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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!

Courses | Seminars & Mobile | One-on-one | Online | View all classes

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.





Courses | Seminars & Mobile | One-on-one | Online | View all classes



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Studio & Lighting: Oct 25-Nov 08, Mondays 6:15 PM-9:15 PM. Studio & Lighting: Oct 25-Nov 08, Mondays 6:15 PM-9:15 PM.

Instructor: S.T.(View Bio)


(Studio & Lighting: 10/18
10/18 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $399.00
In person.
open.
Portrait & Headshots for Beginners: Oct 19-Nov 09, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Portrait & Headshots for Beginners: Oct 19-Nov 09, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.T.(View Bio)


(Portrait & Headshots: 01/16.
01/16 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Interiors and Real Estate Photography: Oct 21, Thursday 7:00 PM-8:45 PM. Interiors and Real Estate Photography: Oct 21, Thursday 7:00 PM-8:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Interiors and Real Estate: 10/21
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $95.00
Online.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Oct 23-Nov 20, Saturdays 12:30 PM-2:15 PM. The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Oct 23-Nov 20, Saturdays 12:30 PM-2:15 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(The Camera - A Beginners' Guide 10/23.
10/23 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Lightroom I: Oct 28-Nov 18, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Lightroom I: Oct 28-Nov 18, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: G.J.(View Bio)


(Lightroom I -> 10/28
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Film Photography: Oct 29-Nov 12, Fridays 5:00 PM-6:45 PM. Film Photography: Oct 29-Nov 12, Fridays 5:00 PM-6:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Film Photo -> Virtual Class: 10/29
07/07 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ .

Full fee: $299.00
Online.
open.
Creative Photography: Nov 03-Nov 24, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Creative Photography: Nov 03-Nov 24, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.T.(View Bio)


(Creative Photo -> Virtual Class: 11/03
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Food Styling Photography: Nov 03-Nov 10, Wednesday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Food Styling Photography: Nov 03-Nov 10, Wednesday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Food Styling Photography: 11/3
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $155.00
Online.
open.
Photoshop I: Nov 06-Nov 20, Saturdays 2:30 PM-4:50 PM. Photoshop I: Nov 06-Nov 20, Saturdays 2:30 PM-4:50 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Photoshop I: 11/06
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Photoshop I: Nov 08-Nov 29, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Photoshop I: Nov 08-Nov 29, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Photoshop I -> Virtual Class: 11/08
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ .

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Nov 16-Dec 14, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Nov 16-Dec 14, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(The Camera - A Beginners' Guide: 11/16
11/16 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Mobile Product Photography: Nov 17-Nov 24, Wednesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Mobile Product Photography: Nov 17-Nov 24, Wednesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N.(View Bio)


(Mobile Product Photo -> Virtual Class: 11/17
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ .

Full fee: $125.00
Online.
open.
Travel Photography: Nov 23-Dec 14, Tuesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Travel Photography: Nov 23-Dec 14, Tuesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Travel Photography: 11/23
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $255.

Full fee: $295.00
Online.
open.
Studio & Lighting: Dec 01-Dec 15, Wednesday 6:15 PM-9:15 PM. Studio & Lighting: Dec 01-Dec 15, Wednesday 6:15 PM-9:15 PM.

Instructor: S.T.(View Bio)


(Studio & Lighting: 12/01.
12/01 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $399.00
In person.
open.
(1)
Film Photography: Dec 02-Dec 16, Thursdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Online Film Photography: Dec 02-Dec 16, Thursdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Online

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Film Photo -> Virtual Class: 12/2
03/19 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ .

