Workshops

Unique University offeres amazing HANDS ON workshops

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  • Painting with Fire with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU113

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join Michael Downey as he leads a brief seminar on night photography incorporating burning light. He will share techniques, photo equipment requirements, and materials used for achieving images like the ones below. Afterwards, you'll have the opportunity to create similar images safely outdoors on the Unique Photo property. 

    There will be three different staging areas that each participant will rotate through. This way, everyone will have an opportunity to photograph several different designs from different positions.  You will leave that evening with a body of work illustrating just how amazing photographing fire can look. 

    Equipment Required: Camera, fully charged battery, media card, remote shutter release, and tripod.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • Holiday Pet Portraits with Santa

    Class Code: UUU095

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    The holiday season is approaching! Kick things off with Unique Photo and bring your furry, four-legged friends for a photo with Santa! Professional photographer Rick Gerrity will be here to capture the portraits! We'll have costume props for your pets and a festive Christmas backdrop, complete with a decorated tree.

    Once your session is complete, you will receive a 5"x7" matted print of your pet's best photo (as picked by you!) from our professional Photo Lab. We will also give you (2) duplicate prints of the same photo, unmatted. Depending on how busy our Photo Lab is at the time, you may be able to get the prints the day of, or they can be picked up another day/time.

    ** Portion of proceeds will be donated to Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter in East Hanover, NJ. Read about their mission below!
    IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

    • Though we love all pets, this event is designed specifically for cats and dogs.
    • Please note you will only be able to choose ONE photo to be printed. 
    • Photo will be of your pet with Santa only. No owners.
    • ONLY ONE PET may be photographed with Santa per session.
     
    • If you have 2-3 pets, you may purchase up to a max of 3 sessions at $25 each.
    Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled session. Please don't be late or you might have to forfeit your session!
    • All pets should be on a leash or in a secure carrier, up-to-date with vaccines, and friendly with other animals and people.
    • We will be on a tight schedule and CANNOT accept walk-ins.
    There will be NO REFUNDS or rescheduling because this is a charity event. You may transfer your registered session to a friend or family member.

    Our Price: $25.00
  • Photography from the Top of the Rockefeller Center

    Class Code: UUU409

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Photograph Manhattan from the top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza! It's a great time to photograph the plaza and 5th Ave before catching the sunset from The Top of The Rock! Come on out, practice what you've learned, learn something new, and share in the photographic community.

    Michael will be there to help you along every step of the way so that you can capture the cityscapes, streets, and the sunset. You are also free to stay until closing at midnight.

    * Registration includes a class on cityscape and HDR photography and timed admission (we can go up when we want and there isn't time wasted waiting at the box office).
    * Please note that tripods are not allowed, however, Michael has several solutions he'll share with you!
    * Michael will be at Studio 1A, where the "Today Show" is shot, on the corner of W 49th St and The Plaza.

    Our Price: $69.00
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU448

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    From the designs of Charles Eames and Patricia Urquiola to 1960s Pop Art psychedelia, the art of the Philadelphia Museum of Art can provide great inspiration to your vision and help improve your photography. Join Michael Downey through the exhibits here, as well as the ones within the Rodin Museum and the Perelman Building.

    *Limited to 15 registrants.
    *Meet Michael at the Lenfest Hall inside the West Entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
    *Includes: Museum admissions and 30-minute class on low light photography and shooting in museums.

    *Michael will provide photographic support until 3:00pm. You are welcome to stay until closing if you'd like.
    *No flash photography or tripods allowed.

    Our Price: $49.00
  • 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, January 18th (6pm - 7:30pm)
    Excursion to WCC: Sat, January 19th (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.

    Our Price: $189.00
  • 9/11 Memorial and One World Observatory with Michael Downey

    Class Code: UUU445

    Instructor: 
    Michael Downey
    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Begin the day's photo excursion with a meet-up with Michael Downey at the Oculus. Its amazing architecture can be captured both as abstract and street photography. The 9/11 Memorial and Museum will be the next stop, followed by the 100th floor of the One World Observatory.

    * Registration includes: admission to each venue and Michael's instruction/assistance.
    * Space is very limited. Please register early!

    Our Price: $99.00
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