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Jewelry Making (Drop in)

at Wear Ever Jewelry Studio School - Alexandria 1112 King St 1st Fl, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Looking to try out jewelry making or just need one class to finish up a project? Register for one class session from a selection of dates. Experience personalized learning in the techniques of soldering, forming, sawing, and other metalsmithing techniques. Notes: For safety reasons, students should wear appropriate and safe attire (for example,...

Thursday Feb 2nd, 11am - 2pm Eastern Time

The FUNdamentals of Food Photography

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Have fun with your food! LC will share her creative process in an inspiring and image rich presentation and discuss the technical details, equipment basics and creative aspects to consider to help build your food photography portfolio and develop your own style and vision. She'll also discuss and demonstrate how to build a shot from the very beginning...

Sunday Jan 29th, 1pm - 5pm Eastern Time

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Open Studio

at Wear Ever Jewelry Studio School -

Need some bench time? Register for this open studio with access to tools and equipment (no instruction). Proficiency in metalsmithing skills required. Please note: Due to Covid 19, please bring any hand tools that you own. Shared tools and equipment are sanitized between uses. Workstations are separated by plexiglass.

Wednesday Feb 1st, 12pm - 3pm Eastern Time

Floral Design Sampler

at American School of Flower Design - Silver Spring 8870 Monard Dr, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Join us for a great afternoon or evening of flower design. The Sampler classes are for individuals who want to try out our school and go home with a wealth of knowledge about the world of flower designing. It’s three great projects covering American to European design.  Michael Gaffney will be there to teach and also give you his book Design...

Monday Mar 13th, 1pm - 4:30pm 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 Jan 29th, 6:15am - 8:15am Eastern Time

Photographic Composition – Essential Techniques

at Capital Photography Center - Noma/Sursum Corda 2 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002

The composition of a photograph is the single most important element a photographer uses to convey an artistic statement.  What’s included, excluded and the arrangement of elements within the frame is all part of composition.  This class will teach you techniques to improve the composition of your photos with hands-on shooting experience...

Sunday Jan 29th, 10am - 2pm Eastern Time

Getting Started In Studio Lighting

at Capital Photography Center - Alexandria 218 N Lee St, Washington, District of Columbia 22314

Join Laura Hatcher in her Old Town, Alexandria photography studio and learn what gear is best for creating your own studio. This hands-on class provides photographers an opportunity to learn how to set up various types of lighting equipment to create portraits in a studio setting. Students will set up and configure the lighting and modifiers, and...

Sunday Feb 5th, 1:30pm - 5pm Eastern Time

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography

at Washington Photo Safari - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1661 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20503

The Monuments and Memorials photo safari provides basic instruction on all aspects of travel photography, explains F-stops, shutter speeds, white balance, ISO settings, and reviews composition techniques for taking pictures of people, landscapes and cityscapes. Learn how to use your camera in the field, not in a classroom on this DC photography...

Thursday Feb 2nd, 9:40am - 1pm Eastern Time

Photo Basics – Getting Off Auto

at Capital Photography Center - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1616 H St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings. Today’s cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to beautiful photographs. Capturing the perfect portrait of a loved one, a fleeting moment leading to the winning goal, or a stunning travel photo takes practice and know-how. Learn how YOU, not the...

Sunday Feb 5th, 9:30am - 1:30pm Eastern Time

How To Be A Photography Business Owner

at Capital Photography Center - Alexandria 218 N Lee St, Washington, District of Columbia 22314

Join Laura Hatcher to learn how to lay a solid foundation and build an actionable plan towards legally making money with your camera. This class is designed to provide experienced photographers, who aspire to earn money from photography, with accurate and relevant resources, lessons learned, and advice on establishing a legitimate photography business....

Wednesday Mar 1st, 7pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

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Art and Architecture - Creative Captures

at Capital Photography Center - Judiciary Square 4th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

The National Gallery of Art offers an array of architectural and design details, as well as three dimensional pieces of art. Join Corey for a class exploring how to reimagine the lines and shapes of these elements to create unique and memorable photographs. Throughout the class Corey will work with participants individually to answer questions, clarify...

Sunday Feb 12th, 10:15am - 12:45pm Eastern Time

iPhone Photography - Getting Started

at Capital Photography Center - Judiciary Square 4th & Constitution Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20565

Learn to use the iPhone camera and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join Michael Koren at the National Gallery of Art and tap into your creative side through mobile photography. Using our iPhone cameras, we’ll explore the Museum's offerings from abstract sculptures,...

Sunday Feb 19th, 10:15am - 2:15pm 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

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Smartphone Photography Field Shoot - Hirshhorn Museum

at Capital Photography Center - Southwest Washington, D.C. Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20597

Creative Smartphone Photography Field Shoot - Hirshhorn Museum See the world in a new way with the camera that’s always with you, your Smartphone. Enjoy capturing images on your phone on a photo walk that’s designed to spark creativity!  We'll explore the many creative and colorful exhibits at the Hirshorn Museum and have fun capturing many...

Saturday Feb 4th, 10:15am - 1:15pm Eastern Time

The Tidal Basin at Night

at Washington Photo Safari - West Potomac 1850 West Basin Dr SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20242

Learn how to photograph challenging images such as statues and waterfalls at twilight! Here is a great opportunity to get outdoor fieldwork experience and advanced training in such technical areas as “white balance”, mixed lighting, exposure compensation, and ISO settings in a twilight and nighttime setting at the Tidal Basin. Conducted by professional...

Friday Feb 17th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

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