Special Programmes

Special Programmes

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Hope on Hopkins Gin Distillery Photowalk

Where artisanal flavour meets visual enrichment! Come &  learn about botanical gins, and capture the whole experience from distillery to the first sip!

 

What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon sipping delicately handcrafted botanical gins, and learning how to photograph them with the guidance of a professional food and detail photographer?

Join us for this slightly different Photowalk as we explore the process of gin-making with the acclaimed boutique gin distillery, Hope on Hopkins, sample the gins they craft, and learn how to capture them as beautifully as possible.

Photowalk Features:

  • Explore the Hope On Hopkins Gin Distillery
  • Learn to shoot in low light in a distillery
  • Lifestyle shots of bottles, gin tasting and flat-lay composition with a variety of gin garnishes
  • Gin tasting and guided talk by Hope On Hopkins included
  • You're welcome to stay on and enjoy the afternoon, once the Photowalk has offically ended!

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R380.00
Groot Constantia Photowalk

Combine your love for photography and appreciation of excellent wines with our Groot Constantia Photowalk!

 

Founded by Simon van der Stel in 1685 this estate offers countless photo-moments as we tour from the vineyards stretching across the slopes of the estate, to the time-honoured cellars where magical moody scenes of raw and filled oak-barrels can be captured.

From here, come and taste the wonderful wines currently produced at Groot Constantia, and learn to set up a lifestyle shoot of the bottles and poured glasses.

We’ll end this day off with heading off to the delightful Simon’s Deli for lunch, where a sumptuous Harvest Platter awaits. Before helping ourselves to all the yummyness, we’ll photograph this wonderful creation too!

Course Outcomes:

  • Scenic photography on one of Cape Town’s oldest wine estates
  • Learn to shoot in low light in a wine cellar
  • Lifestyle shots of bottles, wine tasting and rustic food photography
  • Wine tasting is included
  • Lunch is included in full-fee option

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R700.00R850.00
Capture Your Foodie Vision with Master Chef Brett Nussey

If you have a passion for food that looks and tastes great, this one is for you!

Come and cook up a storm under the expert guidance of renown chef, Brett Nussey, at his beautiful kitchen nestled in the valley of Hout Bay! Learn then how to accurately capture your creation through the lens with the help of an experienced Orms Cape Town School of Photography lecturer. 

Course Outcomes:

  • Learn to cook and shoot food in one experience
  • Enjoy an incredible gourmet meal with fellow foodie & photography-enthusiasts
  • Get expert tips from a professional chef to refine your cooking skills
  • Learn how to accurately capture your creation under the guidance of an experienced Orms Cape Town School of Photography lecturer

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R400.00
Ignite your Appetite with Alain Proust

Food photography should – above all – bring an appetite appeal to the food being photographed. Come and learn exactly how to achieve that through the guidance of legendary food photographer, Alain Proust.  learn how to achieve exactly that through the use of lighting techniques, balance and composition.

Alain will discuss and analyze his own images, share how he got specific results through the use of lighting techniques, balance and composition, and how you can do so too. Thereafter he will afford individuals the opportunity to receive critiques on their own photographic work.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R175.00
Surf Photography Workshop with Kent Locke

Put theory into practice and photograph surfers in action under the guidance of sports and action photographer, Kent Locke.

After an on-location introductory session covering gear and basic techniques, participants will spend time putting theory into practice by photographing surfers in action. Participants can ask questions and will receive one-on-one coaching during the shoot. Gear will be provided by Orms to shoot with on the day. The group will then return to the Orms Cape Town School of Photography studio to review and edit their photographs together.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R450.00
Gear Talk with Kent Locke | Sports & Action Photography

Sports and action is an exciting, challenging and dynamic field of photography.  It requires that the photographer has not only a good understanding of the sport itself, but also knows what gear to use and how to use it effectively to capture the action.

In this talk we will discuss what makes a great photograph and learn what gear is necessary to capture that perfect moment.

We’ll have an awe-inspiring selection of long lenses, newly released cameras, and latest tech available to play and engage with – this will be like the candy store of photographic gear! Our Orms gear specialists will be right there to answer any questions you might have!

