Fashion Photography - Course Overview

Duration: 1.0 yrs |Mode: Regular|Avg. Fees: 30,000 / Year

2 (Courses) 5 (Institute)

About Fashion Photography

With the boost in glamour and fashion industry from past a decade, there are various diploma and certificate courses offered by institutes across the country. The courses are designed in a such a manner to provide essential skill sets and knowledge to have a promising career in the world of fashion photography.

The course is apt for both professionals and amateurs as it largely focuses on harvesting students photography skills and introducing them to the latest styles and techniques of fashion photography. Institutes in the program provide students with an opportunity to attend workshops, association with makeup artists, fashion models, designers, art directors, make-up artists etc.


Fashion Photography Eligibility Criteria

Min Qualification Required: 10+2

Admissions are usually done as per the application submitted by an interested candidate and his/her previous portfolio.

Fashion Photography Syllabus

Popular Subjects:

Introduction to Photography

Effects of Lightning with Specific Purpose

The Colour Spectrum

Studio Photography

Strategies & Make-Up

Aesthetics of Fashion Photography S

Introduction to Studio Lights & Effects

Different Light Sources & Comparative Study

Aperture and Shutter Speed Relations

Understanding the Human Body

Understanding Fashion

Processing of White & Black Films

Cameras & Types of Cameras

Photo Review with Experts/ Mentors

Over and Under Exposures

Studying Various Fashion Styles

Practical Assignments - Introducing Pre-Model Shoots

Outdoor Fashion Shoot

Creative Lighting

Studying Editing Software

Glamour Lighting

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Career Options and Job Prospects

After pursuing fashion photography courses, students become professionals in their course and are eligible to work with advertising agencies, or as independent fashion photographers. During the start of their career, most of the fashion photographers assist established and renowned photographers. This helps them to gain relevant experience and improvise their skills.

There are mainly three categories of fashion photographers- high-end fashion photographers, mail order catalog photographers and magazine photographers. High end and magazine photographers tend to have higher salary packages as compared to mail order catalog photographers.

The entry-level salary of a fashion photographer is between Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 3.5 lakh per assignment. The figures vary as per the budget of the assignment and professional experience. Some photographers also prefer doing freelance rather than regular jobs.

Following are some of the popular job areas for fashion photographers:

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Fashion Houses
  • Modelling Agencies
  • Magazine Houses


What is the average fee for the course Fashion Photography ?

The average fee for Fashion Photography is INR 30,000 per year.

What is the duration of the course Fashion Photography ?

Fashion Photography is a 1 year course.

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