Classes

2016, August 13: Fieldwork - Photography Basics - Late Afternoon On The Mall

2016, August 13:
Fieldwork - Photography Basics - Late Afternoon On The Mall

When: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 4

Postponed from 7/24 due to heat
 
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, July 26: Marine Corps Silent Drill Team Photo Safari!

2016, July 26:
Marine Corps Silent Drill Team Photo Safari!

When: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 3

Sunset at the US Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington brings a special treat on evenings during the summer: a breathtaking performance by the  US Marine Corps Silent Drill Team!

Don't miss the opportunity to photograph these Marines marching across the parade ground in front of the Memorial and then tossing their bayoneted rifles end over end at each other as we photograph them with our rapid shooting cameras. 

We'll also photograph the Memorial and the DC Skyline at twilight with the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S.Capitol all lined up in our vewfinder. 
 

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2016, July 30: The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

2016, July 30:
The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

When: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Price: $149.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 2

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.

Location: Falls Church, Merrifield / Dunn Loring area

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2016, July 30: Library of Congress Photo Safari

2016, July 30:
Library of Congress Photo Safari

When: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Sold out!

​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.

2016, July 31: Butterflies at Brookside Gardens

2016, July 31:
Butterflies at Brookside Gardens

When: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Price: $109.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 1

Price includes $30 ticket for the "before hours" pass.

Join us for a special morning of photographing butterflies at Brookside Gardens. We’ll have special access to the butterflies for two hours before the conservatory opens to the public. You’ll be able to use tripods and not have to work around crowds of people. We’ll begin outside with a discussion of techniques and settings for butterfly photography, as well as some close-up garden photography. When it’s our time with the butterflies we’ll be prepped and ready to go, maximizing our butterfly experience.

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2016, July 31: iPhone Photography, Getting Started - At the National Portrait Gallery

2016, July 31:
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: 7

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, July 31: St Matthews Cathedral Photo Safari

2016, July 31:
St Matthews Cathedral Photo Safari

When: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 6

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.

Fee includes $10 donation to the Cathedral.

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2016, August 6: Hummingbirds in the Garden

2016, August 6:
Hummingbirds in the Garden

When: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Price: $84.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell
Sold out!

Hummingbirds flit about visiting native flowering plantings for their sweet nectar giving ample opportunity for beautiful captures.

Join us and learn how to capture Hummingbirds in action. Learn what camera settings you’ll need to photograph birds in flight and how to be quick to get the shot.

2016, August 6: External Flash Made Easy

2016, August 6:
External Flash Made Easy

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 3

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: Falls Church

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2016, August 6: Georgetown At Night Photo Safari

2016, August 6:
Georgetown At Night Photo Safari

When: 7:45 PM - 10:15 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 8

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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2016, August 7: DSLR Photography - The Basics

2016, August 7:
DSLR Photography - The Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 2

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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 9/10 in Falls Church and on 9/17 in DC

Location: Falls Church

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2016, August 7: DSLR Photography - The Basics

2016, August 7:
DSLR Photography - The Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Sold out!

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: DC

This class is also offered on 9/10 in Falls Church and on 9/17 in DC.

2016, August 7: iPhone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

2016, August 7:
iPhone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

When: 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 9

​Join Karen Messick at the National Gallery of Art for an afternoon of  “iPhoneography!”  We’ll learn how to use various iPhone apps throughout the Museum to capture sculptures, people, architecture and more.

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2016, August 7: Real Estate and Architectural Photography

2016, August 7:
Real Estate and Architectural Photography

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

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.

Location: Centerville

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2016, August 11: Creative Techniques

2016, August 11:
Creative Techniques

When: 7:00 PM -9:30 PM
Price: $64.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 12

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, August 14: Lightroom In A Day

2016, August 14:
Lightroom In A Day

When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Price: $149.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 10

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

Location: DC

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2016, August 14: Composition, The Essence of Good Photography

2016, August 14:
Composition, The Essence of Good Photography

When: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 6

Photography, like painting, is all about composition:  the symmetry, the balance, the leading lines, the framing, the perspective, the points of interest in the image that draw the viewer’s eye. So this safari is all about training you to see and capture good composition in your photographs. This will help you become a more astute critic of your own photos by studying and documenting works of the masters.

