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In a Nutshell

Students master basics of DSLR cameras or learn how to snap vacation shots that tell stories and capture natural poses

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Promotional value expires Jan 30, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. Must be 14 or older. Classes are non-transferable. Must provide own photographic equipment. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $19 for an Intro to DSLR Cameras class (a $40 value)
  • $19 for an Better Vacation Photos class (a $40 value)

The Intro to DSLR Cameras class covers digital-photography fundamentals from proper digital single-lens reflex camera maintenance to mastering shutter speed. The Better Vacation Photos session helps students tell stories with images, adapt to light conditions, and capture natural poses. Check the online calendar for upcoming classes.

SmarterPics

Ever since he began playing with the family Kodak as a toddler, Mark Chamberlin’s passion for photography has been insatiable. He opened his first studio in 1977, and soon earned numerous awards for his portrait, wedding, and scenic photography. By 1995, he felt ready to move on from the studio business and switched his career focus to adult education. As the director and primary instructor of SmarterPics, which he founded in 2008, Mark teaches all level of student the ins and outs of digital photography.

In classes and private tutoring sessions, Mark instructs students through a combination of verbal instruction and hands-on practice. His classes range in subject, from introductory DSLR-camera courses to flash photography and controlling bright sun, where students learn more productive ways to work with light than attempting to harvest it from within. Subjects in his tutoring sessions also run the gamut from camera basics to digital editing tips, depending on the specific needs of his clients.

SmarterPics

Ever since he began playing with the family Kodak as a toddler, Mark Chamberlin’s passion for photography has been insatiable. He opened his first studio in 1977, and soon earned numerous awards for his portrait, wedding, and scenic photography. By 1995, he felt ready to move on from the studio business and switched his career focus to adult education. As the director and primary instructor of SmarterPics, which he founded in 2008, Mark teaches all level of student the ins and outs of digital photography.

In classes and private tutoring sessions, Mark instructs students through a combination of verbal instruction and hands-on practice. His classes range in subject, from introductory DSLR-camera courses to flash photography and controlling bright sun, where students learn more productive ways to work with light than attempting to harvest it from within. Subjects in his tutoring sessions also run the gamut from camera basics to digital editing tips, depending on the specific needs of his clients.

Customer Reviews

This intro class was very helpful for the new users.
K V. · July 26, 2016
Great class! Just what I needed to get me aquainted with my new camera and how to take a better picture. Small class size, would recommend to anyone!
Karen S. · August 26, 2014
Will be going back, positive experience.
Rebecca M. · January 2, 2014
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    Old Town

    708 E. Grand River

    Lansing, Michigan 48906

    517-897-4172

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