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 this Groupon.
$99 for a Five-Hour Beginners’ Photography Class ($490 Value)
Choose between two available times:
- Sunday, December 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hilton at 2050 Gateway Place in San Jose.
- Sunday, January 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the San Jose Marriott at 301 S Market Street in San Jose.<p>
Taught by Popular Photographer magazine’s former Photographer of the Year, the class explores both the technical and artistic elements of photography. Students will learn to tell stories with their images through composition and work with different forms of lighting. Students should bring their own digital or film camera with its manual, if possible.<p>
The press-lauded commercial shutterbug and digital image pro behind Soo Photography, Michael Soo has lent his expertise in commercial, food, and portrait photography to numerous international publications, including the New York Times. Drawing upon his expertise and multicultural background to educate fledgling photographers, Soo hosts workshops, teaches classes, and runs an online forum where digital cameras discuss technique in binary. Beginner- and intermediate-level classes acquaint novices with the art form, and advanced courses delve into lighting, black-and-white photography, portraiture, weddings, product photography, and how to cover up red eye with drawn-on mustaches. The classes also assist in lighting techniques, learning exposure and composition, and how to photograph portraits.