01 April 2024

Canon Photography Training Milnerton, Cape Town

Photography Training / Skills Development Milnerton, Cape Town and Cape Peninsula

Canon Photography Training Cape Town / Cape Peninsula
Fast Shutter Speed / Action Photography Training Woodbridge Island, Cape Town

Vernon Canon Photography Training Cape Town / Cape Peninsula

Private Canon EOS / EOS R Camera and Photography tutoring / training courses in Milnerton, Cape Town - or in the comfort of your home / garden anywhere in the Cape Peninsula.

Tailor-made (individual) learning programmes are prepared for specific Canon EOS / EOS R camera and photography requirements with the following objectives:
  • Individual Needs / Gear analysis
  • Canon EOS camera menus / settings
  • Exposure settings and options
  • Specific genre applications and skills development
  • Practical shooting sessions (where applicable)
  • Adobe Lightroom post-processing training
  • Ongoing support

Canon Camera / Lens Requirements
Any Canon EOS / EOS R body / lens combination is suitable for most of the training sessions. During initial contact I will determine the learner's current skills, Canon EOS system and other learning / photographic requirements. Many Canon PowerShot camera models are also suitable for creative photography skills development.

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Small Butterfly Woodbridge Island - Canon EF 100-400mm Lens

Learning Photography from the comfort of your Own Cape Town Home / Garden More Information

Bird / Flower Photography Training Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden More Information
  
Photography Private Training Classes Milnerton, Cape Town
  • Introduction to Photography / Canon Cameras More 
  • Bird / Flower Photography Training Kirstenbosch More
  • Birds in Flight / Bird Photography Training More
  • Canon Speedlite Flash Photography Training More
  • Macro / Close-Up Photography More
  • Landscape / Long Exposure Photography More
  • Real Estate / Interior Decor Photography Training More

Training / demonstrations are done on the client's own Canon EOS bodies attached to various Canon EF / other brand lenses covering wide-angle to zoom focal lengths.

Photography Training Gift Voucher Options
Most photography training sessions are available as Birthday / Christmas Gift training voucher options with a one year validity period. More information

Private Canon Camera / Photography Training Cape Town
Canon EOS System / Menu  Setup and Training Cape Town

2024 Individual Photography Training Session Cost / Rates >>

From R800-00 per four hour session in Milnerton, Cape Town. Practical shooting sessions can be worked into the training. A typical training programme of three training sessions is R2 300-00.

This to be inclusive of up to 12 hours theory / settings training (inclusive: a three hours practical shoot around Woodbridge Island if required).

Canon EOS Cameras / Lenses / Speedlite Flash Training
All Canon EOS cameras from the EOS 1100D to advanced AF training on the Canon EOS 80D to 
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III. All Canon EOS R Cameras. All Canon EF / EF-S / RF / RF-S and other Canon-compatible brand lenses.  All Canon Speedlite flash units from Canon Speedlite 270EX to Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT (including Macro Ring Lite flash models).

Inaka Island Photography Chalmers Photography
Inaka Island Photography Canon EF 100-400mm f/4,5-6.6L IS II USM Lens

Advanced Canon EOS Autofocus Training (Canon EOS / EOS R)
For advanced Autofocus (AF) training have a look at the Birds in Flight Photography workshop options. Advanced AF training is available from the Canon EOS 7D Mark II / Canon EOS 5D Mark III / Canon EOS 5D Mark IV up to the Canon EOS 1-DX Mark II / III. Most Canon EOS R bodies (i.e. EOS R7, EOS R6, EOS R6 Mark II, EOS R5 and EOS R3) will have similar or more advanced Dual Pixel CMOS AF Systems. Contact me for more information about a specific Canon EOS / EOS R AF System.   

Cape Town Training Schedules / Availability
From Tuesdays - during the day / evening and / or over weekends.


