Types of Photography Courses – IIP Academy of Photography

Looking for the different types of photography courses? Here's our special section that covers the most popular courses.

  • Documentary

Documentary taking pictures usually refers to a popular form of photography used to history significant and historical events.

  • Fashion

Fashion shooting is a variety of photography devoted to displaying clothing and other fashion items. Fashion photography is most often conducted for advertisements or fashion magazines such as Trend, Vanity Fair, or Elle.

  • Vernacular

Vernacular shooting refers to the creation of photographs, usually by amateur or new photographers both professional and inexpert, who take everyday life and common things as subjects.

  • Street

Street taking photographs is a non-formalised type of photography that features subjects in candid situations within community places such as streets, parks, beaches, malls, political conventions and other associated settings.

  • Stock

Stock camerawork is the resource of photographs licensed for specific uses. It is used to fulfil the needs of creative assignments instead of hiring a photographer, often for an inferior cost.

  • Still life

Still life cinematography is the representation of inanimate subject matter, most typically a small grouping of objects.

  • Snapshot

A snapshot is popularly defined as a photograph that is “shot” spontaneously and quickly, most often without artistic or journalistic intent.

  • Portrait

Portrait taking pictures or portraiture is photography of a person or group of people that displays the expression, personality, and attitude of the subject.

  • Nature

Nature taking photos refers to a wide range of photography taken outdoors and devoted to displaying natural elements such as landscapes, wildlife, plants, and close-ups of natural scenes and textures.

  • Monochrome

Monochrome photography is photography where the image produced has a single type, rather than recording the colours of the object that was photographed

  • Fine-art

Fine art filmmaking is photography created in accordance with the vision of the artist as photographer. Fine art photography stands in contrast to photojournalism, which provides a visual account for news events, and commercial photography, the primary focus of which is to advertise products or services.

PHOTOGRAPHY IN-DEPTH

Many photographers begin working as a photographer's assistant. Some may have a certificate in camerawork – or even just a high school diploma. They may gain a competitive edge with more education because many employers prefer applicants who have been formally trained as opposed to amateurs who may not be as knowledgeable in many of the technical and creative aspects of the career.

Iip Mahendra Photo IIP Edu Academy ; Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Photography is a dynamic 3-year program which provides candidates with a thorough grounding in the fields of Commercial, Fine Art and Documentary Photography.

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