Photographers must be patient in order to catch the exact moment when the sun crests the horizon or a child learns empathy. Stop time with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $39 for a three-hour Introduction to Photography class for one (a $98 value)
- $75 for the class for two (a $196 value)
While navigating the garden in Balboa Park, students learn the mechanical basics of cameras and lenses, the fundamentals of exposure, basic composition techniques, how to adjust depth of field, and how to react when a squirrel winks at your camera. Students should dress appropriately and apply sunscreen as needed for these walking workshops. Three-hour workshops typically meet at the Tea Pavilion at the Japanese Friendship Garden on select Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m., though customers should check the calendar for particular dates and locations. The next tour scheduled meets on November 18 at the Tea Pavilion.
The instructors at The Workshoppe, all working photographers, show up for practical camera classes virtually anywhere in and around San Diego. Small group sizes and the teachers’ experience ensure that these in-studio or on-location lessons instill practical photography skills and encourage creative development. Classes range from general and digital-specific intro sessions to lessons on night photography and outdoor lighting, as well as tips on breaking into the professional-photography field by taking the only known photos of state senators in their larval state.