Visual Storytelling2018-11-06T10:55:23+00:00


About the Visual Storytelling series

This creative workshop further elaborates on aspects briefly introduced in the "Expanding your Vision" series. It will enable photographers to tell better stories through thoughtfully applying the principles of visual language and communication. It takes you beyond the mere aspects of visual composition and will help you get your intended message across to the viewer and create images with impact and feeling.

About Danie Bester

Danie is the founder of DPC and Photo Critic. He is a well-respected photography educator and accomplished fine art photographer. His philosophy about photography is that the camera is just a tool; and that true creativity comes from inside and through studying and applying visual tools and principles.

Key Aspects Covered

  • What is Visual Language and Communication
  • The five shots in Visual Storytelling (detailed breakdown)
  • Becoming better still photographers though studying motion picture
  • Emotion as the key aspect of storytelling
  • Conceptualising ideas
  • Visual Weight (comprehensive)
  • Mood and Atmosphere
  • Balance and space
  • Time and energy
  • Flow, direction, and movement
  • Colour in storytelling
  • Expression and pose
  • Body language and gesture

For whom is the course

These creative sessions are for any photographer who wants to improve in the area of visual language and storytelling.


R910 per person paid in advance (EFT) 

Snacks and beverages included

Course Duration

3 Evening Classes (9 hours class time)

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 Please use your name and the course name as the reference.

Upcoming Visual Storytelling courses for 2018:


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Further dates to be announced soon!

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