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Crash Course: Camera Basics

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Bushwick
736 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221

Crash Course: Camera Basics is an efficient, one-shot introduction to digital photography, and a good place to explore the fundamentals of your camera.  We'll get you up and running quickly, showing you what's up with all the buttons and dials, the different modes available, and how to read your light meter.    You'll learn about basic...

Photography Crash Course 1

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea
135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

Have you finally bought that camera you’ve been coveting for months, but now realized you have no idea how to use it? Is your schedule already packed, or do you really want to learn how to use that camera before that big summer trip you’ve been planning? This action-packed, fast-paced course is designed for people who want an express introduction...

Saturday Aug 18th, 11am

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Digital Photography I: An Introduction (Beginners)

at Art of Intuitive Photography - Midtown East
E 55th St, Public Space, New York, New York 10022

Just got a new camera? Have a camera and only know how to turn it on? Are you stuck in Auto-Mode? Not sure how to get the results you want? Then this is the class for you! Learn how to get the most out of your camera. We will cover the basics of exposure (shutter speed, aperture, ISO), white balance settings, depth of field and a whole lot more in...

Digital Photography I: Taking Control of Your Camera

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea
135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

By the end of this class, you will learn to control your camera in Manual Mode. You will gain a clear understanding of: Aperture Shutter Speed ISO Exposure Focus Control White Balance Rule of Thirds Basic use of the built in flash This beginner photography class was designed to be: Fun: We have prepared both indoor and outdoor exercises ...

$350

6 sessions

Photography Crash Course 2

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea
135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

You finally bought that new camera you’ve been wanting for so long. You've learned the three fundamental settings—ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Now, you’re wondering how to take your photography further and make the photos you envision really come to life. In this beginner photography class, we will build on what you learned in Photography...

Saturday Jul 28th, 11am

How Do I Use My Camera? (Part 1)

at JP Teaches Photo - Chelsea
134 W 29th St, New York, New York 10001

You will spend three hours learning an extraordinarily intuitive way of using your camera. No memorization or note taking is allowed. Rather than learning through cramming a lot of information into your head and trying to regurgitate it later, you’ll learn through doing the exercises and through JP’s approachable and engaging teaching style. Most...

Sunday Jul 22nd, 10:30am

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Seminar: Digital Camera

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square
51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

Each settings on your camera provides a world of potential for bettering your images. Whether you use a DSLR or a point and shoot, there are tons of tricks that you may be missing out on. We'll explore settings such as exposure compensation and various presets that can turn a regular image into a special one. Our knowledgeable instructors will guide...

Thursday Jul 26th, 5:45pm

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Photography Composition

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea
135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

Composition has always been essential to any great photograph and the beauty is that it’s a never ending journey that we can always improve on. Composition is the way we decide to organize different elements in our frame in order to get an amazing picture. This class has been designed to help you work and improve the way you compose your images...

$210

3 sessions

Wednesday Aug 1st, 6:30pm

Seminar: iPhoneography

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square
51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

Yes, that iPhone that you have in your pocket has a great camera! But have you ever wondered how much more you can do with it? Today's smart phones are much more than a ""point and shoot camera"". Why not take full advantage of it?  This 2 hour class will teach you how to maximize the potential of these devices and what you can do with some of...

Getting to Know Your Digital Camera

at Princeton Photo Workshop - Princeton
20 Library Pl, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

This introductory class is for students who own a digital camera and want to learn more about how to use their camera to make better pictures. You will learn about Camera Settings, including the relationship between Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO, when to use Aperture and Shutter Priority Modes and the importance of Composition in creating your images....

Sunday Oct 14th, 1pm

Landscape Photography

at PhotoManhattan - Williamsburg
90 Kent Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211

Capture that scene with confidence and creativity. This is an outdoor course that focuses on honing compositional skills specific to landscapes and cityscapes. Learn savvy techniques that will turn your landscape images into outstanding ones from lighting, composition, through to special effects and more.  Our experienced instructors will guide...

$370

4 sessions

How Do I Use My Camera? (Part 2)

at JP Teaches Photo - Midtown
Central Park West and W. 72nd St. , New York, New York 10023

In this follow-up to our beginner photography class in NYC Part I (which covers exposure, aperture and shutter speed), you'll learn:  How to use ISO to take better pictures in low light environments  How to use your flash so that your images look naturally lit instead of that awful “flash” look with overexposed subjects and bright...

Sunday Aug 12th, 6:30pm

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Photo Safari: Central Park

at New York City Photo Safari - Upper East Side
Central Park East 14 E 60th St, New York, New York 10022

Taking advantage of beautiful Central Park, this photography workshop focuses on how to take pictures of the environment (from cityscapes to landscapes). Learn the art of scouting for an image and visual editing.This workshop is appropriate for all levels of photographic knowledge from beginners to advanced hobbyists. Meeting point:  This photo...

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Introduction to DSLR Photography

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn
1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Investing in a DSLR camera is just the first step in making good photographs. Now that you have the equipment, get introduced to the basics of photography and how your DSLR works. This course will cover exposure controls and capture modes, and their ramifications, and will provide a basis for taking better pictures. Students...

Saturday Aug 11th, 10am

Lighting Fundamentals

at DCTV - TriBeCa
87 Lafayette St, New York, New York 10013

The proper use of lighting equipment can make the difference between an amateur production and a professional one. Practice various basic set-ups and learn how cinematographers and gaffers use light to tell a visual story. This essential workshop covers electrical safety, on-set terminology, and principles of light, all while providing hands-on opportunity....

$200

2 sessions

Tuesday Jul 31st, 6:30pm