01 October 2022

Photography Training Milnerton, Cape Town

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

Canon Photography Training Cape Town / Cape Peninsula
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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 / PowerShot 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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Photography Private Training Classes Milnerton, Cape Town
  • Introduction to Photography / Canon Cameras More 
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  • Birds in Flight / Bird Photography Training More
  • Canon Speedlite Flash Photography Training More
  • Macro / Close-Up Photography More
  • Landscape / Long Exposure Photography More
  • Digital Workflow / Lightroom Post-Processing Classes 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

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2022 Individual Photography Training Session Cost / Rates>>

From R750 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 000-00.


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 II. 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).

Canon PowerShot Camera Training
All Canon PowerShot models (G and SX models) with creative photography mode settings / options (P / Av / Tv / M Modes) will provide a good learning experience for understanding the application of  the more advanced (creative) options of the Canon PowerShot camera (which is in application and design very similar to the Canon EOS / EOS R cameras).

Advanced Canon EOS Autofocus Training
For advanced AF training have a look at the Birds in Flight Photography workshop options. Advanced AF training most suitable from the Canon EOS 7D Mark II to Canon EOS 1-DX Mark II.

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


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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
  • Speedlite Flash / Flash Modes / Flash Settings
  • Digital Image Management / Post-Processing

Private Canon Camera / Photography Training Cape Town
Canon EOS / Speedlite Flash Training Cape Town
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 of three to four hours each. An optional practical shooting component (if required) will be at an additional cost.

Self Catering Accommodation Milnerton
Vernon Chalmers photography training is facilitated from a self-catering apartment in Arnhem, Milnerton (opposite Woodbridge Island) with an option for local and international photographers to overnight during the various training sessions. Optional accommodation will be calculated at reduced rates into the Photography Training Proposal / Invoicing. More Information


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


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

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Perched Kingfisher - Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens

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Long Exposure Photography: Canon EOS 700D / Wide-Angle Lens


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Birds in Flight Photography : 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
Colourpoint Persian : Canon EOS 6D / 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM Lens

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Fashion Photography with Canon Speedlite flash : Canon EOS 6D 70mm Focal Length

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

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Close-Up & Macro Photography Cape Town  - Canon EOS 6D

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Panning / Slow Shutter Speed: Canon EOS 70D 70-300mm Lens

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Canon EOS 7D Mark II - Birds in Flight Photo Gallery View

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Photography Training Gift Vouchers Cape Town

Photography Gift Voucher Options at Milnerton, Woodbridge Island and / or Kirstenbosch, Cape Town

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Photography Training Gift Vouchers and Ideas for Birthdays / Christmas
Photography Training Gift Vouchers Cape Town for Birthdays / Christmas  Image Vernon Chalmers / Design by Joseph Inns

Birthday / Christmas Photography Training Gift Voucher Options Cape Town
Most of my photography training / individual training sessions are available as a Birthday / Christmas / Other Special Occasion training gift voucher with an one year validity period.

Any Photography Training Gift Voucher purchased is valid for 1 YEAR

Photography Training Gift Vouchers Milnerton Woodbridge Island
How Many Sessions / Cost?
Photography training sessions are generally between two and four sessions (of up to 4 to 5 hours per session) and are available for various one-on-one photography training options:
  • R950 for two sessions
  • R1 650 for three sessions
  • R2 150 for four sessions

Rates / Sessions are only applicable for Gift Vouchers and will be valid for one year.

I'm also available to travel to facilitate Gift Voucher training on other locations. An additional cost will be added for traveling. More here >> 

Please note that all my camera and photography skills development training sessions are only available for owners of Canon EOS / PowerShot digital cameras. For Adobe Lightroom training it could be any camera brand.

Canon EOS / Photography Private Training Gift Voucher Session Options
  • Introduction to Photography / Canon Cameras More 
  • Birds and Flower Photography Training Practical Kirstenbosch More
  • Birds in Flight / Bird Photography Training More
  • Canon Speedlite Flash Photography Workshop More
  • Macro / Close-Up Photography Training More
  • Landscape / Long Exposure Photography Sessions More
  • Digital Workflow / Lightroom Post-Processing Sessions More

Individual Learning Approach

Birds in flight Photography Training Gift Vouchers Cape Town
The training sessions could be any combination of the photography training - Canon EOS / photography and / or Adobe Lightroom post-processing offer (see detailed options here).

Personalised Gift Voucher Information
All Photography Training Gift Vouchers to be prepared with a personal message and emailed as PDF document file.

Photography Training Location
All theory / settings / exposure training is facilitated in my training studio apartment in Milnerton, Cape Town (opposite Woodbridge Island).

Practical applications will be around Woodbridge Island / Milnerton beach. Practical application will depend on the type of training selected.

Photography Training Practical Gift Vouchers for Kirstenbosch Garden
One or more sessions of small bird and flower photography (close-up / general) practical at Kirstenbosch. This could be an individual session and / or with other training sessions at Milnerton / Woodbridge Island.

Photography Training Practical Gift Voucher at Kirstenbosch Garden
Photography Training Gift Voucher Costs

Training sessions are generally between two and thee sessions (of up to 5 hours per session) and range from R950 to R1 650 (excluding Accommodation) depending on specific Canon camera / training requirements. More sessions are also available.

Photography Training Gift Voucher Validity Period
Training sessions should be attended within one year after payment. Individual sessions will be scheduled to the maximum time and value benefit with delegate(s).

Photography Training Gift Voucher Transfer / Refund Policy
Vernon Chalmers Photography Training Gift Vouchers are transferable (within the validity period), but not refundable.

Contact me for discussing specific photography gift voucher options

* Photography Training Gift Voucher Design Ⓒ Joseph Inns

* Photography Training Gift Voucher Image Ⓒ Vernon Chalmers

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