By Denise Vermeulen
SKU: wildlifephotography
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.

 

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R2,500.00

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WHAT WILL BE COVERED IN THE COURSE?

Session 1 | Gearing Up for going out: find out what to include in your basic kit and what you might need to invest in to achieve those mesmerizing effects you have been envious over.
Session 2 | Understanding how to manipulate your exposure settings to capture the moment as you want it! Learn different focusing techniques to cater for the movements of your subject.
Session 3 | Bringing home that wild image: Learn how to creatively capture your subject by paying careful attention to the light, colour and composition while out in the field.
Session 4 | Early morning weekend outing
Session 5 | Early morning weekend outing.


YOU SHOULD ENROL IF:

  • You are already a wildlife aficionado and want to incorporate photography into your passion
  • You want to learn creative approaches to taking photographs with your animal of interest in mind.
  • You are keen to explore different options for isolation your subject in their environment.
  • You want to take note of good wildlife photographer practices to ensure you capture the moments you have been waiting for.
  • You would like to understand what gear is appropriate for your wildlife interest.
  • You want to be conscious of how to balance the light, composition, depth of field and shutter speeds to capture a breathtaking moment.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • Your own photography equipment as per your own needs.
  • A thorough understanding of the functionality of your camera and basic photographic techniques.

WHAT PREVIOUS STUDENTS HAVE SAID:

“I loved the practical sessions. On our trip we went to world of birds and that helped me practice what we have been taught.

The practical sessions really help embedded the learning.”


WHAT STUDENTS HAVE PRODUCED IN THE COURSE:

Monique De Beer

Denise Vermeulen

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