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  • EXPO: Photoshop Basics - Layers and Filters with Blake Taylor

    Class Code: UUU743

    Instructor: 
    Blake Taylor
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    In this EXPO digital lab class, Adobe Certified Instructor Blake Taylor will go over layers (what they are, how to create/move/duplicate/delete them, styles, and more) and filters (blur, sharpening, distorting, etc... and how to use them effectively) in Photoshop CC.

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  • EXPO: Small Worlds Make Big Pictures: Art of Macro w. Ken Hubbard (Tamron)

    Class Code: UUU7200

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Understanding and successfully seeing the world through macro photography brings to life literally a new perspective. When considering the smaller scale, every detail plays a bigger role to identify the subject, decrease distraction, and create a truly impactful image. Through this seminar, Ken Hubbard will discuss how to use the equipment needed to successfully create macro images; composition and lighting; and common post production practices. Join us for this fun, creative photography topic that is accessible to every photographer!


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  • EXPO: Integrating Motion Into Your Creative Repertoire with Ben Moon (Sony)

    Class Code: UUU7238

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Making content that will stand out in today’s media saturated market is a ever evolving challenge. As a photographer, learning to utilize motion as a storytelling tool will both elevate your appeal to clients and also make you a more well rounded creative.

    Join Ben Moon as he offers his insights on strategies for producing meaningful video content. You'll explore the lessons learned in making Denali, a very personal short film about Ben and his dog that now has over 15 million views.


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  • EXPO: Stylized Outdoor Model Shoot with Rick Friedman

    Class Code: UUU7053

    Instructor: 
    Rick Friedman
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Rick Friedman for an outdoor shoot with our Expo models! Rick will be using off-camera flash, a variety of light modifiers, and props to create stylized portraits. Don't forget your cameras!

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  • *FREE RSVP* Hoboken Film Lovers Event

    Class Code: UUU061

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    LOVE FILM? Meet and greet with other film enthusiasts at our Hoboken location on Friday, April 27th, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm! This event offers the perfect opportunity to discuss film photography with like-minded shooters while showing off your own submitted film work in a public gallery of prints. There will be a gallery of guest submitted work on display and a number of our lab technicians and staff will be there to answer any questions and meet with you!

    SUBMIT YOUR WORK TO BE DISPLAYED! We encourage any event attendees to submit up to two digital scans of their film work to our photo lab in advance of the event. From April 27th to the 29th, your work will be featured in a slideshow-based gallery in the classroom during the event. Submit up to two of your digital scans to contests@uniquephoto.com.

    Feel free to stop by the photo lab counter at our Fairfield location to have your film professionally printed using our new black & white film processing service.

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  • Star Trails and Milky Way Shoot with Jennifer Khordi

    Class Code: UUU381

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Jennifer Khordi for a seminar and on-location overnight shoot on how you can shoot images of star trails and the Milky Way!

    Seminar: Thursday, April 19th (6:30pm - 8:30pm)
    Jennifer will provide a live demonstration on how she processes her images. She will also discuss in detail how to use StarStax and how to stack for noise-free Milky Way images.

    Overnight Shoot: Fri, April 20th - Sat, April 21st (9:30pm - 6:00am)
    Meet up at the private East Point Lighthouse (10 Lighthouse Rd, Heislerville, NJ 08324) and get ready for an overnight shoot to capture star trails!  Jennifer will go over camera settings and help with setup. The group will then drive back to Avalon to shoot the Milky Way. Attendees need to bring a fast wide angle lens, sturdy tripod (no travel ones), a corded remote that simply locks, DSLR camera, head lamp, warm clothes, and hiking boots.

    *Limited to 10 registrants.
    *Please dress warm and note that there will be some hiking involved.
    *If you're unable to make the shoot and would just like to attend the seminar, click here.

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  • EXPO: Landscape Photography from Your Backyard to the Grand Canyon (Tamron)

    Class Code: UUU7247

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Whether you are standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon or just trying to capture colorful flowers in your garden, this seminar will provide you with helpful hints on how to best capture your subjects. Ken Hubbard will help you see and manipulate light to create the right exposures, create powerful composition, and understand what lens to use and why!

    So, stop wondering, "Why don’t my images come out the way I want?" Join Ken as he shows you how to make the most of your photography.


