Classes

2014, December 20: Monuments and Memorials, Half Day

2014, December 20:
Monuments and Memorials, Half Day

When: 9:40 AM - 1:15 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 7

Learn how to take great pictures BEFORE you go on that expensive trip! Join Instructor E. David Luria as he takes you to some of DC’s most popular attractions: White House, Lafayette Park, the Einstein, Lincoln, Korea, and Vietnam Three Servicemen Memorials, and finally to Union Station, where you learn to make all the moving people DISAPPEAR!

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2014, December 20: Sports Photography - Hoyas Basketball vs Charlotte

2014, December 20:
Sports Photography - Hoyas Basketball vs Charlotte

When: 10:00 AM - Approximately 2:00 PM
Price: $325.00
Instructor: Mitchell Layton
Sold out!

Join Pro Sports Photographer Mitchell Layton and enjoy shooting the Georgetown vs. Charlotte game. Here’s your chance to shoot college basketball courtside using arena strobe lighting.

2014, December 20: Shooting The Lights at Night

2014, December 20:
Shooting The Lights at Night

When: 3:45PM - 6:45PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 3

Location: Shirlington

Add another dimension to your photographic skill set!  Night photography is an exciting genre made easier with the use of the modern digital camera. Shirlington Village is beautifully decorated during the Holiday Seasons as is a special treat to photograph. Join instructor Tim Cooper for an exciting presentation on creating dramatic night time imagery followed by hands-on shooting in Shirlington.

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2014, December 21: Holiday Scenes at the U.S. Capitol

2014, December 21:
Holiday Scenes at the U.S. Capitol

When: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 5

Join Tim Cooper at this special holiday themed class to photograph the Capitol Christmas tree and the area around the Capitol building in the late afternoon light, at twilight and into the night.

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2014, December 21: iPhone Photography - Getting Started at Historic Union Station

2014, December 21:
iPhone Photography - Getting Started at Historic Union Station

When: 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 2

​Join Karen Messick at Historic Union Station for an afternoon of  “iPhoneography!”  We’ll learn how to use various iPhone apps indoors and outdoors to capture the iconic columns, chiseled inscriptions and Union Station’s neoclassical facade all decked out in holiday decorations.

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2014, December 29: Garden of Lights at the Mormon Temple Photo Safari

2014, December 29:
Garden of Lights at the Mormon Temple Photo Safari

When: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Price: $74.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 8

​The Mormon Temple in Kensington, MD puts on a spectacular display of lights during the holiday season. These lights and the unique architecture of the Temple itself at night make for great photography.

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2014, December 31: Monuments and Memorials, Half Day

2014, December 31:
Monuments and Memorials, Half Day

When: 9:40 AM - 1:15 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 10

Learn how to take great pictures BEFORE you go on that expensive trip! Join Instructor E. David Luria as he takes you to some of DC’s most popular attractions: White House, Lafayette Park, the Einstein, Lincoln, Korea, and Vietnam Three Servicemen Memorials, and finally to Union Station, where you learn to make all the moving people DISAPPEAR!

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2015, January 6: Sports Photography - Georgetown Basketball vs Marquette

2015, January 6:
Sports Photography - Georgetown Basketball vs Marquette

When: 5:00 PM - Approximately 9:00 PM
Price: $325.00
Instructor: Mitchell Layton
Spaces left: 2

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Join Pro Sports Photographer Mitchell Layton and enjoy shooting the Georgetown Hoyas vs. Marquette Golden Eagles game. Here’s your chance to shoot college basketball courtside using arena strobe lighting.

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2015, January 7, 14, 21: Photography Basics (3 Sessions)

2015, January 7, 14, 21:
Photography Basics (3 Sessions)

When: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $189.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 8

Take your camera off Auto and take control! This class is designed for those who want to better understand the most important camera settings and how to set exposure manually to capture dramatic and engaging photos.

Location: VisArts of Rockville

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2015, January 11: SLR Photography - The Basics

2015, January 11:
SLR Photography - The Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 4

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 Marie Joabar for an informative afternoon about all things SLR: exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

Location: Merrifeild / Dunn Loring area

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2015, January 11: St Matthews Cathedral Photo Safari

2015, January 11:
St Matthews Cathedral Photo Safari

When: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Sold out!

