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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.

APERTURE DSLR track

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, August 21, 2021

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 11th 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 Wednesday, August 25, 2021

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. A homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Wednesday, September 15, 2021

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. A homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, September 25, 2021

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 11th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

ART with your iPhone (and SmartPhones)

Pixels and IPAs (The MicroBrew Tourtorial) Starts Friday, August 20, 2021

This is the "happy hour" version of our most popular new workshop. We start at 5:00 pm Friday nights, do a 1/2 hour of classroom, and then hit the NordEast back streets to sample the latest offerings at Indeed, 612, and Bauhaus breweries. Photo instruction and shooting all the while! Everybody leaves with a 13X19 print of their own. Come "dial into" one of the best methods of creating great photographs with iPhones and other Smart phones. We'll work on composition, creativity, judging hops, "seeing" light and printing. Learn photography. Have a beer! Tourtorial Fee: $195 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Tuesday, August 24, 2021

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

LUMINOS Lighting track

Small Light, Big Results: Unleashing the Power of Your Portable Flash Starts Wednesday, August 25, 2021

This class 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 areas to practice what you've learned. Class Fee: $225 View Details

Macro Photography

Macro Photography: The World Up Close Starts Saturday, September 18, 2021

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 12th year at the Mpls Photo Center! A lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $225 View Details

Night Photography

Night Photography: Twin Cities at Twilight Starts Friday, August 13, 2021

This Friday evening workshop touches on different aspects of using your camera at night. It is designed to gain the knowledge and experience in night photography and discover the many interesting techniques of using your camera at night. View Details

Night Photography: Twin Cities at Twilight Starts Friday, September 17, 2021

This Friday evening workshop touches on different aspects of using your camera at night. It is designed to gain the knowledge and experience in night photography and discover the many interesting techniques of using your camera at night. View Details

Youth Photo Classes

Teen Photography Camp/Afternoon Starts Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Our 4-day, afternoon Summer Photography Camp is for teens ages 13-17 that love art, photography and digital cameras. Participants will learn digital camera basics to allow and encourage their creativity through photographic expression. Previous photography experience not required, just enthusiasm for learning, fun and making photos. Starts at 1:30 PM $295 View Details

Teen Photography Camp/Morning Starts Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Our 4-day morning photography camp is for teens who love art, photography and digital cameras. Participants will learn digital camera basics to allow and encourage their creativity through photographic expression. Previous photography experience not required, just enthusiasm for learning, fun and making photos. Starts at 9:00 A.M. $295 View Details

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