Announcements

Introduction to Photography classes starting – April 30, May 2 and May 7, 2015

Introduction to Photography classes starting – April 30, May 2 and May 7, 2015.

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 – April 26 – May 6, 2015

Washington DC Photography Classes – April 26 – May 6, 2015

Introduction To Photography Classes Start Monthly -Learn to work your camera so you can create better pictures.Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.

DC Photography Class – Intermediate Photography classes starting – May 5, 2015

DC Photography Class – Intermediate Photography classes starting – May 5, 2015

  • 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.

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Intermediate Photography

DC Photo Classes – Lighting With Portable Flash Starting May 3, 2015

DC Photo Classes – Lighting With Portable Flash Starting May 3, 2015

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.

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Lighting With Portable Flash

Sam’s Meetup Group – The Craft And Practice Of Photography – Upcoming Meetups

About

  • The Meetup group is formed as an offshoot of the photography classes that Sam D’Amico teaches in Washington DC. The instruction offered via Meetup is an abbreviated, yet effective, way to learn about photography and improve your photography skills .
  • You can learn more about the group, see upcoming meetings, and join the group here—> http://www.meetup.com/The-Craft-And-Practice-Of-Photography/

Upcoming Meetups

Topical Class Series: Getting To Know Your Camera And The Basics Of Photography

Sunday, Apr 26, 2015, 1:30 PM

Location details are available to members only.

1 Photographers Attending

You’ll learn about light, basic camera operation and basic photographic technique.We’ll cover observing light, focusing, exposure and metering.Participants  should bring the equipment  that is relevant to the  meeting, the owners manual for the equipment  and something to take notes with.Any questions about this class?Here’s the link to contact…

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Topical Class Series: Getting Familiar With Manual Exposure Mode

Sunday, Jun 7, 2015, 1:30 PM

Location details are available to members only.

1 Photographers Attending

Class Description:This class will get the participants familiar with how to change aperture, shutter speed and ISO to control exposure in a way not possible in any automatic exposure mode. Manual exposure mode is the only mode that allows the photographer full creative control of exposure.What To Bring:• Any equipment relevant to the class.• Th…

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Open Forum: Critiquing Your Work And Clarifying Your Photography Practice

Sunday, Jun 28, 2015, 1:30 PM

Location details are available to members only.

1 Photographers Attending

These meetings are not intended to be:• Topic specific instructional meetings.• Group critique meetings.These meetings are intended to be:• Self critiques intended to get you involved in evaluating your own work.• An opportunity to talk about your work in terms of effectively using camera operation and your understanding of photography to cont…

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Open Forums For Practicing Photographers

Ongoing monthly meetings intended to help participating photographers clarify and strengthen their own specific photography practice in a way that will firm up understanding of camera operation and photographic composition.

The Open Forums are available through Sam’s Meetup group.

You can learn more about Sam’s Meetup group here. —>https://samdamico.com/sams-meetup-group-craft-practice-photography/

 

Introduction to Photography classes starting – April 17, April 30, May 2 and May 7, 2015

Introduction to Photography classes starting – April 17, April 30, May 2 and May 7, 2015.

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 – April 16 – May 7, 2015

Washington DC Photography Classes – April 16 – May 7, 2015

Introduction To Photography Classes Start Monthly -Learn to work your camera so you can create better pictures.Upcoming Photography Classes In Washington DC. You can see a list of all upcoming courses in the right hand side bar of the Sam D’Amico Photography website. Scroll down a bit to view the list.


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