Life at LLA

Architecture and Interior Photography Specialization with Iqbal Mohamed

Students share their learnings and experiences from the Architecture Specialization by Iqbal Sir.

Graduation Day & 20th Anniversary Celebration: 21st of March

The 21st of March is always a special day at LLA! This year it was doubly special.

Pre-Graduation Celebration: 20th of March

The graduating batches (18 & 19) came together as students for one last time.

Batch 20 Unwinds

Students of Batch 20 get their “act” together with a game of cruel charades.

How do you see light?

Students share their thoughts after completing the Light and Lighting module.

Group Research Project: Batch 20

As artists, when we have a deeper understanding of ideas that govern the world

Best of Images : Edition 1

Here's a look at the best images by the students of batch-20 from their Intro to 35mm...

Captioning for Photographers

Every picture has a story to tell… So what’s the story here? - A workshop by Pankaja...

Karthigai Deepam Celebrations 2020

7 groups, 7 spaces, 700 radiant lamps, a day dedicated to celebrating light!

Pongal O Pongal! - Pongal Festivities at LLA

Festivals and celebrations at LLA are always special. With all the joy, laughter and community..

Celebrating the Art of Origami

This World Origami Day (11 November, 2019) was a special one, here at LLA - Swati Prabhakaran

Halloween @ LLA!

From the decorations of bats, spiders, pumpkins and ghosts to the highlight, our very own in- house...

Oct 01, 2019: ’International Day of Older Persons’

‘Service before self’, can be so fulfiling & enriching! Sixty elderly inmates of the Pope Paul Mercy Home,...

Our students their stories - Abhishek Kundu

Good Photography means drawing inspiration from everything around us.

Creative Assignment

Every year with each batch is such a rejuvenating feeling! This batch for me is very vibrant...

Color Workshop

The students were introduced to the fascinating world of Colour in a workshop led by Dr. Margaret...

How We Celebrated World Photography Day

August 19, 2019 was perhaps one of the more special World Photography Days for LLA, yet.

Independence Day Celebration 2019

At Light & Life Academy, we pride ourselves in the ethnic and geographical diversity that our students...

ABC Assignment in Photography

Becoming better Photographers starts with how we perceive the world. We need to train ourselves to ‘look...

First Day at LLA (Batch 2019-20)

It was finally happening! LLA t-shirts and hoodies were laid out, the ID cards arranged alphabetically and...

Fashion Specialization at LLA

Ah, nothing like a good ol’ Fashion Specialization! Much like the one we just wrapped up here...

Architecture Specialization at LLA

Architecture Specialization was a blast! Four days of students getting a unique insight into the world of...

Food Specialization Sessions at LLA

We’ve just wrapped up the Food Specialization for our current batch of students. As always, it was...

The LLA "Rhapsody"

Mr. Anil Srinivasan, along with his colleagues from Rhapsody, a flourishing ‘Education through Music’ program, popped in...

Light & Life Academy runs the whole distance for the Ootyultra Marathon - 2019

When Race Director and Ultramarathon runner, Kannan Sundararajan a.k.a Coach Kay approached Light & Life Academy (LLA)

Graduation day – Speech by Mr. D. Shivakumar

March 21, 2019: This year, the Chief Guest and Keynote speaker was Mr. D. Shivakumar, Group Executive...

21st March Annual day and Graduation day at LLA!

Light and Life has taught me more than just photography. Right from the faculties to the akkas...

LLA’s first Fashion Show by the Akkas and Annas

This was one show that caught everyone by surprise. Infact you could call it a show-stopper.

Photojournalism Session with Gurinder Osan

Gurinder Osan, guest lecturer for the Photojournalism students, familiarized the batch with the current trends in photojournalism...

Students of LLA making sure people ‘Vote 100%’

110 AC Sweep Strategy – Election Awareness Campaign. The objective of the Election Commission of India was...

Ultra Violet Photography

Ultra Violet Photography gives a very unique dimension to any frame. The U.V Light makes the image...

