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Professional Photography

Two-year program

The Professional Photography Program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in studio photography.

Next session: September 18, 2017– May 17, 2019
Campus: Paris or London
Language of instruction: French, English (subject to a minimum of participants)
Tuition: € 8,250  per year

First year / ​​September-May (semester 1 and 2)

During the first year, the training aims at covering the essentials of today’s photography practice:
– acquisition of essential shooting techniques for both photojournalism and studio
– image management and publication
– basics of retouching and digital printing
– style and composition within the studio
– contemporary photography: visiting exhibitions in galleries and museums
– English conversation for basic / independent users
– development of first personal project

Second year / ​​September-May (semester 3 and 4)

During the second year, the students encounter more complex subject matters, leading them to a professional level:
– in-depth studio practice covering the most common topics
– image composition — developing a personal visual identity
– online publications — setting up a professional website
– advanced shooting techniques: a-z organization of studio sets, post-production, digital printing
– English for professional photographers
– development of second personal project

Courses

Studio 1-4
Computer Imaging 1-4
Image Management and Publication 1-4
English 1-4
How to use a Digital Camera 1
Photojournalism 1 and 2
History of Photography 1 and 2
Visual Identity 3 and 4
Printing Techniques 2 and 3
Business 3 and 4