Workshop on Visual Storytelling by Subhash Tendle
Behind the scenes from the Hi Nanna film shoot.
The day students took over the LLA kitchen.
Batch 23 celebrated their first festival together on campus- Onam.
LLA welcomes a new batch of aspiring image makers.
An overview of the session on Large Format Film Cameras and Tilt Shift Lenses.
A slumber party on LLA campus - under a blanket of stars.
Diwali at LLA - Cool music, warm diyas and hot vadas!
An overview of Batch 21’s Studio Portraiture module.
How many new and unique frames can you find on campus?
Admissions are in progress for Batch 2022-23.
LLA celebrated 21 years on Mar 21, 2022.
Best Images from Light & Lightning Module.
Photography met language in a fun game for Batch 21.
A selection of images from the first month of Batch 21.
Batch 21 went on a photowalk with a twist - no cameras.
Photography, like almost any other art form, exercises both the body and mind.
Batch-21 got a glimpse of all things LLA on their first day on campus.
The large format camera is truly an unmatched piece of photographic equipment.
Fashion Specialisation conducted by Aneev Rao.
Students of batch 20 got a chance to play (and of course work) with High end Lights.
This World Photography Day, LLA wanted to pay a visual tribute to our COVID Warriors.
The studio sessions are underway at LLA and the campus is buzzing with excitement.
Food & Beverage Photography Specialisation conducted by Mihir Hardikar and Swati Desai.
Watch all the action from the Aerial Photography Workshop with Batch 20.
Watch students of Batch 20 take over the LLA kitchen!
Students share their learnings and experiences from the Architecture Specialization by Iqbal Sir.
The 21st of March is always a special day at LLA! This year it was doubly special.
The graduating batches (18 & 19) came together as students for one last time.
Students of Batch 20 get their “act” together with a game of cruel charades.
Students share their thoughts after completing the Light and Lighting module.
As artists, when we have a deeper understanding of ideas that govern the world
Here's a look at the best images by the students of batch-20 from their Intro to 35mm session.
Every picture has a story to tell… So what’s the story here? - A workshop by Pankaja Srinivasan
7 groups, 7 spaces, 700 radiant lamps, a day dedicated to celebrating light! The first of the festivals with Batch 20 at LLA, Karthigai Deepam, was spectacular!
Festivals and celebrations at LLA are always special. With all the joy, laughter and community, every occasion becomes something to remember!
This World Origami Day (11 November, 2019) was a special one, here at LLA - Swati Prabhakaran
From the decorations of bats, spiders, pumpkins and ghosts to the highlight, our very own in- house prosthetic make up artist, Creya Sathi (Batch 2019-20)
What do you get when you put 60 people (students & staff at LLA).
‘Service before self’, can be so fulfiling & enriching!
Mr.Desikan’s class was interesting in terms of how photojournalism had an impact on the society since the camera was invented.
Every year with each batch is such a rejuvenating feeling! This batch for me is very vibrant.
Right from the History of Art and Colour even as it transitioned to Photography, and the relationship between colour and emotion.
August 19, 2019 was perhaps one of the more special World Photography Days for LLA, yet.
At Light & Life Academy, we pride ourselves in the ethnic and geographical diversity that our students hail from.
Another enthusiastic bunch of students were at the LLA Campus seeking admission as our 2nd set of interviews took place.
Batch 19-20’s first day at LLA was a blast! We look forward to everything that is in store for them and to all that this talented bunch have to offer over this coming year!
Ah, nothing like a good ol’ Fashion Specialization! Much like the one we just wrapped up here at LLA with the ever fascinating Aneev Rao!
Architecture Specialization was a blast! Four days of giving students a unique insight into the world of Architectural Photography led by the man himself, Iqbal Mohamed!
Food Specialization by Mihir Hardikar and Swati Desai . They shared some valuable insights into everything related to food, photography and styling.
Mr. Anil Srinivasan, along with his colleagues from Rhapsody, a flourishing ‘Education through Music’ program, popped in for a visit last week at LLA.
When Race Director and Ultramarathon runner, Kannan Sundararajan a.k.a Coach Kay approached LLA.
Light & Life Academy Graduation day Speech by Mr. D. Shivakumar, Aditya Birla Group.
Light and Life has taught me more than just photography.
This was one show that caught everyone by surprise. Infact you could call it a show-stopper.
Gurinder Osan, familiarized the batch with the current trends in photojournalism.
110 AC Sweep Strategy – Election Awareness Campaign.
UV Photography is done using fluorescent paint and ultra violet. Whatever the subject the ultra violet photography makes it look unreal.
The one thing that stood out to me about Sukil sir is that while critiquing an image, he only adds improvements.
The Multimedia session was taken by R. Narayan Kumar, an alumni of FTII with over 20 years of experience in the industry.
The session on Moonlight Photography was taken by Sukil. To most, moonlight photography was completely new and all the students really enjoyed the session.
Field Trip to Nundhala, a neighboring village where students got the first-hand experience of the rich culture of the local tribe.
