Mentors



RAM ABHYANKAR

MENTOR
MIT-WPU SCHOOL OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Ram Abhyankar is a veteran photographer and artist. He has over 40 years of experience in the field of photography. He obtained G.D. Art (Commercial) in 1968. Since then he has witnessed all regime changes in photography starting from large format black and white photography, right upto the latest era of digital photography. He has covered varied types of photography including industrial photography, model photography, nature photography, product photography, medical photography, macro-photography, etc. During his journey as a photographer, he not only mastered technique of clicking the right moment but also, the equally important post processing activities. Being a photographer who is an artist, Ram Abhyankar believes in technology enhanced aesthetics.

For last 20 years, he is actively involved in astrophotography. He has captured and published most of the spectacular sky events including Solar and Lunar eclipses, Comet travels, dance of Jupiter and its moons, Beautiful display of Saturn rings, etc.

Ram Abhyankar has been inspiring young talent throughout his career and has taken up mentoring young photographers as one of his life’s mission. MIT School of Photography is proud to have him as its mentor.





KUMAR GOKHALE

MENTOR
MIT-WPU SCHOOL OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Kumar Gokhale is one of the Leading and famous fashion and portrait photographer. He entered the field of Commercial Photography in 1984 and has since been at the forefront of creating and executing some of the most memorable advertising and marketing campaigns for advertisements, films and theatre. His is a famous name when it comes to Marathi film celebrities’ portraits.

Along with photography, he is also known for his designing and calligraphy skills. He has bestowed his artistic letterings to most of the famous Marathi films and plays. He has been a guide to many photographers and beginners in this field. His mastery in post processing has a major contribution in laying a strong foundation in the grooming of our students to become successful professionals.
MIT-WPU School of Photography is proud to have him as its mentor.

What our students say

Testimonials From Students At MIT School Of Photography
Here is What Few Of Them Have Said !!!

  • "I am from the first batch of MITSOP. I was entering a new phase of life of photography. It seemed very difficult for me at first. But the support and guidance I received from the faculty of MITSOP made it very easy for me. I could rely on them for any difficulty or doubts I had. I was given step by step guidance. Starting with the Principal, HOD and Mentors I consider these three people "The Three Pillars" of my life. The environment at MITSOP is very friendly. You get to learn a lot."

    Saurabh Nakhale Batch: 2013-14
  • "My diploma course at MITSOP was literally life-changing. It was just the platform I needed to step up my photography. Under the guidance of the wonderful staff like Akshay Sir, Kumar Sir, and Ashwini ma'am, it was much easier to grasp the vastness of the technicalities as well the art. Everyone had some unique form of wisdom that they were "always" willing to share. It's just up to the receiver of how much he/she can receive and make use of all that. Beautiful and pleasant premises of the classroom as well as the studios. A one year journey that has made quite a mark on my career for which I'm extremely grateful."

    Aatish Shinde Batch: 2014-15
  • "Maharashtra Institute of Technology's School of Photography. The name itself is becoming a brand now, popularly known as MITSOP. I must say this institute has given us stupendous education in a very charming manner. Each and every session here was fruitful and full of joy. The quality education we got that too in such affordable fees is marvellous. Before joining the institute the thought of being a good photographer never came to mind. But should say, MITSOP.. The canvas from where incredible art flies out.."

    Mayur Babaladi Batch: 2015-16
  • "I can positively say that MITSOP has made me the better person. It has helped me in developing my positive attitude towards my photography, my passion and discover more about myself. I always fell that i am so lucky that I am a student of MITSOP. I learnt all the aspects of photography in detail over here. Our mentors, and staff are very carrying and interested in students well being."

    Sayali Mandlik Batch: 2013-14
  • "Learning in MITSOP was a great experience as the institute pays individual attention and also directs in understanding various aspects of photography. The institute motives in inculcating and utilising the appropriate mixture of creativity and professionalism. The institute gives a larger exposure to each and every student by organising exhibitions and and interactions with well known photographers from industry."

    Nikhil Kadam Batch: 2015-16
  • "MITSOP is not just a school or an institution...It is my family. The environment is friendly....The place where each and every aspect of photography is taught well... It shaped my carrier well... Now I can confidently stand up to any task I am assigned to do... Yes... It has been a game changer!"

    Pratik Kale Batch: 2013-14
  • "Everyone pursues a dream since childhood, however getting opportunity to live your dream is always special. Photography was always my passion and MITSOP provided a lifetime path to follow my dreams. Being part of 1st batch it will always be memorable for me. Life at MITSOP is fun. You learn in every second at MITSOP. I would always cherish my decision to pursue my dream & passion at MITSOP under the friendly guidance of all faculty of learned a lot."

    Surabhi Mishra Batch: 2013-14
  • "It is very hard to decide what you want in your life specially when you talk about dreams. Photography is everything for me but when I started I didn't knew who to follow my path ,not every institute can teach photography. But with ' MITSOP " its like dream came true. The best decision I ever made. All the aspects of photography basics as well as advanced all the things,ideas I learnt here.learning about lighting and practising with studio equipment was insightful and educating . learning with MITSOP was fun. Bringing in professionals from the industry to teach us makes MITSOP an excellent institute. If you are looking for photography course this is the place where you want to be."

    Pinkey Hangat Batch: 2014-15