McKay Photography Academy

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In a Nutshell

Award-winning instructors teach the basics of digital-camera settings and photo composition during a five-hour course; voucher for prints

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Expiration varies. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 9 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must be 15 or older or be accompanied by paying adult. Digital camera with manual modes recommended. 6/22 event valid only in Austin; 6/23 event valid only in San Antonio. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Photographers must be patient in order to catch the exact moment when the sun crests the horizon or a child learns empathy. Stop time with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $59 for a beginner digital-photography course for one on Saturday, June 22, in Austin, and a $25 voucher for prints from One Click Pix (a $424 value)
  • $105 for a beginner digital-photography course for two on Saturday, June 22, in Austin, and a $25 voucher for each guest for prints from One Click Pix (an $848 value)
  • $59 for a beginner digital-photography course for one on Sunday, June 23, in San Antonio, and a $25 voucher for prints from One Click Pix (a $424 value)
  • $105 for a beginner digital-photography course for two on Sunday, June 23, in San Antonio, and a $25 voucher for each guest for prints from One Click Pix (an $848 value)

During the five-hour beginner digital-photography course, instructors help shutterbugs understand the intricate features of their digital instruments and use them to capture artful compositions. Although any digital camera may be used, students will get the most out of the class by bringing a high-quality camera with a manual mode.

The 6/22 event is valid only in Austin, and the 6/23 event is valid only in San Antonio.

McKay Photography Academy

Bearing the titles of Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman from Professional Photographers of America, David and Ally McKay embody the keen vision and aesthetic prowess that separated good photographers from great ones. They share these skills during classes at McKay Photography Academy, where they train eyes, fingers, and imaginations to work in tandem as a snapshooting dream machine. Their classes help aspiring photographers progress from neophytes to seasoned pros. When not busy instructing the next generation of shutterbugs, David and Ally also devise photo safaris, which send small teams of photographers to capture shots of famed landmarks including San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge; the Lincoln Memorial of Washington, DC; or Yosemite's 60-foot statue of Yogi Bear.

Customer Reviews

Great class
Roxanne P. · July 5, 2013
very informative class
Sujith P. · June 23, 2013
Learning at McKay Photography Academy is nothing short of wonderful! I have always been interested in photography but never found the right class or environment. Dave and Ally tag-team classes which are very educational, respectful (of knowledge and ability) and fun! I understand how to use my camera now with more confidence and continue to take classes from them to further my ability to understand photography as an art. I just returned from my first tour with MPA to Yellowstone National Park - there are no words to describe the experience except phenominal! I am living my dream learning to create pictures I am proud of!! Thank you MPA!!
Lori L. · January 21, 2017
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  1. 1

    Norris Conference Centers - Austin

    2525 West Anderson Lane

    Austin, TX 78757

    +19164582897

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  2. 2

    Balcones Heights

    4522 Fredericksburg Road

    San Antonio, TX 78201

    +19164582897

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