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November 2019

Panasonic Basics – PAS

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Join us for hands on training with your Panasonic Lumix camera. Panasonic Rep Michael Richardson will teach you the key features and fundamentals of Panasonic photography with a Basics of Photography introductory class at Samy’s Camera.  Please Note: Bring your Panasonic Camera, or current digital camera with an SD card to class. If you do not own a Panasonic Camera or wish to try one out during the class please let us know at edu@samys.com so that loaner cameras may be…

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Zhiyun Presents: Filmmaking for Everyone – PAS

November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free

Are you interested in shooting short videos, but you do not have a studio? Whatever the case, you might find it difficult to start your projects on your own. Instead of sitting at home wondering how it will work, learn how to make films all by yourself. Zhiyun Technical Representative and Product Ambassador, Brett Halladay will teach you how to combine the camera and gimbal for daily filmmaking. Brett is a content creator and YouTuber focused on empowering creators of…

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December 2019

Sony Presents: Intro to the Power of Imaging – LA

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Dive into the fundamentals of Sony photography with a Basics of Photography introductory class at Samy’s Camera.  Learn from Sony Technical Representative, Joshua Fulton, as he goes over key features and uses of Sony cameras. – Photo applications, shutter speeds, and aperture usage – Portraiture, sports, & landscape photography – Sony camera features, menu use, and applications – Lens selection and usage – Sony Apps – Flash photography

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Understanding Your Digital Camera Levels 1 and 2 with Art Ramirez – PAS

December 7 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95 - $70.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1: This is a basic class for individuals who own a point-and-shoot or Digital SLR camera and wish to learn more about navigating through all those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer, so whether you purchased the camera for yourself, or…

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January 2020

Understanding Your Digital Camera Levels 1 and 2 with Art Ramirez – SA

January 11, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samy’s Camera Santa Ana, 3309 S Bristol St
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$29.95 - $75.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 -  10:15am - 1:15pm This is a basic class for individuals who own a point-and-shoot or Digital SLR camera and wish to learn more about navigating through all those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer.  Whether you purchased the camera for…

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DSLR Basics 101 with David Wolf – SF

January 11, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samys Camera San Francisco, 1090 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$29.95

For those new to photography, this course is designed for anyone with a camera that has a creative mode dial (Auto + PSAM). You will gain confidence physically holding and navigating your camera, as well as get an overview of its main features. We will focus on how Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO work together to create a proper exposure and how adjusting them dramatically affects the overall look of your images. We will also cover selecting the right resolution…

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DSLR Basics 102 with David Wolf – SF

January 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samys Photo School San Francisco, 1090 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$29.95

The DSLR 102 class is for students with some experience in photography and know how Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO relate to each other. Students with a DSLR, Mirrorless or Rangefinder style camera are welcome. Helping you achieve more precise results, we will expand the discussion on proper exposure and cover how timing and focus are equally important to creating stunning images. We will go over the benefits of the Histogram, Bracketing, Frames-per-second, Metering and Focus modes. Students will also…

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Understanding Your Digital Camera Levels 1 and 2 with Art Ramirez – LA

January 18, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$29.95 - $75.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 -  10:15am - 1:15pm This is a basic class for individuals who own a point-and-shoot or Digital SLR camera and wish to learn more about navigating through all those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer.  Whether you purchased the camera for…

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February 2020

Understanding Your Digital Camera Levels 1 and 2 with Art Ramirez – PAS

February 1, 2020 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95 - $75.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 -  10:15am - 1:15pm This is a basic class for individuals who own a point-and-shoot or Digital SLR camera and wish to learn more about navigating through all those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer.  Whether you purchased the camera for…

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Getting to Know Your Olympus Camera with Ray Acevedo – LA

February 1, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

This is the class for you to learn all about your Olympus OMD Series Camera! This is your opportunity to ask all those "What happens when I press this button?" or "How do I…?" questions. In this class, we will focus on the basic functions, the SPC (Super Control Panel), plus all of the great creative modes. This 3-hour class will cover a variety of topics, so no matter your skill level, come join us. Learn about all the great…

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