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R100.00
Two Oceans Aquarium Photo-walk

“If there is magic on this planet it is contained in water” – Loren Eiseley

Come and explore one of Cape Town’s most treasured icons with us. We will guide you through the photographic wonderland that is the Two Oceans Aquarium, including a look behind the scenes. Our photography lecturer will ensure that you capture great shots in the most tricky situations, so that you walk away with your own wonderful photographs.

Key learning points

  • Learn to photograph in low light, and to capture wonderful photographs in tricky situations
  • Make unique compositions that reflect your own take on this popular venue
  • See what’s behind the scenes in this visual treasure trove

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

*Fee includes entry to the aquarium and guide.

GO BACK

R550.00
Under the Sea | Underwater Workshop with Jean Tresfon

Be among the first to dive and photograph in the new exhibit at the Two Oceans Aquarium with underwater photography expert, Jean Tresfon

 

Learn how to photograph a world of ocean wonders! The new I&J Ocean Exhibit is 6m deep, has a full tunnel and displays incredible species such as turtles, rays, guitar fish, brindle bass, spotted grunter, and shimmering schools of sardines. Our instructor at this workshop is award-winning underwater photography legend, Jean Tresfon.

He will teach you all the do’s and don’ts of shooting underwater, as well as sharing his hard-earned tips for success with you. Honor your bucket list and experience the incredible feeling of being surrounded by the remarkable animals that call the underwater world their home.

Key learning points

  • Learn to shoot underwater
  • Experience the awesome, unique Two Oceans Aquarium while fulfilling your dream
  • Learn from one of the best underwater photographers

 

PLEASE NOTE | Anyone interested in participating in this unique event needs a minimum of an Open Water dive qualification. If you would like to obtain one, we can put you in touch with preferred operators who can assist you.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

*Fee includes entry to the aquarium, diving session and dive master guide, and the use of Nauticam Gear.

GO BACK

R3,250.00
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.

GO BACK

 

R3,500.00
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.

GO BACK

 

R2,950.00
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.

GO BACK

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

GO BACK

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
Two Oceans Aquarium Photo-walk

“If there is magic on this planet it is contained in water” – Loren Eiseley

Come and explore one of Cape Town’s most treasured icons with us. We will guide you through the photographic wonderland that is the Two Oceans Aquarium, including a look behind the scenes. Our photography lecturer will ensure that you capture great shots in the most tricky situations, so that you walk away with your own wonderful photographs.

Key learning points

  • Learn to photograph in low light, and to capture wonderful photographs in tricky situations
  • Make unique compositions that reflect your own take on this popular venue
  • See what’s behind the scenes in this visual treasure trove

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

*Fee includes entry to the aquarium and guide.

GO BACK

R550.00
Capture Your Foodie Vision with Master Chef Brett Nussey

If you have a passion for food that looks and tastes great, this one is for you!

Come and cook up a storm under the expert guidance of renown chef, Brett Nussey, at his beautiful kitchen nestled in the valley of Hout Bay! Learn then how to accurately capture your creation through the lens with the help of an experienced Orms Cape Town School of Photography lecturer. 

Course Outcomes:

  • Learn to cook and shoot food in one experience
  • Enjoy an incredible gourmet meal with fellow foodie & photography-enthusiasts
  • Get expert tips from a professional chef to refine your cooking skills
  • Learn how to accurately capture your creation under the guidance of an experienced Orms Cape Town School of Photography lecturer

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R400.00
Gear Talk with Kent Locke | Sports & Action Photography

Sports and action is an exciting, challenging and dynamic field of photography.  It requires that the photographer has not only a good understanding of the sport itself, but also knows what gear to use and how to use it effectively to capture the action.

In this talk we will discuss what makes a great photograph and learn what gear is necessary to capture that perfect moment.

We’ll have an awe-inspiring selection of long lenses, newly released cameras, and latest tech available to play and engage with – this will be like the candy store of photographic gear! Our Orms gear specialists will be right there to answer any questions you might have!

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R100.00
Groot Constantia Photowalk

Combine your love for photography and appreciation of excellent wines with our Groot Constantia Photowalk!

 

Founded by Simon van der Stel in 1685 this estate offers countless photo-moments as we tour from the vineyards stretching across the slopes of the estate, to the time-honoured cellars where magical moody scenes of raw and filled oak-barrels can be captured.

From here, come and taste the wonderful wines currently produced at Groot Constantia, and learn to set up a lifestyle shoot of the bottles and poured glasses.

