How to Plan a Photo Shoot

The client tells the photographer what they want, but it's the photographer that tells the client what's possible. Do your homework, and you'll look like a pro at every stage of your photo shoot.

Give the Gift of Photography this Father’s Day

If you're looking for gift ideas for a special someone, the many options at DLPHOTO School & Studio can provide for just about anyone - whether they want to be behind the camera or in front of it, with workshops for beginner to pro and portraits for the individual and families.

Quick Tips for Action Photography

To capture images seemingly frozen in a split second, you need to understand the basics of shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Master any and all of these settings, and you will find yourself shooting faster and with greater clarity and intent than you thought possible. Until then, however, here's a few quick tricks.

Cape Town’s Best Photography Courses

Find the best course for you in this rundown of Cape Town's top photography schools.

Tips for Photographing Cape Wildflowers

With the Cape spring comes the bloom of thousands of Cape Wildflowers, attracting nature-lovers and photographers alike. Here's some tips for taking stellar photos on your travels.

Taking Photos at Cape Town’s Golden Hour

The 'Golden Hour' is that magical time when photographers come out, the first or last hour of sunlight in a day, when the sun's position produces a soft and warm light with longer shadows.

Win with DLPHOTO Beginner To Pro

DLPHOTO already makes learning photography easy and accessible - and this December, we're giving away places in our comprehensive Beginner To Pro short course valued at R4 000!

Tips For Your First Boudoir Photo Shoot

Boudoir photography - intimate, romantic and sometimes erotic images of the human form - has been around since the advent of the first photographs the Victorian Era, but it was only in the 1980s that it had a resurgence in its modern form. Before, they were early mass-market glimpses of erotica – now, they are made for the private collections of the subject and their romantic partners. Now, boudoir photography is characterized by empowerment, a celebration of the subject-as-client and their sexuality.