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Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana

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3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States

February 2020

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

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$25.00 - $95.00

**UPDATE - DUE TO HIGH DEMAND A SECOND HANDS-ON SESSION HAS BEEN ADDED ON SUNDAY FEBRUARY 2ND FROM  3:30pm-6pm** This is a 2-part class including a lecture at Samy’s Camera, Santa Ana and a hands-on shoot at a local beach. 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…

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Introduction to Product Photography with Joe & Mirta Barnet – SA

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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,…

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

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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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Panasonic Basics – SA

February 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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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March 2020

Sony Presents: Intro to the Power of Imaging – SA

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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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The Wedding Photography Workshop with Joe & Mirta Barnet – SA

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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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Sony Mirrorless Tips and Tricks – SA

March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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Free

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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Beginning Olympus – Understanding Basic Operations & Mastering Unique Features with Kevin Carson – Santa Ana

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$29.95

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• Downloading images• Items to keep…

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April 2020

Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – SA

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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 menusShooting modesRAW vs JPEGCanon DPP softwareDirect printingDifferences and advantages of different lenses availableThis class is an entry level class and although it covers most Rebels and other upscale cameras it does not cover the 5Ds and EOS-1 DXs past their basic features.By registering for…

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

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$25.00 - $95.00

This is a 2-part workshop including a lecture at Samy’s Camera, Santa Ana and a hands-on shoot at a local beach. 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 you have to capture the motion of…

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August 2020

Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – SA

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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 menusShooting modesRAW vs JPEGCanon DPP softwareDirect printingDifferences and advantages of different lenses availableThis class is an entry level class and although it covers most Rebels and other upscale cameras it does not cover the 5Ds and EOS-1 DXs past their basic features.By registering for…

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November 2020

Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – SA

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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 menusShooting modesRAW vs JPEGCanon DPP softwareDirect printingDifferences and advantages of different lenses availableThis class is an entry level class and although it covers most Rebels and other upscale cameras it does not cover the 5Ds and EOS-1 DXs past their basic features.By registering for…

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