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April 2021

Capture One Essential Workflow with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

April 10 @ 10:00 am - April 11 @ 1:00 pm

This is a live online workshop which will be held over two consecutive days, April 10th and 11th from 10am-1pm both days. In this course, Natasha will show you everything from workflow to editing, exporting and even shooting tethered. All the while giving you helpful tips and visual aids to drive home each technique. By the end of this intensive course, you will be ready to manage and edit your photos in one streamlined process. TOPICS COVERED: • Understand the…

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Video Basics from Stills to Motion: Live Online with Canon & Samy’s Camera

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Samy's is pleased to host Canon Product Educator Tyler Beck for a Live Online Video Basics LectureDo you already shoot stills and want to take your visual story telling further with motion? Learn the basics of video creation with Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras to bring your creative vision to life beyond a static image. Join Tyler Beck for a 60-minute crash course into the tools and techniques of creating better videos. This class is for anyone who already shoots…

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Fox & Wolf Photo Shoot with Anabel DFlux Sponsored by Sigma – Live Online

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Anabel

Samy's is pleased to host Anabel DFlux for this live online photography workshop sponsored by Sigma. Have you ever wanted to know what it's like to do a photo shoot... with a fox? How about a wolf? SIGMA Ambassador Anabel DFlux is excited to take you behind-the-scenes at the JAB Canid Education & Conservation Center, an incredible nonprofit in Southern California with ambassador animals that love to be in front of the lens. Join this live stream to learn all…

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Next Level Video – Storytelling Live Online with Canon & Samy’s Camera

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Samy's is pleased to host Canon Product Educator Tyler Beck for this live one-hour storytelling course.Do you already shoot stills and want to take your visual story telling further with motion? Learn the basics of video creation with Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras to bring your creative vision to life beyond a static image. Join Tyler Beck for a 60-minute crash course into the tools and techniques of creating better videos. This class is for anyone who already shoots stills…

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Understanding Video Terminology – Live Online

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Samy's Camera is pleased to host Michael Bulbenko, Fujifilm cinema expert, for this live online event.Learn what all those menu items pertaining to video are all about, regardless of which camera you own. For those just starting in video, or anyone wanting to explore the tech deeper. Taught by Fujifilm cinema expert Michael Bulbenko.This class is being taught live online on Zoom. The Zoom login link will be emailed to registered attendees prior to the class.  Instructor: Michael Bulbenko / Fujifilm North…

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EOS Webcam Utility – Live Online with Canon & Samy’s Camera

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Samy's is pleased to host Canon Product Educator John Stoilov for this live one-hour lectureUse your Canon Camera, either a PowerShot or EOS camera as a high quality webcam for FREE. Learn how to setup Canon's Webcam Utility with either Mac or Windows, with a USB Cable, and find some tips and tricks for better quality video. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. Click here to view our Terms and Conditions.

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Essentials of Seascape Photography Lecture and Hands-on Shoot with Chris Crosby – Los Angeles

April 24 @ 10:00 am - April 25 @ 8:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration
Los Angeles, CA 90066 United States
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$25.00 - $95.00

This 2-part workshop includes a live lecture on Zoom and a hands-on, in-person shooting workshop at a local Los Angeles area beach.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 water while exposing correctly.  In this two part course, Chris Crosby will teach you what he considers to be the essentials of seascape photography that will help you produce better…

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Paper Makes a Difference! The Importance of Paper Choices by Hahnemühle- Live Online

April 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Samy's is pleased to host this live online event featuring Veronica Cotter & Kevin Graham of Hahnemühle. In this digital age, we have become accustomed to viewing the events of the world and our lives on a screen. Images are uploaded and shared. They become attachments and are stored in the cloud but ultimately turn into digital dust. Join this live online event focusing on how the tangible has once again gained value. The passage of time seems to have…

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May 2021

The Master Print Class with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
$125.00

This workshop will cover what you need to know to make the finest digital prints from your digital camera files. Getting back to the art of print making and having a tangible print to show your photography. This workshop will cover what you need to know to make the finest digital prints from your digital camera files. From exposure to adjustment/optimization to choosing the right paper. Examples of different fine-art papers will be shown to make the best possible prints.…

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How to LIGHTPAINT with Dave Black Sponsored by SanDisk & Nikon Live Online

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Samy's is pleased to host Dave Black for this live online workshop! Nikon Ambassador, Dave Black, will be teaching and demonstrating the artistic lighting technique of Lightpainting, which combines long exposure times with illumination from mobile light sources to create unique photography. This highly creative technique is applicable for every photographic genre and is the gateway to more styles of Creative Lighting. Dave will teach you the step-by-step method and how you can do it from the comfort of your…

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Fujifilm Tips and Tricks – Live Online with Samy’s Camera

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Samy's Camera is pleased to host Fujifilm for this Live Online event.For anyone using Fujifilm X or GFX system mirrorless cameras, this class will help explain some of the ins and outs of using camera menus, controls and optics. Concentration will be on X-T3 models and newer along with all GFX models. Taught by Fujifilm technical experts Michael Bulbenko and Luis Navarro.

