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  • Understanding Your Camera III: White Balance and Composition

    Class Code: UUU201

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner

    Knowing all the science and mathematics behind photography can only take you so far. The art of photography is 90 percent seeing and 10 percent photographing. Students will learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs.

    Go over composition basics, such as the rule of thirds, perspective, horizontal vs. vertical orientation, and designing a photograph, to assist you in developing your own personal style and vision.

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • The Impossible Project: Silver Shade Summer Tour

    Class Code: UUU515

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Don't miss the Impossible Silver Shade Summer Tour's weekend stop at Unique Photo®!

    The Silver Shade Airstream bus is a hub of creative Impossible activity, featuring hourly workshops and a Photo Booth that will inspire and (re)introduce people to the world of instant analog photography.

    Airstream Bus at Unique Photo®:
    Saturday, August 23rd: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Sunday, August 24th: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    RSVP for FREE and stop by between these times!

    Workshops begin at the top of every hour.
    Last workshop of the day is at 4:00pm.

  • Photograph a Jackals Baseball Game and Fireworks

    Class Code: UUU413

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Head Instructor Michael Downey for a night of baseball and fireworks with the New Jersey Jackals!

    Tickets will be purchased early and space is limited, so register soon!  The fee includes admission to the game, instruction, and support throughout the game and fireworks.

    Our Price: $39.00
  • Photography at the Lehigh Valley Airshow with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU401

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Head out to Lehigh Valley International Airport and photograph an amazing airshow with Michael Downey!  Michael will teach you the techniques for photographing planes in flight and aerobatics. Some of the acts scheduled to appear are the Misty Blues Skydiving Team, 4CE Aerobatic Team, Sea Harrier, Black Diamond Jet Team, the t-28 Demo Team, and Gene Soucy & Teresa Storkes Wing Walker.

    Please note that in the event the airshow is canceled due to weather or other circumstances out of our control, there will be no refunds.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye

    Class Code: UUU202

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate

    When you look at an image you see the finished product, not what the photographer saw to make that image. And it's in this prior knowledge the photographer can take a snap shot and make a true photograph. Developing this type of vision takes both practice and patience.

    This latest class in the DSLR series will take you through a series of exercises which will help you maximize your natural artistic eye and increase the overall quality of your photographs. You will learn how to visually identify the balance of your photograph using traditional techniques, such as the rule of thirds.

    Our Price: $75.00
  • Mastering your Apple iPhone 4s, 5, 5s with Alexander

    Class Code: UUUIPHONE

    Instructor: 
    Alexander Sweetwood
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone
    • Set up your next iPhone
    • Navigate through settings
    • Use advanced notification features
    • Manage usage
    • Manage battery-life 
    • Use accessibility options
    • Learn to create and share photostreams
    • Print Wirelessly on Canon CP-910 & Fuji SP10 Printers
    • Gain 5+ tips you can teach someone else! Including:
      • AirDrop
      • Game Center
      • Background App Refresh
      • Do Not Disturb
      • iTunes Match
    Our Price: $30.00
  • Capture the Scarlet Knights Rutgers Football

    Class Code: UUU518

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join us at Rutgers University's High Point Solutions Stadium and shoot a Scarlet Knights football game this 2014 season!

    Only (9) spots are available per game!
    More information and details will be sent via email the week of the game.  Lunch will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches.  Parking is not included.

    Please register early!  Registration for each game closes on the Friday before, at noon.

    Our Price: $79.00
  • Rutgers Football Ultimate Experience: Be An Official Team Photographer

    Class Code: UUU519

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Become an official Rutgers Team Photographer during a Scarlet Knights football game at the High Point Solutions Stadium with your own FIELD PASS!

    Three spots are available per game!  All attendees will be on the field at the same time.
    More information and details will be sent via email the week of the game.
    Lunch will be provided, but attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches.  Parking is included.

    Please register early!  Registration for each game closes on the Friday before, at noon.

    Our Price: $495.00
  • Understanding Light Modifiers with John Ricard and Models

    Class Code: UUU466

    Instructor: 
    John Ricard
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    This hands-on workshop will address the question, "What type of light modifiers should I buy for my studio or location lighting setup?"

    If you’ve ever been overwhelmed by all the choices you face when choosing between umbrellas, soft boxes, beauty dishes, and so forth, then this workshop will help you tremendously. Using live models and a variety of light modifiers, John Ricard will demonstrate various ways of using these modifiers to achieve specific results. Participants will then have the opportunity to shoot the models using the various modifiers.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Understanding Your Camera I: The Basics

    Class Code: UUU103

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner

    You have a digital camera and you know that the images are going to be far superior to the ones captured by your point-and-shoot camera, but maybe you're not sure how that happens.  This class is for beginners to amateur photographers looking to gain a better understanding of the automated modes and features, as well as the manual control and capabilities, of your digital SLR or mirrorless camera.

    Get instruction on the importance of understanding the fundamentals (such as depth of field, ISO, aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, metering, white balance, reading histograms, on camera flashes, lenses) and how they will affect your photos!

