Post Date: 20 Mar, 2019

FTII Announces Short Course in Still Photography in Pune.

Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) will be conducting a Foundation Course in Still Photography in the Campus from 09th to 28th April 2019.

Conducted under FTII's film education outreach initiative SKIFT (Skilling India in Film & Television) the 20-day Course in Still Photography will introduce the participants to DSLR camera, three pillars of Photography, basic techniques in photography and Camera handling.

"Despite all the charm of the video and film, still photography will never go out of fashion. The visual sense of photography is often the forerunner of digital cinematography. The Course will also offer insights to learners in studio portraits, interior photography, street candid photography and fashion photography. Bharat Kanhere is one of India's finest photography teachers. He has had a long stint at FTII, teaches in several institutes and has conducted photography courses for FTII in Kashmir Valley", said Bhupendra Kainthola, Director, FTII announcing the much-awaited Course.

Course Director Bharat Kanhere has been in the field of photography for 55 years, of which 28 years have been as academic staff member in Department of Cinematography at FTII. He has been practicing advertising-industrial photography for many years now. He has directed and produced documentaries such as, V BABASAHEB — LIFE IN FULL OPEN and BHAURAO DATAR- A CURTAIN CALL which have been screened at film festivals across India. He assisted veteran cinematographer Radhu Karmakar in Raj Kapoor's SATYAM SHIVAM SUNDARAM before plunging into industrial, food and commercial photography.

 It is mandatory for Course participants to have a Single Lens Digital Reflex Camera and different focal length lenses. Also participants must have attained 18 years of age to be eligible for enrolment.

The 20-day course includes classes on Saturdays & Sundays from 10 am to 6 pm.

The last date for applying is 2nd April 2019. Course details are available on and