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Offering a variety of educational programs led by our own certified photo and video consultants, expert manufacturer technical reps and acclaimed professionals!

Jump start your confidence and creativity – join one of our classes in the Bay Area or Sacramento today.

SPRING 2017 SCHEDULE

Photo101

Photography 101

Designed for users of interchangeable lens and premium compact cameras, this essential course sets you up with foundations you’ll need to succeed.

Mill Valley | Pleasant Hill | Dublin | Menlo Park | Sacramento


3 Lighting

Portrait Lighting Seminars- Natural Light, LED & Flash

Discover how to make amazing portraits using natural, available light. Learn hands-on from master Robert Silver while you photograph a professional live model! LED & Flash Sessions happening this spring too!

Starts Sat Apr 22 | 1:00PM – 3:00PM | Dublin


WestwindBarnFilmClass

Film Photography- Westwind Barn Field Trip

Learn the ins and outs of your film camera – and how to shoot film as we explore the scenic landscapes and photo opportunities at Westwind Community Barn in Los Altos Hills California.

Sat Apr 29 | 10:00AM – 1:00PM | Los Altos Hills


Nikon ILC

Nikon Interchangeable Lens Camera

Learn how to navigate your Nikon interchangeable lens camera’s menus, buttons and dials and take your photography to the next level!

Mill Valley | Pleasant Hill | Dublin | Menlo Park | Sacramento


SFBridge

Night Photography- San Francisco Waterfront

Achieve the skills needed to create spectacular night photographs in this photo walking tour.

Sat Apr 29 | 7:00PM – 9:00PM


Sony ILCSony Interchangeable Lens Camera

Learn how to navigate your Sony interchangeable lens camera’s menus, buttons and dials and take your photography to the next level!

Mill Valley | Pleasant Hill | Dublin | Menlo Park | Sacramento


Travel101

Travel Photography 101

This class will help you be prepared prior to embarking on a vacation and will ensure that you have more fun and less anxiety about capturing great photographs and capturing lasting memories of your fun!

Pleasant Hill | Mill Valley | Dublin | Menlo Park


OlympusILCOlympus Interchangeable Lens Camera

Learn how to navigate your Olympus interchangeable lens camera’s menus, buttons and dials and take your photography to the next level!

Mill Valley | Dublin | Menlo Park


Japanse Tea

Nature Photography Field Trip- Japanese Tea Garden

Capture wonderful outdoor nature photos in the pristine setting of an authentic Japanese tea garden- and achieve the skills needed to create spectacular outdoor photographs in this instructional photo walking tour.

Sat May 20 | 10:00AM – 12:00PM


Canon ILC

Canon Interchangeable Lens Camera

Learn how to navigate your Canon interchangeable lens camera’s menus, buttons and dials and take your photography to the next level!

Mill Valley | Pleasant Hill | Dublin | Menlo Park | Sacramento


Photo201

Photography 201- Advanced

Dive deeper into your photographic journey in this second-level photography class.

Mill Valley | Pleasant Hill | Dublin | Menlo Park | Sacramento


Panasonic ILCPanasonic Interchangeable Lens Camera

Learn how to navigate your Panasonic interchangeable lens camera’s menus, buttons and dials and take your photography to the next level!

Mill Valley | Pleasant Hill | Dublin | Menlo Park | Sacramento


MuirWoods

Muir Woods Instructional Photo Walk

Take a walk amongst the giant redwoods and learn to create gorgeous images from what you see along the way – from the smallest fern to the tallest tree!

 Sat Jun 17 | 9:00AM – 12:00PM


SFTourFerry2Coit

San Francisco Photo Walk- Ferry Building to Coit Tower

Join our three-hour instructional photo tour of downtown San Francisco photographing iconic locations such as the Embarcadero, Bay Bridge, Transamerica Pyramid, and Coit Tower.

 Sat Jun 24 | 10:30AM – 1:30PM


Video101

Video 101

Whether you strive to become the latest viral YouTuber, want to preserve the kids’ best childhood moments in motion, or tell moving visual stories, this essential class provides knowledge that will help you gain the necessary skills to start making your own amazing visual movement.

Mill Valley | Pleasant Hill | Dublin | Menlo Park | Sacramento


more in Sacramento

SacZooLens & Camera Demo Day- Sacramento Zoo

Join the crew from Mike’s Camera at Sacramento Zoo to test drive the latest cameras, lenses and photography accessories in a beautiful setting with amazing animals. Participation is FREE with regular zoo admission. No registration required.

Mark Your Calendar | Sat May 20 | Sacramento Zoo | 9:00AM – 4:00PM


Night Old Town SacLR

Night Photography- Old Town Sacramento- 3-Part Workshop

Dive into the world of night photography with a lecture and instructional hands-on walking tour of Old Town Sacramento. This workshop will focus on getting you comfortable with using long exposures in low light settings. Workshop concludes with a gallery opening and critique.

Starts Thur May 25 | Learn More


Elements

Adobe Photoshop Elements 101- 3-Part Software Workshop

A hands-on software workshop covering Adobe’s powerful yet easy-to-use Photoshop Elements Editor.

Starts Sun Jun 11 | Learn More


Street Photography Talk- “Grounded”

Discover the ins and outs of street photography in this talk by local photographer John Hernandez

Mon Jun 19 | Learn More


Wildlife Photography With Sacramento Zoo- 3-Part Workshop

Discover the ins and outs of street photography in this talk by local photographer John Hernandez

Starts Thu Jun 22 | Learn More


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