Where a Photography school is located plays a big role in what resources, inspiration and opportunities are available for students. Quality Photography & Cinematography training inside the classroom needs to be supplemented with outside enrichment and stimulation. Students need to be inspired by their surroundings and to have great examples of quality work within their reach.

Bharati Vidyapeeth’s School of Photography is situated in Pune, a vibrant & bustling metropolis and probably the culture capital of Maharashtra. With a massive student population, the ever-growing IT industry, the presence of stalwarts like Tata Motors, Bajaj Auto, Mahindra & Mahindra, Infosys, and the right mix of culture in its vibrant theatre, music, and literary spaces, Pune has all the right ingredients to be the perfect location for a school of photography. The school is situated in a campus, which sits on 85 acres of land. It has medical, dental, engineering, fine art, homeopathy, Ayurveda, environmental studies, architecture, and other disciplines.

A 4-hour drive brings you to Mumbai, the capital of the entertainment & the media industry. It is also the capital of the Film & Advertising industry of the country. Opportunity abounds here.

Photography schools need to have a good selection of courses that prepare students for success in this dynamic and competitive industry. Courses should offer instruction in contemporary photographic and cinematographic tools and techniques, visual design, lighting, digital manipulation and much more.

Bharati Vidyapeeth’s School Of Photography offers various courses in Photography & Cinematography discipline a B.A. Commercial Photography (3 Year, Full Time), B.A. Photography & Cinematography (3 Year, Full Time), & M.A. Commercial Photography & Cinematography (2 Year, Full Time). Students can do specialization in specific genres of photography, such as food & beverage, products & still life, industrial & corporate, fashion & people, architecture & spaces and more.

Specialization can help students gain unique skill sets that set them apart in the industry.

It always helps students if the mentors instructing them have proven professional experience in the photography & cinematography industry.

Industry-experienced mentors can pass on real-world knowledge, inside tips and an array of other helpful information. That is why our mentors are stalwarts of the industry and have successfully executed assignments for top national & international brands, corporate houses, publications, news agencies and Bollywood. They bring to the table vast reserves of experience gleaned from numerous professional & exacting shoots. Our guest faculties include Jaideep Oberoi, Avinash Gowariker, Tarun Khiwal, and from Cinematography & Filmmaking Dara Singh (Sound Design), Dilip More (Art Direction) Aniket Kale (Film Editor), Deep & Yardly Pal (Steadicam), Gayatri Chatterjee (Film Scholar and Author) amongst a host of others.

Apart from photographers & Cinematography, other top-notch industry related professional’s likeleading creative directors, graphic designers, painters, directors, potters are also part of our guest faculty.

In order for students to become skilled in the use of industry-relevant photographic & Cinematography techniques, infrastructure, tools, and technology, it is essential for the photography school of your choice to have the appropriate resources. Up-to-date resources also help ensure that course material remains current. Bharati Vidyapeeth’s School Of Photography can safely lay claim to the title of being the most up-to-date in India as far as infrastructure is concerned. Our studios measure about 14000 sq.ft., with the master studio measuring in at an impressive 10,000 sq.ft in area with 28ft high ceilings. The facility also has an edit room AV library amongst others.

Students use equipment like Broncolor lights, Hasselblad & Phase One high-resolution medium format digital cameras (31-, 40- & 60-megapixel backs), Sinar view camera systems, Blackmagic production 4k & URSA Mini cameras, Cannon C300 & C500 cameras. Zeiss cine lenses.

Chimera lightbanks and Manfrotto camera support systems in their daily schedules. Our digital labs are equipped with the latest Apple Macintosh workstations & Epson large format printers which students can use freely for assignments, coursework etc. The school also has a Harman Gold certified analogue Dark Room facility along with an excellent AV facility with a vast collection of instructional videos, movies & documentaries.

Learning in the classroom provides the building blocks of your education; however, having the chance to apply those skills in real-world settings is essential for becoming prepared to pursue success upon graduation. Students need to know how to use Photography & Cinematography equipment and handle the challenges that arise while trying to take effective and compelling photographs in a variety of settings. Bharati Vidyapeeth’s School of Photography’s unique methodology of instruction ensures a very intensive hands-on approach to learning Photography & Cinematography components. Simulated real world assignments and regular interactions with industry constituents like creative directors; visualizers, designers etc. prepare students for the field.