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  • Canon Clean and Check Service

    Class Code: UUU041

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Technicians from the Canon Professional Services team will be providing their detailed Clean and Check service at our CANON TAKEOVER in Fairfield, NJ! Register early to reserve your spot!

    CLEAN & CHECK HOURS
    Sat, Sept 24th (10am - 5pm)  /  Last Drop-off: 4pm
    Sun, Sept 25th (10am - 4pm)  /  Last Drop-off: 3pm
    Walk-ups are NOT guaranteed.


    Canon Clean & Check Terms:
    • Limit 1 reservation/spot per person per day.
    Any additional orders will be cancelled and refunded.
    • Limit 1 Canon camera OR lens service per reservation.
    • Service is for Canon cameras and lenses only.
    • Please arrive as early as possible within your registered timeframe. Each item will be taken in on a first come, first served basis and service may take up to a few hours to be completed.



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  • Canon Takeover: The Magic of Gels with Lindsay Adler (Canon)

    Class Code: UUUC192

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Welcome to the magical world of gels! Color is one of the most important visual tools available to photographers, and in this lecture and demonstration, photographer and Canon Explorer of Light Lindsay Adler will show you how to create a range of dramatic, saturated looks through color gel photography!


    TOPICS INCLUDE:
    • Color theory
    • Gel placement
    • Color choice
    • Creative lighting techniques
     


    She'll discuss the above topics and more with the help of a live model. Don't miss this CANON TAKEOVER class and leave inspired, invigorated, and confident to create stunning images of your own with colorful gels!



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  • *FREE RSVP* Black Memorabilia Film Screening with Ron Tarver (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUP023

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    BLACK MEMORABILIA moves beyond perverse attractions and absolute objections to collectibles and antiques that serve as reminders of America’s troubled racial history. The film combats a set of generalized stereotypes by presenting an intimate and poetic portrait of the people who consume, manufacture and assume the identities of these objects.

    Join us at Unique Photo Philly for a free screening of Chico Colvard's film with Guggenheim Fellow, Pulitzer Prize winner, and Swarthmore College Associate Professor Ron Tarver! There will be a discussion and Q&A with Ron and his SHINE gallery show curator, Susanna Gold.

    *Seating is very limited, so please RSVP only if you'll be able to attend. If your plans change, please let us know at [email protected] so that seats can be opened up to others.

  • *FREE RSVP* Tiffen Filters Demo Day

    Class Code: UUU070

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Stop by Unique Photo Fairfield and see what Tiffen Filters is all about! From neutral density filters for your landscape and nature photography to close-up diopters and cinematic filters for your drone photography, Tiffen can help you take your photography to the next level.

    Speak with our Tech Rep, Jon, and get a better understanding of the effects and uses of different filters, and what might be best for your photographic needs.

    There may also be some giveaways and raffles, so join us anytime from 11am - 3pm and be sure to bring your cameras and questions!

     

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  • Understanding Your Camera I: The Basics

    Class Code: UUU103

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner

    This class takes place at our FAIRFIELD location.
    If you want to register for class in Philly (PA), click here.

    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.

    *This class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • *FREE RSVP* Bird Photography 101 with the Canon EOS R System (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUPC193

    Join Canon Technical Rep Heather Krut at Unique Photo Philly as she presents a visual walkthrough of menus and settings to optimize your Canon EOS R System camera for bird photography!

    TOPICS INCLUDE:
    • Differences within the EOS R lineup
    • Lenses & shooting tips for birding
    • Custom camera & button settings
    • Autofocus

    Put these lessons to practice at one (or more) of Audubon's Philly Birding Weekend's field trips from October 7th - 9th! Heather will also be at our booth at FDR Park (500 Pattison Avenue &, S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19145) on Saturday, October 8th, so feel free to stop by with any additional questions you may have.


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  • *FREE RSVP* Fujifilm Demo Day

    Class Code: UUU052

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Fifth generation imaging technology brings high resolution and speed to the next evolution of X Series. Equipped with a new 40.2-megapixel sensor, the brand new X-H2 offers unrivaled image quality for both stills and video, unlocking a world of creative possibilities far beyond what any previous APS-C format camera has ever done before.

    Join us in-store at our Fairfield location for your chance to try out the X-H2, new GF 20-35mm F/4, and more of the latest Fujifilm products! Technical Rep John will be in-store to demo and answer all of your questions, so be sure to stop by.
     


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  • Photography at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

    Class Code: UUU407

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Michael Downey for a photowalk at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

    The day will begin with a close-up and macro lesson before putting everything to practice on the beautiful florals and various wildlife. You're welcome to explore and photograph at your own pace, or stay with the group throughout the garden. Either way, Michael will be around to provide assistance as you practice your macro, landscape, and even HDR photography.

    *Limited to 15 registrants.
    *Registration includes admission into the garden.
    *Bring a remote release, close-up filters, macro lens, and extension tube. Tripods are allowed in some areas, but not all.

    *Please wear comfortable shoes.
    *Keep an eye out for Michael's email the week of.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Intro to Photoshop CC with Adobe Certified Instructor Blake Taylor

    Class Code: UUU329

    Instructor: 
    Blake Taylor
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    If you are crunched for time and want to learn as much as you can about Photoshop as fast as you can, then this is the course for you! Learn the Basics of Photoshop with Certified Adobe Instructor Blake Taylor! Blake will review the essential tools to enhance your photographs.

    NOTE: Practice images will be provided. You will receive a take home booklet to reference when needed.

    WHAT TO BRING: Please bring 1-2 images you would like to work on. Each student will need a notebook (paper) and some type of storage and transfer media for image files to bring to and from class. Thumb drives or external pocket hard drives are all suitable.

