The students of Batch 17 brought a Ganesha idol to college offering the god all of his favourite snacks and savouries. This was followed by a Puja and the students lined up the most popular Ganesha songs and sang along in great spirit!
Independence Day at Light & Life Academy is all about celebrating the freedom that we as photographers have in capturing all that is beautiful.
The LLA Campus sprawls over 4 and a half acres of land atop a hill, overlooking one of the largest valleys in the world. Every year we’ve found that the students absolutely love coming to the LLA Campus.
Dressed to impress, the LLA family adorned the all-white special ethnic wear for Onam! The students made this year’s Onam celebration a smashing success.
Alfred Eisenstaedt once said “It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.” We at Light & Life Academy believe that this understanding is crucial to help students become photographers.
After a relatively quiet 2 months, Light & Life Academy was filled with the familiar hustle and bustle of the new students on the first day of the new academic year. Batch 17 has 60 students from 15 states and 33 cities, our biggest batch yet!
The demo was a comprehensive introduction to the techniques of splash photography.
Seats for the academic year 2017-18 are filling up quickly! We at LLA have been interacting with an interesting batch of students from varied backgrounds who will be part of our upcoming programmes this year!
Travel Photography was both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. This was the first time that I travelled to a destination with the sole purpose of photography.
This year’s group Project undertaken by the current batch students was focused around native games that have perished or are on the verge of perishing. Reliving childhood was the motive of this project.
On a regular day at LLA, something interesting was brewing amongst the Akkas on campus. They made an amazing discovery of a poet amongst them. It was none other than the bubbly, warm Malliga Akka.
Current batch students, staff and our doggy light enjoyed getting their faces painted with brilliant colours playing holi on the LLA premises, making our beautiful campus absolutely bright and vivid.
Another successful year goes by at Light & Life. The staff and students of the current batch celebrated the big day with fun and games and obviously song and dance.
Everyone’s favourite, a well-established celebrity, Light- turned two this year. He is LLA’s personal bundle of joy and students are ever so happy to have him loitering around campus.
The Location portraiture class for the current batch was taken by faculty GarimaChoudary at our lush campus with our current batch students flowing with energy.
The LLA campus is alive again, bursting with activity and enthusiasm, as the new students of PGDM Batch 16, join the LLA family! We are very happy to welcome the new batch as they start their journeys towards becoming professional photographers.
Prospective Students at the campus during their interview! Seats for the academic year 2016-17 are filling up quickly! A very interesting batch of students from varied backgrounds are joining us next year! We're excited to start the photography journey with them from the 10th of August 2016!
The Food Specialization demo was taken by faculty Mihir Hardikar with Swathi as the Stylist. It was done in and around the Light & Life campus. The students only got hungrier as the session progressed looking at all the pictures of the mouthwatering food!
The Fine Art class was taken by Iqbal Mohamed at the Light & Life Academy campus. The class focused on how Fine Art photography revolves around the artistic vision of the photographer and how their photographs should represent their vision and creativity.
The Fashion Specialization was conducted by faculty Aneev Rao who has been featured in prominent magazines like Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Grazia just to name a few. Much to the students' awe,
The Automobile class was taken by Iqbal Mohamed on campus. He is known from his masterclass automobile pictures had a great time taking the class.
The Architecture demo was taken by Iqbal Mohamed at a homestay in Lovedale, Ooty. The students got a hands-on experience about artificial and natural lighting and how to compliment the same.
Light & Life Outreach, in collaboration with Government Higher senior secondary school, Thuneri launched a social work programme on 9th of October, 2015. The main aim of the program is to create awareness and broaden the perspectives of the children in GHSS Thuneri beyond the regular academics and expose them to opportunities and activities that they may not have experienced yet.
Underwater photography took off with the pool training session at Hotel Gempark, Ooty. The session was conducted by instructors from Infinity Scuba.
Soulful. That is perhaps the best way to describe Tonia Kohlhoff's voice. A City-based gospel singer, she also sings for a rock band these days. When you consider the fact that she's professional photographer too, you know that the 22-year-old has the makings of a complete artiste...
A marvel of creativity and a work of massive magnificence, the Brahadisvara temple at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu has evoked awe and admiration for the past 1000 years. It has inspired books, articles, and research papers by historians, archaeologists, sociologists, and art experts from India and abroad.
Soundarya Murugaiyan As a first- timer, I really enjoyed the trek, meeting new people, learning new culture, talking to the locals about their work flow . I expected to finish last, but I was one of the few people to finish first. A lot of new frames caught my eye. I am looking forward to more such experiences.
The 10th of August, 2015 marked the first day of the new academic year at Light and Life Academy. A total of 47 students joined the family this year from across 15 states in India. The students were all set to begin the journey of experiencing photography with Light and Life from the very first day!
The colours of India were celebrated by Light and Life Academy this independence day. The corridors of Light and Life Academy were humming to the patriotic tunes and recitals by the students. The students made a model of a tripod and coloured it in tri-colour using their hand impressions! Our celebrations on that day truly represented the freedom of expression cherished by LLA and every Indian citizen !
Light & Life Academy strongly believes that there is beauty in everything around us. On World photography dau, the students were given a fun task of taking pictures of the mundane and ordinary and portray the beauty in it through photography. The students were taken on a field trip to Mudumalai wild life sanctuary for a day of fun and games! The students had a great time and welcomed the break away from assignments and college !
Batch 15 took the onus of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi with full fervour. The campus was reverberating to the sounds of the dhol, chants and bhajans during the week. The students made all the arrangements from the decor to the idol immersion, during festival week.
Onam: Light and Life Academy was transformed into little Kerela on Onam day! It was celebrated traditionally. Everyone wore traditional attire and authentic Kerela cuisine was served on banana leaves on the day! This was accompanied by music and dance performances by the talented students of Batch 15.