Basic Landscape Photography Course (1month, 5 sessions)
Have you just bought a camera?
Or is the camera you got months ago just sitting in your cupboard stuck on automatic mode?
Or do you want to learn how to capture our stunning landscapes here in South Africa?
If you answered yes to any of these, then this may just be the course for you. It will cover all the basics you need to know to operate your camera in manual mode, as well as covering key areas of composition and focusing. This course is geared towards landscape photography, so a keen interest in this area is recommended.
Every Thursday from 7-9pm over a 4 week period starting on the 13th February 2020.
The 5th session will be a three hour practical session at sunrise on the 7th March 2020.
A DSLR or mirrorless camera. A tripod is recommended.
R2500 per person (max. 6 people)
Includes hand-outs and tea & coffee.
KEY ASPECTS COVERED
Session One (13th February)
How your camera works - from lenses to sensor types
Important settings and functions of your camera
Human eye versus your camera
Session Two (20th February)
Mastering your camera’s controls (the essentials)
Intro to long exposures and depth of field
Session Three (27th February)
Hands-on learning with depth of field and long exposures
Understanding your histogram
Focusing - how to get sharp images
Session Four (5th March)
The best settings for different situations
Golden hour and night photography
Basic landscape photography planning
Session Five (7th March)
A three hour practical session in the field. We will shoot sunrise and apply the knowledge and settings learnt during the course in a practical setting.
The course will run from a private home studio in Durbanville. See images below.