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Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets
Mar
6
to Mar 27

Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets

  • Montgomery College - Rockville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets

This class will help you express your artistic vision through mobile photography using your phone or tablet. Start with the basics of learning to use a mobile phone camera, review the settings for optimal image capture, and explore pro tips and techniques of exposure, composition, and focus to produce the best results. In addition, you will assess a select group of apps for image capture, processing, and display. You will also practice ways of transferring images from your mobile device to a computer for sharing and long term archiving. This class is designed for users of iOS and Android mobile devices. Some apps demonstrated may need to be purchased. Purchase of these apps are approximately $20.

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Intro to Smartphone Photography
Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

Intro to Smartphone Photography

  • Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Intro to Smartphone Photography

Join me at the Silver Spring Camera Club for an introduction to smartphone photography!

Why all the excitement and move towards smartphone photography? That's the question we'll attempt to answer. Learn about motivations and rewards of taking pictures with a mobile phone, favorite camera and editing apps and ways to get better with your mobile photography.

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Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art
Apr
6
11:30 AM11:30

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Capital Photography Center Workshop - SOLD OUT!

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me at the National Gallery of Art and tap into your creative side through mobile photography.

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Exploring Street Photography
Apr
14
2:30 PM14:30

Exploring Street Photography

Capital Photography Center Workshop - SOLD OUT!

Exploring Street Photography

Street photography is very popular now more than ever because photographers have access to high quality cameras in mobile phones and smaller high resolution digital cameras.  A camera’s ease of access and proliferation raises the issues of ethics and privacy in public places and the difference between a snapshot and a street photograph.

This hands-on class will explore the unique aspects of the street photography genre.  I will be your guide as you create compelling photographs that go beyond the ordinary snapshot.  

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Photographic Composition – Essential Techniques
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

Photographic Composition – Essential Techniques

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Photographic Composition – Essential Techniques

The composition of a photograph is the single most important element a photographer uses to convey an artistic statement.  What’s included, excluded and the arrangement of elements within the frame is all part of composition. 

This class will teach you techniques to improve the composition of your photos with hands-on shooting experience coupled with feedback.

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Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum in DC
May
11
11:15 AM11:15

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum in DC

  • National Museum of the American Indian (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum DC

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC and tap into your creative side through smartphone photography.

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Foundations of Digital Photography
May
20
to Jun 24

Foundations of Digital Photography

  • Montgomery College - Rockville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Foundations of Digital Photography

Digital cameras automatically take great pictures; however, taking the camera off auto mode opens up an entire world of photography where you can control how the final picture looks. In this course, you will explore the settings found on a modern digital camera. You will discuss the different exposure, metering, autofocus, and white balance modes of a digital camera. You will also practice the basic methods of saving and storing your digital images. This course is for beginners in digital photography or those who acquired a camera with manual controls.

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Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets
Jun
5
to Jun 26

Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets

  • Montgomery College - Rockville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets

This class will help you express your artistic vision through mobile photography using your phone or tablet. Start with the basics of learning to use a mobile phone camera, review the settings for optimal image capture, and explore pro tips and techniques of exposure, composition, and focus to produce the best results. In addition, you will assess a select group of apps for image capture, processing, and display. You will also practice ways of transferring images from your mobile device to a computer for sharing and long term archiving. This class is designed for users of iOS and Android mobile devices. Some apps demonstrated may need to be purchased. Purchase of these apps are approximately $20.

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Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art
Jun
9
11:30 AM11:30

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me at the National Gallery of Art and tap into your creative side through mobile photography.

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Exploring Street Photography
Jun
15
2:30 PM14:30

Exploring Street Photography

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Exploring Street Photography

Street photography is very popular now more than ever because photographers have access to high quality cameras in mobile phones and smaller high resolution digital cameras.  A camera’s ease of access and proliferation raises the issues of ethics and privacy in public places and the difference between a snapshot and a street photograph.

This hands-on class will explore the unique aspects of the street photography genre.  I will be your guide as you create compelling photographs that go beyond the ordinary snapshot.  

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Exploring Street Photography - NECCC Photography Conference
Jul
12
to Jul 14

Exploring Street Photography - NECCC Photography Conference

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

New England Camera Club Council Photography Conference

Exploring Street Photography

This class will explore the unique aspects of the street photography genre. Michael will be your guide as you learn about street photography through compelling photographs that go beyond the ordinary snapshot.

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Mobile Phone Editing for Creative Expression - NECCC Photography Conference
Jul
12
to Jul 14

Mobile Phone Editing for Creative Expression - NECCC Photography Conference

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

New England Camera Club Council Photography Conference

Mobile Phone Editing for Creative Expression

Learn how to create a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision using editing apps. You’ll learn that apps are simple and fun to use while also rivaling the power of commonly known desk top editing software. Michael will go over several of the most exciting apps for image processing, so you can achieve your artistic vision.

