People on Location Photo Safari

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Location: Midtown
455 5th Ave New York Public Library
(Btwn W 40th & W 42nd Streets)
New York, New York 10016

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Class Information

  • Class Level: All levels
  • Age Requirements: 18 and older
  • Average Class Size: 7

What you'll learn in this wildlife photography class:

This Photo Safari will focus on learning how to take pictures of people outdoors. Learn how to take portraits of people in various vacation scenarios, such as in a park, in the cafe or in front of that famous statue. You will learn formal and casual portrait composition, what lighting conditions to look for, and scene management. No more boring Facebook photos! This workshop takes advantage of various NYC locations depending on day (Bryant, Central Park, City Hall Park, Highline Elevated Park). This workshop is appropriate for all levels of photographic knowledge from beginners to advanced hobbyists.

Meeting point: New York Public Library (Location subject to change please check your email for confirmation of exact location.)

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New York City Photo Safari
455 5th Ave
New York Public Library
Btwn W 40th & W 42nd Streets
New York, New York 10016

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Participant may cancel a Safari up to 48 hours prior to its commencement and receive a full refund or credit towards a future Safari. If Participant cancels less than 48 hours prior to the start of their Safari, Participant shall be offered a refund or credit, minus a fee; fee shall be 25% of the current retail value of the price paid per participant. If Participant fails to cancel or reschedule prior to the commencement of scheduled Safari and does not attend said Safari, Participant is considered a “no show” and is not entitled to any refund or credit towards future safaris. If Participant is "no show" (i.e. Participant does not contact NYCPS prior to the start of safari and does not attend) Participant is not entitled to a refund; Participant may however reschedule by paying a $50 extension fee if Participant contacts NYCPS within 48 hours after the end of the scheduled Safari.  

NYCPS is not responsible for Participant “no show” due to acts of God, transit delays, medical emergency, etc. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis at NYCPS’s discretion. 

If a Safari is canceled by NYCPS for any reason other than weather, Participant shall be entitled to a full refund or a full credit towards another Safari. Safaris are “rain or shine” and every effort will be made to conduct a scheduled Safari.

School: New York City Photo Safari

All New York City Photo Safaris are led by professional photographers with industry experience. NYCPS is owned and operated by Diem "Zim" Pham of Zim Photography. With nearly 20 years of professional photography experience, Zim has been widely published with clients including: Arizona Highways Magazine, Volkswagen of America, The Times of London, Neiman Marcus. She received formal photography training with her Bachelors of Fine Art from the prestigious Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Ca. Zim has photographic experience in 40 countries on 5 continents and is well versed in dealing with less than perfect photographic conditions. Traveling in foreign and exotic locations where bare necessities present a problem has provided invaluable experience in determination and creativity to create great photos. Aside from her professional experience as a photographer, she has also taught photography at the college level (Washtenaw ...

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Reviews of Classes at New York City Photo Safari

(10 Reviews)

Attended: Central Park Photo Safari

Zim is great, as always. Her tips are precise and useful, and easily administered. Thanks!!!

Attended: Central Park Photo Safari

Anonymous gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Attended: NYC - the UPshot!

It was great. Got a lot of really user-friendly tips that I am able to apply. Zim was fantastic. Looking forward to her safari in Central Park on Friday.

Attended: Central Park Photo Safari

Anonymous gave this class 4 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Attended: Iconic New York

Great! Zim is intelligent and knows how to teach in a way that is simple and makes sense. Fun class highly recommend!

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