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Backyard Macro presented by Nikon and Samy’s Camera Live Online

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join Samy's Camera and Nikon for an informative and entertaining look at Backyard Macro Photography.Macro photography is one of the most rewarding genres of photography, with the right skills, you will be able to capture amazing images even in your own backyard. But what is there to photograph? What settings should you use? What should you look for? Nikon’s Paul Van Allen will be on-line at the Samy’s Virtual Classroom to guide you through getting out there… what gear to…

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Sony Photography Tips and Tricks – Live Online with Samy’s Camera

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Learn how to master your Sony Camera with Sony Technical Representative, Joshua FultonIn this one-hour live online class Joshua will help you discover how to handle your Sony camera like a power-user. Discover your camera’s full potential as Joshua walks you through a variety of topics, demonstrating how to best use your camera's features depending on your shooting environment. Topics covered will include:– Customization– White Balance– Focus– Expanding Dynamic Range– Remote Control & More!By registering for this workshop, you agree…

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Live Photo Critique Event with Wedding & Portrait Photography Cliff Mautner

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Samy's Camera is pleased to host Cliff Mautner in this event sponsored by SanDisk. Join in for your chance to win a G-Technology hard drive Want to hear what the professionals think about your photography portfolio and win some hard drive prizes? SanDisk Extreme Team ambassador and Nikon ambassador Cliff Mautner will be doing a live photo critique of YOUR work. Submit one wedding or portrait photography image (via the Google Form here: https://forms.gle/MQN7FD13Mtz3Z1F46) and come to the event to…

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On Camera Speedlight by George Simian – Live Online

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35.00
speedlight class

Join our seminar and all your questions about how to better use the speedlight will finally be answered! Most photographers own a speedlight and use it on-camera to capture events such as weddings or parties, as well as to light-up interiors at night. But many have been dissatisfied with the harshness and artificial quality of the light! Join our seminar to learn how to modify the light put out by the speedlight, and create beautiful light every time! We’ll start…

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Aviation Photography in the Air and on the Ground with Sigma’s Jim Koepnick – Live Online

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Samy's Camera is pleased to host Sigma Ambassador Jim Koepnick for this live online event. SIGMA Ambassador Jim Koepnick will share a few tips on how you can get better aviation photos both on the ground at airshows or while they are flying through the air! Instructor Bio: Jim Koepnick is a SIGMA Ambassador and one of the leading aviation photographers today, photographing for Cirrus Aircraft, Flying Magazine, Plane and Pilot, Air and Space Smithsonian, AOPA and EAA. He also shoots…

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June 2021

Shooting Strategies with George Simian – Live Online

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35.00
Shooting strategies

Join us in our seminar and you will never again wonder what settings to use on your camera, and in what order to make your decisions! Are you getting the best possible images from your state-of-the-art camera? Are you wondering what settings to use - and how to choose? You need to exercise some discipline - to get everything right - and in this seminar we’ll go over all the issues. Key is stabilizing the camera - with high shutter…

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Photo Basics Presented by Nikon Live Online

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Samy’s Camera is very pleased to welcome Nikon for those new to the world of photography.What is the difference between an ƒ-stop and a bus stop? ISO? Shutter Speeds?Aperture? And seriously… what is the difference between all those different scene modes? If you are new to the world of ‘real camera’ photography... that is, if you finally have one of those really cool interchangeable lens cameras... and have no idea where to start, but know you want better pictures, then…

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Advanced Adobe Photoshop for Photographers with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

June 21 @ 5:00 pm - June 23 @ 8:00 pm
$225.00
PhotoShop

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with this three-session live online class on June 21st, 22nd and 23rd @ 5pm-8pm each day. This is a Distance Learning class takes place via Zoom offered over three sessions on June 21st, 22nd & 23rd from 5pm-8pm each day. Natasha will take you through the entire process of creating convincing, well-executed composites. Together we will take the guesswork out of using Photoshop’s more advanced tools, techniques, and menus. You will learn…

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Sony Video Tips & Tricks – Live Online with Samy’s Camera

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Learn to take control of creating the moving picture with a unique introduction to the world of video production.Whether charting a path to creating motion pictures, or becoming the newest online sensation, come learn the principals of moving beyond the still image, and taking your work a step further. In this one hour webinar, Sony Imagining Specialist, Joshua Fulton, will guide you down the path of video production with an introduction to shooting techniques, camera systems and what settings are…

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July 2021

Night Reveals a Universe with Sigma Ambassador Babak Tafreshi – Live Online

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
bt

Samy's Camera is pleased to host Sigma Ambassador Babak Tafreshi for this live online event. SIGMA Ambassador Babak Tafreshi spent the past two decades photographing surreal scenes of the night sky in all continents, an adventurous journey to the world at night. His work aims to increase public awareness on values of natural night environment for all species and how to preserve it from our growing light pollution. He’ll teach you about how he creates these incredible images. Instructor Bio:…

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