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Art and Architecture - Creative Captures

Capital Photography Center @ 4th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565

The National Gallery of Art offers an array of architectural and design details, as well as three dimensional pieces of art. Join Corey for a class exploring how to reimagine the lines and shapes of these elements to create unique and memorable photographs. Throughout the class Corey will work with participants individually to answer questions, clarify concepts and suggest ways to infuse creativity into their images. We will explore the East Building...

Sunday Jun 25th, 10:15am–12:45pm Eastern Time

National Portrait Gallery/American Art Museum

Washington Photo Safari @ 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

National Portrait Gallery/American Art Museum By Smartphone Learn to Photograph the Artwork on Display as Well as Spectacular Architecture! You could spend a day in here and not see all of the spectacular exhibits this museum has to offer. Renovated and reopened in 2006, the National Portrait Gallery/ American Museum of Art is a photographer’s delight, and most of the exhibits are open to photography. Our safari, led by Paris-trained professional...

Sunday Jul 9th, 2:30–4:30pm Eastern Time

Fieldwork - Photo Basics at American Art Museum

Capital Photography Center @ 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, DC 20001

This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture or Manual modes so now it’s time for some hands-on. We’ll review the exposure settings and then photograph around our location and practice using various settings to achieve the...

Sunday Jul 30th, 11:40am–2:10pm Eastern Time

Street Photography & the Art of Seeing: Nat'l Monuments

Washington Photo Safari @ 2151 Constitution Ave, Washington, DC 20418

Street Photography & the Art of Seeing at the National Monuments A photojournalist is a visual storyteller. And as such, we tell stories with a series of photos and one photo at a time.Washington Photo Safari is pleased to present this safari in street photography taught by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, Essdras Suarez. The goal of this photo safari is not only to help you make better images but to also help you tell stories with your...

Saturday Jun 10th, 9am–12pm Eastern Time

Getting Creative with Photography

Washington Photo Safari @ 1675 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007

Photography is about more than just reproducing whatever the photographer sees. It also offers a powerful opportunity for creativity and self-expression. In this class, Angela Maloney will share her own work and that of other photographers, discussing the thought process and the process of creating the images. She will show how their photographs go beyond simply reproducing what was in front of the photographer, thereby showing the class how they...

Saturday Jun 10th, 12–2pm Eastern Time

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Natural Light Portrait Photography

Washington Photo Safari @ 1401 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231

Does natural light photography seem unnatural to you? Would you like to take creative portraits of friends and family, or add outdoor portraiture to your photography services? Maybe experiment with portraits that are a bit moody and artistic? Then this safari is right up your alley! Join portrait photographer Vickie Gray as she helps demystify the art of natural light portraiture. She will share tips and techniques for taking compelling, artistic...

Saturday Jun 24th, 3–5pm Eastern Time

Octopus Sea Garden

Artistic Artifacts @ 4750 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304

These little art quilts are very whimsical, and you’ll think you’re in the Octopus Garden just swimming around! Let Susan take you on an exploration of the undersea world of imagination... it’s colorful and fun to make all these 3-D elements, and then embroider the background with curls and swirls using lots of fun stitches. So if you’ve been wanting to explore more hand embroidery stitching and “Stumpwork” (3-D embroidery) this class...

Saturday Jul 22nd, 10:30am–4:30pm Eastern Time

$95

Indigo Dyeing

Artistic Artifacts @ 4750 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304

Class will take place in our warehouse and/or parking lot, and is limited to 8 students. Create a range of indigo-dyed fabrics to use in your art, garments and quilting, and/or dye garments, vintage linens, trims and more in these amazing shades of blue!  Bring your own natural fabrics (note that indigo will not work on synthetic fibers) such as silk, cotton, linen and rayon.  Include a variety of weights: thinner fabrics like gauze...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 10:30am–2:30pm Eastern Time

$75

Eco-Printing on Paper

Artistic Artifacts @ 4750 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304

Most Supplies Provided! “Let’s jump into something new eco-printing peoples! I have been experimenting over the past several months and I am so excited to share what I have learned with anyone interested in expanding their creative horizons,” writes Dyann.  This quick paced class with leave you with several sheets of paper that have been eco-printed with various botanicals and dye colors. How to use them in your art is totally up...

Saturday Aug 5th, 10:30am–4:30pm Eastern Time

$140
Half Day Private Digital Photography (DC) Deal

Half Day Private Digital Photography (DC)

Digital Photo Academy @ Cross Streets TBA, Washington, DC 20003

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a half day, 3 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field shoot that coincides with the photography goals of the student. The shoot can focus on Landscape,...

Thursday Jun 1st, 10am–1pm Eastern Time

Now:
$315
Was:
$350
All Day Private Digital Photography (DC) Deal

All Day Private Digital Photography (DC)

Digital Photo Academy @ Cross Streets TBA, Washington, DC 20003

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a full day, 6 hours of instruction to suit the needs of individual parties. Typically the session will last approximately, beginning with a discussion about the student’s specific camera equipment and photographic needs, then leading into an in-the-field shoot that coincides with the photography goals of the student. The shoot can focus on Landscape,...

Thursday Jun 1st, 10am–4pm Eastern Time

Now:
$540
Was:
$600

A Tiny Adventure: Let’s do Macro Photography

Washington Photo Safari @ 5200 Glover Rd NW, Washington, DC 20015

Macro photography is the art of making tiny things look big. You can do this by getting very close to your subject. One of the best reasons to take macros is to share a unique view of the world around us. Once you zoom in to the macro level, you might notice things you’ve never seen before. Textures, patterns, and other abstract elements may make beautiful compositions themselves. On this safari, we are going to learn how to use macro lenses...

Saturday Jun 3rd, 8–10am Eastern Time

Abstracts and Still Lifes Photo Safari

Washington Photo Safari @ 20009

See that wrinkled red leaf on the sidewalk? It’s a picture. See the cross-hatched shadows on the wall made by the fire escape railing? It’s a picture. See the abstract reflections in that yellow motorcycle’s gas tank? It’s a picture. See the colorful and zany patterns of color from that piece of mural art? How about that upside-down storefront reflected in the rear window of the SUV? It’s a picture, and pictures like this actually SELL!...

Saturday Jul 22nd, 2:30–4:30pm Eastern Time

EARLY Morning Architectural Photography Tour

Washington Photo Safari

EARLY Morning Architectural Photography Tour of Washington DC Washington, DC, the nation’s capital, is home to some of the most beautiful architecture in the country, both traditional and modern. The traditional architecture is rich in its symbolism of the nation’s history, and the city’s modern architecture draws upon the past as its creates unique new structures. On this 2 and 1/2 hour photo safari professional architectural photographer...

Saturday Sep 2nd, 8:30–10:30am Eastern Time

iPhone Photography - Getting Started

Capital Photography Center @ 4th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565

Learn to use the iPhone camera and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join us at the National Gallery of Art and tap into your creative side through mobile photography. Using our iPhone cameras, we’ll explore the Museum's offerings from abstract sculptures, colorful paintings and wall hangings, to the architecture of the building as well. We’ll find endless photographic...

Sunday Jun 11th, 10:15am–2:15pm Eastern Time

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