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February 2020

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

February 1 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95 - $75.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 -  10:15am - 1:15pm 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 those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer.  Whether you purchased the camera for…

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Sony Presents: Intro to the Power of Imaging – Pasadena

February 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free

Dive into the fundamentals of Sony photography with a Basics of Photography introductory class at Samy’s Camera.  Learn from Sony Technical Representative, Joshua Fulton, as he goes over key features and uses of Sony cameras. – Photo applications, shutter speeds, and aperture usage – Portraiture, sports, & landscape photography – Sony camera features, menu use, and applications – Lens selection and usage – Sony Apps – Flash photography

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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95

Join Samy’s own Kevin Carson as he helps you navigate your Nikon DSLR.Topics covered in this course:Digital vs. Film: Why one is better than the otherExposure ControlsMetering Modes and methodsWhite BalanceISOResolution or Quality SettingDownloading imagesItems to keep in you camera bagExperience: Beginner. No experience necessaryRequirements:  Please bring your camera, notebook, and pen. Be sure that your camera battery is charged and that you have a memory card with room on it for photos.

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Panasonic Basics – PAS

February 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free

Join us for hands on training with your Panasonic Lumix camera. Panasonic Representative Christine Caron will teach you the key features and fundamentals of Panasonic photography with a Basics of Photography introductory class at Samy’s Camera.

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Sony Mirrorless Tips and Tricks – PAS

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free

Discover your camera’s full potential with Sony’s Technical Representative Joshua Fulton.  Joshua will walk you through a variety of topics including: Organizing your camera’s operation and button layout A review of 14 specific functions your camera offers including HDR, Eye-AF, and silent shooting modes A demonstration of how to best use features depending on your shooting environment. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to start utilizing all the features your innovative Sony Camera offers! The recommended cameras are: a5100, a6000,…

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Getting to Know Your Olympus Camera with Ray Acevedo – PAS

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free

This is the class for you to learn all about your Olympus OMD Series Camera! This is your opportunity to ask all those "What happens when I press this button?" or "How do I…?" questions. In this class, we will focus on the basic functions, the SPC (Super Control Panel), plus all of the great creative modes. This 3-hour class will cover a variety of topics, so no matter your skill level, come join us. Learn about all the great…

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Night Photography with Brian Leary – Pasadena

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

**This class will meet in the classroom at Samy's Camera in Pasadena from 1-3pm and then reconvene from 7-9pm for two hours of hands-on experience of shooting in the field at Cal Tech** Why put your camera away after golden hour? When the sun goes down you have an incredible opportunity to create unique images that you will be proud to share. As long as you have a basic understanding of shutter speed, ISO and aperture, this course is designed to teach you…

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March 2020

Introduction to Lighting: Professional Strobe Lights with George Simian – Pasadena

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$99.00

The best light is one that shapes the subject, adds drama and depth to the image, and has beautiful color! While we do occasionally encounter such light in nature, professional photographers choose to create it with strobes, in order to deliver the optimum light in every situation, indoor or outdoor, day or night.  In this seminar George will demonstrate both the concepts and the practical strategies for replicating natural light with strobe: sunlight, shade, window-light, restaurant-candle light.  A model will…

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Outdoor Portrait Photography with George Simian – Pasadena

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Samys Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

We all take more photos of people than of any other subject – but we can make them much, much better with planning for the activity, the light, and the camera settings. This one-day workshop starts at 11:00am, with a couple of hours of planning and practicing: we will cover capturing models candidly or engaging them directly with the camera; the quality of soft vs. hard light, the direction of the light, and the use of reflectors; and the best…

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Basics of Video Tech Sponsored by Fujifilm – Pasadena

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95

Mirrorless cameras offer many advantages for video production, and the X-T3 and GFX100 bring new features to the Fujifilm line-up that make them truly worthy of professional productions. But for any photographer, the world of video can be confusing. This one hour class will discuss the setup options for any camera and tips and tricks to get started shooting and editing videos.  All users and all camera brands are welcome.  Instructor: Michael Bulbenko / Fujifilm North America By registering for this…

