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One or Three Photography Classes or One iPhone Photography Class from PhotoManhattan (Up to 59% Off)

Union Square

95% of 137 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

Professional photographers instruct beginner and advanced shutterbugs in four different photography classes around NYC

The Fine Print

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required, subject to availability. 48hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

A picture is worth a 1,000 words, but you can still get yelled at for trading family photos for awesome Camaro manuals. Invest in new memories with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $19 for a two-hour photography class. Valid for a choice of one class: Exposure Fundamentals, Compositions & Framing, and Portraiture. (a $45 value)
  • $19 for a two-hour iPhoneography class (a $45 value)
  • $55 for three two-hour photography classes, including Exposure Fundamentals, Compositions & Framing, and Portraiture (a $135 value)

iPhoneography classes explore the exciting possibilities of the iPhone’s built-in digital camera. This two-hour class discusses popular photo apps and teaches students how to maximize their phone’s camera potential.

Exposure Fundamentals classes cover the principles of improving exposure such as aperture priority, manual mode, and metering techniques that can alleviate darkness, blurriness, and “washed out” qualities in photographs.

Composition & Framing classes improve overall imagery by highlighting the common tricks and tips of the trade. This class emphasizes lighting-control techniques, street shots, and perspective.

Portraiture classes focus on the basics of portraiture composition by controlling and modifying artificial and natural light sources. Creative techniques and tips will bring out the best in your headshots.

Scroll to bottom of this page for a calendar of upcoming classes.


PhotoManhattan offers photographic instruction to beginner and advanced shutterbugs at a fraction, specifically one slice of a pizza, of the industry price. Costs stay low thanks to the company’s constant pursuit of this simple ideal: photography can be an accessible means of personal expression and artistic documentation. Professional instructors lead a variety of courses around New York, ranging from lighting workshops to portraiture improvement to how to snag the best street shots. Consult PhotoManhattan’s FAQ page for additional information.

The Gist

What some people are buzzing about:


I highly recommend this school. The staff is great, and the teachers are all very talented and good people. You can learn and improve quite a lot

A F., Yelp, 7/9/12

Amazing! Loved the staff, style and approach to teaching.

C L., Yelp, 8/27/12


95% of 137 customers recommend

  • “Great place for learning. Good teachers and staff in general. ”

  • “The best place on earth if you are interested in learning more about photography , whether you are a novice or a professional, this is the place to be. While the...”

    “The best place on earth if you are interested in learning more about photography , whether you are a novice or a professional, this is the place to be. While the place is basic and bare bones, it doesn't matter because the teachers are 100% quality. Just do your homework so you can make the most of the class!!! I can't wait to take more classes, looking to explore Photography as a side gig and this is the place that will make it possible.”

  • “Great quality class for the price”

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    Union Square

    51 W 14th St.

    Suite 2R

    New York, New York 10011


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