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September 2019

Joshua Tree: Chasing the Milkyway Lecture and Hands-On Shoot Presented by Nikon

September 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$25.00 - $199.00

Workshop Schedule:  This is a 2-part workshop.  The first part of the workshop is a lecture on Monday September 16th at Samy’s Camera Los Angeles from 4:30pm-6:30pm.  The second part is the hands-on shoot on Monday September 30th at Joshua Tree National Park at 5pm.  If you purchase the hands-on shoot, the lecture is included, free of charge. Have you ever wanted to make those really cool looking images of the night sky but are in the dark as to…

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

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$25.00 - $95.00

This is a 2-part class including a lecture at Samy’s Camera, Los Angeles on Saturday September 21st from 10am-12pm and a hands-on shoot at El Matador Beach in Malibu on Monday September 23rd from 5pm-7:30pm.  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,…

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Night Photography with Brian Leary – 2 Part Class LA

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 10:30 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

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 to teach you everything you need to know to create stunning images at night and take your landscape and cityscapes to a new level. Tripod will be needed.    What we will cover:…

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October 2019

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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Point Reyes National Seashore First Horizons Workshop with National Park Photography Expeditions

October 9 - October 12
Tomales Bay Resort, 12928 Sir Francis Drake Blvd
Inverness, CA 94937 United States

To Register:        https://www.nppemasterclass.com/point-reyes-national-seashore/ Samy’s Photo school is proud to partner with National Park Photographic Expeditions to provide our students with exceptional Workshops in our nation’s most scenic national parks.  By providing hands-on, mentoring in the field, Bob Killen and his staff of national park Artist-in-Residence instructors will help you access intuitive, reflective ways of working that will lead you to create great landscape images.  Point Reyes National Seashore First Horizons Workshop Summary First Horizons Workshops are perfect…

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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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Zhiyun Presents: Filmaking for Everyone – LA

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 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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Free

Are you interested in shooting short videos, but you do not have a studio? Whatever the case, you might find it difficult to start your projects on your own. Instead of sitting at home wondering how it will work, learn how to make films all by yourself. Zhiyun Technical Representative and Product Ambassador, Brett Halladay will teach you how to combine the camera and gimbal for daily filmmaking. Brett is a content creator and YouTuber focused on empowering creators of…

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Cinematography for Photographers with Paolo Cascio – LA

October 26 @ 10:30 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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$99.00

Are you a photographer looking to expand your skillset into shooting video? Then THIS educational and inspirational workshop is for you!   As the landscape of our industry continues to change and become more competitive, those photographers that are able to create video content will be the most marketable to their clients, as well as acquiring new ones. This all-inclusive workshop will include a lecture, powerpoint presentation and a live and hands-on shooting session.  The topics covered will include: how to…

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November 2019

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

November 2 @ 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 - $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 – LA

November 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$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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Nikon & RotoLight Workshop – LA

November 15 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 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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Free

Join Representatives from Nikon and Rotolight from 3-6pm at Samy’s Los Angeles for a hands-on demonstration of the latest technology from Nikon and Rotolight. Try the Nikon Mirrorless Reinvented Z system on RotoLight’s amazing lighting solutions for both still and video needs. This will be a hands-on, interactive demo. Please feel free to bring an XQD or SD card should you wish to take images home with you.    

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

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$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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December 2019

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

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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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$39.95

The primary purpose of “The Part-Time Professional Photographer: Tips on How to Succeed” is to give any advanced amateur photographer or current part-time professional photographer the information and tools to be able to handle a variety of paid photography jobs successfully. These are the types of jobs that are usually done in the late afternoon or evening during the week, as well as any time during the day or night on the weekends, so that the photographer can still do…

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

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 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

Furred, scaled and feathered animals are as much a part of our life as the air that we breathe. From canine athletes to lazy felines, Anabel DFlux has dedicated her photographic career to capturing pets at their absolute best. 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. Join Anabel DFlux…

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