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  • Capturing, Organizing, and Editing Photos on Your iPhone

    Class Code: UUUA105

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join our resident Apple expert and instructor, Kareem Hamdi, and learn more about your iPhone!

    Not sure why your photos aren’t coming out great? Do you have an overwhelming number of pictures on your phone? How about problems touching up photos? Even if you're not sure how to take a photo on your iPhone, Kareem can help!  In addition to some basics, he'll cover different ways to capture eye-catching photos, a variety of built-in and extra creative tools for retouching, and how to share and print your photos.

    Models applicable for this class:
    · iPhone XS, XS Max, XR
    · iPhone X
    · iPhone 8 Plus, 8
    · iPhone 7 Plus, 7
    · iPhone 6s Plus, 6s
    · iPhone 6 Plus, 6
    · iPhone SE

    Our Price: $30.00
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  • Exploring Wedding and Portrait Photography in 2019 and Beyond (Panasonic)

    Class Code: UUU092

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Is portrait and wedding photography in 2019 the same it was 5 – 10 - 20 years ago? Definitely not. This industry continues to change at a pace that can be difficult to keep up with. Yesterday's shooting styles, equipment choices, post-production methods, and marketing strategies are already dated and antiquated

    Whether you are just starting your business or have been shooting for years, Panasonic Lumix Global Ambassador William Innes will discuss all of the major points of running a successful wedding and portrait photography enterprise in 2019 and beyond.

    Topics Include:
    • Equipment what’s changing and where is it all headed?
    • Styles – what should you be shooting?
    • Post Production – how to get some of your life back.
    • Marketing – what works and what doesn’t.
    • Social media – don’t hate it – embrace it.
    • Skills required to make it as a wedding photographer in 2018 and beyond.


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    Our Price: $10.00
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  • Movie Making on Your iPhone

    Class Code: UUUA110

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join our resident Apple expert and instructor, Kareem Hamdi, and learn more about your iPhone!

    Whether you prefer to hold your phone vertically or in landscape mode, learn how to capture the world around you. Kareem will cover iPhone's different video modes, how composition and lighting will affect your videos, how to edit within iMovie and other apps, and additional third-party apps that will help elevate your videos to the next level.

    Models applicable for this class:
    · iPhone XS, XS Max, XR
    · iPhone X
    · iPhone 8 Plus, 8
    · iPhone 7 Plus, 7
    · iPhone 6s Plus, 6s
    · iPhone 6 Plus, 6
    · iPhone SE

    Our Price: $30.00
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  • Understanding Your iPhone: Level 2

    Class Code: UUUA102

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join our resident Apple expert and instructor, Kareem Hamdi, and learn more about your iPhone!

    Are you looking for a deeper understanding your iPhone, its apps, and iCloud? In this class, we will do a deep dive in a few of the most used native apps on your phone, as well as how to find new apps in the Apple Store. Kareem will tailor this lesson to fit the interests of the group, but he will also cover calendars, contacts, force touch navigation, and iCloud in more detail.

    Models applicable for this class:
    · iPhone XS, XS Max, XR
    · iPhone X
    · iPhone 8 Plus, 8
    · iPhone 7 Plus, 7
    · iPhone 6s Plus, 6s
    · iPhone 6 Plus, 6
    · iPhone SE

    Our Price: $20.00
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  • Understanding Your iPhone: Level 1

    Class Code: UUUA101

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join our resident Apple expert and instructor, Kareem Hamdi, and learn more about your iPhone!

    Whether you're completely new to iPhones and Apple, or just not sure why certain things are happening after an update, Kareem will tailor the class to the group and move at pace that works for everyone's comfort level. Other basics, like your iPhone's buttons and ports, will be explained, as well as back-up options, how to navigate the operating system, and updates.

    Models applicable for this class:
    · iPhone XS, XS Max, XR
    · iPhone X
    · iPhone 8 Plus, 8
    · iPhone 7 Plus, 7
    · iPhone 6s Plus, 6s
    · iPhone 6 Plus, 6
    · iPhone SE

    Our Price: $20.00
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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.

    If you want to register for this class at Hoboken, click here.

    Our Price: $75.00
  • 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.


    Thursday, 4/25/19 Meeting:
    Featured Speaker: Katrin Eismann
    Travel with Less Gear & Make More Successful Images

    Our Price: $20.00
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  • Canon Photo Books with HD Album PRO (Canon)

    Class Code: UUUC180

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Learn how you can create beautiful photo books using Canon’s HD Album Pro Software. Learn about what you can create and just how it easy it is. Join Canon’s Product Trainer, David Thompson, as he walks you throw the process of creating to perfect photo book for you, your loved ones, or your friends.


