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Family and Children Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Capital Photography Center - Online Online, Washington, District of Columbia 00000

Photographing families and children can be both meaningful and artistically rewarding as well as financially beneficial. Family portraiture is a beautiful way to celebrate the gift of togetherness, strengthen relational bonds, build self-esteem in children, and document the family unit.  Whether photographing children for the family album or creating...

Sunday Mar 14th, 10am - 11am Eastern Time

Getting Started in Portraiture

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Capital Photography Center - Online Online, Washington, District of Columbia 00000

Portraiture is one of today’s most valued genres of photography. Whether it is a timeless portrait of a loved one or a headshot for the corporate world, portraiture is relevant across the broad spectrum of photography. Having the ability to take your own professional looking portraits can not only serve as a way to save some money on expensive...

Sunday Mar 21st, 2:30pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time

Composition in Nature

at Capital Photography Center - Laurel 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop, Laurel, Maryland 20708

In this course, you’ll learn the wide variety of compositions that can be discovered out in nature. From sweeping landscapes and intimate scenes to close ups and abstracts. With a creative eye, one can come home from an outing with unique images. Join Emily Carter Mitchell at the National Wildlife Refuge center and develop your artistic eye for...

Saturday Mar 13th, 8am - 11am Eastern Time

Painting with Light

at Capital Photography Center - Alexandria 2823 King St, Alexandria, Virginia 22302

Painting with light is an exciting and artistic way to portray your subject in a completely unique manner. Using the darkness as the backdrop, the photographer works like a painter using a flashlight to illuminate, highlight, and emphasize their subject. Using your own light source to illuminate the scene provides creativity in rendering your final...

Saturday Mar 20th, 7:15pm - 10pm Eastern Time

Creative Smartphone Photography Field Shoot

at Capital Photography Center - Penn Quarter 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

See the world in a new way with the camera that’s always with you, your Smartphone.  Enjoy capturing images on your phone on a photo walk that’s designed to spark creativity!  We begin outdoors at the National Portrait Gallery and then explore the surrounding Chinatown/Penn Quarter area with its quirky architecture and street scenes. ...

Sunday Apr 11th, 8:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

Waterfalls of The Patapsco Adventure

at Capital Photography Center - Arbutus 5120 South St, Arbutus, Maryland 21227

Patapsco Park offers over 16,000 acres over 32 miles along the Patapsco River and includes eight different recreational areas for a variety of outdoor activities. This adventure will bring us to a small section of this beautiful park and we’ll explore the hiking trails for some of the best highlights in the area. This class will focus on learning...

Saturday Apr 17th, 9:15am - 12:15pm Eastern Time

Getting Started in Flower and Garden Photography

at Capital Photography Center - Wheaton 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, Maryland 20902

Join instructor Lori Lankford for a beginner class on flower and garden photography.  Lori will give you an introduction to capturing beautiful close-up images in the garden. We will cover technical skills of close-up flower photography, exploring depth of field, light, and selective focus.  Lori will cover:  How to capture images in...

Sunday Apr 18th, 8am - 10:30am Eastern Time

National Zoo Field Shoot

at Capital Photography Center - Northwest Washington 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Join us for a morning at the National Zoo and learn tips for photographing animals. Whether you’re planning an African safari or just want to learn to take better photographs of the animals at the zoo or in your backyard, this class will help you capture more compelling images. Learn how to isolate subjects and effectively use available light...

Saturday Apr 24th, 8am - 11:30am Eastern Time

Horses in the Country

at Capital Photography Center

On a fresh spring day let’s enjoy the country life and horses in a rustic barn setting. Join Emily Mitchell at an exclusive historical estate filled with Maryland history and horses in the backdrop. You’ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with these noble beasts and capture their unique personalities. Photographing any pet or...

Saturday Apr 24th, 8am - 11am Eastern Time

Creative Close Up Photography in the Gardens

at Capital Photography Center - Alexandria 4603 Green Spring Rd, Alexandria, Virginia 22312

Join instructor Lori Lankford for Creative Close Up Photography in the Gardens. Lori will share creative techniques and tools to create more compelling images.  We will use the garden as our studio and explore close-up nature, flower, garden photography.  Lori will cover:  How to compose an image creatively in outdoor settings, ...

Sunday Apr 25th, 8:30am - 11am Eastern Time

Garden Photography - Storytelling In The Garden

at Capital Photography Center - Wheaton 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, Maryland 20902

Join instructor Lori Lankford for Garden Photography at Brookside Gardens. In this course we will explore how to create images that weave together to create a story of the garden.  The course will focus on capturing images using various technical skills, exploring depth of field, light, and selective focus. We will capture the small,...

Sunday May 2nd, 8am - 10:30am Eastern Time

Create Impressionistic Images in the Garden

at Capital Photography Center - Alexandria 4603 Green Spring Rd, Alexandria, Virginia 22312

Join instructor Lori Lankford for the course Create Impressionistic Images in the Garden at Brookside Gardens. Using the garden as our studio Lori will teach you how to create Monet-like impressionistic images.  We will explore camera techniques to create these beautiful images. How to use the light and composition to enhance our masterpieces....

Sunday May 16th, 8am - 10:30am Eastern Time

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$129

2 sessions

Getting Started in Bird Photography

at Capital Photography Center - Baltimore 1 Safari Pl At Safari Pl, Baltimore, Maryland 21217

Join us at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and learn how to photograph birds in the wild. Learn the concepts of digital photography, field skills and equipment needed capture our feathered friends.  Designed for the beginning/novice photographer, this course will get you well on your way in photographing nature and wildlife at its best. Learn some...

Sunday May 23rd, 9:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

Creative Garden Photography - Exploring Light

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20560

Join instructor Lori Lankford for Capturing Light In The Garden. In this course we will explore the beautiful late afternoon light in the garden.  We will review types of light, how to find and create bokeh, how to modify the light, and how to use light to enhance our images. Using 3 of the Smithsonian gardens as our studio, we’ll find...

Saturday Jun 5th, 4:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

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Photographic Composition – Essential Techniques

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Capital Photography Center - Online Online, Washington, District of Columbia 00000

This course is all about "seeing" stronger images and will help you develop your eye when composing your own photographs. The composition of a photograph is the single most important element a photographer uses to convey an artistic statement.   What’s included, excluded and the arrangement of elements within the frame are all part of...

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$120

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