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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.

@Hopkins Center for the Arts Workshops

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, January 8, 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. At Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Art Lab/2nd Floor Workshop Fee: $195 View Details

Art With Your SmartPhone Starts Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Join us at the Hopkins Center for the Arts for 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. At Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Art Lab/2nd Floor Workshop Fee: $175 View Details

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 is 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. At Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Art Lab/2nd Floor Workshop Fee: $195 View Details

Composition Basics: Making Great Photographs Starts Saturday, January 22, 2022

In this 5-hr workshop at the 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. At Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Art Lab/2nd Floor Workshop Fee: $195 View Details

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

Step up your game! This advance workshop at Hopkins Center for the Arts 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. At Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Art Lab/2nd Floor Workshop Fee: $195 View Details

Small Light, Big Results: Unleashing the Power of Your Portable Flash Starts Saturday, January 29, 2022

This weekend 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 using various locations and lighting set ups to practice what you've learned. At Hopkins Center for the Arts 1111 Main Street Hopkins MN 55343 Art Lab/2nd Floor Workshop Fee: $195 View Details

@MPLS Photo Center

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Saturday, December 11, 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, December 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, January 15, 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 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, January 19, 2022

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, February 19, 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, 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 Starts Wednesday, December 8, 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

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, January 26, 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, March 5, 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

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, December 4, 2021

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 11th 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, 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, December 11, 2021

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

Evening Seminar

Digital Studies: From Camera to Print Starts Thursday, January 6, 2022

An in depth 7-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: $595 View Details

LUMINOS Lighting track

Portrait Lighting Starts Saturday, January 15, 2022

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

Monthly Photography Group Meeting

STREET PHOTOGRAPHER Starts Tuesday, December 7, 2021

December 7 meeting is a Salon night. STREET PHOTOGRAPHER group at the Mpls Photo Center is a monthly gathering and forum, currently meeting ONSITE at: 1400 Van Buren Street NE Mpls., MN 55413 INDEED Room--1st Floor $10 Fee: Register Online. FREE for MPC Members! View Details

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