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May 2020

Sony Mastering Alpha Webinar – LIVE Online Class

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States + Google Map
Free

Dive into mastering your Sony camera’s menu and customization features with Mastering Alpha Webinar via Zoom.  Learn from Sony Technical Representative, Joshua Fulton, as he goes over key features and uses of Sony cameras including:   – Customization – White Balance – Focus – Expanding Dynamic Range – Remote Control & More!

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The Key to Great People Photos Level 1 with Gregg Cobarr – LIVE ONLINE

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This live online workshop offered by photographer Gregg Cobarr is a crash course in people photography. In this class students will learn how to take manual control of their camera using the shutter speed, aperture and ISO settings. Gregg’s energy and enthusiasm ensures that everyone has a great time while they are learning.  Class size is limited to 15 so that Gregg can give each student personalized instruction and guidance. The topics that will be covered in lecture…

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One on One FREE Photography Education with Panasonic & Samy’s Camera

May 12 @ 11:00 am - May 19 @ 3:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States + Google Map
Free

Have a burning Technical question? Looking for some info on a new mirrorless Panasonic camera? Sign up for a 30 minute One on One zoom call with Panasonic sales support representative Michael Richardson. Pick our brain and get some answers to your question. Sign up through Samy’s Photo School for a 30 minute time slot.  We will email you after you register and ask you what your specific needs are.  We will also email you the link for you to…

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Ten Best Features…. Why I shoot Panasonic- LIVE ONLINE

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map
Free

Join Michael Richardson for a in-depth, live one-hour online class to find out the “TEN BEST FEATURES” of Panasonic cameras! This class  is designed for the current Panasonic shooters, those considering a purchase or those who just want to learn more about mirrorless photography.  We will discuss the current line up of Panasonic cameras from Point and Shoots through Full Frame Cinema. This educational event will be moderated by the Panasonic Technical team, questions may be asked and answered in the…

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One on One FREE Photography Education with Canon & Samy’s Camera

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Samy’s Photo School is pleased to bring you FREE one on one technical assistance to get all of your Canon camera and photography questions answered! Local Canon Rep Lance Folden is here to answer your questions and give support on product needs. Sign up through Samy’s Photo School for a 30 minute time slot.  We will email you after you register and ask you what your specific needs are.  We will also email you the link for you to use to…

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Shooting with Film Cameras: Everything You Need to Know – Live Online with Gregg Cobarr

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map

This is a two session live online course.  The first session is on May 27th 3pm-5pm Pacific Daylight Time, the second session is a photo review and critique on June 10th 3pm-5pm. 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,…

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One on One FREE Photography Education with Nikon & Samy’s Camera

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

Samy’s Camera is offering a one on one 30 minute Q&A session with a Nikon representative. The Q&A session will be held via a Webex private webinar. Are new to photography and are debating if a Nikon camera is right for you? Are you a Nikon user and have questions about your equipment? Are you interested in getting a new Nikon lens but are unsure if it would be the right lens? This is your opportunity to get your questions…

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Understanding Your Digital Camera Level 1 with Art Ramirez – LIVE ONLINE

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Online, Link to be Provided
Los Angeles, 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.  Whether you purchased the camera for yourself or received…

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June 2020

Beyond the Manual: Nikon Z Tips & Tricks – Live Online with Samy’s Photo School

June 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Come and explore the exciting Nikon Z 6 /Z 7 cameras with us!  Samy’s Camera is pleased to welcome Nikon Professional Services Rep Michael Dionne.  Michael will be our guide through some of the cool and fun features buried within these cameras.  EVF Settings, File Options, AF Point Settings, Menu Customization and Focus Stacking are just some of the highlight of this fast paced, fun-filled on-line seminar.  Make sure to stick around until the very end when Michael will answer…

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July 2020

Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – LIVE ONLINE

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Join Mike Monezis as he goes over all the ins and outs of how to use your Canon DSLR. This 2 hour seminar is designed to get you up and running with your new camera.  This class will be taught live online via the Zoom platform. Topics Covered: Camera menus Shooting modes RAW vs JPEG Canon DPP software Direct printing Differences and advantages of different lenses available This class is an entry level class and although it covers most Rebels…

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