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Crash Course: Quick and Dirty Portraits

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Bushwick
736 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221

Making a great portrait doesn't necessarily require expensive gear.  Take for example one of the most famous portraits of all time, Steve McCurry's Afghan Girl, shot for the cover of National Geographic in 1985 using only a 35mm camera and natural light.  It's not the tools themselves that do the job, but rather the mind creating with...

Saturday Jul 14th, 2:30pm

Portraiture I

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square
51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

This course explores both the intangibles of art portraiture and the concrete specifics of client-based portraiture in NYC. The work of successful photographers in candid, formal and commercial portraiture will be analyzed and harvested for both their technical and aesthetic merits. Classes include: Introduction to Portraiture styles and history,...


5 sessions

Monday Jun 4th, 12:15pm

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Beginning Portrait Photography

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Photograph what is closest to your heart. People. Whether it be your family, a man on the street, or your pet, learn what makes a portrait successful both technically and compositionally. Be exposed to a variety of style of portraiture through in class lectures and discussions. Bring in portrait assignments for critique. Join portrait photographer,...


5 sessions

Thursday Jun 14th, 10am

Portrait Photography: Shooting Portraits

at Princeton Photo Workshop - New Jersey
22 Harlingen Rd, Belle Mead, New Jersey 08502

Learn from a pro! In this hands-on Portrait workshop, we'll discuss and work with the essentials of a good Portrait, Lens choices, natural and man made Light and Posing. During the class, we will have demonstrations and shoot in the studio and outdoors, if weather permits. Participants will take turns shooting and being portrait subjects to get important...

Sunday Nov 11th, 10am

Summer Camp: Portraiture Photography (Grades 6-12)

at One River School - Ridgewood
319 Franklin Turnpike , Allendale, New Jersey 07401

This course will explore ways of capturing portraits and people through a photograph by revealing the personality through the photograph.  Students will learn the artistic photographic elements as well as technical elements of lighting, angles, lenses and more. We will shoot portraits both in candid settings as well as stage our subjects in the...


5 sessions

Special Access: Inside a Working Boatyard

at Princeton Photo Workshop - New Jersey
207 Chelsea Ave #1012, Toms River, New Jersey 08721

We've obtained access to the inner and outer workings of a real boatyard with nautical photographer Richard Sherman. We'll photograph the boatwrights in their workshop as they fix everything from classic wooden sailboats to modern powerboats, then tour the boatyard to photograph vessels along the pier and sailboats in motion.  During the day,...

Saturday Sep 8th, 10am

Photography Crash Course 1

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea
135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

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...

Black & White Photography

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea
135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

Are you an admirer of vintage, black and white photography? Have you worked with black and white film in the past, but find yourself dissatisfied with the results you get using your digital camera? Learn to visualize your world in black and white and produce striking images in black and white with this 3-week course. In this course we will discuss...


3 sessions

Wednesday May 30th, 6:30pm

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Photography Lighting

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East
222 E 46th St Ste 303S, New York, New York 10017

Join us for this hands on intermediate level course to learn the ins and outs of photography lighting in a studio space. Our photography lighting class will teach you the different types of lights there are, what different lighting equipment you can use, directing your subject, lighting patters, photographing your subject with jewelry, and much more....


5 sessions

Thursday Jun 21st, 6:30pm

Location Photography Workshop: Chinatown

at International School Digital Photography - Lower East Side
Chinatown Confucius Plaza , New York, New York 10002

In this workshop we explore the fascinating area and the unique ethnic community of Manhattan: Chinatown. Participants learn the tips and hints for successful "street & portrait photography." At the same time acquiring the knowledge of the camera basic, the various functions and camera settings to gain greater control. By the end of the two hour...

Summer Camp: Learn Your Camera (Grades 6 -12)

at One River School - Englewood
49 N Dean St, Englewood, New Jersey 07631

This course introduces beginners to the creative and technical principles of digital photography through intensive practice in shooting images and manipulating your camera. Students will explore manual and automatic functions and learn to create compelling images by controlling settings, lighting, composition and exposure. Projects will include shooting...


5 sessions

Monday Jun 25th, 9:30am

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Close-Up & Macro Photography Workshop

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx
2900 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

Learn to create intimate and detailed portraits of flowers using various lenses, proper depth of field, filters, and the best framing techniques. Equipment, including zoom telephotos, close-up diopter filters, extension tubes, teleconverters, and dedicated macro lenses, will be demonstrated and practiced in the classroom, and images will be projected...

Saturday Jun 9th, 9am

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Digital Photography Crash Course

at CourseHorse Course Bundles - DUMBO
33 Washington St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

This is a discounted package of courses frequently purchased together. Click into each course to learn more about its curriculum, & view individual cancellation/refund policies which apply. Learn how to put your camera to good use in this multi-class package. From portraits to night photography you'll learn a host of new skills. Crash Course:...


1 Day Workout: Engaging Light

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Bushwick
736 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221

This 1-day workshop connects technical and creative concerns when photographing in the unpredictable nature of the city landscape. A strong follow-up to 1 Day Workshop: The Camera, Understanding Light challenges students to observe, perceive and manipulate light and shadow to help make unique photographs that inspire the imagination.  By utilizing...


All Day Private Digital Photography (New York)

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a full day, 7 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field...