The Open Window School of Visual Communication is holding an open day for photography enthusiasts. Whether one wants to learn a new skill, brush up on techniques or is considering a career change, come to this free event at The Open Window campus in Southdowns, Centurion, on Saturday, 23 February from 10:00 to 15:00.
The open day will feature presentations of the different aspects of photography presented by renowned photographers in their specific fields, including Jorina Botha - wedding photography; Karl van Heerden - photoshop; Suzette du Plooy - studio photography; Gareth Pon - instagramers and Janus Boshoff - cyanotypes. The cyanotype material will cost R70; this includes four A4 Papers, card board and glass. The attendees will take their material home with them after the workshop. The sessions will run for 40 minutes and there will be interactive sessions between speakers and audiences.
This event is open to everyone and all attendants will stand a chance of receiving vouchers for short courses in photography. There will also be exhibitions by different brands within the photography industry to give people an in-depth understanding of the type of equipment required for the different types of photography.
There will be refreshments and a live band, Roxphere, for entertainment. Those interested in attending need to RSVP to Libe Mohale at email@example.com
or 012 648 9200/245. Alternatively, visit www.openwindow.co.za
Programme for the day:
09:00 to 10:00 - Wedding photography workshop
10:15 to 11:15 - Photoshop
11:30 to 12:30 - Studio Portrait Photography
12:25 to 13:45 - Photojournalism
14:00 to 15:00 - Cyanotype (a photographic printing process that gives a cyan-blue print)