Classes

2016, October 1: Moms With Cameras - Postponed- New date announced soon

2016, October 1:
Moms With Cameras - Postponed- New date announced soon

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Donna Vance
Spaces left: 14

Join us and learn how to capture all of your special memories from a Mom who understands just how priceless your moments can be.

This class is for anyone interested in learning more about their camera and photography to make those snapshots of their children really shine. It is perfect for beginners, but is also suited to hobbyists or enthusiasts who want to learn more, or want to conquer the things they struggle with when photographing their children.

Location: Falls Church (Dunn Loring area)

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2016, October 1: Countryside Wineries Photo Shoot

2016, October 1:
Countryside Wineries Photo Shoot

When: 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Sold out!

Join us for an afternoon of exploring vineyards in the Purcellville area in Virginia. Enjoy the picturesque location of these vineyards and explore photo opportunities from landscapes big and small, to delicate details of the grapes and their leaves.

2016, October 2: Fieldwork - Photography Basics at U.S. Botanical Gardens

2016, October 2:
Fieldwork - Photography Basics at U.S. Botanical Gardens

When: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 3

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.

Our location is the U.S. Botanical Gardens Conservatory which gives us plenty of photo opportunities to practice exposure settings and creative captures. Join us and come away with stronger skills for setting exposure and capturing exciting images that you’re proud to show off.

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2016, October 2: DSLR Photography Basics

2016, October 2:
DSLR Photography Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Sold out!

Digital SLR (Single Lens Reflex) cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control! Join Corey Hilz for an informative morning about all things SLR: exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

This class is also offered on on October 15 in Falls Church and October 30 in DC.

Also see the DSLR Photography Basics classes offered in Leesburg on these weekend dates; October 23November 20December 11 and on these weekday evenings; October 18November 10December 6.

Location: Falls Church

2016, October 6: Getting Started in Event Photography

2016, October 6:
Getting Started in Event Photography

When: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 9

Are you the person they turn to in the office when there is a birthday party, an awards ceremony, a visit by the Chairman of the Board. Why?  Because you are the ONLY person who knows how to operate the office camera!  So bring your camera (or the office camera), plus all your lenses and your flash unit and join us on a special safari that will train you to take more professional pictures of office events AND will help you turn those pictures into images that tell a STORY to make your PR Director happy.

Location: DC

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2016, October 12: Continued Learning and Image Review For Beginners

2016, October 12:
Continued Learning and Image Review For Beginners

When: 7:30 PM -9:30 PM
Price: $49.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar, Corey Hilz and Christina Ascani
Spaces left: 8

Join us monthly on a Wednesday evening for an image review as well as informative session covering camera, photography and editing tips.  

The purpose of these sessions is to give beginning photographers the opportunity to continue learning. It’s a fun way to mix with other aspiring photographers to continue developing your photo skills in a relaxed and informal setting.

Get your questions answered, get advice on a variety of topics (including gear recommendations), learn to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your images, and pick up some tips and techniques to help you either in the field photographing or at the computer organizing or editing.

This month’s session includes Instructor Corey Hilz joining us for the evening. Corey will give a short photography talk and then join in the image review with Christina. 

This class is also offered on November 16 and December 7.

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2016, October 15: Lightroom In A Day

2016, October 15:
Lightroom In A Day

When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $149.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 5

Learn Lightroom in a day with instructor Corey Hilz. We'll look at the 2 most powerful modules, the Library and the Develop Modules.

This class is also offered November 19 and December 10.

Location: DC

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2016, October 15: DSLR Photography Basics

2016, October 15:
DSLR Photography Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 5

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Marie Joabar for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

This class is also offered on October 30 in DCNovember 5 in Falls Church, November 13 in DC, and December 4 in DC.

Also see the DSLR Photography Basics classes offered in Leesburg on these weekend dates; October 23November 20December 11 and on these weekday evenings; October 18November 10December 6.

