Short Programme


This programme offers a structured approach to learning how to use your camera as well as capture the perfect photograph. If your passion is photography and you need help with technical settings and creative thinking, this course is definitely for you!

Centurion Academy's programmes are developed to improve critical thinking skills and as such incorporate a variety of instructional techniques that are used to assist in learning and to assess our students' progress.

The short programmes offered by Centurion Academy have been developed to enhance the skills of those already in the workplace and are non-credit bearing.

Ideal for...

Individuals who:

  • wants to learn how to use their camera
  • wants to learn to think more creatively when taking photographs
  • would like to learn about what rules to apply when taking photographs in different fields of photography
Admission Requirements
  • At least 16 years of age
  • Must have own camera
  • (Lecturer may request to see the camera before enrolling)
  • Think like a photographer
  • Composition
  • How a digital camera captures an image
  • An introduction to lenses
  • How to hold your digital camera
  • Landscapes
  • Basic exposure
  • Still life
  • The nature of light
  • Portrait photography
  • Using flash
  • Action photography
  • Understand your mode dial
  • Low-light photography

Introduction to Photography is offered at:

Centurion, Klerksdorp, Rustenburg, Witbank