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Virtual Classrooms
are 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, individual attention and FAQ's.

Also, If your course includes an exhibition your photos will be posted on your behalf at our school showcase and online (optional). Virtual workshops and online classes are an excellent choice as you can attend from anywhere any time without disruption.

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Key features:


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  • Instant gratification. Get your questions answered on the spot. No need to spend countless hours researching online.
  • 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.
  • You will get merits. We'll provide you with a certificate of completion for each online course that you complete, backed by our 17+ years Photography School in NYC.
  • Convenience. Choose to fully participate, share your shots with us, or simply sit back at home and listen it. The choice is yours.

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.

After registration you'll be sent an "Attendee link" and the detailed instructions on how to attend. You'll also have time to test prior to class. Have your camera ready and be prepared to do in class photo shooting exercises

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Digital Photography Classes NYC Introduction to Photography

This photography course covers the foundamentals of image making. Course includes basic lighting and exposure, night photography, motion blur, and much more. All cameras including Smartphones are welcome.

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

Take a journey into the world of Visuals, Learn the rules of framing and composition, and develop your own style. All cameras and iPhones are welcome!

Starts at: $325.00. (Online).
In Person: $375.00.

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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.

Creative Portrait, Lighting & Posing Creative Portrait, Lighting & Posing

This course will guide you through all that there is to see to unleash your imagination and create the most unique portraits. Made for everyone, using any types of cameras, with or without Manual Mode.

Starts at: $345.00. (Online).
In Person: $395.00.
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iPhoneography Weekly, The Fundamentals - Fridays. Online. iPhoneography Weekly, The Fundamentals - Fridays. Online.

Join us any day of the week for these amazing stand-alone iPhone classes. You have 12 options to choose from every week!

Film Photography classes NYC Film Photography

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

Starts at: $325.00. (Online).
In Person: $375.00.
Lightroom Photo classes NYC Lightroom

Learn how to fine-tune your pictures through post-processing using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Start your editing journey with topics including brightness and contrast, color balance, levels, curves, clone stamp, filters and more.

Starts at: $325.00. (Online).
In Person: $375.00.
Photoshop Class NYC | PhotoManhattan Photoshop

Learn how to fine-tune your pictures through post-processing. Topics include adjusting brightness and contrast, color balance, levels, curves, clone stamp, filters and more.

Mobile Food Styling Photography Mobile Food Styling Photography

This workshop is made for everyone, for foodies and fans, chefs and cooks alike. Learn how to make your food photos delicious but also as fresh and colorful!

Starts at: $165.00. (Online).
In Person: $255.00.
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DIY Photo Studio | Mobile Product Photography. DIY Photo Studio | Mobile Product Photography.

This crash course is designed for individuals looking to improve the quality and look of photos for a blog, website or presentation, as well as for any size business looking to quickly and efficiently produce great images of small products such as crafts, apparel and textile, jewelry and flowers, food items, or services and events.

Mobile Product Photography Mobile Product Photography

This crash course is designed for individuals looking to improve the quality and look of photos for a blog, website or presentation, as well as for any size business looking to quickly and efficiently produce great images of small products such as crafts, apparel and textile, jewelry and flowers, food items, or services and events.

Starts at: $155.00. (Online).
In Person: $265.00.
iPhoneography Weekly, Lighting - Tue & Thu. Online. iPhoneography Weekly, Lighting - Tue & Thu. Online.

Join us any day of the week for these amazing stand-alone iPhone classes. You have 12 options to choose from every week!

Interiors & Real Estate Photography - Mobile Interiors & Real Estate Photography - Mobile

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.
iPhoneography Weekly, Creative - Mondays. Online. iPhoneography Weekly, Creative - Mondays. Online.

Join us any day of the week for these amazing stand-alone iPhone classes. You have 12 options to choose from every week!

Full fee: $40.00
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Seminar Digital Camera Settings Seminar Digital Camera Settings

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!

Street Photography classes NYC Seminar Street Photography

Welcome the season with these intensive hands-on photo workshops shooting in or around Union Square and the Highline.

Seminar iPhoneography Seminar iPhoneography

Yes, that iPhone that you have in your pocket has a great camera! But have you ever wondered how much more you can do with it? Today's smart phones are much more than a "point and shoot camera". Why not take full advantage of it?

Seminar Framing & Composition Seminar Framing & Composition

Perfect your composition skills. Learn the basics of framing, the rule of thirds, perspective, lighting and much more!

Seminar Shooting in Manual Mode Seminar Shooting in Manual Mode

Are your images washed out? too dark, Blurry? This seminar will cover the principles of shooting options to improve your Photography.

Seminar Studio & Lighting Seminar Studio & Lighting

This the perfect first step to becoming acquainted with the Studio Photography! This workshop will be a full hands-on photo shooting using professional studio equipment.

Digital Photography Classes NYC Introduction to Photography - May 08-May 22, Wednesdays 5:15 PM-8:00 PM, In-person: Outdoors.

This photography course covers the foundamentals of image making. Course includes basic lighting and exposure, night photography, motion blur, and much more. All cameras including Smartphones are welcome.

Landscape Photography Class PhotoManhattan Travel, Landscape & Street Photography - May 18-May 19, Saturday & Sunday 12:15 PM-4:00 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.

Street Photography classes NYC Seminar Street Photography - May 18, Saturday 12:15 PM-3:00 PM, In-person: Outdoors.

Welcome the season with these intensive hands-on photo workshops shooting in or around Union Square and the Highline.

Creative Photography classes NYC Visuals & Composition - May 21-Jun 04, Tuesdays 5:15 PM-8:00 PM. In-person: Outdoors.

Take a journey into the world of Visuals, Learn the rules of framing and composition, and develop your own style. All cameras and iPhones are welcome!

Starts at: $375.00. (Online).
In Person: $375.00.
Seminar Framing & Composition - May 21, Tuesday 5:15 PM-8:00 PM, In-person:  Outdoors. Seminar Framing & Composition - May 21, Tuesday 5:15 PM-8:00 PM, In-person: Outdoors.

Perfect your composition skills. Learn the basics of framing, the rule of thirds, perspective, lighting and much more!

Starts at: $99.00. (Online).
In Person: $99.00.


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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ONLINE CLASSES / WEBINAR'S SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

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.

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