Location: Falls Church

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2016, October 16: Birds of Prey Field Shoot

2016, October 16:
Birds of Prey Field Shoot

When: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Price: $104.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell and Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 7

Strong grasping feet equipped with sharp talons, a hooked upper beak, and excellent binocular vision are the features that qualify eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, and even vultures as raptors, or birds of prey.  These beautiful creatures are amazing to watch let alone photograph.

Participants will have the opportunity to photograph these magnificent raptors including several owls, falcons and hawks.

This class is also offered on October 22.

Location: Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria

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2016, October 16: Photoshop For Photographers

2016, October 16:
Photoshop For Photographers

When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $189.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 12

Join Corey Hilz for a full day of hands on Photoshop training geared towards the new, or limited experience Photoshop user. 

The class begins with an introduction to the Photoshop workspace and then explores techniques that only Photoshop offers, such as layers, masks, selections and creating composites.  Photoshop's most exciting techniques require the use of layers so ample time is spent explaining how they operate and why you would want to use them.

Location: DC

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2016, October 16: Fieldwork - Photography Basics At Dumbarton Oaks Gardens

2016, October 16:
Fieldwork - Photography Basics At Dumbarton Oaks Gardens

When: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 6

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.

Our location at the beautiful gardens of Dumbarton Oaks gives us plenty of photo opportunities to practice exposure settings and creative captures. Join us and come away with stronger skills for setting exposure and capturing exciting images that you’re proud to show off.

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2016, October 18: DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

2016, October 18:
DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

When: 6:15 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 13

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Marie Joabar for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

This class in Leesburg is also offered on November 10 and December 6.

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2016, October 22: Birds of Prey Field Shoot

2016, October 22:
Birds of Prey Field Shoot

When: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Price: $104.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell and Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 8

Strong grasping feet equipped with sharp talons, a hooked upper beak, and excellent binocular vision are the features that qualify eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, and even vultures as raptors, or birds of prey.  These beautiful creatures are amazing to watch let alone photograph.

Participants will have the opportunity to photograph these magnificent raptors including several owls, falcons and hawks.

Location: Huntley Meadows Park in Alexandria

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2016, October 22: The Small Studio

2016, October 22:
The Small Studio

When: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Price: $195.00
Instructor: Roy Sewall
Spaces left: 3

Shooting in a studio provides a special opportunity to control light for portraits and full-body photography and is something that can easily 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 which has helped him create some truly unique photographs of people.

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2016, October 22: Street Photography at DC’s Monuments: The Photojournalist’s Approach

2016, October 22:
Street Photography at DC’s Monuments:
The Photojournalist’s Approach

When: 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Price: $129.00
Spaces left: 6

A photojournalist is a visual storyteller.  And as such, we tell stories with a series of photos and one photo at a time. Join this new safari in street photography and we are honored to have it taught by a Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalist, Essdras Suarez. The goal of this new photo safari is not only to help you make better images but to also help you tell stories with your images, thus creating more intricate and complex images.

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2016, October 22: Historic Waterford Field Shoot

2016, October 22:
Historic Waterford Field Shoot

When: 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Price: $104.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Sold out!

Spend the afternoon in the historic village of Waterford, Virginia, a National Historic Landmark. This quaint town in Loudoun County is located along Catoctin Creek and offers many photo opportunities, from historic homes and buildings, to beautifullly landscaped gardens and even an old church and a mill.

Through special access, we'll also have the unique opportunity to step back in time and photograph in the Second Street School, a one-room school house complete with late 1800's period props.

Fee includes a donation to the Historic Waterford Foundation.

2016, October 22: Tidal Basin at Night

2016, October 22:
Tidal Basin at Night

When: 6:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 10

Practice your nighttime photography skills  at the Tidal Basin, capturing the illuminated Jefferson Memorial , the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial , the downtown DC skyline the Washington Monument at twilight reflected in the Tidal Basin,  and the  lighting  on the inlays of the Civilian Conservation Corps display at the FDR Memorial, and the powerful statue of FDR himself.

