Save 15% when you register for 2 or more classes!

15% Discount will not be reflected in your shopping cart, but we'll adjust the price before we bill your card. Not valid with other discounts or offers. Classes must be for the same person and registered at the same time. Discount can not be applied to certain expeditions, special events, or workshops.

digicam beginnerTaking Better Pictures with Your Compact Camera

Whether you're new to digital photography or just bought a new camera, this class will help you create images that you'll be proud of. Understanding your camera's features is the first step, but knowing when and how to use them is the key to taking a great picture. We'll also give you some easy tips on composition and how to better position yourself and your subject. With a little added knowledge and a few simple techniques, you can start taking better pictures right away!

Class: $29.99
One 2½-hour class
Class size is limited to 20 students.

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Tuesday, May 16
10:30 - 1:00
in Allentown
Thursday, June 29
5:00 - 7:30
in Allentown

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Understanding Your Interchangeable Lens Camera: part 1

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Whether you're using a traditional DSLR, or a mirrorless system like the Olympus, Sony, or Fujifilm X series, this is a perfect class to help you get started.

Interchangeable lens cameras offer unmatched creative control for taking pictures. Get ready to take advantage of all your camera's capabilities! Whether you're shooting portraits, sports, scenery, or just taking general family photos this class will give you a better understanding of your camera's modes and features. Learn how to quickly get the results you want and easily improve your photos,

We'll start with an overview of your camera, and then head into features like scene modes, controlling focus, and adjusting exposure settings. Great course for anyone wanting to ensure they have a good grasp of their camera's basic operation.

Cost: $39.99
One three-hour session
Class size limited to approximately 14 students.

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Saturday, April 15
10:00 - 1:00
in Allentown
Please call 610-434-2313 for ticket availability
Thursday, April 20
4:30 - 7:30
in Allentown
Saturday, April 22
10:30 - 1:30
in Easton
Please call 610-434-2313 for ticket availability
Monday, May 8
4:30 - 7:30
in Allentown
Saturday, May 13
10:00 - 1:00
in Allentown
Wednesday, May 24
10:00 - 1:00
in Allentown
Monday, June 5
4:30 - 7:30
in Allentown
Saturday, June 10
10:00 - 1:00
in Allentown
Wednesday, June 28
10:00 - 1:00
in Allentown

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dslr intrUnderstanding Your Interchangeable Lens Camera: part 2

Whether you're using a traditional DSLR, or a mirrorless system like the Olympus, Sony, or Fujifilm X series, this class will explore more of the features your camera has to offer. Using simple examples of everyday shooting situations, you'll come away with more confidence to capture the images you see in your mind's eye.

This next-step class will help you understand some technical aspects such as the relationship between f-stops and shutter speed for consistently better exposures. How to control depth of field and freeze or blur action. You'll also learn how your camera "sees" light and color, to help you make more powerful images.

Cost: $39.99
One three-hour session
Class size limited to approximately 14 students.

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Monday, April 10
4:30 - 7:30
in Allentown
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Thursday, April 27
4:30 - 7:30
in Allentown
Please call 610-434-2313 for ticket availability
Saturday, May 6
10:00 - 1:00
in Allentown
Friday, May 26
10:00 - 1:00
in Allentown
Thursday, June 1
3:30 - 6:30
in Easton
Thursday, June 15
4:30 - 7:30
in Allentown
Monday, June 26
4:30 - 7:30
in Allentown

 

drone flight schoolDrone Flight School

Camera drones like the DJI Phantom & Mavic give you the ability to capture amazing new perspectives. Learn the basics of safe flight and how to capture incredible views in a one-on-one personal class with our FAA licensed remote pilot, then get hands-on flight training in the field. If you've never flown before, or you want to learn to capture better photos & video, this is a great way to get started. In two individual sessions, you'll learn:

  • Understanding your drone hardware and controller
  • Basic dos and don’ts
  • Safety and regulations
  • Understanding the DJI GO App and its various features
  • Setting up your drone and your pre-flight checklist
  • Hands-on training flying the drone outdoors
  • Tips & exercises for great aerial photos & video
$149.99 if your purchase your drone at Dan's,
$199.99 if you purchased it elsewhere.
Two individual sessions, 90 minutes total instruction time - We'll contact you to schedule a time that's convenient for you.
Class size is limited to 2 students max. No certificate issued.

