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July 2019

Sigma Presents – Inspired by People – LA

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Camera, 431 South Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Welcome to the Sigma Lens Workshop series at Samy’s Photo School.  These workshops will concentrate on specific topics while showcasing a variety of Sigma Lenses related to those topics. Inspired by People An inspiring look at how different photographers capture people in a variety of ways... indoors, outdoors, candid, portrait, editorial, action, natural light and artificial.  This hour long presentation will cover how and why lens selection, color, background, angle, and timing are all chosen carefully to convey feeling and personality.…

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Sigma Presents – Take it Outside – LA

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Camera, 431 South Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Welcome to the Sigma Lens Workshop series at Samy’s Photo School.  These workshops will concentrate on specific topics while showcasing a variety of Sigma Lenses related to those topics. Travel Photography encompasses all focal lengths.  This presentation will highlight some of Sigma's Pros and Ambassadors who like to document the unique places they wander (whether it’s the great outdoors or the big city) and how they utilize Sigma lenses to make the images they envision.   Learn and be inspired how to make ordinary locations look extraordinary…

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Advanced Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti – LA (2 sessions)

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 475 South Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$195.00

This is a 2 session class occurring on consecutive Saturday’s: July 20th & 27th from 10am-2pm. Have you been using Lightroom, but feel like you’re not getting the most out of it? Natasha Calzatti will show you all the tricks of the trade! How to customize that workflow to fit your specific needs. You’ll also learn about automating settings, plugins, that will help you work more efficiently. Learn how the adjustment sliders affect your images, how best to use the…

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Sony Presents: Intro to the Power of Imaging – LA

July 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Dive into the fundamentals of Sony photography with a Basics of Photography introductory class at Samy’s Camera.  Learn from Sony Technical Representative, Eric Bruehl, as he goes over key features and uses of Sony cameras. – Photo applications, shutter speeds, and aperture usage – Portraiture, sports, & landscape photography – Sony camera features, menu use, and applications – Lens selection and usage – Sony Apps – Flash photography

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August 2019

Alabama Hills Weekend Photography Workshop with Stan Moniz

August 2 @ 5:30 pm - August 4 @ 1:00 pm
$300.00 - $750.00

This weekend workshop will begin with a sunset shoot in the Alabama Hills.  Alabama Hills, located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, is known for its stunning rock formations, rounded contours and natural arches.  One of the most famous arches, Mobius Arch, almost perfectly frames Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the contiguous USA. As darkness descends, Sony Ambassador Stan Moniz will teach you the proper techniques for capturing the Milky Way and night sky above. Other topics covered may include light…

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

August 3 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 475 South Fairfax Ave.
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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Shooting with Film Cameras: Everything You Need to Know with Gregg Cobarr – LA

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$55.00

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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Sony Mirrorless Tips and Tricks – LA

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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Capture One Pro Master Class with Natasha Calzatti

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$195.00

Find out what Capture One is and does and how it can help you process and organize your images. In Capture One Pro Master Class, instructor Natasha Calzatti will offer an easy-to-understand introduction to this useful program. Learn how to import your images, understand the difference between a referenced catalog and a session. Experience hands-on tethered shooting setup. Learn how the adjustment sliders affect your images, how best to use the histogram, and how to fix your problem images. Learn…

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Public Places, Private Moments: Street Photography with David Herman

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
$75.00

Do you like to wander? Do you have a sense of humor? Do you observe the subtle interplay between people? If so, you are a street photographer. In this workshop, David Herman will cover everything a photographer needs to know to take interesting, unique images of people in an urban environment including philosophy, technique, composition and equipment. Simply bring basic knowledge of your camera, (the smaller the camera, the better) and a desire to capture the energy of the city…

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Mastering Lighting Techniques Lecture and Model Shoot with James Schmelzer Sponsored by Panasonic

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$39.99

James will take you step by step through the theory and techniques behind great studio lighting. Watch a live demonstration explaining in depth a variety of different lighting patterns, and when to use them based on facial analysis.  This class will also cover outdoor lighting techniques and a variety of techniques available.  James will be shooting with Lumix camera and will demonstrate why he has chosen Lumix cameras for his photography. After the lecture you will have an opportunity to try the latest…

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Early Bird Registration – 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

Sign up now to be the first to know when registration opens for The Sony Alpha Experience.

