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Learn photographic skills from professional photographers; Mastering Your Digital Camera, Photographing Children, Formal Portraiture, Shooting Editorial Shots for Magazines, Travel, Studio Lighting, Product Photography for Websites, etc.

Classes and events focus on learning to be a better photographer. Classes and workshops are offered in cooperation with local parks and recreation departments, university extension, community groups, established professional photographers, etc.

About the Organizer: Jeffery Luhn is MeetUp Organizer of Photographic Mentoring for Aspiring Pros in the Santa Cruz area. ( photo.meetup.com/718 ) This Meet Up is an extension of that group. Jeffery has two degrees in photography from Brooks Institute and a State of California Lifetime Teaching Certification.

Jeffery has shot for dozens of Fortune 500 corporations in 35 countries around the world. His work can be viewed at www.luhnphoto.com

All photography teachers are invited to join and advertise their workshops. Members are encouraged to propose events.

Upcoming events (2)

Talk about adding video capability to your skill set.
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Needs a location

For those members interested in filmmaking- I'm offering a workshop on working with audio for filmmaking on Sept. 6 in San Jose. This course is free. Our meetup group is: http://www.meetup.com/Video-Arts-Academy/ LOCATION SOUND MIXER Class description This course is all about capturing high quality dialog on the set. It is ideal for those wishing to learn all about the audio process. No previous knowledge of audio capture or filmmaking is required. What you will learn: The nature of sound. Different recording methods. Audio equipment and how it is used. Microphone characteristics and use. Recording techniques. The course consists of on screen presentation and live demonstrations of sound equipment and use. After completing this course you will have a firm knowledge of how to capture high quality sound when shooting a project. Class logistics Location is Joyce Ellington Library, 401 East Empire St., San Jose, CA. Cross streets are North 10th and North 11th St. Class is about 3 hours long with frequent breaks. There is a great little Mexican restaurant right across the street for refreshments. Plenty of free parking in the library parking lot or on the street. No parking meters. Bring paper and pencil. This course is free and open to the public. Class size is controlled, minimum 15, maximum 35. Recommend RSVP early. Regards, Ray Raffa Producer Miracle Productions

Digital Camera - Basics and Beyond!! 1-day workshop
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Cabrillo College

You must register for this workshop in advance https://vimeo.com/116131811 http://www.cabrillo.edu/services/extension/photo.html#digital Digital Photography 1- Basics and Beyond This workshop/class has been taken by over 1,200 people and many have repeated it! IT IS LOADED WITH INFORMATION!!! Have you got a new digital camera and are confused by complicated menus? This class will familiarize you with the most important features of your camera so you can get better photos. Besides learning to control your camera, you'll learn how to avoid bad lighting situations and recognize when the lighting is right for general people photos, formal portraits, architecture, small objects (eBay) and landscapes. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to get good photos! If you've got a moderately priced camera and a desire to learn, your photos will be forever changed after this class. And, the class is fun! Bring your camera, your manual, and your questions. The class is $76 and there is an additional $15 materials fee payable to the instructor at class for a DVD of the entire lecture with graphics and additional supporting documents. Bring your camera, manual and questions!

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