The Academy is open from September 2020 and September 2021 – unlocks!
All Courses at Stenodac are operational. Classes have been conducted as usual thoughout 2021, with the next batches commencing in January 2022.
6-MONTHS DIPLOMA COURSE in PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Announcing the opening of three dedicated training Studios, from 2022.
TWO INTAKES A YEAR in JUNE 2022 and October 2022!
INQUIRES / ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR ALL COURSES!
Stenodac’s Professional Photography Course is for anyone who wishes to become a full-time Professional Photography in the various genres of the Art. NO prior knowledge is required—just a passionate desire to become a MasterClass Photographer. We teach you how the Professional Shoot, and you will learn how to shoot like a professional. The Course includes Photography with Cameras and Editing Skills with Professional Software like Photoshop, etc. The Academy has much of the world’s best facilities, including the latest in lightings, light shaping tools, advanced Cameras, a full-fledged Professional Studio – and the Course will involve extensive indoor and outdoor work. All of the Training is hands-on. We avoid unnecessary history topics or theory studies which are usually covered in long-duration Courses. We concentrate on practicality and immediate result-oriented work. Our MasterClass Teaching style is designed to make you an advanced Photographer in the shortest learning time.
You SEE, you DO, you LEARN. YOU SEE, YOU DO, YOU LEARN.
Then you practice, practice, practice until you have attained mastery in the topic of learning. We are in constant pursuit of excellence, and we will ingrain that streak in you. Our Motto is “AVERAGE WILL NOT DO, and ONLY MASTERCLASS STANDARDS IS YOUR GOAL”.
It is highly intensive Couse it cannot be done side-by-side with any other activity like jobs, college studies, etc. Your full dedication of 6 months to the Course is required for the MasterClass training that we offer. We will give ample days for outdoor/indoor sessions in this intensive method of training. THE COURSE IS BASED ON INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AND WITH LATEST OF TECHINQUES, COMBINED WITH THE BEST OF TECHNOLOGY. One of the most essential skills you will learn is the “ART OF SEEING”, AND “CAPTURING PICTURES THAT HAVE THE “WOW FACTOR”, THAT “POWER IMPACT” PHOTOGRAPHY!
A PERSONAL MEETING WITH THE COURSE TRAINER IS REQUIRED BEFORE ADMISSIONS CAN BE GRANTED.
THOSE WHO HAVE COMPLETED OUR “CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY” COURSE ARE AUTOMATICALLY ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSIONS TO THIS COURSE.
PLEASE MEET PERSONALLY TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE.
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY – ADVANCED
You know your photography but still want to hone your skills further. Or you don’t know anything and you want to get a proper formal education in the Art and Science of Photography. ALL TOPICS ARE TAUGHTS FROM BASICS to INTERMEDIATE and then to ADVANCED.
As you go through the course you will learn to think about more creative ways to go about your shooting. You will learn how to handle tricky light situations, artificial lights, characteristics of different photo subjects, etc. You will sometimes encounter situations that you are stuck with, and do not know how to handle. This Course has all the answers.
This Course also helps you to choose your specialization in the various genres of Photography and you can zero down on the field/s that fascinates you the most.
This practical course covers advanced aspects of the – 5 T’s – Advanced Techniques, Tips, Tutorials, Traps, Tricks and much more.
It prepares you to become a professional with guided step-by-step instructions on the how-to and know-how of intricate details of ADVANCED skills. Self-learning these specialised skills may take years, but with proper guidance from our Trainers, you can get into Professional Photography in quick time.
STENODAC ACADEMY OF PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL IMAGINING
GOA’s premier full-fledged PHOTOGRAPHY ACADEMY commenced in May 2001 and has its main Centre at PANJIM. Several thousands of students have been trained by the Academy and many have gone on to make a mark in the fields of Photo-Journalism, Professional Photography, Fashion Photography, Cruise-Liner Ship Photographers and others have launched their own Studios. Many others are using their skills as advanced hobbyists and are taking amazing pictures after training with the Academy.
The Academy is managed by Mr Alirio Saldanha (Owner / Director), who has been in the field of education for over 30 years with the 51-year Goa’s reputed STENODAC EDUCATION GROUP (with training Courses in Fashion Designing, Travel Management, Office Training, Computers and 25 other programs) and is himself an avid and passionate photographer. After studying a thorough practical training Course at the New York Institute of Photography, he associated himself with the top faculty of the World-renowned Brookes Institute of Photography, California and professionally trained with India’s top two Institutions, Shari Academy of Professional Photography, Mumbai and the Light & Life Academy, Ooty, India.
Mr Saldanha is a qualified Master Photographer Regnant with an Honorary Degree of Excellence from the U.S.A. His work has been recognized internationally and he has won accreditations and international achievement Awards for his contribution to the field of Photography.
He is a member of prestigious Indian and International organizations and also runs the American-based popular Internet Club “Photography World” which brings together the photography fraternity from all around the World. He has organised several Photo Contests and has been a judge for a number of international and national level events.
Mr Saldanha has been the spokesperson for CANON India for the launch of their Digital Cameras and is invited to give talks by various social and photography-interest groups. He is also a Special Columnist writer for Newspapers, E-zines and writes on the latest international trends in DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY.
Mr Saldanha is widely travelled and has visited over 65+ countries across the globe. When he is not travelling, he is busy conducting training Courses in photography for Freshers, Hobbyists and aspiring Professionals. Sharing his passion for others is his greatest desire and satisfaction. He loves to impart his vast reservoir of knowledge with his students and he endears himself with them, throughout the Course and beyond. Many photographers in Goa: beginners, amateurs, advanced amateurs, and professionals have benefited from his commitment to help, share and serve. For him, it is not a business venture. He loves sharing his great passion, PHOTOGRAPHY.
With a strong backbone of the STENODAC EDUCATION GROUP, Stenodac Academy trains to INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS! With state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, the Academy follows the latest trends in training techniques! Also, your Professional Trainer shares his vast international experience which he has mastered over the years as a Professional Commercial Photographer.
This Course is classified as ADVANCED
PLEASE MEET OUR COURSE COORDINATOR FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT this and OTHER COURSES AVAILABLE.
THE ACADEMY also offers the “CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE” (BASIC to INTERMEDIATE Course with some ADVANCED topics too), for beginners, enthusiasts, hobbyists, and all those who want to learn and enjoy the art and craft, and all the creativity in photography has to offer. Please check the page: CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY by clicking on the link below :