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Skill sets

Having the skills to capture the best images is as important as knowing what you want to capture. We customize hands-on guidance based on each participant’s respective skill level utilizing whatever type of camera you have.
Travel Photography
Never miss a moment while traveling whether it’s to the Taj Mahal or your local zoo. This skill set area focuses on developing your abilities to see photographic moments in the extraordinary as well as the mundane and reflect the spirit of a destination in a single moment.

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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Franciscan Monastery Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
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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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Alexandria and Old Town

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
Alexandria is a photographer’s paradise, so our safari will begin at the waterfront, move on to the Torpedo Factory area with its marina, the jugglers, the paddleboats and musicians, and then up King Street
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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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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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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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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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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: $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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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! EARLY Morning Architectural Photography Tour of Washington DC!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89.00 upcoming dates
Washington DC, the nation’s capital, is home to some of the most beautiful architecture in the country, both traditional and modern. The traditional architecture is rich in its symbolism of the nation’s history, and
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The “Big Three” Monuments At Night

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Washington DC’s National Mall is the showcase of the nation’s capital, home to its most famous and historic monuments. 
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Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography - Half Day

Instructor: Eddie Arrossi 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 “Big Three” Monuments At Night

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Washington DC’s National Mall is the showcase of the nation’s capital, home to its most famous and historic monuments. 
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Aerial Photography with Drones: Getting High With Your Camera!

Instructor: Mark Baxter Price: $119.00 upcoming dates
Give your feet a rest and learn to fly your camera!  Just think how cool it would be to get a gorgeous aerial photograph of a favorite scenic or vacation spot, or having a
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Composition: The Essence of Good Photography!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Good photography is all about good composition, the play of light and shadow, leading lines, framing and many other factors.
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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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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!  
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New! Georgetown By Circulator!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
A favorite of tourists and local residents alike, Georgetown is one of the most picturesque sections of Washington DC.
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The “Big Three” Monuments At Night

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Washington DC’s National Mall is the showcase of the nation’s capital, home to its most famous and historic monuments. 
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NEW! 8-DAY Photography Workshop Paris to Normandy on Viking River Cruises

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Deposit on Photographer Tuition $600.00,
Balance of Photographer Tuition $600.00,
Deposit on Photographer - Companion Fee $300.00,
Balance on Photographer - Companion Fee $300.00,
Full Photographer Tuition Payment $1,200.00,
Full Photographer- Companion Fee $600.00,
Deposit on Non-Photographer Companion Fee $40.00,
Balance on Non-Photographer Companion Fee $35.00,
Full Non-Photographer Companion Fee $75.00,
upcoming dates
BOOK BY MAY 31, 2018 FOR DISCOUNTED CRUISE FEES AND FOR RT AIRFARES OF ONLY $599 FROM MOST MAJOR U.S. CITIES!
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Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography - Half Day

Instructor: Steve Rosenbach 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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Camera Specific
Put your camera through its paces by delving deep into its multitude of functions and capabilities. Using the city as the classroom, instructors show you the many quirks and unique personality of your specific camera model, particularly Canon, Nikon and smartphone users.

Aerial Photography with Drones: Getting High With Your Camera!

Instructor: Mark Baxter Price: $119.00 upcoming dates
Give your feet a rest and learn to fly your camera!  Just think how cool it would be to get a gorgeous aerial photograph of a favorite scenic or vacation spot, or having a
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Mirrorless Cameras : Real Cameras, Quality Photos! Learn How!

Instructor: Stan Schretter Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Mirrorless Cameras (Sony, Pentax, Fuji, Panasonic Lumix, Olympus, Nikon, Canon): Real Cameras, Quality Photos! Learn How!
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Function & Technique
Your camera is a magic machine, a device capable of seeing in the dark, disappearing people, freezing wings of hummingbirds and much more! Manipulating your camera to achieve specific effects is possible; you just have to know the right buttons to push and “speak” the right language.

