Nature has become photography's most beautiful subject, thanks to its endless quantity, its breathtaking fauna, and a fashion savvy that ensures it won’t wear cheesy sweaters it’ll regret in 10 years. Capture nature as it strolls down the runway with this Groupon.
$49 for a Three-Hour Hands-On Basic Digital-Photography Class and Intro to Photoshop DVD ($338 Value)
The hands-on workshop covers creative tips and techniques that familiarize owners with their cameras as they tackle topics such as shutter speed, composition, and the rule of thirds. Once these principles have been mastered, the workshop goes one step further, demonstrating how to apply these skills in future photographic endeavors, from casual snapshots to composing a detailed mise en scène for an all-tiger production of Cats. Sessions also include a Photoshop component, in which students learn workspace arrangement and navigation, and gain an understanding of the toolbox, palettes, and layer styles. Students also receive an Intro to Photoshop DVD at the session. See the class schedule.
Legacy Studios' master photographer, Barbara Berry, heads a team of professional photographers as they exercise their skill in capturing vivid images of children, families, mothers-to-be, and high school seniors. The studio's Masterpiece technique transforms photographs into images that evoke classic oil paintings, and a roster of pin-up packages encourage patrons to channel their inner burlesque dancer for a series of sultry photos perfect for a significant other.
In addition to photography services, Legacy Studios also offers basic digital-photo workshops, an online course, and Photoshop-training DVDs, which teach clients the ins and outs of retouching images and removing spectral photobombs.