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  • EXPO: Canon Clean and Check Service

    Class Code: UUU041

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Stop by the Canon room during our Expo for a fully-detailed check and clean of your Canon cameras and/or lenses! Technicans from the Canon Professional Services team will be providing this service each day of the Expo, so register early and don't miss out!

    Canon Clean & Check Hours:
    Fri, June 8th (10:00am - 5:30pm) • Last Drop-off: 4:30pm
    Sat, June 9th (10:00am - 5:30pm) • Last Drop-off: 4:30pm
    Sun, June 10th (10:00am - 5:00pm) • Last Drop-off: 4:00pm
    Walk-ups, if available, will be accepted during the final hour of service each day.

    Canon Clean & Check Terms:
    Techs will be servicing Canon camera bodies and lenses only.
    • Please register prior to the Expo! Walk-ins subject to availability.
    • Limit of (2) items per customer. You may bring a camera body and a lens, two camera bodies, or two lenses.
    • Items will be taken on a first come, first served basis.
    • It may take up to a few hours for service to be completed.
    • Techs can only service a limited number of items each day.
    • Some items, due to age, may not qualify for service.


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  • Photography at the Wolf Conservation Center

    Class Code: UUU525

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Michael Downey for a trip to the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) in South Salem, NY! The WCC is home for up to 30 wolves, four of which are "Ambassadors" whose presence helps visitors understand the importance of wild wolves. In addition, several red and Mexican gray wolves also reside at the center as part of their Species Survival Plan (SSP) program to help conserve threatened and endangered species. You'll have a chance to capture photographs from port holes and an elevated tower.

    Seminar at Unique: Fri, April 20th (6pm - 7:30pm)
    Excursion to WCC: Sun, April 22nd (7:30am - 12:30pm)



    *Transportation is included. Bus will leave from Unique promptly at 7:30am and return at approximately 12:30pm.
    *Limited to 20 registrants.

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  • EXPO: The Nikon D850 with Alex Podstawski (Nikon)

    Class Code: UUU7009

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    The Nikon D850 is a camera designed for the fine details, at high speeds, and in any lighting condition. Learn how to get the most out of Nikons newest FX camera with the D850 Tips and Tricks class. This camera is standout for combining the best of both worlds in high speed and high resolution photography.

    Join Nikon Technical Sales Representative Alex Podstawski for a class that will cover a wide range of topics, starting with the very basics of autofocus operation, to more advanced subjects like the use of wireless flash and more. There is something for everyone with the D850 and this class is no different; all skill levels are welcome to attend!


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  • Olympus Clean and Check

    Class Code: UUU044

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    RSVP for FREE and get your Olympus cameras and lenses cleaned and checked by official Olympus Technicians!

    Clean & Check Service may include:
    · Auto Focus Accuracy Check
    · Firmware Upgrade
    · Exterior Cleaning
    · Function Check
    · Image Stabilizer Check
    · Sensor & Optical Check

    *Olympus Techs will be at our Fairfield location from 10:00am - 5:30pm.
    *Items will be taken in on a first come, first serve basis.
    *This service is only valid for Olympus cameras and lenses.
    *Please be aware that it could potentially take a few hours for service to be completed.

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  • EXPO: Photographing a Solar Eclipse with Dr. William Gutsch

    Class Code: UUU7108

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Last August's total solar eclipse was spectacular, but the next one in the US isn't until 2024. So, astronomer and photographer Dr. William Gutsch and Unique Photo are prepared to whisk you off to Argentina for a total solar eclipse on July 2, 2019!

    In this seminar, Dr. Gutsch will talk about proper equipment for viewing and photographing a solar eclipse as well as details on our Argentine Eclipse Adventure with many exciting additional photo opportunities from the tango dens of Buenos Aires to a BBQ with gauchos on the pampas, wine tasting in the foothills of the Andes and spectacular Iguassu Falls on the Argentina-Brazil border.

    Dr. Gutsch, who, in addition, co-leads our annual Northern Lights treks to the Arctic, will also talk about those plans for 2019 and show examples of gorgeous stills and time lapses of the aurora along with tips on how to capture such images yourself.

