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.
Choose from Three Options
- $49 for a three-hour Composition in the Field workshop for one (a $99 value)
- $89 for a three-hour Composition in the Field workshop for two (a $198 value)
- $75 for a four-hour Beginner Photoshop course for one (a $150 value)
Composition in the Field workshops introduce students to the technical aspects of their cameras, including shutter speed, aperture, and ISO. After instruction on controls, students take to the field with professional photographers to discover techniques and tips for capturing powerful images. Class sizes are kept small, at a maximum of 10 attendees, and new dates and times are added based on demand.
Upcoming photo ops include capturing the 1797 Spanish colonial architecture of the San Xavier del Bac Mission, the surreal landscape of Gates Pass in the Tucson Mountains, the historic adobe structures of Barrio Libre, and the saguaros in Sabino Canyon. Participants should bring their own digital cameras and equipment.
The Beginner Photoshop course covers the basic elements of transferring photos from a camera or to a website, cropping photos, and adjusting the contrast and brightness levels. Students learn the basics of the curves tool, which allows users to easily adjust the exposure of their photo. A laptop with an installed version of Photoshop is required for the course. Check out the full schedule for more information.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Apr 25, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Registration required. 1-week cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Subject to availability and weather. 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.