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AR Rahman has been listed as Time Magazine’s World’s Most Influential People, for being one of the most prominent and prolific film composers in the world.
He is the recipient of Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, National Film Awards, a BAFTA, and a Golden Globe. His extensive body of work for film and stage, has earned him the nickname "Mozart of Madras".Watch AR Rahman’s message
Chairman & Managing Director of LuLu Group ranks today among the top business personalities. The LuLu Group has diversified into many significant areas under his dynamic stewardship, retail being the most prominent of them. His astute business vision and strategic mind have evolved ambitious growth plans for the Group and ensured their materialization through a team of people who share his drive and dynamism.Watch Yusuffali’s message
A master of storytelling, with a career spanning over a quarter of a century. One of the crowning jewels of Indian cinema, he has over 400 films in his name. Having bagged National, State, and Filmfare Awards in the best actor category, he is one of the only two actors to win a National Film Award for Best Actor 3 times.Watch Mammooty’s message
Meera Menon is a Hollywood Film Director, having worked on major TV and film productions such as The Walking Dead and Farah Goes Bang, and Miss Marvel. Having her award-winning work screened at the coveted Sundance Film Festival and Tribeca Film Festival, Meera Menon is no stranger to the big screen, and a proud ambassador at Lensman Academy.Watch Meera Menon’s message
“Education enhances the power of experience and the beauty of life.” St. Mary’s College aims to create a supportive and inclusive environment where all our students are encouraged to explore their potential and achieve their personal best in all aspects of Education. We grab every opportunity that comes our way to explore new vistas in education for our students. We value collaborative learning, positive relationships and innovative learning experiences. I am truly delighted to announce our association with Lensman Academy, a renowned Dubai based Photography and Film Making Institute. It is indeed a great gift for our students in the new year 2021, as the students who join this online professional photography course will be tutored by international experts in the field.
Today we will witness the launch of our common Website smc lensman which is going to the digital platform for all our mutual endeavours. We pray and hope that the new venture will be an enriching experience for both St. Mary’s College and Lensman Academy. God bless you all!
Experts from Around the World
Vanessa Joy is a world renowned wedding photographer, capturing the most captivating romantic moments in a couple’s life. She is crowned as Canon Explorer of light, an honour bestowed by Canon themselves to only five wedding photographers in the US. She is a New Jersey and New York wedding photographer capturing NJ, NYC and destination weddings.
She started her photographic journey in 1998, she has since earned 5 college degrees, started her own business in 2008, and began teaching around the world in 2009.
Vanessa has spoken at almost every major convention and platform in the industry such as CreativeLIVE, Clickin' Moms, WPPI, ShutterFest,
She authored her first book in 2019 about Photography Lighting. Currently she writes for the world’s largest photography magazine- Shuttermag.
She is a photography tutor, taking over 3,000 plus audience at a go.Visit Vanessa’s Profile.
Andy Marty is an Australian born Dubai-based photographer. A passion for photography and an obsession with travel led him to a celebrated career as a travel photographer. His trained eye has captured some of world’s most iconic vistas – from the bazaars of India to the iconic New York Skyline. Over the years, the wide range in his work led to a long-lasting association with international brands including Fairmont Hotels, Audi and Flydubai. His work has evolved to include lifestyle shoots for individuals and portfolios for influencers. A well-known figure in Dubai’s photography scene, he enjoys passing on everything he learns through workshops and courses.Visit Andy Marty’s Profile.
Destiny Malone is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning photographer, specializing in child and family portraits. Her skillful approach to posing families of all sizes, engaging children of all ages, and teasing out natural expressions results in impactful portraits that are as meaningful as they are beautiful. With a teaching style that is welcoming and straightforward, she has spent her career helping other photographers and industry professionals grow and succeed, sharing her knowledge and 15+ years of photography experience through speaking engagements, online platforms, and one-on-one training sessions.Visit Destiny’s Profile.
Ale Filizzola is an acclaimed London-based Brazilian photographer and photography instructor specialised in fashion photography and people portraiture managing to capture beauty, emotions and lifestyle with cultural sensitivity and in a meaningful way. He has also sought to work with commercial, social and cultural photography through out his career. He has an MA Fashion Photography from University of the Arts London / London College of Fashion and more academic degrees to his credit.