We also teach you how to shoot artwork in low-light situations without flash or tripod, getting the right exposure and white balance.

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2016, August 16: Marine Corps Silent Drill Team Photo Safari!

2016, August 16:
Marine Corps Silent Drill Team Photo Safari!

When: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 6

Sunset at the US Marine Corps Memorial in Arlington brings a special treat on evenings during the summer: a breathtaking performance by the  US Marine Corps Silent Drill Team!

Don't miss the opportunity to photograph these Marines marching across the parade ground in front of the Memorial and then tossing their bayoneted rifles end over end at each other as we photograph them with our rapid shooting cameras. 

We'll also photograph the Memorial and the DC Skyline at twilight with the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the U.S.Capitol all lined up in our vewfinder. 
 

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2016, August 20: Morning on the Meadows

2016, August 20:
Morning on the Meadows

When: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Price: $84.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell
Spaces left: 6

Late summer brings warm days and cool nights creating misty meadows in the morning. Country gardens damp with dew among a historic farm offers beautiful nature compositions.

Join us at Howard County Conservancy and let’s walk the meadows and gardens to create compelling captures. This class is designed for anyone wanting to develop their artistic eye with a camera.

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2016, August 20: The Lightroom Library In Depth

2016, August 20:
The Lightroom Library In Depth

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

Location: DC

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. 

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2016, August 20: Twilight at National Airport Photo Safari

2016, August 20:
Twilight at National Airport Photo Safari

When: 7:30 PM - 9:45 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. And the BEST time of day to capture all of this is at twilight, that period of deep blue-sky lighting which takes place shortly after sunset.

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2016, August 21: Butterflies at Brookside Gardens

2016, August 21:
Butterflies at Brookside Gardens

When: 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Price: $109.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 5

Price includes $30 ticket for the "before hours" pass.

Join us for a special morning of photographing butterflies at Brookside Gardens. We’ll have special access to the butterflies for two hours before the conservatory opens to the public. You’ll be able to use tripods and not have to work around crowds of people. We’ll begin outside with a discussion of techniques and settings for butterfly photography, as well as some close-up garden photography. When it’s our time with the butterflies we’ll be prepped and ready to go, maximizing our butterfly experience.

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2016, August 27: Moms With Cameras

2016, August 27:
Moms With Cameras

When: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Donna Vance
Spaces left: 12

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: DC

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2016, August 27: Fieldwork - Photography Basics in Old Town Alexandria

2016, August 27:
Fieldwork - Photography Basics in Old Town Alexandria

When: 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 7

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 in Old Town Alexandria gives us plenty of photo opportunities to practice exposure settings and creative captures. We begin down by the waterfront capturing the details in the harbor area, we’d then photograph quaint shops and historic homes decorated with fall trim, and end at the Farmers Market in front of City Hall where we’ll find street scenes, colorful produce, flowers stalls, and more.

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2016,  August 28: iPhone Photography, Getting Started - At the National Portrait Gallery

2016,  August 28:
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, August 28: Views from the Washington Monument at Twilight

2016, August 28:
Views from the Washington Monument at Twilight

When: 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Price: $84.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 7

​Join Instructor E. David Luria on a special twilight safari to the top of the Washington Monument! The views from this 550 foot tall structure are nothing short of spectacular, ESPECIALLY as the sun is setting, casting a golden light on the buildings and monuments. THIS is the time to get your REALLY postcard-perfect pix of DC!

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2016, September 4: Views from the Washington Monument at Twilight

2016, September 4:
Views from the Washington Monument at Twilight

When: 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Price: $84.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 8

​Join Instructor E. David Luria on a special twilight safari to the top of the Washington Monument! The views from this 550 foot tall structure are nothing short of spectacular, ESPECIALLY as the sun is setting, casting a golden light on the buildings and monuments. THIS is the time to get your REALLY postcard-perfect pix of DC!

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2016, September 10: DSLR Photography - The Basics

2016, September 10:
DSLR Photography - The Basics

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 14

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: Falls Church

This class is also offered on 9/17 in DC.

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2016, September 11: Rock Creek Park Adventure

2016, September 11:
Rock Creek Park Adventure

When: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: $84.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell
Spaces left: 7

Join us for an “Adventure” hike in beautifully wild yet local Rock Creek Park.  Expand your creative nature photography by getting off the beaten track and find the hidden treasures on the trail.

