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2.5-Hour Beginner's Photography (LA)

at Isla Studio Photography - Bel-Air 418 Bamboo Lane Suite A, Los Angeles, California 90012

Become a better photographer and stop using your camera's "Auto" mode in 1 day. Have you ever wondered why after spending hundreds of dollars on the latest cameras you still can't get photos you're really proud of? We're not talking about the party snapshots you post on Facebook, but stunning landscapes that can be considered fine art and grab attention...

Sunday Nov 17th, 10am - 12:30pm

Intro to Photography

at Atwater Photo Workshops - Atwater Village 3015 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90039

Develop a fluent understanding of camera, light and subject This course is your introduction to the skills you need to successfully shoot powerful images in any situation. Students will learn all the controls and functions on their cameras, including basic camera operation (f-stop, shutter speed & ISO), photographic fundamentals and how to produce...

Sunday Dec 8th, 12pm - 4pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

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Fashion Photography I

at Reform School

Learn from a female photographer how to light, pose and shoot models in studio and on location. We will go over everything from image conceptualization to making your model comfortable, execution (of the shoot, not the subjects) and delivery. Dress in clothes you are comfortable being photographed in. Location details will be sent after registr...

Saturday Nov 16th, 9am - 11am

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

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Basic Photography Program For Beginners

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

The Basic Photography Program For Beginners is designed to take you through the foundations of photography. Beginning with the basics, you will start by learning how to operate your camera and advance to a better level of understanding. This course takes you step by step in a fun and easy order that will make sense to you. In The Basic Photography...

Tuesday Dec 10th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (9 sessions)

9 sessions

Beginning Digital Photography Intensive

at El Camino College - Torrance 16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

Move over AUTO setting, it’s time to take control of your camera! You’ll master the basics of digital photography in this 5-day classroom and 1-day field session course.   Learn how to get accurate focus, set white balance, control sharpness, adjust exposure, choose ISO, and use your camera to make more creative photographs of your favorite...

Thursday Jan 16th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Introduction to Digital Photography

at Los Angeles City College - Los Angeles 855 N Vermont Ave Admin Bldg 112, Los Angeles, California 90029

Take your photography to the next level by understanding what the settings on your camera do. More than that, feel confident in your investment by learning how the pros use these powerful creative tools.  Topics include rule of thirds, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and more! First class is on campus, the subsequent classes are held off-campus....

Tuesday Dec 3rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Photography Walk in Elysian Park

at Isla Studio Photography - Cypress Park 929 Academy Rd, Los Angeles, California 90012

Please join us on a two-hour, light stroll in Elysian Park. Whether you are a Los Angeles veteran or a visitor exploring Los Angeles for the first time, Elysian Park always has something new to offer. Come with us to capture it in a whole new light! It will be a small class of 5-15 people. We will teach you how to stop relying on...

Sunday Nov 17th, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Introduction to Studio Lighting

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

Understanding that lighting is essential indoors, you now know that it can ruin your shot if not lit properly or make a significant difference. Not only can you flatter who or what you are shooting, but you can alter the feel of your portrait by changing your lights. You have the choice of a light, cheery portrait or a serious and dramatic look just...

Tuesday Nov 19th, 10am - 12pm

Basic Digital Photography I

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

In this course, students go far beyond the “Auto” mode and learn the foundational principles of photography. Instructors lead them through the essentials of focus, f-stops, shutter speeds, sensor speed (ISO) and their relationships, placing artistic creativity in the hands of professionals and beginners alike. Students explore depth of field and...

Tuesday Dec 10th, 6:30pm - 9pm

Beginning Studio Lighting Workshop

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

This Beginning Studio Lighting Workshop is a two day intense course that will prepare photographers to create striking portraiture.We cover everything you need to know to set up your own portrait shoots and execute them successfully. We will discuss equipment choice, lighting, posing, and basic technique. We will focus on essential studio...

Saturday Nov 23rd, 10am - 3pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Shooting in Manual Mode

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

This is a hands-on photography class using the camera and shooting in manual mode.   You will learn how to manually control your shutter speed, aperture and ISO settings and how they work together. If you have taken our, "After The Auto Mode" course or if you already know how to use your aperture and shutter priority modes, you are now ready...

Wednesday Jan 22nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

After The Auto Mode

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana 207 N. Broadway Ste #C, Santa Ana, California 92701

Learn and understand your camera’s exposure modes and start shooting in AV/TV Priority Modes This is the next step in Digital Photography Foundations 102 If you've taken a basic camera class and and you would like to advance out of the auto mode you are ready for this fun class! We will teach you how you can be more in control of your camera and...

Wednesday Jan 15th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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Basic Photography

at Los Angeles Center of Photography - Los Angeles 1515 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles, California 90028

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.  Discussions include composition and light, how to get the...

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6 sessions

Basic Photography

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica SMC Bundy Campus 3171 S Bundy Dr, Santa Monica, California 90066

Make your digital camera work for you. Learn about using available light (natural or artificial), composition, exposure, and techniques that turn snapshots into professional-quality photographs. You’ll shoot slides that will be shown and discussed in class. Bring your cameras and camera instruction manuals to the first class. Digital and film cameras...

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6 sessions

Photographing at a Museum: Summer at the Getty Villa

at Santa Monica College

Join a commercial photographer for a glorious day at the beautiful Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades. Summer is a great time to visit as all of the gardens are in full bloom.  Learn how to capture lovely and clear images at the art museum without using your flash or a tripod. As you experiment with various indoor and outdoor...

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