Workshops

Basically mini-course, mostly held on Saturday’s, unless otherwise arranged. Please use the contact form at the bottom of this page to find out about availability and the next available start date. Thanks!


Digital Photography for Beginners (12 hours)

R6000

This is a 6-week comprehensive part-time course held in the Southern Suburbs - Cape Town. The course covers everything you need to know to get started in Digital photography. You will learn about your camera, light, settings, composition, and more. Each lesson in broken down into (1) Theory section, (2) Practical section, (3) Practical outings. Amounting to 2-hours per class, and email/message support to students throughout the duration of the course.

A 50% deposit is required with your course booking, and the balance payable within 7 days of your course start date. Tuition fees include a printed course manual with notes, and a list of further reading, suggested homework (practical) and other resources. If you are unable to take your course in 6 consecutive classes, we can arrange to accommodate your schedule accordingly.

 

Class 1 - Introduction to Photography

  • Informative introduction

  • How light and the camera work together

  • Camera and Equipment handling

  • Camera shoot modes

Class 2 - The Fundamentals

  • Overview of Class 1

  • Understanding Exposure, Shutter Speed, Aperture, ISO

  • White Balance and Basic of Composition


Class 3 - Mastering Exposure + Practical Outing

  • Overview of Class 2

  • Exposure theory and techniques

  • In-camera exposure manipulation

  • Real-world supervised practical photography outing

 

Class 4 - Depth of field + Composition

  • Feedback on Class 3 outing

  • Working with Aperture

  • Compositional theory and techniques


Class 5 - Practical Outing

  • Overview of Classes 1-4

  • Real-world supervised practical photography outing

Class 6 - Post Processing

  • Feedback on Class 7

  • Introduction to file storage

  • Basic Image Processing/Editing

  • Image Sizing, Image Sharing, and Intro to Printing

  • Course Conclusion

 

Film Photography Basics Course (12 hours)

R6000

This course includes all the information and tutoring mentioned in the “Digital Photography Basics Course” and is tailored to focus specifically on the genre of film photography. Class 8 includes additional info on how to source and options on where to buy your new/used film camera.

If you are without a 35mm film camera and lens - I can provide one for you during lessons at no additional charge.


 

Photography Classes Contact Form

Please fill in the form below and I will reply within 48-hours with info on availability. All courses run year-long but spots are limited - and classes kept small to keep the individual teacher-student interaction at an optimum level. Please get in touch for more information.

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Ken’s classes are down-to-earth, practical, and packed with useful information I could use right after each class! His professional image feedback and critiques were especially useful to me.
— David A
 

Please note: If you are interested in attending one of my photography courses, please make use of the contact form above. The form below is for Photography Session/Photo-shoot enquiries only. Thank you.