Basics of Photography

S No. TOPIC DOMAIN HOURS
1 Introduction to Photography :

Significance and historical background,

Photography: elements, principles and meaning of visual language,

Composition in photography, Subject and light.

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12 hours
2 Photographic Equipment

Camera: types,

formats and functions,

Lenses: types and functions;

Film: types and functions,

Digital image gathering.

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12 Hours

3 Exposure and Compositions

Working of the camera: shots, focus, shutter speed, aperture and selection of subject

Different types of photographs.

 

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7 Hours

4 Specialized Fields of Photography

Portraits, Wildlife, Environment,

Sports, Landscapes,

Social photography,

Documentary photography,

Planning and preparation for events.

 

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10 Hours
5. News Photography and Editing

News values for pictures,

Photo essays, Photo features,

Qualities essential for photojournalism,

Picture magazine, Cutline and caption,

Photo editing procedure, Computerized photography and image manipulation, Color photography, Impact of technology.

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14 Hours