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July 2020

Tech Time with Fujifilm & Samy’s Camera – 1 on 1 Online Chats

July 28 @ 4:30 pm - December 30 @ 12:00 pm
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Samy’s Photo School is pleased to bring you FREE one on one tech assistance to get all of your camera and photography questions answered! Samy’s Photo School is pleased to bring you FREE one on one tech assistance to get all of your camera and photography questions answered! Our team of Fujifilm expert techs are here to answer your questions and give support on product needs.  It’s simple: Choose a date and time that fits in your schedule. We’ll do our best to…

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August 2020

One-on-One Live Virtual Photography Lessons with George Simian

August 1 @ 9:00 am - August 31 @ 8:00 pm
$200.00

George Simian, resident photography instructor at Samy's Photo School, has been recognized as one of the 13 Best Workshop Instructors according to PDN Magazine, the Bible of the commercial photography industry and as one of the top workshop instructors by Photo District News.  George's 25 years of experience as a commercial photographer and years of teaching experience will allow him to provide students with the resources to help reshape their photography. Each online session with George will last for 2 hours and will involve…

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Create Better Black & White Photographs with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$95.00

Natasha Calzatti will teach you how to make black and white images that are expressive and strong, simulating the great masters. You may know how to use Lightroom or Photoshop features to create black and white images, but many of these conversions aren’t very good. In this workshop Natasha will teach you how to make black and white images that are expressive and strong, simulating the analog silver gelatin print from the great photography masters such as Irving Penn and…

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Outdoor Portrait Photography with George Simian – Pasadena

August 9 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Samys Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

We all take more photos of people than of any other subject – but we can make them much, much better with planning for the activity, the light, and the camera settings. This three-part workshop includes a live class on Zoom August 3rd 7pm-8pm.  On Sunday August 9th we will meet in the parking lot at Samy's Camera in Pasadena 12pm-4pm and shoot outdoor the entire time.   This workshop will cover capturing models candidly or engaging them directly with the…

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Beginning Adobe Photoshop with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

August 14 @ 10:00 am - August 16 @ 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States
$195.00

This is an intensive three day hands-on computer workshop offered on August 14th, 15th and 16th 10am-1pm each day.  Longtime Photoshop Instructor Natasha Calzatti will cut through the complexity of Photoshop and help you to master it as a photographic tool. Natasha will show you the fundamentals of Photoshop, how to do the things most beginners want to do when they first open up the program. This workshop is designed for the Lightroom or beginner Photoshop user. Technical Level: Beginner Requirements: Adobe…

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Headshot Photography using Westcott Flex Cine Peter Hurley Kit

August 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$25.00

Professional Headshot Workshop with Yaneck Wasiek. All attendees will receive a $25 Gift Card to Samy’s Camera. In this webinar Westcott Top Pro Yaneck Wasiek will demonstrate his signature look using Westcott Cine Flex lights. If you want to take your headshots to a much higher level this is the right webinar for you. Yaneck will go through proper positioning and power of each light. He will teach 3 different lighting setups that work well for both women and men.…

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Architectural Photography with Olympus Visionary Frank Smith

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

As he travels all over the globe, Frank will share imagery and opportunity in finding and shooting landscapes live online! As an outdoor enthusiast, Frank focuses his camera on subject matters like architecture & global landscapes. From an architecture perspective, Frank likes to capture unique angles and views through his lens of buildings - both old and new and is artful in his ability to capture the lines and details that are often missed by the common passerby. Frank also,…

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Point of View and Perspective with George Simian – Two Session, Live Online Class

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map

Where you put your camera and what you include or exclude from the frame make all the difference! Move beyond the common pitfalls of shooting from eye-level and including everything in front of you so that you can make much more striking photographs and shape your message to the viewers! This is a two-session, live online class that will be held on August 17th and August 24th from 5:30-7:30pm both sessions.  This class is limited to only 20 participants to…

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The Lassen Volcanic National Park Master Class with National Park Photography Expeditions

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - August 23 @ 12:00 pm
Lassen National Park Mineral, CA 96063

National Park Photography Expedition Lassen Volcanic National Park Master Class August 18-23, 2020 TO REGISTER: CLICK HERE The Lassen Volcanic Master Class is a 5-day full immersion, photography workshop that teaches an end-to-end workflow for the creation of landscape art. Students learn landscape capture techniques, creative composition approaches, atmospherics, visualization techniques and post-production methods that will allow them to express their subjective thoughts and feelings. The workshop is small, intimate, collegial, and the instruction hands-on, with intensive field capture instruction…

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Making Sharp Images with George Simian – Two Session, Live Online Class

August 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map
$55.00

How your camera’s focus, shutter speed, choice of focal length, and handling all contribute (or undermine) the making of sharp images. The results will definitely surprise you…. but there’s a solution for every situation, though they do require more careful choices! This is a two-session, live online class that will be held on August 18th and August 25th from 5-7pm both sessions.  This class is limited to only 20 participants to assure individual attention and feedback.  George will give the…

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