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Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana

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3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States

May 2020

Hands on Power-User Training with Fujifilm Mirrorless – SA

May 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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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It’s all Black and White to Me – SA

May 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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Free

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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Beginning Olympus – Understanding Basic Operations & Mastering Unique Features with Kevin Carson – Santa Ana

May 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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This class is designed for first-time Olympus camera owners or anyone wanting to know more about the Olympus micro 4/3 system is capable of doing. From in-camera composites to using the Super Control Panel, Kevin will help you better understand both setting up and shooting your Olympus camera. Some of the other topics that will be covered in this course will include: • Exposure Controls • Metering Modes and methods • White Balance • ISO • Resolution or Quality Setting…

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Professional Video for Anyone Sponsored by Fujifilm – SA

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$55.00

Mirrorless and DSLR cameras now have very powerful video capture abilities. This class explains the techniques and tips used in the broadcast and movie world that can change ordinary home movies into must-see masterpieces. Topics include: thinking like a cinematographer, moving the camera, proper audio, available light and supplementary tools, basic editing techniques and methods. Relevant for aspiring filmmakers, corporate video, music videos, anyone wanting to shoot better.  There will be a break for lunch during the class.   Instructor: Michael Bulbenko /…

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Fun with Flash Sponsored by Canon – SA

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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Free

Samy’s Camera and Canon present Fun With Flash, an in-store demo using Canon cameras, lenses, and flashes.   Bring your camera, or if you want, just bring a memory card.    Stop by the store anytime between 12pm and 4pm.   Learn how Wireless Flash and High Speed Sync can help change your flash photography.   Meet the Canon Rep Lance Folden and get a free print made of your favorite flash image while you’re here.

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July 2020

Macro Photography Sponsored by Canon – SA

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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Free

Samy’s Camera and Canon present Fun With Macro, and in-store demo using Canon cameras, lenses, and flashes.   Bring your camera if you like, or just bring a memory card.  Stop by the store anytime between 12pm-4pm.   Learn the difference between macro lenses and flashes, and also learn how to get your existing lens to focus closer to your subject.   Meet the Canon Rep Lance Folden and get a free print made of your favorite macro image while you’re here.

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August 2020

Essentials of Seascape Photography Lecture and Workshop with Chris Crosby – SA

August 1 @ 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 United States
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$25.00 - $95.00

**UPDATE- JUST ADDED SECOND HANDS-ON SHOOT ON SUNDAY AUGUST 2nd FROM 6pm-8:30pm at a Local Beach** This is a 2-part workshop including a lecture at Samy’s Camera, Santa Ana and a hands-on shoot at a local beach. You may choose to just take the lecture or you may take both the lecture and the hands-on portion.  The ticket for the hands-on portion includes the price of the lecture. Seascape is one of the more challenging landscapes to capture as it…

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Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – SA

August 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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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November 2020

Canon DSLR Basics with Mike Monezis – SA

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Santa Ana, 3309B Bristol Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704 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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