Beginner Photography Classes in Washington, DC

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Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

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

Is your camera smarter than you?  Are you confused by all those weird "Av," "Tv" "S", "A" or "P" choices on the mode dial, causing you to take refuge on "Auto?" Are you only using $100 worth of the features on your $800 camera? Are your photos too blurry, dark, or the wrong color? Or do you just want your pictures to be more interesting and artistic?...

Saturday Nov 24th, 9:30am - 1:15pm

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Introduction to Photography

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter 718 7th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

By working your camera in fully manual exposure mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and will learn to use your camera settings and features as elements of effective photographic composition. Class includes in-class lectures/discussion, in-class practical application exercises, homework assignments...

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Intermediate Photography

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter 8th and F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

Build on your already acquired basic SLR technique while adding skills and increasing your visual attention. You’ll strengthen your understanding and application of the craft of photography.  The intent of the class is to deepen the participant’s visual vocabulary and sensitivity while making personal and distinctive photographs. Already...

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4 sessions

Intro To Digital Photography

at Journey Photo Academy

This course provides an exciting glimpse into the world of photography. Lead by expert photographers, it will take students on a journey through the fundamental photography concepts necessary to consistently produce exceptional photographs. Designed to be a highly condensed version of our more lengthy 6 week premier course. By the end of this course...

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JPA Master Class

at Journey Photo Academy

This Master class is an intensive and immersive experience based around known pillars of learning. This provides students with a 4 week comprehensive package designed to master fundamental concepts in photography which includes Lectures, Drills, Homework, Studio shooting, Field trips, Group exercises. This course uses a proven curriculum which provides...

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4 sessions

Introduction to Digital Photography

at VisArts at Rockville - Rockville 155 Gibbs St, Washington, District of Columbia 20850

Learn how to get out of Auto mode and use your camera to its fullest potential! Students will learn how to adjust the lens aperture and shutter speed to manipulate depth of field and motion effects. Other topics include: lenses ISO exposure modes histograms exposure compensation the rules of composition and more. Students will leave...

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4 sessions

Darkroom And Film Photography

at The Art League - Alexandria 105 North Union St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

This class will start one week later than originally listed. Learn the basics of traditional black and white photography including proper film exposure, film development, and printing of negatives.  Any skill level is welcome from beginner to advanced. 35mm and medium format cameras are welcome, but not required. There is also an opportunity...

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9 sessions

Getting To Know Your Camera

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter 8th and F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

This hands-on, three-hour workshop is intended to introduce basic photographic principals that will allow the participant to understand how their camera works. Aperture, shutter speed, light sensitivity (ISO/ASA), lenses, focusing modes, camera metering and automatic vs. manual exposure settings will be explained and related to the participant’s...

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DSLR Photography Basics

at Capital Photography Center - Merrifield 8130 Porter Rd, Virginia, District of Columbia 22042

Today’s digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to beautiful photographs. Capturing the perfect portrait of a loved one, a fleeting moment leading to the winning goal, or a stunning travel photo takes practice and know-how.  Learn how YOU, not the camera, can control the final image by choosing the appropriate...

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Photography and Camera Basics

at Sam D’Amico Photography - Penn Quarter 8th and F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

This hands-on, 90 minute class, is intended to get the participants familiar with light and the tool that we use to make a photograph (a camera). We’ll talk about light as subject and what we do with our camera on a base level (Framing, focusing, metering and exposure.) to create photographic compositions with intention. This is a very basic class...

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Digital Photo Live In-the-Field Workshop

at Digital Photo Academy - Glen Echo 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812

Each Composition in the Field class begins with a talk with one of our experienced instructors, and then you and your fellow students take a stroll through one of a variety of photogenic locales (in any of the 20+ cities the DPA encapsulates).  There is street photography, magnificent interiors, farmers markets, zoos, landscapes, and more, photos...

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Introduction to Watercolor

at Lincoln Photography Classes - Southwest Washington, D.C. National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

This series will help you through the process of creating a watercolor landscape from life.  Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced painter, these classes will sharpen your skills and help you along your way to becoming a more complete artist. First Class :: Basic Drawing in Preparation for Painting Watercolor paper (types) and...

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6 sessions

Digital Photography Basics

at Washington Photo Focus - Tysons 8200 Greensboro Dr, McLean, Virginia 22102

Photography is a great way to record day-to-day activities and express one’s feelings about them. Through various modes of sharing, photography has become part of our daily experience. Although today’s cameras are packed with Auto features, most people find that their pictures are more expressive and interesting if they take control of the exposure...

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