The Master in Fashion Photography is dedicated to those who are passionate about Photography and Fashion and has the main purpose of illustrating in detail the processes and methodologies to set a Fashion photoshoot and a highly professional portfolio.

Students will learn the whole working process, from the creation of the Moodboard and Storyboard, to the organization of the creative team, to the Styling, from the choice of the location to the realization of the portfolio, websites and social networks, by collaborating with the different professional figures such as the Make-up Artist, the Hair Stylist, the Fashion Designers, Agencies and Models etc.

Course Objective

The Fashion Photography Master is aimed at those who have a passion for Photography and Fashion, and its goal is to illustrate in detail the processes and the work methods to realize a professional fashion photo shooting and the production of a highly professional portfolio.

From the choice of the portfolio location, the website, and social networks.

The plan includes technical classes, that cover the several photography subjects (History of the photography, the study of great names of Fashion Photography, Woman and Man – Portrait – Beauty – Accessories – Beachwear and Wedding Fashion photo shootings, Still life), as well as practice laboratories in-studio or external, with the support of professional photographers, with the realization of actual photo shootings, with the possibility to use highly professional equipment to create a personal Portfolio.

The Course aims to forge a creative professional, who has, at the same time, knowledge and technical skills that satisfy the requests of the customers and fashion world’s market, through a very professional approach and method.

Professional Outcomes

At the end of the course, the Photographers can work in the many working fields of the fashion environment: publishing, web, television, photo agencies, post-production, as a freelance, working as a photographer or specialist in fashion photo publishing, photo styling, art Buyer, Studio Manager, and Photo editor.

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Course Details

Theory and techniques of fashion photography

  • History of the Fashion Photography
  • Great authors of Fashion
  • Moodboards and storyboard
  • Creation and development
  • Photography studio and professional equipment
  • The light: natural and artificial one
  • The studio: Flash and continuous light

The organization and the creative team

  • Meetings with the professionals

The styling: Concept Style analysis and identification

  • The make-up artist
  • The hairstylist
  • The stylist
  • The designer
  • Models and agencies
  • The choice of the location
  • Press office
  • Setting up the set
  • Relation between dress and light

Styling Mood

  • Styling techniques
  • Trend analysis
  • Psychology of the Fashion
  • Creation of the outfit

In-studio photo shootings (practice)

  • Posture study/set/Limbo
  • Woman fashion
  • Man fashion
  • Portrait
  • Beauty
  • Group shot
  • Beachwear and underwear
  • Accessories/Still life

Outdoor photo shootings

  • Choosing the location – Milan
  • Outdoor shots
  • Selecting the photos for the portfolio
  • Setting up the final exposition

Post-production

  • Using photo editing and graphic software
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Selecting the photos for the portfolio
  • Setting up the final exposition

Editorials and advertisers

  • Analysis of realized pictures
  • Style Imaging
  • Licenses and releasing
  • Creating the portfolio
  • Communication: web/social/sales channels

Exams and Tests

Teachers schedule quarterly verification tests following the progress of the study plan to check the progress of the students in order to help them in case of difficulties or delays in the program.

Once the course program has been successfully completed, the students can access the final exam to obtain the Master Certificate as Fashion Photographer, which will allow them to enter the world of work directly as highly qualified professionals.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum age of 21
  • Previous educational or professional experience in photography
  • Personal professional Camera
  • Laptop equipped with Adobe pack (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)

For those who start from scratch, it will be necessary to complete the Three-year Course in Fashion Photography before enrolling.

Costs

  • Registration fee: €988,00 for EU Citizens, €2.000,00 for non-EU citizens
  • Course Cost: €7.320,00
  • Final exam fee: €300,00
Program taught in:
  • English
Ferrari Fashion School
Last updated October 7, 2019
This course is Campus based
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