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  • 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:
    September 7th 2019 (11:00am - 1:00pm) 
    September 14th 2019 (11:00am - 1:00pm)
    September 28th 2019 (11:00am - 1:00pm) 
    October 5th 2019 (11:00am - 1:00pm) 
    October 12th 2019 (11:00am - 1:00pm)

    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.

    *Seating is limited to 11 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 then also email you files to download prior to the class date.

    Our Price: $399.00
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  • Sunset from the Brooklyn Waterfront with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU405

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Capture some amazing images from Brooklyn of Manhattan at sunset. Michael Downey will teach a quick "Capturing for HDR" class and then everyone will start shooting! You'll create images from Brooklyn Bridge Park Main St., Jane's Carousel, and then you'll capture the sunset behind Manhattan from the other side of The Brooklyn Bridge.

    Come out early to spy out several good locations!

    *Please bring a tripod and a remote shutter release; you're going to need them!
    *Michael will be at the North end of Brooklyn Bridge Park - Main Street, next to Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory.

    Our Price: $49.00
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  • Tips and Tricks of Infrared Photography with Martin Bluhm

    Class Code: UUU280

    Instructor: 
    Martin Bluhm
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Infrared photography is now getting more popular since digital camera sensors can reveal infrared light which is invisible to the human eye. Infrared photos provide a very special atmosphere which cannot easily achieved with regular light photography.  

    Join photographer Martin Bluhm and learn all about it! This class includes infrared filter techniques, infrared and full spectrum camera conversions, and different applications for infrared photography. The second portion of the class shows you how to post-process infrared RAW files into false color or black and white photos. Martin will also mentions ways to create infrared-like photos from regular color photos.

    Our Price: $30.00
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  • Sunset and Moonrise Photography Shoot with Jennifer Khordi

    Class Code: UUU378

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Jennifer Khordi for a shoot at Liberty State Park in Jersey City! After some instruction on shooting techniques and camera settings, attendees will photograph the sunset, moonrise, and city lights.

    Afterwards, attendees are welcome to join Jennifer at Exchange Place in downtown Jersey City to shoot more city lights for an additional hour.

    Please bring the following gear for the shoot:
    • Zoom lens of at least 300mm (or teleconverter equivalent)
    • Remote trigger
    • Steady tripod (no travel tripods)

    *Limited to 15 registrants.
    *Please meet Jennifer at the Flag Pole Plaza near the main entrance.
    *This shoot may be postponed due to weather. Please check your email prior to leaving for LSP.

    Our Price: $125.00
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  • Canon Clean and Check Service

    Class Code: UUU041

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Stop by the Canon room September 13th - 15th for a fully-detailed service of your Canon cameras and/or lenses! Technicians from the Canon Professional Services team will be providing this service each day, but register early!

    Canon Clean & Check Hours:
    Fri, September 13th (10:30am - 6pm) • Last Drop-off: 5pm
    Sat, September 14th (10:30am - 5pm) • Last Drop-off: 4pm
    Sun, September 15th (11am - 4pm) • Last Drop-off: 2pm
    Walk-ups, if available, will be accepted during the final hour of service each day.

    Canon Clean & Check Terms:
    Service for Canon camera bodies and lenses only.
    • Register early! Walk-ins subject to availability.
    Limit of 2 items per customer per day. You may bring a camera body and a lens, two camera bodies, or two lenses. Please DO NOT register for multiple spots on one day; only 1 will be counted and any additional registrations will be refunded and removed immediately.
    • 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.

    RSVP for one of our Touch & Try demos and be one of the first to experience the new Canon EOS 90D, EOS M6 Mark II, and RF lenses!

    · Fri, Sept 13th (5pm - 7pm)
    · Sat, Sept 14th (12pm - 2pm)
    · Sun, Sept 15th (1pm - 3pm)



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  • *FREE RSVP* Canon Touch and Try Event

    Class Code: UUU047

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Stop by Unique Photo Fairfield and be one of the first to experience the new EOS 90D and EOS M6 Mark II from Canon!

    RSVP for any one (or more) of the Touch and Try demo times to get your hands on the new cameras and RF lenses. Our Canon Tech Reps will be around to assist and answer questions.

    • Friday, Sept 13th (5pm - 7pm)
    • Saturday, Sept 14th (12pm - 2pm)
    • Sunday, Sept 15th (1pm - 3pm)

    Technicians from the Canon Professional Services team will also be providing Clean & Check services in-store! Click here for hours, terms, and registration. Walk-ups are NOT guaranteed.


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  • 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
  • How to Photograph: Toddlers (Photo Shoot with Michael Downey)

    Class Code: UUU125

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    It's time to take your child portrait photography to the next level! Join us for a hands-on photo shoot and learn how to photograph rambunctious children with Michael Downey!

    Whether you're simply looking to capture better pictures of your own child or gain the confidence to photograph children as a business, you'll have a chance to practice in-class with two toddlers and shooting stations. We'll dive right into shooting to allow everyone enough time while Michael assists and shares his tips throughout.

    Bring your cameras (cell phones, too!), your best portrait lens, and plenty of storage!

    *Limited to 15 spots. Register early!

    Our Price: $30.00
  • Capture the Scarlet Knights Rutgers Football

    Class Code: UUU518

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join us at Rutgers University's SHI Stadium and shoot a Scarlet Knights Football home game!

