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.

COURSE DURATION

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.

REQUIREMENTS

A DSLR or mirrorless camera. A tripod is recommended. 

COST

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

Understanding light

Human eye versus your camera

 

Session Two (20th February)

Mastering your camera’s controls (the essentials)

Light meter

Shutter speed

Aperture

ISO

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

White balance 

Focusing - how to get sharp images 

 

Session Four (5th March)

Composition 

The best settings for different situations 

Golden hour and night photography

Creative techniques 

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. 

VENUE

The course will run from a private home studio in Durbanville. See images below.

Space is limited so make sure to book before it's too late.

Please use the contact form below to enquire or book your spot. 

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