Samy’s Camera Anniversary Event – Pasadena

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Samy’s Camera Anniversary Event – Pasadena

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

| Free

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Visit Samy’s Camera for the biggest sale and photographic event of the Year and celebrate our 46th Anniversary .

Three full days of activities including: Free Classes; Giveaways; Live Gear Demos and Brand Reps In-Store.

  • Thursday September 15th at Samy’s Camera in Santa Ana
  • Friday September 16th at Samy’s Camera in Los Angeles
  • Saturday September 17th at Samy’s Camera in Pasadena

CLASS SCHEDULE – All classes are free but registration is required to attend all classes.

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“Street Photography “ Time: 10:30am-11:30am Instructor: Mark Toal Sponsored by Panasonic

Location: Samy’s Camera Pasadena

CLASS DESCRIPTION:

Street photography has changed over the years with the advent of social media and everybody having a camera with them all the time. Mark Toal from Panasonic Lumix will talk about the changes that have taken place and give tips on taking great street photos. Besides technical tips, Mark will talk about the history of street photography, what to look for as you walk around, how to approach people that you want to photograph and most importantly how to stay safe.

Mark Toal is a professional photographer and Panasonic Lumix Advocate from Portland, Oregon. His photographs can be seen on Facebook and Instagram at Mark Toal.

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“Backcountry Photography!” Time: 12pm-1pm Instructor: Liam Doran Sponsored by Sigma

Location: Samy’s Camera Pasadena

Class Description:

Off the grid and on your own is where Backcountry Photography begins. Join SIGMA ambassador Liam Doran for a deep dive into what it takes to bring your photography into far flung places. Liam will cover gear selection, safety and of course technical photo skills needed to succeed.

Liam Doran is an outdoor sports and adventure travel photographer based in Colorado. Liam’s work covers all aspects of outdoor mountain life including skiing, biking, trail running, fly fishing as well as travel and lifestyle. His images appear regularly in commercial advertising and in today’s top outdoor magazines including Powder, Outside, Ski, Skiing, Trail Runner, Mountain Magazine and more.

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“Food Photography- Speeding up your Workflow with Tethering” Time: 2pm-3pm Instructor: Jena Carlin Sponsored by Tether Tools

Location: Samy’s Camera Pasadena

Class Description:

Let Jena Carlin, commercial food and lifestyle photographer with over decade experience, be your guide as you learn to make edible unforgettable with campaign-worthy food photography. In this workshop, you’ll see how shooting tethered can really improve the efficiency and quality of your food photography workflow. Jena will teach you the basics of tethered shooting, including her favorite gear and software, all in a beautiful table-top setting. You’re not going to want to miss this insider look at a pro’s tried and tested tethering methods.

Jena is a Midwest-based commercial food and lifestyle photographer, videographer, prop stylist, and art director. Her classical training as a fine art painter creates a unique photography style that perfectly complements both editorial and advertising campaigns. She seeks out authentic emotion in her food and lifestyle photography with a strong emphasis on narratives and blending modern and heritage styles. Jena shoots for clients such as Ghirardelli, Martha Stewart, Kohl’s, Taste of Home, Sam’s Club, The Buckle, Press, Kerry Taste and Nutrition, and Iowa Premium Angus. Jena prides herself on building the community and knowledge of commercial food photography through the Little Rusted Ladle blog, the Master the Art of Food Photography online summit, and her mentorship program Portfolio to Profit.

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“Picking the Right RF Lens for Portrait Photography” Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm Instructor: Jeff Leimbach Sponsored by Canon

Location: Samy’s Camera Pasadena

Class Description:

This class takes a look at common RF lenses used in portrait photography and what is available in the current RF lineup. We look at sample images to get an idea of why a photographer chooses one lens or focal distance over another.

Jeff is a professional photographer and graphic designer. He has served as moderator for Photoshop World, Photoshop Seminar Tour for KelbyOne, and the Canon in Action Tour for Canon Live Learning. Other workshop experience includes staff instructor for Moose Peterson’s Digital Landscape Workshops and owner of The Digital Photo Workshops. He also serves as a Canon Camera Product Educator and Tech Rep.

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“Videography“ Time: 5pm-6pm Instructor: Joshua Fulton Sponsored by Sony

CLASS DESCRIPTION:

Stills are great, sure, but have you ever seen a picture move? Almost all cameras nowadays can do both, but that doesn’t mean the same skills apply. If you’re a photographer who has wanted to become a videographer, join Sony Alpha Specialist Joshua Fulton as he helps you take the leap from stills to moving pictures! Whether you want to make feature films or just get better at taking family videos, we will cover the basics including filmmaking concepts and rules, types of shots, moving the camera, and gear choices. This class is photographers of any skill level who want to jump into the world of videography!

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In accordance with state and local public health organizations, Samy’s Photo School is following all COVID-19 related protocols. Please do not attend this class if you have experienced any symptoms related to COVID-19 over the past 24 hours including fever of 100.4 or higher, cough, shortness of breath, loss of sense of taste/smell, fatigue, diarrhea, muscle aches and headache.

Please make a note of which classes you have signed up for. Some of the Eventbrite ticket notifications will indicate the full time of the Anniversary sale event time of 10am-6pm, not the time of the individual class you signed up for.

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Details

Date:
September 17
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/samys-camera-anniversary-event-pasadena-tickets-401820906147

Venue

Samy’s Photo School – Pasadena
1759 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States