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February 2020

Introduction to Lighting: Speedlights with George Simian – LA

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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After mastering photographing in available light, the next challenge for photographers is to create their own ideal light – with off-camera flash. Moving a simple speedlight away from the camera allows one to shape the direction of the light falling on the subject, to change it’s softness or hardness, to separate the subject from the background, and to create dramatic yet realistic lighting. You will make images that look like beautiful natural light, not “flash!”   We will provide you with…

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March 2020

The Wedding Photography Workshop with Joe & Mirta Barnet – SA

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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This comprehensive, 7-hour workshop (not including a 30 min. lunch break) covers the full scope of wedding photography.  It is divided into 3 main sections: 1) Business, 2) Gear/Shooting, and 3) Post Production.  Models will be provided for a hands-on shoot. Starting with the business side, the Barnets will cover marketing, social media, pricing, contracts, sales, the best photo equipment for wedding coverage and much more. After a short lunch break, the class will photograph models, a couple in “engagement session”…

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Bodies in Motion Exploding into Dance with George Simian

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
San Pedro City Ballet, 1231 S. Pacific Avenue
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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Photography enables us to freeze dancers into iconic shapes, that dramatically embody their beauty, grace, and movement! What if you could also make visible their explosive power? In this workshop we will make that possible - by capturing dancers, first covered with flour, as they leap into the air (and the flour explodes off them!) This requires very high-speed strobes, color gels, talented and tireless dancers, and anticipation and timing on the part of the photographer. Join us on March…

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April 2020

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

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States + Google Map
Donation

Samy's Photo School is pleased to bring you FREE CONCIERGE PHOTOGRAPHY EDUCATION.  Sign up for a free one on one training session with a expert Sony technical representative to get all of your camera and photography questions answered!  HURRY, SPACE IS LIMITED. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A FREE ONE-ON-ONE SESSION!   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR A FREE ONE-ON-ONE SESSION!      

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How to Shoot Children’s Portraits and Create a Great Mother’s Day Present – LIVE ONLINE

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States + Google Map
Free

Join Samy's Photo School instructor Gregg Cobarr for a FREE LIVE online photography class and learn professional tips on taking portraits of children.  The topics Gregg will cover include: Necessary Photography Equipment Natural light sources and when to use flash Proper positioning, posing and angle ideas Props Camera settings Whether you want to learn how to take photos of your own children or you just want to learn how to take better portraits, join Samy's Photo School for a fun…

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How to Shoot Children’s Portraits and Create a Great Mother’s Day Present – LIVE ONLINE

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States + Google Map
Free

Join Samy’s Photo School instructor Gregg Cobarr for a FREE LIVE online photography class and learn professional tips on taking portraits of children.  The topics Gregg will cover include: Necessary Photography Equipment Natural light sources and when to use flash Proper positioning, posing and angle ideas Props Camera settings Whether you want to learn how to take photos of your own children or you just want to learn how to take better portraits, join Samy’s Photo School for a fun…

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May 2020

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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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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