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January 2020

Night Photography with Brian Leary – LA

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

**This class will meet in the classroom at Samy's Camera in Los Angeles from 1-3pm and then reconvene from 7-9pm for two hours of hands-on experience of shooting in the field at the iconic Malibu Pier** Why put your camera away after golden hour? When the sun goes down you have an incredible opportunity to create unique images that you will be proud to share. As long as you have a basic understanding of shutter speed, ISO and aperture, this course is designed…

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Outdoor Portrait Photography with George Simian – LA

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Samys Photo School 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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Outdoor Portrait Photography with George Simian – LA

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Samys Photo School 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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Mojave National Preserve First Horizons Workshop with National Park Photography Expeditions

January 30 @ 5:00 pm - February 2 @ 12:00 pm
Mojave National Preserve Barstow, CA 92311

National Park Photography Expedition Mojave National Preserve First Horizons Workshops January 30-February 2, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Mojave National Preserve First Horizons Workshop is a 3-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches a fundamental approach for the creation of landscape art photographs. Students learn creative capture and composition approaches, visualization fundamentals and how to express their feelings though a finished work. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction at specific…

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February 2020

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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Mojave National Preserve Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - February 9 @ 12:00 pm
Mojave National Preserve Barstow, CA 92311

National Park Photography Expedition's Mojave National Preserve Master Class February 4-9, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The 5-day Master Class focuses on landscape art photography with a visualization and previsualization workflow that exceed representational images to capture subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction in exceptional and well-researched National Park locations. Photographers identify and then increase their emotional range to create images filled with personal expression and finished…

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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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Photography Book Presentation and Signing with Gil Garcetti

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Samy's Camera welcomes Gil Garcetti to discuss the book he created, Protea: The Magic and the Mystery.  In Protea, photographer Gil Garcetti approaches the still-life subject with the same intimacy and insight he brings to his human subjects. These dramatic images reveal the unique personality of each bloom. Come share an afternoon with Gill and see for yourself how the endless beauty, magic and stunning still-life photos will pull you in for days on end. Gil will have copies of Protea available for purchase and signing during this event.  Samy's…

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Bird Photography at Malibu Lagoon with Karen Schuenemann – 2 Session Course

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles & Malibu Lagoon, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

Take a Walk on the Wild Side!!! Photographing birds in the wild requires a mix of instinct, creativity and experience. Come learn from expert Wildlife and Bird Photographer Karen Schuenemann in this 2-part workshop which includes a lecture and hands-on shoot.   Workshop Schedule:  1) Bird Photography Lecture: Saturday, February 15, 2020 11am-1:30pm 2) Local Bird Safari at the Malibu Lagoon:  Sunday, February 16, 2020 6:30am-11am During this workshop, Karen will teach you the nuts and bolts of Bird Photography. Karen will cover the appropriate…

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

February 22 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

Level 1 is being offered in the morning and Level 2 is offered in the afternoon: – Level 1 is 10:15am to 10:15pm – Level 2 is 2pm to 4pm 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…

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Introduction to Lighting: Speedlights with George Simian – LA

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
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!”   We will provide you with…

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March 2020

The Part-Time Professional Photographer: Tips on How to Succeed with Gregg Cobarr – LA

March 7 @ 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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$45.00

If you are an advanced amateur photographer or current part-time professional photographer, this workshop will provide you with the insider information on how to successfully handle a variety of paid photography jobs - even while keeping your regular "day job." Gregg will provide attendees with tips on how handle situations encountered while shooting a variety of photography jobs including:   * Children’s portraits * Senior portraits * Family portraits * Head shots – actors or corporate * Model portfolios * Weddings,…

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Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

March 17 @ 5:00 pm - March 22 @ 12:00 pm
Grand Staircase Escalante, 380 W. Main Street
Escalante, Utah 84726

National Park Photography Expedition's Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Master Class March 17-22, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Grand Staircase National Monument Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive…

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

March 21 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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April 2020

Color Gel Photography Workshop with Anabel DFlux LA

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$65.00

We have all seen the usual studio set up: beautifully crisp white light, maybe some strobes and diffusers.  What can you do beyond that to make your portraits stand out? Add some color!   Professional photographer Anabel DFlux will take you through the world of color, capturing portraits with gels and adding that special touch to your next set of images. This workshop features a two hour hands-on demonstration and practice with live models, detailing various lighting arrangements with gels and…

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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – LA

April 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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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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The Key to Great People Photos Levels 1 and 2 with Gregg Cobarr – LA

April 18 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

Level 1 is being offered in the morning and Level 2 is offered in the afternoon: – Level 1 is 10:15am to 10:15pm – Level 2 is 2pm to 4pm 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…

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

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

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…

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Capitol Reef National Park Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - April 26 @ 12:00 pm
Capitol Reef National Park Torrey, Utah 84775

National Park Photography Expedition's Capitol Reef National Park Master Class April 21-26, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Capitol Reef National Park Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field…

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Canyonlands National Park Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

April 28 @ 5:00 pm - May 3 @ 12:00 pm

National Park Photography Expedition's Canyonlands National Park Master Class April 28-May 3, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Canyonlands National Park Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture…

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May 2020

Pet Photography Lecture and Hands-On Workshop with Anabel DFlux – LA

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

Animal photography may appear to be simple, but that is an illusion!  Not only do you have to know the unique technical aspect to photography, but you also have to learn how to work with these incredible beings.  Anabel DFlux has dedicated her photographic career to capturing pets at their absolute best. Join Anabel DFlux for the day and learn ten easy steps to improve your pet photography: from working with the hyper, the untrained, the unruly, or the camera shy-you’ll be…