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The Travel Photo Essay: Describing a Journey Through Images with Mark Edward Harris – Pasadena

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

From establishing shots to environmental portraits, award-winning photographer Mark Edward Harris discusses and demonstrates the techniques and concepts necessary to create a professional looking photo essay, a series of images that tell a cohesive story.  After the classroom lecture, Mark will lead students on a hands-on photo shoot.  During the hands-on section of the class, students will have the opportunity to put theory into practice.  This dynamic day of photography will conclude with a critique and discussion of marketing travel photo essays.Mark…

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Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – PAS

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95

Join Mike Monezis as he goes over all the ins and outs of how to use your Canon DSLR. This 2 hour seminar is designed to get you up and running with your new camera.Topics Covered:Camera menusShooting modesRAW vs JPEGCanon DPP softwareDirect printingDifferences and advantages of different lenses availableThis class is an entry level class and although it covers most Rebels and other upscale cameras it does not cover the 5Ds and EOS-1 DXs past their basic features.By registering for…

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Photographing the Gardens at the Huntington Library with Art Ramirez

March 28 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

Join Samy’s instructor Art Ramirez and a group of like minded photo enthusiasts for a photo adventure at the Huntington Library!  Meet at Samy’s Camera Pasadena for a quick instructional session where Art will go over skills including how to photograph nature and the best camera settings needed for the afternoon shoot.  Students will break for lunch and meet at the Huntington at 1:30pm to spend the rest of the day shooting with Art as your guide. Level: Beginner to Intermediate. Attendee should…

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Capture One Pro Master Class with Natasha Calzatti – PA

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$195.00

Find out what Capture One is, what it does and how it can help you process and organize your images. With Capture One, manage your photos and edit all-in-one program for a simple streamlined process. Even if you have never used Capture One Pro before, this is your opportunity to explore its interface and find out how it works. Natasha will teach you how it can play a role in your creative process. In this workshop you will learn the following: Import…

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April 2020

Wildlife Photography at the LA Zoo with Karen Schuenemann & Nikon – 3 Session Course

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$199.00

This is a three-part workshop including a wildlife photography lecture, an animal photo shoot at the LA Zoo and a photo review and Critique.  Over these 3 session, Karen will teach you how to produce some amazing imagery.  She will offer techniques that will change your persepective and teach you the nuts and bolts of Wildlife Photography. Karen will not only review the technical aspects of wildlife photography, but she will also discuss the essentials of animal behavior.   If you are planning on…

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Beginning Adobe Photoshop with Natasha Calzatti – PAS

April 5 @ 11:15 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$195.00

In this intensive one day hands-on computer workshop, longtime Photoshop instructor Natasha Calzatti will cut through the complexity of Photoshop and help you to master it as a photographic tool. Natasha will show you the fundamentals of Photoshop, how to do the things most beginners want to do when they first open up the program. This workshop is designed for the Lightroom or beginner Photoshop user. Technical Level: Beginner Topics Covered: Adobe Bridge, the next-generation File Browser, where you can…

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

April 11 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$55.00

*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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Beginning Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti 2 Sessions – PAS

April 19 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$195.00

This course is held on 2 consecutive Sundays: April 19th and April 26th from 11:30am-3:30pm Technical Level: Beginner Many photographers are finding 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 a library that makes finding and editing…

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Introduction to Lighting for Portrait Photography with Joe & Mirta Barnet – Pasadena

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

Instructors Joe and Mirta Barnet will teach you how to create beautifully lit indoor and outdoor portraits using  speedlights; on and off camera, as well as other low priced, medium, battery powered flash units like the Godox AD200. Collapsible reflectors, umbrellas and translucent panels will also be used. We will cover the basic principles of lighting a single subject. Today’s lighting gear makes it very easy for a beginning photographer to use OCF (off-camera flash) like a pro. Inexpensive flash…

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May 2020

The Part-Time Professional Photographer: Tips on How to Succeed with Gregg Cobarr – PASADENA

