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Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

at Washington Photo Safari - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20503

The Monuments and Memorials photo safari provides basic instruction on all aspects of travel photography, explains F-stops, shutter speeds, white balance, ISO settings, and reviews composition techniques for taking pictures of people and places. Learn how to use your camera in the field, not in a classroom on this DC photography tour! After a 45-minute...

Saturday Jan 22nd, 9:40am - 1pm Eastern Time

Sunrise on the National Mall

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20002

One of the best places to capture sunrise in photos is from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, looking down the Reflecting Pool. This sunrise photo tour of the National Mall conducted by Washington Photo Safari director E. David Luria gives participants the opportunity to photograph the sun as it begins to rise in the east at behind the illuminated...

Sunday Jan 30th, 6:15am - 8:15am Eastern Time

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Photo Basics – Getting Off Auto

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings. Today’s cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to beautiful photographs. Capturing the perfect portrait of a loved one, a fleeting moment leading to the winning goal, or a stunning travel photo takes practice and know-how. Learn how YOU, not the...

Sunday Feb 27th, 9:30am - 1:30pm Eastern Time

Fieldwork - Photography Basics at American Art Museum

at Capital Photography Center - Penn Quarter 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture or Manual modes so now it’s time for some hands-on. We’ll review the exposure...

Sunday Feb 13th, 11:40am - 2:10pm Eastern Time

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Introduction to Photography

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter 718 7th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

By working your camera in fully manual exposure mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and will learn to use your camera settings and features as elements of effective photographic composition. Class includes in-class lectures/discussion, in-class practical application exercises, homework assignments...

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$275

4 sessions

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Intermediate Photography

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter 8th and F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

Build on your already acquired basic SLR technique while adding skills and increasing your visual attention. You’ll strengthen your understanding and application of the craft of photography.  The intent of the class is to deepen the participant’s visual vocabulary and sensitivity while making personal and distinctive photographs. Already...

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$275

4 sessions

iPhone Photography - Getting Started

at Capital Photography Center - Judiciary Square 4th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

Learn to use the iPhone camera and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join Michael Koren at the National Gallery of Art and tap into your creative side through mobile photography. Using our iPhone cameras, we’ll explore the Museum's offerings from abstract sculptures,...

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$99

Fieldwork - Photography Basics at The National Building

at Capital Photography Center - Judiciary Square 401 F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Fieldwork - Photography Basics at The National Building Museum This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture Priority, Shutter...

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$79

Overview of DC: Central Place Tower at the Golden Hour

at Washington Photo Safari - Arlington 1850 N Moore St, Arlington, Virginia 22209

When you fly into Reagan Washington National Airport from the north, coming down the Potomac River, you get a fleeting glimpse of the DC area. If you are sitting on the right side of your plane you see the Arlington Skyline and then the Pentagon. If you are lucky enough to sit on the left side of the plane, you see all the beautiful monuments and...

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$99

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Wildlife Photography Field Practice

at Capital Photography Center

Becoming successful as a wildlife photographer requires practice and time in the field. Join Emily Carter Mitchell in a community park near Joppa, Maryland that has an abundance of cooperative wildlife. On a paved walkway you’ll have the opportunity to photograph a variety of bird species including Tufted titmouse, Carolina chickadee, Northern Cardinals...

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$99

Fieldwork - Photography Basics at Library Of Congress

at Capital Photography Center - Capitol Hill 101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20540

This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority or Manual modes so now it’s time for some hands-on....

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$79

Introduction to Digital Photography

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville 155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Learn how to get out of Auto mode and use your camera to its fullest potential! Students will learn how to adjust the lens aperture and shutter speed to manipulate depth of field and motion effects. Other topics include: lenses ISO exposure modes histograms exposure compensation the rules of composition and more. Students will leave...

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$200

4 sessions

Darkroom And Film Photography

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class will start one week later than originally listed. Learn the basics of traditional black and white photography including proper film exposure, film development, and printing of negatives.  Any skill level is welcome from beginner to advanced. 35mm and medium format cameras are welcome, but not required. There is also an opportunity...

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$245

9 sessions

Fieldwork - Photography Basics @ Dumbarton Oaks Gardens

at Capital Photography Center - Georgetown 1703 32nd St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20007

This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority or Manual modes so now it’s time for some hands-on....

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$79

Creative Smartphone Photography Field - On the Mall

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1501 Maine Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

Creative Smartphone Photography Field Shoot - On the Mall Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to using apps and creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join Michael Koren on the Mall around the WWII Memorial, Washington Monument, and other iconic buildings in...

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$99
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