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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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Hillwood Gardens and Museum

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89.00 upcoming dates
The gardens of the late Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriwether Post are among the most beautiful gardens in the Washington area. Adjoining the very elegant and popular Hillwood Museum in upper northwest Washington, the
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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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Afternoon Cherry Blossoms

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 upcoming dates
Springtime in DC means cherry blossoms, and one of the best places to shoot them is along the Tidal Basin!
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Photography as a Second Career Workshop

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $84 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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Photography as a Second Career Workshop

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89 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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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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Paris on the Potomac

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $84.00 upcoming dates
Planning a trip to Paris soon?  Well, before you go, here’s your chance to make a collage or booklet of side-by-side comparison photos to prove that Paris ain’t got NUTHIN’ on DC!
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Real Estate and Architectural Photography

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $99 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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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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NEW! Library of Congress Open House at the Main Reading Room

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
The Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation’s capital, with its ornate interiors and grand staircases. Its gold-colored ceilings and arches, interspersed with statuary and paintings,
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Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography - Half Day

Instructor: Robert Case Price: $99.00 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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The White House, Its Neighbors, & an Ice Cream Store That is "Making America Sweet Again!"

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Our newest workshop in  architectural and  travel photography, takes you to some of the most popular monuments and historic buildings adjoining the White House in Lafayette Park  and ends up with a real treat
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New! DC At Night By Smartphone

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
Washington, DC is one of the most photogenic cities in the country, especially at night!  
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Early Morning Light At Washington National Cathedral

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 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.
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Folger Shakespeare Memorial Library

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89.00 upcoming dates
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Folger Shakespeare Memorial Library!
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Second Spontaneous Shutdown Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
As the government shutdown continues, we want to offer furloughed government employees a second opportunity to learned new tips on camera use and travel photography by offering them a free photo Safari on the
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NEW! CEB Tower Observation Deck at Twilight On a Full Moon Night!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Senior Photographers $84.00,
Non-Senior Photographers $94.00,
Spouse/Companion (with Registered Photographer) $18.00,
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When you fly into Reagan Washington National Airport from the north, coming down the Potomac River, you get a fleeting glimpse of the DC area...
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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 Law Enforcement Museum: a Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $84.00 upcoming dates
We are delighted to offer a Safari at one of Washington's newest museums: the National Law Enforcement Museum at Judiciary Square in Washington DC.
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NEW! Gordon Parks: An Excellent Lesson in Photographic Composition!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
One of the greatest photographers of the 20th century was the famous African American photographer Gordon Parks (1912-2006). 
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Story-Telling at the National Museum of American History

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
This Safari is specially designed for clients wishing to improve their photojournalism skills—taking pictures of people in ways that tell a story. 
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Washington National Cathedral - An Insider’s View

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
This superb photograph  by architectural photographer Colin Winterbottom, official photographer of Washington National Cathedral, was taken from the  exact same location where we take you on this safari: the rooftop rain gutter on the
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Sunrise on the Potomac River

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 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 comes up behind the Capitol, our Potomac
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Sunrise on the National Mall

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 upcoming dates
Like to get up early? Want to learn how to photograph sunrises? Then you have to get out there long before the sun comes up!
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CEB Tower Observation Deck at Twilight

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Senior Photographers $84.00,
Non-Senior Photographers $94.00,
Spouse/Companion (with Registered Photographer) $18.00,
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When you fly into Reagan Washington National Airport from the north, coming down the Potomac River, you get a fleeting glimpse of the DC area...
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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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New! Cuba! A Street Photographer’s Paradise!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Deposit (due 11/15/2018) $500.00,
Second Payment (due 12/15/18) $1,900.00,
Balance Due (due 1/31/19) $2,100.00,
Payment in Full $4,500.00,
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Be among the 9 people who can join Washington Photo Safari’s director E. David Luria for an exciting new adventure for street photographers: a 7 day trek through some of the most photogenic sites
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Full Moonrise Over the Nation’s Capital

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Full Moonrise Over the Nation’s Capital: Think you can take better pictures than the ones you see on the postcards?
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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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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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Getting Started in Event Photography

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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New! The Mansion On O Street: a Special Real Estate Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Here is a special treat for clients of Washington Photo Safari: a 2 ½ hour trek inside and outside one of the most unique houses in Washington: the famous Mansion On O Street, just
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NEW! 8-DAY Photography Workshop Amsterdam to Basel on Viking River Cruises

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Deposit on Photographer Tuition $750.00,
Balance of Photographer Tuition $750.00,
Deposit on Photographer - Companion Fee $375.00,
Balance on Photographer - Companion Fee $300.00,
Full Photographer Tuition Payment $1,500.00,
Full Photographer- Companion Fee $750.00,
Deposit on Non-Photographer Companion Fee $40.00,
Balance on Non-Photographer Companion Fee $35.00,
Full Non-Photographer Companion Fee $75.00,
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BOOK BY APRIL 30, 2018 FOR DISCOUNTED CRUISE FEES AND FOR ROUND-TRIP  INTERNATIONAL AIRFARES OF ONLY $499 FROM MOST MAJOR U.S. CITIES!
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Lauren Ackil

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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Bob Blanken
James Duvall
Joseph Tessmer

Beginner Indoor Portraiture

Instructor: Joseph Tessmer Price: $109.00,
Indoor Portraiture Package $297.00,
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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: $109.00,
Indoor Portraiture Package $297.00,
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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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Advanced Indoor Portraiture

Instructor: Joseph Tessmer Price: $109.00 upcoming dates
Advanced Indoor Portraiture: 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
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Beginner Outdoor Portraiture

Instructor: Joseph Tessmer Price: $109.00,
Outdoor Portraiture Package $297.00,
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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 is covered and
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Intermediate Outdoor Portraiture

Instructor: Joseph Tessmer Price: $109.00,
Outdoor Portraiture Package $297.00,
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This workshop expands on the techniques covered in beginner outdoor portraiture. Selection of lenses to control the background, using structures to create pleasing lighting patterns on subjects, and photographing individuals around water will be
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Advanced Outdoor Portraiture

Instructor: Joseph Tessmer Price: $109.00,
Outdoor Portraiture Package $297.00,
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This workshop expands on the techniques covered in intermdeiate outdoor portraiture. Selection of lenses to control the background, using structures to create pleasing lighting patterns on subjects, and photographing individuals around water will be
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Judy Reisman
Sean Quintilian
Steve Rosenbach
Essdras Suarez

Street Photography at DC’s Monuments: The Photojournalist’s Approach - Winter Edition

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