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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 Wednesday, March 10, 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, March 20, 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 homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

Beginning DSLR and Mirrorless: Part 1 Starts Wednesday, April 14, 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, April 24, 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 homemade lunch is provided for your convenience. Class Fee: $195 View Details

COMPOSITION and Photography Basics track

Composition Basics: Making Great Photographs Starts Saturday, March 27, 2021

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 15, 2021

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 Printing track

Beginning Digital Printmaking Starts Wednesday, March 17, 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

Beginning Digital Printmaking Starts Saturday, March 27, 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

Beginning Digital Printmaking Starts Saturday, May 8, 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, March 4, 2021

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: $495 View Details

Lighting track

Portrait Lighting Starts Saturday, March 6, 2021

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

Small Light, Big Results: Unleashing the Power of Your Portable Flash Starts Saturday, March 13, 2021

This weekend 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. View Details

Portrait Lighting Starts Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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

STREET PHOTOGRAPHER Online Event

STREET PHOTOGRAPHER Guest Photographer Online Event Starts Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Special Online Event with Carl Corey Tuesday, March 2, 6:30 PM FREE for MPC Members Artist Presentation followed by Q and A. Carl Corey is a Guggenheim Fellow in Photography and the recipient of over 100 awards from the photography and publishing communities including National INDIE Book Publishers Best Photography Book, The Crystal Book Award, Midwest Publishers Gold Book Award, New York Art Directors Club, Communication Arts, Print Annual and USA National Best Book Awards.. Carl’s work has been featured in many of photography’s most prestigious periodicals, including Camera Work Bicentennial Edition, Communication Arts, Columbia Journalism Review and Visual Communication Quarterly. Corey’s photographs have been the subject of three monographs including The Tavern League: A Portrait of the Wisconsin Tavern (The Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2011), and Rancher (Bunker Hill / GalleryPrint, 2007) and For Love and Money: A Portrait of the Family Business (WHS Press, 2014). He is a featured photographer in Contemporary Photography in New York City, edited by Marla Hamburg Kennedy (Rizzoli, 2011). View Details

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