Diploma in Photography

Photography is the most popular medium that captures life as it goes by. Learn the art of Photography at CREO Valley.

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Photography Course at CREO Valley
Best institute of photography in Bangalore

CREO Valley offers full-time courses with modern specializations, emphasizing the intersection of creativity, technology, and management.

CREO Valley advantages:


  • Comprehensive curriculum covering photography principles and techniques
  • Hands-on projects to apply learning in real-world scenarios

Industry Exposure

  • Guest lectures and workshops by industry experts
  • Industry visits to understand the latest trends and practices

Internship Assistance

  • Opportunity for internships with leading media and photography firms
  • Gain practical experience and build a professional portfolio

Campus Facilities

  • State-of-the-art photography studios and labs
  • Library with a vast collection of design and photography resources

Additional Benefits

  • Access to CREO Valley’s alumni network for mentorship and guidance
  • Participation in national and international competitions

CREO Valley Photography Course.

Course Overview: The Courses in Digital Photography at CREO Valley are industry orientated portfolio driven programs in Studio fashion and Outdoor Photography designed to power students to become skilled professionals in the Media industry. These programs provide strong foundation in DSLR camera tools and studio lighting along with photography techniques which will help student master the cutting-edge technique which is used in Photography and media industry. The learning outcome is a high-quality Portfolio Images showcasing the students indoor and outdoor photography skills.

What you will learn?

  • Basic Photography

  • Introduction to DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras.
  • Understanding different settings to get correct exposure in picture. (Shutter speed, Aperture, ISO).
  • Introduction to lenses.
  • Different composition Rules and Guidelines in photography.
  • White Balance, Filters, and Metering Modes.
  • Outdoor Photo Walk.
  • Introduction to Camera Raw plugins and basic Colour Correction in Raw.
  • Single Light theory which explains the importance of light and shadow in photography, followed by single light practical.
  • Low Key lighting, 3 lights and 6 lights setup on black background.
  • Introduction to Product Photography.
  • Introduction to photoshop layout and selection tools.
  • Photoshop blending modes and intro to adjustment layers.
  • Recap and Submission.


  • Studio Photography

  • Introduction to Fashion and Portrait Photography.
  • Studio High Key Photography. Variations of High Key Photography. (White on White, Low key on White, Gel Lighting).
  • Importance of speedlight for all genres of Photography. Speedlight Settings. Balancing speedlight with Indoor ambient light. Outdoor Fashion Speedlight Session.
  • Beauty Dish with multiple-coloured backgrounds
  • Multi Exposure, Double Exposure, Stroboscopic Photography.
  • Fashion Product Photography (Watches, Handbags, Shoes, Sunglasses, Perfumes etc).
  • Food Photography – Food Levitation and cinemograph.
  • Still Life Photography.
  • Realistic Fashion Retouching using High Pass method.
  • Background Clean up and Background replacement. Creating shadows in photoshop.
  • 1 group shoot and 2 individual shoots.
  • Submissions.


  • Outdoor Photography

  • Black and white photography.
  • Outdoor Portrait Photography, Capturing moods and expressions.
  • Macro Photography. Working distance and magnification.
  • Architectural and Landscape Photography.
  • Wedding Photography. Usage of Speedlight and Flash Lighting in small and large interiors.
  • Introduction to Photojournalism. Importance of Photojournalism.
  • Introduction to lightroom. Various presets in lightroom.
  • Introduction to colour correction using various adjustment layers for outdoor photography in photoshop.
  • Sports Photography.
  • Travel Photography.
  • Indoor Levitation Photography and Cinemograph.
  • Professional Portfolio Project
  • Introduction to Capture One and Light Meter. Creating Commercial Lighting.
  • Introduction to other light modifiers such as Octa Box.
  • Introduction to continuous light and ambient light. Optical Spot Lighting.
  • Advance Retouching Techniques using Frequency Separation and Blend If.
  • Understanding Business in Fashion Photography.
  • Mood Board for Styling and photography.
  • Review and Selection of the Images.
  • Final Editing.