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  • EXPO: Lightroom Basics - Develop Module with Blake Taylor

    Class Code: UUU761

    Instructor: 
    Blake Taylor
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Lightroom's Develop module includes controls for globally adjusting the color and tonal scale of your photos, as well as for making local adjustments. 

    In this EXPO digital lab class, Adobe Certified Instructor Blake Taylor will go over the editing options found in the module of Lightroom CC and how to make non-destructive adjustments and edits!

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  • EXPO: Capturing Beauty and Culture in Indian Weddings with Charmi Pena

    Class Code: UUU7241

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    The growth of Indian immigrants in the US has meant the growth of lavish luxury Indian weddings! Don't book one without knowing how to meaningfully capture this elaborate and beautiful culture. Join Nikon Ambassador Charmi Peña as she breaks down these multi-day affairs so that the next time you have an inquiry, you'll be ready to take it on!


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  • Star Trails and Milky Way Seminar with Jennifer Khordi

    Class Code: UUU379

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Jennifer Khordi for a seminar on how you can shoot images of star trails and the Milky Way! There will be a live demonstration of how she processes such images, as well as a detailed discussion on StarStax and how to stack for noise-free Milky Way images. Don't miss it!

    *If you'd like to join Jennifer and a small group for an on-location shoot at East Point Lighthouse the following evening, click here to register for the full workshop instead. It includes both this seminar and the shoot, and is limited to 10 registrants. Register for it early if you'd like to participate!

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  • EXPO 3-Day Show Pass: June 8th, 9th, and 10th

    Class Code: UUU700

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    RSVP for this 3-Day Show Pass and attend our Photo Expo for free at the Unique Photo® Superstore (123 US Hwy 46 West, Fairfield, NJ 07004). Each day will feature different photographic opportunities, classes, raffles, and much more. Join us for one, two, or all three days of the Expo!

    EXPO SHOW FLOOR HOURS
    Friday, June 8th: 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Saturday, June 9th: 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Sunday, June 10th: 10:00am - 5:00pm

    • Learn from the World's Best Photographers 
    • Explore and Experience Photo Excursions 
    • Interact with Manufacturer Representatives 
    • Shop and Take Advantage of Incredible Sales 
    • Enjoy Surprises, Raffles, and More


    Check out the Expo 2018 class schedule! Please note that separate registration is required for all Expo classes. They are $10 each and you'll receive a $10 Unique Photo Token for each registration. Tokens may be used for in-store purchases (even after the Expo is over!) and lunch at the food trucks during the Expo.

    • 06/09/18 Sat, 10:00AM - 6:00PM 06/10/18 Sun, 10:00AM - 5:00PM

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  • EXPO: Star Trails and Milky Way with Jennifer Khordi

    Class Code: UUU7105

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    In this presentation, you'll see some of Jennifer Khordi's favorite Milky Way and star trail images and learn about her gear, her settings, and how she planned each shot!

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  • EXPO: The Art of Viral Photography with Jordan Matter

    Class Code: UUU7237

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Jordan Matter is a portrait and dance photographer in New York City, the author of the NY Times bestseller, Dancers Among Us, and the critically celebrated, Dancers After Dark. He is a viral phenomenon with over two million followers on social media. His YouTube series, the "10 Minute Photo Challenge", has been viewed over 100 million times.

    As a speaker, Matter has infectious energy and wit, and he uses his experiences as a photographer to illustrate a grander concept. He has made a career out of relying on the unknown to provide inspiration: "I can teach anyone how to learn to be lucky," he says. He will explain the art of spontaneity using viral videos and exciting behind-the-scenes stories from some of his most outrageous shoots. Matter will discuss at length specific techniques to highlight your images and build your social media presence. You will leave both informed and inspired.

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  • Advanced Creative Lighting Shoot: Ambient, Speedlights, Strobes with Rick F

    Class Code: UUU371

    Instructor: 
    Rick Friedman
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Once you've learned how to use your speedlights effectively, join award-winning photographer Rick Friedman as he helps you dive further into the world of creative lighting and its possibilities!

    Topics Covered:
    • Work with studio strobes and portable studio strobes
    • Mix the studio strobes with speedlights
    • Create various lighting situations with professional models
    • Control light with grids, beauty dishes, strip lights, Octas, CineFoil, gaf tape 
    • Add colors and patterns to your photography
    • Create different background with lighting
    • Photographing models outside and inside, weather permitting
    • Mixing ambient light with your strobes.

