Tutors

Justin Aitken

Justin Aitken is a Multi Award Winning Professional Photographer. He is a Master of Photography and NZIPP Fellow.

His expertise, creative quality and specialty can be seen in his portrait, lifestyle and wedding photography. His personal work consists of music, landscape and travel photography.

Justin also holds a graphic design qualification and before he became a full time photographer, worked as a graphic designer for 4 years learning the ins and outs of Adobe applications.

His work has been published in many magazines, books, and websites. He has photographed international & local celebrities and acts, including Metallica, Santana, Dave Dobbyn, Fat Freddy's Drop and Coldplay.

Please feel free to view Justin's work here:

www.justinaitken.com

Feel free to follow Justin here:

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Matthew Evans

Matthew Evans started photographing professionally in 2002 having been a keen amateur for some years prior to that. He has since worked for a variety of clients focusing on architecture, products as well as commercial and private portraiture.

His love for travel photography has taken Matthew across the UK and Europe on a number of commissioned and stock based projects.

Matthew’s most recent project involves developing artwork installations such as photographic wallpapers for projects for architects and interior designers.

Please feel free to view Matthew’s work here:

www.fotogenik.net

Francesco Carovillano

Francesco's photography journey started right here as a student of The Photography Institute.

Today he is a professional photographer specialising in travel and landscape photography.

After 8 years working with still and motion pictures on movies and video-games as animator in several european capitals, he relocated in Paris and moved into full-time photography.

He works for high-end travel photography agencies and gives photography classes between his trips.

His images are regularly published in travel magazines such as National Geographic.

Francesco's website: www.francescocarovillano.com

Etienne Oosthuizen

Etienne Oosthuizen has a unique background when it comes to photography; professionally he is a photographic safari guide, constantly interacting, helping and guiding photographers through Africa. Etienne is also a past student of the Photography Institute and combined with his extensive experience with Wildlife, it was only natural that he would specialise in Wildlife photography.

Etienne has built up an impressive portfolio of wildlife images that have been published in many magazines like; Getaway Travel, Ranger Rick - National Wildlife Federation magazine, National Geographic traveler and Africa Geographic, Discovery - Cathay Pacific inflight magazine. A few of his photographs have also featured well in numerous international photography competitions including; BBC Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the year, Getaway Gallery, Windland Smith Rice & Nature's Best Photography competition, Africa Geographic.

Etienne is still very active as a guide and regularly takes photographers throughout Africa on photographic safaris and wildlife photography workshops. Recently Etienne has created a blog totally dedicated to aiding photographers capture the African spirit.

Please feel free to view Etienne’s work here:

Portfolio website: www.etienneoosthuizen.com
Photographic Blog: www.photographicafrica.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/etienne.oosthuizen.photography/
Twitter: @safari_guide
Instagram: @etienne.oosthuizen

The modules teach you the technical aspects of photography as well as provide real-life experience points. This is very valuable for someone who is wanting to start a career in photography or taking the hobby a bit more seriously. Justin has been an amazing tutor. His thorough feedback and constructive criticism have been tremendously helpful for a photography novice like me!

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  • Bernadette

  • 6 days ago

This is a great photography course

This is a great photography course. Photography has always been something I have enjoyed but I have never known enough...

  • Simon Wills

  • 6 days ago

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  • 11 days ago

The course is well presented and taught…

The course is well presented and taught me how to use my camera. It is an excellent course for beginners....

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  • 14 days ago

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  • Phillip Venter

  • 20 days ago

The course is well set out and taught…

The course is well set out and taught me a lot about how to use my camera. The tutor is...

  • Lynden van Zyl

  • 45 days ago

Positive experience

It's been challenging because I am such a novice but it is exactly what I needed. The reading material is...

  • Craig Dally

  • 54 days ago

Fantastic Course.

As a keen enthusiast who has mucked around with photography for several years, I was becoming frustrated at not really...

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  • 66 days ago

I'm half way through the course and…

I'm halfway through the course and completely loving it. Its been well set out in each module and the assignments...

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  • Wednesday 17 July 2019 at 00:30

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I have learnt so much already from this course, I am glad I enrolled!

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  • Sunday 14 July 2019 at 02:39

Honestly loving it

Honestly loving it! Learning so much , so much to take in but so worth it! Tutor is amazing help!

  • Hayley

  • Wednesday 05 June 2019 at 10:54

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  • Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 04:04

This course really is the real deal!

This course really is the real deal! I entered the course as a total newbie with very little knowledge beyond...

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  • Friday 24 May 2019 at 21:31

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  • Sara Thorburn

  • Tuesday 21 May 2019 at 00:06

Genius.

This is such an excellent course, highly recommended. This was exactly what I needed to get me into photography. Further...

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  • Thursday 02 May 2019 at 11:47

Just simply the best

This course has been an adventure of a lifetime for me, it has enabled me to bring my love of...