Welcome to Samy’s Camera Photo School

We are one of the largest photo programs on the West Coast. In 2012 we held over 300 classes serving over 5000 students. Our photo school is for all levels starting with our camera specific classes and a wide variety of specialty workshops and events.

Photo Walk: Bird Photography at Malibu Lagoon with Hartmut Walter
Malibu Country Mart/Malibu Lagoon
January 31, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join UCLA Professor Hartmut Walter (ornithologist/ecologist) for a Saturday morning photo walk at Malibu Lagoon. Grab your camera and capture exciting images of local and wintering large birds at beach, lagoon and coastal sage habitats.
How to Take a Photograph: A Beginner’s Guide with Dan Foley
Samys Camera San Francisco
January 31, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This is a basic class for individuals who own a camera and wish to learn more about navigating through all those confusing camera modes and creating great photos.
Adobe Lightroom 5 Level-1 with Natasha Calzatti
Samys Camera Photo School LA
February 3, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Many photographers are finding Adobe Lightroom to be the perfect tool for organizing, processing and manipulating your images. This 2-day hands-on Lightroom class will help you you take control of your digital photography workflow.