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Vega Photography School

The National College of Photography was founded in 1994 and set out with a goal of providing the highest level of photographic instruction in South Africa, setting the standard for other photography courses and schools in the country.

Located in Pretoria, the College went from strength to strength, evolving alongside the photography industry, and in 1997 they offered their first full-time, career based photographic course.

Programme Calendar:

Full Time Programmes

Higher Certificate in Photography
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Advanced Certificate in Professional Photography
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Short Learning Programmes

Compact Digital Photography
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Intermediate Photography
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Dynamic Photography
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Expressive Photography
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Photoshop for the Photographer
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Landscape, Travel and Wildlife Photography
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Wedding Photography
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Fine Art Photography
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Portrait Photography
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Vega Photography: Student exhibition: Carlien Beukes

Carlien Beukes, together with a number of fellow photographers, including Brian Joffe – Chief Executive of Bidvest opened their exhibition at the Everard Read Gallery in Rosebank.

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Latest News: The Independent Institute of Education is now internationally accredited.

After a rigorous process that included the submission of hundreds of pages of documentation, a comprehensive self-evaluation report and a six day visit of inspection from the British Accreditation Council The Independent Institute is now accredited by the BAC as an international centre.

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