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Black & White Photography

SHOOT ON FILM

 

Dedicated to students working with 35mm black and white film cameras, this course will teach you how to shoot and keep working with black and white film in mind. Learn how to process film, make contact sheets, problem-solve particular areas in your photographs and print your own pictures whilst developing a small body of work for exhibition purposes.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R3,950.00
Darkroom Photography

Explore the darkroom as a place of material wonder and play

Discover the photogram, create your own transparency negatives and dabble with montage. Our Darkroom Photography course is the place for students to experience photography as a process subject to the human hand, and develop an understanding of light, time and the very necessary kindling of your creative intuition in relation to the materials you work with.

5 sessions, 3 hours each, over 5 weeks.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

 

EDUCATIONAL LOANS

 

R3,600.00
Digital Photography 1 | At Orms Bellville

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA

 

We are offering Beginners’ Digital Photography at Orms in Bellville. This entry level course combines theory and practice enabling you to take better digital photographs with your Digital SLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera by increasing your theoretical understanding of photography and exploring your creative side.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS

 

R3,400.00
Digital Photography 1 | One-week course

Getting to Know Your Camera

 

This entry level course combines theory and practice enabling you to take better digital photographs with your Digital SLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera, by increasing your theoretical understanding of photography and exploring your creative side.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.
EDUCATIONAL LOANS

R3,250.00
Digital Photography 1 | Start Here

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA

This entry level course combines theory and practice enabling you to take better digital photographs with your Digital SLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera by increasing your theoretical understanding of photography and exploring your creative side.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

 

EDUCATIONAL LOANS

 

R3,400.00
Flash for Professionals

Learn how to use your Speedlight flash like a professional

 

Professional photographers value their speedlights as some of the most useful accessories in photography. On this course, we’ll teach you how to use yours like a pro. Walk away with the confidence to bounce your flash and to use it in ways that make new photographs possible. You will also learn how to use your flash off camera, and how to create amazing photographs not possible without flash.

 

3 sessions, 3 hours each, over the course of 3 weeks.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.
EDUCATIONAL LOANS

R2,750.00
Lightroom

Post production and image management for photographers

 

Learn how to manage and keyword your image collections, edit your photographs, publish your pictures online and print beautiful photographs.Our interactive and exercise driven course gives students a hands-on experience of working in this application.

This introduction to Adobe Lightroom is highly recommended for all photographers.

Our interactive and exercise driven course gives students a hands-on experience of working in this application.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R2,950.00
OPEN DAY | Become a Visual Story-Teller

Prospective students are invited to attend the next Orms Cape Town School of Photography Open Day on Saturday 18 November 2017 to learn about the variety of life-altering visual courses on offer for 2018.

Orms have announced that here they will officially be launching their one-of-a-kind Full-Time Cinematography for Content Creation Programme which includes an authorized RPL Drone license and will predominantly feature Canon Pro Broadcast cameras. Of course, this will also be an opportunity to learn more about their two established photographic programmes: the Full-Time Photography Programme and Part-Time 6-Month Photography Programme.

In an economic climate where entrepreneurship and specialized skills are more important than ever, the Orms Cape Town School of Photography aims to render a generation of well-equipped, highly-skilled and business-savvy authentic visual story-tellers ready to build their own, successful businesses as practising photographers and cinematographers alike.

At these Open Days, future students will have the opportunity to get a guided tour through the schools’ sophisticated facilities, learn about photographic and video gear, meet current and past students, speak to lecturers and gather all the information they would require to take that first step into the world of photography and cinematography.

Choose a date & RSVP below

 

R0.00
Photoshop & Lightroom Combo

Capture the moment. Then make it momentous with the world’s leading photography tools offered via the Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop Creative Cloud editing software.

Craft incredible images every day with our Photoshop and Lightroom Combo course. It’s everything you need. In our state of the art Mac Lab equipped with 24″ and 27″ iMac computers, learn to master these two software packages through our new 8-lesson course which combines Lightroom and Photoshop into one complete programme.

COURSE FEATURES

 

  • With the Creative Cloud Photography software, you have everything you need to bring out the best in your photos, from everyday edits to total transformations.
  • Perfect your images using Photoshop and Lightroom on your computer, understanding what the strengths of the two programmes bring to the enhancing, retouching and restoring of your photos.
  • Bring your own computer or work on one of our 24″ and 27″ iMacs.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

R4,750.00
Photoshop Intro for Photography

ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

As an introduction to Adobe Photoshop, this course will teach you the essential workflow basics to process your RAW files. Learn to optimize exposure, correct colour casts, create borders and  double exposures, watermark your work, resize your photographs for various printing formats, work in layers and produce images with the best possible quality.

