What we're about

We are a the folks from PhotoManhattan School offering free and affordable photography classes in NYC, workshops and photo exhibitions on a monthly basis. All our events are booked with photographers and photo students from our school and remaining spaces are regularly opened for free for the members of this group. Other events and classes may have a nominal fee. You won't be alone. Just walk in head to the front desk, mention that you come from meetup.com, we'll be expecting you. For other photo courses and online webinars please view a wide range of photo classes from street photography, through Studio & Lighting, to TTL flash, please visit our website: www.photomanhattan.com (http://www.photomanhattan.com/photography-classes-nyc-s/1814.htm).

At exhibits, you'll find tons of people, up to 45 at times, music, complementary snacks and beverages, friendly people, and great photographs! You may socialize as much as you like, or simply watch the students' photo series on your own. Exhibitions are open to everyone.

Free classes can be anywhere from 5 to 20 students. They are structured classes, not just talks. We offer remaining spaces for free at meetup.com as often as possible. Some have hands on or outdoor shooting, depending on their description.

Meetings are held at 51 W14TH ST, #2R, in Manhattan, between 5th and 6th avenues. Train stop: 14TH Street. Tel, 212 929-3302. You can view more details at our website: www.photomanhattan.com

Upcoming events (5+)

Seminar Instagram and Social Media: Oct 14 Monday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.

PhotoManhattan Photography School

$99.00

Seminar Instagram and Social Media: Oct 14 Monday 6:00 PM-8:00 PM.($120). Meetup special: $99 Learn how to make your photos and videos stand out in social media. Although we've all heard of Social media apps, there's a gem of opportunity to learn, share and expand your creativity just by diving into this virtual community. Applications such as Instagram provide rich and accessible exposure to all sorts of photography fields while at the same time their built in photo applications continue to innovate the way photography and video are used and applied on a daily basis. Learn how to take advantages of the ins and outs of Instagram and other social media apps. This workshop will cover in brief all you need to know to start using Instagram from scratch and how to maximize it's potential wether it's for your own creative endeavors or for your entrepreneurial needs. Workshop will include: The basics: App settings and how to get started. Built in photo apps: filters effects, timelapse, super zoom, Hashtags: The ins and outs of hashtag'ing. How to be part of it and expand your exposure. Live stories and video basics. Photo visuals and current Trends, including special effects such as double exposure and editing apps. View more dates and classes at: https://www.photomanhattan.com/photography-classes-nyc-s/1814.htm

Film Photography: Oct 17-Oct 24, Thursdays 6:00 PM-9:00 PM. Intensive!

PhotoManhattan Photography School

$325.00

Do you have that camera in your closet! Bring it out and let’s get it to a field trip: Film Photography: Oct 17-Oct 24, Thursdays 6:00 PM-9:00 PM. Intensive! This is a full hands on course, with plenty of shooting practice. This course will cover everything you need to know to get started, You’ll learn all the basic camera settings and options, loading the film, printing options and places, color vs black and white film as well as other types, processing, and how special effects are done with film. Let’s take your film camera out! Requirements: Any film camera – with Auto or Manual Mode. Note: Automatic cameras such as Lumix are good, but please note that they have limitations. For Color & Black and White film. View more dates and classes at: https://www.photomanhattan.com/photography-classes-nyc-s/1814.htm

The Camera Beginners' guide: Oct 18-Nov 01, Fridays 2:15-5:15 PM. Downtown BK.

PhotoManhattan Photography School

$299.00

Learn the basics using your phone's camera or ANY cameras! Join us for our next Thursdays's beginner photo course: The Camera Beginners' guide: Oct 18-Nov 01, Fridays 2:15 PM-5:15 PM. In Downtown Brooklyn. $299 Each settings on your camera provides a world of potential for bettering your images, whether you use a DSLR, point and shoot, Mirrorless, or smartphone camera, learn the tons of tricks that you can do with the equipment that you already have, without complexity and staying in Auto mode. You don’t need a high tech camera to make amazing photos. Come grab a seat! You’ll learn, the main camera settings and options, simple tricks to enhance your sharpness, focus, create motion blur shots, freeze motion, use the on-camera flash, take photos at night, and gain basic control over your exposure. We'll explore settings such as exposure compensation and various presets that can turn a regular image into a special one. Our knowledgeable instructors will guide you through all the main options that your camera has, and how and when to apply each of them based on the effect and scene that you are looking to portray. Additionally, this class will thoroughly introduce to all other digital photography related topics that you will need to know when planning to buy your next camera. These subjects include, megapixels, lenses, noise, white balance, ISO, SD cards and much more. Never miss that shot again! Class structures are mixed with Photo Critiquing HW, Verbal Instruction and Hands-on Exercises. A mixture to cater to all learning types. Weather permitting, we’ll even go outside and take your newly learned skills to the neighboring streets of NY, including the popular Union Square Park. Additionally, you'll develop your own photo project and will have the option to showcase at the end of the course (optional). You will also have the option in showing off your photos in one of our monthly photo exhibits! (which you don’t want to miss)! Want to learn how to use your personal camera, while keeping it simple? Staying on Automatic Modes will be easier than ever after taking this workshop. Come grab a seat with your Mirrorless, Point and Shoot, or DSLR Camera, and even your phone! Requirements: ANY digital camera, DSLR, Mirrorless, Point and Shoot or Phone cameras. By ANY we mean any kind, type or model. For the first class, please try to bring your manual for reference. ** Students who completed “Digital Photography I”, don't need to take this course. Notes on film cameras: Please note that while most content of this course is applicable to digital cameras, you are welcome to attend as long as your film camera has an automatic shooting mode. Should the assigned instructor become suddenly unavailable, we’ll allocate a substitute. View more dates and classes at: https://www.photomanhattan.com/photography-classes-nyc-s/1814.htm

Seminar Digital Camera: Oct 18, Friday 2:15 PM-4:15 PM. In Downtown BK. FREE

Here are some new spaces free to join Photomanhattan students. Seminar Digital Camera: Oct 18, Friday 2:15 PM-4:15 PM. In Downtown Brooklyn. FREE! 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 instructors will guide you through all the main options that your camera has, and how and when to apply each of them based on the effect and scene that you are looking to portray. Topics include, exposure, presets, focus control, motion blur and much more. Never miss that shot again! Join us and learn to maximize your camera's potential to match with your creative skills. Requirements: Digital camera (DSLR or Point and shoot). No prior knowledge required. To view a full list of classes and courses, please visit our courses page at: https://www.photomanhattan.com/photography-classes-nyc-s/1814.htm See you ! Everyone is welcome!

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