Sukil’s Session on Outdoor Product Photography

The one thing that stood out to me about Sukil sir is that while critiquing an image,...

Multimedia Session

The Multimedia session was taken by R. Narayan Kumar, an alumni of FTII with over 20 years...

Moonlight Photography

The session on Moonlight Photography was taken by Sukil. To most, moonlight photography was completely new and...

Admissions at LLA, Interviews on Feb 14, 2019

Another enthusiastic bunch of students were at the LLA Campus seeking admission as our 2nd set of...

Festivities in Nilgiris

Another field trip! This time it was to Nundhala, a neighbouring village where students got first-hand experience...

Admissions have begun, for the 2019 – 2020 Batch!

It’s that time of the year when there is a buzz at LLA. Everyone’s busy doing something...

Pongal Celebrations

The LLA campus was as colorful as ever, as our multi-talented Akkas exhibited their artistic side, decorating...

Studio session begins at LLA

The studio sessions that students were excitedly waiting for, began with faculty Garima Chaudhry.

Class on Portable Flash

Extremely popular with students over the years, Sudhanva Atri, was at LLA this year too, to...

Pinhole Photography Session

Pinhole Photography! A session that brings out the artist in you! A technique that gives a painterly...

Photo Journalism Course Kicks off, at LLA

The students of photojournalism had their first hands-on session with Mr. Desikan Krishnan a photojournalist with around...

Photography to Gastronomy - At a Click!

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food." - George Bernard Shaw, Man and...

A Dusshera to be remembered

Students and Staff ushered in the day on an auspicious note with a colourful puja at the...

Shailja Bhatnagar Exhibits her Pictures at India Art Festival

Shailja Bhatnagar a talented photographer, had a keen interest in Fine Arts right from her school days.

All Work and no Play? Just not possible at LLA!!!

Amidst the hectic schedules, classes, assignments, shoots, submissions and critique sessions we still found time for some...

Ganesh Chaturthi 2018

The preparations for Ganesh Chaturthi started a day before the actual festival day, when the students gave...

Wax Crayon Printing Workshop

Students of Batch’ 18 working together on a creative endeavor with a good cause in mind. “Idle...

Color Of Light – Off Campus Session

Mr. Iqbal Mohamed takes his class outdoors. A practical session on color and its myriad hues. This...

Diwali: A celebration of Light, Life and all things Sweet!

It was a Diwali with a welcome twist this time at Light & Life Academy (LLA). In...

Photowalk Through Villages

A vacation of adventurous spirit, the Photowalk today added more joy to the already exciting environment. Light...

First Day

18 States, 37 Cities and 59 Students from all over the country. Every year the LLA family...

It's not farewell!

As the academic year drew to a close on 14th of June, 2018 for the students of...

Camping at LLA

The students of Batch 17 have brought about a new trend at LLA, camping out in college....

Wildlife Photography Class

This year’s Wildlife Photography session was conducted by Mr. Alphonse Roy, an internationally acclaimed wildlife cinematographer whose...

Fashion Photography Specialization

Aneev Rao’s annual pilgrimage to Ooty from the hustle of Mumbai life as a fashion photographer was...

Automobile Photography Workshop

Batch 17 couldn’t contain their excitement in the days that lead to the automobile workshop conducted by...

Food & Beverage Photography Specialization

The campus was enveloped in the aromas of various flavors from all across India during the Food...

Architecture & Interior Photography Specialization

Mr. Iqbal Mohamed conducted the much anticipated Architecture & Interior specialization class for the students of Batch...

Trans-creativity workshop

At LLA, we strongly believe that one art form inspires another and hence, it is crucial that...

Pinhole Photography

To get a good grounding on any subject of interest, one must start from its inception. Hence,...

Location Portraiture and Product class by Shantonobho Das

It always gives us immense pleasure when our alumni decide to visit and spend the day at...

Graduation Day 2018

The 21st of March is a day of tremendous significance to the LLA family as we came...

