Sam D’Amico Photography – Original Photography and Excellent Photography Instruction

Sam’s Washington DC photography classes and online photography instruction will improve your photography skills.
The photographs he creates can be purchased to add ambiance to your space or licensed as rights-managed stock photography to communicate your message.



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I’ll help you be a better photographer, find a picture to decorate your wall or license a picture for your editorial or commercial project.

Portrait of Sam DAmico by Roxie Brown

Roxie Brown photographed Sam D’Amico during Sam’s Intermediate Photography class in Washington, DC. Roxie made the photograph during a portion of the course covering the use of flash and was practicing a technique known as “bounce flash.”


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Washington DC Photography Classes and Online Instruction

Some Words From Sam About His Washington DC Photography Classes and Online Instruction

I know how frustrating it is when we don’t know what we’re doing regarding photography.

We enjoy photography and making pictures, but when we don’t know what we’re doing, we don’t get the images we want, and then we get so discouraged and want to give it up.

I know. Because that’s what I did, I gave up photography.

But years later, I reignited my interest after being given a camera that was going unused. But this time I found a good class, taught by a good teacher. And because of the guidance provided by that teacher, I learned what I was doing, started enjoying making pictures again, and decided to become a professional photographer and then a professional photography teacher.

The lesson here is don’t give up! Find yourself a suitable class with a good teacher. And, with the guidance of a good teacher and a bit of effort on your part, you can become the best photographer you can be.

Since I can remember, I’ve been a photographer. And I’ve been a professional photographer since the mid-1980s. I started helping friends be better photographers in 1997 and began teaching photography professionally in 1999.

Remember that teacher I mentioned before? I want to be to you who they were to me.

Available Ways to Learn Photography With Sam

In-person or Online One on One Private Photography Instruction

Whether you’re just starting or an advanced practitioner, I can help you improve your photography.
Please be fully vaccinated and follow all CDC and local guidelines if we meet in person.

Currently Scheduled  Live Online Group Photography Classes

Getting To Know Your Camera

Introduction To Photography

Classes/Webinars Available on Sam’s Online Learning Platform for Photographers

Learn To Think Like A Photographer

Getting To Know Your Camera

Gift Certificates for Photography Instruction

Gift certificates for photography classes



Please get in touch with Sam if you have any questions.


Original photography to decorate your walls or license as rights-managed stock photography

Purchase fine art photography wall art


License rights managed stock photography




Get an occasional email consisting of a digest of blog posts written by Sam with the intent to help you improve your photography.
And you’ll also be kept up to date on regularly scheduled photography classes and other ways to study and practice photography with Sam.


A Few More Words From Sam

I’m a professional photographer and professional photography instructor. Working mainly as a photojournalist, I’ve done a lot of work (including over 500 jobs for the New York Times). My exhibited work received awards, and my photography classes were voted the “Best Art Class” of 2018 by the readers of the Washington City Paper.
Whether you’d like to take a photography class, decorate your wall, or license the use of a photograph, I’ll do my best to be of service.


Student Comments about Sam’s Washington DC Photography Classes and Online Instruction

They Said…

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“OK, are you serious about improving your photography skills and knowledge? Are you a novice with a camera you can only use in auto, or a new professional wobbly on your feet? You have found your answer. Sam is absolutely incredible. He has an innate knack for explaining complex and vital photography techniques and concepts in the simplest, most digestible manner you could ever imagine. Sam is a vet photographer with years of amazing experience, and in his classes, he generously transfers all of that knowledge to you. It’s amazing. I took his first series, already signing up for his second and third.
Could not recommend these classes more.”
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Roxie B.
“Awesome class!! Well-organized, interactive and engaging the small class. I left feeling much more familiar with my camera and excited to practice what I learned. Sam was a great teacher — good-humored, extremely knowledgeable. He wonderfully articulated what we needed to know, and every minute was of great use. Highly recommend!”
“Having been in education for the last 15 years I am truly impressed with Mr. D’Amico’s teaching style. So many instructors seem as though they are there to talk about themselves or impress you with how much they know and you leave more confused than informed. This was not the case today. The examples and hands-on explanations allowed me to experience metering concepts and for my individual learning style that was critical. I appreciated the patience exhibited and the non-judgmental approach. I can’t wait for the next workshop/class. I am looking forward to it because after today I KNOW I will actually learn whatever the topic is.”
Mike Seymour

Sam DAmico photograhy classes, wall decor and stock photography
Sam D’Amico’s photography classes were voted the Best Art Class in Washington, DC.
Photography and photography instruction.
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Photography and photography instruction.
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Sam D'Amico Washington DC photography classes and online photography tutoring,Washington, DC,USA-20010,
Telephone No.202-531-2344
Washington DC and online
Sam D'Amico teaches excellent photography classes in Washington DC and online. Stock photos-Fine art photos-Wall Decor