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E. David Luria

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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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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Georgetown by Land and Sea

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: per person $79.00,
1 person, 1 non-photographer $91.00,
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This Safari gives you the best vantage points and times of day for photographing Georgetown’s unique architectural gems!
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Cherry Blossom Fireworks

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Each year  the National Cherry Blossoms Festival – in cooperation with the Southwest Waterfront, puts on a SPECTACULAR display of fireworks, and this year it  takes place on Saturday evening, April 15, 2017!
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Sunrise at Iwo Jima

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
You think Washington, DC is just a 9 to 5 town?  Wrong!  One of the best times to see this city is at sunrise.  As the sun approaches the horizon. there are lovely views
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Full Moonrise Moving Over Washington

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Think you can take better pictures than the ones you see on the postcards?  Here is your chance to prove it by capturing that traditional postcard-view from the Lincoln Memorial down the Reflecting Pool
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Faces, Not Places!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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Insider’s View of St. Nicholas Cathedral

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Hiding in plain sight is another architectural gem in northwest DC is St. Nicholas Cathedral, the seat of the Primate of The Orthodox Church of America.  It offers great opportunities for interior and exterior
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Twilight at the National Airport

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 upcoming dates
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport provides many opportunities for good exterior and interior architectural photography. 
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Monuments at Night

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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Monumental Pillow Fight Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
If you missed our Snowball Fight Safari or one of our exciting Snowfaris this past winter, here is your chance to learn how to photograph  action-packed white stuff flying through the air!  
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Abstract and Still Life Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
See that wrinkled red leaf on the sidewalk?  It’s a picture.  See the cross-hatched shadows on the wall made by the fire escape railing?  It’s a picture. See the abstract reflections in that yellow motorcycle’s
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Monuments at Night

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
 (Video by Andy Duckworth)  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
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Georgetown and the Potomac at Sunrise

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

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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Twilight at The Yard--Capitol Riverfront

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
In keeping with our tradition to only take you to the BEST places in Washington DC for pictures, we now introduce a new venue of photographic delight--a totally transformed neighborhood in southeast DC known
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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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Afternoon Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 upcoming dates
Springtime in Washington DC means cherry blossoms! And one of the best places to shoot them is at the FDR Memorial along the Tidal Basin, where we begin our Safari with an orientation on travel photography
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NEW! Photo Panda Goes To Sea: A Seven-Day Photo Workshop Cruise to the Bahamas!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Deposit on Tuition $500.00,
Balance of Tuition $725.00,
Full Tuition Payment $1,225.00,
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Here is a unique opportunity offered for the first time by Washington Photo Safari: an intensive photography workshop taking place on a luxury Royal Caribbean Line cruise ship to the Bahamas in April of
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“Just For Kids Chasing Squirrels” Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $59.00 upcoming dates
YES you can learn to take better pictures than your parents!  Bring your camera or phone and join us on this fun-filled safari to one of the best historic picture-taking spots in Washington:  Lafayette
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Lauren Ackil

BYOK (Bring Your Own Kid) Candid Photography Workshop

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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Bob Blanken
David Heckman

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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David Muse
James Duvall
Joseph Tessmer

Beginner Indoor Portraiture

Instructor: Joseph Tessmer Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
This three hour, hands on workshop provides the background to achieve simple pleasing portraits using window light and affordable studio lighting equipment. Procedures to achieve the most useful lighting pattern and facial position are covered and
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Intermediate Indoor Portraiture

Instructor: Joseph Tessmer Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
You've seen classic portrait in books, magazines and websites.  Have you ever wondered how portrait photographers achieve that flattering look around the eyes and how they manage to have one side of the face slightly darker
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Beginner Outdoor Portraiture

Instructor: Joseph Tessmer Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
This three hour, hands on workshop provides the background to achieve simple pleasing portraits using natural light, on camera flash and simple reflectors. Procedures to achieve the most useful lighting pattern, facial position background selection are
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Advanced Studio Lighting

Instructor: Joseph Tessmer Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
This workshop expands on the techniques covered in Beginner and Intermediate Indoor Portraiture.  Participants will work with professional lighting equipment to achieve the classic portraiture lighting techniques to replicate the great master portrait artists. Techniques to
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Judy Reisman
Melanie Otto
Sean Quintilian
Steve Rosenbach

U.S. Naval Academy Photo Safari

Instructor: Steve Rosenbach Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
On this Photo Safari, we will tour and photograph the grounds and selected buildings of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Your Photo Safari leader will take you to some of the
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Transcendental Photography: Elevating the Everyday

Instructor: Steve Rosenbach Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
"Taking something mundane, and seeing something transcendent in it is the high ground of photography," says master photographer Sam Abell.
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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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Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum Photo Safari

Instructor: Steve Rosenbach Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Experience the treasures of Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum in a new and unique way, through the eyes of award-winning photographer Steve Rosenbach. 
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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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Reb Orrell

Flower Photography Workshop

Instructor: Reb Orrell Price: $140.00 upcoming dates
Here is an opportunity to learn how to properly arrange and light your flowers in a studio setting.  Many of these techniques will prove helpful when shooting outdoors too. Join Reb in his studio
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NEW! Photo Panda Goes To Sea: A Seven-Day Photo Workshop Cruise to the Bahamas!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Deposit on Tuition $500.00,
Balance of Tuition $725.00,
Full Tuition Payment $1,225.00,
upcoming dates
Here is a unique opportunity offered for the first time by Washington Photo Safari: an intensive photography workshop taking place on a luxury Royal Caribbean Line cruise ship to the Bahamas in April of
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Essdras Suarez

Street Photography at DC’s Monuments: The Photojournalist’s Approach

Instructor: Essdras Suarez Price: $129.00 upcoming dates
A photojournalist is a visual storyteller.  And as such, we tell stories with a series of photos and one photo at a time.  
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David Sendzul
Kevin Hacker

NEW! Gatorland: The Hidden Gem Of Bird Photography!

Instructor: Kevin Hacker Price: $127.00 upcoming dates
Gatorland is an alligator habitat located in Orlando Florida, one of the world's premiere vacation destinations. What many people don't know is that Gatorland is a "Hidden Gem" of bird photography. Many migratory birds roost
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