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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...

Thursday Jul 7th, 9:40am - 1:10pm Eastern Time

Photo Basics – Getting Off Auto

at Capital Photography Center - Merrifield 8130 Porter Rd, Falls Church, Virginia 22042

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...

Saturday Jul 9th, 9:30am - 1:30pm Eastern Time

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Fieldwork - Photo 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...

Saturday Jul 16th, 11:40am - 2:10pm Eastern Time

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The FUNdamentals of Food Photography

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

Have fun with your food! Join Laura Chase de Formigny and be prepared to learn from a pro as she shares her tips and tricks for getting started in food photography. LC will share her creative process in an inspiring and image rich presentation and discuss the technical details, equipment basics and creative aspects to consider to help build your...

Sunday Jul 17th, 1pm - 5pm Eastern Time

Fieldwork - Photo Basics at Brookside Gardens

at Capital Photography Center - Wheaton 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, Maryland 20902

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....

Saturday Jul 30th, 8am - 10:30am 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 Jul 31st, 5am - 7am Eastern Time

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...

Saturday Aug 20th, 11am - 1:30pm Eastern Time

iPhone Photography - Getting Started

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1964 Independence Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20227

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,...

Sunday Aug 21st, 10:30am - 2:30pm Eastern Time

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Getting started in Real Estate Photography

at Capital Photography Center

Learn the basics of Real Estate Photography and start developing a strong set skills in this field. Tammy will take you through a variety of methods that are used in Real Estate- including lighting and HDR issues (high dynamic range). We will also focus on composition theory and how it applies to spaces as well as various methods for dealing with lighting...

Sunday Aug 21st, 1pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time

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...

Monday Aug 15th, 7pm - 9pm 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

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

Getting Started in Bird Photography

at Capital Photography Center - Baltimore 1 Safari Pl At Safari Pl, Baltimore, Maryland 21217

Wanting to learn all the tips and techniques for wildlife photography? This two-part class will give you all the tools you’ll need to become a successful wildlife photographer. Designed for the beginning/novice photographer, this course will get you well on your way in becoming a successful wildlife photographer.  Seasoned bird and wildlife...

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$99

Fantastic Pet Photography

at Washington Photo Safari - Arlington 601 N Manchester St, Arlington, Virginia 22203

Learn the basics of taking stellar photos of pets--your own cats and dogs or others if it’s a business for you. In this Safari, you will learn the basics of taking stellar photos of pets–your own cats and dogs or others if it’s a business for you. We’ll meet at Arlington’s centrally located Bluemont Junction Park, learn some pet-specific...

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$99

The National Mall Photo Safari by Circulator Bus

at Washington Photo Safari

Washington DC’s National Mall is one of the great treasures of the nation’s capital, rich in photo opportunities for any camera or phone! But it is very long – 2 miles – making it difficult to capture in one afternoon. So Paris-trained architectural photographer and Washington Photo Safari director E. David Luria is going to take...

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$89
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