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January 2021

Scott Robert Lim’s Master Photography Series – Live Online

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - May 20 @ 7:00 pm
Free

Samy's Camera is pleased to present Scott Robert Lim's lectures series on essential skills for creating amazing images - Live Online! Sony Artisan, master photographer and certified instructor Scott Robert Lim has worked on developing a set of easy-to-understand principles for over 20 years. Scott understands the benefit of having a systematic approach to consistently creating amazing images. Don't miss this rare opportunity to join Scott for a series of ten live classes where he will teach step-by-step techniques that…

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Beauty Skin Retouching Class with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School – ONLINE, Link to be Provided Upon Registration United States

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…

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February 2021

How Different Lenses will Dramatically Improve Your Images

February 2 @ 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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Understanding Your Digital Camera with Art Ramirez – Live Online

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
$29.95 - $75.00

This is a two-session Live Online introduction to photography class that takes place via Zoom. Level 1 meets from 10am-12pm & Level 2 meets from 1pm-3:30pm We encourage you to install and test the Zoom software on your device prior to the class.Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 – 10am-12pmThis 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 those confusing camera modes.  We will discuss…

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The Delicate Balance of Flash & Ambient Light with Cliff Mautner & SanDisk – Live Online

February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Cliff

Samy's Camera is pleased to bring you Cliff Mautner for a live online Wedding Photography Workshop Series sponsored by SanDisk & Westcott. Join Cliff Mautner for Class 1 of this 4-part workshop series on the key skills and techniques for Wedding Photography. Class 1 will focus on understanding the fundamentals of shutter speed and flash duration as it relates to capturing action and movement in your photographs. Learn these important flash and lighting speed techniques, and other tips and tricks…

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Why, When, and How of Flash vs Continuous Light with Cliff Mautner, SanDisk & StellaPro Lights – Live Online

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States
Free
Cliff

Samy’s Camera is pleased to bring you Cliff Mautner for a live online Wedding Photography Workshop Series sponsored by SanDisk & StellaPro Lights. Join Cliff Mautner for Class 2 of this 4-part workshop series on the key skills and techniques for Wedding Photography. Class 2 will focus on flash and continuous light techniques in different situations of outdoor and indoor photography. Learn how to use continuous light and shutter speeds to freeze your subjects but not overpower the situation, like…

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Advanced Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

February 19 @ 10:00 am - February 21 @ 1:00 pm
$225.00

Advanced Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti – 3 Sessions Live Via Zoom on February 19, 20 and 21, 2021 from 10am-1pm each day.This is a live class that takes place via Zoom. It is limited to only 10 students to ensure individual attention. 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 workflow to fit…

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Welcome to the EOS R System: Live Online with Samy’s Photo School

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

Samy's is pleased to host Canon for this live discussion about the EOS R System. This class is intended to inform the EOS R customer about how the R System was developed, what is offers, and how it is different from any other mirrorless camera. The RF mount and RF lenses are discussed. Class emphasis is on the EOS R5 and R6 as the real functionality of these cameras is revealed. This class is for anyone who has purchased or…

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Understanding the Foreground and Background to create Three Dimensionality with Cliff Mautner and SanDisk- Live Online

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Online, Link to be Provided
Los Angeles, United States
Free

Samy’s Camera is pleased to bring you Cliff Mautner for a live online Wedding Photography Workshop Series sponsored by SanDisk Join Cliff Mautner for Class 3 of of his 4-part workshop series on the key skills and techniques for Wedding Photography. Class 3 will focus on understanding compression, focal length and composition skills to help you produce better three dimensionality in your photographs, like you see in the promo image for this event. There will be a raffle for a…

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The Anatomy of a Wedding Day with Cliff Mautner, SanDisk and Nikon – Live Online

February 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Online, Link to be Provided
Los Angeles, United States
Free
Cliff

Samy’s Camera is pleased to bring you Cliff Mautner for a live online Wedding Photography Workshop sponsored by SanDisk & Nikon Join SanDisk Extreme Team member and Nikon Ambassador Cliff Mautner for the final part of his 4-part workshop series as he breaks down his approach and techniques and how they apply to the various elements of an entire wedding day. From the wedding prep stages to the parent dances, he’ll breakdown those elements both creatively, and technically. Cameras, lenses,…

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Star Trails… Giving the Night Sky a New Spin with Nikon and Samy’s Camera- Live Online

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Samy's Camera and Nikon's Paul Van Allen will help you unlock the secrets of photographing the night sky in this live online class. Our night skies hold so many wonders. Those wonders offer so many exciting photo opportunities. Samy’s Camera wants to help you capture more of these possibilities. Next up in an on-going collection of on-line seminars aimed at unlocking the secrets of photographing the night sky is: Star Trails. We all know that our home… the earth… is…

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Capture One Essential Worfklow with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

February 27 @ 10:00 am - February 28 @ 1:00 pm
$195.00

This is a live online workshop which will be held over two consecutive days, February 27th & 28th 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 interface…

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

February 27 @ 3:30 pm - February 28 @ 6:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States + Google Map
$25.00 - $95.00
seascape

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…

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March 2021

How to Organize Your Composition for Unforgettable Images by George Simian

March 2 @ 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. Co 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!Instructor Bio: George…

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Introduction to Creative Photography 1 for Middle & High School Students

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - March 31 @ 5:30 pm
$175.00

In this live online class, students will be encouraged to find their creative vision as they learn the basics of photography. Do you want to create images that stand out?   In this 5 week workshop, students will learn to master the basics of photography in live lectures, live peer reviews & photo critiques, hands-on shooting and one on one tutorials.  Topics covered will include working in manual mode; coordinating shutter speed, aperture, and ISO; reading and using the light meter,…

