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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.

@Hopkins Center for the Arts Workshops

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Thursday, January 20, 2022

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 workshop at Hopkins Center for the Arts 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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 2 - Beyond the Basics Starts Saturday, January 29, 2022

Step up your game! This Hopkins Center for the Arts workshop is designed as the follow-up to the one-day Digital & Mirrorless Part 1, or for those photographers who are comfortable with the basics of DSLR/Mirrorless photography and want to take the next steps both technically and creatively. Your instructor will be Curtis Juliber, in his 12th year with the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins, MN 55343 Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, February 5, 2022

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 workshop at Hopkins Center for the Arts 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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Fee: $195 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Thursday, February 10, 2022

Join one of our most popular new workshops, and "dial into" one of the newest methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones at Hopkins Center for the Arts. We'll work on composition, creativity, control,software Apps, post-processing and printing. A lunch is provided for your convenience. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Fee: $175 View Details

Beginning Digital Printmaking Starts Saturday, February 12, 2022

With so many ways to share our images digitally, it’s easy to let our images slip into “digital purgatory.” Meanwhile, affordable digital printers have improved by leaps and bounds in recent years. Harness the power of your printer and learn to make beautiful fine-art archival inkjet prints in this Hopkins Center for the Arts Workshop. Each student will leave with beautiful 13" X 19" Exhibit Quality prints! Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Wednesday, February 16, 2022

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 workshop at Hopkins Center for the Arts 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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Fee: $195 View Details

Small Light, Big Results: Unleashing the Power of Your Portable Flash Starts Wednesday, February 23, 2022

This weekday workshop at Hopkins Center for the Arts will help you understand how to use portable flashes to their best potential and achieve desired lighting effects. A short lecture will be followed by a lighting demonstration and various locations/set-ups to practice what you've learned. Class Fee: $225 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, March 5, 2022

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 workshop at Hopkins Center for the Arts 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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Fee: $195 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Thursday, March 10, 2022

Join one of our most popular new workshops, and "dial into" one of the newest methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones at Hopkins Center for the Arts. We'll work on composition, creativity, control,software Apps, post-processing and printing. A lunch is provided for your convenience. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Fee: $175 View Details

Beginning Digital Printmaking Starts Tuesday, March 15, 2022

With so many ways to share our images digitally, it’s easy to let our images slip into “digital purgatory.” Meanwhile, affordable digital printers have improved by leaps and bounds in recent years. Harness the power of your printer and learn to make beautiful fine-art archival inkjet prints in this Hopkins Center for the Arts Workshop. Each student will leave with beautiful 13" X 19" Exhibit Quality prints! Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Wednesday, March 23, 2022

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 workshop at Hopkins Center for the Arts 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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Fee: $195 View Details

Composition Basics: Making Great Photographs Starts Saturday, March 26, 2022

In this 5-hr workshop at Hopkins Center for the Arts,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. Lunch is provided. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins, MN 55343 Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 2 - Beyond the Basics Starts Thursday, March 31, 2022

Step up your game! This Hopkins Center for the Arts workshop is designed as the follow-up to the one-day Digital & Mirrorless Part 1, or for those photographers who are comfortable with the basics of DSLR/Mirrorless photography and want to take the next steps both technically and creatively. Your instructor will be Curtis Juliber, in his 12th year with the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins, MN 55343 Fee: $195 View Details

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Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, March 12, 2022

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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, April 16, 2022

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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, May 14, 2022

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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, June 18, 2022

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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

ART with your iPhone (and SmartPhones)

Art With Your SmartPhone (WEEKEND) Starts Saturday, January 22, 2022

Join one of our most popular new workshops, and "dial into" one of the newest methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones. We'll work on composition, creativity, control,software Apps, post-processing and printing. Class Fee: $175 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Join one of our most popular new workshops, and "dial into" one of the newest methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones. We'll work on composition, creativity, control,software Apps, post-processing and printing. Class Fee: $175 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Join one of our most popular new workshops, and "dial into" one of the newest methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones. We'll work on composition, creativity, control,software Apps, post-processing and printing. Class Fee: $175 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone (WEEKEND) Starts Saturday, April 9, 2022

Join one of our most popular new workshops, and "dial into" one of the newest methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones. We'll work on composition, creativity, control,software Apps, post-processing and printing. Class Fee: $175 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Join one of our most popular new workshops, and "dial into" one of the newest methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones. We'll work on composition, creativity, control,software Apps, post-processing and printing. Class Fee: $175 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone (WEEKEND) Starts Saturday, May 21, 2022

Join one of our most popular new workshops, and "dial into" one of the newest methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones. We'll work on composition, creativity, control,software Apps, post-processing and printing. Class Fee: $175 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Join one of our most popular new workshops, and "dial into" one of the newest methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones. We'll work on composition, creativity, control,software Apps, post-processing and printing. Class Fee: $175 View Details

COMPOSITION and Photography Basics track

Composition Basics: Making Great Photographs Starts Saturday, May 21, 2022

In this 5-hr 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

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 2 - Beyond the Basics Starts Saturday, March 19, 2022

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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 2 - Beyond the Basics Starts Saturday, May 7, 2022

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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 2 - Beyond the Basics Starts Saturday, June 25, 2022

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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

DIGITAL Printing track

Beginning Digital Printmaking Starts Saturday, March 26, 2022

With so many ways to share our images digitally, it’s easy to let our images slip into “digital purgatory.” Meanwhile, affordable digital printers have improved by leaps and bounds in recent years. Harness the power of your printer and learn to make beautiful fine-art archival inkjet prints. Class Fee: $195. Each student will leave with beautiful 13" X 19" Exhibit Quality prints! View Details

Beginning Digital Printmaking Starts Saturday, April 30, 2022

With so many ways to share our images digitally, it’s easy to let our images slip into “digital purgatory.” Meanwhile, affordable digital printers have improved by leaps and bounds in recent years. Harness the power of your printer and learn to make beautiful fine-art archival inkjet prints. Class Fee: $195. Each student will leave with beautiful 13" X 19" Exhibit Quality prints! View Details

Monthly Photography Group Meeting

STREET PHOTOGRAPHER Guest Photographer Event Starts Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Special Guest Artist: Mark Wojahn Tuesday, February 8, 6:30 PM The MPC STREET PHOTOGRAPHER group will be welcoming photographer, artist and filmmaker Mark Wojahn to our monthly speaker series. He will be sharing classic and current work. Mark Wojahn started out as a documentary photographer. For many years he shot for Minneapolis weeklies, websites, artists and families and still does from time to time. Mark has received some of the highest honors a Minnesotan can as a photographer with a McKnight Fellowship in 1995 and a Minnesota State Arts Board grant in 1994. He has exhibited at the legendary pARTS gallery (r.i.p) and served as a program director for the former Minnesota Center of Photography. As always, FREE for MPC Members, or $10 at the Door. Tuesday, February 8th 6:30 PM Social 7:00 PM Photographs Artist Presentation followed by Q and A. View Details

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