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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 Oct 21st, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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 Oct 19th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm

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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...

Tuesday Oct 15th, 10am - 1pm

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...

Thursday Oct 17th, 11am - 1pm

  (6 sessions)
$350

6 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

Photography Crash Course 2

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

You finally bought that new camera you’ve been wanting for so long. You learned the three fundamental settings—ISO, aperture, and shutter speed—in our Crash Course, Part 1. Now you’re wondering how to take your photography further and make the photos you envision really come to life. In this beginner photography class, we will build on what...

Sunday Oct 27th, 11am - 5pm

Seminar: Digital Camera

at PhotoManhattan - Brooklyn Heights 195 Montague St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

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 Oct 18th, 2:15pm - 4:15pm

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 Oct 19th, 11am - 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

Composition & Creative Photography

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

This 3-week course helps students improve the way they compose/frame an image. They will explore by, following useful composition guidelines that will help their creativity & understand the importance of surveying how to approach a scene before we photograph it. This class has been designed to present the students with visuals and understand...

Monday Oct 14th, 6pm - 8pm

  (3 sessions)
$230

3 sessions

The Camera: A Beginners' Guide

at PhotoManhattan - Brooklyn Heights 195 Montague St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

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...

Friday Oct 18th, 2:15pm - 5:15pm

  (3 sessions)
$299

3 sessions

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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

Basic Camera Course

at The Photography Workshops - Greenwich Village 611 Broadway Ste #713, 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 Oct 26th, 11am - 5pm

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...

Wednesday Oct 16th, 11am - 1pm

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 Nov 13th, 8:15pm - 10:15pm

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