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Taking photography classes in New York should not break your wallet.

We aim to provide a platform of support for our ongoing, past and future students who wish to continue doing Photography while minimizing the costs associated with it.

In these section you can review PhotoManhattan's activities, events and discounts made specially for you. Please check regularly to find new additions.


  • Photo Equipment - ID card

    Enjoy great discounts and exclusive deals, from 10% to 25% on items, printing, photography cameras and other equipment, when you use your PhotoManhattan ID card. Cards are issued to all students who take photo courses.

  • Photo -Meetups

    Students registered to qualifying courses get free weekly meetup space & studio use. PhotoManhattan will set up a room fully equipment with 4 strobes and all accessories where you can practice photo shoots or simply share your work and knowledge with your fellow class mates.
  • Photography Tips

    This is where you can find articles and helpful information to assist you through your course materials and to provide supplementary information on photography techniques.
  • Classifieds

    Here you will find listings on jobs, internships, equipment, and more!
  • Work-Study

    You want to learn photography and don't want to break your wallet? Join our work study programs & enjoy up to 10 months worth of free photography courses! Just pick the courses that you are interested in and fill in the work study application form.
  • Juried Photo Contest

    Our juried shows provide an excellent opportunity to continue to create and showcase your work after completion of courses. In each session, there will be 3 level prizes granted to the best series of images. PhotoManhattan's instructors will review and rate the showcased photographs and winners will be announced on the day of the exhibit.

Digital Photography Classes NYC Introduction to Photography

This photography course covers the foundations of image making. Course includes exposure control, depth of field & motion blur, framing & shooting strangers, built in flash, and the basics of ditgital post processing.

Digital Photography classes NYC Master your Exposure & Imagery with Manual Mode

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!

Creative Photography classes NYC Visuals & Composition

You know the "rules" of photography, now we break them. Experiment and expand your creativity to develop your own style. This course will explore advanced lighting, color filters, pattern, texture, image design, history of photography and more.

Landscape Photography Class PhotoManhattan Travel, Landscape & Street Photography

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.

Portrait class NYC | PhotoManhattan Portrait & Headshots for Beginners

Welcome to Portraiture!. This workshop is a full guide to the fundamentals of portraiture. You'll learn: Posing, capturing the moments, Gestures, Body language, backgrounds, shooting angles, and directing and interacting with your subjects.