Basic Photography Course

Basic Photography Course

Basic Photography Course

Basic photography course with Andrew Aveley. He is a registered Professional and accredited Photographic Trainer. He has extensive  experience and will help all levels of photographers increase their knowledge and skill. 

Basic Photography Course

  • Modular training based on 5 x 60 min sessions (or morning course)
  • Location – Knysna
  • R 450.00 per session per person ( 60-90 minute sessions)
  • R 1850.00 per person for a complete course of 5 sessions

Option for out of town students

  • R 1950.00 – 2 night self catering accommodation package (full details at the bottom of this page)

Larger groups throughout South Africa available on request

Module 1 – The Digital Camera

  • Components – sensor, processor, lens
  • Cameras – compact, bridge, DSLR, mirrorless
  • Manual or touch interface
  • Practical camera skills

Module 2 – Digital Photography Basics

  • Exposure
  • ISO, Aperture, Shutter speed, Triangle of fear
  • Metering, The histogram

Module 3 – Camera Modes

  • Basic shooting mode zones
  • Green square & Scene intelligent Auto
  • Portrait mode, Landscape mode, Close-up mode
  • Sport mode, Night portrait mode, Flash off mode
  • Creative shooting mode zones
  • Program mode, TV mode, AV mode, Manual mode, Bulb mode
  • Focus modes, Drive modes

Module 4 – General

  • Raw vs JPG, Colour space, White balance
  • Picture styles, Flash basics
  • Composition

Module 5 – The Digital Darkroom

  • Understanding a digital image
  • Why must you develop it, Image formats
  • Development Platforms, Development process
  • Digital Asset management

And a lot more great theory and practical advice. Join me for this exclusive workshop with limited space to give each attendee great attention to detail.

Weekend Itinerary 

  • Check-In Friday afternoon to B&B and visit recommended eatery (participants account)
  • Saturday morning you can arrive at the studio at 08h30
  • Light breakfast and coffee/tea will be available
  • Start of Masterclass/Training around 09h00
  • Light lunch at 12h00
  • Session 2 and Q&A
  • Saturday Afternoon complementary landscape outing.
  • Saturday evening dinner at a recommended eatery (participants account)
  • Sunday morning Check-Out of B&B

EXCLUDES – Flights to George, Rental Car and all food and drink

Accommodation package R1950.00 for 2 persons sharing




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