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You will learn how to get the most out of your camera as this course will cover the basics of exposure (shutter speed, aperture, ISO), white balance settings, depth of field, and a whole lot more in this 3-hour class. 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...

$120
Sa.   Jul 30th, 10am
Beginner
(320)
Other Dates (11)

This beginner photography class is designed to be: Fun: We have prepared both indoor and outdoor exercises to make sure you are constantly practicing what you learn.  Effective: You won't believe how much you will learn in this 9 student class. Your satisfaction is guaranteed after attending all 6 classes. Flexible: We know you are busy so...

$320
6 sessions
F.   Jul 29th, 5:30pm
Beginner
(112)
Other Dates (6)
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You learned the three fundamental settings—ISO, aperture, and shutter speed—in our Crash Course, Part 1. Now you’re wondering how to take your photography further and make the photos you envision really come to life. We will build on what you learned previously at the same fast pace.  Instead of relying on semiautomatic shooting modes,...

$170
Sa.   Jul 30th, 11am
Beginner
(112)

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...

$190
3 sessions
W.   Aug 10th, 11am
Beginner
(112)

Anyone who would like to quickly improve your familiarity and understanding of your digital camera's basic functions and features. It's a smart, 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 how to correct basic problems like photos...

$75
W.   Aug 3rd, 6:30pm
All levels
(213)
Other Dates (6)

In this one-day crash course, you will learn the basic principles of photography, as well as techniques that will help you make high quality, creative images by mastering a few basic concepts. 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...

$170
Sa.   Aug 20th, 11am
Beginner
(112)
Other Dates (2)

New York is one of the greatest cities in the world, particularly when it comes to great photography. Classic street shooters like Robert Frank, Reinhart Wolf and William Klein loved to train their lens on Liberty City’s rolling architecture, its vitality and grit. To capture and document this city is to become part of New York’s rich narrative...

$75
Su.   Aug 7th, 11am
All levels
(213)
Other Dates (2)

Students will experiment and upload images to create an online group gallery, exploring the iPhone's inherent strengths and limitations. This camera never leaves your side, lucky for you it's a pretty excellent camera. The iPhone is like the Swiss army knife of cameras, with an explosion of apps and filters, but it still has that unique quality...

$75
Su.   Aug 28th, 2pm
All levels
(213)

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...

$350
9 sessions
T.   Sep 13th, 6pm
Beginner
(213)
Other Dates (3)

Intermediate shooters, which includes students who have already learned how to control exposure manually. This class is perfect if you have some experience with photography... maybe you took a few courses in college and need a refresher, or you'd like to progress further after completing Digital Photo I. Moving past the basics, Digital Photo II:...

$350
9 sessions
T.   Sep 13th, 8:30pm
Intermediate
(213)

This course introduces Beginners to the creative and technical possibilities of digital photography. Through demonstrations and hands-on sessions, students learn the basics of using cameras and imaging software to produce digital photographs. Topics include camera operation, shutter speed, aperture, focal length, RAW file formats, white balance, and...

$860
5 sessions
M.T.W.Th.F.   Aug 8th, 10am
Beginner
(23)

This course is an outdoor workshop that focuses on honing the students' compositional skills as applied specifically to landscapes and cityscapes. Course will cover most savvy techniques that will turn your landscape images into outstanding ones, from lighting, through composition, to special effects. Each class our knowledgeable instructors will guide...

$300
4 sessions
Sa.   Aug 6th, 12:15pm
All levels
(103)

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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. We'll explore settings such as exposure compensation and various presets that can turn a regular image into a special one. Our knowledgeable instructors will guide...

$75
M.   Aug 29th, 6pm
Beginner
(103)

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 & 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...

$349
Sa.   Jul 30th, 11am
Beginner
(8)
Other Dates (5)

Weather permitting, classes will happen in Central Park. 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...

$97
Sa.   Aug 6th, 11am
Beginner
(8)
Other Dates (4)
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