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Classes

Custom Workshops

Custom Workshops

Damianos Photography & Publishing
Saxonville Mills (Mill 1)
2 Central Street, #152
Framingham MA 01701

$125/hour for the first person and $25/hour for each additional person (virtual or in person)
Group rates available. Schedule by calling 508.872.4880 (preferred) or email us at classes@DamianosPhotography.com.

Can’t find a photography or Photoshop course with a schedule that meets your needs? We will custom tailor a private or group workshop for you either at our studio or a location of your choice.

We teach to all skill levels in a variety of topics from basic camera operation to photography tips and techniques for specific situations. Individual workshops are a great way to refine your photography process and learn the answers to your specific questions. Group workshops are perfect for professional development or lunch-and-learn programs. Handouts are included when applicable.

“Everyone here at Erland is impressed with the lessons I learned. They even wrote blog posts about it. Thank you again for your time and for teaching me the tricks of the trade!” Danielle Pikus, Graphics Coordinator Erland Construction

 

What Camera Should I Buy?

What Camera Should I Buy?

Damianos Photography & Publishing
Saxonville Mills (Mill 1)
2 Central Street, #152
Framingham MA 01701

$40.00 (virtual meeting).
Schedule by calling 508.872.4880 (preferred) or email us at classes@DamianosPhotography.com.

Looking to buy your first digital camera, or moving from a point & shoot to a DSLR? We can help you find the right camera, lens or other gear! Contact us for a custom equipment consultation solution after answering the following questions:

  1. What camera and lenses do you currently own?
  2. Are you looking for a DSLR camera, a point & shoot, or something in-between?
  3. What will you photograph (people, close-ups, birds, real estate, sports, etc.)?
  4. What is your budget?
  5. Are there any other considerations that we should know about?

 

Portfolio Review

Portfolio Review

Damianos Photography & Publishing
Saxonville Mills (Mill 1)
2 Central Street, #152
Framingham MA 01701

40 minute session, $75.00 (virtual or in person)
Schedule by calling 508.872.4880 (preferred) or email us at classes@DamianosPhotography.com.

Creating photographs is largely a solo experience. After a while you may realize you’re the only decision maker building your portfolio. If you are in need of creative or technical feedback on your work and progression, an individual portfolio review is the answer. How do you want to grow as a photographer? We can help you develop your vision, edit your portfolio, hone in on your key themes and subjects, and identify techniques and approaches, which are working and those that are not. We invite both digital and printed portfolios for review.

 

DigiGrey™ for Accurate White Balance

DigiGrey™ for Accurate White Balance

Do you have trouble getting accurate color reproduction with your digital camera?

We created DigiGrey™ cards in response to a need for a durable, affordable, neutral reference for photographers and videographers to correct color/white balance in digital images. DigiGrey™ is for everyday studio and location use, and comes with a lifetime warranty on the card. It’s a great aid for achieving accurate color of artwork, products, interiors/architecture and more.

Color is no longer in the hands of the lab – get control of your color-balancing act with DigiGrey™! Available in all grey ($15 + S/H) or grey on one side/white on the other side ($20 +S/H). Contact us at 508.872.4880 or info@DamianosPhotography.com to place an order. You may make arrangements to pick one up in our studio.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scheduled Classes 

Digital Photography

Digital Photography

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School
147 Pond Street
Franklin MA 02038

6 classes – Tuesdays, March 1 through April 12, 2022, 6:30 to 9:00 pm (no class March 15)

Register at www.tri-county.us (registration will open soon)

Learn how to become comfortable with your camera. This course will unmask the secrets to creating more compelling images, whether you have owned a digital SLR for years or just purchased a point and shoot camera. You will learn how to get the most out of your camera using appropriate settings and menus for various subjects as your picture-taking skills improve throughout the course. Note: camera should have aperture and shutter priority modes.

We will cover:

  • How to brighten or darken photographs in camera
  • Color (white balance)
  • Flash settings
  • Focal length
  • Program, aperture and shutter priority, and manual modes
  • Light modification
  • What to put in your gear bag

All skill levels welcome! Review your camera manual before the first class (you may want to download the full manual from the web). Please be sure to have your manual and camera (with charged batteries) at each class. There will be a photography assignment each week to do on your own that will be used as a learning tool in the following class.

 

Basic Portrait Photography

Basic Portrait Photography

Tri-County Regional Vocational Technical High School
147 Pond Street
Franklin MA 02038

2 classes – Tuesdays, April 26 and May 10, 2022, 6:30 to 9:00 pm (no class May 3)

Register at www.tri-county.us (registration will open soon)

Take your portrait photography (whether family or business) to the next level with helpful tips and techniques for posing, lighting and working with live subjects. We will also cover focal length, depth of field, and creative backgrounds. This course is suitable for photographers of all levels (with either DSLR or point-and-shoot cameras), however, a basic understanding of your camera is required.

Bring your camera (with fresh batteries) and manual to class. Email up to five of your photos in JPEG format via www.WeTransfer.com or by email (up to 15 MB total per email) to classes@DamianosPhotography.com by April 23 with the subject line “Tri-C_YourLastName” for inclusion in the discussion (optional).

 

Photo Field Trip to Russell’s Garden Center

Photo Field Trip to Russell’s Garden Center

Russell’s Garden Center
396 Boston Post Road
Wayland MA 01778

1 class – Saturday, May 21, 2022, 9:30 am to noon

Register at www.keefeatnight.org (registration will open soon)

Rain or Shine! Join us at Russell’s Garden Center in Wayland where you will have the opportunity to photograph beautiful flowers, plants and many other subjects, both indoors and out, while learning how to better use your camera. We will depict subjects in varying ways, altering both the look of the subject and background by using camera angle, framing, and difference focal lengths.

You will have plenty of time to photograph on your own, plus have guidance from the instructor to to help improve your photographic vision. Suitable for photographers of all levels (with either DSLR or point-and-shoot cameras), however, a basic understanding of your camera is required.

Review your camera manual beforehand and bring it with you along with your camera and fresh batteries. Meet at the indoor fish pond in the cactus area. Visit www.russellsgardencenter.com for more information about Russell’s. Please park across the street.

 

Digital Photo Basics

Digital Photo Basics

Keefe at Night
750 Winter Street
Framingham MA 01701

4 classes – Tuesdays May 24, 31, June 7 and 14, 2022, 6:30 to 9:00 pm

Register at www.keefeatnight.org (registration will open soon)

Learn how to harness the power of your camera’s controls in this 4-session class. You will learn what automatic settings to use and which to change, how to brighten and darken images, adjust flash settings, change the color, and focus on what YOU want to!

Review your camera manual beforehand and bring it with you along with your camera and fresh batteries. This workshop is suitable for point-and-shoot or beginning SLR camera users. There will be a photography assignment each week to do on your own that will be used as a learning tool in the following class.