Photography Classes NYC | Online Photo classes | In Person Workshops. Digital photo courses, outdoor workshops, private lessons, and photo rentals in New York City since 2003.

Whether you want to learn how to use your camera in full manual mode, take an outdoor photography tour in the streets of New York, or master studio and lighting techniques, PhotoManhattan photography school is the place for you. Take your classes at PhotoManhattan or online via Virtual Classrooms.

We provide solid training in digital and film photography. Free seminars, evening and weekend classes, street photo workshops, private lessons and online photography classes, as well as darkroom and photo studio rentals.

Teaching thousands of New York photographers since 2003. Excellent instructors, proven curricula, hands-on training and a friendly atmosphere. 

Seminar Digital Camera Settings - May 04, Saturday 12:15 PM-3:00 PM, In-person:  Outdoors. Seminar Digital Camera Settings - May 04, Saturday 12:15 PM-3:00 PM, In-person: Outdoors.

Whether you use a DSLR, point and shoot, Mirrorless, or smartphone camera, learn the tons of tricks that you may be missing out on. Join us and unleash your camera's potential!

Photo Lighting classes NYC Studio & Lighting - May 09-May 23, Thursdays 6:15 PM-9:00 PM. In-person. Intensive!

Learn controled lighting to achieve precise results. Experiment and understand the techniques for creative imagery in portraiture and still life and product photography. Professional lighting equipment will be provided each class of this tutorial.

Starts at: $495.00. In Person.
Digital Photography classes NYC Master your Exposure & Imagery with Manual Mode - Apr 23-May 21, Tuesdays 6:00PM-7:45PM. Online

Did you know? Now iPhones and latest smartphones have Manual Mode! Find out all that can be done with Manual Mode beyond Bokeh background blur. No need to be afraid of the “M” on your camera anymore! With "M" mode you are able to unleash the full potential of your camera's technical ability and do amazing effects!

Starts at: $325.00. (Online).
In Person: $375.00.
Film Photography classes NYC Film Photography - May 03-May 10, Fridays 5:15 PM-7:45 PM, In-person: Outdoors.

Bring your film camera and learn all about it, from loading film, to the camera settings, to film development guides.

Starts at: $350.00. (Online).
In Person: $375.00.
Interiors & Real Estate Photoggraphy - Mobile - May 07-May 14, Tuesdays 2:15 PM-3:30 PM. Online. Interiors & Real Estate Photoggraphy - Mobile - May 07-May 14, Tuesdays 2:15 PM-3:30 PM. Online.

We have compiled this excellent crash course that will provide you with out of the box tricks and techniques to guide you down the road to real estate photography success.

Starts at: $155.00. (Online).
In Person: $255.00.
Landscape Photography Class PhotoManhattan Travel, Landscape & Street Photography - May 04-May 18, Saturdays 3:15 PM-5:45 PM, In-person: Outdoors.

Shoot on the ground in New York City in a course built on intensive hands-on photo field trips. From street photography to documentary, photojournalism and Travel Photography. Sessions will consist of realtime, outdoor shooting.

Starts at: $375.00. (Online).
In Person: $375.00.
One-on-One classes. In-person, outdoors or Online One-on-One classes. In-person, outdoors or Online

One on One or group classes tailored to your needs and schedule. In-person, online and outdoors. Pick any topics, start this week with easy automatic online booking. Starts at $140.

Full fee: $1.00

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Updates COVID-19 : Most all classes are offered now online until COVID-19 is no longer a concern. Other courses are in person with safety guidelines in place.

Recommended Courses

* Creative Photography: This course will explore advanced lighting, color filters, pattern, texture, image design, history of photography and more.
* Portrait: Learn the basics of posing, composition and lighting, as well as creative portrait, and the art of Self portrait.
* Beginner Photography: Get a solid review of the fundamentals of photography, including camera and exposure settings, framing, motion blur, focus control, night photography, Video and much more.

Reviews and Testimonials

"Wonderful Experience!". Reviewer: Katie Wilson from Fords, NJ United States. February 23, 2014.
"I have wanted to take a photography course for a number of years but it was difficult finding the right program without paying an exorbitant cost. I could not be happier that I registered at Photo Manhattan as it was a quality program and I can now navigate my camera. Our teacher, Bradford, is a wonderfully patient instructor and a great source for questions about photography and settings. In addition, he teaches with an enthusiastic positive attitude; it is clear this is not just his "job". I am sad that it is over this weekend! I have recommended the school to friends and look forward to my next course."

"Great class with lots of camera time". Reviewer: Jason from New York, NY United States. October 3, 2013.
"Excellent primer on technical aspects of photography coupled with plenty of field exercises. Talented and knowledgeable instructor provided constructive feedback and helped us through some of the more awkward situations one encounters. Would love to see a Street Photography II offered."

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