Portrait Photography

Portrait photography workshop on lighting and flash techniques in a full studio setup.

Where to start off as a photographer

Do your research first by reading and asking all the questions that come to mind to like minded people in this field. Avoid walking straight into a camera store with your wallet and no idea what you need. have a basic idea so you are able to communicate effectively on the subject or you might end up regretting it.

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Important Lighting Setups for Portrait Photography

Portrait photography is all about the lighting in order to establish the desired mood, highlight the features, and capture the subject's essence and character.

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All You need to know about taking photos in Winter

Winter outdoor photography can present unique challenges due to the weather conditions and the quality of light during this season.

All you need to know about being a Photographer

Most import that you realise from the beginning is that there are really not rules, just like in fashion and "the arts". The way to approach learning photography is to develop your style, the way the camera settings work comes second. The camera just follow your instruction to capture your photograph. 

Why Photography is a good career choice for 2022

Photographers today that are working in the industry are tending to become more specialised in the field they are best, or, again, to better themselves in the genres that are financially viable in their scope and ability to deliver

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Buying The Right Camera Gear and Lighting in South Africa

There are many so called electronic retailers that sell camera gear and lighting, however, you will sometimes encounter in store service knowledge that is not far from zero when asking about the gear. Do your costing and price comparisons, as well as the credibility relating to the store before you walk through the door.

The Importance of having a Good Eye to Take great Photographs

My advice is develop your style and use “the eye for photography” that you have been gifted to use

The Importance of Choosing the Right Photography Location

Locations play a major role in bringing out the emotions and “the story” behind the image

The Best Ways to Saving your Photography Images

Photographers that have established a name for themselves in shooting events and functions make a very good living

Tips on How to Capture the Best Photographs at Events and Functions

Photographers that have established a name for themselves in shooting events and functions make a very good living

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How to Photograph Great Food Images using Natural Lighting

Photography is a very practical, so one needs to shoot as much as possible. Like with any hobby or intended profession, it is up to the individual to practice as much as possible.

Simple Tips to taking Good Photographs in Bright Light

Something that I preach to all my students, … “see the light, take the shot”.

True benefits to taking up Photography

Visual impact that unleashes sentiment and builds memories and relationships. For globally spread families, photography gives license to newborns developing into college graduates, and alike, college graduates into parents. To take on the role as a “the photographer’, capturing and sharing these moments, is something special, and we all need a visual storyteller in our lives.

Learn How to Photograph your Products like a Pro

Using your mobile phone is not the answer, not if you have high expectations and expect your product sales to grow.

How Buying a lens on impulse turned me into a Professional Photographer

I needed to start saving money for a better lens with better glass. The fact was that lenses were expensive… and still are. I also begun to realise that it was all about the lens and the body was secondary. People often get this confused.

What is the best Lighting for taking Great Photographs?

There are many products and brands to choose from, all with different purposes and price tags, so make sure you have done your research, had some practical experience working with lighting and asked all the right questions.

Learn the most important Steps to Professional Model Photography

Remember big shoots for big brands cost money, and involve much planning and responsibility, so understand what is required and maintain focus in order to be successful.

The Best advice on How to build a Successful Photography Business

There are even short courses that provide, not only the reading material and notes, but professional advice and camera gear, providing great opportunities for practical application and camera choice when  you are ready to buy your camera. A great teacher is everything.

What Requirements are necessary to become a Professional Photographer

Consider that with any skill, training is required which is often costly and takes time, thereafter, you will need to have a budget of equipment and the necessary camera gear to do the job effectively. Finally, there is the marketing, this is actually where you build awareness and a client base for your business.