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.
$49 for Three-Hour Photography Class ($149 Value)
Designed to give students intimate knowledge of their point-and-shoot and DSLR cameras, the three-hour course covers topics such as camera functions and techniques, ISO, white balance, and focus. Pupils will walk away with a better understanding of depth of field and how to work through the creative decision-making process when snapping shots. Classes run the first Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. to noon.
Flashes flicker from coast to coast in StacksPhoto's classes. Photographers of all experience levels learn fundamental lessons on evocative composition, balancing light and dark, and capturing memorable shots without photographing National Geographic covers. Other lessons include how to make the most of a camera’s manual mode, understanding basic optics, and how lens choice can affect an image. Besides in-person classes, StacksPhoto also offers a DVD filled with such tips.