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  • 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 new Nikon 70-200 f/2.8 and 19mm f/4E ED Tilt-Shift Lenses

There are some new lenses for Nikon users to be excited about! Nikon has caught up on the wide angle Tilt-Shift front, which Canon has been dominating for so long... Read More...

Photo Critic Shot of the Month: September 2016

The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition for September goes to Leon Pelser with his picture titled "the passenger"

New gear announced at Photokina 2016

Photokina is the Mecca for photographers. Every two years, photographers and industry professionals take the pilgrimage to Germany for the world's most spectacular imaging and photography show. Read more...

MacUsers | The latest macOS, Sierra, compatiblity concerns with Older Adobe Products

Concerns about software compatibility, namely older Adobe products, with Apple's newest Operating system, macOS Sierra. Read more...

Creative ways to hang your photo frames on the wall

Tips on how to hang photo frames creatively.

Photo Critic Shot of the Month: August 2016

The Photo Critic Shot of the Month competition for August goes to Luke Brouwers with his picture titled "What lies behind"

Yousuf Karsh | Perhaps the most iconic portrait photographer of all time?

We show off 32 iconic portraits by the Master Photographer, Yousef Karsh. Which one is your favourite?

Newsflash | Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon set to release the 5D Mark IV, an update to the widely successful Canon 5D Series. Read more...

Newsflash | The Nikon D3400

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