B.A. in Still

Capture the moment: Share a series of photos that weave a story from start to finish. Whether it's an exciting trip, a special occasion, or an intimate personal journey, let your audience immerse themselves in the story portrayed through still photography. At RSFI Institute, we believe in the power of images to tell stories that resonate deeply.

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RSFI Institute Offer B.A. Degree
In Still Photography.

In 'Behind the Lens' we're taking a deep dive into the complex
process of creating your favorite still photos. Join us on a
journey where every click tells a story. From the initial spark of
inspiration to the meticulous creation, and the challenges bravely
overcome. Through this immersive experience, we invite you to
witness the creative journey, giving you a glimpse into the artist's
vision and the myriad of emotions captured in each frame.
Join us as we unravel stories, uncover mysteries, and celebrate
the beauty of still photography, one snapshot at a time.
Ravi Sarin Film Institute

Key Learnings

  • The fundamentals and principles of operating a DSLR camera
  • he different styles and techniques of wildlife photography, landscape photography, street photography and food photography
  • The importance of light, space, color and composition in photography
  • Producing photos for newspapers, magazines, exhibition galleries, books, etc.
Ravi Sarin Film Institute

Course Projects

Project 1

Taking photos showing freezing, motion and depth of field

Project 2

Clicking photos in different setups and lighting

Project 3

Practicing lightroom tools, presets, color, image correction

Project 4

Capturing dramatic moments that influence minds of viewers

Project 5

Case study on corporate digital campaign

Project 6

Shooting a fashion campaign

Ravi Sarin Film Institute

Our Syllabus

  • How photography has evolved since the 19th century.
  • Demonstrating the working knowledge of the photographic process from 1839 to the present.
  • Studying about veteran photographers and their style.
  • Understanding fundamental marketing concepts, theories and principles.
  • Identifying and understanding the basic concepts of cameras.
  • Evaluating the use of natural and artificial light.
  • Print development and print presentation.
  • Explaining the elements of art and applying them in photography.
  • Recognizing and understanding the basic, aesthetic and expressive concepts of photography.
  • Production of photographs in response to class assignments.

  • Understanding the process of devising an advertising strategy for a brand.
  • Learning the function, meaning and artistic qualities of graphic design by working on software like Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Understanding page layouts, typeface, positioning and choice of color, image and text.
  • Create photographic images utilizing technology and workflow processes according to visual objectives.
  • Learn to produce photos for newspapers, magazines (print and online), galleries, books, etc.
  • Applying principles of photography in creating impactful photographs.

The early years of Indian cinema through screening, discussions and reviews.

  • Developing strong proficiency in 3D product design and 3D architectural visualization.
  • Getting trained on the creative aspects of scene compositions in animation.
  • Generating character model sheets for animation production.
  • Learning to interpret 3D modeling workflow.
  • Learning to apply tools and techniques in texturing.
  • Understanding how to build skeletons and customized attributes of the characters.
  • Learning about simulation and effects in 3D Visualization.

  • Introduction to the different cultures and art forms.
  • Understanding the essence of religions, history, political theories, beliefs, and language.
  • Exploring Iranian, French, Latin and Korean cinema.
  • Screening, discussions, and reviews of the films.
  • Learning individually to direct and produce 10-12 minutes short films.
  • Developing a sense of selecting the right location, conceiving 3D visuals.
  • Developing the feel and look of each frame.
  • Learning to supervise the d├ęcor and sticking to budget allocation.

  • Learning motion graphic techniques that will help students in creating their own animated title tracks and basic logo animation.
  • Creating a studio reel of fashion or beauty products.
  • Creating and composing fashion-oriented shots on locations utilizing lighting augmentation.
  • Learning advanced video production using indoor lighting setups.

  • Understanding the fundamentals of media market research in terms of methodology.
  • Submission of a seminar paper abstract.