Full fee: $299.00
Online.
open.
Manual Mode: Dec 02-Dec 30, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM Manual Mode: Dec 02-Dec 30, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM

Instructor: S.T.(View Bio)


(Manual Mode: 12/02.
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Interiors and Real Estate Photography: Dec 04, Saturday 4:30 PM-5:45 PM. Interiors and Real Estate Photography: Dec 04, Saturday 4:30 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Interiors and Real Estate: 12/4
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $95.00
Online.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Dec 06-Jan 03, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Dec 06-Jan 03, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(The Camera - A Beginners' Guide: 12/6.
12/06 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Mobile Food Styling Photography: Dec 11 - Dec 18, Saturdays  12:45 PM - 2:30 PM. Mobile Food Styling Photography: Dec 11 - Dec 18, Saturdays 12:45 PM - 2:30 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Food Photo -> Virtual Class: 12/11.
08/04 at PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $155.00
Online.
open.
Lightroom I: Dec 11-Dec 18, Saturdays 2:45 PM-6:15 PM. Lightroom I: Dec 11-Dec 18, Saturdays 2:45 PM-6:15 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Lightroom I -> Virtual Class: 12/11
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Jan 13-Feb 16, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Jan 13-Feb 16, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)

(The Camera - A Beginners' Guide: 01/13.
01/13 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Photoshop I: Dec 28-Jan 18, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Photoshop I: Dec 28-Jan 18, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Photoshop I -> Virtual Class: 12/28
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ .

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Jan 08-Feb 05, Saturdays 12:15 PM-2:00 PM. The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Jan 08-Feb 05, Saturdays 12:15 PM-2:00 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(The Camera - A Beginners' Guide; Guide: 01/08
01/08 at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Creative Photography: Jan 10-Jan 31, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Creative Photography: Jan 10-Jan 31, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Creative Photo -> Virtual Class: 01/10.
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan).

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Mobile Product Photography: Jan 11-Jan 18, Tuesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Mobile Product Photography: Jan 11-Jan 18, Tuesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Mobile Product Photo -> Virtual Class: 1/11
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $

Full fee: $125.00
Online.
open.
Interiors and Real Estate Photography: January 14, Friday 6:30 PM-8:15 PM. Interiors and Real Estate Photography: January 14, Friday 6:30 PM-8:15 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Interiors and Real Estate: 1/14
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $95.00
Online.
open.
Travel Photography: Jan 15-Feb 05, Saturdays 2:15 PM-4:00 PM. Travel Photography: Jan 15-Feb 05, Saturdays 2:15 PM-4:00 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Travel Photography:1/15
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $295.00
Online.
open.
Photoshop I: Feb 16-Mar 09, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Photoshop I: Feb 16-Mar 09, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Photoshop I -> Virtual Class: 2/16
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Lightroom I: Jan 19-Feb 09, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Lightroom I: Jan 19-Feb 09, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.T.(View Bio)


(Lightroom I -> Virtual Class: 1/19
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Studio & Lighting: Jan 25-Feb 08, Wednesday 6:15 PM-9:15 PM. Studio & Lighting: Jan 25-Feb 08, Wednesday 6:15 PM-9:15 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Studio & Lighting:
01/25 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $399.00
In person.
open.
Food Styling Photography: Feb 01-Feb 08, Tuesday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Food Styling Photography: Feb 01-Feb 08, Tuesday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Food Styling Photography: 7/9
at PhotoManhattan)_ $

Full fee: $155.00
Online.
open.
Manual Mode: Feb 07 Mar 07, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Manual Mode: Feb 07 Mar 07, Mondays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Manual Mode: 02/07.
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Interiors and Real Estate Photography: February 12, Saturday 4:30 PM-5:45 PM. Interiors and Real Estate Photography: February 12, Saturday 4:30 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Interiors and Real Estate: 2/12
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $95.00
Online.
open.
Film Photography: Feb 12-Feb 26, Saturdays 2:00 PM-3:45 PM. Film Photography: Feb 12-Feb 26, Saturdays 2:00 PM-3:45 PM.

Instructor: TBA.(View Bio)


(Film Photo -> Virtual Class: 2/12
05/12 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ .

