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  • We Love Our Customers Weekend - Saturday Pass

    Class Code: UUU570

    Saturday Schedule - Feb 24

    What Do You Do Before You Print with Ross Joseph (Canon)

    10:15am - 11:30am 

    In this class Ross Joseph from Canon U.S.A. will share some best Practices in order to get a great result when printing. The discussion will also include the benefits of printing and some of the things to keep in mind when preparing to print.

    Lighting Demo Shoot with Jim Reed (Profoto)
    10:30am - 12pm

    Discovery Day with Robbie Bulilan (Sony)
    11am - 3pm

    Portrait Talk with Cassandra Caldwell (Canon)
    12:30pm - 1pm

    Portraits Demo with Cassandra Caldwell (Canon)
    1:30pm - 3pm

    Explore the power of the Canon R system and RF Lenses with our experts, discovering unmatched image quality, precise autofocus, and creative control. Let our Canon team guide you in unlocking your equipment's full potential, enhancing your lighting, and refining creative direction. Immerse yourself in our "Frosty Winter" theme with professional models showcasing stylish outfits, offering a captivating canvas for you to create stunning images.

    Level Up Your Print Game with Ross Joseph (Canon)
    3pm - 4:15pm

    Ross Joseph from Canon U.S.A. will discuss which printer is right for you and some of the things to consider when choosing a PRO printer. Both sessions will center on Canon’s imagePROGRAF PRO-1000, imagePROGRAF PRO-300 & the PIXMA PRO-200 printers.

     

    Featured Model: Martina

    @martinakarra


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  • We Love Our Customers Weekend - Profoto Demo Shoot

    Class Code: UUU572

    As a professional photographer, you already know the challenges of shooting on location. Changing weather conditions, managing your time efficiently, client demands. You need to be prepared for anything.

    Stop by Unique Photo Philadelphia and check out the latest from Profoto with Tech Rep Jim Reed, including the new B10X and B10X Plus flash! With versatility, adaptability, and simplicity built-in, see for yourself how they're ideal for shooting both video and stills.

    Profoto's various light shaping tools and accessories will also be on display and demo. Be sure to bring your questions!


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  • *FREE RSVP* Sony Discovery Day with Robbie Bulilan

    Class Code: UUU074

    Photography Beginners Guide
    11am - 12:30pm 


    Join Robbie Bulilan as he runs you through the basics of photography to help better understand your Sony Alpha Camera. He will be going over basic principles of photography and general guidelines as well as being able to apply that knowledge over to your Sony camera.

    Break for Lunch
    12:30pm - 1:30pm

    Videography Beginners Guide
    1:30pm - 3pm


    Always wanted to take full advantage of your camera and take it beyond photography? Robbie Bulilan will be explaining the basics of videography to help you get started. Get to know filmmaking concepts and rules as well as the key differences that separate videography from photography.

    February 17th
    *This class takes place at Unique Photo Fairfield

    February 24th
    *This class takes place at Unique Photo Philadelphia

  • Sunset and Moonrise Over the Manhattan Skyline

    Class Code: UUU423

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Head Instructor Michael Downey in this opportunity to learn how to capture stunning images of the sunset and moonrise as they overlook the Manhattan skyline from Liberty State Park!

    Michael will begin the night with a class on sunset and night photography before everyone sets up to shoot. He'll provide lesson handouts and support all evening. The sun will set around 5:50pm and the "Snow" moon will rise at about 6:00pm.

    *Limited to 20 registrants.
    *Bring a tripod, remote shutter release, and comfortable shoes.
    *Bring a telephoto lens to capture isolated shots of the moon.

    Our Price: $49.00
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  • We Love Our Customers Weekend - Sunday Pass

    Class Code: UUU571

    Sunday Schedule - Feb 25

    Portrait Photoshoot experience with Canon R System (Canon)

    10:30am - 12pm

    Join Canon and Unique Photo to participate in an immersive and enchanting winter fashion portraiture photoshoot.

    Event Highlights:
    In this workshop, Experience firsthand how the state-of-the-art tools in the Canon R system and RF Lenses elevate your photography with exceptional image quality, precise autofocus, and unparalleled creative control. Our Canon Experts and Staff will help you unlock the full potential of your Canon equipment and how to improve your lighting and creative direction skills. Our professional models will showcase stylish outfits perfectly aligned with our "Frosty Winter" theme, providing you with a captivating canvas to create stunning images. Whether you're looking to try something new or considering a camera equipment upgrade, take advantage of our loaner equipment available onsite.