Filizzola is very keen on working with people design and culture and he converges this passion with his students in his tutorials. Beyond photography, he is also a former graphic designer with experience in branding, advertising and sustainability; which he uses to the benefit of his students while coaching them as he is able to incorporate both the knowledge of photography and promotion of photography.
Apart from photographing people across the world he has been working with refugees, youth groups, running voluntary photography courses at the Consonant (Migrants resource Centre), and leading summer creative workshops at the NCS - National Citizens Service / The Challenge. In 2017 he won the award of outstanding Brazilian photographer in London at the Brazilian Press Awards Uk, and in 2019 he won the Top of Mind UK Awards as featured photographer.Visit Ale Filizzola’s Profile.
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The course provided by Lensman Academy is like a great opportunity for all students including me. There is a variety in teaching content which gives us experience even more interesting and inspiring. The modules help us to increase knowledge about photography, film making, sound designing and post production. I am very glad to be part in Lensman academy's online photography course because it helps me a lot to know about the in-depth features of camera and sense of photography.
I am loving this Foundation of Photography course! The lessons are interesting and fun. I have registered to learn photography skills, and I have been nothing but pleased. The information is stunningly laid out and the instructors are clear and very interactive.
The lensman academy lights up the curiosity in me which was hidden inside. The course gives priority not only to one's knowledge but also to learn more as well as ones active participation.The tutors offered are not just teachers but the best working proffesionals in the field. The beauty of the course is that the videos can be viewed during my convenient time, at my own pace. Even though the classes are elaborate, they are interesting and simple
Thank you lensman academy for providing me an opportunity to help me move forward. I found the course inspirational and rewarding. I really enjoyed reading the modules and expanding my knowledge in photography. I would recommend anyone interested in photography to take this program.
I would strongly recommend the advance course from Lensman Academy to all aspiring photographers who wish to master the art and craft of photography. The course from Lensman Academy was clear to follow right from the prospectus to check out at the payment gateway. The course took me from being an amateur photographer to a confident Lensman. I now pursue a career in photography.
The online course of Lensman Academy is as credible as a regular campus course from a University. The availability of the faculty round the clock, brought in a sense of confidence in me as I had an insecurity about online courses. The recommended reading materials were very helpful. Photography was a passion for me but now I wish to pursue this as my profession.
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The modules covered lens, light, focus, understanding exposure, creative composing and many more aspects of photography. The course content was so well designed that at the end of every module I felt a sense of achievement reaching me towards my ambition of being a photographer. Next I wish to pursue the course of film making from Lensman Academy.
I have seen my photography skills improve dramatically over the duration of the course along with my confidence and knowledge while taking the course from Lensman Academy. The assignments at the end of each module was a test of this improvement. The course content has such great retention that while I pick up the camera, all the instructions come flashing to guide me.
United Arab Emirates
I completely enjoyed the personal tone of each of the modules and the well designed assignments. The language used in the curriculum was lucid and easy to follow. The constructive criticism and timely feedback from the faculty were extremely sincere and fair and I imbibed just as much from them as I did from the modules. The contact with the student support is very effective.
Lensman Academy’s course was the best thing that I did for myself during the lockdown days. The course was elaborate, yet comprehensible with notes and practical sessions. The videos were extremely helpful and could be viewed during my convenient time which worked very well for a full time working professional like me
What sets this course of Lensman Academy apart from the rest in the field, is the personal and genuine mentorship by the faculty. Another attractive feature of the course is that it is complete value for money. A very well rounded and informative course that enabled me to embark upon my dream journey towards becoming a Professional in the field of Photography & Post Production.
United Arab Emirates
When I was aimless about a career, I came across the website of Lensman Academy. All that I wanted to know about a career option in professional photography was available to me there. I could join within two days of making up my mind as they offered a part payment option for the entire course. I am ever indebted to the Academy for showing me this career path.
When the pandemic hit the world my financials also was hit badly. I was an amateur photographer and the professional course from Lensman Academy helped me ace my skills. The course material was very easy to follow and with the help of the faculty members I soon became an expert with camera. I am so content with the course that I am ready to take professional photography as my full time job.
Remarkable course, comprehensive course material and outstanding faculty. It’s a perfect combination for an online academy with affordable fees. I am so glad I was able to be guided under Lensman Academy to pursue my hobby in photography. The assignment feedback gives a clear assessment of improvement. The on the job training was a great. I have successfully taken a few assignments for magazines.
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