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.

    FOR YOUR SAFETY:
    • Social distancing guidelines will be followed.
    • Class size will be limited.
    • All students MUST wear masks in classrooms.
    Our Price: $49.00
  • 9/11 Memorial and Museum Photowalk 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.

    Afterwards, the group will move over to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. This historical exhibition has three parts: the Day of 9/11, Before 9/11 and After 9/11. It tells the story of what happened on 9/11, including the events at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and the story of Flight 93. The museum explores the background leading up to the events and examines their aftermath and continuing implications.

    *Registration includes museum admission.
    *Limited to 15 registrants.
    *Wear masks and practice social distancing.

    Our Price: $59.00
  • From Fear to Flash with Westcott FJ400: Portrait Shoots w. JC Carey (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUP500

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    Join JC Carey for a portrait lighting shoot with Unique Photo Philly!

    With the help of a model or two, Westcott FJ400 strobe, and various Westcott light modifying tools, JC will go over his easy-to-understand, 3-step process to lighting anything. Attendees will be able to practice shooting the model(s) and walk away from the workshop with an understanding of what to do with their lights and how to choose aperture and shutter speed for any situation.

    Reserve your spot early and don't forget to bring your cameras!

    *Limited to 12 registrants per session.
    *Limit 1 session per registrant.
    *Please do NOT register for both or they will be cancelled.
    *Masks MUST be worn.
    *Shoot may be indoors or outdoors (weather permitting).


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    Our Price: $20.00
  • Understanding Your Camera III: Composition and Shooting (Philly)

    Class Code: UUUP105

    Skill Level: 
    Everyone

    This class takes place at our PHILADELPHIA location.
    If you want to register for class in 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!

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

    FOR YOUR SAFETY:
    • Social distancing guidelines will be followed.
    • Class size will be limited.
    • All students MUST wear masks in classrooms.
    Our Price: $49.00