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Samy’s Camera Los Angeles

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431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

February 2020

Getting to Know Your Olympus Camera with Ray Acevedo – LA

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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The Art and Science of Wildlife Photography with Gerry Van der Walt – LA

February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Join specialist photographic expedition leader and co-founder of Wild Eye, Gerry van der Walt for a presentation in which he will discuss the science and art of wildlife photography. Through example images from around the world, Gerry will connect the two sides of wildlife photography to not only add real value to your own photographic journey but to also inspire you to try new techniques and explore some of the many amazing wildlife photography destinations around the world. This presentation will cover…

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Panasonic Basics – LA

February 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Join us for hands on training with your Panasonic Lumix camera. Panasonic Rep 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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Photography Book Presentation and Signing with Gil Garcetti & Larry Livingston

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Free

Samy's Camera welcomes Gil Garcetti and Larry Livingston to discuss the book, Protea: The Magic and the Mystery.  In Protea, photographer Gil Garcetti approaches the still-life subject with the same intimacy and insight he brings to his human subjects. Accompanied by whimsical and, at times, passionate prose from writer, Larry Livingston, these dramatic images reveal the unique personality of each bloom.  Come share an afternoon with Gill and Larry and see for yourself how the endless beauty, magic and stunning still-life photos will pull you in for days on end.…

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

February 22 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

Level 1 is being offered in the morning and Level 2 is offered in the afternoon: – Level 1 is 10:15am to 10:15pm – Level 2 is 2pm to 4pm 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…

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Introduction to Lighting: Speedlights with George Simian – LA

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$125.00

After mastering photographing in available light, the next challenge for photographers is to create their own ideal light – with off-camera flash. Moving a simple speedlight away from the camera allows one to shape the direction of the light falling on the subject, to change it’s softness or hardness, to separate the subject from the background, and to create dramatic yet realistic lighting. You will make images that look like beautiful natural light, not “flash!”   We will provide you with…

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March 2020

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

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$45.00

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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Public Places, Private Moments: Street Photography with David Herman

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd 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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April 2020

Color Gel Photography Workshop with Anabel DFlux LA

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$65.00

We have all seen the usual studio set up: beautifully crisp white light, maybe some strobes and diffusers.  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 workshop features a two hour hands-on demonstration and practice with live models, detailing various lighting arrangements with gels and…

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IT’S CALLED PHOTO-GRAPHY: Breaking Out of Ordinary Picture Taking with Fujifilm – LA

April 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$19.99

This class explores the principles of image composition and design, from color to lighting, and explains how anyone can boost their photography to new levels. Regardless of how expensive a camera you own, there are proven techniques to getting images with more impact and visual appeal. What works, what doesn’t. Topics include subject analysis, optimizing the light, lens choices, color theory, visual psychology, and how to break the rules at the right time. Relevant for landscape, portrait, travel, nature and…

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IMAGE BREAKDOWN: Work Fast, Work Smart Sponsored by Fujifilm – LA

April 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$19.99

Case studies of assignments. Get into the head of Fujifilm’s very own PPA Master of Photography Michael Bulbenko as he dissects some of his professional work and provides his know-how on getting it right in the camera. Learn how to evaluate the environment, solve problems on location and add just the right touch to turn ordinary pictures into quality photographs. Join us for this fun and inspiring seminar!  Instructor: Michael Bulbenko / Fujifilm North AmericaBy registering for this workshop, you agree to…

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Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – LA

April 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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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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The Key to Great People Photos Levels 1 and 2 with Gregg Cobarr – LA

April 18 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

Level 1 is being offered in the morning and Level 2 is offered in the afternoon: – Level 1 is 10:15am to 10:15pm – Level 2 is 2pm to 4pm 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…

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May 2020

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

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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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Hands On Power-User Training with Fujifilm Mirrorless – LA

May 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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 menu…

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June 2020

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

June 6 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$45.00

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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July 2020

Public Places, Private Moments: Street Photography with David Herman

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd 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 Key to Great People Photos Levels 1 and 2 with Gregg Cobarr – LA

July 25 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

Level 1 is being offered in the morning and Level 2 is offered in the afternoon: – Level 1 is 10:15am to 10:15pm – Level 2 is 2pm to 4pm 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…

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August 2020

Beginning Nikon DSLR with Kevin Carson – LA

August 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 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 other Exposure Controls Metering Modes and methods White Balance ISO Resolution or Quality Setting Downloading images Items to keep in you camera bag Experience: Beginner. No experience necessary 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…

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The Business of Photography Seminar with Anabel DFlux – LA

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$49.00

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 preapred to run a small business.  Businesses are made up of a variety of moving components, this seminar is designed to help you navigate those tumultuous waters by covering a wide range of…

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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 Ave., Classroom on 3rd 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 Key to Great People Photos Levels 1 and 2 with Gregg Cobarr – LA

November 14 @ 10:15 am - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$39.95 - $80.00

Level 1 is being offered in the morning and Level 2 is offered in the afternoon: – Level 1 is 10:15am to 10:15pm – Level 2 is 2pm to 4pm 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…

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December 2020

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

December 5 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Los Angeles, 431 S. Fairfax Ave., Classroom on 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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$45.00

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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