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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.

Art with your iPhone (and SmartPhones)

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Saturday, December 15, 2018

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, the latest software Apps, and post-processing. Class Fee: $125 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Saturday, January 19, 2019

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, the latest software Apps, and post-processing. Class Fee: $125 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Saturday, February 23, 2019

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, the latest software Apps, and post-processing. Class Fee: $125 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Saturday, March 23, 2019

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, the latest software Apps, and post-processing. Class Fee: $125 View Details

Beginning Digital Part 1 - Weekday Class

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Wednesday, December 19, 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. A homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Wednesday, January 9, 2019

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 Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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 Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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 Digital Part 1 - Weekend Class

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Saturday, January 5, 2019

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

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Saturday, February 2, 2019

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

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Saturday, February 23, 2019

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

Black and White Film Darkroom

The Film Darkroom: Process & Print Starts Sunday, January 6, 2019

Haven’t shot film in a while or set foot in a darkroom for ages? Bring in your black & white film and/or negatives and get reacquainted with the satisfying process of developing and printing your pictures by hand. Two (2) 4 hr. sessions on consecutive Sundays. Class Fee: $195 View Details

The Film Darkroom: Process & Print Starts Sunday, February 10, 2019

Haven’t shot film in a while or set foot in a darkroom for ages? Bring in your black & white film and/or negatives and get reacquainted with the satisfying process of developing and printing your pictures by hand. Two (2) 4 hr. sessions on consecutive Sundays. Class Fee: $195 View Details

The Film Darkroom: Process & Print Starts Saturday, March 16, 2019

Haven’t shot film in a while or set foot in a darkroom for ages? Bring in your black & white film and/or negatives and get reacquainted with the satisfying process of developing and printing your pictures by hand. Two (2) 4 hr. sessions on consecutive Sundays. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Composition and Photography Basics

Composition Basics: Making Great Photographs Starts Sunday, January 6, 2019

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, January 26, 2019

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

Digital Printing Basics

Beginning Digital Printmaking Starts Saturday, January 12, 2019

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 (3) 13" X 19" Exhibit Quality prints! View Details

Beginning Digital Printmaking Starts Saturday, February 16, 2019

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 (3) 13" X 19" Exhibit Quality prints! View Details

Evening Seminar

Digital Studies: From Camera to Print Starts Thursday, January 10, 2019

An in depth 8-session workshop that starts with all of your camera’s settings and how to use them to make a good photograph and finishes with Lightroom and how to edit and print your final image in digital. Begin your journey to becoming a better photographer. Total Fee: $495 View Details

Digital Studies: From Camera to Print Starts Thursday, March 21, 2019

An in depth 8-session workshop that starts with all of your camera’s settings and how to use them to make a good photograph and finishes with Lightroom and how to edit and print your final image in digital. Begin your journey to becoming a better photographer. Total Fee: $495 View Details

Lightroom CC Weekend Workshop

Lightroom Classic CC: The Photographer's Best Friend Starts Saturday, January 12, 2019

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. A homemade lunch is provided both days! Class Fee: $295 View Details

Lightroom Classic CC: The Photographer's Best Friend Starts Saturday, February 9, 2019

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. A homemade lunch is provided both days! Class Fee: $295 View Details

Macro Photography

Macro Photography: The World Up Close Starts Sunday, February 3, 2019

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

Photoshop CC

New Photoshop CC Part 1 & 2: The World's Best Image Editor Starts Saturday, January 19, 2019

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. A homemade lunch is provided both days! Class Fee: $395 View Details

Pocket Strobe and Studio Lighting

Portrait Lighting Starts Sunday, January 13, 2019

Light is the single most important ingredient in creating photographs with impact. Exciting applications of studio lighting make it possible to transform the mundane into the magnificent. This workshop is designed for photographers seeking a broad understanding of artificial lighting techniques in order to achieve greater control over their images. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Portrait Lighting Starts Saturday, February 16, 2019

Light is the single most important ingredient in creating photographs with impact. Exciting applications of studio lighting make it possible to transform the mundane into the magnificent. This workshop is designed for photographers seeking a broad understanding of artificial lighting techniques in order to achieve greater control over their images. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Youth 12-16 Photo Classes

Beginning Digital Photography for Kids Age 13 - 16 Starts Wednesday, January 23, 2019

If you know a budding photographer age 13-16, we want to help them discover their photography skills and master them in no time. No need for previous photographic experience; just bring a curiosity to learn! Register with a friend and save 10%. View Details

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