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July 2019

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

July 20 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 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 Olympus – Understanding Basic Operations & Mastering Unique Features with Kevin Carson – Pasadena

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.99

This class is designed for first-time Olympus camera owners or anyone wanting to know more about the Olympus micro 4/3 system is capable of doing. From in-camera composites to using the Super Control Panel, Kevin will help you better understand both setting up and shooting your Olympus camera. Some of the other topics that will be covered in this course will include: • Exposure Controls • Metering Modes and methods • White Balance • ISO • Resolution or Quality Setting…

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Coffee with Olympus – Free Event- Pasadena

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free

Olympus Representatives are coming to Samy’s Camera in Pasadena to answer all of your Olympus gear questions, and they are bringing coffee.  Come out and meet them July 27th from noon until 3pm.    

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

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$115.00

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 essays.…

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August 2019

The Master Print with Natasha Calzatti – PAS

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

This workshops will cover what you need to know to make the finest digital prints from your digital camera files.  From exposure to adjustment/optimization to choosing the right paper.  Examples of different fine-art papers will be shown to make the best possible prints.  And beyond the technical details, you will learn ways to make your images stronger and more compelling. This course will cover: • Workflow for the master file concept using Photoshop • Using Adobe Camera Raw and or…

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

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 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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Beginning Adobe Lightroom Classic CC with Natasha Calzatti 2 Sessions – PAS

August 11 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$195.00

This course is held on 2 consecutive Sunday’s: August 11th and August 18th from 11:30 am – 3:30 pm both days. Many photographers are finding Adobe Lightroom to be the perfect tool for organizing, processing and manipulating your images. This beginner Lightroom course shows you step-by-step how to take control of your digital photography workflow. Discover the most efficient method for downloading images into Lightroom and organizing them. Quickly import and manage your photo collection in a library that makes…

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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

August 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 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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Sony Presents: Intro to the Power of Imaging – Pasadena

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free

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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Panasonic Tips and Tricks – PAS

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free
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Sony Mirrorless Tips and Tricks – PAS

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 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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September 2019

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

September 7 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 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 Wedding Photography Workshop with Joe & Mirta Barnet – Pasadena

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, 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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October 2019

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 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, 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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November 2019

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

November 2 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 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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Real Estate Photography with Aaron Hoffman – PAS

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$225.00

This Real Estate Photography course will cover the fundamentals of shooting real estate with classroom instruction, a residential location shoot, post-processing lab, and post-class online discussion and photo sharing. In this full-day workshop, students will gain an understanding of equipment, techniques and post processing for real estate photography. The initial classroom portion will cover the importance of appealing property photos, equipment used, camera controls, composition, fundamentals of lighting including demonstration. Next, students will get hands on experience with the material covered…

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Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – PAS

November 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 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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