundation course in Photography gives them the opportunity to do just that.

If you have a creative spirit and want to give it a visual expression, or want to take your photography to the next level and shoot like professionals, then the foundation course in Photography is all you need to make a head start.

This foundation course is a 16 days workshop, done on weekends over 2 months.

CURRICULUM

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY – I & II

This session is full of information and lots of interesting facts and imagery, which helps new photographers to get familiar with Aperture, Shutter Speed and Sensor sensitivity. This is followed by a fun filled practice session that will help clear doubts while shooting under the guidance of our expert instructors.

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHY – III & IV

A quick revision of the topics covered in the previous session. It will also cover topics like Depth of Field and Focal length. This is followed by a challenging yet fun filled practice session on visual exercises related to Depth of Field & Focal Length.

COMPOSITION – I & II

The composition of a frame is the key to making a good photograph. It is very important to learn how to arrange elements within a frame to make the photograph stand out. This classroom session is followed by a practice session to explore a whole new world of frames; and learn to see how to fill or not fill your frame to make compelling images.

UNDERSTANDING NATURAL LIGHT – I & II

In order to become a good photographer one needs to understand natural light profoundly. This session covers topics like golden hours, effect of color temperature on an image and shooting at dawn and dusk. This classroom session is followed by a practical session of exploring the magic of natural light with our experts.

FILL-IN- FLASH THEORY & PRACTICAL – I & II

An important topic that helps photographers shoot with flash yet achieving the most natural looking photos. The use of fill in flash will help you fill dark areas in your photographs keeping the mood of the image intact.

INTRODUCTION TO STUDIO LIGHT – I, II, III

Before shooting in a studio, it is vital to understand the studio environment and how photographic equipment is used. This session will be held inside our studio, which is equipped with all the desired equipment such as lights, stands, light meter, soft boxes, reflectors, honey combs, snoots, back drops etc. The use of each equipment will be explained. This will be followed by a practical session where the use a 1 light set up and 2 & 3 lights set up will be demonstrated.

REVIEW SESSION + INTRODUCTION TO POST PRODUCTION – I & II

This riveting session is essential for all student photographers to attend, as your works will be reviewed by our professional experts. Post-production is integral part of digital photography. Through these sessions we will guide you to make your images technically sound.

SHOOTING A MONUMENT IN DELHI

This is the perfect wrap up session to this wonderful short-term course – a photo- walk where we also invite other photographers to join in. The idea is for you to meet professionals from the field and interact with them.

ADMISSION & FEE
Course Name Photography Foundation Course
Duration 2 months
Age Group 16+
Next Batch Starts In April’17
Batch Size 20
Registration Fees (Inclusive Service Tax @15%) Rs 1150/- (Valid for One Year)
Course Fees ( Inclusive Service Tax @ 15%) Rs 20125/-
Days & Timings Saturdays (4-7pm) and Sundays (10-1pm)

STUDENTS' WORK