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Fun with Mobile Phone Photography - NECCC Photography Conference
Jul
12
to Jul 14

Fun with Mobile Phone Photography - NECCC Photography Conference

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

New England Camera Club Council Photography Conference

Fun with Mobile Phone Photography

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join Michael Koren in this class and tap into your creative side through mobile phone photography.

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Intro to Smartphone Photography
Mar
11
7:00 PM19:00

Intro to Smartphone Photography

Intro to Smartphone Photography

Join me at the Gaithersburg Camera Club for an introduction to smartphone photography!

Why all the excitement and move towards smartphone photography? That's the question we'll attempt to answer. Learn about motivations and rewards of taking pictures with a mobile phone, favorite camera and editing apps and ways to get better with your mobile photography.

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Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art
Mar
9
11:30 AM11:30

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Capital Photography Center Workshop - SOLD OUT!

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me at the National Gallery of Art and tap into your creative side through mobile photography.

View Event →
Photographic Composition – Essential Techniques
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Photographic Composition – Essential Techniques

Capital Photography Center Workshop - SOLD OUT!

Photographic Composition – Essential Techniques

The composition of a photograph is the single most important element a photographer uses to convey an artistic statement.  What’s included, excluded and the arrangement of elements within the frame is all part of composition. 

This class will teach you techniques to improve the composition of your photos with hands-on shooting experience coupled with feedback.

View Event →
Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum in DC
Jan
12
11:15 AM11:15

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum in DC

  • National Museum of the American Indian (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum DC

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC and tap into your creative side through smartphone photography.

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Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion
Jan
8
7:10 PM19:10

Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion

Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion

Register to attend HERE

There are bazillions of "How to..." books about photography in the world. There are fewer books with photography as a main theme or plot point but no less important a source towards our growth as photographers.

The book this time will be Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth.

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Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at Union Station
Dec
16
11:30 AM11:30

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at Union Station

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at Union Station

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me with your smartphone and capture the beauty of historic Union Station and its surroundings all decked out in colorful holiday decorations.

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Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art
Nov
17
11:30 AM11:30

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me at the National Gallery of Art and tap into your creative side through mobile photography.

View Event →
Intro to Smartphone Photography
Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

Intro to Smartphone Photography

  • Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire & Rescue Dept. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Intro to Smartphone Photography

Join me at the Northern Virginia Photographic Society for an introduction to smartphone photography!

Why all the excitement and move towards smartphone photography? That's the question we'll attempt to answer. Learn about motivations and rewards of taking pictures with a mobile phone, favorite camera and editing apps and ways to get better with your mobile photography.

View Event →
Intro to Smartphone Photography
Nov
1
8:00 PM20:00

Intro to Smartphone Photography

  • Rockville Art League at Glenview Mansion (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Intro to Smartphone Photography

Join me at the Rockville Art League for an introduction to smartphone photography!

Why all the excitement and move towards smartphone photography? That's the question we'll attempt to answer. Learn about motivations and rewards of taking pictures with a mobile phone, favorite camera and editing apps and ways to get better with your mobile photography.

View Event →
Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets
Oct
31
to Nov 28

Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets

  • Montgomery College - Rockville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets

This class will help you express your artistic vision through mobile photography using your phone or tablet. Start with the basics of learning to use a mobile phone camera, review the settings for optimal image capture, and explore pro tips and techniques of exposure, composition, and focus to produce the best results. In addition, you will assess a select group of apps for image capture, processing, and display. You will also practice ways of transferring images from your mobile device to a computer for sharing and long term archiving. This class is designed for users of iOS and Android mobile devices. Some apps demonstrated may need to be purchased. Purchase of these apps are approximately $20.

View Event →
Exploring Street Photography
Oct
14
2:30 PM14:30

Exploring Street Photography

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Exploring Street Photography

Street photography is very popular now more than ever because photographers have access to high quality cameras in mobile phones and smaller high resolution digital cameras.  A camera’s ease of access and proliferation raises the issues of ethics and privacy in public places and the difference between a snapshot and a street photograph.

This hands-on class will explore the unique aspects of the street photography genre.  I will be your guide as you create compelling photographs that go beyond the ordinary snapshot.  

View Event →
Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum in DC
Sep
22
11:15 AM11:15

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum in DC

  • National Museum of the American Indian (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum DC

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC and tap into your creative side through smartphone photography.

View Event →
Exploring Street Photography
Aug
19
3:00 PM15:00

Exploring Street Photography

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Exploring Street Photography

Street photography is very popular now more than ever because photographers have access to high quality cameras in mobile phones and smaller high resolution digital cameras.  A camera’s ease of access and proliferation raises the issues of ethics and privacy in public places and the difference between a snapshot and a street photograph.

