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Digital Photography I: An Introduction for Beginners

at Art of Intuitive Photography - Midtown East, New York

Just got a new camera? Have a camera and only know how to turn it on? Are you stuck in Auto-Mode? Not sure how to get the results you want? Then this is the class for you! Learn how to get the most out of your camera. We will cover the basics of exposure (shutter speed, aperture, ISO), white balance settings, depth of field and a whole lot more in...

Sunday Sep 25th, 10am

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Photography Composition

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East, New York

Composition has always been essential to any great photograph and the beauty is that it’s a never ending journey that we can always improve on. Composition is the way we decide to organize different elements in our frame in order to get an amazing picture. This class has been designed to help you work and improve the way you compose your images...


3 sessions

Monday Sep 26th, 6pm


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Digital Photography I: Taking Control of Your Camera

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East, New York

By the end of this class, you will learn to control your camera in Manual Mode. You will gain a clear understanding of: Aperture Shutter Speed ISO Exposure Focus Control White Balance Rule of Thirds Basic use of the built in flash This beginner photography class was designed to be: Fun:  We have prepared both indoor and outdoor exercises ...


6 sessions

Monday Sep 26th, 8:30pm

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Digital Photography (Beginner)

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea, New York

Digital photography has never been more accessible, but how do you get the most out of your camera or even your phone? This beginner course teaches you how to optimize your digital efforts to capture great shots. Through demos and hands-on exercises, you'll discover how to improve your photos by controlling exposure, focus and color. Composition...


5 sessions

Saturday Oct 8th, 1pm


Crash Course: Camera Basics

at BKC Brooklyn Central - DUMBO, New York

Crash Course: Camera Basics is an efficient, one-shot introduction to digital photography, and a good place to explore the fundamentals of your camera. We'll get you up and running quickly, showing you what's up with all the buttons and dials, the different modes available, and how to read your light meter. You'll learn about basic exposure control,...

Sunday Sep 25th, 11am

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Digital Photography I: The Basics

at BKC Brooklyn Central - DUMBO, New York

This introductory workshop is great for anyone who wants to discover the foundations and potential of digital photography. Over several weeks we'll be covering all the nuts-to-bolts aspects of exposure, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, depth of field, motion blur, as well as comparing different lenses and the basics of composition. Class instruction...


9 sessions

Wednesday Sep 28th, 8:30pm

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Intuitive Photography: The High Line

at Art of Intuitive Photography - Greenwich Village, New York

Please join us for 3 hours class to fine tune your intuition and your eye in The HighLine! This is more of a creative rather than technical class. If you're interested in learning more about the technical aspects, please attend our Digital Photo 101 class. We will conduct exercises to tune you into your intuition, and learn how to take photographs...

Sunday Nov 6th, 11am


Photography Crash Course 1

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East, New York

Have you finally bought that camera you’ve been coveting for months, but now realized you have no idea how to use it? Is your schedule already packed, or do you really want to learn how to use that camera before that big summer trip you’ve been planning? This action-packed, fast-paced course is designed for people who want an express introduction...

Sunday Oct 16th, 11am

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Photography: Exposure, Light and Composition (Beginner)

at International Center of Photography - Midtown, New York

For those already familiar with basic camera operation, this workshop concentrates on understanding and applying the fundamental underpinnings of any fine photograph: great light, proper and appropriate exposure, and filling the frame in a compelling manner.  Course Topics: First, students learn the mechanics of quickly achieving reliable...


2 sessions

Saturday Nov 12th, 10am


Introduction to Street and Documentary Photography

at International Center of Photography - Midtown, New York

Introduction to Street and Documentary Photography: Developing Your Techniques After you've learned to master your camera and create some beautiful pictures, it is time to take your photographs to the next level. In this introductory seminar, we discuss the main technical and practical considerations of street photography and the stages of creating...

Saturday Oct 1st, 10am


Street Photography

at International Center of Photography - Midtown, New York

Urban street life offers abundant opportunities for a photographer to make vital and compelling images-to take the pulse of the city. In this course, students investigate unique approaches to street photography, experimenting with the use of unusual perspectives, limited focus and blur, daytime flash, lens choice, and alternative materials. Topics...


10 sessions

Tuesday Oct 4th, 6:30pm


Digital Photography II: Intermediate

at BKC Brooklyn Central - DUMBO, New York

Moving past the basics, Digital Photo II: Intermediate is where things start to get interesting. This course picks up where Digital Photo I leaves off, and introduces color photography, white balance, lighting and on-camera flash, as well as composition review, color schemes and creative effects. Class time is a mixture of solid technical training,...


9 sessions

Tuesday Nov 29th, 6pm


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Photography: The Daylight Studio

at International Center of Photography - Union Square, New York

In this workshop, students shoot in daylight studios and gain an understanding of how daylight works through demonstrations and hands-on approaches. New York City has some thirty daylight studios for rent, and many more owned and leased by full-time photographers. The light is beautiful and can be shaped and controlled to achieve a look that is...


2 sessions

Saturday Oct 15th, 10am


Seminar: iPhoneography

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square, New York

Join in this class to take full advantage of today's smart phones. These devices are much more than a "point and shoot camera." This 2-3 hour class will teach you how to maximize the potential of these devices and what you can do with some of its most popular photo apps. You will learn how to effectively work around some of its limitations and increase...

Saturday Oct 8th, 12:15pm

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Making Sense Of Your Pictures: An Introductory Seminar

at International Center of Photography - Midtown, New York

Whether you shoot via your phone and instagram or with a serious DSLR, figuring out which pictures are most unique is often the hardest skill set to learn. In this introductory seminar, the instructor discusses the fundamentals of editing, sequencing, and making sense of your images. Each participant is asked to bring in 20 images that they would like...

Saturday Nov 19th, 10am