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October 2020

Gold Medal Youth Sports Pictures presented by Nikon

October 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Learn the tips and tricks to make your sports pictures come alive during this live online class brought to you by Nikon and Samy's Camera! Watching your child play their sport can be fun and exciting. Shooting pictures of your child playing their sport can be difficult and frustrating! Samy’s Camera understands how tough it is to get started making great pictures of your super-star. To help you capture the height of the action and bag the winning shot, Samy’s…

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Filming Documentary Interviews with Professional Results

October 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$20.00

All registered attendees will receive a gift card to use at Samy's Camera stores or online at samys.com! Samy's Photo School is pleased welcome Panasonic Lumix Ambassador & Award Winning Filmmaker Matthew Sutherland for this live online event!During this Hands-On workshop, Matthew will teach you everything you need to know about lighting, sound and camera movement for professional documentary interviews. We will go over the differences in lighting interviews for different projects and how to create mood and tone with…

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November 2020

PUBLIC PLACES, Private Moments: Street Photography During a Pandemic with David Herman (newly designed workshop)

November 7 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Online, Link to be Provided
Los Angeles, United States
+ Google Map
$75.00
David Herman

Shooting candid photography in the streets is certainly different since the pandemic.  After six months of experience David Herman will share his techniques for getting great un-posed images in this new environment.  This one day online workshop will include technique, composition, and equipment choices.  Just bring your desire to wander and observe.  A sense of humor is always welcome. The instruction/presentation slide show will be online (via Zoom) in the morning.  Participants will be given an assignment and take photographs…

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Photography Gear: What’s the right camera & memory card for your workflows?

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free
sandisk

Learn about memory cards and hard drives and stay for a chance to win SanDisk memory cards and raffle prizes! Event Description: Samy's Camera and Samy's Photo School is pleased to bring you this exclusive event. SanDisk’s Extreme Team Ambassador, Cliff Mautner, will be discussing what cameras and what gear he uses for different types of photography workflow. Come listen and learn about how the Nikon Z6, Z7, D780, and D850 cameras fit into various fields of photography, like wedding,…

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How to Organize Your Composition for Unforgettable Images with George Simian

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35.00

Join George Simian for this live online workshop and learn how to organize your composition so that you can make unforgettable images. Composition is about organizing the visual elements in your photo - it makes the difference between mediocre images and those with maximum impact. Learn the psychological principles of perception - then see how easy it is to apply them in every situation! We’ll go over numerous examples, and give you 10 straightforward rules to remember!

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Advanced Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

November 13 @ 10:00 am - November 15 @ 1:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Online, Link to be Provided
Los Angeles, United States
+ Google Map
$195.00

Advanced Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti – 3 Sessions Live Via Zoom This is a Distance Learning class takes place via Zoom over three sessions on November 13th, 14th and 15th. We encourage you to install and test the software on your device prior to the class.Have you been using Lightroom Classic but feel like you are not getting the most out of it? Natasha Calzatti will show you all the tricks of the trade: How to customize your…

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Perfectly Imperfect, Children’s Portraits presented by Nikon

November 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Nikon's Sara Wood will be live online sharing her tips to capturing children's portraits- brought to you by Nikon and Samy's Camera! “The days are long and the years are short.” How will you look back and remember these days? During this one hour presentation, Nikon’s Sr. Technical Marketing Representative, Sara Wood will tell us how she uses her camera to its fullest and she will highlight a number of important settings. Learn how to overcome some of the hurdles…

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Fantasy Photography with Anabel DFlux sponsored by Sigma – Live Online

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Join Samy's Photo School and Anabel DFlux as she divulges her secrets to creating portraiture with a fantasy edge in-camera. From creating gorgeous scenes that transport the viewer to a new realm to helping your subject achieve their mystical dreams, bringing a bit of imagination to your shoot can be fun for everyone. You don't have to be a masterful photo-manipulator or digital artist in order to create a whole new world!Instructor Bio: Anabel DFlux is a published photographer in…

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Nikon Z 6II/Z 7II First Look

