Today, in India many photography institutes are established today. They are well-equipped with modern sophisticated tools such as studio room, iMac stations, projector rooms, Mac stations, etc and provide different types of lessons to the students. Most of the photography institutes conduct both short-term and long-term courses to the students. The students studying the basic course usually learn the basic concepts of camera settings, lenses, the anatomy of digital cameras, color temperature, tungsten light, a portfolio submission, etc. They also conduct a diploma course for students who want to build a career in photography. The students who want to study an advanced course learn some of the advanced concepts of the anatomy of digital cameras, triangle exposure, filters and optics, tilt, zooming methods, camera accessories, flash and speed light, using reflectors, etc.
Following are some of the reputed photography institutes in India
Asian Academy of Film and Television
The students can secure admissions for different programs and conduct a 3-month duration program in Still Photography and Journalism. They offer many other courses to the students such as Diploma in Camera and Lighting techniques, PGD in film and TV production direction, Video Editing and Sound Recording, and even fine arts. It was established in 1993 in Noida.
Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, Hyderabad
It is one of the top ranking photography institutes in India, that was established in 1940 and 1972, it was merged with the JNT University’ college. Today, they are offering different types of photography courses such as MFA photography, BFA photography, MFA photography (PTPG) and some bridge courses.
This institute was founded in 1918 and named after the founder. It provides three-year course BFA to the aspirants. They conduct Aptitude test for the college students and even offer Research Programs in Phil
National Institute of Design, Ahmadabad
It is established in 1961 and offers photography courses of Faculty of Communication Design and it provides admission only to 15 students. The students should pass the diploma in design. They nearly conduct 18 courses which include bachelor and masters degree.
National Institute of Photography
The top institute of photography in India offers certificate and diploma courses to the students in various genres. They offer foundation, basic, advanced and diploma courses to the students in photography. They also conduct some other courses such as videography, tabletop photography, digital photo-editing techniques, workshop in fashion lightings, etc.
Different photography schools focus upon different genres such as LLA focuses on Fashion and Portrait Photography.
Sir, J.J. Institute of Applied Arts
This university is affiliated with the University of Mumbai and is recognized by the Council for Technical Education. They provide specialized courses in Photography, Typography, Lettering, Computer graphics, illustration, etc. They provide a 4-year old degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
The One Goa School
It is one of the interdisciplinary creative media schools that provide photography lessons to the students. It provides a 3-year course to the students. They develop creative and critical thinking of the students. They teach the students to implement innovative techniques and also follow studio art practices.
Many institutes in Goa are providing advanced lessons to the students.