FAQ’s Basic and Advanced Composition

Of course. It is not necessary to have knowledge of the camera settings to follow this course. As far as the composition is concerned, we will start at the very beginning.

We think so. This photography course is entirely dedicated to composition, taught by a highly experienced teacher. So there is a lot to learn.

Yes absolutely, that is an important part of the course.

We will do everything possible to take pictures outside. Only in extremely bad weather, we will not go outside. In that case we will follow the alternative program. This means, among other things, we will practice indoors with suitable subjects (such as portrait, architecture, etc.), we will conduct in-depth analyzes of the compositions in the selected photos, we will do certain simulations, etc.

The group consists of a maximum of 10 students. We deliberately keep the size of the group limited, so that personal guidance remains possible. Each participant receives the necessary attention and the opportunity to ask all questions.

The guarantee means that you can sign up for the course without any risk. You can follow the first part of the course (Theory) without any commitment. This will be more than enough to get an impression of the quality of the course. If you believe that the course does not meet your expectations, you can cancel the course free of charge and leave after this part. Your course fee will then be refunded to your bank account within 7 days.

Yes. If you do not currently own a camera, you can borrow one from us free of charge during the course. In that case you can indicate in the registration form that we should reserve a loan camera for you.

This course is about creative decisions in photography. In this sense, the role of the camera is subordinate. In principle, all digital cameras are suitable for this course. That means almost all DSLR, system, bridge and compact cameras.

Yes, two students can take the course with one camera. During the practical session you can take turns photographing, but also learn from each other’s photos.

A camera with a lens is sufficient. If you have several lenses, take them all with you.

A lunch of your choice, coffee, tea and water are offered by Octopus Academy.

You can cancel the registration for the course free of charge up to 15 days before the start of the course. The course fee will be refunded to your account.

You can change the chosen start date of the course free of charge up to 15 days before the start of the course.

Yes of course. You can order a gift voucher. A gift voucher is valid for one year. Within this period, the student can choose a suitable start date.