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Photography

Short Course Certificate in Photography

This is a professional photography course written and directed by some of the Eastern Cape’s best working photographers. The aim of the course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required for a career as a professional photographer. This up-to-date and comprehensive course covers various aspects of photography and aims to ensure a versatile skills set within the artform.

Course Outline

This course consists of four comprehensive modules with assignments and is delivered in studio as well as on various locations. Students have an option of attending classes either in the mornings between 08:00 and 10:00am or in the evenings from 18:00 to 20:00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Course Intake: 15 students

Course Duration: 6 Months between July and December 2021

Module 1 – Introduction to Photography

Module 2 – Location Photography

– Composition for Location Shoots
– Photography Triangle
– Usage of Natural Light
– Understanding & Modifying Light on
Location

Module 3 – Studio Photography

– Composition for Studio Shoots
– Photography Triangle
– Understanding the Different Lighting Styles
– Understanding the Different Lighting
Setups
– How to Use Different Light Modifiers

Module 4 – Editing & Understanding
Photoshop
(Mastering the Art of Retouching)

– Introduction to Photoshop & the Lightroom
– Frequency Separation
– Enhancing Make Up On Models

Course Facilitators

Sanele Gobinduku

Ayabonga Macanda

Application Requirements 

All applicants are required to:
– Attend our Photography Workshop on 26 June 2021
– Submit a portfolio of their work at our studios no later than 1 July 2021

Apply now for 2022