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

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Learn how to master your Sony Camera with Sony Technical Representative, Joshua Fulton In 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…

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Beginning Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

March 5 @ 10:00 am - March 7 @ 1:00 pm
$195.00

This live course is held on Zoom on 3 consecutive days: March 5th, 6th & 7th, 2021 @ 10am – 1pm each day . Course Description: Many photographers find Adobe Lightroom Classic to be the perfect tool for organizing, processing and enhancing images. This beginner Lightroom course shows you step-by-step how to take control of your digital photography workflow. Discover the most efficient method for downloading images into Lightroom and organizing them. Quickly import and manage your photo collection in…

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Multiple Exposure: Live Online with Canon & Samy’s Photo School

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration CA 90066 United States
Free
Multiple

Samy's is pleased to host Canon for this live lecture on Canon's multiple exposure function. Want to learn a fun and easy in-camera photography technique that will take your photography to the next level? Want to be inspired? This class will be taught by Cassandra Caldwell, a Canon product educator. She is going to showcase the awesome multiple exposure function that is available in-camera on DSLR's and the EOS R mirrorless cameras. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing…

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Sports Photography: Live Online with Canon & Samy’s Photo School

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Canon

Samy's is pleased to host Canon for this live lecture on Sports Photography Learn how to use your Canon camera to capture amazing action photography. We will cover Shutter Speeds, Apertures, and Lenses, Auto Focus and a few tips and tricks to help you capture the moment. From beginner to intermediate you’ll learn how to maximize your Canon PowerShot, DSLR or Mirrorless camera. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. Click here to view…

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Advanced Adobe Photoshop for Photographers with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

March 12 @ 10:00 am - March 14 @ 1:00 pm
$225.00

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with this three-session live online class on March 12, 13 & 14, 2021 @ 10am-1pm each day.This is a Distance Learning class takes place via Zoom offered over three sessions on March 12th, 13th and 14th from 10am-1pm 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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The Business of Photography Seminar with Anabel DFlux – Live Online

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$49.00

Samy's is pleased to host Anabel DFlux in a live lecture where she will reveal the keys to creating a successful photography business. Being a photographer is pretty cool- you get to play with amazing equipment, tell stories, travel the world and meet some of the most fascinating individuals on our planet.  However, if you chose to be a professional photographer and want to be your own boss, you must be prepared to run a small business.  Anabel DFlux began…

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Unleashing Your Nikon: Color Workflow Edition with Samy’s Camera – Live Online

March 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free
Bee

Samy's Camera welcomes back Professional Photographer Paul Van Allen for this brand new live workshop. Are you working too hard to get color that’s… OK? Are you spending more time in post than behind your camera? Are you ready to UNLEASH the color that you know your Nikon can offer? And… Are you ready to get this better color for: FREE? Samy’s Camera is excited to welcome back Professional Photographer, Professional Instructor and Nikon Professional Services Rep, Paul Van Allen.…

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Printing with Peter: Live Online with Canon & Samy’s Photo School

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Samy's is pleased to host Canon for this live PRO-300 Workflow DemoThis is your chance to learn more about Canon’s new PRO-300 professional photo printer and how to make the most of its features to produce remarkable prints. We’ll take you to the next step in crafting great prints, with details about its new matte black ink. Class works for anyone with interest in printing and easy enough for any experience level. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing…

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Branding Photography Seminar with Anabel DFlux – Live Online

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$45.00

Samy's Photo School is pleased to host Anabel DFlux in a live online seminar.Businesses are made up of a variety of moving components, such as a business license, insurance, equipment, marketing, and… branding. Creating branding images for businesses is a genre in which photographers can really excel in their careers. You can think of branding as a business’s DNA. It expresses personality. This helps attract the right customers and ward off the wrong ones. In the modern age of internet…

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Landscape Basics: Live Online with Canon & Samy’s Photo School

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
canon

Samy's is pleased to host Canon's Peter Leimbach for this live landscape photography lecture This class takes a look at Landscape Photography from a slightly different perspective. Gear Lenses, and Filters are discussed before breaking into ideas such as capturing details, long exposure, adding people, times to shoot, black and white, and getting creative. We even discuss Light Painting Landscapes. The class choses with presentation ideas to make your images live on. This class is for everyone, regardless of skill…

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

March 23 @ 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…

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Botanical Portraits: Live Online with Canon & Samy’s Photo School

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free
Canon

Samy's is pleased to host Canon Product Educator Jessica Oropesa for this live lecture on Botanical Portraits Learn how to start and/or how to improve your plant photography and botanical portraits. In this class, we will cover equipment, camera settings, and accessories needed. Jessica will be discussing composition and showing sample images of plants and portraits in nature. This is a class for people that enjoy plants and love nature. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to our…

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Color Gel Photography Seminar with Anabel DFlux – Live Online

March 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Photo School Online, Link to be Provided
Los Angeles, United States
$45.00

Samy's Photo School is pleased to host Anabel DFlux in a live online seminar. We’ve all seen the usual studio set up – beautifully crisp white light, maybe some strobes, diffusers, and other things of the sort. What can you do beyond that to make your portraits stand out? Add some color! Professional photographer Anabel DFlux will take you through the world of color, capturing portraits with gels and adding that special touch to your next set of images. This…

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April 2021

Architecture Photography: Live Online with Canon & Samy’s Photo School

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Samy's is pleased to host Canon Product Educator Jeff Leimbach for Architecture Photography Live OnlineA simple guide to shooting architecture, this class goes over Gear, Lenses, Shooting, and Editing. Jeff will discuss what gear he takes to every shoot, what lenses he uses, what the differences are and why he uses certain lenses. The shooting section is an illustrated look at the mode Jeff uses and the step-by-step process used for Capture. Editing looks at RAW Capture and Final Image…

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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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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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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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