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Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography -- Full Day

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $185.00 upcoming dates
Is your camera smarter than you?  Are you confused by all those weird "Av," "Tv" "S", "A" or "P" choices on the mode dial, causing you to take refuge on "Auto?" Are you only
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Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography -- Half Day

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89.00 upcoming dates
Is your camera smarter than you?  Are you confused by all those weird "Av," "Tv" "S", "A" or "P" choices on the mode dial, causing you to take refuge on "Auto?" Are you only
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A House of Cards: The Icons of Capitol Hill

Instructor: David Heckman Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Deception? Intrigue? Conspiracy?  Capitol Hill is where it all takes place, and it’s also one of the city’s best places to learn travel and architectural photography! This Safari takes you to all the familiar locations
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F-Stops and Shutter Speeds: make this relationship work for you

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $84.00 upcoming dates
Going on a big trip with your new camera? You MUST do this safari before you go!
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Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography - Half Day

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89.00 upcoming dates
Is your camera smarter than you?  Are you confused by all those weird "Av," "Tv" "S", "A" or "P" choices on the mode dial, causing you to take refuge on "Auto?" Are you only
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Bald Eagles: Birds in Flight Photography

Instructor: Sean Quintilian Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Each fall and winter hundreds of Bald Eagles congregate along the Lower Susquehanna River below Conowingo Dam in Harford County Maryland. This location sets the stage for some of the best eagle in flight
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Cherry Blossoms in the Fall

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 upcoming dates
You look through your camera viewfinder and see Washington DC's Tidal Basin ringed in vibrant color:  deep red, gold, pink, orange, purple, and brown. 
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The National Mall Experience: A Photo Safari By Circulator Bus!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Participant $84.00,
Accompanying spouse or child $5.00,
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Washington DC’s National Mall is one of the great treasures of the nation’s capital, rich in photo opportunities for any camera or phone!
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Early Morning Light At Washington National Cathedral

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Those of us who live in the DC area are truly blessed to have right in our own backyard one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world: Washington National Cathedral. Begun in 1907
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National Airport Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport provides many opportunities for good exterior and interior architectural photography. 
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EARLY Morning at the National Zoo!

Instructor: David Sendzul Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
The very best times to capture the animals at the National Zoo in your camera are the morning hours when they come out of their cages and dens.  Nature and wildlife photographer David Sendzul,
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Twilight at National Airport Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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Saint Matthews Cathedral Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89.00 upcoming dates
Dedicated in 1913, the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle (which honors the patron saint of civil servants) plays a major role in the Catholic life of the nation’s capital. It is the seat
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Washington National Cathedral - An Insider’s View

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
One of the most beautiful churches in Washington DC, Washington National Cathedral took 90 years to build and was only finished 20 years ago. National Cathedral offers great opportunities for exterior and interior architectural
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Golden Hour and Blue Hour at the Diyanet Center Mosque!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
You think the new Diyanet Center Mosque in Lanham MD  is beautiful in the daytime?  Wait until you see it at twilight!  It is GORGEOUS!   The Diyanet center of America is a Turkish-style
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BYOK (Bring Your Own Kid) Candid Photography Workshop at Forest Hills Playground

Instructor: Lauren Ackil Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
There is nothing more satisfying than taking and sharing good pictures of our children and grandchildren. This workshop, conducted right in a playground, looks at basic techniques of informal child portraiture and candid action
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Moving the Full Moonrise To Place It Over the Nation’s Capitol!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Think you can take better pictures than the ones you see on the postcards? 
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Composition at The National Gallery of Art

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 upcoming dates
You cook a wonderful meal and your friends say: “WOW, that was GREAT!  Delicious!  What kind of OVEN did you use?  You must have a great OVEN!” You would be miffed, right?  Because you
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F-Stops and Shutter Speeds: make this relationship work for you

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $84.00 upcoming dates
Going on a big trip with your new camera? You MUST do this safari before you go!
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National Airport Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport provides many opportunities for good exterior and interior architectural photography. 
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Composition at The National Gallery of Art

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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Monuments at Night

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Monuments at Night is offered every other Friday during Spring, Summer and Fall. As the calendar changes, sunset times do, too. These Safaris start 30 minutes before sunset and last 2 and one half
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NEW! Gunston Hall: An Architectural Photo Safari and Barbecue!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $109.00 upcoming dates
Less than an hour’s drive from Washington DC is the home of the man who inspired the first 10 amendments to our U.S. Constitution’s Bill of Rights:  George Mason. (1725-1792)
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National Portrait Gallery/American Art Museum

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
You could spend a day in here and not see all of the spectacular exhibits this museum has to offer.
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Georgetown and the Potomac at Dawn

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 upcoming dates
One of the best places to catch a sunrise in Washington DC is right in Georgetown!  Before the sun actually rises there is a red glow in the sky above the Potomac River, made
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Washington National Cathedral Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $99 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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Three Day Safari in Washington, DC

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $399.00 upcoming dates
A Three Day Safari in Washington DC: A Photographer's Paradise in the Fall!  
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New! Freer/Sackler Gallery of Asian Art Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 upcoming dates
Washington Photo Safari is pleased to announce that it has received permission to conduct a photography training session inside the Smithsonian's newly re-opened Freer/Sackler Gallery of Art on the National Mall.
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New! DC At Night By Smartphone

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $59.00 upcoming dates
Washington, DC is one of the most photogenic cities in the country, especially at night!  
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Garden of Lights at the Mormon Temple Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79 upcoming dates
This safari is being managed by our partner, Capital Photography Center.
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Baltimore

Bald Eagles: Birds in Flight Photography

Instructor: Sean Quintilian Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Each fall and winter hundreds of Bald Eagles congregate along the Lower Susquehanna River below Conowingo Dam in Harford County Maryland. This location sets the stage for some of the best eagle in flight
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Baltimore's Mount Vernon Photo Safari

Instructor: Steve Rosenbach Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Mount Vernon is one of Baltimore’s oldest and most fashionable neighborhoods. Centered on Baltimore’s 1815 Washington Monument, four small, formal parks radiate to the cardinal points of the compass, and beautiful, classically-designed buildings line
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Afternoon Light in Annapolis

Instructor: Steve Rosenbach Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Annapolis is a little city with a long history. Settled in 1649, the commercial and social life of this beautiful little town has been centered on its picturesque harbor, which is also a major
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