$40 for a 2.5-Hour Children's Photography Class from Jimmy Loyd Photography ($150 Value)

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Rachel A. · 3 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed April 19, 2018
I bought this Groupon for my little sister who is in high school. She had an amazing time and enjoyed the group atmosphere. She learned a lot and will be returning soon.


Toby P. · 1 reviews
· Reviewed November 3, 2017
Jimmy was great! He helped us immensely with the 5 Basics of shooting in Manual mode during the hour beginners class. It was just enough information to soak in but not overwhelming. And after understanding those basics, my shots have been so much better. It's definitely worth every penny if you want to take better pictures. We look forward to taking the 2-hour class next!


Arun ·
· Reviewed June 9, 2017
I loved it. Very helpful, genuine and really knowledgeable. Learnt a lot of neat tips and tricks about the Manual mode. Definitely worth it. I highly recommend it.

What You'll Get

Although poor lighting makes for fun haunted houses, it tends to make for unflattering photographs and disastrous archery tournaments. Kids can learn how to take pictures that say more than 1,000 words with today's Groupon: for $40, you get a 2.5-hour children's photography class for kids age 9–14 from Jimmy Loyd Photography (a $150 value), which meets at the LaQuinta Inns & Suites Houston Galleria Area. Classes start at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.; click here to see available dates.

When not freelancing for the Houston Chronicle or snapping shots in his studio, professional shutterbug Jimmy Loyd shares essential tricks and tips with aspiring photographers from his 25 years of camera-commanding. Approximately 35 pintsize pupils meet at the LaQuinta Inns & Suites Houston Galleria Area on West Loop South and sit in on a 2.5-hour photo-taking tutorial, practicing taking still lifes as well as portraits of a live model playing a musical instrument. With Jimmy Loyd’s cheerful, camera-savvy instruction, kiddie kodachrome junkies are made privy to the secrets of how to compose, light, and frame a photograph as effortlessly as Ansel Adams opened his breakfast cereal. Digital point-and-shoot and DSLR cameras are both welcome, but students must bring their own. Tiny ones will tote home two matted prints of their photos, along with a DVD slideshow.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 31, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. 24hr cancellation notice required. Subject to availability. Valid only for ages 9-14. Requires parental waiver. Must have a camera (point and shoot or DSLR). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Jimmy Loyd Photography

Over his 25-year career in snapshottery, Jimmy Loyd has accumulated an impressive list of skills as freelance photojournalist for the Houston Chronicle, portraitist, and studio owner. An early adapter to the digital-camera revolution, he can capture digital or analog family portraits, professional headshots, and in-the-moment sports images with ease. Loyd also employs his expertise in intermittently scheduled classes and photo tours, which might occur on-location at the Houston Zoo or, for more candid shots, out in the wilderness where animals don't have access to stylists.

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