    *Please bring your own camera, lenses, and a speedlight.
    *Attendees must already possess an understanding of ISO, shutter speed, aperture (f-stop), and the function buttons of speedlights.

    SAVE $49 when you register for both "Creative Lighting Shoot: Speedlights" (UUU370) and "Advanced Creative Lighting Shoot: Ambient, Speedlights, Strobes" (UUU371)! Add both classes to your cart and the savings will be automatic.
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  • Mastering Adobe Lightroom with Joe Brady

    Class Code: UUU227

    Instructor: 
    Joe Brady
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Adobe Lightroom is an important software to master as it is both easy to use and powerful in its editing and organization capabilities. It's equally important to make sure that your images are organized in a way that makes adding new images easy and allows you to quickly find any image in your library of photographs. This four-part series takes you from the beginning. Starting with getting organized, you will learn about each of Lightroom's Modules and have an introduction to the tools available. Each successive class will take you from basic to intermediate to advanced edits of both Landscape and Portrait images and will end with getting your images printed from both your own desktop printer and from a photo lab. Once you master Lightroom, you are sure to find it your go-to place for many of your complete photo edits. 

    Includes 4 Wednesday evening classes:
    · Class 1 March 14th (6:30pm - 8:00pm)
    · Class 2: March 28th (6:30pm - 8:00pm)
    · Class 3: April 4th (6:30pm - 8:00pm)
    · Class 4: April 11th (6:30pm - 8:00pm)

    *Specific topics for each class session are detailed below.
    *Classes will take place in the main classroom (not the digital lab). You may bring your own laptop to follow along, but it is NOT necessary.
    *Classes can also be purchased a la carte at $59 per class. To do so, please email university@uniquephoto.com or call 973-377-6454.

    Our Price: $59.00
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  • Photowalk at Philadelphias Magic Gardens with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU449

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is a nonprofit art museum and gallery space located in Isaiah Zagar’s visionary art environment at 1020 South Street, Philadelphia, PA.

    Spanning half a block, the museum includes an immersive outdoor art installation and indoor galleries. Zagar created the space using nontraditional materials such as folk art statues, found objects, bicycle wheels, colorful glass bottles, hand-made tiles, and thousands of glittering mirrors. The site is enveloped in visual anecdotes and personal narratives that refer to Zagar’s life, family, and community, as well as references from the wider world such as influential art history figures and other visionary artists and environments.

    The property is rich with photographic subjects. There are wonderful opportunities for close-up and macro photography as well. Michael Downey will present a short, concise class on panoramic and close-up photography, and then we'll have some fun!

    *Limited to 20 attendees.
    *Admission to PMG is included with registration.
    *Please meet up with Michael at the front entrance.
    *Michael will be around until 2pm, but you're welcome to stay later.

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  • Creative Lighting Shoot: Speedlights with Rick Friedman

    Class Code: UUU370

    Instructor: 
    Rick Friedman
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Come join us for a day of creating with speedlights and photographing models! Join award-winning photographer, Rick Friedman, for an intensive full-day, creative speedlight workshop! Whether you are a professional or amateur, you will greatly expand your knowledge of lighting when you learn how to utilize speedlights creativity. You won't want to miss this workshop!

    Topics Covered:
    • How to create interesting portraiture lighting with speedlight on-camera
    • How to create a multiple speedlights set ups
    • How to control your speedlights using modifiers, grip equipment, and radios
    • How to create hard & soft light using softboxes, striplights, reflectors, and grids
    • The use of color gels and projected backgrounds.
    • How to use your in camera light meter and using flash meters
    • Using your speedlights outside, weather permitting
    • The effects of lenses and depth of field in portraiture
    • Mixing ambient light and speedlights

    *Please bring your own camera, lenses, and a speedlight.
    *Attendees must already possess an understanding of ISO, shutter speed, aperture and basic camera functions.

    SAVE $49 when you register for both "Creative Lighting Shoot: Speedlights" (UUU370) and "Advanced Creative Lighting Shoot: Ambient, Speedlights, Strobes" (UUU371)! Add both classes to your cart and the savings will be automatic.
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  • Photographing Washington D.C. Monuments at Night with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU408

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Bring the whole family and explore Washington DC and the Cherry Blossom Festival during the day, and then photograph the monuments with Michael Downey at night!

