Photography is basically defined as a medium of Expressions. In order to make a career in photography one should have good passion, good excitement and creativity. There are various photography courses in India. Right from childhood, students will be crazy for photography and then they decide to do photography in the weddings, in the family get-togethers and in many more functions. Only the people who are really interested in it will decide to be a good photographer. In order to become a professional photographer in India one has to do to courses in photography. The courses that are provided in photography are:
1. B.A. In Photography.
2. Diploma course in Creative Photography.
3. Diploma course in Photography
The eligibility criteria for these photography courses in India is that the candidate has to clear 10+2 exam for seeking admissions into diploma/certificate exams. The scope for photography in India is always on the peak no matter what ever may the situation.
Apart from these courses there are also other courses in photography and the courses are mentioned below
Master craftsman diploma in professional
Photography and Digital Imaging
(2 years Full time Diploma)
Diploma in Fashion and Portrait Photography
(1 year full time diploma)
Diploma in Digital Fine Art Photography
(3 Months Diploma)
Apprentice Diploma in Digital Studio Portrait and Events Photography
(1 Month full time diploma)
Diploma in Photojournalism
(3 Months Full time Diploma)
Conceptual People Photography
(4 day full time workshop. On how to shoot studio portrait and fashion, glamour, model portfolio, etc.)
There is no any education requirement to make a career in photography one has to just clear 10+2 to be eligible for the courses. After the course one can start working as a assistant photographer and grab all the points that are involved in photography. Photographers can also get specialized in the areas like wildlife photography, travel photography, commercial photography, apart from photographers can also specialize themselves in News, advertising etc. There are many photography jobs in India.
Most of the photographers opt for Freelance photography in India as this photography is popular among all the photography's in India. Apart from these there are also various jobs for Wildlife photography in India, travel photography in India and in advertising agencies.
Experts say that the scope limit for photographers in India is till sky hence always there is a good demand for photographers in India. Newspapers agencies and magazines agencies also provide the platform for the photographers.
In order to make photography as a career one should have the exrtaqulatily, should be attentiveness to colors, have interest in visuals, an interest in light and should also have an idea about how the colors look in day and night. The starting salary package for photographers depends with whom are working and where. But whatever may be starting salary package it goes on increases as the experiences increases.
There are many large numbers of institutes in India that offer photography courses at various levels. Few of them are mentioned below
•Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institutes, Kolkata.
•NIFT (Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore).
•Xavier Institute of communications, Mumbai.
•Film and Television Institute of India, Pune.
•Film and Television Institute of Tamilnadu.
•Jawaharlal Technological University, Hyderabad
•Institute of Film and Technology, Chennai.
•India International Photographic council, New Delhi.
•Academy of Photography, Kolkata.