So Cal Pixels

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In a Nutshell

Photography class part 1 teaches manual DSLR settings, lighting, posing, composition; part 2 teaches efficiency and postproduction of images

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Promotional value expires Dec 15, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Students must provide their own DSLR or other digital camera. Not valid with other offers. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $49 for a four-hour Newbie boot camp part 1 to learn to shoot manually ($99 value)
  • $49 for a three-hour Newbie boot camp part 2 to learn postproduction ($99 value)
  • $79 for both Newbie boot camps ($179 value)

Newbie boot-camp series take place on multiple dates and at multiple venues:
* Saturday, December 6, at Vanguard University. Part 1 starts at 8 a.m. and Part 2 starts at 1 p.m. Click here for more info.
* Sunday, December 7, at Azusa Pacific University. Part 1 starts at 8 a.m. and Part 2 starts at 1 p.m. Click here for more info.
* Saturday, December 13, at Chaffey College. Part 1 starts at 8 a.m. and Part 2 starts at 1 p.m. Click here for more info.
* Sunday, December 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Part 1 starts at 8 a.m. and Part 2 starts at 1 p.m. Click here for more info.

So Cal Pixels

Ben Chen has experienced his share of success in his nearly 30-year photography career—his work has been published in such publications as Cosmopolitan, The Los Angeles Times, and ESPN Magazine, and he has lent his expertise to some of the nation's largest corporations, including Procter & Gamble and The American Red Cross. In 2006, the photographer began to notice that more and more novices were purchasing complex DSLR cameras, and that gave him an idea. Chen decided to share his wealth of knowledge with aspiring photographers by creating the 4-Hour Newbie Photography Boot Camp, which teaches students how to shoot manually with their DSLRs and create artistic, professional-quality photos. Since then, more than 5,000 students in 20 cities throughout the country have benefited from these classes. In 2013, he acquiesced to student demand and created Part II of the class, which goes beyond photography basics by diving into post-production techniques. Nowadays, students can take both Part I and Part II in the same day, helping them go from student to master in less time than most action-movie montages.

Customer Reviews

Great class enjoyed it and learned a lot.
Todd · December 14, 2014
Make sure you are familiar with certain settings on your camera ahead of attending BootCamp. Great Class!!!
Katie A. · August 24, 2014
Great class - LOTS of information.
Karen W. · December 21, 2012
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    Los Angeles Convention Center

    1201 S Figueroa St.

    Los Angeles, CA 90015

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    Azusa Pacific University

    901 E Alosta Ave.

    Azusa, CA 91702

    +16263784860

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