The Safari Expert presents a variety of photographic courses to suit everyone's needs, both privately in person or online.
Book a private photography course in Hoedspruit or the surrounding areas and get all the personal attention you desire in a highly informative 1-on-1 theoretical or practical session with professional photographer, Villiers Steyn.
It doesn't matter what camera you use or what level you are at, Villiers will not only help you to master all of your camera's settings, but also to look at your environment through new, more creative eyes.
We are very flexible when it comes to time, place and duration.
Book a private Lightroom lesson and learn how to use Adobe Lightroom Classic - by far the best sorting and processing software available to photographers.
Book a 1-0n-1 session with professional photographer, Villiers Steyn, and learn how to manage your Lightroom catalog by importing your images correctly, sorting them efficiently, editing them beautifully and exporting them in the right formats.
It doesn't matter whether you're a complete beginner or a seasoned pro, if you're struggling with Lightroom, we can help you!
The Safari expert, Villiers Steyn has designed and published six online photography courses on the world's best online university - Udemy.com! Each course contains a series of short and concise video lectures that students stream on their computers, tablets or smartphones once they've enrolled. For this you need a reasonably strong internet connection (at least 4mb line).
Enrol by clicking on any of the six links below, subscribing to Udemy and making a safe, once-off payment by credit card or PayPal. Once you've enrolled, the content is yours for life...
World class online photography courses by Villiers Steyn:
Digital Photography for Beginners with DSLR Cameras
Digital Photography for Beginners with DSLR Cameras is one of the most comprehensive online beginners' photography courses available on the internet and has long been one of Udemy's best sellers!
Master the basics of all the most important settings, like which modes to shoot in, how to obtain and keep focus, how to make images lighter and darker, how to prevent blurry photos and much more...! Also learn how to compose great images, how to use front-, side- and backlight to improve the look of your images and how to take creative photos that will stand out from the rest.
Take your digital photography skills to the next level!
This intermediate-level photography course is a follow-up to our beginners' course and basically discusses the most important technical and creative photography principles in much more detail.
For instance, learn how to understand an aperture scale, use an exposure triangle and how to calculate depth of field. You'll also learn how to take very creative photos where you isolate subjects, capture long exposures of the Milky Way and use HDR imaging.
This course also contains sections of flash photography and processing in Adobe Lightroom Classic.
Wildlife Photography for Beginners & Amateurs
This best-selling course is the most comprehensive wildlife photography course online!
Master the six most important aspects of wildlife photography, namely: Equipment, Settings, Light, Composition, Creativity and Animal Behaviour in this comprehensive online wildlife photography course. This course is designed for people that already has a good basic understanding of digital photography and who shoot with a DSLR or Mirrorless camera. By the end of this course, you'll be taking the best wildlife photographs of your life!
Adobe Lightroom Classic - Beginner Level
Don't let Adobe Lightroom Classic intimidate you anymore! Master all the most important aspects of Lightroom, namely: importing new and existing photos into your catalog; organising your photos by creating, moving and renaming photos and folders; choosing your favourites and deleting the bad ones without wasting time; editing your photos; exporting your photos for social media and printing.
By the end of this course, you'll be able to easily navigate Lightroom and greatly improve your sorting and editing workflow.
Earn extra income by selling your photos online
Have you ever dreamed of becoming a professional photographer and supplementing your income by selling your photos? If the answer is "Yes" then this course is for you!
This course shows you how to become a contributor on one of the world's largest stock photography websites, Shutterstock.com, and teaches you not only how to look for and photograph great stock photos, but also how to keyword them correctly to stand a good chance of selling.
How to Create a BESTSELLER Udemy Online Course
Have you ever dreamed of earning a steady passive income? Why not teach one or more of your skills online?
In this course you will learn exactly how to create an online course that not only earns you extra money every month, but that also becomes a bestseller on Udemy.com, one of the world's largest online universities! I cover everything from choosing the perfect topic, title and description to camera settings, studio setup, lighting, sound and even course promotion once it has been published.
"Well explained and easy to listen to. In just an hour you learn a lot of great new things!"
"Everything is explained perfectly! Easy to follow and understand the steps in the lectures. Villiers is an excellent instructor!"
"Awesome, concise and easy to understand information. Covering exactly what is stated in the introduction."