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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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$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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Milky Way Astrophotography in Joshua Tree with Stan Moniz

August 31 @ 6:30 pm - September 1 @ 12:30 am
$275.00

Enjoy an evening under the stars with with professional adventure photographer and Sony ambassador Stan Moniz. This event will be held in Joshua Tree national park, home to some of the darkest skies in Southern California. Stan designed this workshop to be an enjoyable experience covering basic camera theory and details to capturing the beauty of the night sky. Key points include the 500 rule, how to capture sharp stars, light painting, composition, the use of filters to eliminate light…

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September 2019

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

September 21 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Los Angeles, 475 South Fairfax Ave.
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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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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Venice Beach Sunset and Electric Light Parade Photo Walk with Brian Leary

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Venice Beach, 2 Rose Ave
Venice, CA 90291 United States
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$45.00

On Sunday nights Venice Beach lights up with a dazzling parade of illuminated bicycles.  Parade participants use LED technology to express their artistic nature, decorating and stylizing their rides for a weekly trip on the Venice Boardwalk.  Join Brian Leary at Venice Beach for a look at Venice Beach like few others have seen it and learn how to capture it in a different way. Photo Credit: Walter Chism We will start out with instruction on how to experiment through…

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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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October 2019

Historical Downtown Architectural Photography Tour with Aaron Hoffman

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Los Angeles – Central Library, 630 West 5th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071 United States
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$95.00

Embark on a journey with Samy’s Camera Photo School and photographer Aaron Hoffman as we not only go back in time to experience the history of this diverse city, but also appreciate the evolution of DTLA into its present state. This one of a kind photo tour will begin at the Los Angeles Central Library. After meeting at the library, we’ll head to the Disney Concert Hall, then Downtown’s Historic Core. Our walk will span the landmark 1890’s Bradbury Building, Art Deco masterpieces and some more…

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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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Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – LA

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$29.95

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. 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 and other upscale cameras it…

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The Artful Eye of Fashion Photography: Part 2 – On Location, Daytime with Gregg Cobarr

October 19 @ 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 the fashion industry. 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 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 workshop, the second part of a series…

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Alaska Auroras with Stan Moniz

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - October 27 @ 1:00 pm
$1,000.00

REGISTER NOW!! $1000 DEPOSIT DUE NOW TO RESERVE SPOT *Total Workshop Fee: $3,490 per person based on double occupancy. Stan Moniz, Sony Ambassador and recognized professional photographer is leading a once-in-a-lifetime photographic adventure to capture the Aurora Borelais in Alaska for a small group of 6 attendees! The Aurora Borelais are bright dancing northern lights in the sky that can appear as streamers, arcs, rippling curtains or shooting rays in green, pink, red, yellow, blue and violet. The northern lights…

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November 2019

Introduction to Automotive Photography at the Petersen Museum with Joe and Mirta Barnet

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$95.00

In this 4 hour hands-on workshop Joe and Mirta Barnet will teach you how to create great images of cars with a lecture and a hands-on car shoot! First we will review images of sports cars, both “portraits” and cars on track.  Then the instructors will discuss topics including: the preferred gear for photographing cars, techniques like panning, camera angles, where to SAFELY position yourself in a race for the best photos, choosing backgrounds and post proessing techniques in Lightroom…

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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
Samys Camera Los Angeles, 475 S. Fairfax Avenue
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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The Artful Eye of Fashion Photography: Part 3 – On Location, Nighttime

November 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 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 workshop, the third part of a series of…

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