May 2 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$39.95

If you are an advanced amateur photographer or current part-time professional photographer, this workshop will provide you with the insider information on how to successfully handle a variety of paid photography jobs - even while keeping your regular "day job." Gregg will provide attendees with tips on how handle situations encountered while shooting a variety of photography jobs including: * Children’s portraits * Senior portraits * Family portraits * Head shots – actors or corporate * Model portfolios * Weddings,…

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The Master Print with Natasha Calzatti – PAS

May 3 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

This workshops 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.  Beyond the technical details, you will learn ways to make your images stronger and more compelling.  Everyone should have two or more master prints by end of class. Course Topics:  • Workflow for the master file concept using…

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The Key to Great People Photos Levels 1 and 2 with Gregg Cobarr – PAS

May 16 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

LEVEL 1 OVERVIEW: This 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.  The topics that will be covered in Level 1 include: Learn how to photograph in any type of light Easily understand aperture, shutter speed and ISO…

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

May 23 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95 - $75.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 -  10:15am - 1:15pm 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 those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer.  Whether you purchased the camera for…

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Hands On Power-User Training with Fujifilm Mirrorless – PA

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Free

  So you've learned the basics of your Fujifilm camera and now want to squeeze the most out of it. This well-paced session will take you through the latest Fujifilm X or GFX cameras and lens system from top to bottom. Bring your own Fujifilm equipment and learn how to get to the extra horsepower that's engineered into it. Course will tackle not only the quick and easy shortcuts to optimizing your image capture, but will go deep into hidden…

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It’s All Black and White To Me – Pasadena

May 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$19.99

Effective photography depends on best use of graphic design principles and shooting in black and white is the fastest way to get good at it. Learn now to train your mind to evaluate the world in shades of grey, as we explore the effects of light and shadow at their purest. Compare in-camera black and white to software conversion processes. This training will greatly enhance your abilities to compose in color as well and will speed up your work process…

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Advanced Adobe Photoshop for Photographers with Natasha Calzatti – PAS (2 sessions)

May 31 @ 11:15 am - 5:15 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$350.00

This class is held on two consecutive Sunday’s: May 31st and June 7th 11:15am-5pm. Ready to take your Photoshop skills to the next level? Join Photoshop expert Natasha Calzatti for advanced techniques in Photoshop. 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 which Photoshop tools are essential, which AI tools to use and which you can…

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June 2020

The Wedding Photography Workshop with Joe & Mirta Barnet – Pasadena

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 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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Beginning Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti 2 Sessions – PAS

June 7 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$195.00

This course is held on 2 consecutive Sundays: June 7th and June 14th 11:30am-3:30pm Technical Level: Beginner Many photographers are finding 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 a library that makes finding and editing your…

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Pet Photography Lecture and Hands-On Workshop with Anabel DFlux – Pasadena

June 13 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

Animal photography may appear to be simple, but that is an illusion!  Not only do you have to know the unique technical aspect to photography, but you also have to learn how to work with these incredible beings.  Anabel DFlux has dedicated her photographic career to capturing pets at their absolute best. Join Anabel DFlux for the day and learn ten easy steps to improve your pet photography: from working with the hyper, the untrained, the unruly, or the camera shy-you’ll be…

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Intermediate Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$45.00

In this class students will learn new tricks as well as expand their current knowledge of photography and their Nikon cameras. Learn how to properly control color, make any size print through up-sizing your resolution, best lenses to use and when, using filters, how to use flash successfully and much more.Requirements:  Please bring your camera, notebook, and pen. Be sure that your camera battery is charged and that you have a memory card with room on it for photos.

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Intermediate Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$45.00

In this class students will learn new tricks as well as expand their current knowledge of photography and their Nikon cameras. Learn how to properly control color, make any size print through up-sizing your resolution, best lenses to use and when, using filters, how to use flash successfully and much more.Requirements:  Please bring your camera, notebook, and pen. Be sure that your camera battery is charged and that you have a memory card with room on it for photos.

