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DSLR Photography Basics

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings. Today’s cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to beautiful photographs. Capturing the perfect portrait of a loved one, a fleeting moment leading to the winning goal, or a stunning travel photo takes practice and know-how. Learn how YOU, not the...

Saturday Mar 14th, 2:30pm - 6:30pm

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

at Washington Photo Safari - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20503

The Monuments and Memorials photo safari provides basic instruction on all aspects of travel photography, explains F-stops, shutter speeds, white balance, ISO settings, and reviews composition techniques for taking pictures of people and places. Learn how to use your camera in the field, not in a classroom on this DC photography tour! After a 45-minute...

Thursday Feb 27th, 9:40am - 1:10pm

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The Small Studio

at Capital Photography Center - Bethesda 5619 Oak Pl, Bethesda, Maryland 20817

Shooting in a studio provides a special opportunity to control light for portraits and full-body photography and is something that can be set up in the home. Learn what's involved to make a small studio and how to equip it with the right gear. Spend the morning with Professional Photographer Roy Sewall exploring his small studio that has helped him...

Saturday Mar 7th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

Take Your Photography To The Next Level

at Capital Photography Center - Bethesda 5619 Oak Pl, Bethesda, Maryland 20817

People always tell you your photos are great but in your mind, you know they could be better.  Perhaps you are entering competitions but not winning, or not winning as often as you’d like. You’re close but you need some guidance and direction on what to do to get your photography to the next level. Join Roy Sewall for an insightful presentation...

Tuesday Mar 10th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

All Day Private Digital Photography (DC) Deal

All Day Private Digital Photography (DC)

at Digital Photo Academy

Digital Photo Academy instructors are available to accommodate personal schedules and provide a full day, 7 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...

Wednesday Feb 26th, 10am - 4pm

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$436.50
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$485
Half Day Private Digital Photography (DC)
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Half Day Private Digital Photography (DC)

at Digital Photo Academy

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...

Wednesday Feb 26th, 10am - 1pm

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$270
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$300

Sunset and Moonrise Over The Capitol Columns

at Capital Photography Center - Arboretum At 24th & R Streets NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002

Sunset and Moonrise Over The Capitol Columns at the National Arboretum Join us for this exclusive and exciting opportunity to photograph the full moon rising over the lighted Capitol Columns. We’ll start the class by capturing the Capital Columns bathed in the warm golden light of late afternoon. Then after sunset, we'll see a beautifully colored...

Monday Mar 9th, 6pm - 8:15pm

Monuments at Night

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037

After giving an orientation on the basic techniques of nighttime photography, Instructor E. David Luria takes you to the most photogenic areas on the western end of the National Mall. We begin our DC at night photo tour along the Mall at the Lincoln Memorial with its majestic statue of President Lincoln. From there we walk along the Mall and visit...

Friday Feb 28th, 5:30pm - 8pm

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Master Your Digital Camera Controls (DC)

at Digital Photo Academy

This workshop will offer instruction for people who want to learn the ins and outs of their cameras. Improve your skills no matter which camera model you own! Take this Course if you: Just purchased a Digital SLR Camera/Point and shoot camera Want to learn to make simple and creative changes to your pictures using the functions of your camera...

Saturday Mar 7th, 9:30am - 10:30am

Now:
$63
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$70

External Flash Made Easy

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Learn how to get the most out of your external flash unit. The class will help you understand the modes and functions of your flash, as well as how aperture, shutter speed and ISO affect your flash photos. From adjusting the power of the flash to choosing how to position the flash, this class will help you become more skilled when using your external...

Sunday Mar 15th, 2:30pm - 6:30pm

Family and Children Photography

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

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...

Saturday Apr 18th, 1pm - 4pm

Spring at the Franciscan Monastery

at Capital Photography Center - Brookland 1400 Quincy St NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017

Enjoy a morning of nature and architecture at the Franciscan Monastery. In the spring their courtyard offers an incredible display of flower beds packed with tulips in a multitude of colors, along with other spring flowers. They offer opportunities for fine detail close-ups as well as dreamy artistic compositions. We will also explore the architecture...

Saturday Apr 4th, 7am - 10am

Photography As A Second Career

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

With careful planning, while you keep your day job, you CAN turn your hobby and your love of photography into a lucrative profession. Many people facing retirement, reduced pensions or job layoffs have successfully become full-time or part-time photographers, earning a significant income with their photo skills. This talk given by professional photographer...

Thursday Apr 23rd, 7pm - 10pm

Fieldwork - Photography Basics with Cherry Blossoms

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1501 Maine Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

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 Priority, Shutter Priority or Manual modes so now it’s time for some hands-on....

Saturday Mar 28th, 8:45am - 11:15am

Exploring Street Photography

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Street photography is very popular now more than ever because photographers have access to high quality cameras in mobile phones and smaller high resolution digital cameras. A camera’s ease of access and proliferation raises the issues of ethics and privacy in public places and the difference between a snapshot and a street photograph. This hands-on...

Sunday May 3rd, 2:30pm - 6:30pm

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