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Samy’s Photo School Pasadena

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1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States

February 2020

Sony Presents: Intro to the Power of Imaging – Pasadena

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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, Joshua Fulton, 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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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

February 8 @ 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 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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Panasonic Basics – PAS

February 15 @ 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

Join us for hands on training with your Panasonic Lumix camera. Panasonic Representative 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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Sony Mirrorless Tips and Tricks – PAS

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Discover your camera’s full potential with Sony’s Technical Representative Joshua Fulton.  Joshua 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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Night Photography with Brian Leary – Pasadena

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

**This class will meet in the classroom at Samy's Camera in Pasadena from 1-3pm and then reconvene from 7-9pm for two hours of hands-on experience of shooting in the field at Cal Tech** 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…

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March 2020

Photographing the Gardens at the Huntington Library with Art Ramirez

March 28 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

Join Samy’s instructor Art Ramirez and a group of like minded photo enthusiasts for a photo adventure at the Huntington Library!  Meet at Samy’s Camera Pasadena for a quick instructional session where Art will go over skills including how to photograph nature and the best camera settings needed for the afternoon shoot.  Students will break for lunch and meet at the Huntington at 1:30pm to spend the rest of the day shooting with Art as your guide. Level: Beginner to Intermediate. Attendee should…

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Capture One Pro Master Class with Natasha Calzatti – PA

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$195.00

Find out what Capture One is, what it does and how it can help you process and organize your images. With Capture One, manage your photos and edit all-in-one program for a simple streamlined process. Even if you have never used Capture One Pro before, this is your opportunity to explore its interface and find out how it works. Natasha will teach you how it can play a role in your creative process. In this workshop you will learn the following: Import…

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April 2020

Beginning Adobe Photoshop with Natasha Calzatti – PAS

April 5 @ 11:15 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$195.00

In this intensive one day hands-on computer workshop, longtime Photoshop instructor Natasha Calzatti will cut through the complexity of Photoshop and help you to master it as a photographic tool. Natasha will show you the fundamentals of Photoshop, how to do the things most beginners want to do when they first open up the program. This workshop is designed for the Lightroom or beginner Photoshop user. Technical Level: Beginner Topics Covered: Adobe Bridge, the next-generation File Browser, where you can…

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

April 11 @ 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

*Included in the price of the class is a roll of film and film processing! 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…

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Introduction to Lighting for Portrait Photography with Joe & Mirta Barnet – Pasadena

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

Instructors Joe and Mirta Barnet will teach you how to create beautifully lit indoor and outdoor portraits using  speedlights; on and off camera, as well as other low priced, medium, battery powered flash units like the Godox AD200. Collapsible reflectors, umbrellas and translucent panels will also be used. We will cover the basic principles of lighting a single subject. Today’s lighting gear makes it very easy for a beginning photographer to use OCF (off-camera flash) like a pro. Inexpensive flash…

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Introduction to Lighting for Portrait Photography with Joe & Mirta Barnet – Pasadena

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

Instructors Joe and Mirta Barnet will teach you how to create beautifully lit indoor and outdoor portraits using  speedlights; on and off camera, as well as other low priced, medium, battery powered flash units like the Godox AD200. Collapsible reflectors, umbrellas and translucent panels will also be used. We will cover the basic principles of lighting a single subject. Today’s lighting gear makes it very easy for a beginning photographer to use OCF (off-camera flash) like a pro. Inexpensive flash…

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May 2020

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

May 2 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$39.95

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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June 2020

The Wedding Photography Workshop with Joe & Mirta Barnet – Pasadena

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$175.00

This comprehensive, 7-hour workshop (not including a 30 min. lunch break) covers the full scope of wedding photography.  It is divided into 3 main sections: 1) Business, 2) Gear/Shooting, and 3) Post Production.  Models will be provided for a hands-on shoot. Starting with the business side, the Barnets will cover marketing, social media, pricing, contracts, sales, the best photo equipment for wedding coverage and much more. After a short lunch break, the class will photograph models, a couple in “engagement session”…

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Intermediate Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$45.00

In this class students will learn new tricks as well as expand their current knowledge of photography and their Nikon cameras. Learn how to properly control color, make any size print through up-sizing your resolution, best lenses to use and when, using filters, how to use flash successfully and much more.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 on it for photos.

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Intermediate Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$45.00

In this class students will learn new tricks as well as expand their current knowledge of photography and their Nikon cameras. Learn how to properly control color, make any size print through up-sizing your resolution, best lenses to use and when, using filters, how to use flash successfully and much more.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 on it for photos.

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August 2020

Introduction to Product Photography with Joe & Mirta Barnet – PA

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 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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October 2020

Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

October 10 @ 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 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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Photographing the Gardens at the Huntington Library with Art Ramirez

October 17 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

Join Samy’s instructor Art Ramirez and a group of like minded photo enthusiasts for a photo adventure at the Huntington Library!  Meet at Samy’s Camera Pasadena for a quick instructional session where Art will go over skills including how to photograph nature and the best camera settings needed for the afternoon shoot.  Students will break for lunch and meet at the Huntington at 1:30pm to spend the rest of the day shooting with Art as your guide. Level: Beginner to Intermediate. Attendee should…

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