PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE IN DURBAN
LEARN HOW TO CONFIDENTLY SHOOT & EDIT PHOTOS WITH PROFESSIONAL RESULTS
( Without camera confusion, photoshop phobia or artistic anxiety )
ONE IMPORTANT QUESTION
For those with a passion or business need for photography but STILL don’t have the skills to shoot and edit pro-level photos :
If there was practical, step-by-step method that enabled you produce high-quality photos without being overwhelmed by all the buttons and dials on your camera, or the tools and sliders in editing software,
Would you finally feel confident enough to get the photography skills you need ?
of “would-be photographers” purchase expensive cameras but only use them in auto-mode or give up on photography entirely.
After buying an expensive DSLR camera, most people watch a few youtube videos where some expert makes it all look and sound so easy. Giddy with inspiration and excitement, they try it out “exactly like in the video ” only to find that their photos are dark, blurry and look terrible compared to the pics their phone is producing.
What happened ?
What am I doing wrong?
Why do I suck at photography ?
They look for answers online only to be further confused by terms like f-stops, spot metering and crop factor. Doubt and disappointment seep in leading to “Maybe photography isn’t for me .”
The camera ends up on Gumtree for less than half it’s worth.
3 REASONS WHY PEOPLE FAIL AT PHOTOGRAPHY
(and how to ensure you don't)
Taking great photos isn’t particularly hard or complicated once you understand the key principles of photography, how they related to one another and how they affect camera settings.
Most people look for a “quick fix” by hacking together tips and tricks from youtube instead of following a systematic program that builds your understanding and skills with a step-by-step process..
Photography competency can easily acquired if you follow a structured course that builds your knowledge step-by-step so that you know what to do in any situation you may encounter as a photographer.
One of the biggest problems with learning photography on your own is that there is no one there to answer your questions, help you overcome technical issues and develop your creativity.
These stumbling blocks can quickly become brick walls as they kill your motivation and interest by making photography seem so difficult.
To learn photography quickly, and with as little confusion and anxiety as possible, you need an experienced instructor to guide you, correct you and motivate you when you run into difficulties.
Without a community of like-minded individuals who have a common goal of becoming better photographers it’s easy to lose motivation and stagnate.
What’s needed is community of instructors and previous students who offer technical and moral to support each other, give and receive constructive criticism, and challenge each other to be better.
WHEN YOU DO IT RIGHT...
Shot at Pixel Craft during class demo.
Whether you want to do photography as a profession or a side hustle, there is a wealth of opportunity to generate income such as events, portraits, baby shoots, landscapes, products..
By Khanyisile Nxumalo (student)
Photography is an art that let’s you wow everyone with your unique vision. It allows you to tell stories and use your creativity in ways others wish they could.
By Ash Ramnath (student)
Health & Wellness
Photography gets your body moving as it inspires you to get out there and explore. It has been proven to reduce stress of everyday life by taking your full attention.
SO LET'S SHIFT FOCUS...
Even though it’s easy enough to buy a camera, it takes a little more time and effort to gain the skills to become a true photographer. This is something the 76% don’t have the will to do.
As long as you approach learning photography the right way you can easily gain the knowledge and confidence to become a pro, and generate income doing what you love
With your permission, that’s exactly what we can show you how to do.
INTRODUCING PIXEL CRAFT’S
PHOTOGRAPHY ESSENTIAL TRAINING
If you have a passion for photography and you’re looking to training that equips you with technical and artistic technique to shoot pro-level photos so that you can make photography your profession, side hustle or hobby then this is the course for you. This is the most practical photography course in Durban.
Led by experienced and certified instructors, this course has been designed to teach you the core skills of shooting and editing without overwhelming you.
You will put the theory into practice during instructor-led field trips by shooting photos in a variety of conditions gaining real-world experience.
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” An informative and fun course that provides great learning opportunities and industry relevant knowledge that’s helped me tremendously in learning the easiest way to make something I love a viable source of income. “
Jessie Nicolas - Photographer
A BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE
1. Intro to Photography
We begin with the basics of digital photography. We learn the camera settings and controls that will get the most out of your camera.
2. Field Trip #1
The first field trip will focus on aperture, and its effect on exposure and depth of field. We will explore focal lengths for portraits and landscapes.
3. Field Trip #2
On this field trip we learn how to use shutter speed to capture motion and control exposure. We also explore differents focusing modes.
4. Field Trip #3
On the third field trip we go fully manual to learn advanced exposure functions and creative techniques to tell stories with photos.
5. Adobe Lightroom
We begin the post-processing modules with learning how to download and organise photos. We learn how to colour correct photos.
6. Adobe Lightroom
With our photos colour corrected and cropped, we move to the creative looks phase where we take our photos beyond what was captured in camera.
7. Adobe Lightroom
In the final module we learn how to apply finer creative touches. We learn how to export versions for clients, print and the web.
To pass this photography course in durban you are required to submitted curated photos that demonstrate your competence and creativity in digital photography
ONCE-OFF PAYMENT DISCOUNT
Save R500 by paying R6 000 in one payment upon registration.
This discount is not applicable when any promotional pricing is in affect.
Deposits are non-refundable. Pixel Craft reserves the right to cancel or postpone courses, adjust prices and withdraw promotions without prior notice. E&OE
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COMMON QUERIES ABOUT THIS COURSE
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
This course is intended for anyone who is looking for the best photography courses in Durban. You will learn how to use your camera gear to shoot lansdcapes, portraits, product shots and more.
- Grade 11
- C+ English
- Computer Literacy
- Interest and passion in photography
DSLR Camera: You need a camera that you can change lenses on. If you are looking to purchase a camera, the Canon 2000D is a great starter camera, and usually part of a package deal from Takealot and Makro
External Harddrive: 1GB external hard drive for the Lightroom sessions.
Yes. Every lecture builds on the one before, and introduces new concepts.
Yes. At the end of the course you will be required to complete an assignment.
- Seta accredited Assessor
- Seta Accredited Material Developer
- Adobe Certified Expert
- Adobe Certified Instructor
- ND Graphic Design
- ND Video Technology
- 15+ Years of Design Industry Experience
- 10 Years of Instructor Experience
- Adobe® Authorised Training Centre
- Official Corel Training Centre
- Seta Accredited Company
We are regularly contacted by companie and individuals seeking graduate of the Pixel Craft Photography course in Durban for photography services. When these opportunities arise , we recommend our best students. Please note : Pixel craft does not promise job placement.
Photography Course in Durban | Saturdays | Pixel Craft
This photography course in Durban (Saturdays) will teach you how to use your camera to shoot amazing photos. You will also learn how to edit photos digitally.
Course Provider: Organization
Course Provider Name: Pixel Craft Training
Course Provider URL: www.pixelcrafttraining.co.za