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2016, October 23: Autumn In The Mountains Adventure

2016, October 23:
Autumn In The Mountains Adventure

When: 8:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Price: $84.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell
Spaces left: 7

Join us for an “Adventure” hike in Cunningham Falls State Park, home of Maryland’s highest cascading waterfall. Boasting 78 feet tall, the falls are easily reached by a short hike and the autumn colors will enhance its beauty.  Expand your creative nature photography by getting off the beaten track and find the hidden treasures on the trail.

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2016, October 23: DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

2016, October 23:
DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

When: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 12

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Marie Joabar for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

This class in Leesburg is also offered on November 20 and December 11.

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2016, October 23: Shooting On The Sidelines In LEESBURG

2016, October 23:
Shooting On The Sidelines In LEESBURG

When: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 4

Learn how to capture the fast pace of soccer (or any field sport for that matter) shooting on the sidelines at the practice sessions of the Loudoun Soccer club. 

We’ll review camera and exposure settings for capturing fast action sports, lighting challenges, tips on framing the shot and more! 

This class in Leesburg is also offered on November 20 and December 11.

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2016: October 27: 3 Session Critique for Intermediate Photographers

2016:
October 27:
3 Session Critique for Intermediate Photographers

When: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: Roy Sewall
Spaces left: 6

Most photographers yearn for thoughtful and constructive observations about their work but find that friends and associates are reluctant to say much for fear of hurting their feelings, or are not able to articulate an image’s strengths and weaknesses. Professional critiques are in invaluable source of constructive observations and recommendations. One also needs to know how to make suggested improvements to photos.

Join Roy Sewall for three 2.5-hour evening sessions on October 27 (Thurs), November 22 (Tues) December 8 (Thurs) and take your photography to the next level.

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2016, October 29: The Lightroom Library In Depth

2016, October 29:
The Lightroom Library In Depth

When: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Price: $149.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 8

Lightroom is the industry standard for amateurs and professional photographers alike for organizing and editing our images. At the heart of this powerful image management program lies the Library Module where we import, organize, sort, rate and tag our images.

Spend a day with Marie Joabar learning the Library Module in-depth covering the various options for importing images into your catalog to exporting images and everything in between, allowing you to set up and understand a system that keeps your images organized and easy to find. 

Participants of this class might enjoy the Lightroom Develop Module In Depth class on November 12 in Falls Church.

Location: DC

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2016, October 29: College Sports - On the Sidelines at A.U.

2016, October 29:
College Sports - On the Sidelines at A.U.

When: 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Price: $160.00
Instructor: Mitchell Layton
Spaces left: 3

Join Mitchell Layton and spend a day shooting NCAA Division 1 women's Field Hockey and Volleyball at American University.  Learn what it takes to be a Pro Sports Photographer and the dynamics of shooting college sports. 

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2016, October 29: Library of Congress Photo Safari

2016, October 29:
Library of Congress Photo Safari

When: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 9

​Join instructor E. David Luria, at one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation’s capital, ​the Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress.  We’ll photograph its ornate interiors and grand staircases as the afternoon sun falls on the exterior and spills into the Great Hall interior. 

At each point on the safari, tips on low-light and mixed-light photography, taking pictures of the vaulting ceilings in the Great Hall, and how to use wide-angle lenses to maintain straight verticals will be discussed as well as techniques of composition, exposure and lighting.

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2016, October 30: Scenic Annapolis Harbor

2016, October 30:
Scenic Annapolis Harbor

When: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 5

​Spend the morning in historic Annapolis with Karen Messick and photograph all that it has to offer. There are countless opportunities for illustrious street shots, magnificent boats, abstract reflections in the harbor, nautical captures of ropes, flags and ships details and more in Annapolis, Maryland’s Capitol. 

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2016, October 30: DSLR Photography Basics

2016, October 30:
DSLR Photography Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 7

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Marie Joabar for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

This class is also offered on November 5 in Falls ChurchNovember 13 in DC, and December 4 in DC.

Also see the DSLR Photography Basics classes offered in Leesburg on these weekend dates; November 20 and December 11 and on these weekday evenings; November 10 and December 6.

