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Introduction to Photography class starting – September 9 and September 13, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – September 9 and September 13, 2014

Learn to work your camera.

  • Learn basic photography.
  • Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.

Register now to reserve your place in the class.

By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and will learn to use your camera settings and features as elements of effective photographic composition. Class includes in-class lectures/discussion, in-class practical application exercises, homework assignments and weekly self-critiques.

Click the link to learn more. http://samdamico.com/introduction-photography-washington-dc-photography-class/

Introduction To Photography classes start monthly.
http://samdamico.com/introduction-photography-washington-dc-photography-class/

Washington DC Photography Classes – September 3 – October 4, 2014

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DC Photography Class – Intermediate Photography classes starting – September 3, 2014

DC Photography Class – Intermediate Photography classes starting – September 3, 2014

  • Reinforce your basic photography skills and techniques…
  • Learn new skills and techniques…
  • Understand and observe light…
  • Be more precise in the creation of your photograph…
  • Have the process of creating a photograph become more second nature…
  • Learn about basic flash photography…
  • Learn the basics of color photography…
  • Create thoughtfully composed photographs that are uniquely yours…

Build on your already acquired basic SLR technique while adding skills and increasing your visual attention. You’ll strengthen your understanding and application of the craft of photography.

The intent of the class is to deepen the participant’s visual vocabulary and sensitivity while making personal and distinctive photographs. Already having acquired basic SLR camera photography skills, participants in this class will continue to reinforce the fundamentals and hone their technique by producing and examining photographs on a weekly basis. Some of the topics to be explored will be: deepening your compositions, characteristics of light, effective use of flash, difficult metering situations; creative use of color balance/white balance and color temperature. Film or digital capture O.K.

Click the link below to learn more.

Intermediate Photography

DC Photo Classes – Lighting With Portable Flash Starting September 6, 2014

DC Photo Classes – Lighting With Portable Flash Starting September 6, 2014

You’ll learn….

  • How to get the “proper exposure” with your flash…
  • How to control the brightness of your flash…
  • How to mix flash with available light…
  • About the relationship between your aperture (f-stop), shutter speed, ISO and flash…
  • How to use flash to control contrast…
  • How to see your flash as a separate light source…
  • How to “freeze motion” with your flash…
  • How to make direct flash less obvious in your pictures…
  • How to change the characteristics of the light being emitted by your flash so it does not look like “flash”…
  • and more…

Register now to ensure your place in the class.

Through lecture and practice with their own cameras and flash units the participants in this workshop will learn the basics of flash operation and how to use the flash more creatively and effectively.

Click the link below to learn more.

Lighting With Portable Flash

DC Photography Class – Intermediate Photography classes starting – September 3, 2014

DC Photography Class – Intermediate Photography classes starting – September 3, 2014

  • Reinforce your basic photography skills and techniques…
  • Learn new skills and techniques…
  • Understand and observe light…
  • Be more precise in the creation of your photograph…
  • Have the process of creating a photograph become more second nature…
  • Learn about basic flash photography…
  • Learn the basics of color photography…
  • Create thoughtfully composed photographs that are uniquely yours…

Build on your already acquired basic SLR technique while adding skills and increasing your visual attention. You’ll strengthen your understanding and application of the craft of photography.

The intent of the class is to deepen the participant’s visual vocabulary and sensitivity while making personal and distinctive photographs. Already having acquired basic SLR camera photography skills, participants in this class will continue to reinforce the fundamentals and hone their technique by producing and examining photographs on a weekly basis. Some of the topics to be explored will be: deepening your compositions, characteristics of light, effective use of flash, difficult metering situations; creative use of color balance/white balance and color temperature. Film or digital capture O.K.

Click the link below to learn more.

Intermediate Photography

Introduction to Photography class starting – August 16, 2014

Introduction to Photography class starting – August 5 and August 16, 2014

Learn to work your camera.

  • Learn basic photography.
  • Learn to make better photographs.

Introduction to Photography classes starts monthly.

Register now to reserve your place in the class.

By working your camera in fully manual mode throughout the class, you will become thoroughly familiar with basic camera operation and will learn to use your camera settings and features as elements of effective photographic composition. Class includes in-class lectures/discussion, in-class practical application exercises, homework assignments and weekly self-critiques.

Click the link to learn more. http://samdamico.com/introduction-photography-washington-dc-photography-class/

Introduction To Photography classes start monthly.
http://samdamico.com/introduction-photography-washington-dc-photography-class/

Washington DC Photography Classes – August 16 – September 13, 2014

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DC Photo Classes – Lighting With Portable Flash Starting September 6, 2014

DC Photo Classes – Lighting With Portable Flash Starting September 6, 2014

You’ll learn….

  • How to get the “proper exposure” with your flash…
  • How to control the brightness of your flash…
  • How to mix flash with available light…
  • About the relationship between your aperture (f-stop), shutter speed, ISO and flash…
  • How to use flash to control contrast…
  • How to see your flash as a separate light source…
  • How to “freeze motion” with your flash…
  • How to make direct flash less obvious in your pictures…
  • How to change the characteristics of the light being emitted by your flash so it does not look like “flash”…
  • and more…

Register now to ensure your place in the class.

Through lecture and practice with their own cameras and flash units the participants in this workshop will learn the basics of flash operation and how to use the flash more creatively and effectively.

Click the link below to learn more.

Lighting With Portable Flash