ADVANCED

Module 3

Professional Photography : genre selection & concentration

 

The 3rd semester is targeted to assist students in fulfilling ambitions in professional photography. The focus is on developing specific creative and conceptual skills to gain better understanding of the student's selected photography genre.

Select from the list of four majors; Commercial Photography, Photojournalism, Fashion, Editorial and Wedding, Visual Arts Photography, for a comprehensive course aimed to build professional portfolios which will be guided and evaluated by professional photographers.

The following courses will work toward portfolios in print or digital.

Course Requirement 

  • Prerequisite:  Semester 1, Introduction to Photography & Semester 2, Intermediate Photography 

  • Each student must have a digital SLR or mirrorless camera with manual override and interchangeable lenses

  • Digital camera that is able to capture RAW format

  • Digital camera that has a flash sync or hot shoe to sync with professional strobe system

  • Laptop with Lightroom and Photoshop

Commercial Photography

Course Outline

  • Plan, produce, set up and shoot commercial photography under the guidance of industry professional photographers

  • Master technical foundation in portraiture, product, food and lifestyle commercial photography 

  • Shoot both on location and in studio with digital capture and applying digital post-production techniques

  • Gain understanding of technical, aesthetic, and the practical business side of the industry

  • Access to professional studio and studio lighting to develop your portfolio

 

 

Duration

  • 14 weeks, 6 hours per week

 

Time

  • TBC

 

Course Date

  • TBC (Tentatively from mid Sept till end Dec)

 

Venue

 

Class Size

  • 25 students max

 

Cost 

  • RM 10800 (including RM 500 registration fees)   

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Visual Arts Photography 

 

Course Outline

 

  • Set your imagination and creativity free, while expressing your own personal style in both Black & White, and Colour Photography  

  • Create photos that evoke feeling and imagination in this course that explores personal creative processes 

Duration

  • 14 weeks, 4 hours per week

 

Time

  • Tuesday 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm 

  • Thursday 2.30pm - 4.30 pm

Course Date 

  • TBC

 

Venue

 

Class Size

  • 25 students max

 

Cost 

  • RM 8800 (including RM 500 registration fees)

Enrollment Policies & Procedures

  • All fees must be paid in full two weeks before commencement of course.

  • A non-refundable registration fees of RM500 is due upon registration

  • In the event of  a course cancellation due to unforeseen reasons, including low student enrollment, students will be given a full refund and at least 2 weeks notice.

  • Applicants who wish to cancel their application will receive a full refund (except for the registration fees) only if the cancellation is made 21 working days before the commencement of the course. After this point, refunds cannot be issued.

  • SDL Photography School of Hard Knocks reserves the right to cancel any classes, change content or change instructors without prior notice.

  • SDL Photography School of Hard Knocks reserves the right to alter all terms and conditions and course fees without notice.