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Photography Classes, Workshops and Seminars


 
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 all skill levels, all ages, and many interests. 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. Click here and meet the instructors!
 
Browse our current schedule below, and click on classes you are interested in to learn more and sign-up. Click here to add yourself to our ‘Notify List’ for future classes that aren’t currently on the schedule.
 

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:

SERIES IS FULL. SEE SECOND SESSION DATES BELOW. Three consecutive Saturdays: January 13th, 20th and 27th. Learn more.

Smartphone Photography 101

Smartphone Photography 101

Instructor

Reid Thaler (professional photography instructor)

Length:

5 hours (includes 45-minute break)

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

Sunday, January 14th from 10:30am to 3:30pm. 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:

Sunday, January 21st from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Learn more.

Essential Functions of Your Sony Alpha Camera

Essential Functions of Your Sony Alpha Camera

Instructor

Sony - Dave Rhodes

Length:

2 hours

Price:

$49 (or free with purchase of Sony Alpha mirrorless camera)

Dates & Times:

Tuesday, January 23rd from 11am to 1pm. Learn more.

Fujifilm Mirrorless Camera Hands-On Training Class

Fujifilm Mirrorless Camera Hands-On Training Class

Instructor

Fujifilm - Michael Bulbenko

Length:

2-3 hours

Price:

$49 (or free with purchase of Fujifilm X-series or GFX camera)

Dates & Times:

Sunday, January 28th and starts at 10:30am. Learn more.

Nikon DSLR Photography Basics

Nikon DSLR Photography Basics

Instructor

Nikon - Jeff Mitchell

Length:

1.5 hours

Price:

$49 (or free with purchase of Nikon DSLR camera)

Dates & Times:

Monday, January 29th from 10:15am-11:45am. Learn more.

Get the Most from Your Olympus OM-D Camera

Get the Most from Your Olympus OM-D Camera

Instructor

Olympus representative

Length:

1.5 hours

Price:

$49 (or free with purchase of Olympus OM-D camera)

Dates & Times:

Tuesday, January 30th from 4:00pm to 5:30pm. Learn more.

Photo Organizing with Adobe Lightroom

Photo Organizing with Adobe Lightroom

Instructor

Reid Thaler

Length:

7 hours (includes 45-minute break)

Price:

$129

Dates & Times:

Saturday, February 3rd from 10:30am-5:30pm. 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:

$129

Dates & Times:

Saturday, February 10th from 10:30am-5:30pm. Learn more.

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:

Wednesday, February 14th, from 5:15-7:30pm. 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:

Sunday, February 18th from 10:30am until 3:30pm. Learn more.

Night Landscapes and Astrophotography

Night Landscapes and Astrophotography

Instructor

Tony Rowell

Length:

Approximately 5 hours (both in classroom and in the field)

Price:

$119

Dates & Times:

Saturday, February 17th from 4:30pm to 10:30pm. 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 day series: Saturday, February 24th; Sunday, February 25th and Saturday, March 3rd. 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:

Saturday, March 10th from 12:30pm to 5:45pm. Learn more.

DSLR 101 – Elements of Photography

DSLR 101 – Elements of Photography

Instructor

Michael Kawano

Length:

4 hours

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

To add yourself to our notify list for future DSLR 101 courses, please click here: 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:

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

Landscape and Nature Photography 301: Editing

Landscape and Nature Photography 301: Editing

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

Approximately 3-4 hours.

Price:

$89

Dates & Times:

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

Landscape and Nature Photography 201: Field Workshop

Landscape and Nature Photography 201: Field Workshop

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

Approximately 2-3 hours

Price:

$89

Dates & Times:

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

Landscape and Nature Photography 101: Classroom Lecture & Presentation

Landscape and Nature Photography 101: Classroom Lecture & Presentation

Instructor

Michael Kawano (professional photographer and photography instructor)

Length:

Approximately 3-4 hours

Price:

$89

Dates & Times:

To add yourself to our notify list for future "Landscape & Nature" courses, please click here: 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 consecutive Saturdays.

Price:

$199 (this is a 25% savings from the individual class registration fees)

Dates & Times:

To add yourself to our notify list for future "Landscape & Nature" courses, please click here: 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.

Using Light to Describe Form

Using Light to Describe Form

Instructor

Dana Davis (teacher & professional photographer)

Length:

5 hours

Price:

$99.00

Dates & Times:

Add yourself to the Notify List for future 'Using Light to Describe Form' classes: Learn more.

Macro Photography Workshop

Macro Photography Workshop

Instructor

Reid Thaler

Length:

6 hours (includes 45-minute break)

Price:

$99

Dates & Times:

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

Choosing the Right Camera & Gear!

Choosing the Right Camera & Gear!

Instructor

Michael Kawano

Length:

3 hours

Price:

$25

Dates & Times:

Coming soon! Add yourself to the Notify List for future "Choosing the Right Camera & Gear" classes: Learn more.

Travel Photography 101

Travel Photography 101

Instructor

Reid Thaler

Length:

3-4 hours

Price:

$89

Dates & Times:

Coming in 2017! Add yourself to the Notify List for future Travel Photography classes: Learn more.

Street Photography Workshop

Street Photography Workshop

Instructor

Joe Aguirre & Emilio Bañuelos (both are teachers & professional photographers)

Length:

Three consecutive days (Friday, Saturday & Sunday - see times below)

Price:

$279.00

Dates & Times:

Coming in 2017! Add yourself to the Notify List for future Street Photography classes: Learn more.

PhoDography 101

PhoDography 101

Instructor

Dianne Morey (dog trainer & award-winning author); Jen Waicukauski (owner of Looking Glass Photo)

Length:

2-3 hours

Price:

$99.00

Dates & Times:

Coming in 2017! Add yourself to the Notify List for future Phodography classes: Learn more.



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