This class is SOLD OUT. Please see the January 11 Clearing of the Nave at the National Cathedral or the March 1 National Cathedral - An Insider's View Photo Safaris.  

Beautiful St Matthews Cathedral offers incredible picture-taking opportunities. With special permission from the Cathedral Staff, we are pleased to offer an exclusive photo Safari that takes you inside this spectacular Cathedral, teaching you how to photograph church interiors without flash and how to photograph its stained glass windows.

2015, January 14: Clearing of the Nave II - A Special Access Safari At Washington National Cathedral

2015, January 14:
Clearing of the Nave II - A Special Access Safari At Washington National Cathedral

When: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 8

For a brief period of time in January, the Washington National Cathedral is removing all of the chairs out of its Nave (just the center section, not the side aisles). It will be a beautiful and rare chance to explore the Cathedral and to capture some pretty special photographs.

We will have just 12 spaces available for this event on Wednesday morning, January 14, from 8:30 am to 11 am.  This will give us 90 minutes of photographic access before the building is open to the public, plus another hour to explore other areas of the Church and the exterior as well. 

Fee includes $25 donation to Friends of the National Cathedral.

This WILL sell out, sign up early!

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2015, January 17: Introduction To Lightroom - The Library

2015, January 17:
Introduction To Lightroom - The Library

When: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Price: $159.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 10

Location: Merrifield / Dunn Loring area

At the heart of the Lightroom program lies the Library Module where we import, view, organize, and sort our images. Spend a day with professional photographer, author, and Adobe Beta Tester, Tim Cooper as he demystifies this powerful image management tool.   This in-depth, hands on class covers the essential aspects of Lightroom allowing you to set up and understand a system that keeps your images organized and easy to find.

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2015, January 17: B&O Railroad Museum

2015, January 17:
B&O Railroad Museum

When: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 7

​Expand your portfolio while creating artistic images of Historic Trains in the Baltimore Round House Train Museum, outside on the train depot and in the restoration building. Get out of program mode and begin to meter manually. Learn how to make creative exposures with selective focus and aperture selection. Understand how to meter light and capture the best exposure possible.

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2015, January 18: iPhone Photography, Getting Started - At the National Building Museum

2015, January 18:
iPhone Photography, Getting Started - At the National Building Museum

When: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 9

​Join Karen Messick at National Building Museum for an afternoon of  “iPhoneography!”  Learn how to use various iPhone apps to capture the impressive architecture and design of the building, the open archways, the iconic Corinthian columns and children & families enjoying the Great Hall.

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2015, January 18: National Airport Photo Safari

2015, January 18:
National Airport Photo Safari

When: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 6

The huge picture windows, the Jeffersonian-style arching domes, and the built-in artwork of architect Cesar Pelli’s $300 million Terminal B/C at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport provide many opportunities for good exterior and interior architectural photography.

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2015, January 20: Perfect Exposure For Digital Photography, The Zone System of Metering

2015, January 20:
Perfect Exposure For Digital Photography, The Zone System of Metering

When: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 13

​​Location: Shirlington

The advent of instant image review on modern cameras has been both a blessing and a curse for today’s photographers.  They have made it easier to go home with correct exposures but harder to actually learn the craft of photography.  Join Professional Photographer Tim Cooper as he explains the practice and benefits of Zone System Metering with modern digital SLRs.

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2015, January 27: Take Your Photography To The Next Level

2015, January 27:
Take Your Photography To The Next Level

When: 7:30 PM -9:30 PM
Price: $64.00
Instructor: Roy Sewall
Spaces left: 16

Location: VisArts of Rockville

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 on how to do just that.

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2015, January 28: The Business of Wedding Photography

2015, January 28:
The Business of Wedding Photography

When: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Moshe Zusman
Spaces left: 9

​This high energy class will start you on the path toward developing a wedding photography business the right way.  Learn how and where to invest your time and capital building a foundation for success, including branding, marketing, pricing, and more!

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2015, Fundamentals of Macro Photography: 3 Sessions - 1/29, 2/8 and 2/12

2015, Fundamentals of Macro Photography:
3 Sessions - 1/29, 2/8 and 2/12

When: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $189.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 7

Join Professional Photographer Tim Cooper as he introduces you to the world of Macro Photography in this 3 part series.

