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The sixteen-weekends long complete course in commercial photography, is a flagship course of the school. It prepares a complete novice in photography to confidently enter the world of professional commercial photography in two months. This knowledge-intensive, hands-on course includes basic and advanced photography courses, as well as the specialized course in commercial photography. The course prepares the students to start commercial photography on their own or be able to assist the most exacting of professional photographers at the end of the two months. At the school, the students will be taught by working commercial photographer, make-up artist and photoshop experts. Actual professional models will assist the students in producing professionally posed photographs. The specialized course in commercial photography will empower the student with complete set of skills, from technical aspects to business of photography that is required to succeed in today's commercial photography.

Discussing basic choices for photo professional, Understanding the camera and its components, Brief history of camera and photography, using the camera, Understanding light Understanding Film and digital Sensor, Image recording and storage device Understanding artificial light and flash, Understanding Exposure in detail Practical demonstration and giving assignment

Review of Assignment, Creatively using camera control, Aperture, Shutter and Lenses Understanding and using Depth of field, Freezing motion, Effectively using film speed Practical demonstration and giving assignment

Review of Assignment, Introduction to Digital Photography, Understanding elements of digital photography, Understanding basic photo editing using Adobe photoshop, Making slideshow, Understanding modern digital camera and lenses, Common Camera accessories, Protecting photographic equipment, Practical demonstration and giving assignment

Review of Assignment, Composition and rules of composition (knowing the rules to break it), Using light creatively, Shooting techniques, Shooting Landscape, Shooting people, Basic tips of street photograph (Safety tips and Do's and Don't ), Practical demonstration and giving assignment

Review of Assignment, Shooting pictures in nutshell, One - on- one with teachers, Presentation of entire best work.

Developing Creative EYE---(Owing a camera does not make a good photographer, its a eye that make photographer spacial, creative photographer see interesting visual and imageries and day today life what other's don't. But one no need to be born with creative eye. One can train eye, let us look into few visual pattern and graphics.) Using lights and camera angle to tell story and add mood, Creatively using flash with natural light, Interesting shooting technique, Practical demonstration and giving assignment

Review of Assignment, Indoor lighting and Portrait photography, lighting technique with one, two and three lighting technique, Three point lighting system, Practical demonstration and giving assignment

Review of Assignment, Understanding basic Multimedia , Introduction to Photojournalism, Managing different kind of Photojournalistic assignment, Breaking news / hard news / sports news / Story and features / Sports, Being safe for assignment, Practical demonstration and giving assignment.

On assignment with teachers - sports, Review of Assignment, In-depth Photoshop / photo editing software, color correction, using layers, photo montage, photo stitching, noise reduction, photo management etc., Practical demonstration and giving assignment.

Review of Assignment, Introduction to commercial Photography, Business of commercial Photography, Brief introduction to other kind of photography, Travel, culture, adventure, wildlife Photography, One - on - one with teachers, Shooting pictures in nutshell, Presentation of entire best work

Introduction to commercial photography industry, Photographic equipment of a commercial photographer Setting up studio, Handling lights and accessories, Using light meter, Theory and types of lighting Students practice sessions (each student gets individual time)

Using light creatively, Creating different moods with lighting, Working with backdrops, Using camera creatively, Students practice sessions (each student gets individual time)

Combing different elements in commercial photography to produce profession results, Students practice sessions (each student gets individual time), Using Photoshop in Commercial photography, Students practice sessions for Photoshop (each student gets individual time)

Tabletop and product photography, Understanding different surfaces and textures and how to light them, Introduction of Food photography, Working with food stylist Students practice sessions (each student gets individual time), Review of student's work

Fashion / glamour photography, Working with models, Art of posing, Understanding Make-up and hair style, Team of professionals demonstrate the making of various kinds of glamour and beauty pictures with professional model, Students practice sessions with models (each student gets one-on-one time with professional model), Students recreate the entire process, including photoshopping to produce finished product

Review of student's work, Advanced Photoshop, Business of commercial photography Working with Art directors and other advertising professionals, Presentation of students work that will included in an online exhibition
* Each session will be around 3 hours, but could get extended to 4 hours depending on the flow of the class and student's queries. Also, classes could extended on the days of guest lectures (which will be announced 3-4 days before the day of the guest lecture).

** Students will get to do actual shooting in the studio with complete lights, models etc as a part of the course. But apart from the practical sessions during the classes, if any student wishes to have additional practice sessions in the studio, then he or she can use the studio anytime during the entire week, at a very nominal cost But for this, the student will have to book the studio in advance. Groups of students can also book the studio collectively as a team to reduce their individual costs. The students can use each other as a model or hire a professional model (who they can also hire as a team, if budget doesn't permit to do so individually)
Please call on +91 9619315130 for the commencement date of the next batch


commercial photography
The experienced faculty of Udaan brings to table, a melting pot of ideas and creativity that will enrich the student´┐Żs pursuit of photography.
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"Udaan" as the name suggests was an important tool in shaping the creative minds of all those who has the passion and zest for photography...Nisreen

"I finally found Udaan where I felt I can place my best bets with...Annoda

"Udaan: Great institute for Photography enthusiast, the place and it's course get even better...Hetal Prajodh

"I enjoyed the course immensely for a number of reasons...Rohan

"It is a perfect place to learn photography, especially if you are passionate about pursuing it as a career...Ishaaq Petiwala
The answer is simple. It’s one of the biggest in India and perhaps the biggest
in Mumbai with a premise of over 10,000 square feet area, solely dedicated to photography. The regular faculty is vast
and comprises award winning photographers, including India’s only Pulitzer Prize nominee in Photography.   Added to it there have been many a
legend who have been visiting faculty
and guest speakers at Udaan. And most importantly the list of Udaan’s notable alumni is long and impressive.
Something we are very proud of....
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