Photography Classes in Annapolis

Whether you're looking to get the most out of your camera and get off "auto" mode, you have a new drone to play with, or you want to learn how to sell and exhibit your photographs, our photography department has an engaging class for you. Each semester brings a new mix of opportunities to improve or discover your photography skills, no matter the type of camera you have in your toolkit. 

Our Teaching Artists include Rich Isaacman, the President of the Digital Photography Club of Annapolis, and Joe Yablonsky whose teaching roster includes the Smithsonian, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, VisArts in Rockville and Anne Arundel Community College

 

 

 

Pictured: Iceland Grabrok and North, Drone photograph by Rich Isaacman

This Season's Photography Classes

  • Instructor Name
    Joe Yablonsky
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    200
    Member Price
    $135
    Non-Member Price
    $160

    Learn the techniques required to capture great night photos of downtown Annapolis! Bundle up as we visit iconic Annapolis locations, decked out for the holidays. We’ll address how to use exposure modes, exposure compensation, white balance and ISO to guarantee great results. A tripod and camera with exposure modes such as shutter priority and manual is required for this class. A remote shutter release is recommended but not required. Bring your camera, tripod and instruction manual to the first session. Students provide their own transportation. Field trips will require considerable walking. For more information, please contact the instructor at joe_yablonsky@yahoo.com.

  • Instructor Name
    Joe Yablonsky
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    online
    Member Price
    $50
    Non-Member Price
    $65

    Learn how to edut your photos using the most popular image editing software! We'll discuss cropping, selections, adjustment layers (brightness/contrast, levels, curves, vibrance, saturation, color balance and more), healing brush, clone stamp, sharpening, flattening your images and more. You'll receive plenty of notes (including screen captures) and see plenty of demos. There's no need for you to have Photoshop for this class or to follow along with your own version at home. For more information, please contact the instructor at joe_yablonsky@yahoo.com. This class is taking place remotely. If you have registered, you will receive an email with details on how to access the class.

    *Class policies are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall.*

  • Instructor Name
    Joe Yablonsky
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    online
    Member Price
    $50
    Non-Member Price
    $65

    You took the photos, now explore ways to help you organize and edit them! This class is perfect if you share photos with loved ones or clients. We'll discuss importing, viewing modes, star ratings, edit commands, crop & rotate, use healing brush, histogram, sharpening and exporting. You'll receive plenty of notes, screen captures, and see plenty of demos. There's no need for you to have Lightroom for this class or to follow along with your own version at home. For more information, please contact the instructor at joe_yablonsky@yahoo.com. This class is taking place remotely. If you have registered, you will receive an email with details on how to access the class.”

    *Class policies are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall.*

  • Instructor Name
    Joe Yablonsky
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    Online
    Member Price
    $50
    Non-Member Price
    $65

    If you have questions, we have the answers! Photography gear (Nikon vs. Canon, DSLR vs. mirrorless, lenses), software (Photoshop vs. Lightroom) and camera functions (Manual mode, histograms, spot metering and more) can be very confusing when you are starting out. Join us in this free-form class where we address the above topics and whatever other questions you may have about photography. For more information, please contact the instructor at joe_yablonsky@yahoo.com. This class is taking place remotely. If you have registered, you will receive an email with details on how to access the class.

    *Class policies are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall.*

  • Instructor Name
    Joe Yablonsky
    Ages
    18+
    Room Number
    Online
    Member Price
    $180
    Non-Member Price
    $205

    Learn how to use your camera to its fullest potential! Get out of “automatic mode” and take better photos by adjusting your aperture, shutter speed, ISO/film speed, exposure compensation, exposure mode, white balance and much more. DSLR, mirrorless and film cameras that have the classic P, A/Av, S/Tv and M exposure modes are welcome. iPhones/Androids are welcome if you have an advanced photography app, such as ProCamera, that allows you to adjust the above topics. Have your camera and instruction manual ready for the first session. For more information, please contact the instructor at joe_yablonsky@yahoo.com. This class is taking place remotely. If you have registered, you will receive an email with details on how to access the class.

    *Class policies are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall.*