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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 “Walk” with Valerie Jardin Starts Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Valerie will be presenting and talking about her #DoSomethingForNothing photo essays in our main gallery, on her collaboration with Joshua Coombes. Josh is the London-based hair designer and creator of #DoSomethingForNothing, through which he donates many hours of his time each month giving hair-cuts and other life amenities to homeless people in need. She will share stories and background and pictures at the end of the run of this very unique exhibition of photographs and philanthropy. $10. FREE for MPC Members. View Details

Beginning Digital Part 1 - Weekday Class

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Wednesday, September 12, 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, October 10, 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 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 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 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 Part 1 - Weekend Class

Beginning Digital Photography:Part 1 Starts Saturday, September 15, 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

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

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

Digital Part 2 - Weekend - Beyond the Basics Starts Saturday, December 1, 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 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 CC: The Photographer's Best Friend Starts Saturday, September 8, 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: 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, September 30, 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

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

Night Photography

Night Photography: Twin Cities at Twilight Starts Tuesday, September 18, 2018

This Two-evening workshop touches on different aspects of using your camera at night. They are designed to gain the knowledge and experience in night photography and discover the many interesting techniques of using your camera at night. Your instructor will be Curtis Juliber, in his 10th year at the Mpls Photo Center. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Photoshop CC

New Photoshop CC Part 1 & 2: The World's Best Image Editor Starts Saturday, August 25, 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

New Photoshop CC Part 1 & 2: The World's Best Image Editor Starts Saturday, September 22, 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

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

Youth 12-16 Photo Classes

Teen Photography Camp/Afternoon Starts Monday, August 13, 2018

Our week-long/half day Summer Photography Camp is for teens 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 1:00 PM. $295 View Details

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