Posts Tagged ‘page’

You Can’t Automatically Create Good Photographs

This quote by Henri Cartier-Bresson resonates with me.
I hope that we don’t ever see the day when ready-made photo system, which guarantees good photographic compostions in advance, go on the market. -Henri Cartier-Bresson – “American Photo”, September/October 1997, page: 76
Unfortunately, I think that’s what many cameras have attempted to become today.
Auto-exposure, auto-focus, face-detection the list of auto features […]


A Favor

I’m trying to work with more private students through a website called TakeLessons.com.
If you’ve taken a class with me before, it doesn’t have to be a private lesson, could you please take a moment a write a review?
Here’s the linK: http://takelessons.com/profile/sam-d1#Reviews
Once you get to the page, just click on the “Write a Review” link
Thank you. […]


Membership Support

Membership Support
If you have a problem accessing the members area of the website please use the Reply/Comment area at the bottom of this page. Please allow up to 24 hours for a reply to your support inquiry.
Thank you.
Post Your Question Here For Membership Support
Post your question in the reply/comment area below. Please allow up to […]



A Case Study About The Business Of Art From The Harvard Business School

Why would someone pay $500.00 for a trash-bin or $200.00 for a toilet brush ? Believe it or not, for those of us in the creative industries, there’s a lesson in the answer.


Washington DC Photography Classes

Thank you for considering me, Sam D’Amico, to help you to learn photography.
I offer a variety of classes in Washington DC that are designed to help you be the best photographer that you can be.
You can learn to work your camera, learn the basics of photography or study more advanced techniques. Each class is structured […]


Drawing Inspiration – David Hurn

Drawing Inspiration – David Hurn
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
If possible, I’ve included a quote and a link to their work.
“There are many forms of photography. I consider myself simply a recorder of that which I find of interest around me. I personally have no desire to create […]


Drawing Inspiration – Lee Friedlander

Drawing Inspiration – Lee Friedlander
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
If possible, I’ve included a quote and a link to their work.
“It fascinates me that there is a variety of feeling about what I do. I’m not a premeditative photographer. I see a picture and I make it. […]


Photography Classes Washington DC – About The Sam D’Amico Photography Classes

Thank you for considering me in your search for photography instruction.
It doesn’t matter whether you use a film or digital camera. The camera is a tool that you use to create photographs.
During your photography class with me you’ll learn to use your camera and you’ll learn the skills that you need to use your camera […]


Light And Color

[ July 5, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. September 7, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. January 20, 2015; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Are You Seeing Color? Of course you are, color is everywhere. But, as a photographer, are you “really” seeing color and using it effectively as a compositional element in your work?


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about upcoming photography classes? The answers may already be here. If the answer to you question can not be found, please use the reply area on the bottom of the page to ask any questions that you may have.


Prior Comments

Recently I implemented a new way to receive comments from students. Please visit this page if you’d like to see comments that were made by students prior to the implementation of the new system.


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