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Intro to Photography | In-Person Course

As the world of photography evolves, so do our courses. Introduction to Photography is our cornerstone short course and the place to start your photographic journey.  Enjoy an updated, relevant educational experience to master the foundations of photography and explore your creative side under the guidance of an established photographer/lecturer.

We are also proud to offer this course perfectly adapted for online learning with small virtual classes and ample one-on-one time with your lecturer, but at a reduced rate! Learn more about this below.

 

In-Contact, On-Campus Option:

 

Our course caters to the enthusiastic beginner to intermediate level photographer and takes a varied approach to teach the fundamental concepts of Photography.

Through a combination of theory classes, online resources, supervised practice sessions, and assignments, students learn both the theory and practical application of photographic techniques to take stunning images. 

An introduction to visual literacy supplements the taught technical skills which, in turn, support the comprehensive lecturer feedback provided on submitted practical work. 

This combination helps the learning photographer to develop a sound understanding of the creative opportunities that accompany their evolving technical know-how.

No camera? No problem! As part of this course, you qualify for a reduced-rate rental of an entry-level DSLR camera and lens kit from Orms Rental for only R1000 for the duration of the course.

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Structure

The course consists of two sessions per week for four weeks.  Classes are held on the Tuesdays and the Thursdays for the duration of the course.

Participants will need to complete homework projects in their own time.

Outcomes

  • On completing this course, participants will have:
  •  A practical and theoretical understanding of the useful fundamental concepts of Photography
  •  An understanding of photographic composition and visual literacy

Course Fee Includes

  • An reduced-fee rental of an entry-level DSLR camera and lens kit from Orms Rental for only R1000 for the duration of the course.
  • 15% discount on print from Orms Print Lab for the duration of the course
  • Student work curated and printed for an exhibition opening at the school’s gallery.

 

Online Option:

 

Enjoy an adapted version of our hugely popular Intro to Photography short course, from home! Classes will occur once per week through Google Meets, you’ll receive weekly video material to watch prior to some of the sessions and assignments to complete, and receive one-on-one critique sessions to improve your photographs both technically and conceptually.

Structure

From 18:00 – 21:00 on Thursdays.

Participants will need to complete homework projects in their own time.

Outcomes

  • On completing this course, participants will have:
  •  A practical and theoretical understanding of the useful fundamental concepts of Photography
  •  An understanding of photographic composition and visual literacy

Course Fee Includes

  • 15% discount from Orms Print Lab for the duration of the course

 

Online Version

 

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R4,500.00

Intro to Video Production | In-Person Course

Learn how to use modern video production equipment, including manual settings on various types of cameras, lights, tripods, and audio recording equipment, to produce professional videos.

Course Outcomes

  • Know the different types of cameras used to produce video as well as tools for mounting cameras, lighting and audio recording.
  • Know how to use the manual functions on cameras used to shoot video.
  • Know the standard shot framings and video shooting rules.
  • Know how to control the lighting on a shoot, including blocking and bouncing light and adding artificial lighting, to create standard types of lighting.
  • Know how to record audio for video productions.

Included:
20% discount voucher from Orms Rental,

Structure
5 consecutive Monday evenings for 3 hours per session.

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R3,500.00

Lightroom 101 for Photographers | In-Person Course

Adobe Lightroom: Post-production and image management for photographers

 

Lightroom: designed by photographers, for photographers. Gain this powerful all-in-one image editing and management tool and learn how to import, organize, manage, and find your images, along with harnessing its’ image enhancing capabilities with our Lightroom for Photographers Short Course. Offered on-campus and online.

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 Lightroom 5 features that can be as sophisticated or simple as you need, and an essential tool for any professional or hobbyist photographer.

Gain this essential skill with our comprehensive Lightroom for Photographers short course, with ample personalised attention and notes to refer back to.

Structure
4 Sessions. One Session per week. Once per week in the evenings / once per week day-time / once per week online.

The Daytime option runs from 10:00 – 13:00 daily for 4 consecutive days.

Included
Detailed notes on the work covered.

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

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R3,250.00

Photoshop 101 for Photographers

ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS

As an introduction to Adobe Photoshop, this course will teach you the essential fundamental skills and concepts needed to get the best out of your photographs. Learn how to adjust image tone and colour, make changes to selected areas of your photograph, repair imperfections, merge multiple images, apply effects, prepare your images for printing. You will learn how to combine these skills and others in an efficient, non-destructive workflow.

Structure
5 Sessions. One Session per week.

Included
Book two post-production courses and receive a 5% discount. Book all three courses and receive a 10% discount

*LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL.

 

R1,999.00R3,500.00
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