01 May 2016

Macro / Close-Up Photography Workshop @ Intaka Island

Macro / Close-Up Photography Workshop @ Intaka Island

Macro / Close-Up Photography Workshop Cape Town - 11 June 2016

Vernon Chalmers and Joseph Inns will be facilitating a one-day Macro / Close-Up Photography Workshop 
(DSLR & Compact cameras) on Saturday 11 June 2016 at Intaka Island, Century City, Cape Town from 08:00 - 17:00.

This will be an opportunity for new photographers / experienced photographers with Macro lenses to learn more about macro / close-up photography, exposure settings, techniques and various accessories (close-up filters / extension tubes / flash / reverse rings).

You do not have to own a macro lens to attend this workshop - we will demonstrate various cost-effective ways to capture macro and / or close-up shots (even with your current DSLR and non-macro lens or Bridge point and shoot camera). Assistance will be provided for purchasing any future macro lenses and macro / close-up accessories.


Refreshments / Lunch: Coffee / tea, refreshments and lunch to be provided.

Photo Competition: Stand a chance to win back your Workshop Fees. Submit your best macro / close-up photograph and you could be a winner! Two delegates will have their fees returned once the winners are announced. The competition closing date is 31 July 2016. Terms and Conditions to be made available during the workshop.

Two Snaphots to Great Shots photography books (R350 value each) from Pearson / Peachpit Press will also be up for grabs during the workshop:
  • Exposure 'From Snapshots to Great Shots'
  • Macro Photography 'From Snapshots to Great Shots'

Workshop Cost: R850-00 per delegate (20 max)

Workshop Objective / Training Level
For assisting the developing photographer with the understanding and application of introductory to intermediate macro  / close-up photography accessories  / exposure settings / photography techniques. 

Integrated Hands-On Learning Approach

The workshop will have an integrated hands-on learning approach throughout all sessions (with your own gear and / or by using our own Macro / Close-Up accessories).

Workshop Contents / Learning Areas
  • Introduction 
  • Macro / Close-Up Subjects 
  • Cameras / Lenses / Accessories 
  • Exposure / Focus Settings
  • Macro / Close-Up Techniques
  • Macro Focus Stacking / Processing 
  • Adding Light / Macro Lighting
  • Composition Guidelines
  • Various Assignments / Practicals

Booking: Please complete the Macro / Close-Up Workshop Booking Form should you be interested in attending.

Join the Macro / Close-Up Photography Cape Town Facebook Group>>

All Macro / Close-Up Photography Workshop promotions, bookings, competitions and logistics are facilitated by Vernon Chalmers and Joseph Inns.


Macro / Close-Up Photography Workshop
Red Pepper Macro : Canon EOS 70D / 100mm Macro Lens


Macro / Close-Up Photography Cape Town Facebook Group

Close-Up / Macro Photography Cape Town Facebook Group

Join the new Macro / Close-Up Photography Cape Town Facebook Group >>

Invitation to anybody who is interested in capturing Close-Up / Macro nature images and / or current Close-Up / Macro nature photographers in / around Cape Town and Western Cape for discussing / uploading Macro / Close-Up images.

Group Admin / Moderator: Vernon Chalmers

The Macro / Close-Up Photography Cape Town Facebook Group is a Vernon Chalmers Photography / Social Media project featuring Close-Up / Macro Photgraphy in / around Cape Town (and other local areas).


Upcoming Macro / Close-Up Photography Workshop Cape Town - More Information


Close-Up / Macro Photography Cape Town Facebook Page
Canon PowerShot SX40 HS - Yellow Roses Cape Town
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27 April 2016

Birds in Flight Photography Cape Town Facebook Page

Birds in Flight Photography Cape Town Facebook Page
Images: Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens (Woodbridge Island)
Visit / Like the new Cape Town Birds in Flight Photography Facebook Page >>

Invitation to anybody who is interested in capturing Birds in Flight and / or current Birds in Flight photographers in / around Cape Town and Western Cape for discussing / uploading Birds in Flight photography.

Page Admin / Moderator: Vernon Chalmers

Birds in Flight Photography Cape Town is a Vernon Chalmers Photography / Social Media project featuring Birds in Flight around Woodbridge Island, Milnerton Cape Town (and other local areas).



Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / 400mm Lens

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