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Family and Children Photography

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Merrifield
8130 Porter Rd
At Gallows Rd
Virginia, District of Columbia 22042
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this photography class:

Photographing families and children can be both meaningful and artistically rewarding as well as financially beneficial. Family portraiture is a beautiful way to celebrate the gift of togetherness, strengthen relational bonds, build self-esteem in children, and document the family unit. 

Whether photographing children for the family album or creating timeless portraits for future generations to enjoy, this class will help you build the skills necessary to achieve your goals.  

Topics covered will include:

  • Creating aesthetic interest through camera exposure techniques such as choice of aperture to create varying depths of field.
  • Understanding lens choices; which lens to use in what situation
  • Tips for shooting large families and multiple children 
  • How to gain the cooperation of children within the ages and stages of development
  • Composition tips to turn your snapshots into works of art
  • Brief discussion of how to get started shooting family portraiture for income (ie: equipment needs on a budget, locations, marketing, etc.)

Come prepared to learn through lecture and image discussions. Participants are welcome to bring a few images for discussion with the group.


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A refund or a credit towards another class (less a $20 processing fee) can be given if cancellation notice is given more than 5 business days from the scheduled class.

If there is no cancellation notice, or it is given 5 business days or less, no refund or credit will be given. Requests to reschedule a class will incur a $20 processing fee provided notice is given more than 5 business days prior to the class. If request to reschedule is given less than business 5 days prior to the class, no refund or credit will be given.

If Capital Photography Center cancels or postpones a class due to weather or low enrollment, you can choose a full refund or a credit towards a future class.

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Capital Photography Center was created by Marie Joabar who for more than a decade was the Education Programs Manager and Corporate Trainer at Penn Camera, one of Washington D.C.’s long standing photography retailers. Marie developed that company’s educational program growing it from...

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