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Street Art and Mural Photography

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. Blagden Alley NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

There is no better place to photograph fantastic murals, street art, and neighborhood architecture than DC’s historic U Street and Shaw districts. Join Instructor Geoff Livingston and explore some of the most interesting and visually rich residential locations in the city. We will start in Blagden Alley and then hop on the metro to the Shaw Station,...

Sunday Sep 26th, 8am - 11am Eastern Time

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20560

The Monuments and Memorials photo safari provides basic instruction on all aspects of travel photography, explains F-stops, shutter speeds, white balance, ISO settings, and reviews composition techniques for taking pictures of people and places. Learn how to use your camera in the field, not in a classroom on this DC photography tour! After a 45-minute...

Saturday Sep 25th, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

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Bygone Industrial Buildings

at Capital Photography Center - Baltimore 1500 Union Ave., Baltimore, Maryland 21211

Discover this Baltimore gem! At the turn of the century in the early 1900s the Crown Cork and Seal company produced all of the bottle caps and tops that were needed for bottled goods being manufactured. The company finally closed its doors in the 1950s but the buildings were never taken down. Join Lewis Katz and photograph these old buildings and...

Saturday Sep 25th, 9am - 11:30am Eastern Time

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Master Your Digital Camera Controls (DC)

at Digital Photo Academy - Southwest Washington, D.C. National Mall West
Meet at the stone bench to the left, Washington, District of Columbia 20004

This workshop will offer instruction for people who want to learn the ins and outs of their cameras. Improve your skills no matter which camera model you own! Take this Course if you: Just purchased a Digital SLR Camera/Point and shoot camera Want to learn to make simple and creative changes to your pictures using the functions of your camera...

Saturday Sep 25th, 9:30am - 11am Eastern Time


Sunrise on the National Mall

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20002

One of the best places to capture sunrise in photos is from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, looking down the Reflecting Pool. This sunrise photo tour of the National Mall conducted by Washington Photo Safari director E. David Luria gives participants the opportunity to photograph the sun as it begins to rise in the east at behind the illuminated...

Sunday Sep 26th, 6am - 8am Eastern Time

Saint Matthews Cathedral

at Washington Photo Safari - Dupont Circle 1725 Rhode Island Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20036

Dedicated in 1913, the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle (which honors the patron saint of civil servants) plays a major role in the Catholic life of the nation’s capital. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Washington, Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass here in 1979, and President John F. Kennedy’s funeral was celebrated here on November 25,...

Sunday Sep 26th, 3pm - 5pm Eastern Time

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Photo Basics – Getting Off Auto

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings. Today’s cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to beautiful photographs. Capturing the perfect portrait of a loved one, a fleeting moment leading to the winning goal, or a stunning travel photo takes practice and know-how. Learn how YOU, not the...

Saturday Oct 2nd, 9:30am - 1:30pm Eastern Time

Family and Children Photography

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Photographing families and children can be both meaningful and artistically rewarding as well as financially beneficial. Family portraiture is a beautiful way to celebrate the gift of togetherness, strengthen relational bonds, build self-esteem in children, and document the family unit.  Whether photographing children for the family album or creating...

Saturday Oct 16th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time

Night Photography on the National Mall

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1501 Maine Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

Capture incredible nighttime images of DC's most exciting monuments and memorials! Join Instructor Geoff Livingston for this unique nighttime photography class. You will learn how to capture long exposures, tips and techniques for framing interesting compositions, tips for street photography at night and more. We’ll be capturing compelling...

Sunday Oct 3rd, 5:45pm - 8:15pm Eastern Time

Street Photography at DC’s Monuments

at Washington Photo Safari - Foggy Bottom 2151 Constitution Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 20418

Street Photography at DC’s Monuments: The Photojournalist’s Approach A photojournalist is a visual storyteller. And as such, we tell stories with a series of photos and one photo at a time.Washington Photo Safari is pleased to present this safari in street photography taught by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, Essdras Suarez. The goal of...

Saturday Sep 25th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

Early Morning at the National Zoo

at Washington Photo Safari - Northwest Washington 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

The very best times to capture the animals at the National Zoo in your camera are the morning hours when they come out of their cages and dens. Pet and wildlife photographer Julie Gould, who has spent years photographing animals of all types in and out of zoos, leads this morning trek to all the best photo ops. While not guaranteed, it is possible...

Sunday Sep 26th, 7:45am - 10am Eastern Time

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Exploring Antietam Battlefield

at Capital Photography Center - Sharpsburg 5831 Dunker Church Rd, Sharpsburg, Maryland 21782

Join us on the hallowed grounds of Antietam National Battlefield for a morning field shoot.  Learn composition techniques to take thoughtful compelling pictures of cannon, historic structures, monuments to the fallen, and plenty more. We will visit three main areas of this historic area.  The Antietam National Battlefield with its monuments...

Saturday Oct 23rd, 2:45pm - 5:45pm Eastern Time

Eclectic Hampden Field Shoot

at Capital Photography Center - Baltimore 1500 Union Ave., Baltimore, Maryland 21211

Hampden is a close-knit neighborhood in Baltimore that is known for housing many of the mill workers along the Jones Falls at the turn of the century. Join Instructor Lewis Katz and explore a Hampden neighborhood in transition where the past and present collide.  We’ll have opportunities to photograph the older fading industrial areas...

Saturday Oct 2nd, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

Creative Smartphone Photography Field Shoot

at Capital Photography Center - Penn Quarter 8th St NW & F St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

See the world in a new way with the camera that’s always with you, your Smartphone.  Enjoy capturing images on your phone on a photo walk that’s designed to spark creativity!  We begin outdoors at the National Portrait Gallery and then explore the surrounding Chinatown/Penn Quarter area with its quirky architecture and street scenes. ...

Sunday Oct 3rd, 8:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

Close Up Textures in the Gardens

at Capital Photography Center - Wheaton 1800 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, Maryland 20902

Join instructor Lori Lankford for Close Up Textures in the Garden. Learn how to add more creativity and depth to your images by focusing on textures. This is a hands-on outdoor class where we will explore fall texture in the gardens, learning how to discover small details, depth, pattern, and color. Students will come away with techniques to use...

Saturday Oct 16th, 9am - 11:30am Eastern Time

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