01 August 2021

Introduction to Photography Training Cape Town

Introduction to Photography / Canon EOS DSLR Training Cape TownPhotography / Private Camera Training Courses
This one-on-one beginner training programme / lessons in Minerton, Cape Town  is designed for assisting the developing Canon EOS photographer with mastering the fundamentals of photography and the introduction of the settings and menu system of the Canon EOS DSLR camera.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes
The Introduction to Photography / Canon EOS DSLR Training programme is facilitated over three sessions / lessons (of up to five hours each) with specific reference to the following objectives and outcomes:
  • Suited for new / beginner photographers with Canon EOS cameras
  • Understanding and applying photography fundamentals (Aperture / ISO / Shutter Speed) 
  • Understanding and applying the Canon EOS menu and Autofocus systems (and related settings) 
  • Opportunities for practical exposure in various genres (Birding / Landscape / Macro / Portraiture)
  • Introduction to photography challenges and composition guidelines  (for various genres)
  • Future support / recommendations on possible future Canon Camera / Lens / Accessory purchases

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Adobe Lightroom / Post Processing Training

A short orientation / overview lesson on Lightroom as as an post-processing / editing suite will also be demonstrated (if required). More on the optional Adobe Lightroom training sessions.

High Academic Standards and Learning Environment
Each session / lesson is started with a detailed agenda and camera manual / handling notes (specific to the learner's) EOS camera, available lenses and specific photographic interests). Vernon Chalmers Photography Training Mission / Philosophy

Requirements: Canon EOS DSLR / Canon or Canon compatible lens for Canon EOS and a memory card.

Cost: R2 000 per delegate - Three sessions (up to five hours each) - in Milnerton, Cape Town.

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Discount on any future training classes
25% discount will apply for any future photography training / bookings with Vernon Chalmers Photography private training / or group workshops.

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Example Session 1 Agenda / Assessment (To be adjusted for level of experience / Canon EOS body)
  • Introduction
  • Current camera gear / challenges
  • Current workflow / post-processing
  • Exposure (Aperture / ISO / Shutter Speed)
  • Canon EOS Menu System / Configurations 
  • Exposure Settings / Shooting Modes
  • Autofocus / Manual Focus Settings
  • Specific Genre Application / Settings

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Photography Training Gift Vouchers
Introduction to Photography training is available as a Birthday / Christmas Gift training voucher option with a one year validity period. It could also form part of general Canon camera training option as well. More information>>

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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