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NEW RELEASE : Short Courses developed for Mozambique, September 2016

Join Fiona and her team underwater in Mozambique to learn as much as you can about photography in water.

Spend time with the team – going over those “hard to understand manuals”. Find out how to care for camera gear properly, to keep it working hard for you, for many years. You don’t have to bring gear to this course. You will be trained on our professional level equipment – this can be really handy if you are trying to make a decision on what camera to buy. Full equipment rental is incl. in the course price. Also, it’s time to enjoy a have a wonderful break -in paradise- at Guinjata Bay, diving with the Guinjata Dive Centre team. Note that if you do both courses you receive a R2000 discount.

Course dates:

  • Course 1: Arrive on  5 Sept 2016. The beginners course 1 runs 6 Sept to 10 Sept 2016. Leave on 11 Sept (or stay and dive some more if you wish but course 1 will end on the 10th) .
  • Course 2 : Arrive on 10th Sept 2016. The intermediate/adv course 2 runs from 11 Sept to 15 Sept 2016. Leave on 16 Sept (or stay and dive some more if you wish but course 1 will end on the 15th)

Course 1 covers

  • A. choosing a camera and preparing the camera to take photographs: practical We do some work on land first and then underwater.
  • B:memory cards/software: includes lectures on using Adobe Lightroom software and everything you need to know to get to an intermediate level
  • C:using your gear (incl. strobes) to its full potential: also covers how to get the perfect exposure underwater (in detail)
  • D:colour loss underwater and its effect on photos; white balance and use of filters with and without strobes;
  • E:how to get sharp focus in water
  • E:marketing yourself and entering competitions
  • F:good composition including lens selection for different subjects
  • G:camera; strobe and housing Care
  • H:crit sessions and how to improve

Tuition costs include:

  • full DSLR camera hire with strobes ; tuition with Fiona and her team:
  • 5 x dive package with air:
  • 6 x nights accommodation in private en suite room. (Extra nights can be arranged should you wish to stay)
  • TOTAL : R8 000

Excludes:

  • Food; SCUBA equipment; airport transfers, VISA’s

Course 2 covers

  • A. advanced composition.
  • B: artistic skills such as panning and slow shutter speeds
  • C:using additional gear such as ‘snoots’  to take your photo up to a different level.
  • D:shooting fast moving subjects
  • E:freediving
  • E: special lighting techniques
  • F: advanced lightroom use
  • G:basics of adobe photoshop
  • G: selling your photos
  • H:crit sessions and constructive feedback

Tuition costs: Includes:

  • full DSLR camera hire with strobes ; tuition with Fiona and her team:
  • 5 x dive package with air:
  • 6 x nights accommodation in private en suite room. (Extra nights can be arranged should you wish to stay)
  • TOTAL : R8 000

Excludes: food; SCUBA equipment; airport transfers, VISA’s

book for both

TOTAL for both courses if you book them together is R14000 i.e receive a R2000 discount.

join us in idyllic Moz for the course that will take you into underwater photography and to places you only ever dream of