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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,...

Monday Sep 16th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Digital Photography I: An Introduction (Beginners)

at Art of Intuitive Photography - Midtown East 590 Madison Ave, 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...

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 10am - 1pm

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Crash Course: iPhoneography 101

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

This camera never leaves your side… lucky for you it's a pretty excellent camera.  The iPhone is like the swiss army knife of cameras, with an explosion of apps and filters, but it still has that unique quality entirely its own.  Like the Polaroid and Instamatic before it, the iPhone's camera has become a cultural touchstone, beloved by...

Saturday Sep 14th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Digital Photography I: Taking Control of Your Camera

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

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...

Tuesday Aug 27th, 6pm - 8pm

  (6 sessions)
$350

6 sessions

How Do I Use My Camera? (Part 1 - Beginner Photography)

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

In this beginner photography class 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...

Saturday Sep 7th, 12:30pm - 3:30pm

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Seminar: Digital Camera

at PhotoManhattan - Brooklyn 501 11th St, New York, New York 11215

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...

Friday Sep 13th, 2:15pm - 4:15pm

The Camera: A Beginners' Guide
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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...

Monday Aug 26th, 2pm - 5:15pm

  (3 sessions)
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3 sessions

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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 Oct 19th, 1:30pm - 4:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$300

5 sessions

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...

Friday Sep 6th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Beginners Photography Lighting

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Learn the basics of using flash units off camera for lighting different situations. We cover setups for portraits, room lighting and fill light, and equipment like umbrellas, light boxes, soft lights and backdrops. For the first class, please bring in 5 photographs that you made that are successful and 5 photographs that ...

Thursday Sep 19th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$220

4 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...

Wednesday Oct 2nd, 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Intuitive Photography: Fort Tryon Park

at Art of Intuitive Photography - Fort George 741 Fort Washington Ave, New York, New York 10033

Please join us for 3 hours to fine tune your intuition and your eye in Fort Tryon Park. This class is open to all photography levels, and is more of a creative rather than technical class. If you're interested in learning more about the technical aspects, please attend our Digital Photography: Intro for Beginners class. We will...

Monday Sep 2nd, 12pm - 2pm

Photography for Self-Expression or Profit

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

This hands-on class teaches you how to create the photos you want. Learn how to get the most out of your DSLR or advanced point-and-shoot camera to control light, color, and movement. Discover which settings and accessories are best for portraits, landscapes, still life, and other types of photography through demos and exercises. Evaluate your progress...

Saturday Oct 19th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$300

5 sessions

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...

Thursday Oct 31st, 6pm - 8pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

How Do I Use My Camera? (Part 2 - Beginner Photography)

at JP Teaches Photo

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...

Saturday Sep 7th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

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