    Registration includes:
    • Seminar on sports photography and shooting techniques

    • Exclusive on-field photo access during pre-game warm-ups
    • Shoot from your seats (within 15 rows of the field)

    ONLY 2 GAMES AVAILABLE
    9/21/19 vs. Boston College (10am Meet-up)
    11/16/19 vs. Ohio State (Meet-up Time TBA)

    Only 8 spots available per game!
    *More info and details will be sent via email the week of the game.
    *Click here for Gameday and Stadium info, including parking and bag policies.

    Registration closes at 12:00pm on the Friday prior.

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

    Class Code: UUU519

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

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

    Registration includes:
    • Seminar on sports photography and shooting techniques

    • Exclusive on-field photo access during pre-game warm-ups
    • VIP parking pass
    • Meet the official Rutgers Team Photographer
    • Shoot from the sidelines once the game begins

    ONLY 2 GAMES AVAILABLE
    9/21/19 vs. Boston College (10am Meet-up)
    11/16/19 vs. Ohio State (Meet-up Time TBA)

    Only 4 spots are available per game!
    *More info and details will be sent via email the week of the game.
    *Parking passes must be picked up at our Fairfield location prior to the game. Please email university@uniquephoto.com.

    *Click here for Gameday and Stadium info, including parking and bag policies.

    Registration closes at 12:00pm on the Friday prior.

    Our Price: $495.00
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  • *FREE RSVP* Trade In and Trade Up to Sony Event

    Class Code: UUU053

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Now is the best time to trade in your working DSLR, mirrorless camera, or camera lens and TRADE UP TO SONY!

    During this exclusive event at our Fairfield location, you can get up to a $300 bonus on your trade-in towards the purchase of select Sony a7 series cameras and full frame E-mount lenses.

    We'll have a shooting station with a model from 12:00pm - 2:00pm. Bring a SD card and try out those Sony cameras or lenses you've been eyeing!

    Our Sony Tech Reps will also be around all day for demos, free firmware upgrades, and questions, so be sure to stop by!

    *Trade-in items must be in working condition.
    *Other terms and exclusions may apply.
    *For firmware upgrades, please have your camera batteries fully charged.


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  • Understanding Your Camera III: Composition and Shooting

    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. 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!

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

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Southwest National Parks Photo Excursion with AIP

    Class Code: UUU537

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Adventures in Photography for a photo adventure from Saturday, September 28th - Sunday, October 6th to visit and photograph some of the Southwest's best National Parks: Zion, Antelope Canyon, Escalante, and Bryce Canyon!

    This year's trip is being led by AIP's Padma Inguva and Malcolm Kan, two expert landscape photographer / educators whose singular goal is to insure you get the best photographs and training possible.

    Please note that airfare to and back is NOT included.
    *U-Rewards points will not be earned on this registration.

    Our Price: $3,750.00
  • *FREE RSVP* Coffee with Olympus + Clean and Check at Unique Photo

    Class Code: UUU048

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join an Olympus trainer and learn tips and tricks over coffee at Unique Photo! Stop by our Fairfield location any time between 10am - 2pm and we'll take you through the ins and outs of your Olympus camera so that you know where everything is. There will also be a hands-on demo for "Live Composite" shooting. Be sure to charge your battery and bring your lenses!

    Olympus CLEAN & CHECK also available in-store from 10am - 5pm! Registration on Olympus' website is required. Please click here, select Unique Photo from the list, and then choose your desired time slot.

    Service is free, but online registration at the link above is required. Time slots are limited and walk-ins are not guaranteed, so please reserve your spot ahead of time!

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    ** Coffee and espresso offerings will be provided from 10am - 2pm
    by JAVA LOVE from Montclair, NJ! **

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 III: Composition and Shooting (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. 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!

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

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Morocco: A Visual Feast 11-Day Photo Journey with David Wells

    Class Code: UUU451

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Hone your photography skills alongside professional photographer David Wells in one of the most visually striking settings on the planet, through thoughtfully-crafted workshops in Morocco’s Imperial Cities and a magical expedition to the Sahara Desert via the Atlas Mountains. Open Sky Expeditions Senior Tour Leader and Photographer Temu Nana will act as our personal host throughout.

    Included: Comprehensive pre-departure information, accommodations in deluxe hotels and private desert camps, meals as indicated in the itinerary, and a complimentary travel wallet and personalized travel notebook with your final documents. Scroll down for all details!

    Please note that airfare to and back from Morocco is NOT included with this registration. Our tour operator partner can assist you with booking flights (which currently vary from $750 - $900 round-trip from New York depending on which airports you fly into/out of, and if you participate in either extension).

    Please call Alex at 212-441-0024 if you'd like to sign up by phone or place a $900 deposit.

    *Pricing is subject to change after certain dates. Please refer to the "REGISTRATION RATES" section of the description below for details.
    *Seating is limited to 12 participants. Don't delay in reserving your seat!

    *U-Rewards points will not be earned on this registration.

    1 for $6,480.00 2+ for $5,795.00
  • Seeing Lines: From Conception to Completion with Sharon Tenenbaum

    Class Code: UUU182

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join internationally acclaimed fine art photographer Sharon Tenenbaum as she discusses the vision and application of creating fine art architectural photography and celebrating lines, curves, and tones.

    In this presentation, Sharon will go through the visual thought process of creating her 'Sundial' series in particular, from what she originally envisioned in her mind's eye, to her in-camera 'as is' captures and post-processing concept.

    Our Price: $20.00
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