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Photography & Videography

Photography & Videography

Photography Modules
Videography Modules
Placement Opportunities
Admission Process

Duration - 6 months


Photographs are increasingly becoming the primary means of conveying information. This course will provide students with both a thorough understanding photography and a solid exposure to the equipment and techniques used in the field today. Students who complete this course will have completed projects that they can proudly display to potential employers.


With the advancements in technology, Videography still remains the most sought course for many. The art of framing and conveying message with the help of lights and camera angles is best taught in this course. At the end of the course students will have through knowledge of the skills used for Videography and make themselves competent in the industry.



For more details contact:

Dr. N. Tamilselvi - 9884442999, Dr. Nazeema - 98404 71705, Mr. John Bosco - 79048 63169


Flexible timing | Weekend & Weekday class available | 15 days training

Photography Modules

Module 1:

Handling a DSLR

How to view images- aesthetics and technicalities

The science behind image making

The exposure triangle (shutter speed, ISO, aperture)

Module 2:

Play of light in creating images


Lenses and their uses

Outdoor shooting

Module 3:

Indoor shooting

Studio lighting setups

Basics of different specializations

Module 4:

In depth concepts about the specialization

Hands on practical classes for the specialization

Field work related to the specialization

Final project related to the specialization

Module 5: focus on the specialisation – Modelling Photography

Module 6: focus on the specialisation – Wedding Photography

Module 7: focus on the specialisation – Product Photography

Module 8: concepts about post processing in photography

Videography Modules

Module 1: Introduction to Videography; Definition; Scope and Purpose; Basic shot terminology: Close up, Mid shot, Long shot, Big close up, Mid-long shot, Extreme long shot, Point of view (POV) shot, Over-the- shoulders (OTS) shot, high angle and low angle shot, top angle shot; Introduction to the concept of Imaginary Line, matching of action; direction of the movement and look. Reverse angle.


Module 2: Introduction to script; Writing a script; Scenes and shots; Screen techniques – Joining of shots and scenes, the cut and types of cut, the imaginary line, basic movements and other transitions like fade, mix, etc. Principles of Editing: Necessity of Editing; Film review; Appreciations; Criticism; Definitions; Creative strategy and planning.


Module 3: To take a shot; Continuity record-clapperboard/slate; Documentary film; Basic techniques of building a scene; Idea presentations; Scriptwriting; Storyboard; Terms used for camera movement and editing; Mini surveys; Copywriting: Role and Importance; Different file formats (16 mm, 35 mm, 70 mm) and aspect ratios.


Module 4: Final Cut; Dub matching and track laying; Married Print; Different formats of tapes; DV technology; Use of Chroma key; Studio lighting; Use of filters for colour cinematography: colour-conversion; colour compensation (CC) and light balancing (LB); Motion Picture Printing; Colour negative.


Module 5: View finder; Intermittent motion; Threading; Magazine; Matte Box, Camera supports and other accessories; Lenses; Documentary research; View and study different types of films; Theoretical perspective and an overview on Global Media; Case Studies; Shutter and Shutter angle (camera and projector).


Contemporary and Need based Syllabus

Hands on Experience with internship

State of the art Technology and Equipment

Renowned Media professionals as faculty

Association with renowned Indian and International Media Organizations.

Ample global placement and Startup opportunities

Separate accommodation for Men and Women Students

Medium of instruction is English and Tamil

Focus on Moral, cultural, democratic Secular Ethical values

Affordable fees

Placement Opportunities

Photography carries a pool of career opportunities to its aspiring students.


Wedding Photographer

Modelling photographer

Fashion Photographer

Product Photographer


Street Photographer

Wildlife Photographer

Nature and Landscape Photographer and much more.


Here, we share with you the job opportunities with respect to cinematography.



Digital Imaging Technician



Camera Operator

Admission Process

Application forms with prospectus will be issued for Rs.200/-

Completed forms to be submitted with a Registration fee of Rs. 300/-

Online application submission facility is available with on line payment of Rs.500/- (or send a DD for Rs.500 in favour of General Secretary, QUEST)

Application form in PDF format can be downloaded from our website and filled in applications can be sent by post for registration with a fee of Rs. 500/- by way of DD.

The applications registered first will be processed and call letters will be sent for selection interview.

SC/ST candidates are exempted from paying the admission fee

Meritorious and deserving candidates may be considered for sponsorship, scholarship, and education loan


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