Moving from an enthusiastic amateur photographer to an aspiring professional. Africa Media’s professional and inspiring photographers provides a specially designed training program giving aspiring photographers the opportunity to receive invaluable practical training in the techniques of wildlife and travel photography. This experience, within various wildlife platforms, will enhance your career prospects from amateur to a professional level. Over the course of a month, students will accompany Africa Media’s photographers on expeditions throughout the Garden Route in the Southern Cape of South Africa. Students will receive expert guidance on how to produce artistic and breathtaking photographs of the incredible wildlife of Africa. In addition students will receive tutoring in photographic techniques and how to develop a successful career as a photographer. On occasion students may also have the opportunity to participate in professional shoots for our clients, primarily to produce marketing material used in advertising and social media campaigns. In addition to terrestrial shoots, limited underwater shoots are covered. Such shoots include cage diving with white sharks, pool sessions with models or kids and optional diving with seals.
Anyone can come on this course. It is ideally suited to:• Current or graduated students enrolled in academic institutes and studying towards a journalism, conservation, photo, design major• Aspirant photographers• Photographers who want to improve
Additional Salary Information: Fee includes, catering, transport to various platforms, dorm style accommodation, tuition and use of equipment.
Africa Media is a wildlife and nature focused content creation company. We are located in the heart of South Africa, and enjoy incredible access to both the marine and terrestrial wonders of the African continent. Our core interest is in the production of unique and captivating wildlife and environmental content in either the written, photographic or video mediums.