Diploma in Wedding Photography

Northeastern School of Photography & Design
In Guwahati

Rs 26,500
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  • Diploma
  • Guwahati
  • Duration:
    6 Months
  • When:


Wedding photographers work with couples to capture special moments on their wedding day. This competitive field requires workers to be both creative and technically proficient. The Diploma in Wedding Photography designed to impart students with the practical skills to become working professionals and skilled wedding photographers. It uniquely provides instruction and intensive hands-on experience in the technology, aesthetics, business, history and theory of still photography, as well as the use of the moving image from a photographer’s perspective. The course aims to make the aspirant photographer competent to face challenges in the professional world, from the skills of photography to handling newest technology and managing people, the most important aspect of wedding photography and it gives a personal interface with the industry, which is much needed to get the initial break in the industry.
The curriculum is comprehensive and industry-relevant, constantly evolving to keep pace with changing trends in the world of photography, even as the course is in progress.

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Where and when

Starts Location Timetable
3rd Floor, Standard Charter Bank building, Opp. Rabinra Bhawan, Digholi Pukhuri, Ambari, 781001, Assam, India
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What you'll learn on the course


Teachers and trainers (1)

Tarun Gupta
Tarun Gupta

Course programme


Introduction to Photography

In this fundamental course, the students will investigate the impact of photography as a medium of visual communication. History of photography with emphasis placed on materials, processes and techniques. Difference between analog & digital photography.

Camera Workflow

Fundamentals of digital photography. Working with your DSLR. Components of a camera, Understanding light and exposure. Controlling exposure with Shutter, Aperture and ISO, Using camera to capture mood and emotions and as a tool to tell stories. Understanding photography as a profession – commercial, editorial, wildlife, travel etc. Learning and exploiting all the tools available for correct exposure.

Basics color principles, including line, shape, hue, texture, form, value and intensity are studied. Students investigate color as seen in black and white and its relationship to composition through harmony and contrast in a variety of formats and media. Students will also learn the usage of classical rules of composition to make a visual statement.

Light Theory

Advanced understanding of light. Handling difficult light situations. Understanding light and shade. Understanding light direction, throw of light, soft light, contrast or hard light, the Light cage, etc. In-depth understanding of artificial lights i.e. studio flashlights, halogen, tungsten, etc. Understanding color temperature light quality, advantages and problems.

In depth study of studio equipment, their uses and management. Technical mastery of complex equipment. In-depth understanding of types of lights and light modifiers Reflectors, Wide light sources, Umbrellas, soft boxes, honeycombs, snoots, etc. Understanding and setting up your own studio.


Introduction to event photography. Capturing the key moments of any occasion- from a family wedding to a corporate event. Lighting setups and modifiers for event photography. Learn the ins and outs of event photography including technical, artistic, and all important pricing considerations. Understanding & importance of community specific rituals, managing & handling guests, creative visualization, digital imaging techniques, print making, Business practices & ethics, presentation.


Introduction to Natural and artificial lighting for on location shoots. Working with bounce lights. Working with flashes as fill in lights. Understanding TTL flash and flash modifiers. Outdoor portrait shoot.


Introduction to pre/ post wedding shoots. Concept development. Lighting setup for outdoor couple shoot. Interacting with the clients to capture the depth of their emotions. Business aspects of pre / Post wedding shoots.


Adobe Light Room Interface. Preparing the image for editing. Working with the develop module. Global image correction techniques: Cropping, lens correction, white balance and tonal changes, noise reduction and sharpening, hue and saturation and curves panel. Local adjustment tools available in lightroom.

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop. Productively utilizing the photoshop environment. Local editing to photographs using selection methods. Image compositing methods in photoshop. Photo retouching for commercial photographs.


Understanding printing techniques. Preparing the photographs for print. Thumbnail selection process. Album design. Print pricing modules.

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