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Digital Photography I – Mastering the Fundamentals.

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Get a solid grounding on the fundamentals of the world of photography. This beginner photography course covers well beyond the basics of your digital camera and exposure — it helps you create a solid foundation to start your photography journey. Classes will consist of different topics each week, including motion blur, composition and framing, focus control, built-in flash and the basics of digital post-processing. This is also an ideal course to learn the best tricks for night photography. Students will be given weekly assignments and photo critiques, as well as in-class photo shoots which will further strengthen the techniques learned during each class. Should the weather permits, some sessions will consist of shooting workshops around Union Square, NYC, where students will practice shooting in real life scenarios. Students will also develop a series of photographs of their own choice of topic throughout the course that will be showcased in a group photo exhibit (optional). View samples of our Digital Photography I students' work here.

Available versions:

  • Standard:
    • 9 sessions: 2-hour classes, includes an exhibit.
    • 8 sessions: 2-hour classes, optional exhibit.
  • Intensive:
    • 5 sessions: 3-hour classes, optional exhibit.
    • 4 sessions: 4-hour classes, optional exhibit.

All versions cover the same material. Limited to 15 students.

Requirements: Any digital camera, with or without manual mode (DSLRs or Point and Shoots). For the first class, please try to bring your manual for reference.

Course Structure Suggestion: This course covers all of the basics and we therefore highly recommend that it is taken before any other course at PhotoManhattan (including Portraiture and Street Photography).

Notes: film cameras are accepted in this course. Please note that while most content of this course is applicable to both digital and film photography, there will be terms to learn that apply specifically to digital photography. Should the assigned instructor become suddenly unavailable, we’ll allocate a substitute.


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1 Free Make up class per course. And, <br>Free 24-hour cancellation. 1 Free Make up class per course. And,
Free 24-hour cancellation.

Each course comes with 1 Free make up class - schedule your makeup class hassle-free anytime. And free 24-hour cancellation.

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Digital Photography I (4 Sessions): Feb 20-Mar 13, Tuesdays 6:15 PM-10:15 PM. Digital Photography I (4 Sessions): Feb 20-Mar 13, Tuesdays 6:15 PM-10:15 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): 02/20-03/13.
02/20 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
February special. $345.00

Savings: $45.00

FULL/CLOSED ("Add to cart" for waitlist)
Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Feb 21-Mar 21, Wednesdays 12:15 PM-3:15 PM. Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Feb 21-Mar 21, Wednesdays 12:15 PM-3:15 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): 02/21-03/21.
02/21 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
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Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Feb 24-Mar 24, Saturdays 12:15 PM-3:15 PM. Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Feb 24-Mar 24, Saturdays 12:15 PM-3:15 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): 02/24-03/24.
02/24 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
open.
Digital Photography I (9 Sessions): Mar 06-Apr 24, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. (Exhibit day TBA). Digital Photography I (9 Sessions): Mar 06-Apr 24, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. (Exhibit day TBA).

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (9 Sessions): 03/06-04/24. (Exhibit day TBA).
03/06 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $400.00
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Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): Mar 17-Apr 14, Saturdays 10:45 AM-1:45 PM. Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): Mar 17-Apr 14, Saturdays 10:45 AM-1:45 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): 03/17-04/14.
03/17 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
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Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Mar 22-Apr 19, Thursdays 6:30 PM-9:30 PM. Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Mar 22-Apr 19, Thursdays 6:30 PM-9:30 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): 03/22-04/19.
03/22 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
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Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Apr 02-Apr 30, Mondays 6:00 PM-9:00 PM. Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Apr 02-Apr 30, Mondays 6:00 PM-9:00 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): 04/02-04/30.
04/02 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
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Digital Photography I (9-Sessions): Apr 04-May 23, Wednesdays 7:15 PM-9:15 PM. (Exhibit day TBA). Digital Photography I (9-Sessions): Apr 04-May 23, Wednesdays 7:15 PM-9:15 PM. (Exhibit day TBA).

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (9-Sessions): 04/04-05/23. (Exhibit day TBA).
04/04 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $400.00
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Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): Apr 21-May 19, Saturdays 10:45 AM-1:45 PM. Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): Apr 21-May 19, Saturdays 10:45 AM-1:45 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): 04/21-05/19.
04/21 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
open.
Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Apr 24-May 22, Tuesdays 6:30 PM-9:30 PM. Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): Apr 24-May 22, Tuesdays 6:30 PM-9:30 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): 04/24-05/22.
04/24 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
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Digital Photography I (4 Sessions): Apr 30-May 04, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 1:30 PM-5:30 PM. Intensive! Digital Photography I (4 Sessions): Apr 30-May 04, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 1:30 PM-5:30 PM. Intensive!

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (4 Sessions): 04/30-05/04. Intensive
04/30 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
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Digital Photography I (9 Sessions): May 07-Jul 02, Mondays 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. No class on May 28. (Exhibit day TBA). Digital Photography I (9 Sessions): May 07-Jul 02, Mondays 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. No class on May 28. (Exhibit day TBA).

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (9 Sessions): 05/07-07/02. No class on May 28. (Exhibi
05/07 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $400.00
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Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): May 12-Jun 16, Saturdays 3:15 PM-6:15PM. No class on May 26. Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): May 12-Jun 16, Saturdays 3:15 PM-6:15PM. No class on May 26.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): 05/12-06/16.No class on May 26.
05/12 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
open.
Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): May 30-Jun 27, Wednesdays 12:15 PM-3:15 PM. Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): May 30-Jun 27, Wednesdays 12:15 PM-3:15 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5 Sessions): 05/30-06/27.
05/30 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
open.
Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): Jun 02-Jun 30, Saturdays 10:45 AM-1:45 PM. Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): Jun 02-Jun 30, Saturdays 10:45 AM-1:45 PM.

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (5-Sessions): 06/02-06/30.
06/02 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
open.
Digital Photography I (9 Sessions): Jun 05-Jul 31, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. No class on Jul 3. (Exhibit day TBA). Digital Photography I (9 Sessions): Jun 05-Jul 31, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. No class on Jul 3. (Exhibit day TBA).

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (9 Sessions): 06/05-07/31. No class on Jul 3. (Exhibit
06/05 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $400.00
open.
Digital Photography I (4 Sessions): Jun 19-Jun 22, Tuesday-Friday 12:30 PM-4:30 PM. Intensive! Digital Photography I (4 Sessions): Jun 19-Jun 22, Tuesday-Friday 12:30 PM-4:30 PM. Intensive!

Instructor: TBA


(Digital Photography I (4 Sessions): 06/19-06/22. Intensive!
06/19 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $390.00
open.
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