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July 2019

Sigma Presents – Inspired by People – LA

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Camera, 431 South Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Welcome to the Sigma Lens Workshop series at Samy’s Photo School.  These workshops will concentrate on specific topics while showcasing a variety of Sigma Lenses related to those topics. Inspired by People An inspiring look at how different photographers capture people in a variety of ways... indoors, outdoors, candid, portrait, editorial, action, natural light and artificial.  This hour long presentation will cover how and why lens selection, color, background, angle, and timing are all chosen carefully to convey feeling and personality.…

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Sigma Presents – Take it Outside – LA

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Camera, 431 South Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Welcome to the Sigma Lens Workshop series at Samy’s Photo School.  These workshops will concentrate on specific topics while showcasing a variety of Sigma Lenses related to those topics. Travel Photography encompasses all focal lengths.  This presentation will highlight some of Sigma's Pros and Ambassadors who like to document the unique places they wander (whether it’s the great outdoors or the big city) and how they utilize Sigma lenses to make the images they envision.   Learn and be inspired how to make ordinary locations look extraordinary…

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

July 20 @ 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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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – SA

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samys Camera Santa Ana, 3309 South Bristol St.Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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 other Exposure Controls Metering Modes and methods White Balance ISO Resolution or Quality Setting Downloading images Items to keep in you camera bag Experience: Beginner. No experience necessary Requirements:  Please bring your camera, notebook, and pen. Be sure that your camera battery is charged and that you have a memory card with room…

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Essentials of Seascape Photography Lecture and Workshop with Chris Crosby – SA

July 20 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$25.00 - $95.00

This is a 2-part class including a lecture at Samy's Camera, Santa Ana and a hands-on shoot at Newport Pier.  You may choose to just take the lecture or you may take both the lecture and the hands-on portion.  The ticket for the hands-on portion includes the price of the lecture. Seascape is one of the more challenging landscapes to capture as it involves motion, changing light, and water.  To be successful you have to capture the motion of the…

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Beginning Olympus – Understanding Basic Operations & Mastering Unique Features with Kevin Carson – Pasadena

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.99

This class is designed for first-time Olympus camera owners or anyone wanting to know more about the Olympus micro 4/3 system is capable of doing. From in-camera composites to using the Super Control Panel, Kevin will help you better understand both setting up and shooting your Olympus camera. Some of the other topics that will be covered in this course will include: • Exposure Controls • Metering Modes and methods • White Balance • ISO • Resolution or Quality Setting…

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Coffee with Olympus – Free Event- Pasadena

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Olympus Representatives are coming to Samy’s Camera in Pasadena to answer all of your Olympus gear questions, and they are bringing coffee.  Come out and meet them July 27th from noon until 3pm.    

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The Travel Photo Essay: Describing a Journey Through Images with Mark Edward Harris – Pasadena

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$115.00

From establishing shots to environmental portraits, award-winning photographer Mark Edward Harris discusses and demonstrates the techniques and concepts necessary to create a professional looking photo essay, a series of images that tell a cohesive story. After the classroom lecture, Mark will lead students on a hands-on photo shoot.  During the hands-on section of the class students will have the opportunity to put theory into practice.  This dynamic day of photography will conclude with a critique and discussion of marketing travel photo essays.…

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Sony Presents: Intro to the Power of Imaging – LA

July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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, Eric Bruehl, 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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August 2019

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

August 3 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 475 South Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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