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Washington Photo Safari @ 2151 Constitution Ave, Washington, DC 20418
Street Photography & the Art of Seeing at the National Monuments A photojournalist is a visual storyteller. And as such, we tell stories with a series of photos and one photo at a time.Washington Photo Safari is pleased to present this safari in street photography taught by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, Essdras Suarez. The goal of this photo safari is not only to help you make better images but to also help you tell stories with your...
Saturday Jun 10th, 9am–12pm Eastern Time
Digital Photo Academy @ 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
One of the main transportation hubs of Washington D.C. and one of the busiest in the whole country, Union Station offers an abundance of photographic opportunities. Your DPA instructor will show you how to photograph the beautiful architecture, how to approach people for a quick photo during their daily routine, and how to find the best angle in any situation. Each person in the group of no more than 12 people will walk away with photos that are...
Saturday Jun 24th, 11am–2pm Eastern Time
Washington Photo Safari @ 550 Anacostia Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019
Photographing Lotus and Water Lilies at Kenilworth Aquatic Park Spend a Morning Photographing Beautiful Lotus and Water Lily Blossoms at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens! Located on the eastern bank of the Anacostia River, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is a one-of-a-kind destination within Anacostia Park and it is a hidden gem in Washington, DC. The summer lotus and lily blossoms are a “must see” during their peak blooming period in July, not unlike...
Saturday Jul 8th, 8–11am Eastern Time
Washington Photo Safari @ 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
National Portrait Gallery/American Art Museum By Smartphone Learn to Photograph the Artwork on Display as Well as Spectacular Architecture! You could spend a day in here and not see all of the spectacular exhibits this museum has to offer. Renovated and reopened in 2006, the National Portrait Gallery/ American Museum of Art is a photographer’s delight, and most of the exhibits are open to photography. Our safari, led by Paris-trained professional...
Sunday Jul 9th, 2:30–4:30pm Eastern Time
Digital Photo Academy @ 34th & M Streets, Washington, DC 20007
When people think of Georgetown most often they think of the shopping, restaurants, and nightlife of M Street and the lower end of Wisconsin Avenue but Georgetown is much more than that. The C&O Canal starts in Georgetown and just a couple of blocks north of M Street there are treelined streets just waiting to be explored. Join your Digital Photo Academy instructor for a walk through the Georgetown that many people never take the time to see....
Saturday Jul 29th, 11am–2pm Eastern Time
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Your camera will be overjoyed at the saturated colors and variety of flower photos, and your instructor will help you focus on them in a number of different composition techniques whether a Leading Lines of splendid single colored blossoms for the viewers of your images to get lost in, or a Depth of Field technique to blur a background and focus on a single specimen. Focus on Macro photography to create a photographic parallel universe or go for a broad panoramic peppered with different colors, shapes and juxtapositions for results that create a metaphor of a happy little world where one might imagine hidden elves and other fanciful friends.
Learn the technique of contrasting color photography as well as blended colors which invite a viewer to endlessly gaze at an image that channels the old world created by the Impressionist painters of centuries ago. Fill your frame from edge to edge to allow your photos to bring you beyond the objects themselves to a study in vibrant colors and shapes no matter what the specific objects and plants may be.
As you meander with your instructor and group along winding soothing wooden walkways, you have the option of glorious orchids, cacti, ferns and other flora of every color, which seem to go on forever and ever. Beyond the splendid flowers, develop your shutter speed priority options with the water fountains, caught in stop action clarity or velvety smooth flow.
Then there is the waterscapes, colorful and lovely sculptures within the gardens, set off by oversized proportions, or an array of smaller sculptures nestled within the foliage with peaceful backdrops to create tranquil still lives. Even the ground coverings offer close ups for photographic abstract art as does the glass structure of the arboretum.
Make time for the United States Botanic Garden at 100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington DC 20001.
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 of which are included within. These photos are a mix of student and instructor images in many different venues and cities across the United States and Canada.
You will have fun in the three-hour session, learn to shoot strategically, get more interesting photos of the event, and walk away with a foundation to improve your photographs in the future, whether you’re traveling, or at a birthday party and everywhere in between.
Please note – if a class must be canceled due to weather or other circumstances beyond our control we will be happy to work with you to reschedule. If you should need to cancel and require a new class date, contact us. A $25 transfer fee will be imposed without a 3-day notice before the scheduled class.
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Digital Photo Academy
Southwest Washington, D.C.
100 Maryland Ave SW
Independence Ave SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20002 Southwest Washington, D.C.
100 Maryland Ave SW
Independence Ave SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
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