Canon Camera and Photography Training Cape Town
Canon EOS / Close-Up Lens Accessories Training Cape Town

Core Canon Camera / Photography  Learning Areas
  • Overview & Specific Canon Camera / Lens Settings
  • Exposure Settings for M / Av / Tv Modes
  • Autofocus / Manual Focus Options
  • General Photography / Lens Selection / Settings
  • Transition from JPG to RAW (Reasons why)
  • Landscape Photography / Settings / Filters
  • Close-Up / Macro Photography / Settings
  • Real Estate / Interior Décor Photography Settings
  • Speedlite Flash / Flash Modes / Flash Settings
  • Digital Image Management

Practical Photography / Application
  • Inter-relationship of ISO / Aperture / Shutter Speed
  • Aperture and Depth of Field demonstration
  • Low light / Long Exposure demonstration
  • Landscape sessions / Manual focusing
  • Speedlite Flash application / technique
  • Introduction to Post-Processing

Tailor-made Canon Camera / Photography training to be facilitated on specific requirements after a thorough needs-analysis with individual photographer / or small group.

Typical Learning Areas Agenda
  • General Photography Challenges / Fundamentals 
  • Exposure Overview (ISO / Aperture / Shutter Speed) 
  • Canon EOS 70D Menus / Settings (in relation to exposure) 
  • Camera / Lens Settings (in relation to application / genres) 
  • Lens Selection / Technique (in relation to application / genres) 
  • Introduction to Canon Flash / Low Light Photography

Above Learning Areas are facilitated over two sessions or more photography sessions of four hours+ each. Any additional practical photography sessions (if required) will be at an additional pro-rata cost.

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Fireworks Display Photography with Canon EOS 6D - Woodbridge Island / Cape Town
Fireworks Display Photography with Canon EOS 6D : Cape Town

Woodbridge Island / Milnerton Lighthouse before sunrise - Canon EOS 6D / 16-35mm Lens
Woodbridge Island : Canon EOS 6D / 16-35mm Lens


White-Breasted Cormorant in flight - Slow Shutter Speed Abstract Cape Town
Creative Photography : Slow Shutter Speed Abstract Application

Private Canon Camera / Photography Training Cape Town
Perched Pied Kingfisher : Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens

Canon Camera and Photography Private Tutoring Cape Town
Long Exposure Photography: Canon EOS 700D / Wide-Angle Lens


Private Canon Camera / Photography Training Cape Town
Birds in Flight : Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm lens


Colourpoint Persian : Canon EOS 6D / 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens - Image Copyright Vernon Chalmers
Persian Portrait : Canon EOS 6D / 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens

Private Canon Camera / Photography Training Cape Town
Fashion Photography Canon Speedlite flash : Canon EOS 6D @ 70mm

Long Exposure Photography with Canon EOS 6D - Woodbridge Island / Cape Town
Long Exposure Photography Canon EOS 6D : Milnerton

Private Canon Camera / Photography Training Cape Town
Close-Up & Macro Photography Cape Town  : Canon EOS 6D

Canon Camera and Photography Private Tutoring Cape Town
Panning / Slow Shutter Speed: Canon EOS 70D 70-300mm Lens

Long Exposure Photography Cape Town Canon EOS 6D Vernon Chalmers Photography
Long Exposure Photography Cape Town Canon EOS 6D @ f/16

Photography Competitions South Africa 2024

Photo Competitions and Awards South Africa 2024 / 2025

Photo Competitions and Awards South Africa 2024

Photography Competitions South Africa 2024 

Listing of the latest Photography Competitions and Awards (for Landscape, Macro, Nature, Wildlife and Travel etc.) on some of the most well-known South African companies / magazines / newspapers / NGO websites offering photography competitions in South Africa.

Please note: Some of these South African online photography competitions / contests are once-off competitions: read more on the listed websites for updated 2024 / 2025 competitions. Some of the current photo / photography competitions may have expired. Contact the photography competition organisers about any future competitions. 

Photographic Society of South Africa (PSSA): Photography Competitions
PSSA affiliated Photography Clubs should offer monthly photography competitions. Herewith a link to the alphabetical listing of current PSSA Clubs / Contact Detail PSSA Clubs >>

International Photography Awards, Contests and Competitions 2024 /2025

Tips for Entering Photo Competitions / How to Win in Photo Competitions
View the section on Tips for Entering a Photo / Photography Competition or Contest below the Photo contest / Competition listing.

What Photography Judes Evaluate in Photo Competitions >>

Important before entering any Photography Competition / Contest
Please read the Terms and Conditions and fully understand what happens to the Copyright / Ownership of your image(s) after submission to / and publication of your images into their online galleries (and what happens to your image(s) after closing dates). If you're not sure contact the organisers / sponsors before submission.

Adding your Photo / Photography Competition (South Africa only) to this list
Please Contact Me direct for discussing / adding your Photography Competition (South Africa only).

