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August 2020

Alabama Hills Weekend Photography Workshop with Stan Moniz

August 21 @ 4:00 pm - August 23 @ 1:00 pm
$750.00

This weekend workshop will begin with a sunset shoot in the Alabama Hills.  Alabama Hills, located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, is known for its stunning rock formations, rounded contours and natural arches.  One of the most famous arches, Mobius Arch, almost perfectly frames Mt. Whitney, the highest peak in the contiguous USA.As darkness descends, Sony Ambassador Stan Moniz will teach you the proper techniques for capturing the Milky Way and night sky above. Other topics covered may include light painting,…

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Introduction to Automotive Photography at the Petersen Museum with Joe and Mirta Barnet

August 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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In this 4 hour hands-on workshop Joe and Mirta Barnet will teach you how to create great images of cars with a lecture and a hands-on car shoot! First we will review images of sports cars, both “portraits” and cars on track.  Then the instructors will discuss topics including: the preferred gear for photographing cars, techniques like panning, camera angles, where to SAFELY position yourself in a race for the best photos, choosing backgrounds and post proessing techniques in Lightroom…

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September 2020

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

September 5 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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*Included in the price of the class is a roll of film and film processing! 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, the selection of films available today, how awareness of light must be an integral part of film…

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The Artful Eye of Fashion Photography Part 1 In-Studio with Gregg Cobarr

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

Photography has always been an important part of presenting the latest designs in fashion. This workshop series given by Gregg Cobarr explores how fashion can be presented using a unique approach – the clothes are just one part of the entire equation, not the entire visual content. Attendees will come away with a different understanding of what is possible in fashion photography and how rules are made to be broken. In this first workshop, as part of an ongoing series…

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October 2020

Business of Photography with Leica S Photographer Rui Faria

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 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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Guest speaker and London Based Leica S Photographer Rui Faria is hosting this three-hour seminar focusing on what you need to know to launch your career as a professional photographer.  Rui will lecture on the following topics:  Getting clients How to put together an estimate, (what to include and leave out) Insurance Policy Booking models  Staying in touch with clients Updating websites and how often The difference between editorial and advertising/commercial photography  Copyright issues The seminar will conclude with a…

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Advanced Fashion, Beauty & Lighting Master Class with Leica S Photographer Rui Faria

October 3 @ 9:00 am - October 4 @ 6:00 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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London-based Leica S beauty photographer Rui Faria (founder of the iconic British Fashion magazine VOLT) will recreate a professional editorial beauty shoot in a studio environment and on location with a model and hair & makeup artist in this 2-day Master Class Workshop. Day one of the workshop will focus on the use of daylight (outdoors) and strobes; Day two will focus on how to achieve the perfect white background for fashion & beauty photography. You may register for either of the…

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The Wedding Photography Workshop with Joe & Mirta Barnet – LA

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$175.00

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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Introduction to Automotive Photography at the Petersen Museum with Joe and Mirta Barnet

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$95.00

In this 4 hour hands-on workshop Joe and Mirta Barnet will teach you how to create great images of cars with a lecture and a hands-on car shoot! First we will review images of sports cars, both “portraits” and cars on track.  Then the instructors will discuss topics including: the preferred gear for photographing cars, techniques like panning, camera angles, where to SAFELY position yourself in a race for the best photos, choosing backgrounds and post proessing techniques in Lightroom…

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Mastering iPhoneography – Making Your Photos Great Wherever You Are!

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Avenue, Classroom on Third Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Join photographer and photo-educator Natasha Calzatti as she shares tips for transforming your photos from ordinary to extraordinary without being tied to your computer. This fun and informative workshop will teach you the skills you need to turn the camera that’s always with you into a powerful photography tool. Practice seeing versus looking on a class photowalk and search for establishing shots to environmental portraits in an exploration of Fairfax Farmers Market photo scavenger hunt. Natasha will combine in-depth instruction…

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The Artful Eye of Fashion Photography: Part 2 – On Location, Daytime with Gregg Cobarr

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

*Students do not need to take Part 1 in order to take this Workshop* Photography has always been an important part of presenting the latest designs in fashion. Gregg Cobarr explores how fashion can be presented using a unique approach and he will teach attendees how rules are made to be broken.  Attendees will be photographing in several outdoor settings with a model during the day to learn how to effectively create images of a clothing line from a contemporary…

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November 2020

Public Places, Private Moments: Street Photography with David Herman

November 7 @ 10:00 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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$75.00

Do you like to wander? Do you have a sense of humor? Do you observe the subtle interplay between people? If so, you are a street photographer. In this workshop, David Herman will cover everything a photographer needs to know to take interesting, unique images of people in an urban environment including philosophy, technique, composition and equipment.  Simply bring basic knowledge of your camera, (the smaller the camera, the better) and a desire to capture the energy of the city and…

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The Artful Eye of Fashion Photography: Part 3 – On Location, Nighttime with Gregg Cobarr

November 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Petersen Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

*Students do not need to take Part 1 or Part 2 to take this Workshop* Photography has always been an important part of presenting the latest designs in fashion. Gregg Cobarr explores how fashion can be presented using a unique approach and will teach attendees how rules are made to be broken. Attendees will be photographing a model in several outdoor urban settings at night, exploring the many possibilities of nighttime location settings and learning how to effectively create images…

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