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Washington Photo Safari

Washington Photo Safari offers half-day and full-day photo courses in Washington, D.C. and other cities, providing participants with extensive tips on camera use, composition, lighting, and more. Both beginner and advanced photographers are welcome, and any type of camera, including smartphones, is acceptable.

Upcoming Classes at Washington Photo Safari (113)

All courses are held at 5114 Ritchie Rd #644, Bealeton, VA , USA, Bealeton, VA unless indicated.

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Friday, June 28th
9:40am–1:10pm EDT

$99

Photographing Independence Fireworks at Mount Vernon

200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, , Virginia, VA

Friday, June 28th
7:30–9:30pm EDT

$119

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Saturday, June 29th
9:40am–1:10pm EDT

$99

Early Morning at the National Zoo

3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC

Sunday, June 30th
7:45–10am EDT

$109

DC By Day: A Smartphone User’s Paradise

US Capitol Grounds, Washington, DC

Sunday, June 30th
2:30–4:30pm EDT

$99

DC At Night By Smartphone

401 3rd St SW, Washington, DC

Monday, July 8th
8:15–10:15pm EDT

$99

DC At Night By Smartphone

401 3rd St SW, Washington, DC

Thursday, July 11th
8:15–10:15pm EDT

$99

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Friday, July 12th
9:40am–1:10pm EDT

$99

F-Stops and Shutter Speeds

Enid Haupt Garden at 1100 , Independence, VA

Friday, July 12th
2:30–5pm EDT

$99

Saturday, July 13th
7:45–10:45am EDT

$109

Great Falls MD: Making Silky Waters

11710 Macarthur Blvd, , Great Falls, MT

Saturday, July 13th
8:30–10:30am EDT

$109

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Saturday, July 13th
9:40am–1:10pm EDT

$99

Sunday, July 14th
2:30–4:30pm EDT

$99

Marine Corps Sunset Parade at the Iwo Jima Memorial

Arlington, VA 22209, , Triangle, VA

Tuesday, July 16th
6:30–8:30pm EDT

$99

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Friday, July 19th
9:40am–1:10pm EDT

$99

DC At Night By Smartphone

401 3rd St SW, Washington, DC

Friday, July 19th
8:15–10:15pm EDT

$99

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC

Saturday, July 20th
9:40am–1:10pm EDT

$99

Saturday, July 20th
2–4pm EDT

$99

Saturday, July 20th
2:30–5pm EDT

$109

Full Moonrise Over the Jefferson Memorial

1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington, DC

Sunday, July 21st
8:45–10:45pm EDT

$99

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Provider Description

Washington Photo Safari teaches the techniques of photography by taking visitors and local residents on half-day and full-day photo shoots around key sites of the nation’s capital and other cities, while an accompanying professional photographer offers participants extensive tips in camera use, image composition and design, proper exposure, lighting, and posing “models” for the best effect.

Following our motto "See.Click.Learn.", we show you where the images are in the DC area and how to take them.

Photographers of all skill levels are invited to participate in the Photo Safaris and any camera is acceptable, even smartphone cameras! Principal photography workshops take participants to the major DC sites, including the monuments, memorials, and cathedrals. Beyond these key sites, specialty Safaris are offered on techniques in nature photography, f stops and shutter speeds, indoor/outdoor architectural, food, nighttime photography, pet, macro, abstracts, candid kids, fine arts, proper/creative flash, and indoor and outdoor portraiture. During DC’s beautiful cherry blossom season, photo Safaris are provided at least twice a day around the Tidal Basin.

4545 Connecticut Ave NW Apt 1016, Washington, DC 20008
Washington Photo Safari
Forest Hills
4545 Connecticut Ave NW Apt 1016
Btwn Brandywine & Albemarle Streets NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Reviews of Washington Photo Safari

(4.3-star rating across 8 reviews)
  • The Exciting World of iPhone Photography

    Reviewed by Kimberly B. on 6/22/2024
    The class was listed as Pacific Time weeks in advance. I was only alerted 4 hours before the class that the time was actually Eastern Time. I did not receive the email until I signed into the class at the original start time, 7pm Pacific Time and no one was there. I sent a message to the instructor who admitted it was strange that he hadn’t received a reply from me to his other email, but I have not been credited with another class yet. Really disappointed as I kept checking to make sure the time on CourseHorse hadn’t changed from PT to another time.
  • The Exciting World of iPhone Photography

    Reviewed by Lysa De T. on 11/26/2021
    Great Class for people with some photography background. Tons of information.
  • White Balance: What Is It? Why Does It Matter?

    Reviewed by Diane G. on 7/11/2021
    David is very knowledgeable and explains things with clarity and patience.
  • Monuments at Night

    Reviewed by Jan K. on 5/22/2021
    Great class. Learned a lot. David was a great instructor and a lot of fun.
  • Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

    Reviewed by Katherine L. on 9/1/2019
    David was very knowledgeable, an incredible storyteller, and accommodating to our group.
  • The Exciting World of iPhone Photography

    Anonymous review on 3/20/2022
  • Monuments at Night

    Reviewed by Emily C. on 5/23/2021
  • Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

    Anonymous review on 9/2/2018

Review Summary by CourseHorse

Students praise the classes at Washington Photo Safari for being informative and helpful, particularly for those with some prior photography knowledge. The instructor, David, is highly praised for his expertise and ability to explain concepts clearly and patiently. Students mention that they learned a lot, indicating that the classes cover a wide range of photography topics. Additionally, David is described as a great instructor who makes the classes enjoyable. The classes are also commended for being accommodating to different groups of students. Overall, students leave the classes with new knowledge and skills in photography. Quotes: - "David is very knowledgeable and explains things with clarity and patience." - "Great class. Learned a lot. David was a great instructor and a lot of fun." - "David was very knowledgeable, an incredible storyteller, and accommodating to our group."

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