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MPC Classes & Workshops

The Mpls Photo offers weekday, evening and weekend workshops covering a wide variety of topics taught by certified experts in their fields, Mpls Photo Center provides ample opportunity for growth no matter what your interest or budget. Whether you're an artist wanting to improve your portfolio, a working photographer eager to sharpen your business acumen, or an absolute beginner who wants to improve your shots and print like a pro, we're here to help you reach your goals. Mpls Photo Center education is open to the public. MPC Members receive discounts on all Classes and Workshops.

Artist Talks

Artist Talk with Paul Matzner Starts Friday, November 9, 2018

Join featured artist Paul Matzner at the Mpls Photo Center CoOp Studio at 6:00 PM, just one hour before the debut of his exhibit in our Main Gallery. Paul is a great photographer AND storyteller, and will be presenting slides and additional photographs that will give the Facing You/Facing Me exhibit nice context and insight for you. Seating is limited to 100, so register Now! Please join us for this special event. FREE for MPC Members. $10 at the Door. View Details

Beginning Digital Part 1 - Weekday Class

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Wednesday, November 7, 2018

You are beginning digital photography and have just joined the world of amateur photography? This class was created to be a quick and easy way to get acquainted with your digital cameras essential functions, learn how the camera “sees,” and begin tak-ing great pictures. Your instructor will be Steve Bye, in his 10th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Wednesday, November 28, 2018

You are beginning digital photography and have just joined the world of amateur photography? This class was created to be a quick and easy way to get acquainted with your digital cameras essential functions, learn how the camera “sees,” and begin taking great pictures. Your instructor will be Steve Bye, in his 10th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning Digital Part 1 - Weekend Class

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Saturday, November 17, 2018

You are beginning digital photography and have just joined the world of amateur photography and bought yourself a new Digital SLR, but what do all those bits and buttons actually do? This class was created to be a quick and easy way to get acquainted with your digital camera's essential functions, learn how the camera “sees,” and begin taking great pictures. Your instructor will be Curtis Juliber, in his 10th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Composition and Photography Basics

Composition Basics: Making Great Photographs Starts Sunday, October 21, 2018

In this day long workshop students will look at some basic composition techniques that will dramatically improve their images. By applying one or more of these composition rules, your photos will go from looking amateurish to professional. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Digital Photography Part 2 - Weekend

Digital Part 2 - Weekend - Beyond the Basics Starts Saturday, October 27, 2018

Step up your game! This class is designed as the follow-up to the one-day Digital Part 1 or for those photographers who are comfortable with the basics of DSLR photography and want to take the next steps both technically and creatively. Your instructor will be Curtis Juliber, in his 10th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Lightroom CC Weekday Workshop

Lightroom Classic CC: Weekday-The Photographer's Best Friend Starts Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Adobe Lightroom CC is an incredibly powerful tool for photographers of all levels. In this two-day comprehensive workshop you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of proper Lightroom CC workflow to help you strengthen and streamline your photographic output. Your instructor will be Steve Bye, in his 10th year at the Mpls Photo Center. A homemade lunch is provided both days! Class Fee: $295 View Details

Lightroom CC Weekend Workshop

Lightroom Classic CC: The Photographer's Best Friend Starts Saturday, October 20, 2018

Adobe Lightroom CC is an incredibly powerful tool for photographers of all levels. In this two-day comprehensive workshop you’ll learn the ins-and-outs of proper Lightroom CC workflow to help you strengthen and streamline your photographic output. Your instructor will be Steve Bye, in his 10th year at the Mpls Photo Center. A homemade lunch is provided both days! Class Fee: $295 View Details

Macro Photography

Macro Photography: The World Up Close Starts Sunday, November 18, 2018

Discover new ways of finding, seeing, and capturing beautiful photographic images by moving closer and revealing detail. In this in-depth workshop we use an intimate approach to photograph what’s before us and create a unique, individual, and personal rendition of the subject. Your instructor will be Curtis Juliber, in his 10th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Monthly Photography Group Meeting

Photo Union League Starts Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Join photographer Michael Crouser for discussions, assignments,and a review of work, to help stimulate, guide and inspire photographers of all levels. Photo Union is about thinking, learning, sharing and growing. It’s about finding your voice, finding inspiration, and limitless exploration of the possible, improbable and impossible. Workshop FEE: $20 Now FREE for MPC Members View Details

Photoshop CC

New Photoshop CC Part 1 & 2: The World's Best Image Editor Starts Saturday, November 10, 2018

In just one weekend you'll learn to use Adobe’s newest Photoshop, version CC, to optimize the appearance of your images using Camera Raw, remove distractions with the Content-Aware Healing Brush, and size and sharpen images for print or the web. Additionally, this two-day workshop will feature the power of layers, Photoshop's most powerful tool. Your instructor will be Steve Bye, in his 10th year at the Mpls Photo Center. A homemade lunch is provided both days! Class Fee: $395 View Details

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