    *Meet at The Marriott Residence Inn (1651 Oak St, Arlington, VA) at 5:00pm.
    *Included: Night photography seminar and limo transportation to each attraction on the itinerary during the "DC The Lights!" tour.
    *NOT included: Lodging, food, and transportation to/back from Washington DC.
    *Please bring a tripod and remote shutter release.
    *Details will be sent by Michael via email a day or two prior to the workshop.

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  • EXPO: Boxer Photo Shoot with Carlos Alvarado (Hensel)

    Class Code: UUU7056

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Hensel Ambassador Carlos Alvarado for a photo shoot with a boxer or two! Carlos will first teach you his techniques for setting up and shooting impactful and captivating images with studio lighting gear, provided by Hensel. Afterwards, you'll have a chance to photograph and create your own images!


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  • EXPO: Wedding Inspired Photo Shoot with Carlos Alvarado (Hensel)

    Class Code: UUU7057

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Hensel Ambassador Carlos Alvarado for a wedding inspired photo shoot with our Expo models! Carlos will first teach you his approach to engage and execute for a wedding day. Having the latest gear doesn’t mean anything if you’re not prepared for the fast paced day that comes with a wedding. This will offer you an exciting shooting experience using studio lighting gear, provided by Hensel. Afterwards, you'll have a chance to photograph the models outdoors and build your portfolio!


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  • Photographing Namibia with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU452

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Open Sky Senior Tour Leader Temu Nana and Unique Photo’s own Michael Downey as photo instructor on a two-week exploration of one of southern Africa’s most incredible countries. Designed by and for photographers, we’ll capture Namibia’s incredible night sky, best landscapes, and wildlife in the right light, at the right time. From the Skeleton Coast to the Salt Pans, Kolmanskop to the villages of the Himba, and the massive dunes of Sossusvlei to unforgettable Etosha National Park, Namibia is unlike any place on the planet, one we can’t wait to share with you!

    Included:
    Comprehensive pre-departure information, accommodations in luxury lodges and hotels, meals as indicated in the itinerary, special permits for after-hours access to sites, all gratuities, plus a complimentary travel wallet and personalized travel notebook with your final documents. Scroll down for all details!

    Please note that airfare is NOT included with this registration. Our tour operator partner can assist you with booking flights.

    *Pricing is subject to change after January 31st 2018.
    *Group is limited to 12 participants. Don't delay in reserving your seat!

    Please call Temu at 212-441-0024 or email university@uniquephoto.com to sign up!

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  • EXPO: Creating Wow-Worthy Wedding Images with Laura Hicks (Olympus)

    Class Code: UUU7243

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Creating images that your clients love and cherish requires more than just taking a good picture. High-end wedding clients desire a professional that will take them through the entire process, give them an amazing experience, and provide them with the highest quality of imagery.

    In this class, you will learn how to create lasting relationships with your clients that lead to wow-worthy wedding imagery that lasts for generations! Laura Hicks will give you the key to having your clients falling in love with their wedding pictures every time they look at them.


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  • EXPO: Cityscapes and Panoramas from Dusk Till Dawn with Lazarus Baptiste

    Class Code: UUU7106

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Come meet the Baddest man to pick up a camera since Austin Power... The Nightographer Lazarus Baptiste!

    In this session you will get a preview of his 4-year-long project NYCANDI. Images from this project have been featured in Vienna, Austria, as a Massive World Record Contender, in New York at Photoplus, and in Cologne, Germany at Photokina. Lazarus will share the stories behind some of his most delicious images and will cover topics like Night Photography in NYC without getting mugged, the importance of printing, the move to mirrorless, shooting panoramas, post processing techniques and why size matters.

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  • EXPO: The Stories We Are Seeking with Ami Vitale (Nikon)

    Class Code: UUU7240

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Ami Vitale has witnessed civil unrest and violence, but also surreal beauty and the enduring power of the human spirit. She has lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit — all in keeping with her philosophy of “living the story."

    Follow Ami on her journey through nearly 100 countries, beginning with her Nikon FM2 and a hundred rolls of Tri-X, to today where she is using video, stills, and virtual reality... to bring people and wildlife closer to one another.