5 sessions, 3 hours each, over the course of 5 weeks.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R3,400.00
Real Estate Photography

Photography is not just an important element of real estate marketing; it’s fast becoming the most essential one. More than 80% of today’s house-hunters use the internet to research properties, and these prospective buyers rank photography as the most important tool in searching for a home online.

Great photography can draw a buyer in. Bad photography can turn them away. Professional photographs will show a property at its very best. Join this unique 2-Day intensive course, available to both DSLR and cellphone camera users, to ensure the properties you’re selling looks as beautiful online as they do in real life.

COURSE FEATURES

 

  • Open to both cellphone cameras and DSLR’s
  • Gain an overview of your camera/phone and the different ways your device allows you to shoot
  • Learn about the basic techniques to improve the quality of your photographs
  • Learn how to expose correctly in different lighting conditions
  • Get some nifty DIY lighting techniques
  • Problem-solve tricky bright light in the day when including windows and open doors in your shots whilst inside a space.
  • No prior knowledge of photography is necessary

 

R2,000.00
Smartphone Photography

Creativity in your Pocket

 

Smartphones are the ideal companion to all photographers; being small and discreet, they provide us with the opportunity to explore, discover and capture our worlds at the touch of a button. Learn how to play with this medium and create and share images that are distinctly yours.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R2,600.00
Videography

This practical eight week, eight session course with industry professionals will teach you how to use the video functionality on your DSLR camera to its’ maximum. Apart from engaging with your camera practically, you will also learn how to story board and conceptually develop your material and embrace the director’s chair.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

 

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R4,500.00
Videography & Editing Fundamentals | 2-Day Weekend Workshop

2-DAY INTRODUCTORY COURSE

 

This intensive two-day workshop designed for individuals as an introduction to shooting video and editing the footage to a final product using DSLR cameras and Premiere Pro. It is for entrepreneurs who want to produce videos to promote themselves and their businesses on various online platforms.

DAY 1

– How to set-up and shoot video on a DSLR
– Basic composition
– 5 Shot camera rule and Mastershot technique
– Microphone & Sound Recording Techniques
– Lighting Techniques
– Hands-on Studio Shoot for a YouTube Production

DAY 2

– Editing techniques
– Editing footage shot on Day 1
– Premiere Pro Interface
– Preparing footage for final export
– Uploading and distribution video online

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

R2,000.00
After Effects Intro | Design In Motion

This course will equip you with fundamental concepts and techniques to transform images, shapes, icons, and text into compelling motion graphics using Adobe After Effects. It is recommended that participants are familiar with either Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop.

5 sessions, 3 hours each, over the course of 5 weeks.

 

R3,400.00
Boudoir Photography

Learn how to explore someone’s own special beauty and sensuality. Boudoir photos are a unique and personal gift for someone special, and our experienced, professional instructor will teach you how to master this genre of photography over 2 practical sessions, one of which will be on location.

COURSE FEATURES

The aim of this Boudoir session is to celebrate the client, to empower them and to leave them feeling beautiful and sexy. Our experienced photographer will teach you how to deliver images that capture them tastefully and elegantly. Learn about posing and styling to bring the best out of your client. Work with natural and light as well as flash.

 

R3,200.00
Creative Digital Photography

Your Vision of the World

 

Expressing yourself through your photography is the focus of this course. Via the amazing in-camera creative techniques taught on it, you will be able to express your personal artistic vision of the world.
Throughout this course you will learn to create double- and multiple exposures, create the illusion of motion and make – instead of take – photographs from now on.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.
EDUCATIONAL LOANS

R3,750.00
Digital Photography 2

Explore light and develop your technical skill

Light is the raw ingredient of every photograph. Develop a good understanding of how light behaves and learn how to use it in a way that best suits your photographs.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R3,800.00
Digital Photography 3

Develop your photographic eye

Develop your own style, and establish photography as your visual language. This course is designed to elevate your photographic skill to new heights.

Learn about the “Big Themes” in the photographic world and explore portrait, landscape, macro and architectural photography

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R3,400.00
DJI Ronin Training

This 4-week course is more than just a product demonstration. This course is for filmmakers get together and learn how to use the DJI Ronin professionally. This course also includes Ronin rentals for the practical component.

4 sessions, 3 hours each, over the course of 4 weeks.

 

R4,000.00
Food Lighting Weekend Workshop

GET THE INSIDE SCOOP FROM CAMERA TO BLOG WITH MATTHYS VAN LILL & TASHA SECCOMBE

 

Create & capture your foodie vision with our 2-day mouth-watering workshop in lighting & framing and gain valuable insights about food photography blogging and how you can get work towards reaching incredible results.

Taking great photographs of food is a hard-earned skill—after all, that’s why some people are lucky enough to get paid for it. But it’s also a lot easier to hone these days, no matter who you are.