NB: Please check all Photo / Photography Competition Closing Dates

NB: Some websites may not have an active Photo / Photography Competition currently

Photography / Photo Competitions South Africa 2024 / 2025

Africa Photo Awards

African Odyssey Competition
African Odyssey Competition

Canon Redline Challenge - For Amateur Photographers
Canon Redline Challenge

Cape Town Photographic Society - Monthly Photography Competitions

Cederberg Adventure Photo Contest 2024
Photo Contest

Getaway Photography / Gallery Competition
Getaway Gallery Competition

Hunters of Light (sponsored by Canon)
Photo Competitions

How Cute is Your Pet : Enter Monthly Photo Competitions

International Photography Competitions 2024
International Photography Competitions

Largest Photo Competition in Africa 2024
Photo Competition Africa

Kgalagadi Wildlife Photo Competition
Kgalagadi Wildlife Photo Competition

Neem Beter Fotos Kompetisie - Weg Tydskrif
Neem Beter Fotos Kompetisie 

Nikon Photography Contests / Competitions
Nikon Photo Contests

ORMS Photography Competitions

Pangolin Photo Challenge
Pangolin Photo Challenge

Photogenic Competitions South Africa - Facebook Group

Photo Competition South Africa - Free to Enter Contests 
Photo Competition South Africa

Photography Competition (Different Categories) PhotographingSA
Photography Competitions

Photo Freedom Competitions

SA Hunters and Game Conservation Association
Photography Competitions

Sunday Times / Sowetan Jägermeister Photo Competition
Jägermeister Photo Competition

The Essence of Vergelegen Photography Contest
Vergelegen Photography Contest

The South African Mobile Photography Awards
Veld & Flora Best Shot Photo Competition
Botanical Society Photo Competition

Visual Arts Network of South Africa - VANSA Competitions
VANSA Competitions

Wiki Science South Africa
Scientific Photo Contest

Wilderness Safaris Photo Competition
Photo Competition

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How to Win a Photography Competition? (In South Africa 2024 / 2025)

"Winning a photography competition requires a combination of technical skill, artistic vision, and effective presentation. Here are some tips to increase your chances of winning:

1. Understand the Theme: Read and understand the competition's theme or guidelines thoroughly. Your submission should align with the theme and convey the intended message.

2. Create a Strong Composition:
- Rule of Thirds: Position the main subject along the intersecting lines of the rule of thirds grid to create a balanced and visually appealing composition.
- Leading Lines: Use natural or architectural lines to lead the viewer's eye toward the subject.
- Framing: Use elements in the environment to frame your subject and add depth to the photo.

3. Capture Emotion and Storytelling: A winning photograph often tells a story or evokes strong emotions. Capture candid moments, unique expressions, or scenes that communicate a narrative.

4. Focus on Lighting:
- Golden Hour: Shoot during the golden hours, shortly after sunrise or before sunset, when the light is soft and warm.
- Avoid Harsh Light: Harsh midday light can cast unflattering shadows. Overcast days provide diffused light that's great for portraits and landscapes.

5. Technical Excellence:
- Sharpness: Ensure your subject is in focus and sharp. Use the appropriate aperture settings for your desired depth of field.
- Exposure: Maintain proper exposure by balancing the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings. Use exposure compensation if needed.
- Color and White Balance: Ensure accurate colors by setting the proper white balance based on the lighting conditions.

6. Show Originality: Stand out by offering a unique perspective or a creative interpretation of the theme. Avoid clichés and aim for fresh, innovative ideas.

7. Post-Processing: Enhance your photos using post-processing software, but avoid overdoing it. Subtle adjustments in contrast, saturation, and sharpness can make your photo pop without looking unnatural.

8. Technical Requirements: Ensure your photo meets the competition's technical requirements for resolution, file format, and size.

9. Attention to Detail: Pay attention to small details like distracting elements, clutter, and unwanted objects in the frame.

10. Judges' Perspective: Try to anticipate what the judges might look for in a winning photo. Research their previous work and preferences if possible.

11. Submit a Cohesive Portfolio: If the competition involves submitting multiple photos, create a portfolio that demonstrates your range, skills, and consistency.

12. Practice and Feedback: Practice regularly and seek constructive feedback from peers or mentors to refine your skills and improve your work.