This hands-on class will explore the unique aspects of the street photography genre.  I will be your guide as you create compelling photographs that go beyond the ordinary snapshot.  

View Event →
Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion
Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion

  • Silver Spring United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion

Register to attend HERE

There are bazillions of "How to..." books about photography in the world. There are fewer books with photography as a main theme or plot point but no less important a source towards our growth as photographers.

The book to read is Reflex by Dick Francis

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Meetup: High Wheel Bike Race
Aug
11
2:00 PM14:00

Meetup: High Wheel Bike Race

Meetup: High Wheel Bike Race

Register to attend HERE

Not an ordinary bike race but a high wheel bicycle race of what were know as penny farthing bikes. See what your great great great grandparents might have seen back in the ol’ timey days of 1880 Great Britain. Today the only American high wheel race of its kind takes place on the historic streets of Frederick MD.

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Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion
Jul
5
7:00 PM19:00

Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion

  • Silver Spring United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion

Register to attend HERE

There are bazillions of "How to..." books about photography in the world. There are fewer books with photography as a main theme or plot point but no less important a source towards our growth as photographers.

We will meet to discuss a book that involves photography as a key element of the story. Future books may be fiction, non-fiction, biography, autobiography, history or even poetry. Suggestions are welcome.

The book this time will be Pandora's Camera by Joan Fontcuberta

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Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum in DC
Jun
16
11:15 AM11:15

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum in DC

  • National Museum of the American Indian (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the American Indian Museum DC

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC and tap into your creative side through smartphone photography.

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Action & Sports Photography
Jun
9
10:00 AM10:00

Action & Sports Photography

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Action & Sports Photography

Action photography is capturing images of life at the peak of excitement.  Whether the action is youth sports or other activities in everyday life, similar photographic skills and techniques are required to capture the action.

Join me and learn how to capture the peak of excitement and emotions while taking pictures during a youth soccer game. Similar to pro athletes, youth sports participants put forth the same effort, and experience the same emotions on the field of play. The skills you’ll learn to shoot compelling action photographs can be used on vacation, during family events, holidays or just about any picture taking opportunity where you want to capture action and excitement.

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Advanced Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones and Tablets
Jun
4
to Jun 25

Advanced Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones and Tablets

  • Montgomery College - Rockville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Advanced Artistic Expression through Photography: Phones & Tablets

This class is a deep dive towards expressing your artistic vision through mobile photography.  Using the camera that’s always with you, you’ll go beyond taking the simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision.

This class is designed for those that have a strong working knowledge of their mobile devices camera.

Users of iOS and Android mobile devices are welcome.  Some apps demonstrated may need to be purchased. Purchase of these apps should be about $20

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Garden Photography
May
9
to May 30

Garden Photography

  • Montgomery College - Rockville (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Garden Photography

Gardens are planted for many different reasons. It could be a place where plants such as flowers, herbs, fruits and vegetables are cultivated for food or a garden can be a natural place of respite in a busy urban environment.

You will learn in this class that no matter a gardens purpose it can offer a bountiful harvest of inspiration and artistic expression through photography.

You will learn techniques for capturing all elements of a garden, the right camera gear to use and how to use it, and some of the many different things you can produce from your garden pictures

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Exploring Street Photography
May
6
3:00 PM15:00

Exploring Street Photography

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Exploring Street Photography

Street photography is very popular now more than ever because photographers have access to high quality cameras in mobile phones and smaller high resolution digital cameras.  A camera’s ease of access and proliferation raises the issues of ethics and privacy in public places and the difference between a snapshot and a street photograph.

This hands-on class will explore the unique aspects of the street photography genre.  I will be your guide as you create compelling photographs that go beyond the ordinary snapshot.  

View Event →
Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art
May
5
11:30 AM11:30

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Capital Photography Center Workshop

Smartphone Photography - Getting Started at the National Gallery of Art

Learn to use the camera that’s always with you and go beyond taking a simple snapshot to creating a photograph that’s an artistic expression unique to your vision. Join me at the National Gallery of Art and tap into your creative side through mobile photography.

View Event →
Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion

Meetup: Photography Themed Book Discussion

Register to attend HERE

There are bazillions of "How to..." books about photography in the world. There are fewer books with photography as a main theme or plot point but no less important a source towards our growth as photographers.

We will meet to discuss a book that involves photography as a key element of the story. Future books may be fiction, non-fiction, biography, autobiography, history or even poetry. Suggestions are welcome.

The book this time will be The Painter of Battles by Arturo Perez-Reverte

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