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 [...]
You own your content and information, but then you grant them permission to do almost anything with your work.
If you’re trying to make money with your photography, you’ve put yourself in competition with YOURSELF!
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 [...]
After Class Comments
Comments made by participants in my Washington DC area photography classes and my replies to them. The comments are provided so you can read what participants thought about an upcoming, scheduled class. You can see all upcoming classes in the right hand side bar of this page.
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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 [...]
[ April 5, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. May 5, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. July 5, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. September 7, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 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?
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