Location: DC

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2016, October 30: National Cathedral “An Insider’s View” Photo Safari

2016, October 30:
National Cathedral “An Insider’s View” Photo Safari

When: 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Price: $109.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 6

One of the most beautiful churches in Washington DC. The Washington National Cathedral took 90 years to build and offers great opportunities for exterior and interior architectural photography. We’ll teach you how (and how not) to photograph stained glass windows and church interiors without flash. Enjoy the opportunity to photograph on a guided tour to locations inside the Cathedral not open to the public.

This class WILL sell out, sign up early!

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2016, October 30: Natural Light Portraiture

2016, October 30:
Natural Light Portraiture

When: 2:45pm - 5:45pm
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Erika Nizborski
Spaces left: 3

Jump start your career as a portrait photographer and learn the essentials of using natural light and posing techniques. Part presentation and part hands-on, participants will come away with a solid foundation on positioning their subjects and using and modifying natural light to enhance them.

Location: DC

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2016, November 3: Creative Techniques

2016, November 3:
Creative Techniques

When: 7:00 PM -9:30 PM
Price: $64.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 7

Learn about an assortment of techniques that you can use to expand your photography skills. Topics include panning, subject motion, multiple exposures, shooting through, overlays, texture blending, light painting, star trails and focus stacking.

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2016, November 5: DSLR Photography Basics

2016, November 5:
DSLR Photography Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 15

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Marie Joabar for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

This class is also offered on November 13 in DC, and December 4 in DC.

Also see the DSLR Photography Basics classes offered in Leesburg on these weekend dates; November 20 and December 11 and on these weekday evenings; November 10 and December 6.

Location: Falls Church

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2016, November 5: Fieldwork - Photography Basics - Late Afternoon On The Mall

2016, November 5:
Fieldwork - Photography Basics - Late Afternoon On The Mall

When: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 6

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.

We'll photograph in the area around the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial where we’ll find plenty of photo opportunities from architecture, statues, fountains, street scenes and more in the late afternoon light thru to the beautiful royal blue sky of civil twilight.

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2016, November 6: iPhone Photography - Getting Started With Apps In LEESBURG

2016, November 6:
iPhone Photography - Getting Started With Apps In LEESBURG

When: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 8

Learn to capture fun and amazing images with the camera that’s always with you, the iPhone. Whether you’re photographing family & friends, fast action sports or relaxing vacation shots, we’ll explore some exciting apps to make the most of our iPhone images. We’ll also learn to use some popular editing apps to tap into our creative side.

This class in Leesburg is also offered on December 10.

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2016, November 6: Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Photo Safari

2016, November 6:
Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Photo Safari

When: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 8

Hidden in upper northwest Washington DC is another architectural gem: The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

Join instructor E. David Luria as you photograph the ornate interior and its extraordinary iconography from the nave level and also from the choir loft. This safari will be a great opportunity to enrich your own architectural portfolio, while training you to photograph religious institutions in your travels to  other parts of the world.

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2016, November 10: DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

2016, November 10:
DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

When: 6:15 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 16

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Marie Joabar for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

This class in Leesburg is also offered on December 6.

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2016, November 12: The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

2016, November 12:
The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

When: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Price: $149.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 6

Designed exclusively for photographers, the Adobe Lightroom Develop Module offers incredible tools for editing our digital images. Join Marie Joabar as she provides in-depth explanations of these tools and shows you various ways to edit your photos whether you shoot Raw or JPEG.

Participants of this class might enjoy the Lightroom Library In Depth class on October 29 in DC.

Location: Falls Church

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2016, November 13: DSLR Photography Basics

2016, November 13:
DSLR Photography Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 12

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Corey Hilz for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

This class is also offered on December 4 in DC.

Also see the DSLR Photography Basics classes offered in Leesburg on these weekend dates; November 20 and December 11 and on these weekday evenings; December 6.

Location: DC

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2016, November 13: iPhone Photography, Getting Started - At the National Portrait Gallery

2016, November 13:
iPhone Photography, Getting Started - At the National Portrait Gallery

When: 11:45 AM - 3:45 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 10

Join Karen Messick at National Portrait Gallery for an afternoon of  “iPhoneography!”  Learn how to use various iPhone apps to capture abstract sculptures, colorful paintings and wall hangings, as well as the architecture of the building and the impressive Kogod courtyard.

