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Friday, Apr 18 - 02

Friday, April 18

  • 06:00PM
    Our Price: $14.99
    When:
    Fri, Apr 18, 06:00PM - 08:00PM
    Intro to Photo Editing with David H. Wells
    Instructor:
    David Wells
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    Master photographer and teacher, David H. Wells will show you how to edit images with a clear vision. This Friday night seminar, David will walk you through his career path, show examples of best edits of his work and teach you the basics of selecting the best few images from a large set of work. 

    This seminar opens the door for Saturday's hands-on learning experience with David Wells (Saturday April 18th 11:30am-2:30pm). If you are interested in attending the workshop and receiving the seminar for free, please click here for more information or to sign up.

Friday, April 18

  • 06:00PM
    Our Price: $125.00
    The key to growth as a photographer? Prints on the table! with David Wells
    Instructor:
    David Wells
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    On Saturday, each student should bring a stack of photos (4x6 to 8x10 inch prints only; no digital files) for selection/editing. Ideally, the set will be approximately 100 images on one, two, or maybe three different subjects/themes, which will be edited down to a top twenty during the class. Students leave the class with an education in photo editing AND a professionally executed edit that will cut their large set of images down to a final, tightly edited and clearly defined top twenty.

    Saturday's Class is limited to 10 students. PURCHASE THIS WORKSHOP AND RECEIVE THE SEMINAR FOR FREE (Friday, April 18, 2014 - 6:00pm-8:00pm)! You will walk away with a better sense of which images to choose and display in your ever-growing portfolio. Learning to pick out your best work, or changing the necessary elements in your previous work, is key to developing as a successful photographer.

Saturday, April 19

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $40.00
    When:
    Sat, Apr 19, 11:00AM - 03:00PM
    Macro Photography with Brett Wells and SIGMA
    Instructor:
    Brett Wells
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    If you like to shoot small or want to learn how, join us for this informative program conducted by Brett Wells, a Sigma Technical Representative.  Brett will walk you through the basics of how to choose a macro lens, the proper accessories, and the right environment for macro photography.  Tips and techniques for great macro images will also be covered.

    After the seminar, students will practice in-studio.  A variety of macro stations, featuring flowers and objects, will be set up for the shoot.

    In addition to Brett's guidance, SIGMA lenses and flashes will be available for students to use during the workshop!


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Saturday, April 19

  • 11:30AM
    Our Price: $125.00
    The key to growth as a photographer? Prints on the table! with David Wells
    Instructor:
    David Wells
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    On Saturday, each student should bring a stack of photos (4x6 to 8x10 inch prints only; no digital files) for selection/editing. Ideally, the set will be approximately 100 images on one, two, or maybe three different subjects/themes, which will be edited down to a top twenty during the class. Students leave the class with an education in photo editing AND a professionally executed edit that will cut their large set of images down to a final, tightly edited and clearly defined top twenty.

    Saturday's Class is limited to 10 students. PURCHASE THIS WORKSHOP AND RECEIVE THE SEMINAR FOR FREE (Friday, April 18, 2014 - 6:00pm-8:00pm)! You will walk away with a better sense of which images to choose and display in your ever-growing portfolio. Learning to pick out your best work, or changing the necessary elements in your previous work, is key to developing as a successful photographer.

Monday, April 21

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $400.00
    When:
    Mon, Mar 03, 06:30PM - 08:30PM
    Mon, Apr 21 6:30PM - 8:30PM
    Intro to Photoshop with Don Polzo (8 Sessions)
    Instructor:
    Don Polzo
    Skill Level:
    Beginner

    Through 8 sessions of hands-on computer use, demonstration, and practice, students will learn the fundamentals of photoshop from Don Polzo, an Adobe Certified instructor.

Tuesday, April 22

  • 11:00AM
    Intro to Flash Photography

    Class Code: UUU207

    Our Price: $75.00
    When:
    Tue, Apr 22, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Intro to Flash Photography
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    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.

Tuesday, April 22

  • 06:30PM
    Intro to Flash Photography

    Class Code: UUU207

    Our Price: $75.00
    Intro to Flash Photography
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    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.

Wednesday, April 23

  • 11:00AM
    Intro to Macro Photography

    Class Code: UUU208

    Our Price: $75.00
    When:
    Wed, Apr 23, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Intro to Macro Photography
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    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.

