PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN PHOTOGRAPHY

Benefits of taking up the course:

The intensive and comprehensive course aims to develop the students as professionals who can work in the industry either directly or independently. Through the practical trainings and assignments, the students will develop visual communication skills and thus produce their own projects, which serve the local as well as global context.
In addition, the students get the opportunity to explore the diverse disciplines of art and the ongoing art practices including the curatorial role.

Who Can Apply:

Any individual who is interested to pursue a career as an amateur, semi professional or professional photographer in Photojournalism, Documentary or Commercial photography and Fine Arts Photography.
Limited scholarships are available preferably for the female students.

 

Outline of Course Curriculum:

Techniques of photography
Documentary Photography
Photojournalism
Theories of Photography (Visual anthropology and history)
Commercial Photography (Fashion, Product, Studio based commercial photography)
Art history
Ethics in photography practice
Advanced Photoshop
Multimedia

Eligibility:

HSC (Minimum CGPA 2.5 or 2nd class)
An Advanced/Foundation Course on Photography or Six-month experience in practical photography

Candidates must submit:

1.A portfolio (Fifteen printed photographs of 8” X 12” in size and for digital submission minimum 1000 pixels on the longer side)
2. One recent passport-size photograph of the candidate
3. Attested photocopies of all academic certificates
4. Attested photocopies of the certificate of Basic/Foundation Course in Photography

Application can also be submitted online at admission@counterfoto.org

Other benefits the diploma students will get by attending:

One International Masterclass (workshop)
Project proposal writing workshop
Drawing workshop
Curatorial practice
The diploma students will get an opportunity for field visit at Satkhira for 15 days.

The desirable and eligible students will get the scope in participating exchange program with Ramakrishna Vidyamandir, India and other possible places in abroad.