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August 2019

The Sony Alpha Experience at Samy’s Camera – LA

August 23 @ 11:00 am - August 24 @ 5:00 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

LIVE MODEL SHOOTS 10:30am-12:30pm and 2:30pm-4:30pm Enjoy live Model Shoots with Instagram Celebrity Models. The Live Model Shoot will be on August 23rd and August 24th from 10:30am-12:30pm and again from 2:30pm-4:30pm CRITIQUE SESSIONS  1:30pm-3pm Do you ever wonder how you can improve your photography? What are your strengths and what areas should you work on? A critique can be a very powerful learning tool. Get direct feedback from your images. Learning from YouTube videos can be a great way…

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Beginning Adobe Lightroom Classic CC with Natasha Calzatti – SA

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Santa Ana, 3309 South Bristol St. Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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Many photographers are finding Adobe Lightroom to be the perfect tool for organizing, processing and manipulating your images. This beginner Lightroom course shows you step-by-step how to take control of your digital photography workflow. Discover the most efficient method for downloading images into Lightroom and organizing them. Quickly import and manage your photo collection in a library that makes finding and editing your photos easy. Learn the best way to make global and tonal corrections to your images and take…

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Panasonic Tips and Tricks – PAS

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 91106 United States
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Free

Join us for hands on training with your Panasonic Lumix camera. Panasonic Rep Christine Caron will take you on an interactive adventure learning basic photographic principals and some Lumix Tips and Tricks to improve your photography and videography. The end of class will include time for free Firmware Updates, tips on gear and customer questions. The Tips and Tricks class will also have custom event specials on Panasonic Lumix products.  **All registered attendees will receive Special Panasonic Discount Coupons and a…

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California Beach Look with Gregg Cobarr

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venice Beach, 2 Rose Ave
Venice, CA 90291 United States
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Most photographers in California have either tried to photograph someone at a beach setting or have wanted to. This workshop is designed to not only give a photographer more confidence in shooting at the beach and surrounding areas, but to inspire the photographer by demonstrating a variety of techniques that will enable them to create professional looking “California Beach Look” images. This workshop will also help the photographer build a more interesting and exciting portfolio. This photography workshop’s key purpose…

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Sony Mirrorless Tips and Tricks – PAS

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 91106 United States
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Free

Discover your camera’s full potential with Sony’s Technical Representative Eric Bruehl.  Eric 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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Sony Mirrorless Tips and Tricks – SA

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B South Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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Free

Discover your camera’s full potential with Sony’s Technical Representative Eric Bruehl.  Eric 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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Shooting with Film Cameras: Everything You Need to Know with Gregg Cobarr – Pasadena

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 91106 United States
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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 shooting, as well as the various handy accessories that can be useful when shooting film,…

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Panasonic Tips and Tricks – SA

August 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B South Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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Free

Join us for hands on training with your Panasonic Lumix camera. Panasonic Rep Christine Caron will take you on an interactive adventure learning basic photographic principals and some Lumix Tips and Tricks to improve your photography and videography. The end of class will include time for free Firmware Updates, tips on gear and customer questions. The Tips and Tricks class will also have custom event specials on Panasonic Lumix products.  **All registered attendees will receive Special Panasonic Discount Coupons and a…

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September 2019

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

September 7 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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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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Shooting with Film Cameras: Everything You Need to Know with Gregg Cobarr – Santa Ana

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samys Camera Santa Ana, 3309 South Bristol St.Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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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 shooting, as well as the various handy accessories that can be useful when shooting film,…

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