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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The Icons of Capitol Hill

Instructor: David Heckman Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Capitol Hill in Washington, DC  happens to be one of the city’s best places to learn the techniques of travel and architectural photography!
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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!
read more upcoming dates

Franciscan Monastery Photo Safari

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89 upcoming dates
This safari is offered through our partnership with Capital Photography Center.
read more upcoming dates

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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Barns, Farms and Bridges of Frederick County

Instructor: Judy Reisman Price: $235.00 upcoming dates
Travel back in time and join us on for a unique, day-long Photo Safari to shoot the farms, barns and covered bridges of Frederick County, MD!
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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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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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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
read more upcoming dates

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,
read more upcoming dates

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,
read more upcoming dates

Paris on the Potomac

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 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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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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US Botanic Gardens

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $69.00 upcoming dates
One of the lesser known attractions in the nation’s capital, the US Botanic Gardens is a fantastic repository of extraordinary floral displays -- especially the unusual orchids, Birds of Paradise, and a warm jungle
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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! 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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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! Fantastic Pet Photography

Instructor: Julie Gould Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
TAKE PAWTASTIC PAWTRAITS OF PETS USING NATURAL LIGHT!
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New! EARLY Morning Architectural Photography Tour of Washington DC!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $89.00 upcoming dates
Washington DC, the nation’s capital, is home to some of the most beautiful architecture in the country, both traditional and modern. The traditional architecture is rich in its symbolism of the nation’s history, and
read more upcoming dates

The “Big Three” Monuments At Night

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Washington DC’s National Mall is the showcase of the nation’s capital, home to its most famous and historic monuments. 
read more upcoming dates

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography - Half Day

Instructor: Eddie Arrossi 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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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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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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The “Big Three” Monuments At Night

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Washington DC’s National Mall is the showcase of the nation’s capital, home to its most famous and historic monuments. 
read more upcoming dates

Aerial Photography with Drones: Getting High With Your Camera!

Instructor: Mark Baxter Price: $119.00 upcoming dates
Give your feet a rest and learn to fly your camera!  Just think how cool it would be to get a gorgeous aerial photograph of a favorite scenic or vacation spot, or having a
read more upcoming dates

Composition: The Essence of Good Photography!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Good photography is all about good composition, the play of light and shadow, leading lines, framing and many other factors.
read more upcoming dates

Moving the Full Moonrise To Place It Over the Nation’s Capitol!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Got a new camera?  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 of the three famous
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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. 
read more upcoming dates

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!  
read more upcoming dates

Mirrorless Cameras : Real Cameras, Quality Photos! Learn How!

Instructor: Stan Schretter Price: $99.00 upcoming dates
Mirrorless Cameras (Sony, Pentax, Fuji, Panasonic Lumix, Olympus, Nikon, Canon): Real Cameras, Quality Photos! Learn How!
read more upcoming dates

New! Georgetown By Circulator!

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
A favorite of tourists and local residents alike, Georgetown is one of the most picturesque sections of Washington DC.
read more upcoming dates

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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The “Big Three” Monuments At Night

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: $79.00 upcoming dates
Washington DC’s National Mall is the showcase of the nation’s capital, home to its most famous and historic monuments. 
read more upcoming dates

NEW! 8-DAY Photography Workshop Paris to Normandy on Viking River Cruises

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Deposit on Photographer Tuition $600.00,
Balance of Photographer Tuition $600.00,
Deposit on Photographer - Companion Fee $300.00,
Balance on Photographer - Companion Fee $300.00,
Full Photographer Tuition Payment $1,200.00,
Full Photographer- Companion Fee $600.00,
Deposit on Non-Photographer Companion Fee $40.00,
Balance on Non-Photographer Companion Fee $35.00,
Full Non-Photographer Companion Fee $75.00,
upcoming dates
BOOK BY MAY 31, 2018 FOR DISCOUNTED CRUISE FEES AND FOR RT AIRFARES OF ONLY $599 FROM MOST MAJOR U.S. CITIES!
read more upcoming dates

Monuments and Memorials: Travel Photography - Half Day

Instructor: Steve Rosenbach 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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Portraiture & Live Action
The skill of capturing memorable portraits that reflect the unique nature of your subject is learned through practice and knowledge of the many variables at play. These safaris will improve your abilities to take posed and candid images and to stop motion in action shots.

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! 8-DAY Photography Workshop Paris to Normandy on Viking River Cruises

Instructor: E. David Luria Price: Deposit on Photographer Tuition $600.00,
Balance of Photographer Tuition $600.00,
Deposit on Photographer - Companion Fee $300.00,
Balance on Photographer - Companion Fee $300.00,
Full Photographer Tuition Payment $1,200.00,
Full Photographer- Companion Fee $600.00,
Deposit on Non-Photographer Companion Fee $40.00,
Balance on Non-Photographer Companion Fee $35.00,
Full Non-Photographer Companion Fee $75.00,
upcoming dates
BOOK BY MAY 31, 2018 FOR DISCOUNTED CRUISE FEES AND FOR RT AIRFARES OF ONLY $599 FROM MOST MAJOR U.S. CITIES!
read more upcoming dates