    Don't miss this opportunity to refine your photography skills and create breathtaking fashion portrait images. Reserve your spot today and embark on a journey of creativity and inspiration!

    Bring your work to life:  Printing with Canon Pro Printers (Canon)
    12pm - 1:30pm

    In this class Ross Joseph from Canon U.S.A. will share some Best Practices in order to get a great result when printing. The discussion will also include the benefits of printing and some of the things to keep in mind when preparing to print.

    Portrait Photoshoot experience with Canon R System (Canon)
    2pm - 3:30pm

     

     

    Featured Model: Jordyn

    @jordyn.chan_


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  • Understanding Your Camera III: Composition and Shooting

    Class Code: UUUF105

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner
    This class takes place at FAIRFIELD.
    If you want 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.
    *First Class: UYC I: The Basics
    *Previous Class: UYC II: Exposure & Metering
    Our Price: $49.00
  • Tips for Photographing Flowers with Heather Larkin

    Class Code: UUUPFS014

    SIGMA's Heather Larkin will share tips and tricks on macro photography. Learn about easy ways to get better closeup photos with a macro lens. This class will cover macro photography composition, gear options, shutter speed, and aperture for close-up photos, plus macro photography composition, subject framing, and techniques for getting good focus in your flower photos.

    *Note - This class is hosted at our Philadelphia Store location.

    **IMPORTANT**

    Please note that this DOES NOT INCLUDE a ticket to the Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (1101 Arch St, Philadelphia). You can purchase your daily Flower Show tickets directly from PHS online, or in-store at Unique Photo Philly.


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    Our Price: $10.00
  • In-depth Wildlife Photography with Bobby Stormer

    Class Code: UUU106

    Join us for an in-depth advanced wildlife photography class where you’ll take your skills to the next level. This class is part 2 of our Wildlife Photography series, designed to help you build on the foundation established in part 1, or help you hone your skills further.

    Led by award winning wildlife photographer Bobby Stormer, this class will cover advanced techniques such as lighting, composition, turning failures into success, and how to track wildlife consistently. Bobby will share will secrets to finding and photographing wildlife, while keeping ethical photography at the forefront.

    Goals include developing reliable spots year after year, becoming confident in finding wildlife, allowing your creativity to run free, and learning how to choose the shots you want.

    11am - 1pm: Intro class
    1pm - 2:30pm: Lunch Break
    2:30pm - 5:30pm: Sunset photowalk at FDR Park

    Class will meet at Unique Photo Philadelphia on 28 South 2nd Street.

    Our Price: $59.00
  • Vintage Light Play with Caroline Jensen (Sony)

    Class Code: UUUPFS018

    Join Caroline Jensen in a fun and interactive workshop with a stylized shoot and an editing portion in the classroom!

    6:30pm - 7:30pm: Three shooting bays will be lit to mimic natural light, but with modern constant lighting that allows for deeper depth of field shooting. Bay #1 will feature a simple LED mat set up for fast photography of fresh picked subjects. Bay #2 will feature a a more advanced set up with a strobe. Bay #3 will feature ‘box’ photography mimicking a Dutch Master still life. Bring your cameras and rotate through each set to create images to use in the editing portion of the class.

    7:30pm - 8:30pm: In the classroom, Caroline will go over how to process the shoot images. You'll learn how to add golden glows to your portraits, edit for both clean and painterly looks, and more.

    This class takes place at the Unique Photo Store in Philadelphia


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    Our Price: $10.00
  • *FREE RSVP* Fujifilm X100VI First Look

    Class Code: UUU075

    Enjoy photography in its purest form with Fujifilm’s X100 Series digital cameras. Using a timeless dial-based design, passed down from model to model, the stunning 6th-generation X100VI offers an indulgent, tactile image-making experience that delivers unforgettable content in every creative moment.

    Join us at Unique Photo Fairfield and Unique Photo Philadelphia your chance to get a hands-on first look at the X100VI and more of the latest Fujifilm products! Technical Reps John & Brandon will be in-store to demo and answer all of your questions, so be sure to stop by.

    Fairfield - Saturday March 9

    Philadelphia - Saturday March 23  


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  • Understanding Your Camera I: The Basics (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUP103

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone
    This class takes place at PHILADELPHIA.
    If you want 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.
    *Next Class: UYC II: Exposure & Metering
    *Last Class: UYC III: Composition & Shooting
    Our Price: $49.00
  • 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.

