“I’d highly recommend this course to anyone who is interested in photography.  Karene is passionate about what she does and I learnt so much from her.   The assignments were fun and her feedback was extremely encouraging and helpful.  Well worth it !"


                                                                                -  Lisa Brings -

"How it began - I didn’t know what an SLR camera was. 

How it ended - I have photos, that I’ve taken, hanging on the walls of my Clients’ offices and homes.
I thoroughly enjoyed the course with Karene. The practical assignments were fun as well as educational, the notes were clear and logical and each week built upon the prior week, so I could really see the progress I’d made. By the end of the course I felt so much better equipped to make the most of my camera and through Karene’s patience and obvious talent I learnt to look at photographs, subjects and composition differently.


- Lesley McDonald-                            



- How to use your DSLR camera-


- Did you ever want to learn how to use your DSLR camera properly and take better photos?

- Do you find ploughing through your manual confuses you or puts you to sleep?

- Are formal photography courses too expensive and time consuming, for the basics you need?

- Have you tried to get the best out of your images but wonder what else your camera might have in store for you?


YES? Then this course is for you. I work with various subjects, including still life, portraiture and landscape photography, on a daily basis. I can teach you simple things that will help you take even better photos. My courses are for a maximum of 10 people. I find that this works well, as it keeps things personal, informal and allows me to give hands-on assistance to every student. I am now in the process of restructuring the information, to allow for a shorter and slightly less intensive course. If you are interested, contact me I will send you all the  details.









- An introduction for bloggers and small business owners-


As a creative entrepreneurs, we often want a very hands-on approach. If you have the time and you've always wanted to take better photos, then this is the course for you. We will deal with the basics of your DSLR camera, Natural Lighting, Styling and Composition. And the best part is - the class will consist of a handful of creative entrepreneurs, just like you. If you are interested in this course, please send me a message on the Contact Page and I will keep you updated on the particulars.


Both courses are usually held in Johannesburg, but if you would like me to teach elsewhere I will happily assist you wherever you need me.




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If you're not ready to commit to a course, but desperately need to start doing things yourself - read my tips on photography on the Studio Louvain Blog.  Sign up to my newsletter and you'll get every post sent straight to your inbox. 

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