After a relatively quiet 2 months, Light & Life Academy was filled with the familiar hustle and bustle of the new students.
Shailja Bhatnagarat - Exhibiting her work at India Art Festival.
The studio sessions started with the students learning about the various lights, light modifying accessories and grip equipment.
Extremely popular with students over the years, Sudhanva Atri, was at LLA this year too, to take a session on portable flash.
Pinhole Photography! A session that brings out the artist in you! A technique that gives a painterly effect to the images.
The students of photojournalism had their first hands-on session with Mr. Desikan Krishnan a photojournalist.
An interesting day at LLA, when ‘rolls’were reversed - Students of Batch 18 donned the Chefs hats and took over the kitchen.
Students and Staff ushered in the day on an auspicious note with a colourful puja at the Admin Block at Light & Life Academy.
Shailja Bhatnagar a talented photographer, had a keen interest in Fine Arts right from her school days.
Amidst the hectic classes, assignments and critique sessions we still found time for some interesting.
The preparations for Ganesh Chaturthi started a day before the actual festival day.
Students of Batch’ 18 working together on a creative endeavor with a good cause in mind. “Idle hands are the devils playthings.”
Mr. Iqbal Mohamed takes his class outdoors. A practical session on color and its myriad hues. This was a day every one of us was waiting for, a session with Iqbal Sir himself.
It was a Diwali with a welcome twist this time at LLA. In our 18th year of operations, we have in the current batch 18, students from 18 States.
The main purpose of the Photowalk was to expand the students horizons, to help them see the world from perspectives differing from their own.
18 States, 37 Cities and 59 Students from all over the country. Every year the LLA family grows culturally richer and more diverse.
As the academic year drew to a close on 14th of June, 2018 for the students of Light & Life Academy, Batch 17, nostalgia was a close companion.
The students of Batch 17 have brought about a new trend at LLA, camping out in college.
In LLA this year’s Wildlife Photography session was conducted by Mr. Alphonse Roy, an internationally acclaimed wildlife cinematographer.
Fashion Specialization with Aneev Rao. Three days of varied concept shooting with our model, Archana Nair.
Batch 17 couldn’t contain their excitement in the days that lead to the automobile workshop conducted by Mr. Iqbal Mohamed.
The campus was enveloped in the aromas of various flavors from all across India during the Food Photography specialization class.
Mr. Iqbal Mohamed conducted the much anticipated Architecture & Interior specialization for Batch 17.
LLA conducted a Trans-Creativity Workshop for the students of Batch 17.
To get a good grounding on any subject of interest, one must start from its inception.
We actively encourage our students to engage with other skills they have in different art forms.
The 21st of March is a day of tremendous significance to the LLA family as we came together from every nook and corner of India.
Students of the Light & Life Academy saluted the colours of our Republic. Drawn from every corner of our great and diverse country.
Continuing a long standing tradition, the students and staff of LLA celebrated the harvest festival - Pongal in grand style.
It always gives us immense pleasure when our alumni decide to visit and spend the day at Light & Life Academy.
Vijayadasami/Dussera was a spectacular day on campus. It started on a traditional note as the students and staff gathered
LLA conducted a session on Drone photography for Batch 17 and it opened up a whole new world to them.
It is a nice experience coming back every year and sharing my knowledge with new students.
Knowing the basic colours was always taught to us since kinder garden.
Dr. Margaret Thomas & Dr Swapna Sathish from Stella Maris College, Chennai conduction workshop on Color.
The LLA Campus sprawls over 4 and a half acres of land atop a hill, overlooking one of the largest valleys in the world.
The students of Batch 17 brought a Ganesha idol to college offering the god all of his favourite snacks and savouries.
Alfred Eisenstaedt once said “It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.”
Having over 35 years of hands-on experience in creating advertising and brand communication, Dr Subash Tendle.
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.
Independence Day at Light & Life Academy is all about celebrating the freedom that we as photographers have in capturing all that is beautiful.
After a relatively quiet 2 months, Light & Life Academy was filled with the familiar hustle and bustle of the new students .
Aiswarya Murali – LLA alumni, Batch 13 received an Eastern Bhoomika Award.
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.
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.
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.
Current batch students, staff and our doggy light enjoyed getting their faces painted with brilliant colours playing holi on the LLA premises.
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.
The Location portraiture class for the current batch was taken by faculty GarimaChoudary at our lush campus.
Prospective Students at the campus during their interview! Seats for the academic year 2016-17 are filling up quickly!
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 Fine Art class was taken by Iqbal Mohamed at the Light & Life Academy campus.
The Fashion Specialization was conducted by faculty Aneev Rao who has been featured in prominent magazines.
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.
Light & Life Outreach, in collaboration with Government Higher senior secondary school, Thuneri launched a social work programme on 9th of October, 2015.
Underwater photography took off with the pool training session at Hotel Gempark, Ooty. The session was conducted by instructors from Infinity Scuba.
At the end of the Session on Introduction to 35 mm Professional Photography , our students set out on a Photo walk.