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  • How to Photograph Your Pets with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU218

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Photographing pets in any setting can be challenging. Whether it's indoors with studio lights or outside with natural light, there are always multiple factors to consider. Join Unique University Head Instructor Michael Downey as he shares his secrets for pet photography and teaches you how to photograph your own pets in new and creative ways.

    For the indoor setting, we'll set up inside the classroom with both continuous lights and studio strobes. Weather permitting, we'll then move outside to take some shots on the front lawn. You'll have at least two hours to take photos of our pets during the live shoot, so don't forget your cameras!

    Topics Covered:
    • Tips for camera settings to get great quality images
    • Setting up your camera and lighting for continuous lighting and strobes
    • Recommended gear (flashes, radio triggers, softboxes)
    • Tips for composition and getting great expressions
    • Suggested places around the house to photograph
    • Methods for getting your dog or cat to look at the camera

    *Pets for the live shoot will be determined closer to the workshop date.
    *Limited to 20 students. Register early!

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  • EXPO: Outdoor Ballerina and Model Shoot with Rick Friedman

    Class Code: UUU7055

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Rick Friedman for an outdoor shoot featuring two professionally trained ballerinas: Zoe and Camila!

    You'll have a chance to capture their elegant and powerful forms, and our Expo models will also be present to provide more shooting opportunities! Rick will be using off-camera flash, a variety of light modifiers, and props to create some amazing portraits. Don't forget your cameras!

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  • EXPO: Beautiful Family Portraits Photo Shoot with Laura Hicks (Olympus)

    Class Code: UUU7244

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Creating beautiful portraits of families can seem a bit daunting. What if the kids don't behave? What if the location isn't great? What if dad is grumpy? What if their outfits are horrible?

    In this class, you will learn how to educate your clients ahead of the session and learn how to interact with them during the session in order to get images they will love for generations. Preparation is key to getting a session headed in the right direction. Having fun with the kiddos is the secret sauce that makes the parents love their session and come back year after year. Join Laura Hicks and bring your cameras for a hands-on family session that will give you the confidence to make serious money with family portraiture and have your clients hungry for more portraits every year!


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  • Monthly Meetup with Adventures in Photography and Unique Photo

    Class Code: UUU035

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Unique Photo® and Adventures in Photography (AIP) would like to invite you to our new monthly meetups! On the last Thursday of each month, registrants will meet at Unique® for networking, equipment swaps, a pizza dinner, and presentations by special guest speakers. Please scroll down further to see what's in store for the next meeting!

    *Last Thursday of each month is the regular meeting time. Due to holidays and other circumstances, please check this listing in case the meeting date/time is changed for any given month.
    *Registrants have the option of attending the whole meeting or just the featured speaker presentation. Registration fee will remain the same.
    *Registrants will receive their $10 tokens when signing in for the presentation.


    5/31/18 Meeting:
    Featured Speaker: Penelope Taylor
    Intro to Digital B&W Infrared Photography

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  • EXPO: Photoshop Basics - Tools Palette with Blake Taylor

    Class Code: UUU742

    Instructor: 
    Blake Taylor
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    If you're still relatively new to Adobe Photoshop CC and its interface, join Adobe Certified Instructor Blake Taylor for a lesson on the tools palette/panel!

    In this EXPO digital lab class, Blake will go through the tools one by one, from selection and cropping to painting, retouching, and much more.

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  • EXPO: Underwater with Ben Lowy (Sony)

    Class Code: UUU7248

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Sony Artisan Ben Lowy for the tips and techniques he uses to capture stunning underwater photographs from around the globe. From deep sea diving with great white sharks to high-end fashion, Ben will discuss everything from underwater lighting techniques and housing units to working with sea lions.


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  • Intro to Lightroom 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 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 as well as learn how make one-click adjustments 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.

    *Seating is limited to 13 students.
    *Our digital lab has MAC desktops. If you'd prefer to bring your own laptop, please let us know ahead of time by emailing university@uniquephoto.com.

