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The Best Classes to Take in Central Park

The Best Classes to Take in Central Park

Central Park is one of the most well-known attractions in Manhattan. Located at the center of NYC, this famous park initially opened all the way back in 1857. It now spans over 840 acres and is a wonderful spot to visit for both tourists and locals who want a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the big apple and experience some beautiful nature. Central Park is full of incredible sights to see, such as Bethesda Terrace and Strawberry Fields, but it is also host to lots of great classes that are a perfect way spend your time outdoors.

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    Central Park Photo Tour
    Central Park Photo Tour

    Citifari

    Great outdoor photography comes with a lot of practice. However, good coaching can expedite this process. Adventure to the prettiest place in the city for this introductory outdoor photography class, where you will capture the flourishing beauty of Central Park. You?ll first cover the fundamentals of your camera, including exposure, shutter speed, aperture, and other technical controls. Once you?ve mastered the basics, it?ll be time to understand the importance of lighting and composition to create breathtaking images.

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    Beginner Photography at the MET
    Beginner Photography at the MET

    The Art of Intuitive Photography

    Explore the world of the infamous MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art) through a lens... your camera lens. This hands-on workshop explores photography through people, abstract forms, and movement. You?ll learn exercises to tune your intuition, how take pictures by following it, and explore the differences between looking, seeing, and observing. During the course, you will also be taught how to better the composition of your photos, and ?think? through the camera lens. Through keen observations, you?ll begin seeing with a photographer?s eye, and will have the pictures to prove it!

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    Central Park Photography Class
    Central Park Photography Class

    Discover Outdoors

    Do you hate that none of your landscape pictures ever come out postcard-perfect? Well, this class will help you infuse each photo with that professional look you've always wanted. Next time you come home from traveling, you’ll be sure to have albums upon albums that your friends and family won’t be able to get enough of. Furthermore, there is no better place to learn how to take pictures of places and landscapes than the most beautiful part of Manhattan: Central Park. This three-hour workshop will teach you fundamental photography techniques such as choosing the best lighting and balancing your image.

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    Photo Safari in Central Park
    Photo Safari in Central Park

    New York City Photo Safari

    Embark on a photo journey like never before as you experience Central Park and cover the basics of taking pictures of the natural environment, from cityscapes to landscapes. You?ll learn the art of scouting for an image and then visually editing it for the perfect photograph. Take advantage of seasonal changes in foliage and venture through Central Park to capture photos with your unique lens. Whether you?re a beginner or an advanced photographer, you?ll leave with the tips and tricks to capture nature the way it was meant to be seen.

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