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January 2020

Sony Mirrorless Tips and Tricks – LA

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Discover your camera’s full potential with Sony’s Technical Representative Joshua Fulton.  Joshua will walk you through a variety of topics including: Organizing your camera’s operation and button layout A review of 14 specific functions your camera offers including HDR, Eye-AF, and silent shooting modes A demonstration of how to best use features depending on your shooting environment. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to start utilizing all the features your innovative Sony Camera offers! The recommended cameras are: a5100, a6000,…

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February 2020

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

February 1 @ 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 @ 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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Sony Presents: Intro to the Power of Imaging – Pasadena

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free

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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DSLR Basics 101 with David Wolf – SF

February 8 @ 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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Shooting with Film Cameras: Everything You Need to Know with Gregg Cobarr – Culver City

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samys Camera Culver City, 4411 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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$55.00

*Included in the price of the class is a roll of film and film processing! There has been an energetic revival of film photography!  Shooting with a film camera is once again very popular.   Gregg Cobarr, a longtime Samy’s Photo School instructor explains what you need to know about shooting film. He discusses the variety of cameras and lenses and how they function, the selection of films available today, how awareness of light must be an integral part of film…

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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95

Join Samy’s own Kevin Carson as he helps you navigate your Nikon DSLR.Topics covered in this course:Digital vs. Film: Why one is better than the otherExposure ControlsMetering Modes and methodsWhite BalanceISOResolution or Quality SettingDownloading imagesItems to keep in you camera bagExperience: Beginner. No experience necessaryRequirements:  Please bring your camera, notebook, and pen. Be sure that your camera battery is charged and that you have a memory card with room on it for photos.

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Panasonic Basics – LA

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Join us for hands on training with your Panasonic Lumix camera. Panasonic Rep Christine Caron will teach you the key features and fundamentals of Panasonic photography with a Basics of Photography introductory class at Samy’s Camera.

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DSLR Basics 102 with David Wolf – SF

February 8 @ 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 – CC

February 15 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Culver City, 4411 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90230 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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