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2016, November 13: Getting Started In Food Photography

2016, November 13:
Getting Started In Food Photography

When: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Price: $109.00
Instructor: Renee Comet
Spaces left: 11

Join us at Renee Comet’s professional studio as she offers her tips and techniques for getting started in food photography. 

Renee will share her creative process in an image rich presentation and will discuss the technical details, equipment basics and creative aspects to consider to help you develop your own vision.

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2016, November 13: Wacom Tablets - Powerful Tools for Photo Editing

2016, November 13:
Wacom Tablets - Powerful Tools for Photo Editing

When: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $64.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 9

Learn how to maximize the use your Wacom tablet for photo editing. We will cover everything from basic functions to custom buttons and features.

Location: DC

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2016, November 13: Union Station Reborn Photo Safari

2016, November 13:
Union Station Reborn Photo Safari

When: 2:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 12

Hooray! Union Station has finished its 5- year multimillion dollar cleanup and renovation program after the 2011 earthquake, all the scaffolding and wraps are gone, the place looks beautiful! And it is a paradise for architectural photographers! So we have designed this Safari for intermediate to advanced photographers with super wide and/or fisheye lenses

Join us and capture great shots in color or black and white, swirling lines of the staircases, colorful murals in the food court, and the nice aerial views of the entire Main Hall from an upper level, plus close-ups of architectural detail in the station.

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2016, November 16: Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam

2016, November 16:
Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam

When: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell
Spaces left: 5

WEEKDAY OFFERING

During the wintering months between November and January, a large number of Bald Eagles are known to gather on the Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam. There are many wonderful spots along the dam to view and photograph the eagles

Suitable for photographers of all levels, this class will offer plenty of opportunity to work on capturing birds in flight, creating a story with your images, setting proper exposure for changing conditions, and learning about bird behavior.

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2016, November 16: Continued Learning and Image Review For Beginners

2016, November 16:
Continued Learning and Image Review For Beginners

When: 7:30 PM -9:30 PM
Price: $49.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar and Christina Ascani
Spaces left: 10

Join us monthly on a Wednesday evening for an image review as well as informative session covering camera, photography and editing tips.  

The purpose of these sessions is to give beginning photographers the opportunity to continue learning. It’s a fun way to mix with other aspiring photographers to continue developing your photo skills in a relaxed and informal setting.

Get your questions answered, get advice on a variety of topics (including gear recommendations), learn to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your images, and pick up some tips and techniques to help you either in the field photographing or at the computer organizing or editing.

This class is also offered on December 7.

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2016, November 19: Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam

2016, November 19:
Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam

When: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell
Sold out!

During the wintering months between November and January, a large number of Bald Eagles are known to gather on the Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam. There are many wonderful spots along the dam to view and photograph the eagles

Suitable for photographers of all levels, this class will offer plenty of opportunity to work on capturing birds in flight, creating a story with your images, setting proper exposure for changing conditions, and learning about bird behavior.

This class is also offered on December 3.

2016, November 19: Lightroom In A Day

2016, November 19:
Lightroom In A Day

When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $149.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 12

Learn Lightroom in a day with instructor Corey Hilz. We'll look at the 2 most powerful modules, the Library and the Develop Modules.

This class is also offered on December 10.

Location: DC

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2016, November 20: DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

2016, November 20:
DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

When: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 11

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Corey Hilz for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

This class in Leesburg is also offered on December 11.

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2016, November 20: Shooting On The Sidelines In LEESBURG

2016, November 20:
Shooting On The Sidelines In LEESBURG

When: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 7

Learn how to capture the fast pace of soccer (or any field sport for that matter) shooting on the sidelines at the practice sessions of the Loudoun Soccer club. 

We’ll review camera and exposure settings for capturing fast action sports, lighting challenges, tips on framing the shot and more! 

