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September 2019

Early Registration for The Sony B Alpha Days at Samy’s Camera – LA

September 4 @ 6:00 am - October 8 @ 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

Sign up now so that you can be the first to register for Sony B Alpha Days at Samy's Camera November 8-9, 2019!

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The Wedding Photography Workshop with Joe & Mirta Barnet – Pasadena

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 91106 United States
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$150.00

Joe and Mirta Barnet have spent over 20 years developing their style and growing their wedding, portrait and commercial photography business in Orange County, California.  In this workshop, the Barnets will share their knowledge and skills, covering the full scope of wedding photography. This comprehensive, 7-hour workshop (not including a 30 min. lunch break) is divided into 3 main sections; Business, Gear/Shooting, and Post Production. Starting with the business side, the Barnets will cover marketing, social media, pricing, contracts, sales, the best…

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The Artful Eye of Fashion Photography Part 1 In Studio with Gregg Cobarr

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

Photography has always been an important part of presenting the latest designs in fashion. This workshop series given by Gregg Cobarr explores how fashion can be presented using a unique approach – the clothes are just one part of the entire equation, not the entire visual content. Attendees will come away with a different understanding of what is possible in fashion photography and how rules are made to be broken. In this first workshop, as part of an ongoing series…

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Beauty Lighting Master Class for Editorial & Advertising with Leica S Photographer Rui Faria

September 28 @ 9:00 am - September 29 @ 6:00 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$195.00 - $350.00

Do you want to know what it is like to work on a magazine photography assignment from start to finish?  In this workshop, London-based Leica S beauty photographer Rui Faria (founder of the iconic British Fashion magazine VOLT) will recreate a professional editorial beauty shoot in a studio environment with a model and a hair & makeup artist.  You may register for either of the two days for or sign up for both and receive a discount.  Day 1  Beauty Lighting for…

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Outdoor Portrait Photography with George Simian – Pasadena

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Samys Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

We all take more photos of people than of any other subject – but we can make them much, much better with planning for the activity, the light, and the camera settings. This one-day workshop starts at 11:00am, with a couple of hours of planning and practicing: we will cover capturing models candidly or engaging them directly with the camera; the quality of soft vs. hard light, the direction of the light, and the use of reflectors; and the best…

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October 2019

The Key to Great People Photos Levels 1 and 2 with Gregg Cobarr – SA

October 5 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samys Camera Santa Ana, 3309 South Bristol St.Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

LEVEL 1 OVERVIEW: This 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.  The topics that will be covered in Level 1 include: Learn how to photograph in any type of light Easily understand aperture, shutter speed and ISO…

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Outdoor Portrait Photography with George Simian – LA

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

We all take more photos of people than of any other subject – but we can make them much, much better with planning for the activity, the light, and the camera settings. This one-day workshop starts at 11:00am, with a couple of hours of planning and practicing: we will cover capturing models candidly or engaging them directly with the camera; the quality of soft vs. hard light, the direction of the light, and the use of reflectors; and the best…

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Portrait Mentoring Series with Scott Robert Lim: Workshop#4 – Stunning Low Light/Night Portraiture

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 91106 United States
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$199.00

Are you looking to deepen your portrait skills by studying under a world renowned photographer? Sony Artisan and international master photographer Scott Robert Lim will teach an exciting series of one-day portrait workshops in Southern California. Each workshop, four in all, will consist of a lecture that will focus on a vital aspect of on-location portraiture followed by a live, hands-on shooting session with models.  The hands-on shooting session will give attendees the opportunity to reinforce the concepts taught. Don’t…

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Introduction to Lighting: Speedlights with George Simian – LA

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

After mastering photographing in available light, the next challenge for photographers is to create their own ideal light – with off-camera flash. Moving a simple speedlight away from the camera allows one to shape the direction of the light falling on the subject, to change it’s softness or hardness, to separate the subject from the background, and to create dramatic yet realistic lighting. You will make images that look like beautiful natural light, not “flash!” In this workshop you will…

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California Beach Look with Gregg Cobarr

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venice Beach, 2 Rose Ave
Venice, CA 90291 United States
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$65.00

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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