Paolo Roversi with students © Veronik Fruchard

Intensive one-year program in Fashion Photography from September to July

Paolo Roversi, Dominique Issermann and Spéos have created a unique program for fashion photography. This intensive program in one year takes place in Paris only, from September to July.

This intensive photography program is designed for students who wish to learn fashion photography under the Art Direction of Paolo Roversi and Dominique Issermann.

The course equips students with the contextual framework for fashion photography, and provides technical guidance as well as tutorial support to develop students’ individual photography practice.

The formal program is delivered by Spéos and its appointed teachers, and complemented by the Art Direction of Paolo Roversi and Dominique Issermann.

Next session: September 2018 – July 2019
Campus: Paris
Language of instruction: English
– France, UK, EU nationals: € 30,000
– International students: € 30,000

Diploma: Fashion Photography by Paolo Roversi / Spéos
Titre de Photographe RNCP level I (Fr) and 7 (Eu) – code NSF 323 t
This program is registered in the Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles (RNCPby decree of February 25th, 2016 — published in the Journal Officiel of March 17th, 2016.

Part I / September to December:

The first part comprises the core courses, which cover all aspects of professional photography. Top-level professionals hold the courses and monitor the students’ individual acquisition of skills. Outside of class, students independently organize their shooting sessions and post-production, under the continual guidance of Spéos studio teacher.

Part II / January to May:

During the second part, the students improve their practical skills and broaden their range of knowledge. They begin a cycle of personal production, under the artistic direction of Paolo Roversi and Dominique Issermann.
The last week of the second part is dedicated to the set-up of the students’ end-of-the-year exhibition on the school premises, an important event visited by established photographers, photo agencies, iconographers and the press.

Part III (Experts Modules) / May to July:

The last months of the program are dedicated to students’ encounters with professionals:
Duration: 8 weeks

The Expert Modules aim at deepening the participants’ previous knowledge and skills in those areas that are most demanded by the professional market. They cover the subjects of business management, image management and publication and studio, combining theory and practice.
Participants meet up with photography professionals from various domains, who share their experience and know-how from their respective fields of expertise.

 Classes and content of the Fashion Photography program

Computer Imaging
Tutoring Paolo Roversi and Dominique Issermann
Image Management and Publication
Printing Techniques
History of Photography / Museum and Gallery Visits
Essentials of Photography
Expert Module: The Photo Business
Expert Module: Advanced Studio