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Photography Basics 101

Program Summary

This program is your perfect gate to be a photographer.

Starting from choosing your camera and gear, knowing the camera and how to control it, moving to learning how to take perfectly composed photos in different locations and finally getting introduced to the world of lighting and editing.

Upcoming Program Date





30 Hours

10 Lectures


Program Phases

  • Where are you located?
    We have two branches, in Maadi and Nasr City. Maadi (our Head Quarter) is located in Villa 46, Street 7, in front of Maadi metro station. Nasr City Branch is located in Villa 92, Hassan Ma'moun Street - in front of Al-Ahly Club and you can find our full address and location map here.
  • What are your openning hours?
    We are working daily from 10 am to 10 pm
  • What is the closest metro station
    If you are visiting our maadi branch by metro, you can get off at Maadi Metro Station. and you will find our academy inside Cairo Photo Club.
  • Is there ATM nearby?
    There’s an ATM right besides our gate.
  • What are the payment methods?
    We take both Cash and visa. You can also pay py Vodafone Cash transfer Fawry Payment. Online Payment. Bank Transfer.
  • Do you have installment avilability?
    Yes, you can reserve your desired program and do an installment payment.
  • How do I book a program?
    You can start by picking your desired program and fill out the form and you will receive a call to inform you about all details and payment methods. Alternatively, you can visit us in person during our regular working hours, and we’ll be happy to process your payment via card or cash and get you booked in.
  • Can I pay for my program on the first day of class?
    Payment must be made prior to the start of your program in order to guarantee you a spot in the program. You can book your program on our website or pass by Cairo Photo Academy in person during our regular working hours so we can help you process payment and get booked in.
  • Do I get a certificate for my program?
    You will get your certificate at the end of your program.
  • Can I take photography 101 program if I don't have my own camera?
    Sure, If you don’t have your own DSLR or mirrorless camera, we have available cameras for rent and you can use it during your program. the rental fees is 250 LE during the whole program.
  • How can I redeem my gift card at Cairo Photo Academy?
    To redeem your gift card, simply visit our website and choose your preffered program and fill the form. in the comment box add your gift code number, we will also call you for details. Alternatively, you can visit us in person during our regular working hours, and we’ll be happy to help you redeem your gift card towards one of our programs.
  • Can I take a private class with Cairo Photo Academy?
    Absolutely. We offer all of our regular programs as private classes upon request, or we can arrange for a customized session based on your needs. Fill out the form here, and we’ll work with you to choose the right program, instructor, and schedule to suit your needs.
  • What is the cancellation policy for my program?
    The cancellation policy for each program is found at the bottom of that program’s detail page on our website. If you have already booked the program, you will have received a copy of the cancellation policy in your confirmation email as well.
  • Can I book a program for someone else as a gift?
    You absolutely can. There are two options: - you can either book the program for your friend under your own name - you can purchase a personalized gift card for them. To purchase a gift card, click here, select the amount you want to give, and we will contact you for details. You can then create a personalized digital gift card by passing by Cairo Photo Academy in person so we can prepare a beautiful, personalized card for you to give your special someone. Just give us a call - we’re happy to help!
  • How long is my gift card valid for?
    All gift cards are valid for 9 months from the date of purchase, and they cannot be extended.

Program Requirements

  • DSLR or Mirrorless Camera

Need a camera?

if you don't have a camera, we will provide you a camera from our rental department for (250 LE) 

Who Should Attend

  • If you want to start a new career

  • If you want to join a new community and learn a new hobby 

  • If you want to improve your work (Because each career needs photography) 


  • If you cancel your program a minimum of 7 days in advance of your program, you will be issued a 90% refund or may be rescheduled to another date(s).

  • If you cancel your program a minimum of 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your program, no refund will be issued, but you may request to be rescheduled to another program date(s).

  • If you cancel your program less than 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your program, no refund and no reschedule is possible.


  • Programs can be rescheduled within 3 months of the originally booked program date(s).

  • Bookings can only be transferred ONCE, including in the event of a program relocation. If you transfer your program booking and later wish to cancel it, we will not be able to refund or reschedule you under any circumstances.

  • Cairo Photo Academy reserves the right to change the location of any workshop to another location within the same city as deemed necessary in accordance with management discretion.

  • You must be 12 or older to attend this program. If you are younger than 12 or booking for someone under 12 years of age, please contact us first and we will be happy to advise you to a suitable program.

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