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at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

Come learn to use your phone for what it was truly meant for - to take pictures! You'll learn to differentiate between which in-phone apps are the best ones for shooting and which ones are best for editing your social media photo postings. Are photo apps really free? Which are worth coughing up a few bucks for added features?  Learn the ones...

Wednesday Oct 25th, 3pm

Basic Product Photography

at TechShop DC-Arlington - Arlington
2110-B Crystal Dr, Arlington, Virginia 22202

This class will begin by covering basic studio lighting for product and portrait photography using professional equipment (which can be replicated cheaply using easy DIY alternatives). Your instructor will describe and demonstrate lighting techniques for a variety of photographic needs, depending upon the desired aesthetic and application. Also covered...

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Composition in the Field

at Digital Photo Academy - Glen Echo
7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Each Composition in the Field class begins with a talk with one of our experienced instructors, and then you and your fellow students take a stroll through one of a variety of photogenic locales (in any of the 20+ cities the DPA encapsulates).  There is street photography, magnificent interiors, farmers markets, zoos, landscapes, and more, photos...

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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...


5 sessions

Wednesday Nov 1st, 6:30pm

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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...


4 sessions

Monday Nov 6th, 11:30am

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Getting To Know Your Camera

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

This hands-on, three-hour workshop is intended to introduce basic photographic principals that will allow the participant to understand how their camera works. Aperture, shutter speed, light sensitivity (ISO/ASA), lenses, focusing modes, camera metering and automatic vs. manual exposure settings will be explained and related to the participant’s...

Friday Oct 27th, 11:30am

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Photography and Camera Basics

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

This hands-on, 90 minute class, is intended to get the participants familiar with light and the tool that we use to make a photograph (a camera). We’ll talk about light as subject and what we do with our camera on a base level (Framing, focusing, metering and exposure.) to create photographic compositions with intention. This is a very basic class...

Sunday Oct 22nd, 11:30am

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DSLR Photography Basics

at Capital Photography Center - Merrifield
8130 Porter Rd, Virginia, District of Columbia 22042

Today’s digital 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 camera, can control the final image by choosing the appropriate...

Sunday Oct 29th, 9:30am

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Digital Photography Basics

at Washington Photo Focus - Tysons
8200 Greensboro Dr, McLean, Virginia 22102

Photography is a great way to record day-to-day activities and express one’s feelings about them. Through various modes of sharing, photography has become part of our daily experience. Although today’s cameras are packed with Auto features, most people find that their pictures are more expressive and interesting if they take control of the exposure...


3 sessions

Monday Nov 6th, 7pm

Introduction to Watercolor

at Lincoln Photography Classes - Southwest Washington, D.C.
National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

This series will help you through the process of creating a watercolor landscape from life.  Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced painter, these classes will sharpen your skills and help you along your way to becoming a more complete artist. First Class :: Basic Drawing in Preparation for Painting Watercolor paper (types) and...


6 sessions

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