Fine Art Photography


  • Learn from the Master of Fine Art Photography in Sri Lanka  Mr Henry Rajakaruna
  • Understand the photographic form and how the form is differentiated to create the content of Fine Art
  • Learn the historical movements that changed the form of Fine Art and how they can be applied to photography
  • Learn how one can go beyond the simple photographic form and generate a different meaning and thereby art
  • Make your own images and get them evaluated
  • Learn how to finish and finalize  fine art images and present them

Course Duration

  • 6 Classes
  • 4 hours x 6 (24 hours of teaching & training)

Course Description

  • All classes are interactive multimedia experiences
  • The class will help you to refine your own work and your own style rather than to copy someone
  • There will be hands on training in core areas that are taught in the class
  • Certificate of participation will be awarded to participants with 100% attendance

Intended Audience

  • Advanced Photographers and professionals who want to master Fine Art Photography

Medium of Instruction

  • Sinhala

Course Schedule

  • To be announced
  • Friday 1600-2000

Required Equipment

  • A DSLR or a Modern Mirrorless Camera
  • Access to a computer with Adobe Lightroom and/or Photoshop installed to edit your own images


  • Components of a good image
  • What is Fine Art
  • Photographic ‘form’ and altering form to generate different meanings

Meaning of an Image

  • Impact of an image
  • Context of an image
  • Form & Content of an image

History and Beginnings

  • Sri Lankan and Oriental Art
  • Renaissance
  • Impressionism
  • Modernism
  • Post Modernism 
  • Application of all those styles to your own work

Fine Art & Technique

  • Technical operations needed to create the form
  • Applying photography knowledge, technique and craft to create fine art
  • Using modern photography work-flow to create fine art
  • Presenting fine art images
  • Viewing spaces and interiors for displaying fine art

Educational Requirements

  • Prior participation in Basic or Advanced Competency Courses by IME, Or
  • Proven competency in the field of general photography

Getting the best out of this course

  • As in all other courses by IME, we expect students to spend 2 hours on homework for each hour spent in the class
  • Participation in all classes is expected to get the best out of the course and 100% attendance is required for the certificate of participation
  • We expect participants to have equipment as described in the course overview section

Enrollment Process

  • A limited number of students will be enrolled per class
  • Positions are given on first come first serve basis
  • Students need to choose a payment option and must make a payment to secure a placement


Course Fee: Rs 24,000.00 (Rupees Twenty Four Thousand)

  • Eligible for 5% discount if paid two weeks prior to the commencement of the course
  • Discounted Fee Rs 22,800.00
  • Payment date to be eligible for discount is two weeks prior to commencement of course

Making Payments

  • Payments can be made in person, to our bank account or via credit card (being developed)
  • A reference number is required to deposit money to our bank account and should be stated on the deposit slip
  • Reference numbers can be obtained by contacting our registrar or filling out the following form

Contact Numbers

  • 011 309 4300
  • 077 415 1065
  • 071 274 5005
  • 077 762 5140