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Adobe Launches new cloud-based Lightroom CC while re-branding the existing one to Lightroom Classic CC

2017-11-01T11:19:07+00:00 By |Newsflash, Photography Software, Retouching, Editing and Workflow|

Big changes have come to Lightroom as we know it. Adobe has launched an all-new, strictly cloud-based "Lightroom CC" while renaming the existing one to "Lightroom Classic CC"


A Guide to Colour Management for Photographers

2017-10-17T14:21:43+00:00 By |Advanced Photography Aspects, Colour Management|

When we start our journey as new photographers there is a lot of learning to be done. Strange new jargon words, rules and principles, equipment and settings to be mastered. Once we crest the peak most of us focus on shooting, and the development of knowledge concerning some of the more intricate, yet peripheral concerns, fall to the wayside. I believe one such example is the subject of colour management.


Why don’t my photos come out the way I want them to?

2017-08-25T14:43:27+00:00 By |Basic Photography Aspects, Mini-Tutorial|

This is a common complaint I often hear in our workshops. I think almost every photographer has experienced this at some stage of their photographic journey. The good news is that asking this question is usually a sure sign that you are entering an exciting new developmental stage of your photographic journey!


Wedding Photography Workshop | May 2017

2017-07-07T12:14:13+00:00 By |Business of Photography, Commercial Photography, Portrait Photography, Wedding Photography|

DPC's 5-day Wedding Photography Workshop provides the perfect platform for two of South Africa’s foremost wedding photographers to share their insights into this competitive and fast-paced field of photography.


Mobile Travel Photography with the Huawei P9 by Tim Moolman

2017-07-13T13:43:17+00:00 By |Featured Photographers, Informal and Street Photography, Photo Journalism and Documentary Photography, Photography Projects, Street Photography, Travel & Landscape Photography|

Tim Moolman tell us about his recent project, travelling around the country taking photos with a mobile camera only, the Huawei P9. The pictures speak for themselves and prove that it is not the size of the camera that matters, but the mind!


Interview with Michael David Adams | Underwater Fashion and Beauty Photographer

2017-03-21T14:44:06+00:00 By |Fashion & Beauty Photography, Featured Photographers, Interviews|

Michael David Adams is a New York based photographer, and one of his specialities is Underwater Fashion Photography. He travels all around the globe, scouting for locations to create exquisite photographs from below the surface. We had the privilege of interviewing him and finding out more about his work.


Camera Maintenance | How to keep your Sensor and Lenses clean

2017-08-01T14:09:25+00:00 By |Basic Photography Aspects, Photographic Equipment|

Your photography equipment is precious and expensive! It should be handled with care. Camera sensors and lenses are susceptible to gather dust and grime. The extra bit of effort to regularly clean your lens and camera's sensor, can save you time and money and also improve its lifespan. Here's some advice from the DPC team..


Photo Critic Photographer and Shot of the Year Winners 2016

2017-02-05T19:26:47+00:00 By |Competitions, Hotshots, Photography Competitions|

We are celebrating another year of outstanding photography by our students, that were featured on our sister website, Photo Critic. Now we can finally put your nerves to rest by announcing the coveted Photo Critic Photographer of the Year and Shot of the Year winners! Nadia de Lange - Photographer of the Year, and Leon Pelser - Shot of the Year, People Category