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Get to know the next generation of Nikon Z Mirrorless cameras during this Live Online First Look at the new Nikon Z 6II and Z 7II!! Samy's Camera is pleased to welcome Nikon Representatives Michael Dionne and Joel Bremer for this live online event. Be sure to stick around until the end when Michael and Joel will take your questions Live! Nikon Z 6II Do it all with this versatile full frame mirrorless hybrid that excels in speed, image quality…

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How Different Lenses will Dramatically Improve Your Images

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35.00

Join George Simian for this live online workshop and learn how different lenses will dramatically improve your images. Wide-angle lenses and telephoto lenses make very different images - it’s not about the “breadth” of your view, but about the relative perspective of your subject to the background! They deliver two very different messages about how we represent the 3-dimensional world in a photograph! We will discuss the concept of “Observer” vs “Participant,” and show you how to apply it in…

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Advanced Adobe Photoshop for Photographers with Natasha Calzatti-Live Online

November 20 @ 10:00 am - November 22 @ 1:00 pm
$195.00

Ready to take your Photoshop skills to the next level? Join Photoshop expert Natasha Calzatti for advanced techniques in Photoshop. This is a Distance Learning class takes place via Zoom offered over three sessions on November 20th, 21st and 22nd from 10am-1pm each day. We encourage you to install and test the software on your device prior to the class.Natasha will take you through the entire process of creating convincing, well-executed composites. Together we will take the guesswork out of…

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

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration
Los Angeles, CA 90291 United States
Donation

This is a Live Online Distance Learning class takes place live via Zoom. It is a two session class that meets from 10am-12pm for level 1 and 1pm-3pm for level 2. We encourage you to install and test the Zoom software on your device prior to the class. Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 - 10am-12pm 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…

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December 2020

Essentials of Seascape Photography Lecture & Hands-on Shoot with Chris Crosby

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration
Los Angeles, CA 90291 United States
$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 beach. Seascape 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…

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The Master Print Class with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

December 5 @ 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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Create Better Black & White Photographs with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$95.00

Natasha Calzatti will teach you how to make black and white images that are expressive and strong, simulating the great masters. You may know how to use Lightroom or Photoshop features to create black and white images, but many of these conversions aren’t very good. In this workshop Natasha will teach you how to make black and white images that are expressive and strong, simulating the analog silver gelatin print from the great photography masters such as Irving Penn and…

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Photography Workflows and Photoshoots with Bob and Dawn Davis – Live Online Sponsored by Westcott & SanDisk

December 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Meet International Wedding Photography & Design Team Bob and Dawn Davis live online, learn how to capture the perfect shot and win prizes!! SanDisk’s Extreme Team Ambassadors, Bob and Dawn Davis, will be showcasing and discussing their extensive career in wedding photography. Come listen and learn about what gear they use and why, and tips and tricks to capture the perfect shot. Watch a real photoshoot where Bob and Dawn will utilize Westcott lighting gear to illuminate their subject, and…

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Capture One Pro Master Class with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

December 12 @ 10:00 am - December 13 @ 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration
Los Angeles, CA 90291 United States
+ Google Map
$195.00

This is a live online workshop which will be held over two consecutive days, December 12th & 13th from 10am-1pm on 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 include:• Understand the…

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Beauty Skin Retouching Class with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$95.00

Photographer and Photoshop expert Natasha Calzatti presents “The Secrets of Beauty Retouching” during this live online workshop. This course takes you step by step through the workflow of beauty retouching using Photoshop starting at the moment you capture the photo.You will learn how the pros retouch portraits with clean, natural, and realistic-looking results. Natasha will share some of the “tricks of the trade”—the same ones that today’s leading retouchers use to slim, tighten, and tone their subjects for that finished…

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January 2021

Beginning Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

January 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am - January 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
$195.00

This live online course is held on 3 consecutive days: January 8th 9th and 10th from 10am – 1pm each day. This course is held on 3 consecutive days: January 8th, 9th and 10th from 10am – 1pm each day. A 20 minute break will be provided each day.  This Class is Limited to 10 Student Only!   Course Description: Many photographers are finding Adobe Lightroom Classic to be the perfect tool for organizing, processing and enhancing images. This beginner Lightroom…

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