Shutterbugs Photography


Are you passionate about photography and eager to explore the fascinating world of visual storytelling? Look no further! The Shutterbugs Club at MITAOE is your gateway to a thriving photography community that offers a myriad of opportunities to hone your skills, engage with like-minded individuals, and bridge the gap between academia and the professional photography world.

Cultivating Creativity and Community

Our mission is to foster the art of photography through various exciting initiatives. We organize photography competitions and captivating exhibits, all centred on diverse themes. These events serve as platforms for students and academics to showcase their distinctive viewpoints and photographic prowess. At the Shutterbugs Club, we believe that every picture tells a story, and we're here to help you tell yours.

Education and Skill Enhancement

To help you sharpen your photography skills, we offer training sessions & workshops which helps in mastering camera techniques to refining post-processing skills. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned photographer, our educational opportunities are tailored to your needs.

Connecting You to the Pros

Photography isn't just an art; it's a profession. We understand the importance of bridging the gap between the academic realm and the professional photography world. The Shutterbugs Club invites experienced photographers and alumni experts of club to deliver talks and lectures. These sessions provide you with real-world insights, career guidance, and inspiration.

Discover Your Path

Our club hosts informative sessions that demystify the myriad of opportunities available for photographers. Explore potential career paths, network with professionals, and embark on your photography journey with confidence.

Community Engagement through Photography

We believe in the power of photography to make a positive impact on the local community. Our club frequently collaborates with other campus clubs and organizations, creating innovative projects that combine photography with various fields of interest. By participating in outreach projects, we aim to harness the visual arts for social good.

Enriching Campus Life

Beyond photography, the Shutterbugs Club plays a crucial role in enhancing the artistic and creative atmosphere of our college campus. Our activities and projects contribute to the cultural richness of our academic community, making our institute a vibrant hub for visual storytelling and creative expression.

Join us at the Shutterbugs Club and embark on a journey where your passion for photography meets a supportive community, education, and real-world opportunities. It's time to capture the world, one frame at a time!

Faculty Advisor: Mr. Amol Madhav Kapse, SCE

Core Team: Prathamesh Yadav, Hemanshu Chaurasia, Jenish Panchal, Ruchish, Nidhi Ochani

  • 1st Prize in Chitra Pradarshan Photography: Our talented photographers clinched the 1st Prize at the Chitra Pradarshan Photography competition organized by MITCON Institute of Management, Balewadi, Pune.

  • COEP MindSparks Exhibition: We were honored with an invitation to showcase our work at the College of Engineering Pune's MindSparks Exhibition. This event allowed us to connect with other photography clubs, fostering new opportunities.

  • OnePlus Student Community Collaboration: In September, we collaborated with the OnePlus Student Community, providing a platform to showcase our photography skills. Our club members shared their OnePlus-captured photos with hashtags like #CampusShotOnOneplus and #OPSAP, significantly expanding our community.

  • Sony BBC Earth Photography Success: Rutwik Deshmukh, a member of Shutterbugs MITAOE, achieved recognition in the Sony BBC Earth Photography Competition's People's category. He qualified for the Top 10 with a substantial number of votes in the public voting round.

These accomplishments reflect our commitment to nurturing creativity and excellence in photography at MITAOE, Alandi. We continue to inspire and empower our students to shine in the world of visual storytelling.

1. Photography Exhibits:

  • Physical and virtual displays of university students' and faculty's work.
  • Themes or open subjects provide a creative space for showcasing art.
  • Opportunities for feedback, networking, and recognition inspire all.

2. Photography Competitions:

  • Explore diverse subjects, styles, and techniques.
  • Specific rules challenge creative thinking.
  • Fun events with recognition, awards, and prizes.

3. Inviting Experts:

  • Experts and alumni of club conduct workshops, lectures, and one-on-one sessions.
  • Gain real-world insights.

4. Career Guidance Sessions:

  • Learn about diverse career paths in photography.
  • Insights into job market, challenges, and success strategies.

5. Showcasing Talents:

  • Platform for students and faculty to exhibit their photography skills.
  • Gain exposure and recognition within and beyond the Institute.
  • Through exhibitions, online portfolios, and collaborations.

1) Photowalk in Shaniwarwada: Capturing the Majestic Heritage
2) Palkhi Photowalk (Alandi)
3) Victory Theatre Camp Photowalk
4) Club Mela
5) Online workshops
6) Exhibitions
7) Photography Week