In the classroom and hands-on at the US Botanical Gardens you'll learn the fundamentals including macro equipment options, focusing for maximum sharpness, depth of field, soft focus techniques, double exposure techniques, modifying the light for macro, composition considerations and much more.  

All sessions are in DC.

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2015, January 31: NEW & IMPROVED Introduction to Photoshop

2015, January 31:
NEW & IMPROVED Introduction to Photoshop

When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $189.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 2

​Location: DC

Although this program is powerful enough for the pros, it offers many options and opportunities for the digital enthusiast.  Join Photoshop Author, Tim Cooper for a full day of hands on Photoshop training geared towards the new, or limited experience Photoshop user.   

Tim begins the class with an introduction to the Photoshop Workspace and then explores techniques that only Photoshop offers, such as selections, layers and creating composites. Tim also gives an overview of how images travel between Lightroom and Photoshop.  Some crossover exists between the two programs, so Tim reviews what should be accomplished in Lightroom and when and why to work in Photoshop. 

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2015, February 4, 11, 18: Photography Basics - 3 Sessions

2015, February 4, 11, 18:
Photography Basics - 3 Sessions

When: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $189.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 11

Location: Shirlington (Arlington, VA)

Have you been bitten by the photography bug?  If you are you ready to move beyond the point and shoot aspect of your digital camera, then this class is for you!  Join Professional Photographer Tim Cooper as he introduces you to the magic world of photography and helps you build a solid foundation in the fundamentals.

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2015 February 5: Photography As A Second Career

2015 February 5:
Photography As A Second Career

When: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Price: $84.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 15

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 significant income with their photo skills.

We'll explore ways to make a successful transition looking at such options as shooting for stock, events, weddings, portraits, sports,  food, pets and more.

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2015, February 7: The Lightroom Develop Module

2015, February 7:
The Lightroom Develop Module

When: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Price: $159.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 13

Location: Merrifield / Dunn Loring area

Join professional photographer Tim Cooper as he provides in-depth explanations of the tools inside Lightroom’s Develop Module.  This class provides more than just a cursory explanation of the various sliders.  Here, Tim discusses what constitutes a good photograph and shows you the various ways to produce them. Whether you shoot Raw or Jpeg, Lightroom’s Develop module provides the platform to make each image the best it can be.    

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2015, February 8: SLR Photography - The Basics

2015, February 8:
SLR Photography - The Basics

When: 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 14

Location: VisArts of Rockville

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 Marie Joabar for an informative afternoon about all things SLR: exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

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2015, February 8: Backup Strategies for Today’s Digital Photographer

2015, February 8:
Backup Strategies for Today’s Digital Photographer

When: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: Ed Palaszynski
Spaces left: 11

Location: VisArts of Rockville

Understanding your options for incorporating backup strategies in your work flow is invaluable in keeping your photographs safe. ​Join Ed Palaszynski for an in-depth discussion and demo on best practices and strategies to keep your files safe for you and for future generations.

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2015, February 14: Demystifying Off-Camera Flash

2015, February 14:
Demystifying Off-Camera Flash

When: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Price: $169.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 12

Location: Vis Arts of Rockville

Dynamic Lighting - It’s the one essential ingredient to all photography. This hands-on class is designed for beginners and will demystify both the automatic and manual operation of your off camera flash.  Don’t miss the chance to learn the basic and advanced uses of this essential tool from pro-photographer Tim Cooper.

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2015, February 15: Introduction To Lightroom - The Library

2015, February 15:
Introduction To Lightroom - The Library

When: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $159.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 13

Location: VisArts of Rockville

At the heart of the Lightroom program lies the Library Module where we import, view, organize, and sort our images. Spend a day with professional photographer, author, and Adobe Beta Tester, Tim Cooper as he demystifies this powerful image management tool.   This in-depth, hands on class covers the essential aspects of Lightroom allowing you to set up and understand a system that keeps your images organized and easy to find.

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2015, February 19: Shedding Light on the Wedding Venue

2015, February 19:
Shedding Light on the Wedding Venue

When: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $169.00
Instructor: Moshe Zusman
Spaces left: 13

New pricing, now just $169.

