Part-Time Courses

Part-Time Courses

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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.

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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.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R3,500.00
Darkroom Photography 5-Day Course

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.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R3,500.00
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.

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R3,250.00
Digital Photography 1 | Beginners

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.

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R3,250.00
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.

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R3,250.00
Lightroom

Post production and image management for photographers

With the amount of digital images one generates these days, there is no getting away from and editing and general image management software. Editing images, outputting them to various media platforms, keywording, library collections, copyrighting, watermarks, are but a few of the Lighroom 5 features that can be as sophisticated or simple as you need, and an essential tool for any professional or hobbyist photographer

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

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R2,850.00
OPEN DAY | Learn to Become a Photographer

Join our very first 2017 Open Day here at the Orms Cape Town School of Photography and take the first step to starting your career in photography!

19 August | 18 November between 09:00 & 12:00

Come & meet our lecturers, see our space, get an awesome goodie-bag, and learn more about our 2018 One-Year Full-Time Programme and 6-Month Part-Time Programme.

Choose a date & RSVP below

 

Free!
Photo Futures: Young Photographers

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Join our Photo Futures: Young Photographers Programme and kick start your life in photography!

Our fun, interactive course provides hands-on learning to introduce students to the magical world of photography.

At the heart of the programme is the concept of becoming an image maker through the better understanding and use of a DSLR camera.

The programme alternates theory and practical sessions, encourages teamwork and working on small projects. Fun assignments are given as reinforcement of the learning during the day.

This course is the ideal introduction to photography as a means of image making and particularly for those who would like to further develop their photography by means of exploring their creativity.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

R1,500.00
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.

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R3,250.00
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.

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R2,500.00
Strobist Flash

Control the Light

 

Learn how to use your Speedlight flash like a pro: fill flash, diffused or bounced. Use it off-camera for dramatic effects, work with multiple flash units and make informed decisions about your shot with the available light on any location.

 

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

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R2,750.00
Videography

FILMING WITH A DSLR CAMERA

 
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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R3,950.00
Beauty & Fashion Photography Workshop

Learn to shoot like an international fashion photographer

Learn how:

  • To shoot under a professional photographers’ guidance
  • A professional works in a fashion and beauty shoot
  • To use her techniques and set-ups for achieving her unique look
  • To get to grips with studio flash for professional images for commercial use

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R2,950.00
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.

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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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R3,750.00
Digital Photography 2 | One-week Course

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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R3,750.00
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.

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R3,500.00
Documentary Style Wedding Photography Workshop with Claire Thomson

Capture the Perfect Moment, Authentically

 

Gain valuable insights, tips and secrets from practicing photographer and entrepreneur, Claire Thomson, with our unique 1-Day Documentary Style Wedding Photography Workshop.

 

Learn all about

 

  • How to kick-start your photography business
  • Determining what your business means to you and what your positioning will be
  • Basic brand building and social media marketing
  • How to set up styled shoots and collaborations
  • Lighting, composition and framing for documentary style shots using what is available to you
  • Styling your shoot while still capturing authentic moments
  • Garner material for your portfolio
  • Toolkit for crisis management

 

LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

 

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R2,950.00
Food Lighting Workshop with Tasha Seccombe & Matthys van Lill

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 with accomplished food photographer, Matthys van Lill. And gain valuable insights from acclaimed food and lifestyle photographer, Tasha Seccombe, about food photography blogging and how you can get work towards reaching the same 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.

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R3,000.00
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.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.
 

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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.

R250.00R350.00
Product Weekend Workshop

ENTER THE PROFESSIONAL REALM

 

Product photography is a highly specialised field and requires photographers to practice excellent technical skill and to regularly apply their creative problem solving abilities.

This workshop will teach you foundation lighting skills specific to particular sets and products, whilst challenging and assisting you with problem solving the set-up of a product of your own choice.

Learn About:

  • Choosing and analyzing an object of your choice
  • Image, Light and Focal Length Quality
  • Tungsten Lighting for Non‐Reflective Products
  • Studio Flash Lighting for Reflective Products
  • Painting with Light
  • Gear advice to get the best shot

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R3,000.00
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.

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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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R3,750.00
Wildlife Photography

The Shots You Have Always Wanted to Take

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

5 sessions, 3 hours each, over 5 weeks.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.
 

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R3,950.00
Documentary Photography

Learn to unravel the techniques and approaches to documentary storytelling

 

Our 3-Month 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.

 

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R4,750.00
Photoshop Advanced: Beauty & Fashion Retouching

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.

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R3,250.00
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, hardcopy book or agency portfolio from concept to end-product
  • Exhibit your work at our Year-End Exhibition

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R5,000.00
Darkroom Photography 5-Day Course

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.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R3,500.00
Digital Photography 2 | One-week Course

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.

5 Sessions | 4 hours each
*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R3,125.00
Lightroom 5-Day Course

Post production and image management for photographers

With the amount of digital images one generates these days, there is no getting away from and editing and general image management software. Editing images, outputting them to various media platforms, keywording, library collections, copyrighting, watermarks, are but a few of the Lighroom 5 features that can be as sophisticated or simple as you need, and an essential tool for any professional or hobbyist photographer

Our interactive and exercise driven 5-day course gives students a hands-on experience of working in this application.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

 

R2,750.00
Photo Futures: Young Photographers

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Join our Photo Futures: Young Photographers Programme and kick start your life in photography!

Our fun, interactive course provides hands-on learning to introduce students to the magical world of photography.

At the heart of the programme is the concept of becoming an image maker through the better understanding and use of a DSLR camera.

The programme alternates theory and practical sessions, encourages teamwork and working on small projects. Fun assignments are given as reinforcement of the learning during the day.

This course is the ideal introduction to photography as a means of image making and particularly for those who would like to further develop their photography by means of exploring their creativity.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

R1,500.00
Photoshop Intro 5-Day Course

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.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R2,950.00
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