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December 11, 2022: Capturing the Holiday Spirit on The National Mall

Time: 4:15 PM - 645 PM
Fee: $99
Instructor: Josh Steele
Category: Holiday ClassesIn the Field Shooting
Spaces left: 2

Explore landscape photography in a way that will give you an entirely new perspective of our nation’s capital. You’ll learn pro-level tips and techniques that turn the ordinary into the sublime and enable you to get the most out of your holiday photos.

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December 14, 2022: Meadowlark’s Winter Walk Of Lights

Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Fee: $89
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Category: Holiday ClassesIn the Field Shooting
Spaces left: 5

We are watching the weather and if rain is still forecasted for Wednesday, we’ll switch to Thursday. You’ll be able to switch your Meadowlark tickets as long as you do so prior to 2pm on Wednesday.

Meadowlark Garden’s Winter Walk of Lights features 500,000 lights and colorful holiday displays and is a special treat to photograph.  Join instructor Corey Hilz for a special evening wandering among this vibrant and whimsical wonderland.

Our class begins with Corey discussing the strategies for night photography and how to best capture the displays and colorful lights. You will learn what camera settings to use to capture high quality images, with special attention on White Balance, ISO and Autofocus. Focusing in the dark can a challenge and Corey will share tips and techniques that will improve your focusing accuracy.

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December 17, 2022: Library Of Congress Field Shoot

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Fee: $99
Instructor: Marie Joabar
Category: Holiday ClassesIn the Field Shooting
Spaces left: 5

Our location at the Library of Congress gives us plenty of photo opportunities. From exciting holiday themed photos, to architectural shots, to creatively using intentional camera movement. 

We begin photographing in the Great Hall and capture the beautiful architecture and sculptures as well as the gorgeous Holiday tree. We'll then explore some of the hidden gems in the building interior.

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December 17, 2022: Miracle on 34th Street Holiday Lights

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Fee: $94
Instructor: Michael Koren
Category: Holiday ClassesIn the Field Shooting
Spaces left: 8

Since 1947, 34th St. in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore, lights up an entire city block with a colorful display of holiday decorations. Nationally recognized by the Travel Channel, Home and Garden and others, about 25 houses are covered with Holiday lights and decorations from the ground to the roof.  

Learn low light techniques and camera settings to capture the incredible light displays. You will learn to capture artistic images to help create your own Holiday card to share with friends and family.

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December 20, 2022: Garden of Lights at the Mormon Temple

Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Fee: $99
Instructor: Corey Hilz
Category: Holiday ClassesIn the Field Shooting
Spaces left: 6

The Mormon Temple in Kensington, MD puts on a spectacular display of lights during the holiday season, with trees, bushes, reindeer, crèches, and other Biblical scenes, some with live models. These lights and the unique architecture of the Temple itself at night make for great photography.
 

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