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When you travel, the best pictures you bring home are often candid shots of people enjoying themselves, laughing, eating, playing games, having fun!
But getting those shots is not always easy. How do you get in low and tight and close, without violating people's personal space? What kind of camera and lens do you need to do that kind of photography?
Help is on the way at the All Hallows Guild Flower Mart held at the National Cathedral. This annual event brings together people from all over the Metro DC area. All Hallows Guild is giving us special permission and access this year, allowing each of our participants to have an "Official Event Photographer" badge that will allow us to roam around the event and take pictures of people enjoying themselves, from browsing the flower and crafts stalls to the colorful food vendors to the kiddie rides and more.
Our class begins with an orientation on outdoor event photography tips, camera settings and camera use. Instructor Aaron Clamage will then guide participants through the events of the fair working with each person to get the best shots.
Any camera will do, but for best results we suggest a DSLR or mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses and a multi-purpose zoom lens such as 18-200 or 16-300 for quick lens work. Also recommended (but not required) is an auxiliary flash unit mounted on the camera's hot shoe. We'll will show you how to use it to get the best effect.
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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.
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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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After giving an orientation on the basic techniques of nighttime photography, Instructor E. David Luria takes you to the most photogenic areas on the western end of the National Mall. We begin our DC at night photo tour along the Mall at the Lincoln Memorial with its majestic statue of President Lincoln. From there we walk along the Mall and visit...
Saturday Oct 8th, 6:15pm - 8:15pm Eastern Time
Capture incredible nighttime images the exciting GLOW art installation in Georgetown. Join Instructor Geoff Livingston for this unique nighttime photography class. You can feel the excitement when the sun goes down and the colorful lights spread their cheer across the historic streets of Georgetown. Capture the seasonal spirit and share the joy....
Saturday Oct 1st, 6:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time
Most of our monuments look even better at night than they do in the daytime! So on this special photo safari designed for smartphone users we are going to take you to DC’s best-known memorials after dark and show you where and how to take great pictures with your phone! And smartphones themselves are getting better every year in low-light situations!...
Friday Oct 14th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time
EARLY Morning Architectural Photography Tour of Washington DC Washington, DC, the nation’s capital, is home to some of the most beautiful architecture in the country, both traditional and modern. The traditional architecture is rich in its symbolism of the nation’s history, and the city’s modern architecture draws upon the past as its creates...
Sunday Oct 16th, 8:30am - 10:30am Eastern Time
Join our photo lessons at Glen Echo Park, which is one of the excellent locales in the rotation of many DC venues that offer terrific photo opportunities. Dating back to the early 1900’s up through the 60’s, Glen Echo Park was the go-to spot for DC residents and others who were looking for gleeful carnival and amusement park activities, including...
Saturday Oct 29th, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time
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