Beginner To Pro

Turn your passion into a profession

Beginner To Pro Photography Course

Take your photography from Beginner To Pro


One-on-one photography short course in mastering the camera,
ideal for those interested in pursuing a hobby or career

Our goal is to be an incubator for photographic excellence and a place that takes entry level photographers and shapes them into an innovative generation of authentic story-tellers with a well-rounded photographic skill-set, able to perform at a professional level.  

Four sessions of practical instruction with minimal theory provide a clear understanding of the concepts and techniques required in professional studio and location photography. Individual classes ensure all concepts are understood and tailored to personal interest, whether fashion, advertising, weddings, portraiture…

With all gear provided – from DSLR cameras to full studio lighting setups – you’ll discover what you need and how to use it before investing in expensive setups. More importantly, you’ll learn how to use your camera like a pro. Sign up today at only R 4 000 for a master course in photography through our four core workshops.

Easy To Start

This is a comprehensive course, so no camera experience required. We’ll take you through the basics of shooting in manual to mastering pro flash and lighting techniques.

All Gear Supplied

With a fully-equipped studio including DSLRs, pro lenses, off-camera flash and a range of studio lighting equipment, you don’t even need a camera to start learning.

Flexible Learning

Customise your course to your interests and choose class times at your schedule with our one-on-one option. Group classes are kept small to insure individual attention.

Pro Discount

Learn from all our core workshops at one special price, and get discounts on Advance Courses and Studio Rental for future projects. Save even more with our group class on Saturday mornings.

a practical, holistic approach to photography through dlphoto's core workshops

Workshop 1

Know Your Camera

A practical introduction to taking great photos. Learn how to use your digital camera in manual like a pro, and understand aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Discover the art of composition, and basic flash and lighting techniques typically at play in street and travel photography.
three-hour session

Workshop 2

Flash & Lighting

Learn how to work with light and the Speedlite flash to create effects of your design. This class is practical and hands on, with a full range of studio lighting equipment to let you explore the depth of flash photography.
three-hour session

Workshop 3

Outdoor Photography

A field test on location in the Cape Town Company’s Garden or Bo-Kaap.
three-hour session

Become A Photographer

Easy to start. All gear supplied. Sign up today.

R 4 000 for the four core workshops, plus discounts on Advanced Workshops and Studio Rental.
Complete the course at your own speed and schedule, with individual classes available Monday to Thursday at 10:30am or by appointment.
Save 10% off with group classes on Saturdays 10:30am for only R 3 600.

Our beginner photography course takes you from learning how to use your camera to having a full understanding of what makes a good photo all the way through to advanced creative techniques. To ensure you get the most out of the course, you will also have the opportunity to enjoy practical shoots with our instructor. No other photography course offers the depth of content plus one-on-one type of environment and individual attention that you will get from us. Whether you just want to do photography for fun, or you want to pursue becoming a professional photographer as a career, our Beginner to Pro is for you.

Contact us today to get started.