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1930 Route 88

Bricktown, NJ 08724 

(732)840-1333

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The Little World, A Macro Photography Workshop

 

Amazing Portraits: A Location Photography Workshop

 

Canon Printer Demo Day

 

Canon Discovery Day Beginner

Canon Discovery Day Intermediate

Digital Photography 101

20 Minute Basics

40 Minute Basics +

 

Photo 102

 

Sports Photography

 

Flash Photography

 

Photoshop for Beginners

Live On-Location Portrait Event

 

Basic Studio Lighting

Cape May Birding Day With Canon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photography Classes and Camera Courses

 

 

Amazing Portraits: A Location Photography Workshop with David Guy Maynard- May 3, 2014

 

In this hands-on location lighting workshop you are going to learn how to pose, light and shoot your subject to create beautiful portraits. David Guy Maynard is an internationally published photographer and his workshops are an absolute blast! With the help of live models, David will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Use of Speedlights on- and off-camera
  • Flash modification using simple, lightweight tools
  • How to pose and create a rapport with your subject
  • Color balancing techniques
  • Lens choice and usage
  • Meaningful time and space saving ideas

After his presentation you will break into groups, and with David's guidance and the help of the models, you will experiment with the light set-ups, light modifiers and portrait techniques just learned. If the weather permits, the hands on segment will be outside on location near the studio. Boost your creativity, add some new skills to your bag of tricks, and have a great time!

 

Bring your camera and flash!

 

Dates:

May 3, 2014

 

Cost:

$100

 

Time: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

 

Location:

Salt Studios

658 Cookman Ave.

Asbury Park, NJ 07712

 

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The Little World, A Macro Photography Workshop with David Guy Maynard- May 2, 2014

Capturing the detail of very small subjects requires careful attention to photographic technique. To produce stand out images you need to know how to light, focus, and compose your image. Join David Guy Maynard as he guides you through the lessons and techniques he has learned over the years as a macro photographer.

 

Topics covered include:

  • Lens choice and usage
  • Depth-of-FieldLighting your subject
  • How to use flash effectively
  • Tips for better Composition
  • Long Exposure Techniques

Dates:

May 2, 2014

 

Cost:

$50

 

Time: 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

 

Location:

658 Cookman Ave.

Asbury Park, NJ 07712

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Basics of Lighting Class

May 20th, 2014

 

Great for beginners and photographers who want to learn about lighting with flash and studio equipment.

 

You will learn techniques to shape and control the quality of light.

 

 

Dates:

May 20th, 2014

 

Cost:

$29.95

 

Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

 

Location:

Salt Studios

658 Cookman Ave.

Asbury Park, NJ 07712

 

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Canon Printer Demo Day

Date: TBA

 

Cost: FREE

 

Time: TBA

 

Location: The Photo Center 

 

Canon Discovery Day - March 29th 2014

 

BEGINNER: Enter the world of the digital SLR and learn about your camera, and how to make great pictures with it. We'll take you out of "automatic", but we won't overload you with too much detail. You'll see many examples of great photography, and learn techniques to use exposure, composition, flash, and a variety of lenses to get the same types of results. Our Basic Discovery Day class is a three-hour investment in your EOS digital SLR that will pay dividends over and over as you grow with your camera system.

 

During this course you will:

Become familiar with the operation and features of your EOS camera, and discover how and when to control them for dramatic results.

Learn to expand your creative options, using different camera features and photographic techniques to evolve your pictures from snapshots to photographs.

See actual examples of how Canon lenses and Speedlite

flashes can be used to add impact to your pictures.

 

 

Dates:TBA

 

Time: TBA

  

 

INTERMEDIATE: If you're a more experienced SLR user, this three-hour session is your ticket to learning about the more sophisticated features of your EOS camera. We'll take you to the next step in crafting great photographs, with details about the advanced controls in your camera and how to use them in real-life situations. Many examples of great images bring the camera's features to life in this event. We'll demystify your camera's histogram, give details about lighting and exposure control, and show the power that the right lenses and EOS Speedlites can bring to your photography.

 

Dates:

March 29th 2014

 

Time:

1:30pm-4:30pm

 

Cost:

$39.99 Single Class

$75.00 Double Class

 

Location:

THE HILTON GARDEN INN

1885 ROUTE 70

LAKEWOOD, NJ 08701

 

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Digital Photography 101

The two night class will consist of two, one and a half hour session, which is designed for everyone that owns a digital single lens reflex camera. This class is for beginners to inet ttermediate students and will cover exposure, shutter speeds,  aperture, iso, lighting, composition, depth of field, and overall camera instruction. Cost for this class is $75.00. Classes will fill up fast, so call to reserve your spot today. Class starts at 6:15.

