01 May 2022

Introduction to Photography: Training Sessions Cape Town

Canon Cameras / Photography Training

For taking self-satisfying and quality (nature) photos with your Canon EOS DSLR camera it is required to have a reasonable understanding of photography fundamentals and to know your way around your camera / lens settings.

Photography Training Cape Town
Vernon Chalmers is now offering Canon Camera / Photography Training to individuals who are keen to learn more about:

  • Canon camera functions, menu settings and controls 
  • Exposure fundamentals (Aperture / ISO / Shutter Speed) 
  • Shooting Modes (Automatic vs P / Av / Tv / M Modes) 
  • Understanding Canon EF and EF-S lenses (for EOS cameras) 
  • Image Stabilisation (IS) and camera shake (using a tripod / monopod) 
  • Portrait and landscape photography (focal lengths, aperture and lens selection) 
  • Close-up / Macro photography (focal lengths, aperture and lens selection) 
  • Low light / flash photography (on-camera vs Canon Speedlite hot shoe flash) 
  • Long exposure / low light photography
  • Canon APS-C (crop sensor) vs. full frame cameras 
  • JPG vs RAW file formats (if required) 
  • Memory cards, downloading and computer post-processing software 
  • New camera trends / camera and lens buying decisions 

The private / individual photography training are also aimed at individuals contemplating the upgrade decision from a Canon compact / bridge camera to a Canon EOS / EOS R Full Frame or APS-C camera. Content and presentation will be arranged around specific photography and camera requirements.

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Tailored Photography Training in Milnerton / Kirstenbosch Garden

Specific cost / duration will be determined during an initial needs-analysis. Field trips are generally arranged around Woodbridge Island, Cape Town (for specific applications and genres). Practical training around Kirstenbosch Garden can also be accommodated. Herewith a recent Canon Camera / Photography Tutoring Cape Town training programme.

Introduction to Advanced Photography Workshops Cape Town & Kirstenbosch

Setting for one-on-one demonstration: Discussion and camera / photography demonstration across a table setting (with downloads to computer). Small group pricing negotiable.


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Vernon Chalmers Introduction to Photography Workshops Cape Town
Long Exposure Photography - Canon EOS 700D

Vernon Chalmers Introduction to Photography Workshops Cape Town
Long Exposure Photography - Canon EOS 700D

Vernon Chalmers Introduction to Photography Workshops Cape Town
Close-Up / Macro Photography - Canon EOS 700D

Vernon Chalmers Introduction to Photography Workshops Cape Town
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Vernon Chalmers Introduction to Photography Workshops Cape Town
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