This class in Leesburg is also offered on December 11.

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2016, December 3: Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam

2016, December 3:
Bald Eagles at Conowingo Dam

When: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell
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During the wintering months between November and January, a large number of Bald Eagles are known to gather on the Susquehanna River at Conowingo Dam. There are many wonderful spots along the dam to view and photograph the eagles

Suitable for photographers of all levels, this class will offer plenty of opportunity to work on capturing birds in flight, creating a story with your images, setting proper exposure for changing conditions, and learning about bird behavior.

2016, December 3: External Flash Made Easy

2016, December 3:
External Flash Made Easy

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 9

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 flash unit.

Location: DC

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2016, December 4: DSLR Photography Basics

2016, December 4:
DSLR Photography Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 12

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Marie Joabar for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

 

Also see the DSLR Photography Basics classes offered on December 6.

Location: DC

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2016, December 6: DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

2016, December 6:
DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

When: 6:15 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 12

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Corey Hilz for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

Location: Leesburg

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2016, December 7: Continued Learning and Image Review For Beginners

2016, December 7:
Continued Learning and Image Review For Beginners

When: 7:30 PM -9:30 PM
Price: $49.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar, Corey Hilz and Christina Ascani
Spaces left: 10

Join us monthly on a Wednesday evening for an image review as well as informative session covering camera, photography and editing tips.  

The purpose of these sessions is to give beginning photographers the opportunity to continue learning. It’s a fun way to mix with other aspiring photographers to continue developing your photo skills in a relaxed and informal setting.

Get your questions answered, get advice on a variety of topics (including gear recommendations), learn to identify the strengths and weaknesses in your images, and pick up some tips and techniques to help you either in the field photographing or at the computer organizing or editing.

This month’s session includes Instructor Corey Hilz joining us for the evening. Corey will give a short photography talk and then join in the image review with Christina. 

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2016, December 10: iPhone Photography - Getting Started With Apps In LEESBURG

2016, December 10:
iPhone Photography - Getting Started With Apps In LEESBURG

When: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 10

Learn to capture fun and amazing images with the camera that’s always with you, the iPhone. Whether you’re photographing family & friends, fast action sports or relaxing vacation shots, we’ll explore some exciting apps to make the most of our iPhone images. We’ll also learn to use some popular editing apps to tap into our creative side.

Location: Leesburg

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2016, December 11: DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

2016, December 11:
DSLR Photography Basics In LEESBURG

When: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 15

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings.

Todays digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to wonderful photographs and understanding the exposure settings allows you, not the camera, to craft the photo you envision. Take your camera off of Auto and take control!  Join Marie Joabar for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

Location: Leesburg

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2016, December 11: Shooting On The Sidelines In LEESBURG

2016, December 11:
Shooting On The Sidelines In LEESBURG

When: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 8

Learn how to capture the fast pace of soccer (or any field sport for that matter) shooting on the sidelines at the practice sessions of the Loudoun Soccer club. 

We’ll review camera and exposure settings for capturing fast action sports, lighting challenges, tips on framing the shot and more! 

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Remaining Balance 3 Month Critique

When: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Price: $148.00
Spaces left: 5

Remaining Balance Payment  for 3 Session Critique for Intermediate Photographers on October 27, November 22 and December 8.

The fee is $74 per session. A deposit of $74 is paid when registering and the remaining balance of $148 is to be paid here.  This should be paid 5 days prior to the first session which is Ocober 22.
To find out more or to register for the Session, click HERE.

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Class Cancellation Policy: Full credit towards another class (less a $20 processing fee) will be given if cancellation notice is given more than 5 business days from the scheduled class. If there is no cancellation notice, or if it is given 5 business days or less, no credit or refund will be given. Changes to reschedule a class will incur a $20 processing fee. Changes to reschedule a class will incur the full charge if notice is given less than 5 days prior to the class. If Capital Photography Center cancels or postpones a class due to weather or low enrollment, you can choose a full refund or a credit towards a future class.

Questions can be directed to Marie Joabar info@capitalphotographycenter.com.