13. Presentation and Title: Choose a compelling title that complements your photo and enhances its storytelling. Present your work professionally.

14. Tell Your Story: If the competition allows, provide a brief description of your photo and the story behind it. This can add depth and context to your submission.

15. Stay True to Yourself: While it's important to consider judges' preferences, stay true to your style and vision. Authenticity can make your work stand out.

Remember that winning a competition is not solely about the outcome but also about the learning experience and growth that come from participating." (ChatGPT 2023)


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Tips for entering a photo contest

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Reasons for Entering a Photography Competition
Reasons for entering a photography competition

Things to Check Before Entering a Photography Competition
Things to Check Before Entering a Photography Competition

Things to Do before You Enter a Photography Competition
Things to Do before You Enter a Photography Competition

The Importance of Entering Photography Competitions
Importance of Entering Photography Competitions

Fool-Proof Ways to Win a Photo Contest / Competition
Fool-Proof Ways to Win a Photo Contest

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How to Take Better Pictures and Win Photography Contests
How to Take Better Pictures and Win Photography Contests

How to Prepare your Photographs for Contests and Competitions
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How to be successful in Photo Competitions
How to be successful in Photo Competitions

How to win your next Photo Competition / Contest

How To Win A Photo Contest / Competition, According to the Experts

Secrets to Scoring Big at Photography Competitions
Secrets to Scoring Big at Photography Competitions

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Photo / Photography Competitions : Foto / Fotografie Kompetisies

How to Enter and Win a Photo / Photography Competition

Hoe om aan 'n Fotografie Kompetisie Deel te Neem en te Wen


Listing of the latest Photography Competitions South Africa - Landscape, Macro, Nature, Wildlife and Travel etc.

Vernon Chalmers / South Africa Photography Awards, Competitions and Contests Disclaimer
Awards, competition and contest information and URLs links from South Africa / and International websites are sourced from the listed websites as mostly South African photography competition resources for local visitors to the Vernon Chalmers Photography website.

Vernon Chalmers Photography : Photography Competitions South Africa Disclaimer
Vernon Chalmers (as photographer, photography trainer, domain and website owner) is not in any way associated with / or a beneficiary of any listed South African awards, competitions and / or contests. 

Visitors to the Vernon Chalmers Photography Training website who wants to participate in any of the listed awards, contests and competitions are encouraged to visit all the listed / relevant Photography Competition media pages and read all rules, regulations, photo copyright / ownership and authentication / verification information before submitting any photograph to any online depository and / or website.

International Photography Competitions 2024 >>

Canon EOS / Canon EOS R / Powershot Photography Training Milnerton Woodbridge Island | Kirstenbosch Cape Town | Across the Cape Peninsula

Canon Photography Training Milnerton Woodbridge Island | Kirstenbosch Cape Town

Photography Competitions South Africa 2024

International Photography Competitions 2024

Listing of International Photography Awards, Competitions and Contests 2024

Free Photo Competitions 2024 / 2025

International Photography Awards, Competitions and Contests 2024

Global Photo / Photography Competitions 2024

Listing of the latest Canon and other Photography Awards, Competitions and Contests for the following photography genres / categories:
  • Abstract / Architecture / Creative / Drone
  • Editorial / Fashion / Fine Art / Food
  • Landscape / Cityscape / Ocean / Lifestyle
  • Street / Underwater / Macro / Close-Up
  • Nature / Wildlife / Night / Long Exposure
  • Astro / Sport / Portraiture / Travel / Wedding

Please Note:
 Some of the Canon and other international online photography competitions / contests are once-off competitions (and may have expired already by the time of reading): read more on the listed websites for updated 2024 / 2025 competitions.

Competition Entry Fees
Many of the International Awards, Competitions and Contests carry an entry fee. There are also many free competitions and photo contests.   

Competition Expiry / Closing Dates
Some of the current photo / photography competitions may have expired. Contact the organisers about any future competitions. Some photography websites may only updates new photo competitions / contests later during 2024.

Important before Entering Photography Awards / Competitions / Contests
Please read the Terms and Conditions of every photography competition et al to gain detailed understanding of what happens to the Copyright / Ownership of your image(s) after submission to / and publication of your image(s) into any online gallery / website (and what happens to the Copyright / Ownership of your image(s) after closing dates). If you're not sure contact the administrators / organisers / sponsors before submission.

