Photography 101

 Week  - 1

Day  1 -2 -3
Intro Theory (Off The Auto – Exposure - Camera Settings – Composition and Equipment)
Exporting and uploading - Develop module – Library Module – Overview And Importing


Week – 2
Day  4 - 5 – 6
Theory  and Practical
Portraits - Landscapes - B&W - Close-ups And Macro
Outdoors-Studio-Lightings-ISO control-Aperture Detail - Frame Composition with subjects – How to deal with your subject. White Balance control

Week – 3
Day 7 -8 – 9
Theoretical Study (Requires students to have workstation access)
Use of CS6 and Lightroom
Advanced learning in LR, Creative Editing, Photoshop Essentials, Collection and Publishing

Week – 4
Day 10 – 11 – 12
Students will be asked to use the provided vicinity and their equipment to create images from what they have learnt from the first three weeks, and provide in a folder on the 12th day of the 4th week.

(Week - 4 will include site and studio visits and a group discussion, and talks with some known photographers of the industry will be held on visits)

Week - 5
Day 13 – 14 - 15
Portfolios and Presentations. Thought process and Ideas behind the Images students have created.
Framing / Printing Paper Quality / Size / Quality Control of the Portfolio and Image Genre.
Image Reviews – Test Prints – Exhibition Preparations and Final Exhibition

Week – 6
Day 16 – 17 – 18
Day 16 and 18 - A combination of the course taught will be revised in the last week (Day 16 and 18) Both practical and theoretically. Each student will be dealt with in person by the instructor.
Day 18 – Exhibition Jury Day. A panel of photographers will judge the final project.

Note: This course is aimed at individuals ranging from complete beginners to individuals with up to 3 years of job experience in their field.

Instructor's Profile 

Name: Khan Belal

Belal Khan attended multimedia course at Blake College in London in the year 2007 with specialisation in photography course and further went deep into lifestyle, fashion & glamour photography exploring different types of lighting techniques.

After a couple of years working as a photographer in London, he returned to Pakistan in 2010 where he was quickly recognised by different news agencies for media coverage and a lot of NGO missions. He kept his passion for fashion photography growing while working with agencies. Belal Khan rose to instant fame after doing photography for Imran Khan’s (Prime Minister of Pakistan) wedding.

Since then most of his ventures include working with celebrities from fashion and showbiz industry. With so many celebrity endorsements and other shoots reaching out to different countries, Mr Khan was soon asked to start shooting in different parts of the world including Nepal, Dubai, Scotland, Wales, and USA.
Most of his work has been displayed at a few selective galleries in Islamabad. One of the most important part of his work is to keep it fun so people enjoy every bit of the work he produces.


Days:  Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays

Time:  Wednesday, Fridays: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Saturday : 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Duration: Six consecutive weeks starting from March 20th, 2019.


  • Upon successful completion of the course with at least 80% attendance in the classes, you will be awarded with a certificate of attendance.

  • If you need a detailed document listing your contribution in lectures, seminars, including contact hours and the grades you were awarded on each assignment, please contact:


  • All participants will be issued their smartcards in the first class. 

  • During your course, please bring along your smartcard and CNIC to ensure entry into LUMS campus

  • Students are only allowed to be on campus one hour before and after the class. Failure to abide by these timings will result in the security team calling you.

  • The smart cards are non-transferrable. Giving your smartcard to anyone else for use (friends, family etc.) will be charged as misuse of identification.

  • In case of damage or loss of the smart card, the participant will be required to submit a fine of PKR 1000.

  • It is obligatory for all participants to return their smartcards in their last class in order to get their certificates at the Graduation Ceremony.

Lifetime Learning @LUMS is excited to announce that we are now offering accommodation for our Session 4 Participants in Askari 11 (Near Bedian Road), Lahore. Details of the accommodation are below;

- Every apartment comprises of 2 bedrooms, 2 attached washrooms, 1 study room, 1 kitchen and a lounge
- Each room will be shared by 2 participants
- Charges per person are PKR 1000 per night
- All apartments are fully furnished
- Participants above the age of 18 years (i.e. CNIC holders) are eligible to apply for accommodation
- LUMS will be providing free transportation to LUMS for the residents

please email us at for all your accommodation related queries.


PKR: 23500


  • 10% Early bird discount

  • 20% off to the LUMS community i.e. LUMS students, alumni (including LLL alumni), staff, and faculty

  • 20% off to the LUMS community members’ family i.e. spouses and children

  • The following Group Discounts are offered:

  • -2 participants get 10% off each,

  • -3 participants get 15% off each, and

  • -If more than 3 participants apply, they get 20% off each.

Note: Please note that compound discounts are not applicable, and if you are eligible for two discounts then only the greater discount offering will apply.

We have limited seats, so hurry up & book your slot by making a partial payment of PKR 2000 only!


  • Fees can be paid online via credit/debit card OR via payment vouchers at any Allied Bank branch.

  • Please keep a copy of the payment receipt with you.

  • All fees have to be paid before the payment deadline.

  • A participant's enrollment is not confirmed until the complete payment has been made.

Lifetime Learning @LUMS Refund Policy

Withdrawal from the Programme:

  • If a participant finds it necessary to withdraw from the programme before the commencement of classes, he/she must inform the Lifetime Learning @LUMS Management ( in writing, seven (7) working days before the commencement of the session.

  • In case a participant wishes to withdraw from the Programme after the commencement of classes, he/she may appeal to the Lifetime Learning @LUMS Management seven (7) working days before the commencement of the session by providing a genuine reason (such as sickness, family emergency etc.) with evidence.

Admission Cancellation:

  • For the applicants who do not make a complete payment or withdraw from the course due to any reason, the registration fee of PKR. 2000 will not be refunded.

  • If a course is cancelled by the management, the participants can demand a complete refund (including the registration payment).

Separation / Suspension:

  • If a participant is suspended from the Programme due to disciplinary reasons, the dues deposited by him/her for the course semester will not be refunded.

  • The University reserves the right to change its policies and fee structure at any time.

  •  The amount will be refunded within two weeks on receipt of refund application along with all required documents.

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  • Please ensure you have read all our terms and conditions including the payments and refund policy.

  • You must meet all the below mentioned minimum requirements to be eligible.

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Once you have completed the online registration form and registered for your desired course(s), you may proceed to payment. You can pay online (via credit/debit card) OR by downloading the voucher (and paying at any Allied Bank Branch). 

Once you make the payment, you will receive a confirmation email within 24 to 48 working hours and your payment status will automatically get updated.


  • Read up about the course in advance, so that you are aware of what is happening in the classes from day one.

  • Attend all the lectures and group activities for this course.

  • Submit all assignments and projects given to you on time.             


To be eligible for a course at the Lifetime Learning at LUMS you must meet following criteria:

  • A good grasp of basic English language as most of the Lifetime Learning courses will be taught in English.

  • Minimum age requirement of 15+ years.

LUMS treats all students alike regardless of their disabilities. We try to assist all students with disabilities as much as possible and encourage them to come and grow with us. People with disabilities are requested to let us know of any special needs well in advance, so that there are no problems on the day they join the course.

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