Travel Photography Diploma

Overview

Institute of Photography in Delhi offers various courses from basic to professional level. Our Travel Photography Diploma is one of the most loved one. It opens a new door to the world of travel photography. The course includes DSLR camera operations, picture editing techniques, videography and video editing. Course also includes FOUR PHOTOGRAPHY TOURS to different locations within India (All expenses are paid by the Institute). There will be total 80 classes spread over a period of 5 months.

Availability: Janak Puri

Course Content

Unit 1 – DSLR Camera operations

    • Aperture and its working
    • Shutter and its working
    • Shutter and Aperture relationship
    • Exposure and bracketing
    • Light Metering – TTL
    • Exposure metering methods
    • ISO
    • Depth of Field
    • Types of Lenses
    • Types of cameras
    • Filters
    • Camera Accessories
    • Sensor: CMOS & CCD
    • Picture style
    • Shooting modes
    • Internal flash system
    • External flashes
    • Megapixel and Vga
    • Resoultion and picture quality
    • Golden tringle & square
    • RAW & JPEG
    • Hand-held light meter
    • White balance and custom
    • Zooming & Panning
    • Color Theory

Unit 2 – Types of Photography

    • Wildlife Photography
    • Travel Documentary
    • People photography
    • Monument photography
    • Landscape photography
    • Light Painting and star trails
    • Street photography
    • Candid Photography
    • Story telling
    • Night Photography
    • Time lapse
    • Hyper lapse

Unit 3 – Picture Editing

    • Understanding the tools and their utility
    • Basics of editing software
    • Photo merging
    • Multi shoots
    • Selection tools
    • Changing background and foreground
    • Collage
    • Colour correction and enhancement
    • Creating HDR images
    • Masking, cloning and patch removal
    • Overlay
    • Surface blur
    • Abstract shapes
    • Dodge & burn tool
    • Black & white editing
    • Selective colour

Unit 4 – Composition

    • What is composition and its types.
    • What is subject & how to choose a subject.
    • Rule of third
    • Rule of odds
    • Rule of simplicity
    • Rule of balancing
    • Rule of leading lines
    • View point and framing
    • Rule of space
    • Rule of colours

Unit 5 – DSLR Videography

    • History of videography
    • Understanding frame rate
    • Video formats – NTSC & PAL
    • Understanding DSLR camera
    • Using stabilizers and sliders
    • Effective use of tripod in camera movements
    • Types of camera movements
    • Types of compositions
    • White balance
    • Outdoor lighting
    • Documentary
    • Travel videos
    • Colour correction
    • Time lapse
    • Hyper lapse
    • Video editing software

Unit 6 – Photography Trips & Photo-walks

In order to excel the art of shooting in natural light we take our students to various places in Delhi once in a week and there will be 24 Photo-walks spread over a period of 6 months. We also organize 4 photography tours to different locations within India. All the TRIP EXPENSES are paid by the Institute.

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