Orange County Photography Classes

with Nick Carver

Filters & White Balance for Digital Photography
Tustin, CA | 1 Saturday Morning 10:00am-12:30pm | $39

Don't be fooled by the marketing of software companies - filters are just as useful in digital photography as they've ever been! Find out what filters Photoshop can never replace and which filters are most important to keep in your bag. Learn how to avoid blown-out skies in your landscapes with split NDs, how to get richer colors with a polarizer, how to mimic a warming filter with your white balance, and more! - 12 seats

Beginner to Intermediate (?) | Requirements | About the Location


June 6, 2015

Saturday morning 10:00am-12:30pm

8% Full
Understanding Exposure for Beginners
Tustin, CA | 2 Consecutive Saturdays 10:00am-12:30pm | $75

Perfect for beginning photographers, this class is designed to make exposure easily understandable to even the greenest students. Learn what shooting modes to use, how to get correct exposures, and what the shutter speed, aperture, and ISO are. With Nick's trademark ultra-clear explanations, you'll leave this class knowing what the f-stop is, how to get blurry backgrounds, how to avoid totally blurry photos in low light, and much more! - 12 seats

Beginner (?) | Requirements | About the Location


June 13, 2015

Sat June 13 and 20 10:00am-12:30pm

17% Full
Field Workshop
Sunset/Twilight at Top of the World
Laguna Beach, CA | 1 Wednesday Evening 6:45-8:45pm | $49

Photograph Orange County from one of the most beautiful overlooks in the southland. In this single-evening workshop, you'll join Nick and up to 6 fellow photographers to capture the sunset over the ocean in a stunning panoramic to the west before turning your camera east to photograph Saddleback Mountain and the city below at twilight. - 7 students

Intermediate to Advanced (?) | ! View Prerequisites | Requirements | Location


June 17, 2015

Wednesday Evening 6:45pm-8:45pm

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Composition for Dramatic Landscapes
Irvine, CA | 1 Tuesday Evening 6:30pm-9:00 | $39

Discover the secrets of this Outdoor Photographer published pro for creating dramatic landscape compositions so you, too, can make real works of art out of the landscape. In this single-evening class, Nick will reveal his most powerful tools and techniques for making landscape photographs that "wow" viewers. He'll pick apart several of his images to show you how to make your own memorable landscape photos.- 25 seats

Beginner to Advanced (?) | Requirements | About the Location


June 23, 2015

Tuesday Evening 6:30pm-9:00pm


To enroll, CLICK HERE & type 152032 into the search field
8% Full
Landscape Photography
Irvine, CA | 4 Consecutive Thursdays 6:30pm-9:00pm | $99

Learn to create dramatic nature landscapes that will truly capture the moment as you remember it. Discover the key to great landscape photos, how to control exposure, how to frame a shot for big impact, how to get the sharpest image possible, what the most important tool in a landscape photographer’s bag is and much more. Then apply these new skills in the field on a shoot with Nick! - 20 seats

Intermediate to Advanced (?) | Requirements | About the Location


July 9, 2015

Every Thurs 6:30-9:00pm Jul 9 - Jul 30

Note: We will meet for the field shoot on Thursday, July 23 at 6:15-8:15pm in Laguna Beach.


To enroll, CLICK HERE & type 155612 into the search field
5% Full
Macro Photography Class
Tustin, CA | 3 Consecutive Saturdays 2:00pm-4:30pm | $85

In this 3-week Orange County photography class all about macro photography, you'll learn how to get better close-ups with your DSLR or mirrorless camera. Nick will teach you what equipment you should invest in, what settings to use, how to frame a shot, how to find good light and more. Learn how to get interesting close-ups that are tack sharp, colorful and beautifully composed. No macro lens required! - 12 seats

Intermediate to Advanced (?) | Requirements | About the Location


July 11, 2015

Every Sat 2:00pm-4:30 Jul 11 - Jul 25

17% Full
Adobe® Lightroom® Class
Tustin, CA | 3 Consecutive Thursdays 6:30pm-9:00pm | $85

Adobe Lightroom offers a world of valuable tools to the digital photographer, but many users don't use this program to its full potential. In this class about Adobe Lightroom, you'll learn everything from import to export, including proper file management, how to adjust images for maximum impact, how to set up an efficient workflow, and more. This isn't just a class about how to use Adobe Lightroom, it's about how to use Lightroom like a pro to cut down your time at the computer and create better results. - 12 seats

Beginner to Intermediate (?) | Requirements | About the Location


Aug 6, 2015

Every Thurs 6:30-9:00pm Aug 6 - Aug 20

17% Full
Field Workshop
Long Exposures at Little Corona
Newport Beach, CA | 1 Tuesday Evening 6:30-8:30pm | $49

Better get your neutral density filter and tripod ready, because this field workshop is all about slowing down that shutter speed. In this single-evening photography workshop, you'll join Nick and up to 6 fellow photographers to practice long exposure photography at some of the most interesting rock formations in Orange County. - 7 students

Intermediate to Advanced (?) | ! View Prerequisites | Requirements | Location


July 21, 2015

Tuesday Evening 6:15pm-8:15pm

0% Full
Field Workshop
Sunset at Cress Beach
Laguna Beach, CA | 1 Wednesday Evening 5:30-7:30pm | $49

You've learned all about exposure, filters, and composition in the classroom, now it's time to put your skills to use in the field! In this single-evening Orange County photography workshop, you'll join Nick and up to 6 fellow photographers at one of Nick's favorite beaches for photographing the sunset - Cress Street Beach in Laguna Beach. - 7 students

Intermediate to Advanced (?) | ! View Prerequisites | Requirements | Location


Sept 2, 2015

Wednesday Evening 5:30pm-7:30pm

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How to Shoot in Manual Mode
Irvine, CA | 2 Consecutive Tuesday Evenings | $79

Finally learn how to take pictures in manual mode with confidence and predictability. In this Orange County photography class, you’ll learn how shutter speed, aperture and ISO work together to create an exposure in manual mode. You’ll also learn about your camera’s light meter and how to use it to figure out your settings with an easy-to-understand & fun-to-use technique for manual metering. Includes in-class exercises. - 25 seats

Intermediate to Advanced (?) | Requirements | About the Location


Sept 8, 2015

Tuesday Sept 8 and 15 6:30-9:00pm


To enroll, CLICK HERE & type 155613 into the search field
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Advanced Split ND Techniques
Tustin, CA | 1 Saturday Morning 10:00am-12:30pm | $39

You've learned about graduated ND filters in one of Nick's other Orange County photography classes, now take your split ND use to the next level with this advanced class. Nick will teach you how to figure the exact ND strength for each photo, how to get precise placement, how to perfectly expose reflections in lake and ocean scenes, how to deal with sunlit mountains and cliffs, plus tips for using split NDs with other filters, what to buy and more! - 12 students

Intermediate to Advanced (?) | ! View Prerequisites | Requirements | About the Location


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