Republic Day

Students of the Light & Life Academy saluted the colours of our Republic. Drawn from every corner...

Pongal in Grand Style

Continuing a long standing tradition, the students and staff of LLA celebrated the harvest festival - Pongal...

Visitors to Campus

It always gives us immense pleasure when our alumni decide to visit and spend the day at...

Dussera on campus

Vijayadasami/Dussera was a spectacular day on campus. It started on a traditional note as the students and...

Drone Photography

This year, LLA conducted a session on Drone photography for Batch 17 students and it opened up...

Mr. Desikan Krishnan has been a photographer for over 40 years

It is a nice experience coming back every year and sharing my knowledge with new students. This...

Colour Workshop

Knowing the basic colours was always taught to us since kinder garden.

Shantonobho Das, Faculty, Light & Life Academy

It is a nice experience coming back every year and sharing my knowledge with new students. This...

Workshop on Colour by Dr. Margaret Thomas & Dr Swapna Sathish

Dr. Margaret Thomas is Head of Department of Fine Arts at Stella Maris College, Chennai & Dr...

My Favourite Spot

The LLA Campus sprawls over 4 and a half acres of land atop a hill, overlooking one...

Ganesh Festival in Campus

The students of Batch 17 brought a Ganesha idol to college offering the god all of his...

World Photography Day

Alfred Eisenstaedt once said “It is more important to click with people than to click the...

Workshop by Prof. Subhash Tendle

Having over 35 years of hands-on experience in creating advertising and brand communication, Dr Subash Tendle is...

Onam celebrations

Dressed to impress, the LLA family adorned the all-white special ethnic wear for Onam! The students made...

Independence Day

Independence Day at Light & Life Academy is all about celebrating the freedom that we as photographers...

1st day at LLA 2017

After a relatively quiet 2 months, Light & Life Academy was filled with the familiar hustle and...

Aiswarya Murali - LLA alumni received an Award

Aiswarya Murali – LLA alumni, Batch 13 received an Eastern Bhoomika Award.

Splash Photography Demo by Faculty Sukil Tarnas

The demo was a comprehensive introduction to the techniques of splash photography.

Prospective Students 2017

Seats for the academic year 2017-18 are filling up quickly! We at LLA have been interacting with...

Travel Assignment

Travel Photography was both exciting and overwhelming at the same time. This was the first time that...

Research Project

This year’s group Project undertaken by the current batch students was focused around native games that have...

The Poetess Malliga

On a regular day at LLA, something interesting was brewing amongst the Akkas on campus. They made...

Holi on Campus

Current batch students, staff and our doggy light enjoyed getting their faces painted with brilliant colours playing...

Annual Day Celebrations

Another successful year goes by at Light & Life. The staff and students of the current batch...

Light Turns 2

Everyone’s favourite, a well-established celebrity, Light- turned two this year. He is LLA’s personal bundle of...

Location Portraiture

The Location portraiture class for the current batch was taken by faculty GarimaChoudary at our lush campus...

Prospective Students

Prospective Students at the campus during their interview! Seats for the academic year 2016-17 are filling...

Food

The Food Specialization demo was taken by faculty Mihir Hardikar with Swathi as the Stylist. It was...

Fine Art

The Fine Art class was taken by Iqbal Mohamed at the Light & Life Academy campus. The...

Fashion

The Fashion Specialization was conducted by faculty Aneev Rao who has been featured in prominent magazines like...

Automobile

The Automobile class was taken by Iqbal Mohamed on campus. He is known from his masterclass automobile...

Architecture

The Architecture demo was taken by Iqbal Mohamed at a homestay in Lovedale, Ooty. The students got...

Social Work Programme

Light & Life Outreach, in collaboration with Government Higher senior secondary school, Thuneri launched a social work...

Underwater Programme Training

Underwater photography took off with the pool training session at Hotel Gempark, Ooty. The session was conducted...

Photowalk

At the end of the Session on Introduction to 35 mm Professional Photography , our students set...