What separates magazine-worthy photos from their less impressive counterparts isn’t a fancy camera or expensive equipment. It’s an understanding of what it takes to compose an appealing image and the confidence to execute your vision.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R3,200.00
Landscape Photography

The Beauty of the World Around You

This course will inspire you to create great landscape photographs that reflect your unique perspective. Learn everything you ever wanted to know about landscape photography, including what type of gear to use, how to understand and work with natural light, and what makes for the most compelling images. Techniques used by professionals and many handy tips and tricks will boost your landscape shots.

COURSE FEATURES

  • Learn about essential and recommended gear for Landscape Photography
  • Understand how to realise the potential when working in a scene
  • Develop an awareness of the different natural lighting scenarios and how to deal with them
  • Learn how to turn your vision into a final visual result
  • Hone your skills for low light and long exposure situations
  • Become more creative in your landscape photography

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R3,950.00
Open Darkroom Sessions – Supervised & Unsupervised

FILM & DARKROOM | GO BACK

Join our Open Darkroom sessions for supervised or unsupervised sessions in the Darkroom.

Supervised

One hour session per person
Cost: R350-00

Unsupervised

One hour session per person
Cost: R250-00

Bring your own chemistry and photographic paper – only open to students who have completed a darkroom course at Orms Cape Town School of Photography, or to those who have had darkroom printing experience in the past. The strictest of darkroom etiquette is expected of all those who use our space.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

 
EDUCATIONAL LOANS
 

R250.00R350.00
Photoshop Techniques in the Darkroom

Join us in the Darkroom and explore the traditional image retouching techniques that have now made their way into our digital photo-editing platforms such as Lightroom and Photoshop.

 

COURSE FEATURES

 

  • Manually explore darkroom techniques such as Dodging and burning, Gradation Burn, Zoom Tool, Contrast Control, Making a mask,
  • Create professionally edited and enhanced prints made in the traditional Darkroom.

The course will take place over three sessions.

 

R3,375.00
Shooting with Green Screen

Understand the tools and skills needed to successfully shoot on a green screen and be able to implement the footage in your edit. This course will also provide a guide on how to build / set-up your own green screen.

2 sessions, 4 hours each, over the course of 2 days.

 

R2,500.00
Studio Portraiture Weekend Workshop

The shot can only succeed if the lighting is right.

Cover all the bases with our hands-on Studio Portraiture Weekend Workshop consisting of practical demonstrations and exercises designed to teach you everything you need to know about studio lighting.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R2,500.00
Video Editing

Make your own Movie

Our video editing course is open to all formats! Bring the footage off your phone, digital compact camera, digital SLR, and camcorder and learn how to assemble, trim and mix video and audio clips, insert graphic files and create your own short film.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R3,400.00
Wildlife Photography

The Shots You Have Always Wanted to Take

Enrol in this course if you're passionate about photographing our magnificent wildlife. Learn all about essential equipment, technical considerations and artistic approaches to wildlife photography. Our lecturers will teach you about the fundamental aspects of this genre, as well as passing on tips and tricks from the pros.

COURSE FEATURES

 

    • Learn about essential and recommended gear and equipment for Wildlife Photography
    • Find out how to compose effectively for photographing animals
    • Understand how to photograph wildlife productively in different lighting situations
    • Hone your skills working with long lenses, and focus modes for moving subjects
    • Learn about exciting and unusual compositions and techniques to uplift your wildlife photography
    • Become more creative in your landscape photography.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

EDUCATIONAL LOANS
R3,500.00
Documentary Photography

Learn to unravel the techniques and approaches to documentary storytelling

 

Our Documentary Photography course endeavors to guide photographers towards developing a narrative for a story they wish to tell. On the course, you will unravel the techniques and approaches to documentary storytelling. You will be exposed to the work of other photographers and their process as well as debate important issues such as truth, objectivity, subjectivity, ethics as well as tips to navigating the industry of documentary photography.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.
EDUCATIONAL LOANS

R5,700.00
Photoshop Advanced

THE PROFESSIONAL EDITING TOUCH

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with our advanced course. Learn how to expertly retouch photographs, mask with accuracy and create image composites. Work with image overlays, produce multi-layered images seamlessly and learn to use a Wacom Tablet.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

R3,400.00
PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT

Whether you want to approach agencies, work towards publishing a book or develop a personal project, get professional mentorship that is customized to your photographic body of work to produce a high-quality, considered portfolio.

This 6-month course will provide you with the necessary time, space and mentorship to set and achieve your photographic-portfolio goals.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Develop or fine-tune an existing body of work
  • Critically reflect on your photography
  • Work at a comfortable yet progressive pace
  • Have access to an equipped work-space and mentorship
  • Submit work for feedback and critique from a professional photographer and lecturer
  • Produce a portfolio in the format of website, hard copy book or agency portfolio from concept to end-product
  • Exhibit your work at our Year-End Exhibition

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

R5,500.00
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