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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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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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Photographing Holiday Illuminations at Mount Vernon

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Join us at Mount Vernon for an exciting new after-hours program, “Photographing Holiday Illuminations at Mount Vernon”.
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Wait! Don't Quit your Day Job - Making the Transition to Professional Photography!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $84.00 upcoming dates
With careful planning while you keep your day job, you CAN turn your hobby and your love of photography into a lucrative profession.
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Zoo Lights at the National Zoo! A Photo Safari On Nighttime Photography!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
Each year as part of their annual holiday tradition the National Zoo puts on a SPECTACULAR display of 500,000 environmentally friendly LED lights depicting many of the animals in the zoo, with leaping lions,
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Holiday Special at US Botanic Gardens

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
ATTENTION!  The US Botanic Gardens is putting on a special treat for the holiday season, and we will be there to capture it in our cameras!    
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Library of Congress Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $74.00 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. We have timed our safari so that the
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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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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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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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NEW! Overview of DC: A Photo Safari from the CEB Tower Observation Deck!

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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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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“It’s The Composition, Stupid !”: A Workshop Inside NGA’s Renovated East Building

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!”
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NEW! National Museum of African American History and Culture: A Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
The newest museum on the National Mall is also the hardest one to get into because it so popular: the Smithsonian’s  National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which first opened to
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YES! You Can Outsmart Your Camera! A Photo Safari To Answer Your Favorite 20 Questions!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Here is a safari designed to answer the 20 most commonly asked  questions we get on  our safaris.
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Sunrise on the Potomac River

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 comes up behind the Capitol, our Potomac
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F-Stops and Shutter Speeds: make this relationship work for you

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

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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Steve Rosenbach
Essdras Suarez
David Sendzul
Kevin Hacker