With more than 400 courses offered a year, the curriculum at this school runs the gamut, ranging from digital media and darkroom practice to certificate and degree programs. Classes are offered throughout the year, with accelerated courses in January and the summertime, weekend workshops and one-day intensives. Plus its state-of-the-art facility with black-and-white and color labs, digital labs and a professional shooting studio and a distinguished faculty encompassing videographers, journalists and editors really bring creative expertise to the forefront.
Isn’t it time to up your photo game? Sure, camera phones make it easier than ever to take pictures, but there’s a whole lot more to photography than snapping selfies or other stuff to post on Instagram. Indeed, New York City is full of subjects that deserve better photographic treatment than that, from imposing buildings and magnificent parks to myriad streets and iconic landmarks. So if you want to do more than just point and shoot with your iPhone, there are plenty of workshops and schools that will teach you the skills you need to master the medium—including how to set shutter speed, use editing software or, if you want to go old school, learn darkroom techniques for developing images on film. To find out where, look no further that our guide to the best photography classes NYC has to offer. And while you're at it, check out our recommendations for the best places to gear up with all your photography needs.
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