A skilled photographer captures a subject’s sense of wonder, such as when a baby discovers a flying butterfly or when a baby discovers flying. Document developmental milestones with today’s Groupon to Florida Center for Creative Photography in Clearwater. Choose from the following options:
- For $110, you get two classes (up to a $288 value), which are the following:
- Adobe Photoshop Elements photo-editing workshop
- Digital Photography Bootcamp for beginners
- For $59, you get a photo-editing workshop (up to a $149 value) in one of the following:
- Adobe Photoshop Elements
- Adobe Lightroom
- Adobe Photoshop
- For $69, you get a Digital Photography Bootcamp for beginners (up to a $199 value).<p>
Classes are held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Click here for a list of class dates.
Seasoned photographers at Florida Center for Creative Photography give budding shutterbugs the tools and inspiration to capture mantel-worthy shots. During the Adobe workshops in Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, or Lightroom, instructors help up to 20 students navigate an Adobe software interface and its cache of tools and filters. Students will also learn how to import photos from their cameras, as well as adorn the Web with eye-grabbing images, much like a spider with a sound sense of interior design. At class’s end, students receive a DVD with video tutorials, an e-book, and compiled class notes for future reference. Alternatively, new SLR or point-and-shoot camera owners can strengthen their shooting fingers during a Digital Photography Bootcamp in which instructors cover the topics of exposure, lighting, and flash. Professional tips for basic composition give students the skills to elegantly frame photos, adapt to various conditions, and filter out photobombing presidential candidates. After classroom tutorials, pupils pass three hours at a nearby park, applying new techniques on sunsets or park statues in need of new headshots.
In addition to classroom lessons, Florida Center for Creative Photography’s bustling community orchestrates frequent photo walks and meet-ups for its members. The center curates exhibits and gallery shows as well, granting members a chance to proudly display their photos in public rather than having to resort to slipping them between the pages of waiting-room magazines.
Though Florida Center for Creative Photography sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.
Florida Center for Creative Photography
During the past three years, Florida Center for Creative Photography has held more than 2,000 activities for the members of its Meetup Group. Each month, there are more than 125 events for all levels of photographers—including classes, workshops, photo walks, and more. It's all led by Jeff Donald, who has worked in the photography business since the mid 1970s. He and his team of assistant organizers keep busy arranging everything from free live webinar series to daylong digital-photography boot camps. In addition, they cover techniques ranging from DSLR camerawork to using smartphones for better snapshots of presidents as they walk by. They also demonstrate their commitment to customers by offering students the opportunity to repeat classes free of charge until they grasp the material.