Aims and objectives
Subject matters: Fashion and portraiture photography.
On the study of professional lighting as a form of communication associated with the aesthetics of the taking phase. In this module, the students will acquire an awareness of the communicative power of photography and develop their own personal style of visual communication.
In this module students work with models for to get awareness of how to direct “actors” playing a role for the photographer and for the client. Students will be encouraged to produce a professional portfolio of fashion photographs.
At the end of this module the students are able to operate in a professional photographic studio, use of lighting equipment and large format cameras independently.
This course is part of the Photography and Multimedia Academic Professional One-year Course (taught in English language) which is divided in 9 courses (modules) of one-month each. Students can attend modules separately. In order to be entitled with the Professional Certificate, the academic course must be completed with all the 9 modules and a final exam.
Attention, please: all the Photography Professional One-month Courses 40 Hours listed in the English section of this website are part of the Photography and Multimedia Academic Professional One-year Course. All the programs are focused towards a multi-medial use of the images and courses are modular type. Each module is a course of one month (4 weeks). Each course is taught in English language.
If you want to learn in Italian language or either your goal is Fine-Art photography rather then Multimedia, please check out the “Fotografia Professionale Corsi Mensili 40 ore” on the Italian section of this website, which are parts of the Photography Fine-Art Academic Professional One-year Course (taught in Italian language only).
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The “Professional Photographer and Multimedia Expert” can be easily employed in a wide and diverse range of fields, such as photography, publishing industry, video and audio making. This professional figure can take pictures and videos that demand different styles and techniques, combining creativity and technical knowledge.
After completing the program and successfully passing both the modules and final exams, the student be issued a Professional Certificate in Photography and Multimedia Communications. Our Professional Certificate is recognised by the Ministry of Italian Education, in accordance with the law. (For more information, see the “Certificates” web page)
Prerequisites and requirements
The course starts from a beginner level, so no previous knowledge of photography is required. To entry in a following module requires a knowledge of all the topics described in the preceding modules. Please check all preceding modules before to apply. Students should own gears and materials as listed at the page Student Guide.
Combine this course with language course
If you like, you can combine this course with Language lessons, at your choice. Please visit the page Combined courses and inquiry us for any help in combining the two courses.
(Module 7.) Fashion photography
Main topics of the course:
Short history of fashion photography
Trends in fashion photography from the 20s to today
Creativity and innovation
The fashion shooting studio
Use of the light meter on the set
Lighting schemas for fashion photography
Rembrandt and butterfly lighting
Bounce and diffused lighting
Direct sun and silhouette
Indoor and outdoor shooting
Study of important photographers which work or left their footprint in this subject matter field.