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Crash Course: Camera Basics

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

This course 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 exposure control,...

Sunday Jan 26th, 11am - 2pm

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Photography Crash Course 1

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East 222 E 46th St Ste 303S, New York, New York 10017

Is your schedule already packed but you really want to learn how to use you camera before that big trip or special event you’ve been planning? We'll then this class is perfect for you! This action-packed, fast-paced course is designed for people who want an express introduction to their camera. You will learn the basic principles of photography,...

Sunday Feb 2nd, 11am - 5pm

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Digital Photography I: An Introduction (Beginners)

at Art of Intuitive Photography - Midtown East 590 Madison Ave, New York, New York 10022

Does your camera confuse you? This 3 hour class will cover iso, aperture, shutter speed and more. you'll never want to photograph in auto mode again!  Materials you need to bring to class : Camera with Manual Mode required. Make sure you bring this to class as we will be practicing during the class. If you have a DSLR, bring the kit lens...

Saturday Jan 18th, 10am - 1pm

Digital Photography I: Taking Control of Your Camera

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East 222 E 46th St Ste 303S, New York, New York 10017

This is our beginner photography class, which we have designed to be: Fun: We have prepared both indoor and outdoor exercises to make sure you are constantly practicing what you learn. Effective: You won't believe how much you will learn in this 9 student class. Your satisfaction is guaranteed after attending all...

Monday Jan 20th, 8:30pm - 10:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$350

6 sessions

Photography Crash Course 2

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East 222 E 46th St Ste 303S, New York, New York 10017

You finally bought that new camera you’ve been wanting for so long. You learned the three fundamental settings—ISO, aperture, and shutter speed—in our Crash Course, Part 1. 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...

Sunday Jan 26th, 11am - 5pm

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...

Wednesday Jan 22nd, 2:15pm - 4:15pm

The Camera: A Beginners' Guide

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

The Camera - A Beginners' guide  This course is a simpler beginner version focus mainly in the use of the camera only.  Each settings on your camera provides a world of potential for bettering your photography, whether you use a DSLR, point and shoot, Mirrorless, or smartphone camera, learn the tons of tricks that you can do with the equipment...

Wednesday Feb 5th, 10:45am - 1:45pm

  (5 sessions)
$310

5 sessions

Beginning Digital Photography

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Learn how to move from phone photography to your digital camera to create the portrait, product, or travel photos you want. This beginner course teaches how to optimize your digital camera to capture great shots. Through hands-on exercises, learn to improve your photos by controlling light, color, and movement. How to fine-tune and modify your photos...

Saturday Mar 7th, 1pm - 4pm

  (5 sessions)
$300

5 sessions

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...

Saturday Feb 15th, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Intro to Your Digital Camera

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East 222 E 46th St Ste 303S, New York, New York 10017

Have you had a digital camera for years and still get dark blurry pictures? Or perhaps you have purchased a new camera and are excited to learn the new functions? Well PhotoUno’s Introduction to your Camera is a great way to get started. Our Introduction to Photography Class will help you start to feel more comfortable with your camera. It is great...

Saturday Jan 18th, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Portrait Beginners' Guide

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

Portrait Beginners' guide - Learn the dos and don'ts of Portraiture Welcome to Portraiture!. This workshop is a full guide to the fundamentals of portraiture. You'll learn: Posing, capturing the moments, Gestures, Body language, backgrounds, shooting angles, and directing and interacting with your subjects. Additionally, you'll learn how to work with...

Saturday Feb 15th, 10:45am - 12:45pm

  (4 sessions)
$325

4 sessions

Introduction to Digital Photography

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Discover the world of digital photography, camera systems, and controls. Learn how your camera functions and collects information. Explore aesthetics, composition, color correction, image and color management, storage archiving with Adobe Lightroom, and image output.  Note: DSLR required.

Tuesday Jan 21st, 12pm - 3pm

  (12 sessions)
$975

12 sessions

Photo Safari: Central Park

at New York City Photo Safari - Upper East Side Address announced after registration. Contact NYCPS for full details. , New York, New York 10020

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...

Friday Jan 24th, 1:30pm - 4pm

Adobe Photoshop I

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

Learn how to fine-tune your pictures through post-processing. Topics include adjusting brightness and contrast, color balance, levels, curves, clone stamp, filters and more. Within each class, students receive practical instruction as they are guided through the software and editing process using both in-class images and their own. Work with your...

Wednesday Jan 22nd, 6pm - 8:50pm

  (3 sessions)
$315

3 sessions

Digital Photography I: The Basics

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

Over several weeks we'll be covering all the nuts-to-bolts aspects of exposure, shutter speeds, aperture, ISO, depth of field, motion blur, as well as comparing different lenses and the basics of composition.  Class instruction strongly emphasizes technical understanding and operating in the field, with weekly assignments and critique. Digital...

Sunday Jan 26th, 6pm - 8pm

  (9 sessions)
$395

9 sessions

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