Foundation photography Course

Course Overview

Turn your passion into a career.  Join our Photography Course in Himachal Pradesh and learn from a faculty of working professionals to begin your new adventure today.

Our 3 Months certificate program provides students with a disciplined approach to the study of Photography. This Course covers everything from foundation level photography to understanding compositional issues, color and light and goes all the way to digital photo editing and photo manipulation. Student portfolios will demonstrate the variety of skills and creativity developed.

Start Date

Aug 2022

Course Duration

4 months


Offline classes


25,000 INR

Course Modules

13 modules

01 Introduction of Digital Photography

  • An overview and explanation of what a good workflow in Photography looks like.

02 History & Evolution of Photography

  • A deeper Philosophy and understanding of Photography evolution and its history.

03 Anatomy of DSLR Cameras & their Uses

  • Understanding how your camera worksand what camera to buy and how that choice affects your photographs.

04 Types of Lenses and their Uses

Lenses are one of the most important considerations in photography. The lens you choose for each shot can dramatically change your results. its best to know how all the types work so you can make more informed decisions as a photographer in various situations.


05 Three Pillars of Photography

  • Understanding how the Exposure Triangle works,Learn to control these three settings which are vital to achieving a properly exposed photograph.One of the most important photography fundamental.

06 Camera setting for various light conditions

  • Setting up your camera for various daylight conditions such as Blue Hour, Golden Hour, etc.

07 Composition & Good Framing Techniques

  • Technical skills will help your photos to be sharp and well exposed but for capturing interesting photographs things like composition, framing, and playing with light will help you to improve your photographs dramatically.

08 Knowledge of Light

  • Photography is all about capturing light. In this topic we will understand how light plays a key role in capturing successful images.

09 Landscape, People’s, Street Photography

  • Documenting people in their everyday environment, exploring different genre of photography.

10 Abstract, Low Light, Experimental Photography

  • Thoughtfully and creatively composing some challenging experimental shots.

11 Editing & Fixing Photos with Lightroom and Photoshop

  • This topic will cover the knowledge and skills on how to organize your photos better and more effectively, all the basic understandings of photo editing and fixing photo error that you need in photography to process them into amazing looking images.

12 Outdoor Photo walks & workshop with industry Professional

  • Stepping outside from your comfort zone is an essential part for a growing photographer. Photo walks & workshops are a fantastic way to improve your skills and try something new with people who are already working in photography field.

13 Developing Photography Portfolio

  • Developing a strong portfolio that establish your style, your range, and your skills it is your first point of contact for a potential client.
Softwares Covered
Adobe photoshop CC
Adobe Lightroom
Career Opportunities
  • Photographer
  • Photo Editor
  • Photo Manipulation Artist


Foundation photography Course

This course is a foundation course, so all the basics of the photography will be covered in this course which will help you to bring your photography hobby in a professional way.

Any type of DSLR or point and shoot camera will be needed.

Yes, you can learn photography without having any DSLR but make sure that at least you have a camera phone to take photos.

Yes, two software will be covered for photo editing skills i.e. Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop.

A course module timeline and timetable will be shared with you. Before beginning, the classes, online and some offline learning resources will also be shared with you.

Yes, you can learn animation, but you need to takeout 2 to 3 hrs each day from your work schedule.

Yes, there is both online as well as offline mode of classes.

Yes, we do provide free career counselling and demo session for each course before starting any short term or long-term course. For that, you need to register by filling the Free demo session form at the end of each curriculum.

HIDA is accredited with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) We are affiliated with Media & Entertainment Skill Council and the Curriculum is designed as per the Qualification Pack of MESC.

Not sure what course to pick?

Whether you’re interested in animation, digital design, vfx, or photography HIDA has the programs to fit your interests & passion.