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Photo class familiarizes novices with camera settings; Photoshop course teaches pupils to touch up portraits and create their own cards

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Promotional value expires Mar 6, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Registration required at least 48 hours in advance; subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice required, or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Not valid on holidays. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Getting photos taken is a great way to document your life and convince yourself at any given moment that you're not just a brain floating in a jar somewhere. Get existential evidence with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $49 for a two-hour beginner’s photography course (a $125 value)
  • $89 for the above course for two people (a $250 value)
  • $89 for a three-hour intro to Photoshop course (a $250 value)

The beginner’s photography course acquaints camera novices with the f-stop, shutter speed, and ISO settings on their digital point-and-shoot or DLSR camera. The Photoshop class teaches students to beautify snapshots by removing blemishes, swapping out heads, and opening eyes. They’ll also use layers to create their own greeting cards. Groupon holders will also receive a complimentary package of custom templates, brushes, actions, and overlays to use at home. Participants should bring a laptop with Adobe Photoshop Elements or the full version of Adobe Photoshop already installed.

Details ETC Photography

Jessica Christensen has spent much of her decade-long career photographing models prone to unexplained screaming fits—babies. Families in her First Year Baby Club enjoy a year’s worth of quarterly photo sessions, which document their tot’s transformation from a baby to a baby who makes mortgage payments. For subjects with more birthdays under their belts, Christensen captures lifelong connections in vivid, high-contrast shots of parents and children or newlyweds.

Christensen also helps budding photographers to compose their own professional-quality images with hands-on photo courses. Her introductory sessions focus on camera settings on quality point-and-shoots and DSLRs alike. More advanced workshops explore the shores of Lake Michigan and other outdoor venues, and they frequently involve portraiture practice with live models, rather than the less expressive faces of text-message emoticons.

Customer Reviews

I took the Phptoshop class and I learned a lot. I also received a lot of personal attention when I needed it.
June V. · March 5, 2013
Excellent class with a great teacher that explained some basics, giving me much more confidence and eagerness to use my camera!
Emily K. · January 8, 2013
Jessica is an excellent teacher....she knows her craft very well, and applies it well for her students. I'm looking forward to more lessons from her. Highly highly recommend :))
Penny M. · March 1, 2013

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