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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)


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.

Shoot jpeg not raw

By |September 18th, 2015|

Shoot jpeg not raw.

Wait what? That heading is the wrong way round is it not? No, I am in fact going to advocate the use of jpeg over raw files. Before you misuse and misquote […]

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 […]

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:

Photo Critic Shot of the Month: June 2015

By |July 7th, 2015|

The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition winner for June 2015 is shared by two photographers, Luke Brouwers with his photo "Trees in the Mist" (Nature) and Marethe Grobler with her portrait "Old Soul Young Girl" (People). Both Luke and Marethe receives a discount of R600 for any photography courses with DPC. They were not the only winners though! Ken Jennings impressionist landscape, "Gansbaai" will also be included for the Shot of the Year competition as a wildcard entry.