Please check all International Photo / Photography Competition Closing Dates

Some websites may not have an active Photo / Photography Competition currently

International Photography / Photo Competitions 2024 / 2025

2024 Entry Form – 17th Annual Awards IPPAWARDS
IPPAWARDS

2024 Banff Mountain Photo Essay Competition

2024 Environmental Photography Award : Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
Environmental Photography Award

2024 Ocean Awareness Contest (Students 11- 18 Years)
Ocean Awareness Contest

2024 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest
International Press Photo Contest

Africa Photo Awards
Africa Photo Awards 

Allard Prize Photography Competition
Allard Prize Photography Competition

Annual Photography Awards
Annual Photography Awards

Applied Arts 2024 Photography Awards
Photography Awards

Artist Forum Photographic Competition 2024
Photography Competition

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2024
Photography Competition

Belfast Photo Festival 2024
Photo Festival

Bike Photography Contest 2024 (Bike Magazine)
Photography Contest

BJP International Photography Award - British Journal of Photography

Big Picture Natural World Photography Competition 2024

Bird Photographer of the Year BPOTY Contests 2024
Bird Photographer of the Year

Black and White Photography Awards / Competition
Photography Contest

Budapest International Foto Awards -BIFA
International Foto Awards

CVCEPHOTO 2024 International Mountain Activity Photo Contest
Photo Contest

California Ocean & Coastal Amateur Photography Contest
Amateur Photography Contest

Canon Photography Competition - The Photography Show UK
Canon Photography Competition

Canon New Cosmos Photography Competition
Canon Photography Competition

Chromatic Photo Awards 2024
Chromatic Photo Awards

Communications Art Photography Competitions 2024

Cewe Photo Award 2024
Cewe Photo Award

Drone Photo Awards 2024
Photo Awards

“European Treasures of Nature” Photo Competition 2024
Photo Competition

EuroNatur Photo Competition 2024
Photo Competition 

Earth.Org Photography Competition 2024
Photography Competition

Fine Art Photography Awards - FAPA
Fine Art Photography Awards

Free Photo Contests on Photocrowd
Photocrowd Contests

Global Photo Awards 2024
Global Photo Awards

Global Wildlife & Natural World Photography Competition - Earth.Org
Wildlife & Natural World Photography Competition

Gurushots Photography Contests
Photography Contests

Heard Natural Science Museum’s Annual Photography Contest
Annual Photography Contest

International Photography Awards™
International Photography Awards™

International Photo Awards 2024 IPA
IPA 2024 Open For Submissions

Imacres Awards - International Photography Competition
International Photography Competition

iPhone Photography Awards 2024
Photography Awards

Kerrville Renaissance Festival Photo Contest
Photo Contest

LensCulture Portrait Awards 2024
Portrait Awards

Life Framer Photography Competition

London Photography Awards 2024
London Photography Awards

Macro Photography Competition
Macro Photo Competition

Moments Collective
International Photography

MonoVisions Photo Awards 2024
MonoVisions Photo Awards

Morihub National Salon Digital-2024
National Salon

Muse Photography Awards
Muse Photography Award

Nature's Best Photography International Awards
Photography International Awards

Nature Photography Competition

Nature Photographer of the Year Competition
Photographer of the Year Contest

Neutral Density Photography Awards
ND Photography Awards

Nikon Small World Competition 2024
Nikon Competition

Paris International Street Photo Awards
Paris International Street Photo Awards

Photography Competitions - South Africa
Photography Competitions

Photography Competition - Allard Prize for International Integrity

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2024
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year

PRIX VIRGINIA 2024 Photography Prize For Women
Photography Competition

Siena International Photo Awards
Siena Photo Awards

Sony World Photography Awards 2024
Sony World Photography Awards

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2024 (National Portrait Gallery)
Photographic Portrait Prize

Tokio Photo Awards - TIFA
Tokio Photo Awards

UN World Oceans Day Photo Competition - United Nations
UN World Oceans Day Photo Competition

ViewPoint Gallery 2024 International Photography Competition
International Photography Competition

Wildlife Photographer of the Year - Natural History Museum
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 

World Press Photo Content 2024
Enter World Press Photo Contest 2024

X Jalón Ángel International Photography Prize
International Photography Prize

Photography General Competition News, Information and Winners 2023 / 2024

2023 Northern Lights Photographer of the Year Capture the Atlas

25 Impressive People’s Choice Shortlisted Photos Of Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2023 121 Clicks

The Finalists in the 2023 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards The Comedy Wildlife 

