Top Courses at Capital Photography Center

Find the perfect course for you at Capital Photography Center. We’ve selected 32 of Capital Photography Center’s most popular courses. View the course catalog at coursehorse.com

  • Exploring Street Photography

    In this street photography class, participants will be guided through exploring different areas of Washington D.C. while honing their fine art photography skills. At the end of the session, the instructor will provide feedback and exercise critiques to help participants improve their photography techniques.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 4 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Photo Basics – Getting Off Auto

    This photography course in Washington D.C. is an ideal choice for those looking to learn the basics of digital photography. Across four lessons, participants will learn about how to use shutter speed, ISO, and aperture and control them to take effective photographs. The course will also cover how to compose shots and bring ideas to life with the help of the right equipment.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 4 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Photoshop For Photographers

    Learn the foundational techniques necessary to confidently work with Adobe Photoshop as a professional photographer. Through hands-on tutorials, exercises, and projects, participants will gain an understanding of how to use tools such as layers, sharpening, compositing, and masks to manipulate and enhance photographs.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $175
    • 8 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Fieldwork - Late Afternoon On The Mall

    This introductory course to on-location photography will provide participants with the necessary skills to develop portrait photography skills in the late afternoon. Through classroom instruction and field exercises, this course covers topics such as light metering and white balance for optimal settings. Participants will have the opportunity to practice their newfound skills on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $84
    • 2 Hours
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    • Intermediate
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  • Getting Started in Portraiture

    This course is an excellent starting point for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of portrait photography. Participants will learn essential skills such as exposure, camera settings, lighting, and posing, as well as learning helpful tips for better composition and engaging with your subject. This is an ideal course for anyone looking to explore portraiture or expand on their existing skill set.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 3 Hours
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    • Intermediate
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  • Art and Architecture - Creative Captures

    This Photography course in Washington D.C. lets participants explore the art and architecture of the city. They will learn how to effectively capture landscape photographs, including composition and framing elements. They will also acquire tips and processes for editing and post-processing their photos.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 2 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Chesapeake Watermen Heritage Days

    This on-location photography course in Chesapeake, Washington offers a unique opportunity to capture sea-affiliated cultures through a newly developed creative eye. Students will master different documentary techniques and benefit from an experienced photographer's guidance, as well as submerging themselves fully into an immersive shoot and learning the dynamics between subject and environment.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 4 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Creating A Photography Website

    This course teaches students the technical and creative skills needed to create a professional photography website. Participants will learn how to create a custom domain name, use FTP, build a professional website, and customize it with portfolio images and a blog. Furthermore, students will also gain constructive feedback on their website design and portfolio.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 2 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Eclectic Hampden Field Shoot

    This photography course in Washington, D.C. offers participants the opportunity to practice and perfect their technique in an eclectic environment. Participants will learn to capture the beauty of Hampden Field, as well as receive expert tips and guidance from a professional photographer. This is the ideal course for photography enthusiasts hoping to hone their photographic craft.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 2 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Exploring Macro Photography

    This course will introduce participants to the world of macro photography, focusing on equipment, composition, lighting, and various tools. Different techniques will be explored through hands-on workshops with individual instruction from a qualified instructor. Through this course, participants will gain the tools to take incredible close-up shots of small subjects.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 3 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Getting started in Real Estate Photography

    This course provides an introduction to the skills, tools, and strategies needed to get started in real estate photography. Participants will get a solid overview of topics from basic camera gear, to technique, and the business aspects of this burgeoning field. Get the insider tips you need to take your photography and real estate portfolio to the next level.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $109
    • 3 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Getting Started In Studio Lighting

    This course is designed for those looking to get started in studio lighting. Participants will gain technical and creative knowledge of light, and learn how to set up and use studio lighting equipment. Additionally, participants will be given hands-on experience in applying their new skills and techniques to their photographs.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $185
    • 3 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Night Photography in Georgetown

    Explore the world of night photography with a local professional photographer in Georgetown. Participants will learn techniques for successful outdoor night photography, including best camera settings, long-exposure techniques, and exploring light painting. Discover hidden gems as you photograph the monuments from a completely different POV.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 2 Hours
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    • Intermediate
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  • Photographic Composition – Essential Techniques

    In this course, participants will learn essential techniques of photographic composition, such as the use of light, framing, and lines, as well as the use of different camera functions and lenses. The focus is on composition and getting the most out of any shot. Participants get to practice in a hands-on workshop setting.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 4 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Shooting Classic Cars

    In this photography course located in Washington D.C., participants will learn how to capture classic cars in a striking way. Through a combination of practical and theoretical instruction, they will gain an understanding of framing, composition, lighting, and angles to create artful shots.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 3 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • The FUNdamentals of Food Photography

    Discover the fundamentals of food photography in this class tailored for beginner photographers. Learn how to use light and color to create beautiful food photographs, gain a basic understanding of the editing tools and techniques used to enhance food images, and practice hands-on photo shoots with sample dishes.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $195
    • 4 Hours
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    • Beginner
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  • Sunset and Moonrise Over The Capitol Columns

    This photography course offers participants the unique opportunity to capture stunning images of the sun setting and the moon rising over Washington D.C.'s iconic Capitol Columns. Under the guidance of an expert photographer, attendees will sharpen their photography skills, learning techniques on how to optimally utilize light and shadows, balance exposure, and create dramatic compositions. Ideal for any level of photographer, this course merges the beauty of nature with the splendor of the historic U.S. capital.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $109
    • 3 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • National Zoo Field Shoot

    This photography course takes place at the National Zoo in Washington D.C., providing participants with practical experience in wildlife photography. It’s an excellent opportunity to hone your skills while capturing images of animals in a naturalistic setting. Equipped with their own cameras, participants will learn about best practices for wildlife photography along with gaining vital field experience.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $99
    • 3 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • The Lightroom Classic Develop Module

    This course provides a comprehensive overview of the Lightroom Classic Develop module, focusing on its advanced features to enhance photographs. Participants will learn techniques including basic panel adjustments, tone-curve panels, color grading, detail panels, and lens correction. It is suitable for those with basic knowledge of Lightroom or equivalent training.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $159
    • 5 Hours
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    • All Levels
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  • Lightroom In A Day

    This full-day course provides comprehensive training on Adobe Lightroom, focusing on its key features and tool-set. Participants will learn to streamline their workflow, efficiently manage vast amounts of digital images, and enhance their photos' quality using the latest techniques. The class is suitable for both beginners and those with some previous experience looking to enhance their skills.

    Locations:
    • Washington, D.C.
    • $159
    • 8 Hours
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    • All Levels
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