I start this weeks classes off with Intro to DSLR Video – March 14th 2012 at Samy’s Camera in Los Angeles. Learn how to get the most from your HDSLR camera including how to stabilize and accessorize your shooting rig for a successful outcome. Canon 5D MKII menu set up will be covered in a step by step fashion after which each student will have the opportunity to shoot a model with a Redrock Micro Field Cinema rig on a Manfrotto Fluid tripod head as well as a hand-held shoulder configuration. This intro class is for any photographer who doesn’t want to get left behind during this small camera video revolution. Register here.
We have two great classes on Saturday starting with Sony Alpha School – March 17th at Samy’s Camera in Los Angeles. Transform your snapshots into photographs with this informative and inspiring class presented by Sony digital imaging expert Todd Tieman. During this two hour course you’ll learn digital photography essentials, the basics of your Sony DSLR camera, and how to utilize compositional techniques that make a photograph memorable. Come take this first step to getting the most from your Sony DSLR investment. Register here.
Also on Saturday is Understanding Your Nikon DSLR with Joe Barnet – March 17th at Samy’s Camera in Santa Ana. In this course we will discuss the very basic operation of Nikon DSLR cameras, such as setting your cameras resolution, basic flash operation, basic menu functions, memory cards, storage and more. This class will cover Nikon DSLR cameras, so whether you purchased the camera for yourself, or received it as a gift, this is the class to get all of your questions answered! Register here.
On Sunday we are launching Macro Photography Workshop – March 18th at Samy’s Camera in Los Angeles. Enter the world of macro photography with instructor Art Ramirez as your guide. Learn how to capture close up images with macro lenses, filters, special flash systems and tripods using macro attachments. Whether you use a macro lens, close-up filters or simply move in as close as you can, you will learn the tools necessary to capture details hat you didn’t know were possible. This is a hands-on shooting class with practical setups using available light and strobe. Register here.
Another Sunday class is Fine Art Travel Photography with Mark Edward Harris – March 18th 2012 at Samy’s Los Angeles. This workshop explores how to create fine art travel photography – images that go far beyond the “I was here” photograph. Photographers working in either digital or film will learn how to create beautiful landscapes and townscapes, as well as powerful environmental portraits and photo essays – pictures that tell a story. After a presentation of travel images by award-winning photographer Mark Edward Harris, students will put ideas into practice with technical aspects such as the use of “fast” lenses, filters and the creative use of flash on location. Furthermore, participants will learn how to approach newspapers and magazines with travel story ideas and how to bring individual projects into fruition. Open to all levels of photographers with an interest in travel photography. Register here. Note: This class is also being offered in Santa Barbara for the first time on March 31st. Santa Barbara is a great location for travel photography!
Rounding up the weekend Sunday is Introduction to Canon DSLRs – March 18th at Samy’s Camera in Santa Ana. This is one of Samy’s most popular classes. Canon rep Mike Monezis walks attendees through the various Canon DSLR menus and shows you how to get the most from your Canon DSLR. Seminar covers Canon DSLR features, menus, and software. Cameras covered as a group include Rebels, 60D, 7D, and 5D Mark II.