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Watercolor: Composition and Tone

at New York School of the Arts - Upper East Side 315 E 62nd St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10065

Work from still life and the model. Emphasis will be on massing in layered, transparent washes initially with a gradual buildup of detail through color and tone. The particular qualities of various pigments will be examined and incorporated to build up areas of transparency and opacity, with emphasis on composition and rhythm. Registration fee included....

Thursday Jan 30th, 1pm - 4pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

The Art of Composition and Breaking the Rules

at NYC Digital Photography Workshops - Financial District 230 Vesey St, New York, New York 10281

As photographers, it’s our job to look for and incorporate certain aesthetics that keep a viewer interested while viewing our photographs. The aesthetics boil down to subject matter and composition. You may have heard of The Rule of Thirds and that following this guideline increases the quality of composition. The Rule of Thirds is only one element...

Saturday Feb 8th, 2:30pm - 5pm

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Seminar Composition & Framing

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

Improve your imagery wth this 2-hour seminar! This 2-hour photography class will cover common tricks and tips for shooting street shots, lighting control techniques, focus, background, perspective, and many more quick techniques that will instantly become handy for your next travel, candid, or city shots. Opened to all levels.  Requirements:...

Monday Feb 24th, 11:30am - 1:30pm

Learning to See: Basic Composition

at New York Botanical Garden - Midtown 20 W 44th St 3F, New York, New York 10036

After decades as a sought-after fashion photographer, Douglas knows what makes a compelling image. Using examples from his own photos and those of the masters, he demonstrates how to create powerful images with light, shape, and form—and without fancy equipment. Walk away from this session with a clear focus on how to frame the world around you....

Wednesday Feb 26th, 1pm - 4:30pm

Composition on Location: Grounds for Sculpture

at Princeton Photo Workshop - New Jersey 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton Township, NJ, Lawrence Township, New Jersey 08619

Grounds for Sculpture opened in 1992 on the site of the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds. The sculpture park's continuously surprising interplay of art and environment presents photographers with a myriad of creative photo opportunities. We'll begin with a discussion of composition, camera settings and how to shoot in various lighting situations....

Saturday May 2nd, 1pm - 4pm

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Mastering Composition: Beyond the Rule of Thirds

at Princeton Photo Workshop - New Jersey Bridge Street, Lambertville, NJ, Lambertville, New Jersey 08530

Composition for Photographers: Beyond the Rule of Thirds Ever feel trapped in your frame?  Learn new techniques to take your photos beyond the constraints of the typical camera frame, from special perspectives to dramatic positioning of the subject. We will discuss when and how to use new techniques that will excite your mind and invigorate your...

Saturday Mar 28th, 10:30am - 2:30pm

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Eldridge St

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Eldridge St

at Digital Photo Academy - Lower East Side 12 Eldridge Street, New York, New York 10002

Built in 1887 the Eldridge St Synagogue, is located on New York City’s Lower East Side in the China Town section. The ongoing renovation recently unveiled a spectacular new multi-layered stained glass window. Join your DPA Instructor  on an insightful and informative workshop in this beautiful NYC landmark. The intricate arcitechture will allow...

Sunday Feb 16th, 11:30am - 2:30pm


Digital Camera Settings & Beyond: Making a Good Image

at Princeton Photo Workshop - Princeton Herrontown Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

Learn about composition and light, the critical components of making a good image, as well as more camera functions, the difference between RAW & JPEG and using different lenses to make the pictures you envision.

Saturday Feb 29th, 10am - 12pm

Composition on Location: Princeton University

at Princeton Photo Workshop - Princeton Nassau Street Nassau and Washington Streets, Princeton, New Jersey 08540

This Composition on Location workshop in Princeton University's picturesque campus is an opportunity for photographers of all levels to learn and practice its craft.  The workshop will begin with a discussion of composition and camera settings. An instructor will be with you every step of the way to look at your work and answer questions. Together,...

Sunday Jun 14th, 11am - 1pm

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Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ The Met

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ The Met

at Digital Photo Academy - Central Park 1000 5th Ave, New York, New York 10028

The Metropolitan Museum of Art officially opened at its current location on March 30, 1880 but the grand museum of Beaux-Arts Firth Avenue facade and Great Hall, as we know it today, was opened to the public in December 1902, and remains a world premier establishment. The outer structure is a dramatic photo op in and of itself, a perfect vehicle for...

Saturday Mar 21st, 11:30am - 2:30pm

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Grand Central

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Grand Central

at Digital Photo Academy - Midtown East E 42nd St & Vanderbilt Ave Grand Central Station, New York, New York 10017

Join your instructor as s/he takes students on an explorative journey through the historical Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan.  Grand Central Terminal is a wonderful photographic setting perfect for documenting both architecture and people in a very bustling space.  Students should meet at the intersection of E. 42nd St. and...

Saturday Apr 18th, 11am - 2pm

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Central Park

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Central Park

at Digital Photo Academy - Upper West Side Central Park West & 79th St, New York, New York 10024

In 1858, Frederick Law Olmsted won a design competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they entitled the Greensward Plan. Since then, continuing through today, Central Park has an international allure that brings locals and far-away travelers to this urban center delight. In fact, there are a number of photographers who have devoted their...

Saturday May 16th, 11am - 2pm

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Brooklyn Bridge

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Brooklyn Bridge

at Digital Photo Academy - DUMBO 1 John St, New York, New York 11201

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Brooklyn Bridge & Dumbo Whether a peaceful city park by the river, a collection of hipsters, old world architecture, sidewalk cafes and of course the powerful structure of the Brooklyn Bridge, Dumbo is a photographer’s candy store. Work with your instructor to compose images with tools like Leading Lines,...

Saturday Jun 20th, 11am - 2pm


Digital Photography II

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

Continue learning about your camera in our follow up to Digital Photography I. PhotoUno Photography School will help you learn to create mood in your photographs and improve your composition with the use of different visual elements. Students will discuss how to find interesting points of view while “making” photographs. In this course, students...

Wednesday Feb 26th, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting

at Chelsea Classical Studio - Chelsea 526 W 26th St Ste 415, New York, New York 10001

Drawing has been the foundation of art for many centuries, and the incredibly diverse and varied approaches continue to inspire much interest from students today. This course will introduce students to the basics of drawing and composition through a series of exercises meant to serve as a foundation based on the human figure. Students of all levels...

Monday Jan 27th, 9am - 12pm

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