Start The New Year With Photography Classes!

  By Ryley Smith

 

With New Year’s comes New Year’s Resolutions. Start 2020 with amazing photography classes offered by your favourite camera shop, The Camera Store! From intro workshops to organizational seminars to adventure talks, we have many classes available for you to choose from. Here are our upcoming photography classes!

Intro to Photography Seminar: $49.95

This class is designed for those who are either new to photography and need to learn the basics, have a new camera and want to keep up with the technology, or those who just want a little refreshing! Focusing primarily on features and functions, this two-hour seminar is packed with all the needed knowledge to come out ready to shoot. It is taught by TCS staff Nicole Parker and Drew Crawford, so you know you’ll be getting reliable, up-to-date information on a variety of different camera brands and types. 

For more information or to purchase a ticket, please click on your preferred date below.

Dates available:

Thursday, January 16th, 2020 – 6:30-8:30 PM

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 – 6:30-8:30 PM

 

Mastering Lighting Basics with Peter Gold: $189.95

Studio set-up takes time to master, but you can master it in a day with TCS’s very own Peter Gold! With over 40 years of professional studio photography under his belt, Peter has designed the perfect class to teach you everything you need to know about lighting. From setting up your studio and model to applications for all kinds of photography styles, this full-day workshop will cover everything you need to know. This workshop is a mix of lecture, demonstration, hands-on practice and more, allowing everyone to learn. This workshop also includes a catered lunch. 

For more information or to purchase a ticket, please go to Mastering Lighting Basics with Peter Gold – Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020.

 

Photographers Workflow and Management Workshop: $139.95

Digital assets, or in other words, your photographs, are the reason you’re here right? Organizing and managing them is key to showing people your portfolio, keeping your images safe, and being able to easily access what you’re looking for, even years later. Join professional photographer Todd Korol for his half-day workshop on how to organize your digital files. From the first step of capturing photos, to the file step of exporting, Todd will go through everything organization, editing, backing up, protecting and more. You will leave this class inspired to organize your entire photographic collection and will thank yourself for doing so! Nothing says the start of a New Year than a nicely organized system! 

For more information or to purchase a ticket, please go to Photographers Workflow and Management Workshop – Saturday, Feb. 1st, 2020

 

Travel & Landscape Seminar: $45.95

Are you itching for another trip? Not quite sure where to go, or how to lug all your gear there? Perhaps you do but maybe want an extra couple of pointers? Join seasoned traveller and nationally accredited photographer David Wilder as he speaks his best adventures and his worst feats. With tips and tricks on everything from location scouting, to travel restrictions, to the little details that will take your trip from great to absolutely extraordinary! David’s stories will make you laugh, inspire you and have you perfectly prepared for anything the world will throw at you. This adventure talk is everything you need to start an amazing year. 

For more information or to purchase a ticket, please go to Travel & Landscape Seminar – Tuesday, Feb. 4th, 2020.

 

Lightroom 101 for Photography Seminar: $149.95 

Whether you’ve used Lightroom before, or are just starting, any program is a lot easier when you have someone who knows it inside and out! Calgary based photographer, and Lightroom pro, Tim Nguyen is exactly the person you need! Learn Lightroom from the ground up with this full-day class. Focused on the Library and Develop modules, Tim will walk you through key features such as organization and editing, while also showing you how to get the most out of your JPEG and RAW files. He will also show you how to perfectly organize and protect your images so you never have to worry again. This class is perfect for those who want to make the most of Lightroom and make 2020 the year of workflow knowledge and organization!

For more information or to purchase a ticket, please go to Lightroom 101 for Photography Seminar – Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2020

 

Night Photography Seminar: $45.95

Often our day of shooting ends with the evening light, but with the dark comes a whole new world of beauty! Embrace the darkness with night photographer Monika Deviat. See the stars, aurora and more as Monkia tells her story on how she got into night photography, what inspires her to keep chasing the darkness and how you can fall in love with the night sky. With tips on how to prepare for a night shoot, what gear to bring and how to stay safe, mixed in with stories of adventure, this evening seminar will surely be an exhilarating one. Push yourself to face the darkness and find a different kind of light this New Year!

For more information or to purchase a ticket, please go to Night Photography Seminar – Thursday, Feb. 13th, 2020

 

Featured in this blog:

Intro to Photography Seminar – Thursday, Jan. 16th, 2020

Intro to Photography Seminar – Wednesday, Jan. 22nd, 2020

Mastering Lighting Basics with Peter Gold – Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020

Photographers Workflow and Management Workshop – Saturday, Feb. 1st, 2020

Travel & Landscape Seminar – Tuesday, Feb. 4th, 2020

Lightroom 101 for Photography Seminar – Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2020

Night Photography Seminar – Thursday, Feb. 13th, 2020

Ryley Smith

Ryley Smith

Ryley graduated in 2018 from the U of C, with a bachelor in Sociology. With a strong love for writing, and having dabbled in photography, she wanted to take her curious mind and put it towards a more fun and creative future. In her spare time, Ryley finds herself camping, skiing, and fishing. She also loves craft beer and interesting food, ideally together.