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  • Capture the Scarlet Knights: Rutgers Football Scarlet-White Game

    Class Code: UUU517

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Rutgers Football will hold its annual Scarlet-White scrimmage game, on Saturday, April 14th at High Point Solutions Stadium! The gameday festivities include the Kid Zone and inflatables as well as the Block R Party presented by Miller Lite for families to participate in before kickoff. There's free admission to the game and festivities, so feel free to bring family and friends!

    This registration includes an extra perk: you'll get to photograph the entire game from the sidelines! It's a friendly scrimmage and amazing opportunity to get some great shots of your favorite players, the crowd, and the stadium from a different vantage point.

    *Limited to 4 attendees! Registration closes at 12pm on Friday, April 13th.
    *Meet at the Rutgers Trailer (with the DJ) located in the Block R at 2:00pm to pick-up your photo credentials.
    *Please note that registration does NOT include a class or instructor assistance.
    *Parking is NOT included, but will be free on a first come, first served basis.
    *For parking and stadium info, click here.

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  • EXPO: The Power of Portrait Photography with Mike Corrado (Nikon)

    Class Code: UUU7014

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Nikon’s own Michael Corrado as he will you amazing ways to make fun and dynamic portraits of family, friends and all of the people you are destined to meet, and making those powerful portraits serve and even greater purpose. You’ll learn about the different Nikon camera settings and the NIKKOR lenses to choose in portrait photography along with discovering the best quality of light that flatters your subjects. You’ll understand how to approach and guide the people you want to photograph and simply let natural situations unfold to capture more telling, candid moments with incredible impact, energy and emotion.


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  • EXPO: Controlling Light to Save Your Shoot with Frank Doorhof (Hensel)

    Class Code: UUU7246

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    In this 90-minute live shoot, Frank will show you some really cool lighting tips and tricks and explain the theory behind them. "Most photographers let the lighting controlled them, while in essence you should control the lighting." Without a doubt this is the motto that Frank lives and works by and he will show you how to master your model shoot without breaking the bank.


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  • Principles of Studio Lighting with John Ricard

    Class Code: UUU469

    Instructor: 
    John Ricard
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join professional photographer John Ricard for a workshop that's both fun and informative! With the help of a model, students will have a hands-on opportunity to shoot in each of the lighting setups we create and learn to understand some of the basic principles that will aid you in using artificial lights on-location or in the studio. John will also provide tips on how to pose the model and how the various lighting setups affect the model's posing. For each lighting setup discussed, you'll receive specific info on how you can create the setup with both a large budget and a small budget.

    By the end of the workshop, you will have a good understanding of which modifiers are best suited for your photography and your shooting style. You'll also have a chance to ask any questions you may have about lighting.

    Topics Covered: 
    • Hard vs Soft light 
    • Strobes vs Continuous lighting 
    • Using a Beauty Dish 
    • Using a 7” Parabolic Umbrella

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  • EXPO: How to Capture Stunning Dance and Performance Images with Ron Wyatt

    Class Code: UUU7242

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    If you want to really up your game when it comes to photographing actors, dancers, and other performers on and off the stage (whether at a Preschool or Carnegie Hall), this is a program you won’t want to miss. Ron Wyatt, International Photo Tour Leader and Two-Time Olympic Games Photographer, will cover a wide range of topics as he displays his inspiring work from two recent US tours with the Moscow Ballet.

    During this program, these and other topics will be covered:
    • How to prepare for a shoot, including what camera and lenses to consider.
    • What settings and focal lengths to use for your DSLR or Mirrorless cameras and lenses to help ensure sharp and striking photographs.
    • How to anticipate action and capture “decisive moments” with the help of continuous (burst) shooting.
    • A description of “Back Button Focus,” and why it can make a huge difference in your photography.
    • How to take portraits off-stage, with both on- and off-camera lighting.

    A selection of printed samples of Ron’s images will be shown, and questions will be taken from the audience during and after the presentation.

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  • EXPO: Tips for New Jersey Monthlys Cover Search Contest with Laura Baer

    Class Code: UUU7109

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Unique Photo and New Jersey Monthly magazine have teamed up for the 2018 Cover Search Contest! Get your original photo of New Jersey published on the cover of New Jersey Monthly and win special prizes. All photographers, from amateurs to professionals, are encouraged to submit their best photo representing their photographic skill and unique, compelling, unusual, and/or beautiful images of life in the Garden State.