Dates:

Monday April 21st and April 28th

Time: 6:15PM

Cost: $75.00

Location: The Photo Center

 

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20 Minute Basics

Basic information to get you started with your camera.

1. Learn the buttons and controls on your camera.

2. Tips on how to get better pictures.

3. One-on-one session so the focus is on you.

4. We will demonstrate saving, printing, and uploading your photos.

5. Call now to make your appointment – 732-840-1333.

 

Cost: Only $29.99/person

40 Minute Basics +

More information to get you more familiar your camera. The 40 Minute Basics + is a private lesson that is more in depth for users who want to get more serious with photography.

1. Answer any questions you may have about your photos or camera.

2. Tips on how to get better pictures.

3. One-on-one session so the focus is on you.

4. We will demonstrate saving, printing, and uploading your photos.

5. Call now to make your appointment – 732-840-1333.

 

Cost: Only $49.99/person! 
 

 

 

Photo 102

Review the DSLR basics of Shutter Speed, Aperture & Iso. Then take it to the next level with intermediate to advanced shooting techniques.

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Cost: $75.00

Location: The Photo Center

  

 

 

 

Sports Photography

It does not matter if you just got your camera or have been shooting for years. This class will ready and able you to capture any and all of your favorite amateur sports moments. Lessons on metering, focus and gear are crucial for being able to capture that split second moment, which will make you an MVP: Most Valuable Photographer.

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Cost: $75.00

Location: The Photo Center

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Flash Photography

Adding flash to your photography can be the difference of a picture and a work of art. You will lean basic fundamentals about flash and its exposure as well as beginner techniques of both on and off camera flash. If you just got your camera, or shooting digital for years, This class will help you get your footing when it comes to the tricky world of flash photography.

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Cost: $75.00

Location: The Photo Center

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Photoshop for Beginners

This introductory Photoshop class will get you familiarized with Photoshops layout, go over basic photo corrections, and will go over basic layers & selections. 

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: The Photo Center

Cost: $75.00

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Live On-Location Portrait Event with Bob Harrington sponsored by ExpoImaging

Join us for this informative, interactive workshop with pro photographer Bob Harrington. Bob will be demonstrating how to utilize speedlight flashes with wireless triggers. He will also teach how many of the wireless flash systems operate, as well as a demonstration of a couple different shootingtechniques. You will have a chance to see all the cameras and lenses we sell here in the shop in a live photo shoot and then take turns trying out the equipment yourself. You will learn which lenses should be used in portrait settings and how to get fantastic portrait shots. Models will be present to pose for portraits and create a professional studio shooting experience. This is also a great event for those of you who are experienced in shooting both in-studio and on-location portraits.

 

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: The Photo Center

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Basic Studio Lighting

Join us for a special Basic Studio Lighting interactive workshop. We will be demonstrating how and when to use studio strobe systems. You will gain the understanding of what goes into setting up a studio portrait, as well as metering and adjusting the artificial light. Everyone will take turns trying out the equipment to get a hands-on feel for how studio lighting works. You will learn basic lighting setups, as well as tips and tricks to make great photographs.

 

Date: Upcoming Dates TBA

Time: TBA

Cost: TBA

 

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Cape May Birding Day With Canon

We are excited to announce that we are teaming up with Canon to bring you yet another fantastic excursion! Join us for a day of exporation along the New Jersey Coast! We are heading to Cape May during the best time of the year - bird migration. Canon reps and instructors will be on hand to answer all of your questions. Additionally, you will be able to try out the highest quality telephoto lenses Canon has to offer! Don't miss out on the adventure, sign up today! Transportation and lunch will be provided. We will meet at the Photo Center at 11:45 AM. The bus leaves at noon and will return approximately 8:00 PM.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Photo Center

1930 Route 88

Bricktown, NJ, 08724

 

Tel: (732) 840-1333

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WHY BUY FROM US

 

Welcome to The Photo Center Discount Camera Shop. The Photo Center Has been family owned and operated since 1977. Through the years, as the photo industry grew, so did we. Our 3500 square foot store allows us the opportunity to provide the largest selection of new and used photographic equipment and supplies in central and southern New Jersey. We think you will be pleased, as you explore our site and see what The Photo Center has to offer. More info

 

 

 

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