BKC Brooklyn Central

BKC Brooklyn Central

Art
Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York
(306 Reviews)

BKC is a photo, video and creative education center located in the heart of Dumbo, Brooklyn.  Our basic philosophy is simple: cut the crap.  We’re founded upon the idea of learning by doing, whether it's hands-on classes in studio lighting, a workshop on shooting HD Video for Youtube, unleashing the potential of Lightroom or just how to use your DSLR, our smart and simple approach and awesome teachers will help you learn something new, build on your creativity, and expand your goals. 

The BKC team of experienced educators, artists, curators and creative professionals is totally dedicated to providing you with smart, no-nonsense instruction and creating an encouraging environment for everyday New Yorkers to learn a skill, confidently progress in their practice, or unearth a hidden talent.   We keep classes at a price you can afford, and offer plenty of nights and weekend sessions for working folks.  

Reviews of BKC Brooklyn Central

(306 Reviews)
Crash Course: Camera Basics

10/1/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Crash Course: Camera Basics


Good amount of info, but it really is a crash course. 3 hours is not enough time to practice all of the concepts they discuss. Didn’t love the instructor.. he wasn’t very engaging and when I went up to him after to ask him a question about my camera, he just looked annoyed, and gave me as quick a response to get me out the door. Was a good class for what I paid, but probably won’t be back anytime soon.

Crash Course: Darkroom Basics

7/26/2018
Daphne P.

Attended: Crash Course: Darkroom Basics


It was a really fulfilling and informative class. The amount of time was just the right length to get the hang of basic film developing, and get your money's worth. I'll definitely be back soon!

Crash Course: iPhoneography 101

7/22/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Crash Course: iPhoneography 101


Teacher was great - engaging and knowledgeable. Would have been great to have more of an opportunity for hands on practice/coaching with different techniques.

1 Day Workout: Composition Tune-Up

7/9/2018
Carlos S.

Attended: 1 Day Workout: Composition Tune-Up


Very interesting class on photo composition. I definitely appreciated the slides and the discussions as we examined some examples of paintings and photos.. Interesting to use art examples and not just photos to illustrate the different points. It helped that the instructor had art theory background. My only critique/suggestion would be that I thought instructor would also accompany us during the picture taking exercise.. but then again.. it still works as we're trusted to go on our own and discover and then we discuss in length back in the classroom.. which was done here.. I would definitely recommend the class to anyone wanting to learn theory behind photo composition.. *One question.. is it possible to get copy of the power point presentation from the class? I was jotting down some of the artist names and paintings but def missed some. would like to have that so I can look up online.. Thx

Crash Course: Camera Basics

7/5/2018
Nicholas S.

Attended: Crash Course: Camera Basics


Sally is remarkable in her skills (decade + of photography experience and education), her teaching abilities (excellent slides, examples, real world situations, and practice), and her humor (a bonus). This class was picture perfect.

Crash Course: Camera Basics

5/27/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Crash Course: Camera Basics


The instructor was really good and knowledgeable. But I didn't feel that I really knew my camera THAT much more than I did before. Also the space wasn't great. Too small, hot, and hard to find. I enjoyed the class and will definitely take another one. I was just hoping for more.

Crash Course: Camera Basics

5/5/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Crash Course: Camera Basics


Very thorough and clear intro to using a digital camera. Came away with lots of new approaches to shooting!

1 Day Workout: Color Calisthenics

4/23/2018
Anna O.

Attended: 1 Day Workout: Color Calisthenics


Interesting class. Lots of engagement, and great feedback from the assignments on the day.

Crash Course: Camera Basics

4/5/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Crash Course: Camera Basics


My instructor was awesome!!! Extremely knowledgable and passionate about photography Learned a lot

Crash Course: Camera Basics

3/13/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Crash Course: Camera Basics


Like so many people, I have wanted to get into photography and off of "full auto" mode for so long, but have always found excuses to put it off for another day. This class was exactly the jump start I needed. Even though everything we learned can be summed up on one sheet of paper, the class developed those fundamental concepts very well so that they now feel intuitive. I think achieving the same level of intuition for the things we learned would have taken me twice as long if I had tried to teach myself using books or online sources (and, at the rate I was going, probably spread out over five years!). The class was also very fairly priced. After putting in some practice myself, I definitely plan to enroll in another class with this company.

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736 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221
BKC Brooklyn Central
Bushwick, Brooklyn
736 Bushwick Ave
Btwn Hart & Lawton Streets
Brooklyn, New York 11221

Upcoming Classes at BKC Brooklyn Central

Essential Lighting and Studio (6 weeks)
Essential Lighting and Studio (6 weeks)
Next start date:

Thursday Oct 18th, 6:30pm

1 Day Workout: Engaging Light
1 Day Workout: Engaging Light
Next start date:

Sunday Oct 21st, 11am

Digital Photography I: The Basics
Digital Photography I: The Basics
Next start date:

Sunday Oct 21st, 4:30pm

Crash Course: Darkroom Basics
Crash Course: Darkroom Basics
Next start date:

Tuesday Oct 23rd, 6:30pm

Crash Course: Camera Basics
Crash Course: Camera Basics
Next start date:

Saturday Oct 27th, 10:30am

The Analog Film Lab
The Analog Film Lab
Next start date:

Sunday Oct 28th, 11am

Crash Course: iPhoneography 101
Crash Course: iPhoneography 101
Next start date:

Saturday Nov 3rd, 10:30am

1 Day Workout: Composition Tune-Up
1 Day Workout: Composition Tune-Up
Next start date:

Sunday Nov 4th, 11am

1 Day Workout: Camera Warm-Up
1 Day Workout: Camera Warm-Up
Next start date:

Sunday Nov 11th, 11am

Crash Course: Easy Stills and Tabletops
Crash Course: Easy Stills and Tabletops
Next start date:

Monday Nov 12th, 6:30pm

Crash Course: Developing Film
Crash Course: Developing Film
Next start date:

Tuesday Nov 13th, 6:30pm

1 Day Workout: Color Calisthenics
1 Day Workout: Color Calisthenics
Next start date:

Sunday Nov 18th, 11am

Digital Photography II: Intermediate
Digital Photography II: Intermediate
Next start date:

Tuesday Nov 20th, 6pm

Crash Course: Color Darkroom
Crash Course: Color Darkroom
Next start date:

Tuesday Dec 4th, 6pm

Essential Portraiture (6 weeks)
Essential Portraiture (6 weeks)
Next start date:

Saturday Feb 2nd, 2:30pm

Essential Black & White Darkroom
Essential Black & White Darkroom
Next start date:

Thursday Feb 21st, 6pm