Portrait Photography Theme Shoots


Join us for a day of shooting styled models on location to expand your Portfolio!

  • Professional Styling and Wardrobe

  • 2 Models on Location

  • Shoot professional portraits for your portfolio

  • Hands-on guidance from a professional photographer

About the 1-Day Portrait Shoot

Step up your portrait photography to the next level. A professional photographer spends the day with you; shooting models on location.

Course Details

Classes are limited to 10 people, which means 5 photographers per model gives you ample opportunity to get your shots. We focus on helping you to consistently create good portraits and find a good balance between consistency and creativity.

  • We shoot two experienced models for a full day both in-studio and on location. We assist with camera settings as well as creative aspects like composition, lighting setups, and poses.

Key Aspects

  • Capturing creative portraits consistently
  • Shooting 2 models in different settings and styles for a full day under direction of a professional photographer
  • Using Manual mode and the ETTR system to expose properly for skin tone
  • We assist you with final image selections and personal critiques

Course duration

  • 1-Day Weekend Workshop

Who is this course for?

  • Intermediate photographers who know the basic aspects of their cameras


  • DSLR, Mirrorless, or Compact camera with Manual Program Mode. 
  • We recommend you bring along a good portrait lens like the 70-200 mm f/2.8, the 24-105 mm for Canon or the 24-120 mm for Nikon.
  • Basic – intermediate understanding of how to set up your camera i.e. able to change ISO, shutter speed, aperture, access the various focusing modes etc.


R1 900 per person. R300 discount for ex-DPC students. 

Lunch and refreshments included.


MCademy Training Institute | 1034 Saxby Ave, Centurion (opposite Eldoraigne Village Shopping Centre)

Upcoming Portrait Shoots for 2019

Dates to be announced soon!