training

  • Basics of Lightroom course - in Pretoria, Gauteng

    Basics of Lightroom

    R1,271.10

    Aimed at Beginners

    This 2 hour course is the ideal introduction to the skills and techniques required by digital photographers.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Get to know the workspace
    • Bring your images into Lightroom
    • Make your images look great using the basic techniques
    • Synchronizing
    • Create your own presets
    • Exporting your images

  • Basics of composition photography course

    Basics of Composition

    R1,271.10

    Aimed at Beginner and Intermediate Photographers

    The perfect follow-on on our Basics of Photography course.  In 2 hours you will learn how good composition will immediately take you from taking snapshots to making great images.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • The using the Rule of Thirds to compose better images
    • Power Points
    • How to break the rules and the exceptions to the rules
    • Basic Design Principles
    • Design Elements

  • Basics of Photography course

    Basics of Photography

    R1,903.80

    AIMED AT BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHERS

    The perfect introduction to the joy of photography. Get to know your camera. Move from Auto mode to the creative modes on your camera. Understand exposure and the three settings which affect it: ISO, Shutter Speed and Aperture. We will also address, White Balance, Focus and Depth of Field.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • How to get off AUTO
    • The Exposure Tri-angle
    • Exposure and ISO and why it matters
    • The Light Meter in your camera – that ensures perfect Exposure
    • Auto Focus Points to create better Composition
    • How Aperture affects your photos
    • Creative use of Shutter Speed
    • 2 Causes of Motion Blur
    • Why we need White Balance
    • What is Depth of Field
    • 3 Main Effects on Depth of Field

  • Advanced Lightroom course by Photowise

    Advanced Lightroom

    R1,903.80

    Aimed at Intermediate Users

    This 3 hour course is the ideal follow on for the Basics of Lightroom course

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Tools – gradients / Brush
    • Skin retouching
    • Iris enhance
    • Adding watermarks
    • Edit in External Applications
    • Creating special effects

  • Stobism Photography course in Pretoria, Gauteng

    Strobism Photography

    R1,903.80

    Aimed at Intermediate Photographers

    The perfect follow-on on our Basics of Flash Photography course.  In this 3 hour course we will teach you how to use flash units off-camera, how to use advanced techniques using multiple flash units, coloured filters and reflectors to create stunning images.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • The basic working of a flash unit in Manual Flash mode
    • Achieving perfect exposure
    • How to use camera settings to control the brightness of your background and your subject separately, to achieve exactly the lighting effect you want
    • The different ways you can trigger your off-camera flash
    • Directional Flash (Back-light)
    • Colour gels
    • Multiple flash Exposure technique

  • Basics of Flash Photography course by Photowise, Pretoria

    Basics of Flash Photography

    R1,903.80

    AIMED AT BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHERS

    The perfect introduction to flash.  We will teach you how to use external camera flash units in a variety of lighting scenarios.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • To understand light, difference between ambient & instant light
    • The basic working of a flash unit
    • What is TTL?
    • What is Flash sync speed
    • Perfect exposure – Flash exposure Compensation
    • Flash as the only light source
    • Tilt and Bounce Flash
    • Fill Flash
    • Freezing movement
    • Accessories – Softening your flash light

  • Basics of Photoshop course by Photowise

    Basics of Photoshop

    R3,762.00

    Aimed at Beginners

    This course is the ideal introduction to the skills and techniques required by digital photographers.
    For Photoshop CS, Photoshop CC and Photoshop Elements users.  The course is divided into 3 modules of 2 hours each.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • The basic digital workflow
    • Navigating the workspace
    • Working with documents – open, close, save, resize, crop
    • Overview of selection tools
    • Basic adjustments – Levels, Curves, Hue and Saturation
    • Basic Black & White Conversions

  • Painting with light, star trails and astro landscapes photography course

    Working With Light Outdoors

    R4,075.50

    Aimed at Intermediate Photographers

    This week-end away course will teach you many techniques relating to working with light, from Painting with Light, Night Time Photography, Landscape Photography, Macro Photography and Flash Photography.  This hands on workshop will leave you with many awe inspiring images.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Basics of Light
    • Painting and Drawing with Light
    • Star trails and Astro Landscapes
    • Basics of Flash Photography and strobism
    • Close-up and Macro Photography
    • Basics of Landscape Photography
      Talk on equipment needed for the genres of photography covered in the course 

  • Home Studio Photography Course in Pretoria, South Africa

    Home Studio Course

    R1,903.80

    Aimed at Beginner and Intermediate Photographers

    In this 3 hour course we will teach you how to set up a Home-based Photography studio.
    We will discuss the basics from what space to what equipment you will need and teach you a basic portrait set-up to get you going.

     WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • To understand light, the characteristics of instant light
    • The basic working of a Studio light unit
    • Requirements for studio space
    • Essential equipment (Lights / Back drops / Modifiers)
    • Perfect Exposure
    • One and two light set-up

  • Basics of Photography course

    The Basics Boot Camp

    R6,840.00

    Free-standing or MODULE 1 of the Photowise Full-Time Programe

    Where the Journey Begins…

    * The Basics of Photography and the Camera
    * The Basics of Lenses and Camera Maintenance
    * The Basics of Light
    * The Basics of Flash Photography
    * The Basics of Composition
    * The Basics of Lightroom
    * The Basics of Photoshop 


  • Portraiture Boot Camp

    R6,840.00

    Free-standing or part of the Photowise Full-Time Programe

    Learn & Shoot…

    * Indoor Portraiture
    * Outdoor Portraiture
    * Posing Techniques
    * Specific Techniques to Shoot
    * Advanced Post Production in Photoshop
    * Model Releases


  • Full-Time Program 2017

    R28,500.00

    HOW DOES IT WORK?

    The Full-Time Program consists of 6 Boot Camp Modules at a reduced cost of R5,700 per module (incl VAT), and you will receive the 6th module Free of Charge.

    This program is aimed at everyone, whether you are an absolute beginner, an enthusiast planning to become a professional photographer or just wanting to hone your photography skills.  After completing The Basics Boot Camp, you can choose any 5 additional Boot Camp Modules (from all the Modules on offer) to customize your learning experience and to align it with your dreams and visions for your photography journey, totaling 240 hours of hands-on practical learning.


  • Product and Food Photography Boot Camp

    R6,840.00

    Free-standing or part of the Photowise Full-Time Programe

    Dreaming of being a commercial photographer…
    then this one is for you…

    * Product Photography Planning
    * Reflective & Non-reflective Products
    * Food Photography Trends & Styling
    * Lighting Techniques
    * Advanced Post Production in Lightroom & Photoshop


  • Advanced Studio Portraiture Boot Camp

    R6,840.00

    Free-standing or part of the Photowise Full-Time Programe

    Body-scapes, Fine Art, Boudoir, Glamour and Fitness….

    * Theory; Lighting & Posing Techniques
    * Full Day Shooting: Glamour & Boudoir
    * Full Day Shooting: Body-scapes & Nudes
    * Full Day Shooting: Fitness
    * Advanced Post Production in Lightroom & Photoshop


  • Advanced Studio Photography Course by Photowise

    Advanced Studio

    R1,903.80

    Aimed at Intermediate Photographers

    The perfect follow on for our Basics of Studio Photography course. In this 3 hour course we will teach you hands on how to set-up and place your lights to dramatically change the tone of your images. How to build your lighting starting with one light and building to two or three lights and adding reflectors and diffusers to create perfectly lit images.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Positioning the Main light (Key Light)
    • Adding Second light / Hair light / Kicker Light
    • High Key Lighting
    • Low Key Lighting
    • Lighting the background

  • Wedding Photography Boot Camp

    R6,840.00

    Free-standing or part of the Photowise Full-Time Programe

    Dreaming of being a Wedding Photographer…
    Then this one is for you…

    * Wedding Theory
    * Detail Close-Ups & Getting Ready
    * The Couple Shoot
    * Advanced Post Production in Lightroom & Photoshop
    * Album Layouts


  • Photoshop black and white course

    Intermediate Photoshop (Black and White Conversions)

    R1,903.80

    Aimed at Intermediate Users

    This 3 hour course is the ideal follow on for the Intermediate Photoshop (Layers & Masks) course.  For Photoshop CS, Photoshop CC and Photoshop Elements users.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Several methods of making Black and White conversions
    • Making colour toned Black & White images

  • Fashion and Glamour Photography course in Pretoria, Gauteng

    Fashion / Glamour Studio

    R1,903.80

    Aimed at Intermediate Photographers

    In this 3 hour fashion photography course, learn every stage of a fashion shoot, from casting your styling team and model to the shoot day itself.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Shooting in-studio and on-location
    • Lighting techniques
    • Model direction
    • Retouching
    • Business and marketing
    • Social media advertising

  • Portraiture Indoors Photography course - Gauteng, Pretoria

    Portraiture Indoors

    R1,903.80

    Aimed at Intermediate Photographers

    This 3 hour workshop teaches all aspects of indoor Portrait Photography, from posing, equipment and tools needed.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Equipment – Camera and lenses
    • Depth of field
    • Lighting techniques – natural and artificial light
    • Window light
    • White balance
    • Use of reflectors
    • Composition and shooting angles
    • Posing
    • Overview on Editing

  • Portraiture Outdoors - Photography course

    Portraiture Outdoors

    R1,903.80

    Aimed at Intermediate Photographers

    This 3 hour workshop teaches all aspects of outdoor Portrait Photography, from posing, equipment and tools needed.

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

    • Equipment – Camera and lenses
    • Depth of field – Bokeh
    • Lighting techniques – Use of reflectors and diffusers
    • Fill-in flash
    • Studio lighting and battery packs
    • Composition and shooting angles
    • Posing
    • Overview on Editing