Diploma in Photography & Videography


Course duration: 6 Months

Skill India NSDC MESC Certification

MES/Q0904: Still Photographer, NSQF Level - 4

A Photographer is an artist who captures and creates images using cameras and various photographic techniques. Photographers have a keen eye for composition, lighting, and visual storytelling. They work in diverse fields such as portrait photography, fashion, product, wedding and event photography, photojournalism, and fine art photography. Photographers possess technical skills in camera operation, understanding of exposure and lighting, and post-processing and editing abilities. They find employment in their specialized fields, working independently or for studios, agencies, publications, or clients.

Skills Required:

Proficiency in photography techniques

Understanding of composition, lighting, and exposure

Storytelling through images

Attention to detail

Post-processing and editing skills

Employment Areas:

Wedding and event photography

Portrait photography

Fashion photography

Product photography

Fine art photography


Commercial photography

MES/Q0902: Camera Operator, NSQF Level - 4

Camera Operator is responsible for operating the camera during film, television, or video shoots. They collaborate closely with directors and cinematographers to capture the desired shots and visual compositions. Camera operators have a deep understanding of camera equipment, angles, and movements, and are skilled in achieving the desired framing and focus. They work in various shooting conditions, following the instructions of the director and cinematographer to capture the intended visual aesthetic. Camera operators find employment in film and television production, news and broadcasting, live events, sports coverage, and documentary projects.

Skills Required:

Proficiency in handling camera equipment

Technical knowledge of cameras and lenses

Composition and framing

Attention to detail

Ability to work in various shooting conditions

Employment Areas:

Film and television production

News and broadcasting

Live events

Sports coverage

Documentary projects

Course Overview: 

This course is designed to introduce students to the world of photography and videography. The course will enable students to gain full control over the camera, increase their proficiency, and develop their creativity. Students will learn about the technical and aesthetic aspects of photography and videography, and how to appreciate the composition and photographic and videography skills necessary to shoot.

Course Syllabus:

Assessment and Grading:

Assessment will be based on visual work, leading to a final portfolio of images and videos. The ability to grow in the medium, try on new ideas, learn to communicate using the language of photography and videography, and appreciate ideas and trends in historical and contemporary photographic art will all contribute to the grade.

Who can benefit from this course?