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Photography Classes and Workshops
 
Everything we do is focused on one thing: help you get the pictures you want. As part of this mission, we offer an assortment of photography classes for various skill levels. And it is a fun, dynamic group of instructors who teach these classes and provide the tools you need to grow in your passion and love of picture taking.

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Browse our current schedule below, and click on classes you are interested in to learn more and sign-up.

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Intro to Photography Workshop

Intro to Photography Workshop

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

Three classes in the series; Each session starts at 10:30am and lasts approximately 4 hours.

Price:

$199 (normally $299) - that's about a 33% savings!

Dates & Times:

Three class series runs on February 10th, 16th and 17th. Learn more.

Intro to Photography Workshop

Intro to Photography Workshop

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

Three classes in the series; Each session starts at 10:30am and lasts approximately 4 hours.

Price:

$199 (normally $299) - that's about a 33% savings!

Dates & Times:

Three class series runs on February 23rd, March 2nd and March 9th. Learn more.

Lighting 101: Flash and Strobe Photography

Lighting 101: Flash and Strobe Photography

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

3-4 hours

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

Sunday, February 24th and starts at 11:00am. Learn more.

Photography 102: Creative Fundamentals

Photography 102: Creative Fundamentals

Instructor

Dave Strauss (instructor and professional photographer)

Length:

Approximately 3.5 hours

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

Sunday, March 3rd from 10:30am to 2:00pm. Learn more.

Long Exposure Photography Workshop

Long Exposure Photography Workshop

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

4 hours

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

Sunday, March 10th from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Learn more.

Using Light to Describe Form

Using Light to Describe Form

Instructor

Dana Davis (teacher & professional photographer)

Length:

5 hours

Price:

$99.00

Dates & Times:

Saturday, March 16th from 10am to 3pm at the Instructor's studio in Emeryville. Learn more.

DSLR 101 – Elements of Photography

DSLR 101 – Elements of Photography

Instructor

Michael Kawano

Length:

4 hours

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

Sunday, March 17th from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Learn more.

Travel Photography

Travel Photography

Instructor

Sarah Gzesh - Teacher & Travel Photographer

Length:

5 hours

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

Saturday, March 23rd from 10:30am to 3:30pm. Learn more.

Fujifilm Hands-On Power User Training

Fujifilm Hands-On Power User Training

Instructor

Fujifilm - Michael Bulbenko

Length:

2-3 hours

Price:

$69

Dates & Times:

Saturday, March 30th beginning at 10:30am Learn more.

It’s All Black & White to Me

It’s All Black & White to Me

Instructor

Fujifilm’s very own PPA Master of Photography Michael Bulbenko

Length:

90 minutes

Price:

$49

Dates & Times:

Saturday, March 30th from 2:30pm to 4:00pm. Learn more.

Night Landscapes and Astrophotography

Night Landscapes and Astrophotography

Instructor

Tony Rowell

Length:

Approximately 5 hours (in classroom and in the field)

Price:

$119

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Night Landscape classes: Learn more.

Landscape and Nature Photography: The Complete 3-Class Series

Landscape and Nature Photography: The Complete 3-Class Series

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

Three classes over the course of three weekend days.

Price:

$199 (this is a 33% savings from the individual class registration fees)

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Landscape and Nature classes: Learn more.

Landscape Photography 101

Landscape Photography 101

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

Approximately 3-4 hours

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

To add yourself to our notify list for future Landscape photography classes, please click here: Learn more.

Photo Editing with Adobe Lightroom

Photo Editing with Adobe Lightroom

Instructor

Reid Thaler (professional photography instructor)

Length:

7 hours (includes 45-minute break)

Price:

$119

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Lightroom classes: Learn more.

Photographing Birds in Flight Workshop

Photographing Birds in Flight Workshop

Instructor

Dave Strauss (professional photographer & photography teacher)

Length:

Totals approximately 5-6 hours across two consecutive days.

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Bird Photography classes: Learn more.

Beginner’s Short Course on Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Beginner’s Short Course on Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Instructor

Ray Acevedo, Olympus Tech Rep

Length:

2 hours

Price:

$49

Dates & Times:

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Advanced Short Course on Olympus OM-D E-M1 II and E-M5 II Cameras

Advanced Short Course on Olympus OM-D E-M1 II and E-M5 II Cameras

Instructor

Ray Acevedo, Olympus Tech Rep

Length:

2 hours

Price:

$49

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Olympus related classes: Learn more.

Time-Lapse Photography – A Beginner’s Introduction

Time-Lapse Photography – A Beginner’s Introduction

Instructor

Tony Rowell (award-winning photographer)

Length:

Approximately 5 hours

Price:

$129

Dates & Times:

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Advanced Short Course on Olympus OM-D Cameras

Advanced Short Course on Olympus OM-D Cameras

Instructor

Olympus representative

Length:

2 hours

Price:

$49

Dates & Times:

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Intro to Black & White Developing

Intro to Black & White Developing

Instructor

Brian Marcais (teaching & sales team, Looking Glass)

Length:

2.5 hours

Price:

$89.00

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Darkroom classes: Learn more.

Intro to Black & White Printing

Intro to Black & White Printing

Instructor

Brian Marcais (teaching & sales team, Looking Glass)

Length:

5 hours

Price:

$179.00

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Darkroom classes: Learn more.

Macro Photography Workshop

Macro Photography Workshop

Instructor

Reid Thaler

Length:

5-6 hours (includes 45-minute break)

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

To add yourself to our notify list for future Macro Photography courses, please click here: Learn more.

Nikon DSLR Photography Basics

Nikon DSLR Photography Basics

Instructor

Nikon - Jeff Mitchell

Length:

1.5 hours

Price:

$49

Dates & Times:

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Photo Organizing with Adobe Lightroom

Photo Organizing with Adobe Lightroom

Instructor

Reid Thaler

Length:

7 hours (includes 45-minute break)

Price:

$129

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Adobe Lightroom related classes: Learn more.

Smartphone Photography 101

Smartphone Photography 101

Instructor

Reid Thaler (professional photography instructor)

Length:

6 hours (includes 45-minute break)

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Time-Lapse classes: Learn more.

Composition and the Photographic Eye

Composition and the Photographic Eye

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

3-4 hours

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Composition classes: Learn more.

Get the Most from Your Sony Alpha Series Camera

Get the Most from Your Sony Alpha Series Camera

Instructor

Sony's Dave Rhodes

Length:

Approximately 2 hours

Price:

$49

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future Sony-related classes: Learn more.

Beginner’s Short Course on Olympus OM-D Cameras

Beginner’s Short Course on Olympus OM-D Cameras

Instructor

Olympus representative

Length:

2 hours

Price:

$49

Dates & Times:

To add yourself to our notify list for future Olympus courses, please click here: Learn more.

Sony Alpha Camera Class

Sony Alpha Camera Class

Instructor

Sony - Dave Rhodes

Length:

2 hours

Price:

$49

Dates & Times:

To add yourself to our notify list for future Sony Alpha Photography courses, please click here: Learn more.

EOS Discovery Day – Get the Most from Your Canon DSLR

EOS Discovery Day – Get the Most from Your Canon DSLR

Instructor

Canon - Peter Lee

Length:

3 hours

Price:

$49 (or free with purchase of Canon DSLR)

Dates & Times:

To add yourself to our notify list for future Canon-Related Photography courses, please click here: Learn more.



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