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

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 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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$25.00 - $95.00

This is a 2-part class including a lecture at Samy’s Camera, Los Angeles from 12pm-2pm and a hands-on shoot at a local beach later that day from 5:30pm-8pm.  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…

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Point Reyes First Horizons Workshop with National Park Photography Expeditions

May 13 @ 5:00 pm - May 16 @ 12:00 pm

National Park Photography Expedition's Point Reyes First Horizons Workshops May 13-16, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Pt. Reyes National Seashore Workshop is a 3-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches a fundamental approach for the creation of landscape art photographs. Students learn creative capture and composition approaches, visualization fundamentals and how to express their feelings though a finished work. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction at specific locations. Photographers create…

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June 2020

Olympic National Park Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - June 6 @ 12:00 pm
Olympic National Park Port Angeles, Washington

National Park Photography Expedition's Olympic National Park Master Class June 1-6, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Olympic National Park Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction…

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The Part-Time Professional Photographer: Tips on How to Succeed with Gregg Cobarr – LA

June 6 @ 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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$45.00

If you are an advanced amateur photographer or current part-time professional photographer, this workshop will provide you with the insider information on how to successfully handle a variety of paid photography jobs - even while keeping your regular "day job." Gregg will provide attendees with tips on how handle situations encountered while shooting a variety of photography jobs including:   * Children’s portraits * Senior portraits * Family portraits * Head shots – actors or corporate * Model portfolios * Weddings,…

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Mt. Rainier National Park Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - June 13 @ 12:00 pm
Mt. Rainier Ashford, Washington

National Park Photography Expedition's Mr. Rainier National Park Master Class June 8-13, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Mt. Rainier National Park Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field…

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Introduction to Product Photography with Joe & Mirta Barnet – LA

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 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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$125.00

If your goal is to create better images of things to sell online such as on eBay or for print catalog use, this class is for you. You can create great product photography and build your portfolio on your kitchen table, with gear that you might already own.  Instructors Joe and Mirta Barnet will teach you to create a “set” for small and medium products and how to light different products on several types of backgrounds. The use of soft boxes, umbrellas,…

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

June 27 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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July 2020

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

July 25 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

Level 1 is being offered in the morning and Level 2 is offered in the afternoon: – Level 1 is 10:15am to 10:15pm – Level 2 is 2pm to 4pm 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…

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August 2020

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

August 1 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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Sequoia National Park Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

August 3 @ 5:00 pm
Sequoia National Park Three Rivers, CA

National Park Photography Expedition's Sequoia National Park Master Class August 3-8, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Sequoia National Park Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction…

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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – LA

August 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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The Lassen Volcanic National Park Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - August 23 @ 12:00 pm
Lassen National Park Mineral, CA 96063

National Park Photography Expedition Lassen Volcanic National Park Master Class August 18-23, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Lassen Volcanic Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction…

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The Business of Photography Seminar with Anabel DFlux – LA

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$49.00

Being a photographer is pretty cool- you get to play with amazing equipment, tell stories, travel the world and meet some of the most fascinating individuals on our planet.  However, if you chose to be a professional photographer and want to be your own boss, you must be preapred to run a small business.  Businesses are made up of a variety of moving components, this seminar is designed to help you navigate those tumultuous waters by covering a wide range of…

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September 2020

Glacier National Park Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - September 19 @ 12:00 pm
Glacier National Park Kalispell, Montana

National Park Photography Expedition's Glacier National Park Master Class September 14-19, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Glacier National Park Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction…

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Grand Tetons National Park Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - September 27 @ 12:00 pm
Grand Tetons National Park Jackson Hole, Wyoming

National Park Photography Expedition's Grand Tetons National Park Master Class September 22-27, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Grand Teton National Park Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field…

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

September 26 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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October 2020

Point Reyes First Horizons Workshop with National Park Photography Expeditions

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - October 10 @ 12:00 pm

National Park Photography Expedition's Point Reyes First Horizons Workshops October 7-10, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Pt. Reyes National Seashore Workshop is a 3-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches a fundamental approach for the creation of landscape art photographs. Students learn creative capture and composition approaches, visualization fundamentals and how to express their feelings though a finished work. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction at specific locations. Photographers create…

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

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

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…

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Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - October 25 @ 12:00 pm
Grand Staircase Escalante, 380 W. Main Street
Escalante, Utah 84726

National Park Photography Expedition's Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Master Class October 20-25, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Grand Staircase National Monument Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive…

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November 2020

Mojave National Preserve First Horizons Workshop with National Park Photography Expeditions

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - November 8 @ 12:00 pm
Mojave National Preserve Barstow, CA 92311

National Park Photography Expedition Mojave National Preserve First Horizons Workshops November 5-8, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Mojave National Preserve First Horizons Workshop is a 3-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches a fundamental approach for the creation of landscape art photographs. Students learn creative capture and composition approaches, visualization fundamentals and how to express their feelings though a finished work. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction at specific locations.…

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

November 14 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

Level 1 is being offered in the morning and Level 2 is offered in the afternoon: – Level 1 is 10:15am to 10:15pm – Level 2 is 2pm to 4pm 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…

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

November 21 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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December 2020

The Part-Time Professional Photographer: Tips on How to Succeed with Gregg Cobarr – LA

December 5 @ 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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$45.00

If you are an advanced amateur photographer or current part-time professional photographer, this workshop will provide you with the insider information on how to successfully handle a variety of paid photography jobs - even while keeping your regular "day job." Gregg will provide attendees with tips on how handle situations encountered while shooting a variety of photography jobs including:   * Children’s portraits * Senior portraits * Family portraits * Head shots – actors or corporate * Model portfolios * Weddings,…

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