Canon Redline Challenge 2023 Winning Image Canon Camera News

Bird Photographer of the Year 2023 winners have been announced The Citizen

Photos of the Year Drone Photo Awards 2023


15 Breathtaking Shots From the Close-Up Photographer of the Year Challenge Smithsonian Magazine

Winners of the Veterinary Photographer of the Year 2023 Digital Camera Word

Winners of the 2023 Close-Up Photographer of the Year Challenge: Minimal The Atlantic

2022 Ocean Photographer of the Year Awards revealed Daily Mail UK

Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 15 Daily Mail UK (On Sale Amazon)

2022 Nature Conservancy Photo Contest Winners – Wildlife and Water Daily Maverick

Bird Photographer of the Year 2022 Winners BPOTY Bird Photographer of the Year

London Photography Awards - 2022 Competition Winners

Big Picture Natural World 2022 Competition Winners

Photo Awards 2022 Selected Photographers Announced! Urban 2022

2022 Winners and Shortlist Galleries World Photography Organization

Global Photo Contest Winners Announced World Press Photo

All Photo Contests Listed on Photo Contest Insider

Best Wildlife Photography Competitions to Enter Discover Wildlife

Free Photo Contests List Photo Contest Guru

Huge List of Photography Awards / Competitions Fotoroom

Nature Photography Contests Info Designers

Photo Competitions Professional Photographers of America

Photo Contest Calendar Photo Contest Calendar

The Best Photography Contests to Enter Expert Photography

The Best Photography Contests and Prizes  Format

Tips for Entering Photo Competitions / Contests Vernon Chalmers Photography

Top 20 Photography Contests to Enter for 2022-2023 PIXPA

Top 20 Photography Contests to Enter DepositPhotos

International Photography Competitions - According to ChatGPT
There are numerous international photography competitions held around the world, providing opportunities for photographers to showcase their talent on a global scale. Here are a few notable international photography competitions:

1. Sony World Photography Awards: One of the most prestigious photography competitions, the Sony World Photography Awards recognizes and rewards photographers across various categories, including professional, open, youth, and student competitions.

2. National Geographic Photography Contest: National Geographic hosts an annual photography contest that invites photographers to submit their best images capturing the beauty and diversity of the natural world, culture, and people.

3. International Photography Awards (IPA): The IPA is a renowned photography competition that celebrates photographers from around the world. It features multiple categories, including fine art, documentary, fashion, and wildlife photography.

4. World Press Photo Contest: This competition focuses on photojournalism and aims to recognize impactful visual storytelling. It covers a wide range of subjects, including current events, social issues, and human-interest stories.

5. Magnum Photography Awards: Magnum Photos, one of the most prestigious photography agencies, organizes the Magnum Photography Awards. It seeks to discover and promote emerging talents in the field of photography across various genres.

6. LensCulture International Photography Awards: LensCulture hosts an annual photography competition that provides a platform for photographers to showcase their work to a global audience. It covers diverse categories such as portrait, documentary, fine art, and street photography.

These are just a few examples, and there are many more international photography competitions available. It's worth exploring photography-related websites, magazines, and social media platforms to discover additional competitions that align with your interests and photographic style. Additionally, keep an eye on the specific guidelines, submission deadlines, and entry requirements for each competition you are interested in participating in. (Source ChatCPT 2023)

Criteria for Capturing a Good Photograph >>

International Photography Competitions 2024 / 2025 Disclaimer

International Photography Awards, Competitions and Contests Disclaimer
Awards, competition and contest information and URLs links are sourced from the listed websites as international photography competition resources for international visitors to the website. The domain and content owner of the Vernon Chalmers Photography website is not in any way part of / associated with / or a beneficiary in any listed awards, competitions and / or contests. Visitors to the website who wants to participate in any of the listed awards, contests and competitions are encouraged to visit all the relevant media pages and read all rules, regulations, photo copyright / ownership and authentication / verification information before submitting any photograph to any online depository and / or website.