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Advanced Studio Lighting & Posing with Joe & Mirta Barnet – Pasadena

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$149.00

This workshop focuses on complex professional studio lighting setups using three, four or more lighting sources with an emphasis on fashion and posing.  This is the perfect follow up class to our Introduction to Portrait Photography with off-camera flash and Medium Flash Units class. If you have some experience with studio lighting gear, modifiers, metering and manual mode shooting, it would be helpful to get more out of the class, but it is not a prerequisite.  Using a model and shooting tethered to a…

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July 2020

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

July 18 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95 - $75.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 -  10:15am - 1:15pm 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 those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer.  Whether you purchased the camera for…

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Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – PAS

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95

Join Mike Monezis as he goes over all the ins and outs of how to use your Canon DSLR. This 2 hour seminar is designed to get you up and running with your new camera.Topics Covered:Camera menusShooting modesRAW vs JPEGCanon DPP softwareDirect printingDifferences and advantages of different lenses availableThis class is an entry level class and although it covers most Rebels and other upscale cameras it does not cover the 5Ds and EOS-1 DXs past their basic features.By registering for…

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August 2020

Introduction to Product Photography with Joe & Mirta Barnet – PA

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

If your goal is to create better images of things to sell online such as on eBay or for print catalog use, this class is for you. You can create great product photography and build your portfolio on your kitchen table, with gear that you might already own.  Instructors Joe and Mirta Barnet will teach you to create a “set” for small and medium products and how to light different products on several types of backgrounds. The use of soft boxes, umbrellas,…

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September 2020

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

September 19 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95 - $75.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 -  10:15am - 1:15pm 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 those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer.  Whether you purchased the camera for…

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The Travel Photo Essay: Describing a Journey Through Images with Mark Edward Harris – Pasadena

September 20 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samys Camera Photo School Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

From establishing shots to environmental portraits, award-winning photographer Mark Edward Harris discusses and demonstrates the techniques and concepts necessary to create a professional looking photo essay, a series of images that tell a cohesive story.  After the classroom lecture, Mark will lead students on a hands-on photo shoot.  During the hands-on section of the class, students will have the opportunity to put theory into practice.  This dynamic day of photography will conclude with a critique and discussion of marketing travel photo essays.Mark…

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October 2020

Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – PAS

October 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95

Join Mike Monezis as he goes over all the ins and outs of how to use your Canon DSLR. This 2 hour seminar is designed to get you up and running with your new camera.Topics Covered:Camera menusShooting modesRAW vs JPEGCanon DPP softwareDirect printingDifferences and advantages of different lenses availableThis class is an entry level class and although it covers most Rebels and other upscale cameras it does not cover the 5Ds and EOS-1 DXs past their basic features.By registering for…

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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – PAS

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95

Join Samy’s own Kevin Carson as he helps you navigate your Nikon DSLR.Topics covered in this course:Digital vs. Film: Why one is better than the otherExposure ControlsMetering Modes and methodsWhite BalanceISOResolution or Quality SettingDownloading imagesItems to keep in you camera bagExperience: Beginner. No experience necessaryRequirements:  Please bring your camera, notebook, and pen. Be sure that your camera battery is charged and that you have a memory card with room on it for photos.

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Photographing the Gardens at the Huntington Library with Art Ramirez

October 17 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Pasadena, 1759 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$125.00

Join Samy’s instructor Art Ramirez and a group of like minded photo enthusiasts for a photo adventure at the Huntington Library!  Meet at Samy’s Camera Pasadena for a quick instructional session where Art will go over skills including how to photograph nature and the best camera settings needed for the afternoon shoot.  Students will break for lunch and meet at the Huntington at 1:30pm to spend the rest of the day shooting with Art as your guide. Level: Beginner to Intermediate. Attendee should…

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November 2020

The Key to Great People Photos Levels 1 and 2 with Gregg Cobarr – PAS

November 7 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

LEVEL 1 OVERVIEW: This 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.  The topics that will be covered in Level 1 include: Learn how to photograph in any type of light Easily understand aperture, shutter speed and ISO…

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December 2020

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

December 5 @ 10:15 am - 5:45 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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$29.95 - $75.00

Understanding Your Digital Camera LEVEL 1 -  10:15am - 1:15pm 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 those confusing camera modes. We will discuss the very basic operation of Digital cameras, such as setting your camera’s resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class is not specific to any particular camera manufacturer.  Whether you purchased the camera for…

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