We’ll end this day off with heading off to the delightful Simon’s Deli for lunch, where a sumptuous Harvest Platter awaits. Before helping ourselves to all the yummyness, we’ll photograph this wonderful creation too!

Course Outcomes:

  • Scenic photography on one of Cape Town’s oldest wine estates
  • Learn to shoot in low light in a wine cellar
  • Lifestyle shots of bottles, wine tasting and rustic food photography
  • Wine tasting is included
  • Lunch is included in full-fee option

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R700.00R850.00
Hope on Hopkins Gin Distillery Photowalk

Where artisanal flavour meets visual enrichment! Come &  learn about botanical gins, and capture the whole experience from distillery to the first sip!

 

What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon sipping delicately handcrafted botanical gins, and learning how to photograph them with the guidance of a professional food and detail photographer?

Join us for this slightly different Photowalk as we explore the process of gin-making with the acclaimed boutique gin distillery, Hope on Hopkins, sample the gins they craft, and learn how to capture them as beautifully as possible.

Photowalk Features:

  • Explore the Hope On Hopkins Gin Distillery
  • Learn to shoot in low light in a distillery
  • Lifestyle shots of bottles, gin tasting and flat-lay composition with a variety of gin garnishes
  • Gin tasting and guided talk by Hope On Hopkins included
  • You're welcome to stay on and enjoy the afternoon, once the Photowalk has offically ended!

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R380.00
Ignite your Appetite with Alain Proust

Food photography should – above all – bring an appetite appeal to the food being photographed. Come and learn exactly how to achieve that through the guidance of legendary food photographer, Alain Proust.  learn how to achieve exactly that through the use of lighting techniques, balance and composition.

Alain will discuss and analyze his own images, share how he got specific results through the use of lighting techniques, balance and composition, and how you can do so too. Thereafter he will afford individuals the opportunity to receive critiques on their own photographic work.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R175.00
Under the Sea | Underwater Workshop with Jean Tresfon

Be among the first to dive and photograph in the new exhibit at the Two Oceans Aquarium with underwater photography expert, Jean Tresfon

 

Learn how to photograph a world of ocean wonders! The new I&J Ocean Exhibit is 6m deep, has a full tunnel and displays incredible species such as turtles, rays, guitar fish, brindle bass, spotted grunter, and shimmering schools of sardines. Our instructor at this workshop is award-winning underwater photography legend, Jean Tresfon.

He will teach you all the do’s and don’ts of shooting underwater, as well as sharing his hard-earned tips for success with you. Honor your bucket list and experience the incredible feeling of being surrounded by the remarkable animals that call the underwater world their home.

Key learning points

  • Learn to shoot underwater
  • Experience the awesome, unique Two Oceans Aquarium while fulfilling your dream
  • Learn from one of the best underwater photographers

 

PLEASE NOTE | Anyone interested in participating in this unique event needs a minimum of an Open Water dive qualification. If you would like to obtain one, we can put you in touch with preferred operators who can assist you.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

*Fee includes entry to the aquarium, diving session and dive master guide, and the use of Nauticam Gear.

GO BACK

R3,250.00
Hope on Hopkins Gin Distillery Photowalk

Where artisanal flavour meets visual enrichment! Come &  learn about botanical gins, and capture the whole experience from distillery to the first sip!

 

What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon sipping delicately handcrafted botanical gins, and learning how to photograph them with the guidance of a professional food and detail photographer?

Join us for this slightly different Photowalk as we explore the process of gin-making with the acclaimed boutique gin distillery, Hope on Hopkins, sample the gins they craft, and learn how to capture them as beautifully as possible.

Photowalk Features:

  • Explore the Hope On Hopkins Gin Distillery
  • Learn to shoot in low light in a distillery
  • Lifestyle shots of bottles, gin tasting and flat-lay composition with a variety of gin garnishes
  • Gin tasting and guided talk by Hope On Hopkins included
  • You're welcome to stay on and enjoy the afternoon, once the Photowalk has offically ended!

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R380.00
Groot Constantia Photowalk

Combine your love for photography and appreciation of excellent wines with our Groot Constantia Photowalk!

 

Founded by Simon van der Stel in 1685 this estate offers countless photo-moments as we tour from the vineyards stretching across the slopes of the estate, to the time-honoured cellars where magical moody scenes of raw and filled oak-barrels can be captured.

