My Camera Basics – Cape Town (27 January 2018)

A gentle workshop that introduces you into the Wonderful World of Photography



”I have all these letters on my camera – VR, A, TV, ISO, S, A, P, M, BKT, WB, LV, SD, CF, CL, AF, EC. What do they mean and what on earth do they do??!!”

This course will gently introduce you to an understanding of your equipment so that you can enjoy your photographic journey to its fullest.


The Beauty of this Course is:

  • you are in a small group.

  • you learn with your own camera.

  • you are on location so you can apply what you are learning.

  • you have an Accredited Professional Photographer to help guide and teach you.

This course will also lead you to an understanding of The Exposure Triangle – which is essential in enabling to take the photographs that you aspire to.

Date and time:

Saturday, 27 January2018. 10h00-13h00.

Meeting Place:

Meet in the Courtyard past the ticket entrance at Kirstenbosch Gardens at Gate 1 – outside the shops before the turnstile into the gardens.

Accredited South African Professional Photographer that will be instructing this workshop:

Leanne Dryburgh – 083 293 7208 and Peter Hassall – 082 800 7225. (Peter will attend if there are more than 6 participants)

Email –

Please send us an email if you have any enquiries.

Leanne has been a working Professional Photographer for 27 years and is the Western Cape Manager of SA Pro Photographers. Together with Peter Hassall (National President of SA Pro Photographers) they are the co-owners of The Photo Shed and .

Number of People:

A maximum of 12 people – so early booking is advisable. If this workshop is full, we will indicate here.

In the event that the group is very small – the duration of the course will be shortened. will communicate with all confirmed bookings.


The price is R500.00 per person.

Take off 10% if you have been on an Educational Photowalk with us before, or if you have participated in a 52-Week Challenge!

In order to secure your place, full payment needs be made with the booking.

Payment Policy:

In order to secure your place, please fill out the form under the “BOOKINGS & ENQUIRIES” button at the top of the page.

To pay via Credit Card – please click the “ADD TO CART” button at the top of the page and then check the ‘Shopping Cart” at the top menu bar.

If you would prefer to pay via EFT, our banking details will be emailed to you once you have filled out the form.


Camera gear and accessories, refreshments, and cash related expenses such as entrance fee, parking and gratuity.

What to Bring:

In order to achieve the most from the Accredited South African Professional Photographer, a camera body with a manual mode function is recommended. However, all makes of cameras are welcome. 

What to Wear:

Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended. Wind breakers come in handy if the weather looks cool. 


Persons over the age of 12 are welcome to join as non-photographers at the same rate as photographers.


A certain level of fitness is required to enable you to transport your own camera bag  and accessories. Reasonably short to medium distances are covered while photowalking – but there are slopes at Kirstenbosch.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations up to 1 week of the workshop: 50% refund will be issued.

Cancellations from 1 week to the start of the workshop: No refund will be issued.

In the event that has to cancel the tour for any reason what-so-ever, a full refund will be issued immediately.


By booking this Photo-Tour you agree to be bound by indemnity terms and conditions., it’s staff, employees, suppliers and partners will not be held responsible for loss, injury, death or damage including consequential loss of any nature what-so-ever. By booking this tour you understand and accept this. will do their best to avoid any circumstances that may lead to the above.

Intellectual Property and Confidentiality:

By booking this tour you understand, accept and agree that any information given as well as any service providers, locations, workshops, partners, techniques or any part of the tour what-so-ever is the Intellectual Property of The Photowalkers (t/a