The pedagogical project of the Haute Ecole Libre de Bruxelles -
Bachelor's degree in Image Techniques (finality: Technique of Photography) of the Free University of Brussels - Ilya Prigogine (formerly INRACI)
A versatile education
Fixed or animated, the images invade more and more our daily life. This production can only be ensured by competent technicians!
The training provided within the HELB-image section is intended to meet the demands and requirements of the professional environment.
Photo training allows you to acquire mastery of photo techniques, light video and multimedia . This implies first of all a knowledge of the principles of lighting, composition and grammar of the image, of aesthetic codes ... to be able to put it in the service of an expression, a step, a style, a 'a creativity that participates in advertising, documentary or reporting image.
Modern and high-performance digital capture equipment (studio and outdoor shooting), post-processing (computers, scanners, graphic tablets) and printing (up to large format) equip the different workshops of HELB-image, putting the student in tune with the reality of the profession.
Local, technical and human education
The obligatory passage for all the students of the HELB-image section by two first four-month terms allows the student wishing to receive a training in photography to affirm his initial choice and to acquire the technical and practical notions necessary to master the photo and cinema language, including the learning of computer tools (Photoshop, Lightroom, Final cut, ...).
From the 3rd quadrimester , the training becomes specifically photo and declines on the following axis: documentary photo, advertising photo, photo reportage. Multiple collaborations and partnerships in the fields of reporting, fashion and advertising support the training. Other projects aim to open the eyes to the world: study trips, exhibition visits, meeting with external speakers, ...
During semesters 5 and 6 , the development of a personal project, an internship of 11 weeks in a professional environment and a Final Work (TFE) crown this course and open to the student the doors of an insertion into the professional image sector, especially in the field of photography.
An international dimension
The development of international exchanges is a constant concern of HELB. Our exchange programs like Erasmus or others allow you to study abroad or to do internships.
Photography training offers many opportunities ...
Advertising Photographer / Architecture Photographer / Fashion Photographer / Press Photographer / Event Photographer / Portrait Photographer / Board Photographer / Artist Photographer / Assistant Studio / Retoucher (Photomontage, Post Production, Post Processing) / Graphic Chain Manager / Photo -Producer / Production / Professional Finishing (Professional Digital Printing) / Web Design / Sales / Teaching