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Photography Course


  • Classes are small and friendly

  • We offer more practical excursions than any other photography school

  • Cutting edge classes by top professional photographers

  • Free access to our Photo Critic student network

  • Free ongoing advice and photo critiques on Photo Critic

  • Participate in photography outings and competitions to challenge and inspire you

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.

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Thank you for an amazing course. I learnt so much, and feel very inspired. The passion and care with which you treat your students is fabulous. I did and do feel that you want us to succeed. The time you take to help us with Photo Critic, your Blog, Facebook etc, is most appreciated. This is truly your calling. I hope to have a long association with you as a student
Karyn Taylor Poole
I have come to a place in my photography where I was not feeling like I was achieving what I set out to do. The ideas are there, but pulling off the final product wasn’t showing it. You are helping us to be more creative and really understanding to feel the emotion beyond the shutter button.I cant wait to start a project or two, and use the knowledge you have passed over
Natasha Booysen
Once again the inexpensive course was detailed and covered systematically, allowing for questions and comments. As always a highlight with DPC is the practical shoot after the theory is learnt, giving us students the chance to test out our new skills and leave with some additions to our portfolios
Keith Engelbrecht
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you both. The basic photography course I gave Richard as a Christmas present was the best gift ever! He thoroughly enjoyed the class and is sooo enthused [it’s driving us mad], but hey that was the main aim. Thank you to you both for the best Christmas present I could ever have given my husband
Denise Stanley
I see so many training workshops pop up daily with sub-par work and experience from the teachers and then I am so glad about the product we deliver to our students. For us it is more than about the money, it is also a passion and a responsibility we do not take lightly. Our students become part of a family, they get value for money and the teachers truly are masters in their respective fields
Trompie van der Berg
“What differentiates Photo Critic from other similar sites is the emphasis on increasing the skills of the members. This starts with the highly professional critiques by Danie, Deon, Trompie and the others that generously give their time. It is also the enthusiasm of the members to advance that adds and so too the quality of their images which is a tribute to the courses they have attended
Mike Tagg


Recent photography articles and tutorials developed by DPC to take your photography to the next level…

Newsflash | The Nikon D3400

Nikon has unveiled their new entry-level DSLR, the Nikon D3400. Read more...

Wedding Photography Course with Warren James & Trompie Van Der Berg

I cannot believe that almost a month has gone by, since our 5-day Wedding Photography Workshop with myself and Trompie van der Berg. We got some fantastic feedback and images by the students, and decided to write a short post and share some of the techniques they have learned:

Photo Critic Shot of the Month: July 2016

The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition for July is shared between Caleb Dredge with his picture titled "People and the Seaside" in the human category and Ashleigh Pienaar with her picture titled "The Grande Dame of the bush" in the nature category

Newsflash | The Fujifilm X-T2 Released

The all-new Fujifilm X-T2 have been released a few days ago. It is turning heads! Read more...

DPC Student wins “One Day In Time” competition

Antoinette Reinecke wins the "One Day in Time" Photography competition!

Photo Critic Shot of the Month: June 2016

The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition for June goes to Leon Pelser with his picture titled "From a distance".

Camera Equipment, Buyer’s Mini Guide

Just starting out with photography? Then don't waste your hard earned cash by buying the wrong equipment, or ending up spending your money on unnecessary photographic stuff. Here are a few tips that will save you money!

Fine Art Photographer, Fan Ho, Dies at the age of 84.

The famous Chinese Photographer, Fan Ho, has sadly passed away at the ripe old age of 84 on Sunday, 19 June 2016.

Photo Critic Shot of the Month: May 2016

The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition for May goes to Leon Pelser with his picture titled "Companion to the End".