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Come along to our bimonthly photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.
Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a casual photo walk with other local photographers. No formal lectures, just a chance to meet-up, share ideas and receive feedback! We have a different photo theme bimontly and the two hour sessions take place in different outdoor locations around Phoenix. It's a great opportunity to try something new with the guidance of a professional photographer, and come away with some new shots for your portfolio or album.

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from amateurs to professionals. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

Complete beginner? Please complete a Beginners Photography Class before attending a regular group session. This is a 3 hour structured workshop where youíll learn the basics of using your camera with more 1-on-1 time with the instructor. Scroll down for dates.

What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

Whatís involved? Each session starts with an introduction to the theme, and the photography instructor will chat about the camera settings and techniques to use. Youíll then have time to take lots of photos, with the instructor present to answer any questions. Youíll receive feedback and have a chance to chat with everyone to share tips and ideas. Weíre a social bunch!

After group editing session. After each group the instructor runs an optional 1.5 hour critique, select, and edit session to help you improve your important post-shoot skills. While much editing can be done on modern cameras, it's best to bring a tablet or laptop with editing software to get the most out of this session. Select this option when booking to attend.

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.


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Refund Policy: Full refunds given with 5 days notice. Dates can be changed with 3 days notice.
Photos by Zac Alviz
Reviews
4.8/5 from 65 reviews

4/5 by Caitlyn Torre
9-3-2020
I loved the freedom to shoot with the added guidance. Itís been a long time since I havenít depended on my iPhone to take a picture. It helped me get my creative juices flowing again. Also felt great holding my camera that has been sitting in the closet for so long!
5/5 by PHILLIP GARCIA
8-3-2020
Very helpful with understanding the most important part of photography, light! Thanks for taking the time to educate. Looking forward to future events.
5/5 by Sarah Ide
10-2-2020
It was a great event. Jimmie is a good teacher, and the group tended to stay together, which was helpful as we were able to share photos and talk about each otherís work.
5/5 by Jason Fierstein
26-1-2020
It was an awesome experience. Learned a lot from Jimmy. Can't wait for the next one.
5/5 by Jamel Green
26-1-2020
Loved the ability to get hands on application
5/5 by Brandi Berg
14-12-2019
It was so awesome to learn more about my camera and how to use it. Jimmy was a great teacher as well
5/5 by Meetup - Paige Miller
28-11-2019
It was great and very informative
5/5 by Brianna Burbridge
25-11-2019
Very educational & it was a great opportunity to meet others
5/5 by Jamel Green
3-11-2019
Liked the event, nice to meet like minded individuals and share photography tips and tricks. Nice venue (Desert Botanical Garden) to shoot flowers and wildlife.
4/5 by Steven Frank
20-10-2019
Thank you for providing a learning environment for me to practice my photography.
5/5 by Gayla Donnelly
19-10-2019
Great site with lots of nature to take pics
5/5 by Caitlyn Torre
19-10-2019
Loved it! Learned a lot!
5/5 by Javier Rodriguez
19-10-2019
Great place to capture nature! Well done. Jimmy offers great support and knowledge for the group. Itís my second one and I keep enjoying and learning from him. Thank you!
5/5 by Monica McLean
19-10-2019
Had a great time today and learned several new tricks. I appreciate all the help and attention Jimmie gives to his group and the feedback on what is working right and wrong in my photos. Look forward to the next gathering.
5/5 by Noelle Bouvier
6-10-2019
The Event was very good. The instructor made you think outside the box and showed you different ways to capture the same image.
5/5 by Denise
27-9-2019
Really enjoyed it. Going out in Old town Scottsdale was new for me and took some cool pictures and lesrn from others.
5/5 by Chandler Norwood
22-9-2019

4/5 by Julie Hernandez
17-9-2019
It was very helpful and Jimmie's expertise is amazing!
5/5 by Pam Ostrowski
15-9-2019
It was fun and informative.
5/5 by susan clarke-romero
8-9-2019
It was great. Extremely insightful and well worth it. Jimmie was very open to help us and answer all of our questions.
5/5 by Ryan Achille
8-9-2019
It was fun and informative.
5/5 by susan clarke-romero
8-9-2019

5/5 by Frank Romero
8-9-2019
Jimmy was great and spent time with each member. Picked up a few tips and overall had a great time - Michael
5/5 by Michael Chentfant
25-8-2019

5/5 by John Mahoney
13-8-2019
After realizing I didn't know as much as I thought I did about digital photography this course was a new beginning. I now better understand what it means to shoot in manual digital mode. i hope to use this knowledge to better enjoy photography. Not to mention take better pictures.
4/5 by Mark A Coryell
8-8-2019
Jimmie was a wealth of knowledge and had the patience of a saint! Thank you for providing this class. Now I need to practice!
5/5 by Gayla Donnelly
4-8-2019
Very insightful information Jim did on product photography
4/5 by Pedro Swaby
29-7-2019

5/5 by Caitlyn Torre
27-7-2019

4/5 by Michael Hanafin
14-7-2019
 
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