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Digital Photography I: An Introduction (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 Dec 4th, 10am

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Intuitive Photography: New York Transit Museum

at Art of Intuitive Photography - Boerum Hill, New York

By the end of the class students will not only be looking at the world with an eye of a photographer, but will have better photographs to prove it. Please join us for 3 hours to fine tune your intuition and your eye at The New York Transit Museum. Great views, as well as people and abstract photos will await us.   We will conduct exercises...

Sunday Dec 11th, 2pm


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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 Dec 5th, 11am

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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

Thursday Dec 8th, 6:30pm


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...

Saturday Dec 10th, 11am

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Photography Crash Course 2

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East, New York

You finally bought that new camera you’ve been wanting for so long. You've learned the three fundamental settings—ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Now, you’re wondering how to take your photography further and make the photos you envision really come to life. In this beginner photography class, we will build on what you learned in Photography...

Saturday Dec 17th, 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 Jan 11th, 6pm

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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 Jan 15th, 1pm

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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

Saturday Jan 14th, 11am

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Seminar: Digital Camera

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square, New York

Join this seminar and learn to maximize your camera's potential to match with your creative skills. Each settings on your camera provides a world of potential for bettering your images. Whether you use a DSLR or a point and shoot, there are tons of tricks that you may be missing out on.  In this seminar, you will explore settings such as exposure...

Tuesday Dec 20th, 3:30pm


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How Do I Use My Camera? (Part 1)

at JP Teaches Photo - Chelsea, New York

You will spend three hours learning an extraordinarily intuitive way of using your camera. No memorization or note taking is allowed. Rather than learning through cramming a lot of information into your head and trying to regurgitate it later, you’ll learn through doing the exercises and through JP’s approachable and engaging teaching style. Most...

Sunday Dec 4th, 12pm

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Landscape Photography

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square, New York

This outdoor course focuses on honing your compositional skills, specifically for landscapes and cityscapes. It will cover most savvy techniques that will turn your landscape images into outstanding ones, from lighting, through composition, to special effects.  This course is great for travelers in preparation to capture those scenic moments...


4 sessions

Wednesday Feb 8th, 3:30pm


How Do I Use My Camera? (Part 2)

at JP Teaches Photo - Midtown, New York

In this follow-up to our beginner photography class in NYC Part I (which covers exposure, aperture and shutter speed), you'll learn :  How to use ISO to take better pictures in low light environments  How to use your flash so that your images look naturally lit instead of that awful “flash” look with overexposed subjects and bright...

Saturday Jan 21st, 3:30pm


Basic Camera Course

at The Photography Workshops - SoHo, New York

Become proficient shooting inside and outdoors with your own camera in our one day workshop. By the end of this course, you will be taught every external setting on your camera body and lens, how to use them most effectively & accomplish photos you never thought you or your camera could do. We then go into your individual cameras internal menu...

Saturday Jan 14th, 10:30am


Getting to Know Your Digital Camera

at Princeton Photo Workshop - New Jersey, New Jersey

Join this introductory class if you own a digital camera and want to learn more about how to use your camera to make better pictures. You will learn about: Camera Settings Relationship between Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO How and when to use Aperture Priority Mode, Shutter Priority Mode and Manual Mode Lenses In-camera cropping  A taste...

Saturday Jan 28th, 1pm