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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 on Monday’s and Wednesdays from 09:00 – 10:30 am or in the evenings on Thursdays for +- 2 hours which will be a catch up class that covers all work taught earlier in the week.

Course Intake: 20 students

Course Duration: 6 Months between February and July 2022

Module 1 – Introduction to Photography

Module 2 – Location Photography

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

Module 3 – Studio Photography

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

Module 4 – Editing & Understanding
(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:
– Complete an online application which is available on our website here . APPLICATIONS OPEN 6 OCTOBER
– Submit a portfolio of their work at our studios no later than 1 December 2021

Apply now for 2022