Along the rapids area of Rock Creek Park, the road is closed on the weekends, bringing peace and quiet along the water. With a meandering trail along the river this adventure allows us to slow down and create compelling compositions of bridges, granite boulders and flowing waters.

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2016, September 14: Continued Learning and Image Review For Beginners

2016, September 14:
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 every third Wednesday 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.

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2016, September 16: DC Skyline and Full Moon Photo Safari

2016, September 16:
DC Skyline and Full Moon Photo Safari

When: 7:20 PM - 9:40 PM
Price: $79.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 12

Join Instructor E. David Luria and learn the techniques of night photography!  Capture 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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2016, September 17: Historic Fells Point

2016, September 17:
Historic Fells Point

When: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Karen L. Messick
Spaces left: 8

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 experience street photography tips.

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2016, September 17: Lightroom In A Day

2016, September 17:
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.

Location: Falls Church

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2016, September 17: DSLR Photography - The Basics

2016, September 17:
DSLR Photography - The Basics

When: 9:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
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 Marie Joabar for an informative class covering exposure control, depth of field, lens choices, composition and more.

Location: DC

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2016, September 18: African Safari at Home

2016, September 18:
African Safari at Home

When: 09:45 AM - 1:00 PM
Price: $84.00
Instructor: Emily Carter Mitchell
Spaces left: 8

We all dream of being able to experience an African Safari and did you know that you can go on safari in Baltimore? The Maryland Zoo’s African section is home to many birds and animals seen on Safari so join us and learn what is like to be on an African Safari.  Improve your techniques in photographing wildlife and create stunning images that you’ll be proud to share.

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2016, September 18: Printing With Lightroom

2016, September 18:
Printing With Lightroom

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $94.00
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Spaces left: 9

This class will take you through the printing workflow in Lightroom giving you the knowledge and skills to create beautiful prints. Topics include printer settings, photo layout, soft proofing, color profiles, printer/paper profiles, and more. 

Location: Falls Church

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2016, September 18: Wacom Tablets - Powerful Tools for Photo Editing

2016, September 18:
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: Falls Church

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2016, September 20: Photography As A Second Career

2016, September 20:
Photography As A Second Career

When: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Price: $89.00
Instructor: E. David Luria
Spaces left: 16

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.

Location: DC

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2016, September 24: Fieldwork - Photography Basics At The Lincoln

2016, September 24:
Fieldwork - Photography Basics At The Lincoln

When: 7:30AM - 10:00 AM
Price: $69.00
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Spaces left: 8

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 review the exposure settings and then photograph around the Lincoln Memorial in the morning light. We'll also explore the Korean Memorial and have fun with the Reflecting Fountain. Throughout the class we'll practice using various settings to achieve the look you want as well as introducing some creative techniques.

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2016, September 25: The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

2016, September 25:
The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

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

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.

Location: DC

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2016, October 1: Moms With Cameras

2016, October 1:
Moms With Cameras

When: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Price: $99.00
Instructor: Donna Vance
Spaces left: 15

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: Critique for Intermediate Photographers

2016, October:
Critique for Intermediate Photographers

When: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Price: $74.00
Instructor: Roy Sewall
Spaces left: 8

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 nine 2.5-hour evening sessions, once a month from October 2016 through June 2017 at his home office in Bethesda, MD and take your photography to the next level.

Note - The fee is just $74 per session but the 9 sessions ($666 total) need to be paid in advance.

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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: 12

Location: DC

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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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 and Christina Ascani
Spaces left: 10

Join us monthly on every third Wednesday 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.

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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: Washington DC

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2016, October 30: The Lightroom Library In Depth

2016, October 30:
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 6 in Falls Church.

Location: Falls Church

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2016, November 6: The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

2016, November 6:
The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

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

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.

Location: Falls Church, Merrifield / Dunn Loring area

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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: 12

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 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 every third Wednesday 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.

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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 and Christina Ascani
Spaces left: 10

Join us monthly on every third Wednesday 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.

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2016, December 30:
Understanding Exposure Book

When: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Price: $20.00
Spaces left: 9

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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.