Improve your Photography with DPC | Digital Photography Courses


  • Classes are small and friendly

  • We offer more practical excursions than any other photography school

  • Cutting edge classes by top professional photographers

  • Lifelong access to our Photo Critic student network

  • Free ongoing photo critiques on our Photo Critic network

  • Participate in photography outings and competitions to keep you challenged and inspired


Photography Courses
Basic to Intermediate
Adobe Lightroom
Photoshop 101
Advanced Photography


Portrait and Fashion Photography Courses
Portrait Boot-Camp
On-Location Lighting
Studio Lighting
Fashion Photography
Adv Fashion Retouching
Posing People 101

(Coming Soon)

Night Portraits

(Coming Soon)

Family & Children

(Coming 2016)


Commercial Photography
Wedding Photography
Architecture & Interior
Food Photography

(Coming 2016)

Business of Photography

(Coming 2016)


Travel and nature Photography
Macro Photography
HDR Photography
Wildlife Photography
Landscape Photography

(Coming 2016)


Photo Critic Shot of the Month: April 2015

The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition for April 2015 is shared by two photographers; Amy Mcginley with her self-portrait titled "Shadowed Soul" and Luke Brouwers with "Early Morning Clouds". Both photographers receive a discount of R600 for any photography courses with DPC for their winning photos! Congratulations to both of you!

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Lightroom CC and Lightroom 6 is Here! Read all about the new features

With great fanfare, we can announce that... Adobe has finally released the much anticipated Lightroom 6 as the new standalone version, and a Cloud version for online subscribers, Lightroom CC (2015)! It has taken Adobe about 22 months to introduce their latest flagship image management and RAW software, and the wait was worth it! The new version of Lightroom has a lot of new and improved features under the hood:

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Travel and Landscape Photography | Mega Tutorial

Learn all the important aspects of shooting Travel, Landscapes and Seascapes! This Mega Tutorial is derived from a series of articles I have written for PiX Magazine in 2013. Covering technical and creative aspects of travel and landscape photography; from choosing the best locations and finding the best light, to camera gear, settings and creative techniques...

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Capturing a Water Splash effect | Photography Project

With all the long weekends during April, I decided to put this tutorial together on how to capture a water splash effect. My intention is to spark your imagination, hone your photographic and lighting skills and for you to get some great shots for your portfolio. This is a typical college project, where you will be able to get fantastic results with minimum input.

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Photo Critic Shot of the Month: March 2015

Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition winner for February 2015 is: Kobus Eksteen with "Starry Sky". Kobus' image was taken in the Richtersveld with a Canon 5D Mark III and Samyang 24 mm f1.4 lens. He used a small torch to provide the side-lighting on the quiver tree. Exposure time was 20 seconds at ISO-1600. He used a the "DSLR Controller" app on his android tablet to focus.

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My personal journey to becoming a wedding photographer

My personal journey to becoming a wedding photographer. This is my story... I am entering my 5th year in the wedding photography business since I shot my very first wedding and I have been reflecting quite a bit on the journey past. If you had told me 5 years ago that I would be making a living of wedding photography today I would have laughed in your face and called you a loony. I can actually remember Danie telling me this on a DPC portrait session when I did my very first course with him 5 years ago (I was part of only his second class) and thinking man, this guy obviously feels he need to say this as I paid him for the course!

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