    In the second half of the class, the students will work with their cameras and apply what they have learned.  The buttons and settings will be much easier to manipulate and each student will have develop the ability to capture the images closer to their vision.

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Baby and Kids Portraits 101 with Olympus and Westcott

    Class Code: UUU279

    Instructor: 
    Tracie Maglosky
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Tired of getting blurry, badly composed, or poorly lighted photos of your children?  Can't seem to get your camera settings right?

    Learn how to take amazing photos of your children!  This photography class will cover everything you will need to know to create memorable portraits of your kids everyday at home, school, dance studio, soccer field, and much more.

    Bring your DSLR, mirrorless, or point and shoot camera.  One may be provided during the class.


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    Our Price: $69.00
  • Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering

    Class Code: UUU200

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner

    Understanding the basics of exposure and metering are the building blocks to becoming a good photographer. This course will teach you these fundamental basics of photography such as the relationship between f-stops and shutter speeds, as well as understanding the positives and negatives of ISO/ASA sensitivity with your image sensor.

    How your camera's metering system works, metering modes, scene modes, advantages of RAW versus JPEG image files, interpreting the histogram, exposure compensation, manual controls and much more will all be discussed!

    Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Intro to Photoshop Elements with Don Polzo (8 Sessions)

    Class Code: UUU231

    Instructor: 
    Don Polzo
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Adobe Certified Instructor Don Polzo will go over most Tools, Menu Options, Adjustment Panels, Layers & Masks, and how to organize files in Photohop Elements 11.  At the completion of this course, students will have a solid, working understanding of the program.

    Our Price: $400.00
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  • Intro to Macro Photography

    Class Code: UUU208

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate

    Join Michael Downey as he discusses the distinction for close-up, macro, and micro photography.

    First, the necessary tools and accessories will be reviewed.  Next, camera settings and lens settings will be covered in great detail.  The proper technique for macro photography will be demonstrated and finally, potential subject matter is discussed.

    Our Price: $75.00
  • Understanding Lightroom with Don Polzo (8 Sessions)

    Class Code: UUU220

    Instructor: 
    Don Polzo
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner

    Through 8 sessions of hands-on computer use, demonstration, and practice, students will get a hands-on review of Adobe Lightroom while following a typical photographic workflow from Don Polzo, an Adobe Certified instructor.

    Our Price: $400.00
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  • Intro to Flash Photography

    Class Code: UUU207

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Intermediate

    In this class, Michael Downey will teach students how to manage additional lighting. The class will cover the pop-up flash built into DSLRs, as well as speedlites that go into the hot shoe.  You'll also learn how to use flash as the main, key, and fill light.  Flash compensation will also be discussed.

    Demonstrations include bouncing/reflecting flash, diffusing the light, and using flash for subject separation.

    Our Price: $75.00
  • Lights, Camera, Action: Making Pro-Style Videos with Harry Hillard

    Class Code: UUU145

    Instructor: 
    Harry Hillard
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Harry Hillard as he introduces you to the grammar of film/video production! Just like words need to go in a certain order to make an understandable sentence, shots in a video need to follow a specific grammar as well.

    You'll learn how the directors of Hollywood's feature films use the grammar and methods to make videos that seem “like a real movie” and not a series of unrelated clips.

    Register now to save on admission!
    Early Bird Special: $79  |  Regular: $89  |  After 10: $99

    Our Price: $79.00
  • Adobe Premiere Pro: Video Editing Basics with Harry Hillard

    Class Code: UUU148

    Instructor: 
    Harry Hillard
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    This workshop is designed for those who are either new to Adobe Premiere Pro or who have begun to dabble with this challenging software.

    Using demonstrations and hands-on exercises, the class will explore all phases of non-linear video editing while smoothing out the software’s steep learning curve.

    Ideally, students will bring laptops loaded with Premiere Pro to take advantage of the footage and exercises provided. However, students who have not yet acquired Premiere Pro will still benefit by observing the various demonstrations and discussions of editing principles.

    Our Price: $99.00
  • Lakota Wolf presented by Tamron at Unique University

    Class Code: UUU516

    Instructor: 
    Ken Hubbard
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Photo opportunities of a lifetime and the experience of watching and listening to packs of Tundra, Timber, and Arctic wolves can be yours!  View and photograph wolves in a natural surrounding with Unique University and Tamron!

    Seating for the excursion is limited, so register and reserve your spot today!
    *Only 30 spots available. You must be 16 years of age or older.*

    Our Price: $250.00
  • Introduction to High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography with Alan Kesselhaut

    Class Code: UUU316

    Instructor: 
    Alan Kesselhaut
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Ever want to have an image that contains a wide variety of contrasts from the levels of darkness in the shadows all the way to the brilliance of the late afternoon sun?  Instructed by Alan Kesselhaut, join us for an HDR experience and learn the skills that will take the mystery out of this exciting way of shooting and processing your images.

    Our Price: $49.00
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