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21 01 2020
How Understanding Your Good or Bad Photos Can Improve Your Photography

Landscape photography is an art. That is for sure. It is a way for us to express our emotions when in a location and capture a scene forever. With social media, you could easily be mistaken to think that I good photo is the one with the most likes or comments. Or you may think...

21 01 2020
Photography Cheat Sheet: Mastering Lighting for Macro Shots

Light up your macro photography like a pro with some tips from today’s featured photography cheat sheet! Written by The Phoblographer. As with all kinds of photography, lighting is a crucial part of a beautiful, well-exposed macro photo. Not only will it ensure your shots are sharp, but will also give them extra punch. With a...

21 01 2020
Un/Natural: The curated landscape of Table Mountain | Interview with Eugene van der Merwe

"Landscape photographs shape our perceptions of the natural world. Consider their ubiquity in all manner of contexts from decorative prints, to travel media and advertising, to countless selfies in beautiful natural surroundings.  These images often interpret nature in a manner that foreground beauty and wildness, while eschewing signs of human activity or presence, however human...

21 01 2020
This free, AI-powered Lightroom plug-in will automatically tag your photos with keywords

Powered by artificial intelligence, Imagga's Wordroom is a plug-in for Adobe Lightroom that 'sees' images and recommends a list of up to 30 keywords based on attributes including objects, colors, shapes, emotions, timeframes, and events. With one click, keywords can be added to an image's metadata so that it's easily searchable. It was created for professional and...

10 01 2020
Tips for Real Estate Photography

Written by Bryce Hepburn, Head of Orms Cape Town School of Photography. Here are Orms Cape Town School of Photography's tips for Real Estate photography for photographers who want to take the best images and deliver the best service. Be sure to have a meeting with the client on location Being on-site allows you to...

2019 Year-End Graduation for the Part-Time Programmes in Photography and Video Content Production
12 12 2019
2019 YEAR-END GRADUATION | PART-TIME PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS

Congratulations to our wonderful groups of 3-Month Part-Time students of our 35mm / Digital Photography programme, 6-Month Part-Time students of our Technical Photography programme and Video Content Production programme! We celebrated the end of their formal education with us with a bright and colorful brunch and certificate handovers, and the experience concluded with the Student...

25 11 2019
Student Cine showcase | 6 December 2019

Join us for a beautiful evening to celebrate the work produced by our Part-Time and Full-Time programme students. This event will also showcase the graduating bodies of work as produced by our One-Year Cinematography programme and 6-Month Video Content Production programme. We hope to see you there!

18 11 2019
Student Exhibition | 5 December 2019

Image by Full-Time Professional Photography student 2019, Courtney Haas. Join us for a beautiful evening to celebrate the work produced by our Part-Time and Full-Time programme students. This exhibition will also showcase the graduating bodies of work as produced by our One-Year Professional Photography programme and 6-Month Technical Photography programme. We hope to see you...

By Zodwa Ntuli // 2018 Student
31 10 2019
Can you take decent real estate photos with your phone?

Written by Bryce Hepburn, Head of Orms Cape Town School of Photography. Ask any two photographers what constitutes a 'good' photo, and you will receive two different answers. In real estate photography, a good photograph won't ensure an immediate sale. Still, a lousy, ill-conceived image guarantees that the buyer will keep looking elsewhere. The short...

28 10 2019
Into Something Great | Cine Alumni Feature Ruan Booyens

Since the beginning, Ruan Booyens, a graduate of our Cinematography for Content Creation programme (2018), has had a unique ability to put across a story. This year he has decided to join us again, but in a slightly different way - by producing a video-series that demonstrate the skills he's gained during his year in...

Matt Slater, 2019
10 10 2019
MATT SLATER’S AUTUMNAL GLIMPSES | By Collier Brown

Written by Collier Brown // The Od Review Matt Slater’s series, “Autumnal Glimpses,” abjures all commercial, Hallmark falls. No red maples or perse sweetgum. Nothing picturesque. Obscured, discolored, soiled, torn and fragmented, stitched and reframed, Slater’s trees belong to that doleful impermanence meted out by Rilke’s deity. Originally from a small town on the Eastern Cape...

23 07 2019
JUSTICE MUKHELI

We recently welcomed filmmaker and photographer, Justice Mukheli to come and talk to our students and friends about his life and career as visual storyteller. Justice grew up in Soweto. He made clear - very happily so. Looking back, he's thankful for the adversity he's faced. Thankful for being dyslexic with teachers unbeknownst to the...

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