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Drone purchased at Dan's
$149.99
Drone purchased elsewhere
$199.99

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Photo Foundations Workshop

These four hands-on workshops will get you up and running with the skills you need to get the most from your camera. Do you feel stuck with automatic settings? This is the class for you! Learn to create better photos more easily, under a wide range of conditions. You’ll participate in hands-on demonstrations for an in-depth understanding of each concept. From portraits to macro and scenery to sports, this course is guaranteed to improve your pictures!

Prerequisites: This class is open to users of any type of camera that allows manual control of aperture and shutter speed: DSLR, mirrorless, or enhanced compact cameras with manual controls.

Cost: $24.99 each
Save 15%: any 2 classes for $42.48
Save 20%: all 4 classes for $79.96
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Session 1: Understanding Aperture and Depth of Field

Learn how to use the aperture of your lens for creative control of the depth of focus in your photographs. We will explore how to adjust the aperture for various effects as well as learn how different focal length lenses effect depth of field.

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Thursday, May 4
5:30 - 7:30
in Allentown

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Session 2: Understanding Shutter Speed & Motion

Learning to control your shutter speeds will let you either freeze the action of a moving subject, or add a nice artistic motion blur. We'll explore all the options for shutter speeds and how ISO may help you get the speed you need.

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Thursday, May 11
5:30 - 7:30
in Allentown

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Session 3: Understanding Exposure and Metering

The way a camera sees light and calculates exposure is different from the way your eye works. You'll learn how to think like a camera and adjust the exposure to your liking for photos that capture the scene the way you intended, not the way the light meter decided for you. We'll also explore options for adjusting the camera's light meter for more consistent exposures.

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Thursday, Mar. 2
5:30pm - 7:30pm
in Allentown
Please call 610-434-2313 for ticket availability
Thursday, May 18
5:30 - 7:30
in Allentown

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Session 4: Understanding White Balance and Color

Learn how the color of light can affect the look of your images and how to work with it for consistent color photographs, or for creative effect. We’ll do a hands-on exercises to learn how to do a custom white balance with your camera for fine tuned control every time.

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Thursday, Mar. 9
5:30pm - 7:30pm
in Allentown
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Thursday, May 25
5:30 - 7:30
in Allentown

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Photography Boot Camp

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This one day hands-on workshop will get you up and running fast with the skills you need to get the most from your camera. Do you feel stuck with automatic settings? This is the class for you! Learn to create better photos more easily, under a wide range of conditions. From portraits to macro and scenery to sports, this course is guaranteed to improve your pictures!

Topics covered:

  • Aperture (ƒ-stop)
  • Shutter speed
  • Proper exposure & metering
  • Focus & autofocus
  • Focal length
  • Depth of field
  • White balance
  • Camera settings for creative control

You’ll participate in hands-on demonstrations for an in-depth understanding of each concept. By the end of the day, you’ll be ready to conquer challenging lighting, ensure your colors are spot on, and understand how your lens choice affects your final image. We’ll also suggest some fun exercises to reinforce what you’ve learned in class and keep your skills sharp.

Prerequisites: This class is open to users of any type of camera that allows manual control of aperture and shutter speed: DSLR, mirrorless, or enhanced compact cameras with manual controls.

Cost: $69.99
One 5-hour session
Class size limited to approximately 14 students.

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SessionRegister
Saturday, April 8
10:00 - 3:00
in Allentown
Please call 610-434-2313 for ticket availability
Saturday, May 20
10:00 - 3:00
in Allentown
Please call 610-434-2313 for ticket availability
Saturday, June 3
10:30 - 3:30
in Easton
Saturday, June 17
10:00 - 3:00
in Allentown