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15 01 2019
Invisible Motifs | Mia Thom Solo Exhibition

An exhibition engaging with the philosophy of music, photography and the body’s role in the performance of experience. "Orms Cape Town School of Photography proudly presents Invisible Motifs, an exhibition engaging with the philosophy of music, photography and the body’s role in the performance of experience by Cape Town-based artist, Mia Thom. In one piece,...

07 11 2018
Student Exhibition 4th Term 2018

By current Full-Time Professional Photography student, Botswele Mogotlane. We are proud to invite you to an exhibition of work produced by our Full-Time and Part-Time photography students over the past term, on Thursday evening, 6 December 2018 from 18:00 – 20:00. Showcased work will include: One-Year Full-Time Professional Photography graduating bodies of work. 6-Month Part-Time Technical Photography...

25 10 2018
Business of Photography | 8 Tips I Wish I Had Known Earlier

While photography might be your forte, running a business might very well not be. But that doesn't change the fact that to ensure you increase the odds of making a financial success out of your practice, you need a solid foundation in business management. The time is now to hone your abilities as a small...

25 10 2018
2018 #EDUSNAP INITIATIVE / CAPE TOWN MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD | EDUCATION THROUGH THE EYES OF A TEENAGER

The Cape Town Museum of Childhood ( CTMoC) invited high school learners in Cape Town to participate in an “Education in Cape Town” photography project. The project was later coined #EduSnap. The Orms Cape Town School of Photography partnered up with CTMoC on the #EduSnap programme to facilitate training sessions. Students are guided through the...

24 10 2018
Become a Historian / Shooting Architecture with Paris Brummer

PARIS BRUMMER, the lecturer of our upcoming Architectural Photography Weekend Workshop, spent her formative years in Johannesburg then later moved to Cape Town to study Photography and Fine Art further. She enjoys combining the differences each city offers into her work, whilst also finding new ways to understand what makes both cities work. She aspires...

24 10 2018
Travel for Self-Exploration | Alumni Alessandra Griffin Feature on Between 10 & 5

Alessandra Griffin graduated from our two-year full-time Photography programme (which has since been condensed to a one-year full-time photography programme), where she more than commenced an in-depth exploration of her stance toward the photographic medium and the subject. More a hardworking individual you cannot get. We miss Ali and seeing her flourish reminds us that...

08 10 2018
Effective Self-Crit & Continuous Growth | Greg Liss Fujifilm Feature

Greg Liss, an alumni-student-turned-lecturer here at our school, forged a reputable career as Wedding, Event and Fashion photographer -  respective industries which he is able to give our students invaluable insight to. My Fujifilm recently featured him and his work - see the piece below: Written by Greg Liss The good, the bad, the bold, the...

08 10 2018
True to the Darkroom | Matt Slater feature on Bubblegumclub

Matt Slater graduated from our two-year full-time Photography programme (which has since been condensed to a one-year full-time photography programme), where he cut his teeth in the darkroom and not only developed delicate and alluring prints, but a deep-rooted love for, and skill in, the medium. Slater has since exhibited work, published a book, and...

07 09 2018
HALF TONE | CELEBRATING AFRICAN ANALOGUE PHOTOGRAPHY

A first of its kind, Half Tone – a dedicated photographic exhibition and periodical celebrating the work of a select collective of African analogue photographers, was recently launched and will be available to view between 08:00 - 17:00 from Monday to Friday until 26 October 2018. Half Tone aims to offer a platform for the development and...

30 08 2018
APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED | 2020 Scholarships

Image by Andrina Stauffer APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED. We are offering scholarships for three of our 2020 programmes - our One-Year Full-Time Professional Photography programme, One-Year Full-Time Cinematography for Content Creation, and our 6-Month Part-Time Technical Photography programme. We're looking for photographers / videographers who want to develop their interest and skills in visual storytelling but...

29 08 2018
8 years of making love visible

Photographing weddings is really hard work and there are a lot of photographers out there. If you are simply trying to copy what other photographers are doing you will lose the love for what you are doing and you will burn out. The only way to build a brand and career that will last within...

29 08 2018
Behind the Scenes | Fashion Photography Workshop with Danillo Turilli

Thank you to everyone that helped make this day spectacular! Model: Veda Pols Makeup and hair: Teri Tomsett Stylist: Liezl Franken Other photographer/studio partner:  Justin Munitz Danillo Turilli carved out his career as a fashion photographer in a fiercely competitive industry, and last week we were lucky enough to have him here at the school...

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