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Crash Course: Quick and Dirty Portraits

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Bushwick 736 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221

Making a great portrait doesn't necessarily require expensive gear.  Take for example one of the most famous portraits of all time, Steve McCurry's Afghan Girl, shot for the cover of National Geographic in 1985 using only a 35mm camera and natural light.  It's not the tools themselves that do the job, but rather the mind creating with...

Monday May 13th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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Small Flash for Portraits-Central park

at Colaidian Entertainment - Central Park Bow Bridge, New York, New York 10023

The ability to use flash in daylight for portraits gives you a whole new tool for your creative bag of tricks. In this workshop we are going to explore a technique known as off-camera daytime flash synchronization . It's not hard at all once you know what it is! First, we will look at why one would want to use flash for portraits in daytime. Then...

Tuesday Apr 23rd, 9:30am - 11:30am

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Small Flash for Portraits-Dumbo

at Colaidian Entertainment

The ability to use flash in daylight for portraits gives you a whole new tool for your creative bag of tricks. In this workshop we are going to explore a technique known as off-camera daytime flash synchronization . It's not hard at all once you know what it is! First, we will look at why one would want to use flash for portraits in daytime. Then...

Tuesday Apr 23rd, 3pm - 6pm

Portrait Photography

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea 135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

Join us in this hands-on intermediate level course to learn the basics of the compelling portrait. Explore the principles of posing, composition and lighting patterns that increase the visual impact of a portrait. There are many things that go behind a portrait, such as the relationship between the photographer and the subject. Learn how this relationship...

Monday May 13th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$410

5 sessions

Portrait Beginners' guide

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square 51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

Portrait Beginners' guide - Learn the dos and don'ts of Portraiture Welcome to Portraiture!. This workshop is a full guide to the fundamentals of portraiture. You'll learn: Posing, capturing the moments, Gestures, Body language, backgrounds, shooting angles, and directing and interacting with your subjects. Additionally, you'll learn how to work with...

Monday Apr 29th, 6pm - 8pm

  (4 sessions)
$315

4 sessions

Creative Portrait

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square 51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

Creative Portrait - Make portraits that transcend  It's time to have fun, experiment! This course will guide you through all that there is to see to unleash your imagination and create the most unique portraits. Made for everyone, using any types of cameras, with or without Manual Mode. Course will include a review of the kinds of portraiture...

Saturday May 4th, 10:30am - 1:45pm

  (3 sessions)
$340

3 sessions

Essential Portraiture (6 weeks)

at BKC Brooklyn Central - Bushwick 736 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11221

Whether your subject is a pauper or a president, everyone loves a good portrait. But in this photographic genre, there’s far more than meets the eye.  This six-session, challenge-based course enhances your portrait skills through understanding and maximizing natural light, continuous (hot) lights, composition, lens effects, and working with...

Saturday Apr 27th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$395

6 sessions

Small Flash for Portraits -Coney Island

at Colaidian Entertainment - Coney Island 1547 Riegelman Boardwalk, Brooklyn, New York 11224

The ability to use flash in daylight for portraits gives you a whole new tool for your creative bag of tricks. In this workshop we are going to explore a technique known as off-camera daytime flash synchronization . It's not hard at all once you know what it is! First, we will look at why one would want to use flash for portraits in daytime. Then...

Monday Apr 22nd, 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Self Portrait and the Selfie

at PhotoManhattan - Union Square 51 W 14th St Ste 3R , New York, New York 10011

Mastering the art of being the photographer and the photographed simultaneously has always been the challenge. You as the model must choose well what you intend to communicate and yet, you as the photographer must know how to best project such visual message for your intended audience. Make your Selfie be worth a thousand 'selective' words. Life...

Saturday May 11th, 2:15pm - 4:15pm

  (2 sessions)
$225

2 sessions

Special Access: Inside a Working Boatyard

at Princeton Photo Workshop - New Jersey 207 Chelsea Ave #1012, Toms River, New Jersey 08721

We've obtained access to the inner and outer workings of a real boatyard with nautical photographer Richard Sherman. We'll photograph the boatwrights in their workshop as they fix everything from classic wooden sailboats to modern powerboats, then tour the boatyard to photograph vessels along the pier and sailboats in motion.  During the day,...

Saturday Jun 22nd, 10am - 2pm

Photography Crash Course 1

at PhotoUno Photography School - Chelsea 135 W 29 St Ste 304, New York, New York 01001

Have you finally bought that camera you’ve been coveting for months, but now realized you have no idea how to use it? Is your schedule already packed, or do you really want to learn how to use that camera before that big summer trip you’ve been planning? This action-packed, fast-paced course is designed for people who want an express introduction...

Saturday Apr 27th, 11am - 5pm

Black & White Photography

at PhotoUno Photography School - Midtown East 222 E 46th St Ste 303S, New York, New York 10017

Are you an admirer of vintage, black and white photography? Have you worked with black and white film in the past, but find yourself dissatisfied with the results you get using your digital camera? Learn to visualize your world in black and white and produce striking images in black and white with this 3-week course. In this course we will discuss...

Monday May 20th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$230

3 sessions

Location Photography Workshop: Chinatown

at Int'l Session of Digital Photography - Lower East Side Chinatown Confucius Plaza , New York, New York 10002

In this workshop we explore the fascinating area and the unique ethnic community of Manhattan: Chinatown. Participants learn the tips and hints for successful "street & portrait photography." At the same time acquiring the knowledge of the camera basic, the various functions and camera settings to gain greater control. By the end of the two hour...

Saturday Apr 20th, 9am - 11am

NYC Street Photography: The ABCs of the East Village

at Princeton Photo Workshop - Lower East Side East Houston , New York, New York 10002

The East Village has been a symbol of counterculture in New York City since the 1950s. Once synonymous with beatniks and later with punk rock, the neighborhood today is a unique mix of people and cultures, music and art. During the day, we will explore Alphabet City and other notable East Village spots, learning to identify a good street photo. We'll...

Saturday May 4th, 1pm - 4pm

How Do I Use My Camera? (Part 2)

at JP Teaches Photo - Midtown Central Park West and W. 72nd St. , New York, New York 10023

In this follow-up to our beginner photography class in NYC Part I (which covers exposure, aperture and shutter speed), you'll learn:  How to use ISO to take better pictures in low light environments  How to use your flash so that your images look naturally lit instead of that awful “flash” look with overexposed subjects and bright...

Saturday Apr 27th, 6pm - 8pm

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