• Starts : 02 May 2020
  • Duration : 07 Sessions
  • Days : Saturdays
  • Times : 9am - 2pm

06 Saturday Photography Course Durban :

This practical photography course will teach you how to use your digital camera to capture stunning photographs. You will learn how to use settings such as aperture, manual focus, and ISO to ensure that you to get the best shots possible.  We take you in-field so that you gain experience and put the theory into practice.  You will learn with the guidance of a photographer who has over 30 years of experience. You also learn how to use Lightroom to polish every pixel of your photo to perfection.

By the end of this course you will have both the knowledge and techniques required to produce amazing photos. If you are a hobbyist, someone who works in social media, or a designer looking for photography skills this course is a must!


overview of the course modules

  • 01. INTRODUCTION : Photography Theory and Camera Practical
    In the first session we cover the essential theory of digital photography. You will learn crucial concepts of aperture, shutter, white balance, focus and iso. We then look at these concepts in practice when we explore the camera.
  • 02. FIELD TRIP # 1 : Basics in Practice
    Now that you have learned the basics, its time to put it all into practice on the first field trip. Under the guidance of a professional photographer, you will learn how to take a wide variety of photos from landscapes to portraits to close ups.
  • 03. FIELD TRIP # 2 : Beyond the basics
    On this field trip the instructor will work with you to address your problem areas. Further to taking technically correct photos,you will also incorporate creative aspects of photography. You will shoot images for your assessment.
  • 04. POST- PROCESSING # 1: Lightroom
    In this session you will be introduced to Adobe Lightroom- the standard for post-processing of digital photos. You will learn how to adjust compositions, white balance, exposure, and a host of other issues that may have occured during the shoot.
  • 05. POST- PROCESSING # 2: Lightroom
    We push your Lightroom skills further with retouching and colour correction of images
  • 06. POST- PROCESSING # 3: Lightroom
    With the guidance of the instructor you will post-process the images you had shot for your assessment.

Please note that course content are subject to change.


what’s included in the course

instructor led courses


Contact lectures led by certified instructors.

course manuals


Comprehensive course manuals

excerise files


Skill-building exercise files

software demos


Latest versions of the software for practice

adobe certificate


Adobe certification of completion


upcoming dates / payment plan


  • 22 Feb -04 April 2020
  • 02 May - 13 June 2020
  • TBA


  • Total Due : R 6 500

 * PRICE VALID UNTIL :  30 December 2019. R6500 thereafter.

Please note that course dates, course content and prices are subject to change without notice.


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common questions about this course

This part time course is intended for anyone who is looking for a solid foundation in photography. This practical training will teach you how to use your camera and Lightroom to take stunning photos.

  • Grade 10
  • Computer Literacy
  • Fluent in English
  • Interest in Photography

It is strongly advised for you to have a computer to practice on. We supply demo software for you to supplement your learning.

It is advised to bring your own camera along. If you don’t have a camera yet be sure to purchase one that you can change lenses on. We recommend a Canon 4000D.

No. We start off with the basics and build up your knowledge and skills from there.

Yes. Every lecture builds on the ones before,and introduces new concepts.

If you are absent due to illness or other serious occurance we will endeavour to catch you up as best we can, and if time permits

Yes, this course has been carefully designed to teach you all the essentials you need to begin working as a design professional.  It was developed from our years of working with, and training staff of design companies. This is focused training that will give you practical skills.

  • Adobe Authorised Training Centre
  • Official Corel Training Provider
  • MictSeta Accredited Company


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