From here, come and taste the wonderful wines currently produced at Groot Constantia, and learn to set up a lifestyle shoot of the bottles and poured glasses.

We’ll end this day off with heading off to the delightful Simon’s Deli for lunch, where a sumptuous Harvest Platter awaits. Before helping ourselves to all the yummyness, we’ll photograph this wonderful creation too!

Course Outcomes:

  • Scenic photography on one of Cape Town’s oldest wine estates
  • Learn to shoot in low light in a wine cellar
  • Lifestyle shots of bottles, wine tasting and rustic food photography
  • Wine tasting is included
  • Lunch is included in full-fee option

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R700.00R850.00
Capture Your Foodie Vision with Master Chef Brett Nussey

If you have a passion for food that looks and tastes great, this one is for you!

Come and cook up a storm under the expert guidance of renown chef, Brett Nussey, at his beautiful kitchen nestled in the valley of Hout Bay! Learn then how to accurately capture your creation through the lens with the help of an experienced Orms Cape Town School of Photography lecturer. 

Course Outcomes:

  • Learn to cook and shoot food in one experience
  • Enjoy an incredible gourmet meal with fellow foodie & photography-enthusiasts
  • Get expert tips from a professional chef to refine your cooking skills
  • Learn how to accurately capture your creation under the guidance of an experienced Orms Cape Town School of Photography lecturer

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R400.00
Ignite your Appetite with Alain Proust

Food photography should – above all – bring an appetite appeal to the food being photographed. Come and learn exactly how to achieve that through the guidance of legendary food photographer, Alain Proust.  learn how to achieve exactly that through the use of lighting techniques, balance and composition.

Alain will discuss and analyze his own images, share how he got specific results through the use of lighting techniques, balance and composition, and how you can do so too. Thereafter he will afford individuals the opportunity to receive critiques on their own photographic work.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R175.00
Gear Talk with Kent Locke | Sports & Action Photography

Sports and action is an exciting, challenging and dynamic field of photography.  It requires that the photographer has not only a good understanding of the sport itself, but also knows what gear to use and how to use it effectively to capture the action.

In this talk we will discuss what makes a great photograph and learn what gear is necessary to capture that perfect moment.

We’ll have an awe-inspiring selection of long lenses, newly released cameras, and latest tech available to play and engage with – this will be like the candy store of photographic gear! Our Orms gear specialists will be right there to answer any questions you might have!

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R100.00
Surf Photography Workshop with Kent Locke

Put theory into practice and photograph surfers in action under the guidance of sports and action photographer, Kent Locke.

After an on-location introductory session covering gear and basic techniques, participants will spend time putting theory into practice by photographing surfers in action. Participants can ask questions and will receive one-on-one coaching during the shoot. Gear will be provided by Orms to shoot with on the day. The group will then return to the Orms Cape Town School of Photography studio to review and edit their photographs together.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

GO BACK

R450.00
Under the Sea | Underwater Workshop with Jean Tresfon

Be among the first to dive and photograph in the new exhibit at the Two Oceans Aquarium with underwater photography expert, Jean Tresfon

 

Learn how to photograph a world of ocean wonders! The new I&J Ocean Exhibit is 6m deep, has a full tunnel and displays incredible species such as turtles, rays, guitar fish, brindle bass, spotted grunter, and shimmering schools of sardines. Our instructor at this workshop is award-winning underwater photography legend, Jean Tresfon.

He will teach you all the do’s and don’ts of shooting underwater, as well as sharing his hard-earned tips for success with you. Honor your bucket list and experience the incredible feeling of being surrounded by the remarkable animals that call the underwater world their home.

Key learning points

  • Learn to shoot underwater
  • Experience the awesome, unique Two Oceans Aquarium while fulfilling your dream
  • Learn from one of the best underwater photographers

 

PLEASE NOTE | Anyone interested in participating in this unique event needs a minimum of an Open Water dive qualification. If you would like to obtain one, we can put you in touch with preferred operators who can assist you.

 

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

*Fee includes entry to the aquarium, diving session and dive master guide, and the use of Nauticam Gear.

GO BACK

R3,250.00
Photo Futures: Young Photographers

GO BACK

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.

GO BACK

 

R2,950.00
Photo Futures: Young Photographers

GO BACK

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
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
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.

GO BACK

R3,125.00
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.

GO BACK

 

R3,500.00

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