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April 2020

Basic Introduction to the Olympus Menu – Free Online Class

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map
Free

This class is for those with an Olympus OM-D E-M10 Series camera, or those who are still new to their E-M5 Series camera. In this class, Olympus representatives we will teach you how to get your way around the buttons and dials of your camera and where to find features in the menus. The instructor will cover the basic auto functions, and how to move to more advanced camera functions. He will also introduce you to the Super Control Panel,…

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One on One FREE Photography Education with Nikon & Samy’s Camera

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States + Google Map
Free

Have Nikon Questions? Ask a Nikon Expert! From Mirrorless to DSLR, Lenses and all things Nikon. Whether you are just starting out or are a professional, Book your 1 on 1 virtual session with a Nikon Professional Service Representative   The following times are available on April 30, 2020 (All times listed are Pacific Daylight Time)  10-10:30am 10:45-11:15am 11:30am – 12pm 1-1:30pm 1:45-2:15pm 2:30-3pm 3:15-3:45pm 4-4:30pm 4:45-5:15pm

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May 2020

Getting to Know Your Olympus, OM-D Series Cameras – Free Online Class

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map
Free

This class is for those with an Olympus OM-D Series Camera who want to learn about the camera's features.  It is also great for those who just want a refresher course! In this class, Olympus representatives will cover the basic functions and camera controls.  They will also introduce you to the SCP (Super Control Panel) and help you learn to navigate the menu. If you own an E-M1 series model (or an E-M5 Mark III ) - this class is for you! This 2-hour class…

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It’s all Black and White to Me – FREE ONLINE CLASS

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States + Google Map
Free

Effective photography depends on best use of graphic design principles and shooting in black and white is the fastest way to get good at it. Learn now to train your mind to evaluate the world in shades of grey, as we explore the effects of light and shadow at their purest. Compare in-camera black and white to software conversion processes. This training will greatly enhance your abilities to compose in color as well and will speed up your work process…

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Sony Mastering Alpha Webinar – LIVE Online Class

May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States + Google Map
Free

Dive into mastering your Sony camera’s menu and customization features with Mastering Alpha Webinar via Zoom.  Learn from Sony Technical Representative, Joshua Fulton, as he goes over key features and uses of Sony cameras including:   – Customization – White Balance – Focus – Expanding Dynamic Range – Remote Control & More!

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The Key to Great People Photos Level 1 with Gregg Cobarr – LIVE ONLINE

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This live online workshop offered by photographer Gregg Cobarr is a crash course in people photography. In this class students will learn how to take manual control of their camera using the shutter speed, aperture and ISO settings. Gregg’s energy and enthusiasm ensures that everyone has a great time while they are learning.  Class size is limited to 15 so that Gregg can give each student personalized instruction and guidance. The topics that will be covered in lecture…

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One on One FREE Photography Education with Panasonic & Samy’s Camera

May 12 @ 11:00 am - May 19 @ 3:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States + Google Map
Free

Have a burning Technical question? Looking for some info on a new mirrorless Panasonic camera? Sign up for a 30 minute One on One zoom call with Panasonic sales support representative Michael Richardson. Pick our brain and get some answers to your question. Sign up through Samy’s Photo School for a 30 minute time slot.  We will email you after you register and ask you what your specific needs are.  We will also email you the link for you to…

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Ten Best Features…. Why I shoot Panasonic- LIVE ONLINE

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map
Free

Join Michael Richardson for a in-depth, live one-hour online class to find out the “TEN BEST FEATURES” of Panasonic cameras! This class  is designed for the current Panasonic shooters, those considering a purchase or those who just want to learn more about mirrorless photography.  We will discuss the current line up of Panasonic cameras from Point and Shoots through Full Frame Cinema. This educational event will be moderated by the Panasonic Technical team, questions may be asked and answered in the…

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One on One FREE Photography Education with Canon & Samy’s Camera

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free

Samy’s Photo School is pleased to bring you FREE one on one technical assistance to get all of your Canon camera and photography questions answered! Local Canon Rep Lance Folden is here to answer your questions and give support on product needs. Sign up through Samy’s Photo School for a 30 minute time slot.  We will email you after you register and ask you what your specific needs are.  We will also email you the link for you to use to…

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Shooting with Film Cameras: Everything You Need to Know – Live Online with Gregg Cobarr

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map

This is a two session live online course.  The first session is on May 27th 3pm-5pm Pacific Daylight Time, the second session is a photo review and critique on June 10th 3pm-5pm. There has been an energetic revival of film photography!  Shooting with a film camera is once again very popular.   Gregg Cobarr, a longtime Samy’s Photo School instructor explains what you need to know about shooting film. He discusses the variety of cameras and lenses and how they function,…

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