Your Typical Photo Walk

Participants will be given directions and information on meeting points for each venue. (Participants are asked to familiarize themselves with the terms and conditions  which appear on the website.)

Morning walks are from 09.30 to 12.30 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
Afternoon walks
are from 14.30 to 17.30 
(Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

(Individual one to one walks and tuition are by arrangement.) 

  1. Assemble at meeting point
  2. Understanding technical terms like: aperture, shutter speed, iso, depth of field.
  3. Getting to know your camera and settings.
  4. Understanding the digital image.
  5. How to take shots.
  6. Composition.
  7. Understanding light.
  8. Taking shots and reviewing technique
  9. How to have fun

Since groups are small, each participant will receive close tuition and there will be sufficient time for explanation and review.

Cost: Group: R450 per person, payable on day of walk or by prior electronic transfer or credit card payment. On the day payments can only be made in cash or bank guaranteed cheque.

Individual:  R480 per hour or by arrangement.

Contact: info@capephototours.com to book your photo walk now.

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Photo Walk Venues

 

Cape Town

The City of Cape Town is famous for its beauty and splendour. With its natural setting against the backdrop of the majestic Table Mountain, photographers learn how  to capture vivid images and blends of both  historical and modern-day icons of the city.

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Kalk Bay

     

Kalk Bay  "Kalkbaai" "Lime Bay”, is a quaint fishing village which lies on the picturesque  coast of False Bay. The colourful fishing boats, seascapes, and the characters of this venue make Kalk Bay a compelling venue for learning composition.

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The University of Cape Town

The University of Cape Town (UCT), is located on the slopes of Devil's Peak. Founded in 1829 it is the oldest university in South Africa. The ivy clad campus buildings and the vistas from the statue of Cecil John Rhodes present the photographer with opportunities to learn wide angle composition.

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Gardens

          

The Company Gardens, in the heart of Cape Town,  offers the photographer a challenge to capture both historical and modern landmarks, leafy lanes, and people.  Within the precincts of the Gardens are  statues of Sir George Grey and Jan Smuts, the oldest museum in the country, the oldest Synagogue in Southern Africa,  the National Art Gallery, the Observatory, the Michaelis School of Fine Art.

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Hout Bay

          

Hout Bay or "Wood Bay"is  a coastal suburb of Cape Town.  Lying in a valley on the Atlantic Seaboard of the Cape Peninsula it is twenty kilometres south of the Central Business District of Cape Town. An ideal locality for seascapes, mountain and character studies especially as the fishing boats head for berth in the evening sun.

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The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is situated in the historic heart of Cape Town's harbour.Set against a backdrop of sea and mountain views. the waterfront offers endless and magnificent opportunities for compositional images of the harbour, marine traffic, and the Majestic Table Mountain.

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Kirstenbosch

   

Kirstenbosch is the famous botanical garden  at the foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town. It was founded in 1913 to preserve the country's unique flora. Only indigenous plants are cultivated in the Gardens. Set against the backdrop of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch offers the photographer a special opportunity to acquire skills in landscape, flower and macro photography.

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Table Mountain

  

Table Mountain, the famous flat-topped mountain forms an iconic landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town.  This icon of the world fills the lens and the challenge is to learn how to produce unique images of this famous mountain.

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Cape Point

         

Cape Point dominates  the south-east corner of the Cape Peninsula, and is a mountainous paradise of seascapes, flora and fauna. A kaleidescope of colours and contrasts tests your skills of composition and use of lighting.

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Groot Constantia

    

Groot Constantia is the oldest wine estate in South Africa in the suburb of Constantia.  It was established in 1684.  Cape Dutch  Architecture, leafy paths and glorius vineyards are splendid subjects to learn composition and lighting techniques.

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