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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

We offer a complete range of photography courses; from Fundamental to Advanced and Professional courses that will change your life! Whether you are a hobbyist, or a professional photographer, we have a course for you. Follow the button below for an overview. 

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Photo Critic Shot of the Month: September 2015

By |October 15th, 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!

The Law as it pertains to Photographers in South Africa (Updated 2015-10-05)

By |October 5th, 2015|

There are very few laws in South Africa that pertain directly to photography. Most laws have to be interpreted to see how they impact on photography. There are three fields that a photographer is most likely to be confronted with, these are copyright, privacy and trespass laws.

Why Create Art?

By |September 18th, 2015|

Why create art? Simply because we have to. From personal experience, once an idea has seeded itself, I cannot move on until I have manifested that concept in some form or another. Once an idea has taken hold it will not relinquish until expressed. My art exists because my mind is held hostage and the only way to set it free is to create.

Photo Critic Shot of the Month: August 2015

By |September 13th, 2015|

The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition winner for a second time in a row, is Koos Fourie with his landscape photo "The backroads of the Overberg". Koos receives a discount of R600 for any photography course with DPC for his winning image. Congratulations Koos. Let's see if you can do it again next month!

Bionicle Apocalypse | Shooting a Cinematic and Narrative Project

By |August 24th, 2015|

Shooting a Cinematic and Narrative story using a Lego Bionicle | A quick photography project by John Fox...

Photos from our latest Wedding Photography Workshop | July 2015

By |August 11th, 2015|

Here is some feedback from our 5-Day Wedding Photography Workshop, which took place earlier this month. On day one and day two of the wedding photography course, we focused on the commercial and marketing side of wedding photography, including developing a personal style and other creative issues. On day 3 we had a shoot covering various basic as well as creative lighting techniques; from working with natural light to more elaborate flash and artificial lighting setups. On day 4-5 we covered digital workflow; from image selections to editing, and creating wedding albums. Our main focus is to establish consistency and accuracy without sacrificing creativity by using the latest and greatest editing software, presets and online services. The "wedding shoot" is really the highlight of the workshop and I would like to share a few techniques and images we shot during the wedding course: