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Beginner Photography Classes Washington, D.C.

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Learn the basics of photography in the vibrant city of Washington, D.C. with classes covering topics such as camera settings, composition, and lighting techniques.

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Photo Basics – Getting Off Auto

Capital Photography Center @ 1015 15th St NW, Washington, DC

Take control of your camera and capture stunning photographs with Photo Basics: Getting Off Auto. Learn how to choose the appropriate settings for the look you want, freeze or blur motion, and control the depth of field. Join us at Capital Photography Center and unlock the full potential of your DSLR or mirrorless camera.

(10) Beginner 16 and older
$99
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Fieldwork - Photo Basics at American Art Museum

Capital Photography Center @ 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, DC

Refine your photography skills and learn to capture stunning images using manual exposure modes in this hands-on fieldwork course at the American Art Museum. Explore various settings, from ISO to shutter speed, and practice composition techniques to create visually captivating photographs. Join us and enhance your photography abilities in a professional and supportive environment.

(10) Intermediate 16 and older
$84
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iPhone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Capital Photography Center @ 4th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC

Discover the art of iPhone photography at the National Gallery of Art, where you'll learn how to capture stunning images and transform them into artistic expressions through the use of editing apps. Unleash your creativity and master the techniques of exposure, composition, and focus for optimal results. Don't miss this opportunity to explore endless photographic possibilities with your iPhone camera.

(10) Beginner 16 and older
$99
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+990 pts
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F-Stops and Shutter Speeds

Washington Photo Safari @ 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA

Master the art of manual photography and take control of your camera with this hands-on photography workshop in Washington, DC. Discover the secrets behind capturing crisp portraits, blurred backgrounds, and breathtaking landscapes. Join us at the iconic Smithsonian Castle and Enid Haupt Gardens for an unforgettable photography experience.

(7) All levels 16 and older
$99
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+990 pts
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Smartphone Photography at the Museum of American Art/National Portrait Gallery

Washington Photo Safari @ 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA

Unleash your smartphone's storytelling potential at the National Museum of American History. Capture powerful images, learn composition techniques, and master low-light photography to truly make an impact with your art. Join us for a safari designed for smartphone users, and discover the stories waiting to be told.

(7) All levels 18 and older
$109
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Photographing Independence Fireworks at Mount Vernon

Washington Photo Safari @ 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA

Capture the magic of Mount Vernon's Independence Celebrations as you master nighttime photography with expert guidance. From the glowing ambiance of candles and lanterns to the spectacular holiday fireworks over the Potomac River, this hands-on workshop offers unique opportunities to photograph historic reenactments, colonial dancers, and more. Don't miss out on creating stunning images in this immersive experience!

(7) All levels 18 and older
$119
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Exploring Headshot Photography

Capital Photography Center @ 218 N Lee St, Washington, DC

Discover the techniques for lighting, posing, and interacting with headshot clients in this photography class at the Capital Photography Center. Join Laura Hatcher in her studio and master the skills to capture stunning and professional headshots that leave a lasting impression on your clients. Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your headshot photography skills!

(10) All levels 16 and older
$185
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+1850 pts
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Marine Corps Sunset Parade at the Iwo Jima Memorial

Washington Photo Safari @ 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA

Capture the professionalism and discipline at the Marine Corps Sunset Parade, held every Tuesday evening during the summer at the iconic U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington. Witness the performances by The Commandant's Own Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps and the Silent Drill Platoon as they showcase their skill. Immerse yourself in the history and photographic opportunities.

(7) All levels 18 and older
$99
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Photographing Lotus and Water Lilies at Kenilworth Aquatic Park

Washington Photo Safari @ 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA

Discover the hidden oasis of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens and capture the vibrant beauty of lotus and water lilies in this exclusive photography course. Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of the park and learn how to create stunning images using various techniques and equipment. Unleash your creative vision and join us for a memorable morning of photographing nature's wonders.

(7) All levels 18 and older
$109
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Photoshop For Photographers

Capital Photography Center @ 1015 15th St NW, Washington, DC

Master the art of Photoshop and unlock its full potential for photographers in this hands-on training. Learn the essential techniques, from layers and masks to retouching tools and composites, to confidently enhance your images. Discover tips and tricks that will save you time and simplify your Photoshop workflow.

(10) All levels 16 and older
$175
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+1750 pts
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Harriet Tubman Byway Photo Safari

Washington Photo Safari @ 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA

Explore sites of cultural significance and natural beauty, while honing your photography skills under expert guidance. Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Underground Railroad through a unique lens.

(7) All levels 18 and older
$295
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+2950 pts
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Real Estate and Architectural Photography

Washington Photo Safari @ 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA

Uncover the stunning architecture of Washington, DC as you embark on a unique guided photography experience led by a professional photographer. Capture the beauty and history of iconic landmarks, including the US Capitol, White House, and Lincoln Memorial, in the soft morning light. Bring your camera and let your creativity soar on this architectural safari through the nation's capital.

(7) All levels 18 and older
$109
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Fieldwork - Photography Basics at Union Station

Capital Photography Center @ 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC

Refine your photography skills beyond the classroom as we delve into fieldwork at Union Station. Explore exposure settings amidst the holiday charm of the U.S. Botanical Gardens Conservatory, honing your creative vision through hands-on practice in aperture, shutter, and manual modes.

(10) All levels 16 and older
$79
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+790 pts
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Creating A Photography Website

Capital Photography Center @ 8136 Porter St, Falls Church, VA

Learn how to showcase your photography skills and create a professional website with Adobe Portfolio at Capital Photography Center. Join Rick Frankle as he guides you through the process from start to finish, including planning, building, and maintaining your site. Enhance your online presence and take your photography career to the next level.

(10) All levels 16 and older
$99
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+990 pts
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Abstracts and Still Lifes Photo Safari

Washington Photo Safari

Explore the world of abstracts and still lifes while refining your composition and lighting skills under expert guidance. Elevate your photography to new heights with this unique photo safari experience.

(7) All levels 16 and older
$99
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+990 pts
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Marine Corps Museum, Quantico, VA

Washington Photo Safari @ 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA

Immerse yourself in the iconic symbols and traditions of the US Marine Corp while capturing stunning images at a renowned military museum. Enhance your photography skills and gain a deeper appreciation the Marines.

(7) All levels 18 and older
$99
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+990 pts
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Creative Composition at the Renwick Gallery

Capital Photography Center @ 1661 Pennsylvania Avenue NW #1, Washington, DC

Enhance your photography skills with a hands-on exploration of art mediums at a renowned gallery. Immerse yourself in creative perspectives and techniques to transform your images beyond the ordinary. Unleash your artistic vision through unique angles and innovative compositions.

(10) All levels 16 and older
$99
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+990 pts
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Fieldwork - Photography Basics at Library Of Congress

Capital Photography Center @ 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC

Explore the beautiful architecture and hidden gems of the Library of Congress in this hands-on fieldwork class. Reinforce your photography basics as you practice exposure settings, depth of field, and creative captures in Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual modes. Join us to enhance your skills and capture stunning images you'll be proud of.

(10) Beginner 16 and older
$84
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+840 pts
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Georgetown By Land and Canal! (Photographer)

Washington Photo Safari @ 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA

Embark on a captivating journey through Georgetown's iconic landmarks and historic canal, capturing the essence of its post-modern waterfront, colonial-style architecture, and picturesque scenery. Join a guided photo safari aboard a newly renovated canal boat, led by a period-costumed narrator, and immerse yourself in the rich history of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal.

(7) All levels 16 and older
$119
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Sunset and Moonrise Over The Capitol Columns

Capital Photography Center @ 3501 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC

Capture the stunning beauty of the Capitol Columns at the National Arboretum as the full moon rises, in this exclusive photography class. Don't miss your chance to frame the moon among the columns and witness the magical colors of the sunset sky. Recommended equipment includes a digital SLR or mirrorless camera with manual exposure controls and a zoom lens in the range of 18-200mm.

(10) All levels 16 and older
$114
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+1140 pts
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Reviews for Beginner Photography Classes in Washington, D.C.

Beginner Photography Classes in Washington, D.C. are rated 4.9 stars based on 17 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • iPhone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

    Reviewed by Joan R. on 10/22/2023
    Michael presented a great class. Lots of information explained fully and with humor. I've already recommended it to friends.
  • Photo Basics – Getting Off Auto

    Reviewed by David M. on 2/28/2022
    Outstanding! Exactly what I was looking for. Valuable guidance presented in an effective manner.
  • Photo Basics – Getting Off Auto

    Anonymous review on 1/27/2020
    Great beginner class for anyone looking to get into photography. Helps that it is an in-person class where you get to see hands on what each concept means and as a bonus you get to see various types of cameras - if you haven’t yet decided on buying/upgrading to one.
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