    *This class is NOT for point-and-shoot cameras.
    *Includes 1-hour break for lunch.
    *Due to the class structure, vouchers cannot be applied.
    Our Price: $99.00
  • Understanding Your Camera I: The Basics

    Class Code: UUUF103

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner
    This class takes place at FAIRFIELD.
    If you want 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.
    *Next Class: UYC II: The Basics
    *Last Class: UYC III: Composition & Shooting
    Our Price: $49.00
  • Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUP104

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone
    This class takes place in PHILADELPHIA.
    If you want 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.
    *Previous Class: UYC I: The Basics
    *Next Class: UYC III: Composition & Shooting
    Our Price: $49.00
  • Understanding Your Camera II: Exposure and Metering

    Class Code: UUUF104

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Beginner
    This class takes place at FAIRFIELD.
    If you want 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.
    *Previous Class: UYC I: The Basics
    *Next Class: UYC III: Composition & Shooting
    Our Price: $49.00
  • Understanding Your Camera III: Composition and Shooting (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUP105

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone
    This class takes place at PHILADELPHIA.
    If you want 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.
    *First Class: UYC I: The Basics
    *Previous Class: UYC II: Exposure & Metering
    Our Price: $49.00
  • Surreal Philly Skyline with Padma Inguva

    Class Code: UUU556

    Are you ready to elevate your creative and fine art photography skills? If your manual focus is crisp and your color palettes are dialed in - it’s time to move beyond technical knowledge and connect with your creativity. In this workshop, Padma Inguva demonstrates how to add blur, both in the field and in post-processing, to spark something spectacular in your photographic vision.

    It takes trial and error, as well as a little imagination but with these techniques, you can transform an ordinary image into a work of art.

    This workshop contains 2 sessions.

    Session One: April 20th from 6:00PM to 8:30PM
    (Meet at Unique Photo Philadelphia store)

    We will be photographing Philly Skyline from South Street Bridge. We will cover the settings, and try long exposure shots, and some intentional camera movements and spend the rest of the time photographing the skyline during the blue hour.

    Session One Rain Date: April 21st.

    Session Two: April 27th from 11:00AM to 3:00PM
    (Meet at Unique Photo Philadelphia store)

    We will learn to post-process the images we have taken in the first session.
    Techniques covered: Motion Blur, Path Blur, Blend modes etc.

    What you need:

    1st session: Tripod, 24-70 or 24-105 lens, Camera

    2nd Session: Laptop, Lightroom and Photoshop loaded, and the images loaded into the computer.

    Perquisites: Intermediate Knowledge of P.S. Layers and masks.

    Our Price: $295.00
  • Westcott Takeover: From Fear to Flash with JC Carey

    Class Code: UUUW134

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Have you been frustrated with lighting? Are you mystified when you see someone add light and you can’t figure out where to start? Do strobes and flashes intimidate you? Join JC Carey as he covers lighting in a way that is sure to take the fear out of the equation when it comes to lighting.

    With tips and tricks that can be used with any lights you add to your creative arsenal JC will talk about the basics and dive into some more advanced concepts. This beginner to mid level class and hands-on experience is aimed squarely at removing the apprehension and is a fantastic way to get started with adding light to your images.

    JC will have the latest Westcott Wireless Flash system gear on hand to use and learn on. Just bring your camera and memory card.

    10am - 11am: Intro class
    11am - 1pm: Live shooting portion with JC


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    Our Price: $10.00
  • Westcott Takeover: Creative Sports Portraits with Dani Mack

    Class Code: UUUW138

    Join Dani Mack Photography as she details how she went from Sports Mom to Sports Photographer in this hands on workshop that goes beyond the basics while starting with a process that you can build on regardless of your level. If you understand ISO, Aperture, and shutter speed you can take these techniques and add them to your own toolbox.

    This hands on workshop aims to help you capture perfect balance of light in the studio or on location eliminating the need for endless post-production editing. Throughout the workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of sports portraiture, including how to effectively use lighting to create dynamic and dramatic images. You will also discover how to capture the energy and intensity of athletes, freezing them in time with the perfect exposure and shutter speed. With the guidance of Dani Mack and the versatility of Westcott’s FJ Wireless System, you will be able to overcome any obstacle and produce exceptional results.

    1:30pm - 2:30pm: Classroom instruction
    2:30pm - 4:00pm: Live shooting portion with Dani


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    Our Price: $10.00