    If you're thinking about entering the contest, don't miss this presentation with New Jersey Monthly Creative Director Laura Baer and Editor Ken Schlager! They will be giving some valuable tips and insights on the process of creating a magazine cover and what judges may be looking for in the winning entries.

    Click here for more info on the contest, its rules, and the amazing prizes!

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  • Ultimate Understanding Your Camera Full Day Workshop with Rick Gerrity

    Class Code: UUU120

    Instructor: 
    Rick Gerrity
    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 weekend day?  In this intensive class, master all of the tips, tricks and techniques of our most popular trio, Understanding Your Camera.

    *Lunch will be included.
    *Please note that this class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.
    *Due to the structure of this class, previous registrations including Bundle Purchases, Groupon, Living Social, and Amazon Local vouchers cannot be used.

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  • Moon Photography Seminar with Jennifer Khordi

    Class Code: UUU376

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Jennifer Khordi for a presentation on how she goes about planning and taking her moon photography shots over NYC! She'll show you her ten favorite moon shots and discuss how she planned each shot using TPE and PhotoPills. She'll also go over her gear, camera settings, and press and exposure. There will be time for a Q&A session, so bring your questions!

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  • Photowalk at the Bronx Zoo with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU414

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Michael Downey for a photowalk through the zoo, photographing animals as they exist in a simulated natural environment. Michael will show you techniques for making your image look as if the animals are in the wild, eliminating reflections, glare, and fencing in your shots!

    The day starts with a short 30-minute class and then the trek begins. You can stay with Michael or take your own journey through the wild. Either way, Michael will be at the zoo until 2:00pm to provide assistance in capturing the image you had hoped for.

    *Please meet Michael at Bronx River Gate from Bronx River Parkway Parking.
    *Registration includes admission to the zoo, the congo gorilla forest, and the butterfly garden. Feel free to bring the kids for this one!

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  • EXPO: Moon Photography with Jennifer Khordi

    Class Code: UUU7104

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    In this presentation, you'll see some of Jennifer Khordi's favorite moon shots over New York City. She'll cover her gear, her settings, and how she planned each shot!

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  • EXPO: Digital Manipulation: How Much is Enough? with Nick Palmieri

    Class Code: UUU7107

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    In the world of modern digital photography we often become critical of images that have been digitally manipulated or "Photoshop-ed". This program with Nick Palmieri will review modern methods of digital manipulation and compare it to historical methods of image making.

    We will discuss "processing" versus "manipulation". We will also look at the value of plug-ins, actions, and advanced imaging programs in your photo preparation. We will spend time discussing (and possibly debating) the topic of when "enough is enough" and when manipulation "crosses the line". This program is meant to be fun and provoke thought.

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  • Macro Photography at Longwood Gardens with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU424

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    It's a fine time to exercise your macro photography at Longwood Gardens with Michael Downey!

    Their Conservatory is always filled with color, texture, form, and surprise, but when dozens of Longwood horticulturists are invited to express their passion for orchids (combined with an incomparable level of dedication and creativity), you have something that truly transcends description. Under the sparkling glass ceiling of the historic Orangery are a half-dozen opulent orbs boasting a bounty of blooms in the purest white. Chartreuse Cymbidium orchids sprout from an orange carpet of Seemannia to create a moment that will take your breath away. Longwood's Conservatory is one of the world's great greenhouse structures. It shelters 20 indoor gardens and 5,500 types of plants. At present, there are 195,668 square feet—or 4.5 acres—of covered display, production, and research greenhouses.

    A leisurely stroll through the display areas takes about 1½ hours and covers about ½ mile. We'll start with a brief lesson covering macro photography and photographing flowers. Michael will have accessories and tools that will help with your results!

    *Registration includes admission.
    *Please meet Michael at the Visitor's Center and Garden Shop.

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  • EXPO: Capturing Decisive Moments on the Street with Xyza Bacani (Fujifilm)

    Class Code: UUU7239

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Xyza Cruz Bacani is a Filipina Street and Documentary Photographer who has been featured in New York Times Lens Blog, CNN and various International media publication not only for her excellence in photography but also for her inspirational story.

    Join Xyza as she discusses how she captures the decisive moments on the street and how she uses the Fujifilm X system for her documentary photography.


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