    Sponsored by

    Our Price: $10.00
  • From Shooting to Printing with Canon Professional Printers (Canon)

    Class Code: UUUC181

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Canon’s Product Trainer, David Thompson, as he shows you how to get the best print possible with Canon’s Professional Series Printers. Learn not only about how the printer itself works, but some techniques to get your photo ready to print. This class will feature a live demonstration of a Canon Pro Printer. You may even be able to get your own photo printed!


    Sponsored by

    Our Price: $10.00
  • Canon EOS Discovery Day: Basic 102

    Class Code: UUU174

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Take the next step with your EOS digital SLR and create even more impactful images. We’ll help you tell stories through your photos by teaching photography techniques that will let you take control of your image.

    During this class you will:
    • Focusing Modes
    • Manual autofocus point selection
    • Exposure
    • Viewfinder info
    • Shutter speed, aperture, ISO
    • Flash basics
    • Accessory flash vs pop-up
    • Flash in different modes
    • The “rules” of composition
    • File types, settings, and workflow


    Sponsored by

    Our Price: $10.00
  • Canon EOS Discovery Day: Intermediate 201

    Class Code: UUU175

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    If you’re a more experienced SLR user, this 3-hour session will help you take the next step in crafting great photos. You’ll learn about the more sophisticated features of your EOS camera, from advanced controls to lighting and more.

    During this class you will:
    • Exposure and metering modes
    • Exposure compensation
    • Angle of light
    • "My Menu" tab
    • Auto exposure bracketing
    • Histograms
    • Speedlite flashes
    • White balance and picture styles
    • Capturing long exposure


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    Our Price: $10.00
  • Breaking into Video with Larry Becker (Canon)

    Class Code: UUUC182

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    There’s a kind of video that nobody ever talks about, and that needs to change. It’s SIMPLE video, captured by still photographers, that they add to their client services list to make a lot more money. Or you can capture yourself on camera to promote your business and land more clients. It’s video that’s easy to capture and it looks truly professional. No movie-making or independent film creation here! No camera sliders or gibs. No special effects. Just simple recording using a locked-down camera, mounted or on a tripod.

    This class is packed with insider tips and filming secrets so you can finally use video for yourself or for your clients, without having to take days weeks of cinematography classes to learn about shot angles and scene structure that you’ll never, ever use.


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    Our Price: $10.00
  • Everything to Know About Canon Mirrorless with Nathan Bett (Canon)

    Class Code: UUUC183

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Canon Camera Educator Nathan Bett gives you a comprehensive overview of the Canon mirrorless camera offerings. If you have ever wondered what mirrorless cameras are all about, or if mirrorless is right for you, this class will give you the knowledge you need to choose the right Mirrorless camera to suit your needs. If you are already a mirrorless convert, the class will give you a complete look at the benefits and distinctions between the various Canon Mirrorless Cameras.


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    Our Price: $10.00
  • 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 Sunday? In this intensive full-day class, master all of the tips, tricks, and techniques in our most popular trio of classes: 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, vouchers cannot be used.

    Our Price: $99.00
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  • Understanding Your Camera I: The Basics (Hoboken)

    Class Code: UUUH103

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    This class takes place at our HOBOKEN location. If you want to register for the class at Fairfield, 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.

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

    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
  • Intro to Photoshop 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.

    *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. We'll also be emailing you files that you'll need to download prior to the class date.

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

    Class Code: UUUH104

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    This class takes place at our HOBOKEN location. If you want to register for the class at Fairfield, 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!

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

    Our Price: $49.00
  • 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 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 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.

    *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. 
    We'll also be emailing you files that you'll need to download prior to the class date.

    Our Price: $149.00
  • Understanding Your Camera III: White Balance (Hoboken)

    Class Code: UUUH105

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    This class takes place at our HOBOKEN location. If you want to register for the class at Fairfield, 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. Students will learn the vital aspects and rules of image composition and graphic design as they apply to taking photographs.

    This class will go over the essentials of white-balance and composition. Learn how to analyze the color temperature of light and how it affects your photographs. Your DSLR camera won't always be able to accurately reproduce colors which is where proper white-balancing comes into play. While there might be preset white-balance options in your camera, you will learn how to set up a custom white-balance enabling you to get the proper color in any lighting situation.

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

    Our Price: $49.00
  • 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.

    This class will go over the essentials of white-balance and composition. Learn how to analyze the color temperature of light and how it affects your photographs. Your DSLR camera won't always be able to accurately reproduce colors which is where proper white-balancing comes into play. While there might be preset white-balance options in your camera, you will learn how to set up a custom white-balance enabling you to get the proper color in any lighting situation.

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

    Our Price: $49.00
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