BECOME A SUCCESSFUL PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OR START AN EXCITING PHOTOGRAPHY HOBBY!
Jocath Photography Training is based in Durbanville, Cape Town in the Western Cape and has been training photographers since 2007.
Theory and practical skills in photography are equally important – future clients and/or employers will want proof that you are a competent photographer – this is where Jocath Photography Training will assist you in becoming an outstanding professional photographer, or, if you are a keen photography hobbyist, to impress your family and friends with the amazing quality of your photos.
HOW TO ACCURATELY AND ATTRACTIVELY REPRESENT A PRODUCT
For the customer it is very important that the perceived value of products are often judged by the public by the quality of a web site. An important part of having an attractive web site also means having high-quality, beautiful product photos. Showcasing a product with high-quality images can be the difference between no sales or successful sales.
This is also part of commercial photography: Beginner and Advanced Studio and Product Photography techniques are shared and everyone will get the chance to build their portfolio with interesting product photos.
CREATIVE PHOTO TECHNIQUES
You will be encouraged to pursue new ways of thinking and applying it to your photography – to enable you to take creative photos by using special techniques to capture truly mind boggling shots! This will open up a new visual poetry world to you! Picasso said: ‘The chief enemy of creativity is common sense’ – no common sense is allowed here! Just creative vision applied to your photography!
LEARN TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA!
Modern digital cameras are truly astonishing tools – we will assist your to use your camera to its fullest potential and to get familiar with all its functions to enable you to capture beautiful images.
BREATHTAKING LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY
Landscape photography reminds us of the connection we have to nature – the strength and fragility of nature and the influence of it on us as human beings - we will show how to capture these emotions in your landscape photos . Special techniques such as camera dragging, hyper focus and focus stacking will be applied – and also how to turn your photos into amazing HDR or B&W images.
Being also social and lifestyle photographers is such an awesome experience
where we meet and spend time with people from all walks of life - and from all over the Northern Suburbs and the greater Cape Town area - and in the most exciting stages of their life!
These services include:
Creative Lifestyle photography:
We try to make these shoots as intimate and natural as possible – reflecting the true emotions of everyone involved - mostly shooting outside - trying to capture the beautiful light and the natural beauty of the environment.
This includes and more:
|LUCRATIVE LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHY:|
|Lifestyle photography is artistic photography about people in different stages of their lives – of telling a story about them: We will show you how to capture these special moments in people’s lives and inspire them with your images. We will assist you in becoming an excellent lifestyle photographer!|
|ARCHITECTURE AS VISUAL ART|
|Architecture photography is photography of buildings and structures (exterior and interior) in such a way that it is aesthetically pleasing - special techniques such as controlled perspective and how to control lighting are applied. We assist property/estate agents in compiling of property portfolios: We will show you how to make your property portfolio ‘pop’ with the use of special techniques such as HDR and focus stacking to assist you in marketing your properties|
|HOW TO TAKE PICTURES FOR COMMERCIAL USE|
|How to take pictures to illustrate and sell products: Commercial photography is the taking of photos for commercial use: such as photos for product, ads and merchandise. We will show you how to take and apply this kind of photography to use in corporate brochures and annual reports, in menus for restaurants, in food products and much more|
|DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OR JUST ENJOY THE OUTDOORS?|
Join us on our annual wildlife and nature tours and safaris, and you will be exposed to the latest techniques in capturing exciting wildlife photos.
See our tour section for forthcoming tours
|A CHALLENGING SUBJECT WITH GREAT REWARDS|
|This kind of photography is very challenging, but we are there to assist you in taking mesmerizing night photos: Beautiful nightscapes can be used to create the most amazing cards: for birthdays or any special occasion – or to use these photos on your website or Facebook.|