Full fee: $299.00
Online.
open.
Portrait & Headshots for Beginners: Feb 15-Mar 08, Tuesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Portrait & Headshots for Beginners: Feb 15-Mar 08, Tuesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Portrait & Headshots. 03/16.
03/16 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $299.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Feb 15-Mar 15, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Feb 15-Mar 15, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(The Camera Guide -> Virtual Class: 02/15.
02/15 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $299.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Studio & Lighting: Feb 17-Mar 03, Thursday 2:30 PM-5:30 PM. Studio & Lighting: Feb 17-Mar 03, Thursday 2:30 PM-5:30 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Studio & Lighting: 2/17.
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $399.00
In person.
open.
Lightroom I: Feb 19-Mar 12, Saturdays 12:00 PM-1:45 PM. Lightroom I: Feb 19-Mar 12, Saturdays 12:00 PM-1:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Lightroom I -> Virtual Class: 2/19
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_

List Price: $255.00
Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Creative Photography: Feb 23-Mar 16, Wednesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Creative Photography: Feb 23-Mar 16, Wednesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Creative Photo -02/23.
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Mar 05-Apr 02, Saturdays 2:30 PM-4:15 PM. The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Mar 05-Apr 02, Saturdays 2:30 PM-4:15 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(The Camera Guide -> Virtual Class: 03/05
07/24 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $299.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Portrait & Headshots for Beginners: Mar 10-Mar 31, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Portrait & Headshots for Beginners: Mar 10-Mar 31, Thursdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Portrait & Headshots 05/01.
05/01 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $299.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Food Styling Photography: Mar 10-Mar17, Thursday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Food Styling Photography: Mar 10-Mar17, Thursday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Food Photo -> Virtual Class: 3/10
at PhotoManhattan)_ $

Full fee: $155.00
In person.
open.
Studio & Lighting: Mar 14-Mar 28, Mondays 6:15 PM-9:15 PM. Studio & Lighting: Mar 14-Mar 28, Mondays 6:15 PM-9:15 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Studio & Lighting: 3/14.
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $399.00
In person.
open.
Lightroom I: Mar 15-Apr 05, Tuesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Lightroom I: Mar 15-Apr 05, Tuesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Lightroom I -> Virtual Class: 3/15
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ .

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Mar 16-Apr 13, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. The Camera - A Beginners' guide: Mar 16-Apr 13, Wednesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(The Camera Guide -> Virtual Class: 03/16
03/16 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Interiors and Real Estate Photography: March 18, Friday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Interiors and Real Estate Photography: March 18, Friday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Interiors and Real Estate: 3/18
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $95.00
Online.
open.
Photoshop I: Mar 19-Apr 09, Saturdays 12:30 Pm-2:15 PM. Photoshop I: Mar 19-Apr 09, Saturdays 12:30 Pm-2:15 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Photoshop I: 03/19
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ .

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Creative Photography: Mar 22-Apr 12, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM. Creative Photography: Mar 22-Apr 12, Tuesdays 6:00 PM-7:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)


(Creative Photo -> Virtual Class: 03/22
at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_.

Full fee: $325.00
Online.
open.
Film Photography: Mar 25-Apr 08, Fridays 5:15 PM-7:00 PM. Film Photography: Mar 25-Apr 08, Fridays 5:15 PM-7:00 PM.

Instructor: TBA.(View Bio)


(Film Photography: 3/25. Intensive!
07/22 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $299.00
Online.
open.
Travel Photography: Mar 23-Apr 13, Wednesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Travel Photography: Mar 23-Apr 13, Wednesdays 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: S.K.(View Bio)

(Travel Photography: 13/23
at PhotoManhattan)_

Full fee: $295.00
open.
Mobile Product Photography: Mar 24-Mar 31, Thursday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM. Mobile Product Photography: Mar 24-Mar 31, Thursday 4:00 PM-5:45 PM.

Instructor: C.N. (View Bio)


(Mobile Product Photo -> Virtual Class: 04/13.
04/3 at PhotoManhattan)_PhotoManhattan)_ $225.

Full fee: $125.00
Online.
open.



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