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July 2019

Beginning Adobe Lightroom Classic CC with Natasha Calzatti 2 Sessions – PAS

July 7 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$195.00

This course is held on 2 consecutive Sunday’s: July 7th and July 14th from 11:30 am – 3:30 pm both days. Many photographers are finding Adobe Lightroom to be the perfect tool for organizing, processing and manipulating your images. This beginner Lightroom course shows you step-by-step how to take control of your digital photography workflow. Discover the most efficient method for downloading images into Lightroom and organizing them. Quickly import and manage your photo collection in a library that makes…

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DSLR Basic Course with Jason Egbert – SB

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samys Camera Santa Barbara, 530 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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$29.95

Basic introduction to your digital SLR (DSLR*) camera body. Topics Covered: ▪    Batteries ▪    Memory cards ▪    Exposure modes ▪    Image Resolution ▪    Playback mode ▪    Flash usage *What is a DSLR camera? DSLR stands for Digital Single-Lens Reflex. DSLR models typically offer interchangeable lenses, full manual controls, external flash units, and through-the-lens (TTL) viewfinders. They are usually large models and they closely resemble 35mm film cameras with handgrips and large lens housings. If you do not have a DSLR…

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Introduction to Portrait Photography with Speedlight Flash Workshop with Joe & Mirta Barnet – Pasadena

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$89.00

In this 3 hour workshop Joe and Mirta Barnet will teach you how to get the most from your portable flash unit and how to use your Speedlights like a pro. A model will be available and triggering devices will be provided to attendees to use during the workshop. Topics that will be covered: TTL metering Flash exposure compensation High Speed Sync, what it is, how it works and how to use it Manual mode flash Wireless, off camera flash Rear…

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Understanding Your Digital Camera Levels 1 and 2 with Art Ramirez – CC

July 13 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Culver City, 4411 Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90230 United States
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$29.95 - $70.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1: This is a basic class for individuals who own a point-and-shoot or Digital SLR camera and wish to learn more about navigating through all those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer, so whether you purchased the camera for yourself, or…

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Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – LA

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Los Angeles, 431 South Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$29.95

Join Mike Monezis as he goes over all the ins and outs of how to use your Canon DSLR. This 2 hour seminar is designed to get you up and running with your new camera. Topics Covered: – Camera menus – Shooting modes – RAW vs JPEG – Canon DPP software – Direct printing – Differences and advantages of different lenses available This class is an entry level class and although it covers most Rebels and other upscale cameras it…

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DSLR Basics 102 with David Wolf – SF

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samys Photo School San Francisco, 1090 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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$29.95

The DSLR 102 class is for students with some experience in photography and know how Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO relate to each other. Students with a DSLR, Mirrorless or Rangefinder style camera are welcome. Helping you achieve more precise results, we will expand the discussion on proper exposure and cover how timing and focus are equally important to creating stunning images. We will go over the benefits of the Histogram, Bracketing, Frames-per-second, Metering and Focus modes. Students will also…

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Understanding Your Digital Camera Levels 1 and 2 with Art Ramirez – PAS

July 20 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95 - $70.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1: This is a basic class for individuals who own a point-and-shoot or Digital SLR camera and wish to learn more about navigating through all those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer, so whether you purchased the camera for yourself, or…

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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – SA

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samys Camera Santa Ana, 3309 South Bristol St.Suite B
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$29.95

Join Samy’s own Kevin Carson as he helps you navigate your Nikon DSLR. Topics covered in this course: Digital vs. Film: Why one is better than the other Exposure Controls Metering Modes and methods White Balance ISO Resolution or Quality Setting Downloading images Items to keep in you camera bag Experience: Beginner. No experience necessary Requirements:  Please bring your camera, notebook, and pen. Be sure that your camera battery is charged and that you have a memory card with room…

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Essentials of Seascape Photography Lecture and Workshop with Chris Crosby – SA

July 20 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309b S. Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$25.00 - $95.00

This is a 2-part class including a lecture at Samy's Camera, Santa Ana and a hands-on shoot at Newport Pier.  You may choose to just take the lecture or you may take both the lecture and the hands-on portion.  The ticket for the hands-on portion includes the price of the lecture. Seascape is one of the more challenging landscapes to capture as it involves motion, changing light, and water.  To be successful you have to capture the motion of the…

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Beginning Olympus – Understanding Basic Operations & Mastering Unique Features with Kevin Carson – Pasadena

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.99

This class is designed for first-time Olympus camera owners or anyone wanting to know more about the Olympus micro 4/3 system is capable of doing. From in-camera composites to using the Super Control Panel, Kevin will help you better understand both setting up and shooting your Olympus camera. Some of the other topics that will be covered in this course will include: • Exposure Controls • Metering Modes and methods • White Balance • ISO • Resolution or Quality Setting…

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