About the Photography Portfolios, Printing and Presentation series

Through this 6-hours series, John Onderstall resumes where the Developing a Personal Style series ended, with an in-depth coverage of the photography portfolio. He discusses the principles and philosophies of photography portfolios while showing actual samples, as well as, creative ways to show off your work. The course further elaborates on the printing process, with practical tips on choosing the best papers and printers. The series concludes with the topics of Presentation and Framing.

Interactive Online Sessions

The Photography Portfolios, Printing and Presentation series is presented online via Zoom, in real-time, and the classes are highly interactive. Students will also have access to a class recording, notes, and additional materials for self-study afterwards.

Presented by

The Photography Portfolios, Printing and Presentation series is presented by fine-art and macro photographer John Fox. He is one of the most detailed and technically apt photographers in South Africa. John’s drive to uplift the standard and appreciation of photography as a credible art form in South Africa has led him to lecture on the subject. He works with DPC to develop and present course material on some of the more specialist subject matter. You can learn more about John by visiting his website at http://johnfox.co.za/

Key aspects

The most important aspects covered in the Portfolio, Printing and Presentation series:

The Photography Portfolio.

Online and digital portfolios.

Creative ways to present your portfolio, from digital format to printing.

Preparing your work for print (consistency and best practice).

Resizing for print.

Printing processes.

Choosing the best papers and media to show off your work.

Ensuring print longevity.

Mounting your work.


Practical tips on displaying and hanging your framed prints.

Introduction to Exhibitions.

Book for the complete Creative Photography Programme

The “Photography Portfolios Printing and Presentation” series is one of four modules which can be completed separately or as part of the whole Creative Programme. Save 30% by registering for the complete programme in advance by following this link:

Click HERE to book for the full Creative Photography Programme

Who is this course for?

This course is for any photographers who would like to show off their portfolios in a creative way and would like to learn more about printing, framing and displaying their photos for maximum visual impact.

Collaborative Zoom sessions

The online classes are presented via the Zoom platform. These classes are collaborative and allow our instructors to do real-time demos or jump between class presentations, videos, software apps, etc. for a more comprehensive experience. Attendees can participate in discussions, ask questions, complete polls or even share their work for immediate feedback. Students will get access to class notes and a video recording via our online platform.

Course duration

2 Online evening Zoom classes (6 hours class time)


R900 per person paid in advance (EFT).


Attendees should have access to the Internet and the Zoom App, using a computer or tablet with sound and a microphone to participate in classes. To enjoy the interactive experience fully we suggest you use a webcam as well.

Payment details

To book, complete the registration details below. Your registration will be secured only once payment has been received. Payment to be made via EFT or direct bank deposit. You are welcome to call us on 079 520-4436 for payment arrangements. Payments to be made out to:

  • DPC & Photo Tours, Standard Bank Current Account
  • Account no… 021 454 884
  • Branch Code 012645

Proof of payment to be emailed to info@dpc.co.za. Please use your name and the course name as the reference.

How to join the Zoom classes

We will send you a Zoom invitation link via email and WhatsApp at least one or two days before the course begins and your payment has been confirmed. Take note that if you have never used Zoom before, we will provide you with some basic training as soon as the class starts. Please download, install and test the Zoom app on your computer or tablet.

Classes will start strictly at the scheduled times, so please ensure that you join the class at least 15 minutes before to avoid missing out on any class time.