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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,...

Saturday Sep 7th, 11am - 2pm

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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

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...

Saturday Aug 24th, 10am - 1pm

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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...

Wednesday Aug 21st, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$350

6 sessions

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

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 Aug 24th, 2pm - 5:30pm

Photography 101

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

Get the knowledge behind serious picture taking. This three-session course introduces and expands on the fundamentals of photography through lectures, in-class shooting exercises, and short homework assignments. Students become familiar with topics such as: exposure controls metering modes lighting scenarios basic compositional tools histograms—and...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 6pm - 8pm

  (3 sessions)
$95

3 sessions

Alternative Photography: Cyanotype for Beginners

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

If you've ever wanted to experiment with cyanotypes in a quick and easy format, this workshop is for you! We'll use pre-sensitized cyanotype fabric and paper, along with hand-painted sheets I've prepared in advance to create beautiful blue-hued photograms with very little muss and fuss. These prints are made by placing objects directly...

Sunday Aug 25th, 10am - 11:45am

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...

Monday Aug 26th, 2pm - 4pm

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)
$299

3 sessions

Basic Camera Course

at The Photography Workshops - SoHo 66 Crosby Street Apt 5F, New York, New York 10012

Learn how to drive the technology known as the modern camera. It simply comes down to aperture and shutter speed, as it has for over 150 years. After that, it is your choice of options on the camera's menu. This Course will teach you: About all the external settings on your camera body and lenses Explore your camera's internal menu and unlock...

Saturday Aug 24th, 11am - 5pm

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

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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

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

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