Part–I: Applied Ecology (Forests and Habitat): Eco-Region, Biogeography Zones, Reserve Forests, Protected Forests, In-situ and Ex-situ Conservation, Protection Laws, Conservation Management, Biodiversity Assessment, Working Plan & Habitat Restoration.
Part-II: (Applied Ecology (Wildlife Species and Conservation): Animal Taxonomy (Mammals, Birds & Reptiles), Species Diversity, Range & Distribution, Habitats, Physical Description, Breeding & Reproduction, Habit/Behavioral Pattern, Survival Threats, Ecological Importance and Conservation Status.
Part-III (Wildlife Photography): History of Photography II DSLR Cameras II DX & FX Formats II Megapixel II ISO II Aperture II Shutter Speed II Principal of Lens II Lens Specifications II Lens Focal Length II Wide Angle Lenses II Telephoto Lenses II Zoom Lenses II Special Effect Lenses II Name and Function of Different Filters II Lens Converters II Halation & Lens hood II Tripods II Shutter Releaser II Daylight Exposures II Aspect Ratio II Axis Line Control II Camera Positioning II Element Balancing II Depth of Field II Object & Properties II Composition & Framing II Perspective Control II Use of Modes II Creative Thinking II Photoshop Editing (preliminary) II Soft skill & Professional Grooming.
Part-IV (Wildlife Filmmaking): Subject Research II Creative Thinking II Difference Between DSLR and Video Camera Shooting II Script Writing II Screen Play Writing II Hiring of Artists & Technicians II Location Hunting II Shot Division II Use of different shots II Similar Shot Selection II Budgeting II Use of different Lights, Reflectors, Trolley, Crain etc II Fps finalization II Pre-roll & cut II Format and Aspect Ratio II Axis Line Control II Use of Tripods II Advantage and Limitations of Block Lens and Zoom Lens II Perspective Control II Framing-Composition II Sound Recording & Dubbing II Dope Sheet Maintaining II Movie Editing II Background Music II After Effect II Titling II Soft skill and Professional Grooming II Career Guidelines.
Career / Prospect
Being a host to an assortment of jungles of various locations, India is the dream destination for any wild-lifer; i.e. Researcher, Educator, Writer and Photographer. Professional wild-lifers generally take assignments from research/educational institutes, writers and photographers receive assignments from various newspapers, magazines, publishing companies, television channels, digital channels, advertising agencies and from the government agencies too. Most of them prefer to work independently and share their work with various media agencies and wildlife NGOs. Besides, they can also host exhibitions and send their work to contests to get their talent identified and recognized internationally, thereby earning the desired name and fame. What's more, photographs clicked by them can be used for designing cards and calendars or for launching brands related to them. Wildlife photographers can re-license photos to editors and other productive options include selling photographs and running wildlife photographic workshops. Nowadays wildlife writing/photography becomes a lucrative career, not only an interesting profession but highly paying too. This is a most innovative career option for the beginners. This career has brought more inspiration amongst the youngsters and college students. It will never fall under the category of low paid professions.
RBRF Recruitment Guarantee
The most opportunistic feature of this RBRF courses are, the organization is offering 100% recruitment for all the trainees (Job Courses) in three different ranks (Trainee/Junior/Senior) according to their course schedule. This recruitment is confirmed but subject to completion of the respective courses and passes outs only. No drop-out trainee will be recruited by any means. Course fee is not refundable.
Most strikingly, the trainees would get the rarest opportunity and to be trained by none other than IUCN-CEC member Samik Gupta himself who has dedicated more than 30 years in wildlife photography and documentary film making, coupled with several independent wildlife research and conservation efforts, collectively which are numbered more than 600! He received acclamation from the former President of India in the year 2000 and in the year 2015 for his outstanding works and contribution in Wildlife Conservation, Research and Documentary Film Making. (Read more...)