Digital Photo Academy

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Professional photographers teach up to 10 students how to properly light, frame, and time images of illustrious nature sights

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Promotional value expires Dec 5, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. 1-week cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Subject to availability and weather. New clients only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Photographers swiftly capture what sluggish painters cannot, such as the sparkle of a fleeting smile, the identity of a media-shy superhero, or the split-second a peregrine falcon breaks the sound barrier. Attain photographic know-how with this Groupon to Digital Photo Academy. Choose between two options:

  • For $49, you get a three-hour Composition in the Field workshop for one (a $99 value).
  • For $89, you get the above workshop for two (a $198 value).

Workshops are held on Saturday and Sunday at various times and locations.

Professional photographers and instructors, such as Alex Lippisch, James Wyman, and Jeffrey Bishop, teach shutterbugs of all skill levels how to creatively ensnare memories in Digital Photo Academy's array of informative classes. The Composition in the Field workshop fans artistic flames and helps cameras to break a sweat during three-hour on-location workshops with an intimate group of 10 or fewer people. During each open-air outing, the photography gurus guide lenses toward flawless lighting, thoughtful framing, and stealthy snapshots of bald eagles not wearing their hairpieces.

Students choose from various locations, class times, and themes, including a sightseeing snapfest across Virginia Kendall Park's eight trails and picturesque rock outcroppings, a jaunt across the historic brick floors of the West Side Market, and a trip to the maritime and industrial setting of the Flats. Participants should plan to schlep their own digital camera and any other equipment, such as a tripod, to the site of their picturesque adventure.

Digital Photo Academy

As memory cards replaced film reels, many photographers—both professional and amateur—felt befuddled by the new technology. That's where Digital Photo Academy stepped in. Since 2007, the business has facilitated workshops that explore all aspects of digital imagery, from operating cameras and uploading digital files to editing images and airbrushing realistic mustaches. Seasoned professionals lead the courses, helping understudies hone their use of light, framing, and timing. Students furnish their own cameras, and can tote along any ancillary equipment such as tripods, laptops, and flashes that relate to the course at hand.

Customer Reviews

It was a fun class and I learned a lot
Soledad L. · April 11, 2017
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Yes, practice, practice, practice!! Which class did you take?
Merchant replied · February 6, 2016
Practice after the class so you can remember what you learned.
Michelle B. · January 11, 2016
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Yes, practice, practice, practice!! Which class did you take?
Merchant replied · February 6, 2016
Good beginner class
Amola S. · November 10, 2014
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Yes, practice, practice, practice!! Which class did you take?
Merchant replied · February 6, 2016
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  1. 1

    Ohio City

    1979 W 25th St.

    Cleveland, Ohio 44113

    877-372-2231

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  2. 2

    East Palestine

    Virginia Kendall Park

    Peninsula, Ohio 44413

    877-372-2231

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  3. 3

    Cudell

    2592 W 114th St.

    Cleveland , Ohio 44413

    877-372-2231

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