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Exploring Macro Photography

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C.

Course Details
$99 1 seat left
Start Date:

Sat, Mar 14, 10:00am - 1:30pm

Southwest Washington, D.C.
100 Maryland Ave SW
Btwn 1st & 3rd Streets SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Book at Office/Home
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Corey Hilz

What you'll learn in this photography class:

Small subjects or little pieces of a larger subject are fascinating to explore with your camera. This class will teach you about the technical and creative aspects of successful close-ups.

Find out how to work with different natural lighting conditions, as well what equipment is most useful. The skills you will learn can be applied to any subject of macro photography, at home or in the field.

Learn about:

  • Equipment options
  • Choosing the best aperture
  • Working with background elements
  • Maximizing depth of field
  • Precise focusing techniques
  • Modifying light with diffusers and reflectors

Recommended Equipment:

  • DSLR or mirrorless camera
  • Close-up gear (at least one of the following): macro lens, extension tubes, or screw-on close-up lens
  • Lens(es) within the range 100-300mm
  • Circular polarizer (if you have one)
  • Tripod
  • Optional: diffuser and reflector

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Refund Policy

A refund or a credit towards another class (less a $20 processing fee) can be given if cancellation notice is given more than 5 business days from the scheduled class.

If there is no cancellation notice, or it is given 5 business days or less, no refund or credit will be given. Requests to reschedule a class will incur a $20 processing fee provided notice is given more than 5 business days prior to the class. If request to reschedule is given less than business 5 days prior to the class, no refund or credit will be given.

If Capital Photography Center cancels or postpones a class due to weather or low enrollment, you can choose a full refund or a credit towards a future class.


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10:00am - 1:30pm Corey Hilz 1 $99

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How We Began

Capital Photography Center was created by Marie Joabar who for more than a decade was the Education Programs Manager and Corporate Trainer at Penn Camera, one of Washington D.C.’s long standing photography retailers. Marie developed that company’s educational program growing it from...

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