    *Our digital lab has MAC desktops. If you'd prefer to bring your own laptop, please let us know ahead of time by emailing [email protected] We'll also be emailing you files that you'll need to download prior to the class date.
    *Limited to 8 registrants.

    Our Price: $149.00
  • Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering

    Class Code: UUU200

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner

    This class takes place at our FAIRFIELD location.
    If you want to register for class in Philly (PA), click here.

    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!

    *This class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

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

    Class Code: UUUP103

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    This class takes place at our PHILADELPHIA location.
    If you want to register for class in Fairfield (NJ), click here.

    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.

    *This class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Slow Shutter Speed at the Red Mill Museum Village with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU553

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Michael Downey at The Red Mill Museum Village in Clinton, NJ and practice your slow shutter speed photography!

    Michael will go over the basics of shooting with slow shutter speeds and its advantages in daylight. Lesson handouts will be provided so you can follow along and use them for future reference.

    Afterwards, everyone will set up along the village to begin shooting. The Red Mill Museum Village is the setting for over 200 years of history. Within the walls of a dozen buildings, contained in the wood and cloth of 40,000 objects are the stories of the growth of a community. There will be time to create images from several different positions on each side of the water. Michael will also demonstrate the use of graduated neutral density filters, neutral density filters, and polarizing filters with the Lee100 Filter System.

    *Limited to 25 registrants.
    *Keep an eye on your email for Michael's recommendations on the minimum and optimum gear to bring!

    Our Price: $29.00
  • Intro to Lightroom Classic CC with Adobe Certified Instructor Blake Taylor

    Class Code: UUU334

    Instructor: 
    Blake Taylor
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Adobe Certified instructor Blake Taylor for this hands-on class that will introduce you to Adobe Lightroom Classic CC!

    By following a photographic workflow, you’ll first learn how to import digital photos into Lightroom. From there, you’ll learn different ways to manage your photos, make one-click adjustments, and then all the way to making more advanced adjustments using the controls that Lightroom offers. You’ll also experiment with Lightroom’s non-destructive environment by enhancing a variety of photos by working within Lightroom’s Library and Develop modules. By the end of the class, you will have a much stronger working knowledge of the program and be ready to apply what you learned to your own photos.

    *Our digital lab has MAC desktops. If you'd prefer to bring your own laptop, please let us know ahead of time by emailing [email protected] We'll also be emailing you files that you'll need to download prior to the class date.
    *Limited to 8 registrants.

    Our Price: $149.00
  • Understanding Your Camera III: Composition and Shooting

    Class Code: UUU201

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner

    This class takes place at our FAIRFIELD location.
    If you want to register for class in Philly (PA), click here.

    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. Learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs, as well as how to analyze color temperature of light and its effects on your photographs.

    Once we've covered the essentials of white balance and composition, students will spend the remainder of the class shooting and practicing everything they've learned in the "Understanding Your Camera" series of classes!

    *This class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.
    *Class size will be limited.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUP104

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    This class takes place at our PHILADELPHIA location.
    If you want to register for class in Fairfield (NJ), click here.

    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!

    *This class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Intro to Photoshop CC 5-Week Intensive Workshop with Blake Taylor

    Class Code: UUU493

    Instructor: 
    Blake Taylor
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Adobe Certified Instructor Blake Taylor for this intensive 5-week, hands-on class that will introduce you to the latest version of Adobe Photoshop CC! Even if this is the very first time you’ve ever worked in Photoshop, the class will start with the very basics. You'll learn how to open up Photoshop and how to bring a Raw image into Photoshop by way of Camera Raw, as well as the basics of image enhancements.

    Once you are comfortable with the basics, you will begin to learn more advanced techniques, from creating selections and masks in order to enhance just parts of a photo, to learning about blending modes, to creating adjustment layers. You will also spend lots of time experimenting on your own with your personal photos. By the end of the 5 weeks, you will have lots of information so that you can better teach yourself how to make your photos look their best! 

    Registration Includes 5 Saturday Sessions:
    October 22th, 29th (11am - 1pm)
    November 5th, 12th, 19th (11am - 1pm)

    WHAT TO BRING: Each student will need a notebook (paper) and some type of storage and transfer media for image files to bring to and from class. Thumb drives or external pocket hard drives are all suitable.

    *Our digital lab has MAC desktops. If you'd prefer to bring your own laptop, please let us know ahead of time by emailing [email protected] We'll then also email you files to download prior to the class date.
    *Limited to 8 registrants.

    Our Price: $399.00
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  • Ultimate Understanding Your Camera (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUP120

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    If you are interested in photography but don’t have a lot of time to spend in the classroom, we understand -- life gets in the way of your free time! Why not learn all you need to know about your DSLR or mirrorless camera in one day? In this intensive full-day class, master all of the tips, tricks, and techniques in our most popular trio of classes: Understanding Your Camera.

    *Includes 1-hour lunch break. You may bring your own lunch or head out to a local spot.
    *This class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

    *Due to the class structure, vouchers cannot be used.

    Our Price: $99.00
  • Understanding Your Camera III: Composition and Shooting (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUP105

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    This class takes place at our PHILADELPHIA location.
    If you want to register for class in Fairfield (NJ), click here.

    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. Learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs, as well as how to analyze color temperature of light and its effects on your photographs.

    Once we've covered the essentials of white balance and composition, students will spend the remainder of the class shooting and practicing everything they've learned in the "Understanding Your Camera" series of classes!

    *This class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.

    Our Price: $49.00