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    Beginner Indoor Portraiture

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    Learn the ins and outs to taking professional indoor portraits with this handy beginner class. An experienced instructor will guide you as you practice technical skills such as determining correct light and exposure on the face, selecting correct lenses, and choosing backgrounds. You'll also tap into creative processes such as how to select the best composition to reflect the personality of your subject. This class is perfect for novices looking to get quality results without using professional lighting equipment.
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    Beginner Indoor Portraiture

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Learn the art of taking professional indoor portraits
    • Practice techniques such as using flash units and reflectors to achieve fill lighting
    • Discover how to find the best indoor light when posing kids and adults
    • Gain a new skill to enhance your creativity
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    Beginner Outdoor Portraiture (Annapolis)

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    The perfect outdoor shots of friends and family are amazing to have, but often hard to capture. Discover the skills to get the best shot every time with this all-levels class focused on outdoor portraitures. Using the picturesque setting of Meridian Hill Park in Washington D.C., your professional instructor will teach you valuable lessons such as how to control exposure with fill flash and reflectors, select a background, use shade to your advantage, pose people and use the sun as a main, and fill or accent light. You'll get in on the action as you practice these helpful techniques and let your creativity unfold.
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    Beginner Outdoor Portraiture (Annapolis)

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Explore the photographic beauty of Annapolis in the afternoon light
    • Learn techniques for photographing historical buildings from a professional instructor
    • Practice skills like using F-stops and shooting close-ups
    • Develop new skills as you explore a new destination
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    Photo Tour: Capitol Hill

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    Are you a fan of House of Cards? This photography tour will lead you through Capitol Hill to see all the familiar locations from the show, including the Senate and House Office Buildings. But before you delve into the deception and deceit of the tour, you will first have a 45 minute training session on how to get the most out of your camera. You will learn such things as how to take the perfect architectural photo, to how to decipher those cryptic camera settings like F stops, shutter speeds, ISO settings, and outdoor portraiture. Come along and learn more about your camera and yourself as a photographer and see what makes Capitol Hill the awe-inspiring place it is!
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    Photo Tour: Capitol Hill

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Explore Capitol Hill while seeing some of your favorite locations as seen on Netflix's House of Cards
    • Learn how to properly use your camera with professional tips and techniques
    • See important historical monuments and landmarks throughout Capitol Hill such as the Senate and the US Capitol building
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    Annapolis Afternoon Photography

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    In this all-levels class, your expert Annapolis-area instructor will review techniques for architectural photography as you prepare to photograph several historically significant buildings in the area. You'll practice shooting abstracts, using F-stops for blurred or sharpened backgrounds, taking close-ups, and more. You'll also learn all about photographing intricate bow carvings and nautical ropes and finding beauty in details, all the while developing the skills to make your future travel photography more interesting and colorful. The afternoon light will create the perfect setting and provide you with the chance to discover the best techniques for shooting during this time of the day. This Safari includes a visit to the state capitol as well as other historic buildings on State Circle, City Dock, and Main Street. You'll also explore the click-worthy scenery at Spa Creek and take in vistas of downtown Annapolis, the Naval Academy and the Chesapeake Bay.
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    Annapolis Afternoon Photography

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Explore the photographic beauty of Annapolis in the afternoon light
    • Learn techniques for photographing historical buildings from a professional instructor
    • Practice skills like using F-stops and shooting close-ups
    • Develop new skills as you explore a new destination
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    Photo Tour: Monuments At Night

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    Taking a great picture at night can be tricky, but certainly not impossible! This class will prepare you with the proper instruction on how to take photography at night without a flash. Then, you will see some of the most photogenic areas that Washington has to offer. You will start at the Lincoln Memorial and work your way towards the Three Servicemen Statue, the Vietnam Women's Memorial, and Albert Einstein Memorial. How to manipulate white balance, achieve intricate composition, and get the most out of nighttime photography will be covered. Come make the most of this unique photography opportunity!
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    Photo Tour: Monuments At Night

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Photograph the beautiful monuments of Washington, D.C. under the night-sky
    • Learn the necessary skills to take photography at night without a flash
    • Explore camera settings and learn about white balance and intricate composition
    • Have a fun time seeing the sights of the area and learning about photography
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    Photo Tour: Monuments and Memorials - Full Day

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    Afraid of being the one person on the photography tour with no photography knowledge? This workshop starts with a 45 minute lesson where you will learn photography basics and rudimentary methods of architectural photography. Then, you will move on to taking pictures of the various monuments and historical buildings around Washington: The White House, Lafayette Park, Vietnam Three Servicemen Memorials, and Union Station, among many others. This particular full-day workshop also includes training in abstract photography in the entertainment district and a trip to the Washington National Cathedral for interior photography training. Start with learning the concepts of F stops and shutter speeds, and gradually progress to more intricate techniques!
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    Photo Tour: Monuments and Memorials - Full Day

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Learn basic and advanced photography techniques while touring notable Washington sites and locations
    • Capture landmarks like the White House, Lafayette Park, Union Station, and the Lincoln Memorial
    • Progress to more advanced techniques like shutter speeds and outdoor portraiture
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    Photo Tour: F-Stops and Shutter Speeds

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    Anyone can point a camera and press a button. What separates photographers who know what they're doing from those who don't is the knowledge of how to use your camera to its fullest extent! This class will demystify the subtle abbreviations you will find on your camera. After this class, you'll be able to differentiate settings from "Auto" and "P" to "Av" and "Tv." As you learn these basic operations, you'll start to unlock the knowledge of how professionals make that closeup look super sharp, but always have the perfectly blurred background. This is a great way to build your own skills on photo composition, mode, speed and exposure, and also teach you how to use your camera to its fullest capacity.
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    Photo Tour: F-Stops and Shutter Speeds

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Learn how to use your camera and its shooting modes and speed
    • Demystify the abbreviated and automatic settings
    • Develop the skills and tricks that will help you take a picture like a professional, including exposure and good photo composition techniques
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    Photo Tour: Monuments and Memorials - Half Day

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    Afraid of being the one person on the photography tour with no photography knowledge? This workshop starts with a 45 minute lesson where you will learn photography basics and rudimentary methods of architectural photography. Then, you will move on to taking pictures of the various monuments and historical buildings around Washington. You will learn important photography techniques, while seeing all the best photography sites and angles in the area. Start with learning the concepts of F stops and shutter speed, and gradually progress to more intricate techniques!
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    Photo Tour: Monuments and Memorials - Half Day

    1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, NW Washington

    • Learn basic photography techniques while touring notable Washington locations
    • Photograph landmarks like the White House, Lafayette Park, and the Lincoln Memorial
    • Progress to more advanced techniques like shutter speeds and outdoor portraiture
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    6 positive reviews

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