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Photography

Overview 

The "in" thing these days seems to be travelling the world with a camera in hand. Photography is a unique form of self-expression, and an increasing number of people are turning their pastime into a career. Some people are born with visions, while others learn to develop them. Photography as a profession offers limitless possibilities and specialisation. From wildlife photography to combat photography, there is something for everyone. Photography as a profession allows you a great deal of freedom. Previously, self-taught photographers existed; but, times have changed, and institutes have emerged where people can be trained and improve their photography talents.

- Career Scope in Photography

  • Newspaper
  • Media and Press
  • Magazines
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Government Agencies
  • Industrial Houses
  • Fashion Houses
  • Stock Photography Companies
  • Websites
  • Law enforcement agencies
  • Scientific photographers
  • Commercial Photographers
  • Nature, Wildlife and War Photographer
  • Film Photographers
  • Video Photographers

 

- How to Opt for a Career in Photography

   Options        Stream       Graduation       After Graduation   

   1   

Clear Class XII in Any stream Pursue B.Sc. in Photography / BFA for 3 years PG Diploma / M.Sc. in Photography for 1-2 years

   2   

Clear Class XII in Any stream Pursue Diploma/ Certification for 1-2 Years -
3 Clear Class XII in Any stream Pursue Graduation in any discipline for 3 years PG Diploma / M.Sc. in Photography for 1-2 years

 

- Quick Facts

  • A degree or qualification in photography is not required for a successful career in the field.
  • All you need is a keen sense of aesthetics and inventiveness, as well as a lot of concentration.
  • You should go the extra mile to ensure that your clients have a positive experience with your business.
  • However, it is strongly advised that one follows a photography degree or diploma.

 

- Top Photography College in India 

College Location
National Institute of Photography Mumbai
Nation Institute of Design Ahmedabad
Raghu Rai Center for Photography Gurgaon
Delhi College of Photography Delhi
Indian School of Photography Gurgaon
Symbiosis School of Photography Pune
Mass Communication Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi
Light & Life Academy Ooty
Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication Delhi
Indian Institute of Digital Arts & Animations Kolkata
Sir JJ school of Applied arts Mumbai
Asian Academy of Film and Television (AAFT) Noida

 

- Top Photography College in the World 

College Location
School of Art institute of Chicago United States
UCLA LA, California
Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester New York
SPEOS Photographic Institute Paris, France
The Art institute of California California
Nanyang Technological University Singapore

 

- Important Entrance Exams

  • Undergraduate
College Tentative Date Important Elements
Symbiosis School of Photography Registration from Feburary GE and PI
Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts and Communication Admission on the basis of first come first Service Entrance exam, Personal Interview, Panel Interview
  • Postgraduate
College Tentative Date Important Elements
Sir JJ school of Applied arts NA Online Aptitude test, Personal Interview
National Institute of Photography Admission on the basis of first come first Service ?
Nation Institute of Design Nov -  Jan Design Aptitude test (Objective/ Subjective questions), Studio test (Practical test GD) and Interview
Delhi College of Photography Around the year admission NA
Indian School of Photography Around the year admission ?
Mass Communication Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia April- May Written exam (Subjective/O
Light & Life Academy Admission on the basis of first come first Service Portfolio Review, Interaction on skype and personal Interview (should be over 20 years of age)

 

- Job Description

  • Using a camera, capture priceless and vital moments for professional purposes.
  • Use various cameras and related equipment to take high-quality photographs.
  • Develop your notion and thoughts with the help of professional photography.
  • Work as a professional photographer at events such as weddings, parties, and other gatherings to create portfolios for actors, models, celebrities, and even for yourself.
  • To contribute to court proceedings, take images of evidences, crime scenes, accident scenes, and locations under investigation.
  • Provide appealing images to periodicals and books to entice readers Work in studios to take and develop various types of photography.

 

- Pros & Cons of a Career in Photography

Pros - 

  • Although photography as a profession allows you a great deal of flexibility. Being a freelancer is one of the best occupations since it allows you to turn your imagination into a masterpiece through creative ingenuity.

Cons - 

  •  It's not easy to bring out the best in a simple phenomenon when there's so much competition. It necessitates a great deal of perseverance. This is not a field for everyone. You must be enthusiastic. There are instances when a photographer will sit for hours and hours capturing "n" identical photographs in order to capture that one amazing snap.