Thankfully we have 12 other Beginner Photography Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.
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Is your schedule already packed but you really want to learn how to use you camera before that big trip or special event you’ve been planning?
We'll then this class is perfect for you!
This action-packed, fast-paced course is designed for people who want an express introduction to their camera. You will learn the basic principles of photography, as well as techniques that will help you make high quality, creative images by mastering a few basic concepts.
Students will walk away with a strong understanding of:
At the end of the day, that new camera will be demystified. You will feel confident using your camera in a variety of common situations, from photographing portraits to capturing the action at the baseball game.
For this course you will need a DSLR camera, Mirrorless camera or Compact camera, which has Aperture (A/Av) Priority, Shutter (S/Tv) Priority and Manual Mode.
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1. Refund Policy for Courses
• PhotoUno offers a 93% refund for students who notify us of withdrawal from a course seven days prior to the course's start date. The remaining 7% will cover administrative costs.
• We also offer a 50% refund for withdrawals 6 days before the course is set to begin and between class #1 and #2.
• As of class 2 we do not provide refunds or credits.
• Tuition is non-transferable.
• Once you’ve registered for a course there is a $45 fee for transferring into another section.
Student Satisfaction Guarantee
If you are not satisfied after attending all classes of any of our 3 week, 5 week or 6 week courses we will provide you with a full refund.
2. Refund Policy for Crash Courses
• PhotoUno offers a 93% refund for students who notify us of withdrawal from Crash Course 1 or Crash Course 2, 72 hours before the class begins. The remaining 7% will cover administrative costs.
• After 72 hours we will provide you with a credit which you will be able to use for a future date plus a $45 transfer fee.
3. Refund Policy for private classes
• Due to administrative costs, PhotoUno offers a 93% refund for students who cancel their scheduled class more than 24 hours in advance.
• Students who have registered for a private class may reschedule without any additional fees up to 24 hours in advance.
• There is an additional $50 fee for students that re-schedule less than 24 hours in advance.
• There is no refund for students who cancel less than 24 hours in advance.
4. Refund Policy for outdoor classes, seminars and workshops
PhotoUno will provide a refund only when the event is cancelled or rescheduled by the school.
At PhotoUno our main objective is to make your experience at our school as pleasant as possible. Keeping this in mind, we understand that students who enroll in our courses may need to miss a class due to unplanned circumstances.
Although PhotoUno has no obligation to provide make-up classes for students who can’t attend a class of the course they have signed up for, we will do our best to find a solution by:
1. Finding possible sections of the class for the student to attend in order to follow the sequence of the course. This option is free. This can be done up to two times for every course.
2. If we are unable to find a convenient date, we will offer the option of a private make up class that will be charged at a rate of $35 an hour.
PhotoUno is not obligated to grant student requests to switch courses.
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Digital Photography I is an introductory run-down of the technical knowledge you need to get up and running in digital photography. This class is all about getting to know the ins and outs of your camera. We will start by covering the basics of camera operation with topics like ISO, aperture, depth of field, and shutter speed. Then we will cover proper...
Sunday Nov 1st, 1pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time
Getting your settings spot on but feel like there's still something missing from your photos? After you get to know your camera and get started in photography, you may feel equipped to start leveling up your inframe skills. In this class, we will explore the next steps to develop from beginner to amateur photographer. Here we will...
Tue, Oct 27
3:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time
Tue, Nov 10
5:00pm - 6:30pm Eastern Time
Sun, Nov 22
1:00pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time
Sun, Dec 6
1:00pm - 2:30pm Eastern Time
Mon, Dec 14
3:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time
Tuesday Oct 27th, 3pm - 4:30pm Eastern Time
at PhotoManhattan -
Digital Camera Settings Each settings on your camera provides a world of potential for bettering your images. Whether you use a DSLR or a point and shoot, there are tons of tricks that you may be missing out on. We'll explore settings such as exposure compensation and various presets that can turn a regular image into a special one. Our knowledgeable...
Wednesday Oct 28th, 3:30pm - 5:15pm Eastern Time
iPhoneography Yes, that iPhone that you have in your pocket has a great camera! But have you ever wondered how much more you can do with it? Today's smart phones are much more than a ""point and shoot camera"". Why not take full advantage of it? This 2 hour class will teach you how to maximize the potential of these devices and what you can do...
Tuesday Dec 15th, 6pm - 8pm Eastern Time
In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look. Discussions include composition and light, how to get...
Wednesday Nov 4th, 6pm - 9pm Pacific Time(6 sessions)
This 3-week course helps students improve the way they compose/frame an image. They will explore by, following useful composition guidelines that will help their creativity & understand the importance of surveying how to approach a scene before we photograph it. This class has been designed to present the students with visuals and understand...
Monday Nov 2nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(3 sessions)
Have you had a digital camera for years and still get dark blurry pictures? Or perhaps you have purchased a new camera and are excited to learn the new functions? Well PhotoUno’s Introduction to your Camera is a great way to get started. Our Introduction to Photography Class will help you start to feel more comfortable with your camera. It is great...
Friday Nov 6th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time
This class is an introduction to the understanding of photography as technology, medium of expression, and creative practice. It covers basic concepts and techniques: camera operation, exposure, composition, resolution, and preparation of image files for on-screen and print use. Students will look closely at historically significant photographs as...
Monday Nov 9th, 6pm - 8pm Central Time(4 sessions)
We are holding our signature Beginner's Photography Class online. Learn how to use your camera manually in 2.5 hours. No camera needed. _________________ Become a better photographer in just 1 class! Have you ever wondered why, after spending hundreds of dollars on the latest cameras, you still can't get photos that really make you proud? We're...
Sunday Dec 6th, 11am - 1:30pm Central Time
Back by popular demand! In this compact, yet thoughtful workshop, we discuss the art of getting close. This class will introduce you to techniques, tools, and lenses used for extreme close-up photography. Learn to determine magnification and working—your camera’s standard lens—instead of with expensive professional lenses. What to bring to class:...
Sunday Nov 15th, 2pm - 5pm Central Time
Does your camera confuse you? This 3 hour class will cover ISO, aperture, shutter speed and more. You'll never want to photograph in auto mode again! You need to have a camera that has the manual mode setting. If you would like to rent a camera from us, we charge $30 for the session. Hands on exercises will be given. Masks...
Saturday Oct 24th, 9am - 12pm Eastern Time
This is our beginner photography class, which we have designed to be: Fun: We have prepared both indoor and outdoor exercises to make sure you are constantly practicing what you learn. Effective: You won't believe how much you will learn in this 9 student class. Your satisfaction is guaranteed after attending...
Monday Nov 2nd, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
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