Language

Italian

Start date

October 2023

Frequency

Full time

Fruition

On campus

Duration

3 Years

Credits

180

Course coordinator

Daria Scolamacchia

Take a look at what surrounds you and use photographs as a tool to transform everything into emotions and get your message across. That’s exactly what the Photography degree programme at IED Roma is all about

On your three-year degree programme in Photography at IED Roma you will learn how to express yourself through photography in a creative, pragmatic and meaningful way. You will be developing technical, project design and cultural skills, understanding how to match all of that to your personal sensitivity. You will develop curiosity and a desire to learn, looking at the world around you with greater openness of thought and empathy.

Your studies will prepare you to become a visual communication professional, through a learning process where knowledge and practice will merge into one. 
 

Information to decide

Follow your aesthetic creativity, let your inner self be revealed through photography and use your imagination to produce images expressing and revealing your personal style to the world.
 

The Photography degree programme at IED Roma offers a range of subjects that will encourage your ability to translate abstract concepts into tangible forms. Humanities will be part of your studies, with a view to enriching your expressive power and improving your communication skills. 

The aim is to introduce you to a variety of photographic genres, building the skills needed to turn you into an eclectic professional with a unique style.

Workshops and projects throughout the whole programme will give you the opportunity to expand your knowledge, channel your creativity, build experience and understand how to use images for effective communication.
 

The Photography programme at IED Roma is for anyone who wants to communicate ideas, thoughts, visions, events and emotions using a camera lens.

If you believe in the power that a snapshot can convey, if you want to communicate your message openly, as it is perceived in real life, then the Photography degree programme at IED Roma is exactly the perfect training for you. 

You will be working on some exciting projects, getting in touch with professional photographers who will help you understand, interact and share ideas. And you will discover your personal style as a way to express and share what you feel.
 

Studying Photography in Rome offers the opportunity to be learning in a place full of history more than any other, an endless source of images to be captured and experienced all along the way. The eye of a photographer couldn't but find in Rome a magnificent source of inspiration and stories to tell.
You will have the opportunity to enhance your skills, experience new areas of expertise and knowledge, and gain both personal and professional experience through our extensive offer of workshops, seminars, special projects and events with professionals from the industry always ready to help. These will be an opportunity for you to challenge yourself, test your skills, learn about teamwork and understand what you are good at.
At the end of your studies you will be able to work as a Fashion Photographer, Advertising Photographer, Scene Photographer, Still Life Photographer, Photojournalist, Creative Retoucher and Photo Editor.
 

Syllabus

first year

The first year will set the basis for your preparation: you will start getting familiar with the notions of art and photography as well as with technical and cultural tools. You will also be acquiring an effective working method to manage your creative flow, turning ideas into action and projects.

HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART
HISTORY OF APPLIED ARTS
PROJECT DESIGN METHODOLOGY
COMPUTER GRAPHICS 1
PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTION 1
PHOTOGRAPHY 1
THEORY OF PERCEPTION AND PSYCHOLOGY OF FORM
SEMIOTICS OF ART
 



second year

On your second year, you will continue to explore the basic concepts of your programme, improving your skills and learning how to manage your own work. Step by step you will gain a greater awareness of your skills, making full use of your know-how when attending workshops and seminars.

COMPUTER GRAPHICS 2
PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTION 2
PHOTOGRAPHY 2
PHOTOGRAPHIC DOCUMENTATION
PHENOMENOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
FILM AND VIDEO HISTORY
HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY
ADVERTISING COMMUNICATIONS
 



third year

You will be involved in projects under supervision, with the opportunity to experiment and apply what you have previously learned. With your knowledge and skills, you will work on your dissertation project being inspired and supported by your faculty.

COMPUTER GRAPHICS 3
MASS MEDIA THEORY AND METHOD
PHOTOGRAPHY 3
TECHNIQUES OF NEW INTEGRATED MEDIA
GRAPHIC DESIGN
PHOTOGRAPHY 4
 

Faculty

Daria Scolamacchia

Photo editor

Course Coordinator

Eolo Perfido

Photographer

Teacher

Ilaria Magliocchetti Lombi

Lecturer

Teacher

Lorenzo Pesce

Photographer

Teacher

Lorenzo Poli

Photographer

Teacher

Massimo Siragusa

Photographer and Editorial Director of Phaos Edizioni. 

Teacher

Antonio Barrella

Photographer

Teacher

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