Diploma in

Advanced Photography


If you are considering a serious career

in the field of photography, then this course

is the ideal choice for you.

Course Overview

EXPOSURE – The School of Photography offers a 6 months Diploma in Advanced Photography course, which will not only make you skilled and experienced enough to shape your future and prepare you for a long and successful career opportunity and will train you to start your photography venture and take it to the height of success.

This course covers topics related to photography along with skill enhancement sessions to thoroughly build your knowledge, expertise and abilities. Through this course, you will learn, explore, enjoy and create magic. If you want to improve your skills and take your level higher up the photography ladder, then this is the course for you.

A must for aspiring and budding photographers who want to progress to the next stage and professionals who want to brush up their skills. This course contains different modules each of which is a mix of lectures, slideshows, demonstrations, outdoor and classroom sessions, critique sessions, workshops and guest lectures.

Course Code


Admission is open to anyone with the formal education of 10+2 or Equivalent and who is over 20 years of age. In rare cases, exceptions will be made at the discretion of management but have substantial work experience.

If you have any queries regarding eligibility, please contact us

Six Months (50 Sessions, 100 Hours), Two Sessions in a week

Course Fee
Rs  48500 (Payable in three installments)

Who this course is for?

Any individual who is interested to pursue a career as professional photographer

Photographers looking to make money with their skills.

Amateur photographers want to improve their skills.

Absolute beginners who want to become skilled photographers

Anyone who wants to take better photos.

Why Us?

There are many photography institutes in India but what makes EXPOSURE – The School of Photography unique is the course offered at ETSP is the best as it appreciates photography as a visual language, where photographers master its grammar and craft, explore its numerous dialects and interpretations, and establish a visual conversation with the world around them. We are renowned as the best and most affordable photography institute in East India. 

Course Curriculum

The curriculum focuses on technical and aesthetic knowledge; conceptual, intellectual and contextual papers, like philosophy and professional development skills. Through a variety of teaching methods, students are trained to not just create better images, but they are also enabled to articulate ideas, read photographs and write about them. The course provides students with knowledge and skills to work as professional photographers in diverse genres like journalism, documentary, editorial, fashion or advertising and equips students with abilities to launch their photographic practice and careers.

The content includes advanced photography techniques, post processing process, studio techniques, photo-walks and workshops.

Module 1

  • Review of your work which you have submitted during admission
  • Define Photography & its forms
  • Amateur and professional photography
  • A brief history of Analogue and Digital Photography
  • Evolution of cameras, Principles and Fundamentals of 35mm Photography
  • Understanding digital camera construction and Film v/s Digital,Mirrorless Systems
  • Pixels and Resolutions
  • Overview about digital Sensors – CCD & CMOS
  • Aperture Priority Mode
  • Understanding Depth of Field
  • Shutter Priority Mode
  • Usages of slow and fast shutter speed
  • Manual Mode
  • Knowing other Modes
  • ISO
  • Exposure Triangle
  • Lens constructions and in-depth study of different lens
  • Angle of view and Field of view
  • Exposure Meter, different metering systems and their application
  • Exposure Compensation
  • Understanding Histogram

Module 2

  • What is Composition?
  • How to frame a subject
  • Types of Frames
  • The Elements of Composition
  • Intent
  • Composition Principals
  • Point of interest
  • Rule of thirds
  • Golden Ratio
  • Left to Right Rule
  • Lines, S-curve, C-curve, Vanishing Point,
  • Shapes, Value (tones or shades of gray), Texture, Mass/Form
  • Horizontal or Vertical
  • Simplicity and Minimalism
  • Balance, Repetition/Pattern, Movement / Rhythm, Emphasis, Contrast,
  • Proportion/Scale, Harmony/Unity
  • Breathing Space, Positive and Negative Space
  • Breaking the rules
  • Mastering Composition
  • Conclusion

Module 3

  • What is white balance
  • When to correct and when not
  • Understanding the Mood of any image
  • Importance of monitor calibration
  • Newton’s observation
  • Harris’s observation
  • Goethe’s observation
  • The Fundamental Color Wheel
  • Colour Model
  • Colour Space
  • Types of Color Variables in Photography
  • Colour psychology
  • Color Harmony
  • Bit Depth or Color Depth or Pixel Depth
  • Difference between Bit-Depth and Color Space

Module 4

  • Understand The Theory
  • Light and shadow
  • Characteristics of Natural light
  • Artificial light
  • Introduction to flash technology
  • Artificial light for day Light Shoots
  • Slave system and master system
  • Light controlling equipment
  • Basic & professional reflectors
  • 3 point lighting set-up
  • Working of electrical background
  • Light set-up for professional shoots
  • Studio Portraiture

Module 5

  • People & Portrait Photography
  • Product and Still Life Photography
  • Wedding and Events Photography
  • Travel and Landscape Photography
  • Food Photography
  • Portfolio Photography
  • Candid Photography
  • Wildlife Photography
  • Photojournalism Tips
  • Low Key
  • High Key
  • Macro Photography
  • Night Photography
  • Landscape Photography
  • Astro-Landscape Photography

Module 6

  • Advanced image processing and techniques are covered in this module.
  • Students will understand how to enhance the raw image into a professional image using various post-processing software and plugin.
  • Native camera RAW Converters – DPP, Capture NX-D
  • Adobe Camera RAW Converter
  • Lightroom
  • Photoshop
  • Capture One
  • Nik Collections
  • Topaz
  • Luminar AI
  • Topaz Lab
  • Portrait Pro

Module 7

  • Portfolio Development
  • Freelance Opportunities
  • Business of photography
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Pricing and Client handling

Module 8

  • In order to master its grammar and craft students who have successfully completed Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 and would like to explore other areas of photography, students can join our workshops and photo tour. Every year we organize several international and national workshops and photo tours. All expenses related to these photo tours and workshops are borne by the students.


You should be excited to learn photography, and ready to take action!
A Camera If Not Have A DSLR We Will Provide The Camera During The Course
No prior knowledge of photography is required – this course is geared for absolute beginners.

Course Reviews

Exposure is not just an institution where you can gather knowledge about photography, it is more than an institution, in short, it is a temple. I am grateful that by luck I have joined this temple, where I got a chance to discover a lot of new things about photography and also meet new passionate creators in this field. My only suggestion is that if you are a newbie willing to join this temple then just join it without any second thought because you never know until you experience it.

Rahul Saha


I’ve joined this institute to develop my photography skill set and to have someone who can guide me in this field. But, I’ve got more than just a guide. I’m so blessed to have such a person like Apratim sir in my life.

Mortaza Ayub


I joined ‘Exposure The School of Photography’ in the year 2019 and completed the “Essential Photography Course”. This course has different modules which is a perfect blending of basic theory and advanced fundamentals of photography, as it is absolutely necessary for a photographer to be well-versed in the essentials.

Mrinmay Nayek


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