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DC At Night By Smartphone

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 401 3rd St SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

Most of our monuments look even better at night than they do in the daytime! So on this special photo safari designed for smartphone users we are going to take you to DC’s best-known memorials after dark and show you where and how to take great pictures with your phone! And smartphones themselves are getting better every year in low-light situations!...

Friday Feb 10th, 5:25pm - 7:25pm Eastern Time

Seeing Stronger Compositions at the US Botanical

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Seeing Stronger Compositions at the US Botanical Gardens The Conservatory at the Botanic Gardens offer plenty of options for thinking thru your compositions and seeing stronger images. We'll focus on storytelling with larger landscape shots as well as filling the frame with the details. We'll look for the less obvious ways to compose striking images....

Saturday Feb 18th, 10am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

Story-Telling at the Nat’l Museum of American History

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1300 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20560

Smartphone Photography: Story-Telling at the National Museum of American History This safari is especially designed for smartphone users! Her face says it all: “You can make me sit in a segregated part of this train, but you can’t break my spirit.” Her face is proud, resolute, her chin is held high, her lips are tight, her hands firmly clasped...

Sunday Feb 19th, 2pm - 4pm Eastern Time

Monuments at Night

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037

After giving an orientation on the basic techniques of nighttime photography, Instructor E. David Luria takes you to the most photogenic areas on the western end of the National Mall. We begin our DC at night photo tour along the Mall at the Lincoln Memorial with its majestic statue of President Lincoln. From there we walk along the Mall and visit...

Saturday Mar 11th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

F-Stops and Shutter Speeds

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1001 Independence Ave. SW Btwn 12th & 7th Streets SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20560

You love your camera, but you always keep it on a nice, safe “Auto” or “P” and let the camera do the thinking? Or do you put it on “M” because you see the pros doing that and still your pictures come out poorly exposed? Are you are intimidated by the letters “A”, “S”, “M”, or “ASM”, or “Av” and “Tv”? How do the pros...

Saturday Feb 18th, 2:30pm - 5pm Eastern Time

Sunrise on the National Mall

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20002

One of the best places to capture sunrise in photos is from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, looking down the Reflecting Pool. This sunrise photo tour of the National Mall conducted by Washington Photo Safari director E. David Luria gives participants the opportunity to photograph the sun as it begins to rise in the east at behind the illuminated...

Sunday Mar 5th, 5:35am - 7:35am Eastern Time

Tulip Magnolia Time At The Smithsonian Castle

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1001 Independence Ave. SW Btwn 12th & 7th Streets SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20560

Some of the best “photo ops” in the nation’s capital are available right outside the door of the Smithsonian Castle, the heart of the Smithsonian Institution, ESPECIALLY when the magnificent pink tulip magnolias pop into bloom in the adjoining Enid Haupt Gardens! This photo safari, led by architectural photographer and Washington Photo Safari...

Saturday Mar 18th, 2pm - 4pm Eastern Time

Early Morning Cherry Blossoms Photo Shoot

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1501 Maine Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

The Tidal Basin in the early morning light is a special place and surrounded with Cherry Blossoms even more so. Spend the morning capturing the photos to prove it. We'll begin photographing the Jefferson against the deep blue sky of twilight and framed with cherry blossoms. From there we’ll work our way around the Tidal Basin, capturing the Jefferson...

Saturday Mar 25th, 5:45am - 8:15am Eastern Time

Fieldwork Photo Basics with Cherry Blossoms

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1501 Maine Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority or Manual modes so now it’s time for some hands-on....

Saturday Mar 25th, 8:45am - 11:15am Eastern Time

Cherry Blossoms at Sunrise

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1500 Maine Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

Morning Light on the Cherry Blossoms The early sun filtering through the blossoms gives them a lovely, golden light, much nicer than the harsh white light of mid-day. We meet at 6:15 am (sorry!), and then the sun comes up about 6:50 am on the east side of the Tidal Basin. Thus, with the sun behind us, we photograph our way around the Tidal Basin,...

Saturday Mar 25th, 6am - 8am Eastern Time

Master Your Digital Camera Controls (DC) Deal

Master Your Digital Camera Controls (DC)

at Digital Photo Academy - Southwest Washington, D.C. 2 15th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

This workshop will offer instruction for people who want to learn the ins and outs of their cameras. Improve your skills no matter which camera model you own! Take this Course if you: Just purchased a Digital SLR Camera/Point and shoot camera Want to learn to make simple and creative changes to your pictures using the functions of your camera...

Saturday May 27th, 9:30am - 11am Eastern Time

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Fieldwork - Late Afternoon On The Mall

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1501 Maine Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

Fieldwork Photo Basics - Late Afternoon On The Mall This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material covered in the classroom. We’ve encouraged you to leave the Auto settings behind and to shoot in the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority...

Sunday Apr 16th, 5:30pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Night Photography on the National Mall

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 1501 Maine Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024

Capture incredible nighttime images of DC's most exciting monuments and memorials! Join Instructor Geoff Livingston for this unique nighttime photography class. You will learn how to capture long exposures, tips and techniques for framing interesting compositions, tips for street photography at night and more. We’ll be capturing compelling...

Sunday Mar 12th, 6:45pm - 9:15pm Eastern Time

Exploring Macro Photography

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. 100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Small subjects or little pieces of a larger subject are fascinating to explore with your camera. This class will teach you about the technical and creative aspects of successful close-ups. Find out how to work with different natural lighting conditions, as well what equipment is most useful. The skills you will learn can be applied to any subject...

Saturday Mar 11th, 10am - 1:30pm Eastern Time

Sunset & Timelapse Neutral Density Photography

at Washington Photo Safari - Southwest Washington, D.C. 2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20002

Sunset & Timelapse Neutral Density Photography in Georgetown We are going to learn how to make a timelapse or hyperlapse with our cameras during a sunset at Georgetown Waterfront. Timelapses or hyperlapses are sequences of images that together create a video. During the 2 hours that we will be there, we will also be able to take beautiful images...

Friday May 12th, 7:45pm - 9:45pm Eastern Time

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