Wednesday, April 23

  • 06:30PM
    Intro to Macro Photography

    Class Code: UUU208

    Our Price: $75.00
    Intro to Macro Photography
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    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.

Thursday, April 24

  • Sold Out!
    11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Thu, Apr 24, 11:00AM - 01:00PM

    Sold Out!

  • Sorry, this item is currently unavailable
  • The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    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.

Thursday, April 24

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $400.00
    When:
    Thu, Mar 06, 06:30PM - 08:30PM
    Thu, Apr 24 6:30PM - 8:30PM
    Understanding Lightroom with Don Polzo (8 Sessions)

    Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars.

    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.

Thursday, April 24

  • Sold Out!
    06:30PM
    Our Price: $49.00
  • Sorry, this item is currently unavailable
  • The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    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.

Saturday, April 26

  • 10:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    Photo Class and Stroll Through Grounds For Sculpture with Michael Downey
    Instructor:
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    Whimsical.  Playful.  Contemplative. And over 250 sculptures!  That's how the Grounds For Sculpture describes itself, and it certainly does live up to its claim.  Join Michael Downey for a photo excursion that's sure to inspire.

    There will also be a drawing for two $25 Unique Photo Gift Cards!

    This workshop is for novice and intermediate photographers.  Registration includes entrance into the park.

Saturday, April 26

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Sat, Apr 26, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    Understanding Your Digital SLR III: Composition
    Instructor:
    Rick Gerrity
    Skill Level:
    Intermediate

    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.

Saturday, April 26

  • 12:00PM
    Our Price: $40.00
    When:
    Sat, Apr 26, 12:00PM - 02:00PM
    Creating Your Signature Look Using DxO Software with Hector Martinez
    Instructor:
    Hector Martinez
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    Join DxO Tech Rep Hector Martinez in this hands-on workshop and learn how to create your signature style using DxO's Optics Pro and FilmPack software!  Hector will take you step-by-step from capture to processing the final image in-class. There will be a live model and demo before attendees take a quick turn.

    Attendees are encouraged to bring some images on a flash drive. If you have a laptop (with or without DxO already installed), please bring it as well.


     

Saturday, April 26

  • Sold Out!
    02:00PM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Sat, Apr 26, 02:00PM - 04:00PM

    Sold Out!

  • Sorry, this item is currently unavailable
  • The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    Instructor:
    Rick Gerrity
    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.

Saturday, April 26

  • 02:30PM
    Our Price: $10.00
    When:
    Sat, Apr 26, 02:30PM - 03:30PM
    Shifting Perspective Using DxO ViewPoint with Hector Martinez
    Instructor:
    Hector Martinez
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    Join DxO Tech Rep Hector Martinez and learn how you can use DxO ViewPoint to correct perspective and distortion. Save valuable time with ViewPoint and see how easy it is compared to Photoshop!

    This class is perfect for architecture, interiors, and real estate photography. Attendees are encouraged to bring some images on a flash drive. If you have a laptop (with or without DxO already installed), please bring it as well.

Monday, April 28

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Mon, Apr 28, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    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.

Monday, April 28

  • 06:30PM
    Our Price: $49.00
    The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    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.

Wednesday, April 30

  • 11:00AM
    Our Price: $49.00
    When:
    Wed, Apr 30, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
    The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    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.

Wednesday, April 30

  • Sold Out!
    06:30PM
    Our Price: $49.00
  • Sorry, this item is currently unavailable
  • The Art of Seeing: Improving Your Artistic Eye
    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.

Thursday, May 01

  • 06:00PM
    Our Price: $10.00
    When:
    Thu, May 01, 06:00PM - 08:00PM
    Nature Photography: Composure and Exposure with David Blinder
    Instructor:
    David Blinder
    Skill Level:
    Everyone

    Join experienced and published New Jersey photographer Dave Blinder for an in-depth seminar on Nature Photography: Composure & Exposure!  Learn how you can take your appreciation for the outdoors and progress from snapshots to fine art.

    All attendees will also be automatically entered into a raffle for a Domke Camera Bag!

    This course is best suited for intermediate level shooters already familiar with basic DSLR controls.  Q&A is strongly encouraged.


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