Whether you need to brush up on your techniques, or learn new ones, we’ll be able to help you demystify the dreaded dark wedding reception. Never settle for bright white faces and backgrounds without detail again. We’ll cover the equipment and setup needed to achieve consistent lighting, types and use of radio triggers, how to balance color temperature of ambient versus artificial light, application and use of gels and more.

We’ll show you how you can get the shots you want - every time!

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2015, February 21: Fieldwork - Photography Basics at the National Building Museum

2015, February 21:
Fieldwork - Photography Basics at the National Building Museum

When: 10:00 AM - 12:30 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.

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2015, February 21: Real Estate and Architectural Photography

2015, February 21:
Real Estate and Architectural Photography

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

Good pictures sell houses and condominiums via the web, or in brochures and publications. This class, designed for people wishing to photograph their own homes or real state agents shooting listed properties, is taught by professional architectural photographer, E. David Luria, and will take place in a private home, providing hands-on training in exterior and interior architectural photography.

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2015, February 28: Creative Flower Photography at Baltimore Conservatory

2015, February 28:
Creative Flower Photography at Baltimore Conservatory

When: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 10

Take the winter chill off and spend some time brushing up your photographic vision and techniques in the Howard Peter Rawlings Conservatory in Baltimore Maryland. Join Karen Messick as she guides the class through the original Palm house and the Orchid room built in 1888 and other choice spots at the Conservatory offering tips on image design and composition, exposure basics, understanding the histogram and more.

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2015, March 1: SLR Photography - The Basics

2015, March 1:
SLR Photography - The Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 15

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 Marie Joabar for an informative afternoon about all things SLR: exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

Location: Merrifeild / Dunn Loring area

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2015, March 1: iPhone Photography, Getting Started - At the National Portrait Gallery

2015, March 1:
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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2015, March 1: National Cathedral “An Insider’s View” Photo Safari

2015, March 1:
National Cathedral “An Insider’s View” Photo Safari

When: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 10

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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2015, March 1: Understanding the Nikon D7100 and D7000 Cameras

2015, March 1:
Understanding the Nikon D7100 and D7000 Cameras

When: 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 12

Location: Merrifield / Dunn Loring area

If you are passionate about photography but struggle to understand the various settings on your Nikon D7100 or D7000 then this class is for you! We’ll explain the functions of the buttons and dials, and cover the most important settings in the menus. This class will take away your intimidation of the camera and leave you empowered to take incredible pictures.

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2015, March 5: DC Skyline, Iwo Jima and the Full Moon Photo Safari

2015, March 5:
DC Skyline, Iwo Jima and the Full Moon Photo Safari

When: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 12

Join Instructor E. David Luria, and learn the techniques of night photography!  David will show you how to achieving post card quality images of the DC Skyline with the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the Capitol, all neatly aligned in your viewfinder.  If Mother Nature cooperates and the sky is clear, we'll frame the Moon to line up with the Monuments.

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2015 March 7: Scenic Annapolis Harbor

2015 March 7:
Scenic Annapolis Harbor

When: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 10

​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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2015, March 7: Lightroom - The Develop Module

2015, March 7:
Lightroom - The Develop Module

When: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $159.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 13

Location: Vis Arts of Rockville

Join professional photographer Tim Cooper as he provides in-depth explanations of the tools inside Lightroom’s Develop Module.  This class provides more than just a cursory explanation of the various sliders.  Here, Tim discusses what constitutes a good photograph and shows you the various ways to produce them. Whether you shoot Raw or Jpeg, Lightroom’s Develop module provides the platform to make each image the best it can be.    

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2015, March 8: Introduction to Photoshop

2015, March 8:
Introduction to Photoshop

When: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Price: $189.00
Instructor: Tim Cooper
Spaces left: 14

Location: VisArts of Rockville

Although this program is powerful enough for the pros, it offers many options and opportunities for the digital enthusiast.  Join Photoshop Author, Tim Cooper for a full day of hands on Photoshop training geared towards the new, or limited experience Photoshop user.   

Tim begins the class with an introduction to the Photoshop Workspace and then explores techniques that only Photoshop offers, such as selections, layers and creating composites. Tim also gives an overview of how images travel between Lightroom and Photoshop.  Some crossover exists between the two programs, so Tim reviews what should be accomplished in Lightroom and when and why to work in Photoshop. 

