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230 Ratings

Good introduction to digital camera. Not as technical as I had hoped, but did encourage me to experiment with my photography.
Hazel · October 10, 2012
I bought this for my son, who has a fair amount of experience already. He LOVED it! He told me that the instructor, Michelle, was great and taught him some new techniques and theories about shooting pictures. He tried it out and showed me the pictures, and they were amazing. He also loved the location: Vizcaya, but definitely wants to go again. I highly recommend for anyone interested in photography and trying new things.
Fred T. · 3 days ago
Excellent experience. Excellent instructor.
Omar G. · 4 days ago

What You'll Get


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.

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Composition in the Field workshops equip students with the skills to evoke surprising imagery from everyday surroundings. During each indoor or open-air outing, an experienced photographer guides lenses toward flawless lighting, thoughtful framing, and stealthy snapshots of bald eagles not wearing their hairpieces. In past courses, students have captured images of the complex architecture and stained-glass fixtures of Eldridge Street Synagogue, the streets of Chinatown, the hustle and bustle of Grand Central Terminal, and the colorful foliage of Central Park. Participants should plan to schlep their own digital camera and any other equipment, such as a tripod, to the site of their picturesque locale.

Designed for novice photographers who have just bought or are considering buying a digital SLR or digital point-and-shoot camera, the Intro to Digital Cameras workshop covers the basic elements of both camera styles. Students will learn the mechanics behind the light-controlling aperture on their SLR camera, or find the ideal setting for their point-and-shoot models. The workshop concludes with a demo still life and live-model shoot that lets students apply the shutter knowledge and synonyms for “cheese” they’ve just learned in a practical setting.

Composition workshops are held Saturday and Sunday at various times and locations, and digital-camera intro courses are held Sunday at B & H Photo, and both courses are taught by a team of professional photographers. Check out the full schedule for more information.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Dec 5, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. 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.

About Digital Photo Academy


After 12 years of 124 professional photographers conducting live weekend photo classes in 24 cities, they have heard every photography question in the universe. Questions are answered in over 4 hours of online courses covering Controls of DSLR and Mirrorless Cameras as well as composition strategies to allow learning at own schedule and pace in own comfortable setting at home or elsewhere.

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