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Online photography classes & Webinar

Photo Webinars are photography workshops broadcasted live from our New York School. Each student participates remotely with fully interactive communication through two way audio (and video - optional). Enrich your experience with imagery shared by class mates from around the world, from Street Photography, Journalism, Landscape to food photography and everything in between. Workshops include full hands on participation, in class photo shoots, weekly assignment presentation, and If your course includes an exhibition your photos will be posted on your behalf at our school showcase and online (optional). Live webinars and online photography classes are an excellent choice.
What you'll need: a gmail account.

Key features:

  • Hands on and interactive workshops. The best and key aspect of our webinars is that attendees will participate just as if in a regular class.
  • You will get merits. Unlike with other webinars and online photo classes, we'll provide you with a certificate of completion for each online course that you complete, backed by our 12+ years Photography School in NYC.
  • Every buck for your Money! Our trained instructors focus every minute of each class on you, your experience, your questions, and helping you to achieve your goals.
  • Money back guarantee: if for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with your course, get a full refund of your purchase. (request after 2nd class).

What you'll need:

A gmail account. If using a computer that's it. (you'll just click on the link that we send you). If using a cell phone, you'd need to install the Hangouts app. We'll email you full details on how to prior to the start of class.

About us:

At PhotoManhattan we've been offering excellent photography instruction, photo rentals and exhibit space in NYC, USA, since 2003. More.. If you are ever in New York, come meet us, participate on our exhibits, use our rental (office/photo etc). Our school is your base.

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How to:
Courses that are available as webinars will have an "Attendance" option as highlighted in red below:

* After registration you'll be sent an "Attendee link" together with your course registration. Follow the instructions and be ready at the time of class start: Have your camera ready and be prepared to do in class photo shooting exercises

* Submit your assignment photos and / or exhibit photos by email 3 hours before each class to: apr@photomanhattan.com.
View system requirements.

DP19-1A - Camera Basics - 1 hour

Are you getting confused with so many camera settings? This class will guide you through them. Session will cover camera menus, image quality and size, resolution, file formats, white balance, ISO and all other fundamental settings.

No prior photography knowledge required. Point-and-shoot or SLR cameras. Bring your camera with fresh batteries!

View recommended bundle and same day classes here.

Full fee: $45.00
DP19-1B - Shooting Basics - 1 Hour

Learn to expose your photos correctly using automatic or manual mode. If your photos ever look too dark or too bright, or even slightly blurry, this class is good for you. Class content is applicable to DSLRs as well as point-and-shoot cameras.

Requirement: camera basics seminars, or equivalent experience — in other words, you should know the buttons, menu and basic settings of your camera.

View recommended bundle and same day classes here.

Full fee: $45.00
DP19-2A - Light and Exposure Tricks - 1 Hour

Go beyond the basics! Learn how to capture special light effects and get creative with sunsets, sunshine, backlit scenes, candle light, indoor light, or just about any lighting effects. Class is good for automatic or manual cameras.

Requirement: camera basics and shooting basics seminars, or equivalent experience

View recommended bundle and same day classes here.

Full fee: $45.00
DP19-2B - Shooting Workshop - 1 Hour

This is a hands-on photo shoot day, where students will carry on challenging exercises to experiment with the basics of camera, shooting, exposure, and lighting. Session will include Q&A, troubleshooting, and personalized guidance throughout the shoot. This session is highly recommended if you’re seeking to put your skills to test and clarify any questions prior to moving on to the next level. And it's a lot of fun!

Requirements: Manual or automatic cameras. Basics knowledge of the camera, settings, light, and exposure, in either manual or automatic mode.

View recommended bundle and same day classes here.

Full fee: $45.00
DP19-3AB - Motion Blur - 2 Hours

Learn what happens behind the scenes and why your photos look blurry at times. Avoid camera shake, low light blur, and add zooming and panning effects. Get your photos on spot as you want them. Expand your skills using motion purposefully: Capture waterfalls, paint with light, and much more.

Requirements: Any camera with manual or automatic mode.

View recommended bundle and same day classes here.

Full fee: $90.00
DP19-4AB - Framing and Image Design - 2 Hours

Improve your imagery with this 2-hour seminar! This class will cover common tricks and tips for getting street shots, lighting control techniques, focus, background, perspective, and many more practical skills that will instantly become handy for your next travel, candid, or city shots.

Requirements: Basic knowledge of your camera's function is recommended (in manual or automatic mode). Any digital or film camera, SLR or point-and-shoot.

View recommended bundle and same day classes here.

Full fee: $90.00
Product Photography I (1-Session): Nov 01, Wednesday 12:00 PM-5:30 PM. Intensive!

Instructor: C.N. (tbc). View Bio.

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Full fee: $340.00
Other options:

  • Get a Gift card to use towards any future course openings and save $40. Gift cards never expire! Buy a gift card now.



Below are the system requirements for a Google+ Hangout:

Supported Browsers:

Supported Operating systems:

Google+ Hangouts supports the current version and 2 prior major release versions of the operating systems listed below on a rolling basis. The operating systems we support are:

  • Mac OS X
  • Windows
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
  • Chrome
  • Ubuntu and other Debian based Linux distributions

Processor Minimum Requirements:

Any 2 Ghz dual core processor or greater.

Bandwidth Recomendations:

  • For 1:1 connections we suggest a 1 mbps/1 mbps (up/down)
  • For group video connectivity we suggest 1 mbps/2 mbps (up/down)

The bandwidth used by Hangouts is adaptive and will vary to provide the best experience for the given conditions of the participants' network. Here is a guide for the minimum and maximum bandwidth requirements and expectations:

Minimum bandwidth required:

  • Outbound from the participant: 256 kbps
  • Inbound to the participant: 512 kbps

Ideal bandwidth for the best experience:

  • Outbound from the participant: 1 mbps
  • Inbound to the participant: 2.5 mbps

With group Hangouts of more than 2 people you can expect bandwidth usage in ideal situations to be:

  • Outbound from the participant in all situations: 900kbps
  • Inbound to the participant with 5 participants: 2mbps
  • Inbound to the participant with 10 participants: 3mbps

Other online and remote learning options:
1- Free Online photography tutorials: Get started right away with free photography tutorials that will guide you through the tricks & tips on photographing products for sale immediately. Find tutorials. 2- Remote assistance: Schedule a 30min remote session with one of our pros to assist you with your Photography. New! Request date, time, topic.
3- Private Tutoring: Book a tutor to your location within Manhattan, NYC. Schedule any time within 48 hours, customize topics to your specific needs, whether it's photography tips, ideas, just troubleshooting, or more technical training. View availability.