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2015, March 8: iPhone Photography, Getting Started -  Baltimore

2015, March 8:
iPhone Photography, Getting Started -  Baltimore

When: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 10

​Location:  Baltimore
Join Karen Messick at Charles Village and the Baltimore Museum of Art for a morning of “iPhoneography!”  Learn how to use various iPhone apps indoors and outdoors to capture sculptures, people, architecture, and more.

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2015, March 12: Getting Started in Event Photography

2015, March 12:
Getting Started in Event Photography

When: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Price: $84.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 12

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.

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2015, March 14: Introduction to Scanning

2015, March 14:
Introduction to Scanning

When: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Ed Palaszynski
Spaces left: 11

If you have shoe boxes filled with family photographs or old slides and want learn how to scan and convert them into digital files, then this class is for you. Join Ed Palaszynski and learn the best practices for how to effectively scan your photographs, slides and negatives so future generations may enjoy them.

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2015, March 31: Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin Photo Safari

2015, March 31:
Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin Photo Safari

When: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 12

Join us for a Photo Safari at the Tidal Basin during Cherry Blossom season!  We will explore the monuments and memorials, as well as lesser known locations to capture the beautiful cherry blossoms, while discussing composition, exposure, and lighting.

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2015, April 3: Cherry Blossoms at Sunrise Photo Safari

2015, April 3:
Cherry Blossoms at Sunrise Photo Safari

When: 6:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 12

Join us for an early morning Photo Safari at the Tidal Basin during Cherry Blossom season!  We’ll photograph our way around the entire Tidal Basin, capturing the Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument and the FDR Memorial all framed by blossoms in the early morning sun. At each point on this safari, techniques of composition, exposure and lighting will be discussed.

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2015, April 7: Cherry Blossoms at Sunrise Photo Safari

2015, April 7:
Cherry Blossoms at Sunrise Photo Safari

When: 6:15 AM - 8:30 AM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 12

Join us for an early morning Photo Safari at the Tidal Basin during Cherry Blossom season!  We’ll photograph our way around the entire Tidal Basin, capturing the Jefferson Memorial,he Washington Monument and the FDR Memorial all framed by blossoms in the early morning sun.

At each point on this safari, techniques of composition, exposure and lighting will be discussed.

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2015, April 11: Historic Fells Point

2015, April 11:
Historic Fells Point

When: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 10

​Jump start your creativity, resurface your enthusiasm and add diversity to your portfolio economically in a historic waterfront town. Explore new shooting techniques, create dramatic images and experince street photography tips.

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2015, April 12: iPhone Photography - Working with Apps In-Depth

2015, April 12:
iPhone Photography - Working with Apps In-Depth

When: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Price: $164.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 10

Location: VisArts of Rockville

Join ​Karen L. Messick at this in-depth class learning how to use some of the most creative iPhone apps on the market. Karen will present a series of images and discuss the capture and the processing apps used on each while giving the participants insight into her creative process. In the hands-on portion of this class participants will shoot images around the venue and process these in-class. 

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2015, April 16: Georgetown At Night Photo Safari

2015, April 16:
Georgetown At Night Photo Safari

When: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 12

If you think Georgetown is pretty in the daytime, wait until you see it through your camera’s viewfinder at night! On this safari you will learn the techniques of nighttime photography without flash, using a tripod and long exposures and adjusting the white balance settings on your digital camera.

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2015, April 18: Franciscan Monastery Photo Safari

2015, April 18:
Franciscan Monastery Photo Safari

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

If you have not been to the Franciscan Monastery, you are in for a treat! A little bit of Europe right here in DC, it is one of the great hidden treasures for architectural photography, a 93- year old Byzantine-style church modeled after Istanbul’s Hagia Sofia. Outdoors we'll enjoy many photo opportunities capturing the monastery, its arcades, the beautiful gardens and sculptures. Moving indoors, learn the techniques of interior photography without flash and the use of color-correcting filters. 

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2015, Private Consulting for J.F.

When: 00:00 AM
Price: $400.00
Spaces left: 2

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Class Cancellation Policy: Full credit towards another class 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 prior to the class, no credit or refund will be given. Changes to reschedule a class will incur the full charge if notice is given less than 5 business days prior to the class.

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