Cape Town Photography School & Studio

Discover a passion for photography with DLPHOTO

Real Practical Experience

It’s all about hands-on, practical instruction and real world industry experience under the guidance of veteran photographer David Lazarus.

Flexible Course Options

Specialise in areas of interest at your own speed and schedule, with three-hour workshops and part-time courses for the individual or group.

All Gear Supplied

With a fully-equipped studio including DSLRs, infinity curve and lighting equipment, you don’t even need a camera to start learning.

Master Photography

With the Beginner To Pro short course, you’ll learn from our core workshops at an unbeatable price, with discounts on Advanced Courses and Studio Rental.

Save 10% off Beginner To Pro with our weekend group class, limited to five students and starting on the first Saturday of every month. Now booking for next month!

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DLPHOTO is a Cape Town photography school and studio offering a casual and comprehensive approach to the discipline. Aided by the expert guidance of founder and industry veteran David Lazarus, we help people find the rewards of photography as a lifestyle and profession.

Photography is a conversation, just as it should be between teacher and student

Our aim is to make photography accessible. The Beginner To Pro short course is a primer in mastering the camera through our four core workshops at a reduced price, flexible to your schedule and interests. With a practical, conversational approach and all cameras and gear supplied, we make it easy to start learning.

Founder and instructor David Lazarus has ten years of industry experience working with leading international brands and celebrities such as Adidas, Red Bull and David Beckham. Sharing his knowledge and expertise in fashion, portraiture and reportage, David is dedicated in helping a new generation of photographers discover their skill and passion.

David Lazarus