03 04 2019

We would like to invite you to join us in celebrating the work produced by the Orms Cape Town School of Photography staff and alumni opening on 2 May 2019 from 18:00 - 20:00. The work will be on display until 7 June 2019 and will have another open evening for First Thursdays. Our exhibitors...

29 03 2019

Last night we opened the first Student Exhibition of the year, showcasing the work of our Part-Time short course and 6-Month Technical Photography students. Along with this, SPACE was exhibited - an initiative by Orms to promote the love and passion for photography. The exhibition will be available to view between 08:00 – 17:00 from...

20 03 2019

This past Saturday we had our first Photowalk of 2019 at the Cape Town Carnival and it was our brightest photo-walk to date! Photography lecturer, Lauren Theunissen, guided 11 photography enthusiasts on a behind the scenes tour of Cape Town's most vibrant event. From hair and makeup to the incredible costume department and last-minute rehearsals...

11 03 2019
CLOSED | Artist in Residence 2019

Orms Cape Town School of Photography will be hosting an Artist/Photographer in Residence programme. Our residency programme is dedicated to those who have existing bodies of work OR to those who have well-established projects and are in need of access to the necessary equipment and input to further execute these projects and/or bring them into...

28 02 2019
Student Exhibition | 25 June 2019

Join us for a beautiful evening to celebrate the work produced by our Part-Time and Full-Time programme students!

27 02 2019
Cine Alumni Feature | Jacques Grobler

Since the beginning, Jacques Grobler, a graduate of both our 6-Month Technical Photography programme (2017) and our Cinematography for Content Creation programme (2018), had an incredible work ethic and purist aesthetic.   Now he's doing what he loves as a photographer and filmmaker for Rained Upon Media. He recently shot this project for world champion...

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

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...