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Our photography classes in Manhattan, New York City, are made fun and affordable while providing expert training in photography since 2003, for all levels — beginners, amateurs and advanced. PhotoManhattan also provides online photography classes via our Virtual classroom, private lessons with automated booking, certificates of completion for all classes, student ID’s with Photography discounts at major photo stores such as Adorma, free classes (Makeup class), long term free photography classes via our Work Study Exchange program, and much more.

In this section you'll find complete guides and courses from 2-9 weeks. Join in!

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Photo classes are offered during weekends, evenings, and summers. Conveniently located at 14th street between 5th and 6th Avenues in Manhattan, if you are coming from Brooklyn, Queens, or the Bronx, exit at the 14th St train stop. Please review PhotoManhattan's list of photography classes below. Courses titled with "I" are beginner photography classes.


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Camera Basic, Photo I, and Video

Photography class NYC - Midtown Manhattan traffic

Learn Photography from the ground up with our introductory photography classes. 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. Courses are for all cameras, DSLR, Point and shoot, Mirrorless, and Phone cameras. Starts $310.


Creative Photography - Color, lighting and beyond

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. Starts $325.



Manual Mode Shooting - Maximize your camera's potential with Manual Mode

Photography Classes NY - Central park in B&W

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 $310.


Travel Photography, Street, Journalism, Documentary, Cityscapes

Travel Photography class

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 $325.



Portrait, Headshots, Selfies

Welcome to portraiture. Learn the basics of posing, composition and lighting, as well as creative portrait, and the art of Self portrait. View several course options. Starts $225.


Black and white AND Film Photography

Black and white photography class

If you are looking for film photography classes in NYC, or a Black & White photo course, look no further! Learn analog photography, the basics of printing, B&W photography and all of the fundamentals in one place. Starts $325


Wedding Photography, Events, and TTL FLash

Wedding photography courses

Be guided through the entire process of shooting wedding photography. Topics include wedding and location preparation, working with equipment, shooting techniques and styles, lighting & posing and the business end of the event. Learn to use your Speed-light in TTL or manual mode and enrich your experience. Content covered will also be applicable to event photography. Starts $365.



Studio & Lighting

Manipulate 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 $365


Product Photography

Product Photography course NYC

This crash course will provide you with quick and efficient tricks to make the best product photo images using simple equipment, including iPhone-only. Recommended for those of you looking to improve the photos of your a blog, website or presentation, as well as for any size business looking to produce great images of small products such as crafts, apparel and textile, jewelry and flowers, food items, or services. Topics will include DYI home studio setup, lighting and shooting as well as tools to expand your branding and marketing, expedite productivity, and save time and production costs in the short and long term. Starts $225.


Food Photography

Food photography class

For an ever-increasingly popular genre of photography, this course will take you through the techniques to create beautiful and delicious food photographs. Learn the do’s and don’ts of what might seem like a simple shot, but is actually a thought-out and meticulous process. Starts $225.



Editing: Photoshop & Lightroom

Photoshop and Lightroom course

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 $365.





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Studio & Lighting: Jul 23 - Aug 06, Fridays 4:00 PM-7:15 PM. In person. Studio & Lighting: Jul 23 - Aug 06, Fridays 4:00 PM-7:15 PM. In person.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Studio & Lighting: 07/16.
07/16at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $399.00
In person.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners Guide: Jul 31 - Aug 28, Saturdays 3:00 PM-4:45 PM. In Person - Outdoors. The Camera - A Beginners Guide: Jul 31 - Aug 28, Saturdays 3:00 PM-4:45 PM. In Person - Outdoors.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(The Camera Guide -> Virtual Class: 07/24.
07/24 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $299.

Full fee: $299.00
In Person - Outdoors.
open.
Interiors and Real Estate Photography: Jul 28, Wednesday 4:00 PM-6:00 PM. Online. Interiors and Real Estate Photography: Jul 28, Wednesday 4:00 PM-6:00 PM. Online.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Interiors and Real Estate: 7/28
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $95.00
Online.
open.
Mobile Food Styling Photography: Aug 04 - Aug 11, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Online. Mobile Food Styling Photography: Aug 04 - Aug 11, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Online.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Food Photo -> Virtual Class: 08/04.
08/04 at PhotoManhattan)_ $155.

Full fee: $155.00
Online.
open.
iPhoneography: Aug 06, Friday 6:00 PM-7:30PM. In person. iPhoneography: Aug 06, Friday 6:00 PM-7:30PM. In person.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(iPhoneography -> Virtual Class: 08/06
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $35.

Full fee: $75.00
In Person - Outdoors.
open.
TTL Flash: Aug 06 - Aug 13, Fridays 1:15 PM - 5:30 PM. In person. TTL Flash: Aug 06 - Aug 13, Fridays 1:15 PM - 5:30 PM. In person.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Mobile Product Photography: 08/16.
08/06 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $225.

Full fee: $399.00
In person.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners Guide: Aug 10 - Sep 07, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Online. The Camera - A Beginners Guide: Aug 10 - Sep 07, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Online.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(The Camera Guide -> Virtual Class: 08/10.
08/10 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $299.

Full fee: $299.00
Online.
open.
Mobile Product Photography: Aug 16 - Aug 23, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Online. Mobile Product Photography: Aug 16 - Aug 23, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Online.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Mobile Product Photography: 08/16.
08/16 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $225.

Full fee: $125.00
Online.
open.
Studio & Lighting: Aug 18 - Sep 01, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-9:15 PM. In person. Studio & Lighting: Aug 18 - Sep 01, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-9:15 PM. In person.


(Mobile Product Photography: 08/18.
08/16 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $225.

Full fee: $399.00
In person.
open.
Creative Photography: Aug 19 - Sep 09, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Online. Creative Photography: Aug 19 - Sep 09, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Online.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Creative Photo -> Virtual Class: 08/19.
08/19 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $299..

Full fee: $299.00
Online.
open.
The Art of the Selfie: Aug 20 - Aug 27, Fridays 5:00 PM-6:30 PM. Online. The Art of the Selfie: Aug 20 - Aug 27, Fridays 5:00 PM-6:30 PM. Online.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(The Art of the Selfie: 08/20.
08/20 at PhotoManhattan)_ $125.

Full fee: $125.00
Online.
open.



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