Enter and Win International Photo / Photography Awards, Competitions and Contests

International Photography Awards, Competitions and Contests 2024 / 2025

Landscape Photography Training Cape Town

Learn Landscape and Long Exposure Photography with Canon EOS / EOS R Cameras

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Landscape / Long Exposure Photography Training Milnerton, Woodbridge Island

Vernon Chalmers facilitates beginner / intermediate level Landscape / Seascape / Long Exposure Training Courses at Milnerton and Woodbridge Island, Cape Town - with guided sunrise and sunset shooting sessions.

Training Dates: To be confirmed with individual delegates

Delegates are welcome to attend Sunrise and / or Sunset Sessions.

Training Cost:

R2 300 per delegate for up to three sessions (four hours+ each)

R2 950 per delegate for up to four sessions 
(four hours+ each)

Ongoing Landscape Photography Support
All delegates are eligible for WhatsApp / Email Support for uploading / discussing photos, learn more, get online support and / or shoot with me at Woodbridge Island (after the original workshop practicals).

Photography Training Gift Voucher
Landscape / Long Exposure training is available as a Birthday / Christmas Gift training option with a one year validity period. It could also form part of general Canon camera training option as well. More information

Booking: Contact Vernon Chalmers 

Delegates during a Landscape / Long Exposure Workshop Milnerton Beach Photo Credit Steve Williams
Delegates during a Landscape / Long Exposure Workshop Milnerton Beach

Training Objective / Training Level
For assisting the developing photographer with the understanding and application of intermediate to advanced landscape / long exposure settings and techniques (with ongoing Landscape Photography Training support).

At the end of the workshop / practical sessions you should be able to understand / grasp the techniques required to get the most from your own gear / and take your own photography to the next (more advanced) level. 

For Canon APS-C / Full-Frames DSLR bodies / lenses
The Landscape / Long Exposure Workshop will start with exposure / focus settings with reference to APS-C and Full Frame bodies) and then up to three practical sessions at Woodbridge Island / Milnerton Beach: a sunset session and again at sunrise and / or sunset session. Delegates are welcome to attend all three practical sessions.


Workshop Contents / Learning Areas
  • Introduction 
  • Canon EOS / EOS R Camera Bodies
  • Cabon Compatible Wide / Ultra-Wide Lenses 
  • Camera / Lens Settings (and Menus) 
  • Exposure / Focus Settings 
  • Long Exposure Techniques
  • Tripods / Remote Releases
  • Filters Overview / Application 
  • Composition Guidelines
  • Introduction to Landscape Panoramas
  • Copyright / Online & Social Media Publishing
  • Practical Sessions (Milnerton Beach / Woodbridge Island)

Canon Camera Body / Lens Requirements
Any Canon EOS DSLR / EOS R camera body with an ultra-wide / wide angle lens in ie. 10-18 / 18-55 / 18-135mm focal length APS-C format or Full Frame ie.16-35 / 24-70 / 24-105mm focal length will be suitable. Feel free to contact me if you're not sure.

Tripod
A sturdy tripod will be mandatory for the low light / long exposure sessions.

Cost: R2 300-00 per delegate for up to three sessions

Contact Vernon Chalmers for more information

All Landscape / Long Exposure Photography Workshop Cape Town promotions, bookings, and logistics are facilitated by Vernon Chalmers. 

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V&A Waterfront Sunrise - Canon EOS 700D / 18-135mm Lens
V&A Waterfront Sunrise - Canon EOS 700D / 18-135mm Lens

Landscape / Long Exposure Workshop Cape Town - October 2016
Sea Point Sunset - Canon EOS 6D / 16-35mm Lens 

Long Exposure Photography - Milnerton Lagoon (Canon EOS 6D)
Table Mountain / Cape Town Before Sunrise - From Milnerton Beach (Canon EOS 6D)

Long Exposure Photography - Milnerton Lagoon, Cape Town (Canon EOS 6D)

Long Exposure Photography - Milnerton Beach (Canon EOS 700D)
Long Exposure Photography - Milnerton Beach, Cape Town (Canon EOS 700D)

The Wooden Bridge  Woodbridge Island After Sunset (Canon EOS 6D)
The Wooden Bridge  Woodbridge Island, Cape Town - After Sunset (Canon EOS 6D)

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  • Birds in Flight Photography Workshop More
  • Canon Speedlite / Ring Lite Flash Photography Workshop More
  • Macro / Close-Up Photography Workshop More
  • Landscape / Long Exposure Photography Workshop More
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