Photography Courses offered at CREO Valley

Course Advantage:
One full year of extensive training in Photography. Learn all skills of photography and develop an advanced portfolio.
Certification: QAI, London and JNTE
Duration: 1 Year (10-11 academic months)

Course Advantage:
A 6-month course will cover basic aspects of photography and help students develop an intermediate portfolio in their choice of photography skill.
Certification: JNTE
Duration: 6 Months Course

Course Advantage:
A 3-month course will cover basic aspects of photography and help students develop a basic portfolio in their choice of photography skill.
Certification: CREO Valley Short Term Certificate
Duration: 3 Months Course


About QAI, London:
Quality Assurance and Accreditation services for Schools, Colleges, and Higher Education Institutions. Consultancy Services. QAI offers a variety of qualifications mapped to the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF), UK. The QAI qualifications are practical, current, and job-oriented that are developed with industry input and continuously updated QAI programs, courses, qualifications, and assessments are available only through its network of ‘QAI Approved Centres’.

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About JNTE:
JNTE – CSD (Jawaharlal Nehru Technical Education – Council of Skill Development): CREO Valley, Bangalore is an authorised Training Center of JNTE-CSD. JNTE is a government of India initiative, JNTE CSD has designed non UGC and non AICTE Certificate and Diploma courses which are the specified job oriented and self-entrepreneur courses in the field of Fashion & Interior Designing, Animation & VFX, Film Making and other Vocational & non AICTE Engineering courses, to promote industry-oriented training. In this case JNTE CSD is taking the initiative to develop their skills by conducting training through workshops, seminars by engaging professionals in similar fields.

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FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

  1. Q. What are the major styles and types of photography?
    A. Here are the major styles of photography here to stay:
    Lifestyle Photography
    Traditional or Posed Photography: Portrait Photography.
    Artistic Photography.
    Portrait Photography.
    Fashion Photography.
    Landscape Photography.
    Product Photography.
    Wedding Photography.
    Macro Photography.
    Sports Photography.
    Street Photography.
  2. Q. What is the major Software used for editing photographs?
    A. Here is the list of software used for editing purposes:
    Adobe Photoshop.
    Adobe Lightroom.
    Corel PaintShop Pro.
    Skylum Luminar.
    Skylum Aurora HDR.
  3. Q. What are the career options after completing a course in Photography?
    A. Here are the list of avenues for photographer
    Advertising photographer
    Wedding Photographer
    Photo Journalist
    Fashion photographer
    Wildlife Photographer
    Social Media Photographer
    Food photographer
    Aerial Photographer
    Industrial, architectural, and interior photographer.
  4. Q. How much does a photographer earn yearly in India?
    A. The average income of a photographer is 4 lakhs per annum. It also depends on the type of photography. Some photographers work on a project basis (freelancing) while some work in a job profile.
  5. Q. Why Study Course in Photography?
    A. Some of the main reasons to study a course in photography are:
    To Learn the Skills Used in the Industry: One of the main reasons people take up a photography certificate course is for the contacts. Many photographers are self-employed and if you’re starting your own business with no help, it can be hard.
    Qualifications Help: A few established photographers are self-taught but loads of photographers have qualifications on their resume and when you will apply for the jobs some companies will ask for qualifications as a requirement.
    To Be Creative and add to Your Portfolio: Being on a certificate course in photography will force you to take images in a certain style, even if you’ve never attempted that style before.
    Earn Some Side Money: Some freelance photographers can earn between INR 20,000 to INR 30,000 a month. So, along with learning, becoming a photographer on the side may increase your income.
    Interaction with Other Photographers: One definite way to improve your photography is by meeting other like-minded photographers. Therefore, if you join a certificate course in photography, you’ll make friends and all help each other in improving skills.