Welcome to
Shola Animashaun Photography Academy

Shola Animashaun Photography Academy is the premier hand-on photography training academy in Nigeria. Established over a decade ago, our main aim is to help turn your passion for photography into a profitable profession.

Our teaching style helps you study both traditional and digital photography in a creative, real-world environment that expands your technical abilities across a variety of tools and platforms.

Shola Animashaun Photography Academy helps you create a cohesive body of work that demonstrates your skills, showcases your personal voice, and prepares you for cutting-edge careers in this vibrant and evolving industry.

OUR OFFLINE COURSES

BASIC COURSE IN DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

What to learn

Introduction to DSLRs, Basic Techniques, Creative Techniques, Camera Modes, White Balances, Image quality settings, Creative Composition, Understanding light, Shutter Speeds, How camera works, Optics, Lenses & Focus, Depth of Field, Handling and caring for your digital camera.

BASIC STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY

What to learn

The Anatomy of studio lighting systems, Equipment Essentials, Light Modifiers and how to use them, Studio Lighting Styles, Direction of light, Understanding Shadows, Metering Techniques, 1-Light setup, 2-light setup, Multiple lights set up, Working / Photoshoot with models, artiste. Studio photography etiquettes.

THE BUSINESS OF PHOTOGRAPHY

What to learn

How to start a photography business, Working from home, Making money from your photography, Social Media for photographers, How to get new clients and keep the existing ones, Steps to profitable photography, Mistakes photographers make and how to avoid them, Photography marketing, Photography business building strategies, Business plan for photographers, Time management for photography pros, Online and offline marketing, What works, what won’t.

PHOTOSHOP/LIGHTROOM

What to learn

Introduction to Photoshop, Photoshop Basics, Key photoshop skills for essential fixes, Key photoshop skills for working with layers, Cloning and healing tips, Understanding Photoshop tools, Non destructive Photoshop editing, Professional retouching techniques, Dodge and burn, Changing background colors, Multiplicity in photoshop, Composite editing etc, Sharpen shots the smarter way.

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OUR BLOG

Nikon is allegedly halting SLR camera development.

Leading optics and imaging giant, Nikon could be looking at scrapping any new SLR (single-lens reflex) camera models in favor of mirrorless cameras.

Posted in: News & Updates, Tech,
Tags: cameras, digital camera, mirrorless camera, Nikon, SLR,
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Switching Between Wide-Angles and Closeups, SAPA Students Share Experiences

One-day Practice @Risenetworks #LagosYouthWeek2018. It’s another remarkable opportunity for the students of Shola Animashaun Photography Academy (SAPA) to have practical and live experience. Hence, they joined the SA Productions crew to have hands-on involvement at the 2018 Lagos Youth Week organised by Rise Networks Nigeria in partnership with the Lagos State Government.

Posted in: News & Updates,
Tags: Academy, Lagos Youth Week 2018, Photography, SA Production Company, SAPA, Shola Animashaun,
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SAPA Students Share Experiences ( Watch Video)

At Shola Animashaun Photography Academy, students have a rare advantage of experiencing live events as practical sessions. The experience at the recent Nikon Photowalk was quite amazing and the students of Shola Animashaun Photography Academy have some tips to share.

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