Wednesday, April 29, 2015


The First Level Course in Photography

By: Gareth Griffiths, BSc (Phys Sci) Full accredited member, Southern African Freelancers’ Association -


Aimed at: Small Group (3 maximum) or individual coaching

Cost: R 1500 payable: R 800 upfront before first lesson and balance at the final lesson. Cash or EFT. Non refundable booking fee upon confirmation: R 350.00 (private coaching) and R 200.00 (group sessions).
Outcomes: Attendees should learn how to work their own camera as efficiently as possible. A basic understanding of the concepts of working with light, with people, with objects and with scenery will be covered. Finally, an understanding of the electronic end of photography; how to best store images, how to prepare for the best prints, how to email your work or how to prepare for upload to the internet. How to store your images.

First Session (60 – 90 minutes): Sit down over coffee and work though the basics and the controls of your camera. Take a few preliminary pics.
Homework: You go off and take a few photographs and email them to me.

Second session (90 minutes) : We crit your pics, in a short session and then we do some field work e.g Noorhoek Common, or the beach. We focus on technique and how to make your pics interesting.

Third session (60 minutes): We study the electronic end of things. How to use the computer to work with pics; free software available; good quality software that can be bought. Preparing for printing, emailing of storage.
Where can I store my images online – for free?

Contact Gareth: 072 905 0252 / 021 680 5245 (leave a message)

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