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Oct
8
Mastering Your DSLR or Mirrorless Camera Hands-on Workshop

This workshop is great for photographers who recently got a camera and those who have been shooting in Auto mode or Manual mode but seek better results.

9:00 - 4:00 PM CT
Oct
11
Canon Camera Basics

During this 2-hour in person class we will explore the settings on your Canon camera and different controls and menu settings.

5:30 - 7:30 PM CT
Oct
16
Fall Photo Walk through the UW Arboretum - Free Event

Peak fall colors are just around the corner here in Madison! On October 16, from 3:30pm - 5:30pm CT, join Logan and Charlie on a free photo walk at the Arboretum! We will roam the park grounds, focusing on vibrant leaves, dynamic light, and if we’re lucky, a brilliant sunset. You don’t want to miss this fun, free event!

3:30 - 5:30 PM CT
Oct
17
Impactful Event Photography - Free Webinar

Learn how to be a visual storyteller in this event photography class. Learn how to enhance your image quality and provide a variety of images to deliver to your family, friends or clients. We will go over types of photography, appropriate lenses, preparation, and awareness of your surroundings and backgrounds to elevate your event album. This class is open to all levels of photographers and presented by Canon.

6:30 - 7:30 PM CT
Oct
18
Wildlife Basics - Free Webinar

Nothing is more frustrating than missing that once in a lifetime photo. Join Sony Digital Imaging Specialist Ashley Ondricek as he prepares you for the next big excursion. In this class we will cover camera settings to enhance your wildlife photos and tips and tricks to capture better images.

6:30 - 7:30 PM CT
Oct
19
Nature & Landscape: small worlds to grand landscapes - Free Webinar

Whether you are standing in front of a grand vista, getting up close to tiny subjects or sitting in a blind waiting for birds to fly by, here is the chance to get some helpful hints on how to best capture your subjects. Tamron Tech Rep Armando Flores will help you see and manipulate light, creating the right exposures, composition, close-up photography, and the most important part: what lens to use and why! So, stop wondering, “Why don’t my images come out the way I want?” This seminar will show you how to make the most of your photography.

6:30 - 7:30 PM CT
Oct
20
Fantastic Filters Webinar - Free Webinar

In this webinar, learn about the advantages of various filters for the front of your lenses. We will talk about the benefits of a circular polarizer, variable neutral density, hard stop neutral density, UV, square filters, and more. Learn how a piece of quality glass in front can take your images to the next level.

6:30 - 7:30 PM CT
Oct
21
Beyond the Manual: Nikon Z System - Free Webinar

Come and explore the exciting Nikon Z mirrorless cameras with us during this free event! The Camera Company is pleased to welcome Nikon Rep Andy Dunaway. Andy will be our guide through some of the cool and fun features buried within these cameras. EVF Settings, File Options, AF Point Settings, Menu Customization and Focus Stacking are just some of the highlights of the fast paced fun-filled seminar.

6:30 - 7:30 PM CT
Oct
25
Understanding Exposure (ISO, Shutter Speed & Aperture)

This 2-hour class will give you a solid understand of ISO, shutter and aperture and how they work together to give you accurate exposure and give you the artistic look of the image.

5:30 - 7:30 PM CT
Oct
26
Let’s Go Monochromatic With Jillian B of Tamron online event

How to adjust an image for the best tonal contrast? Jillian will also discuss color theory within B&W photography to help in you in editing

6:00 - 7:00 PM CT
Oct
27
Sony Camera Basics

During this 2-hour in person class, we will explore the settings on your Sony camera and different controls and menu settings.

5:30 - 7:30 PM CT
Nov
1
Nikon Camera Basics

During this 2-hour in person class, we will explore the settings on your Nikon camera and different controls and menu settings.

5:30 - 7:30 PM CT
Jan
13
Northwoods Wisconsin Winter Workshop, January 13-15, 2023

A wonderful experience based out of instructor Dave Miess’ studio in the heart of Wisconsin’s Northwoods! We’ll explore Wisconsin’s Lakeland region in all its Winter splendor, including waterfalls, national and state forests, a covered bridge, and more. If the skies cooperate, we will also do some night sky photography. In addition, we’ll spend time in Dave’s Natural Spaces Studio concentrating on post-capture processing. We especially encourage photographers newer to image processing to attend! This is a small-group workshop allowing more interaction with students by the instructors.

Feb
8
Lake Superior North Shore Winter Photo Workshop, February 8-10, 2023

Winter is an amazing time along the North Shore of Minnesota. Join us as we explore shorelines, islands, and waterfalls as they take on a special majesty in the snow and ice. Places we will photograph include Hollow Rock, The Tombolo, Split Rock, Pigeon Falls, and more. If the skies cooperate, we will also do some night sky photography. In addition, we will have daily sessions where we are available to assist you with post-capture processing questions and ideas. These are judgement-free sessions, and we maintain a positive learning environment! Your workshop registration includes: • Personalized, one-on-one attention from our instructors. • All transportation during the workshop. • All entry fees to parks. • Set of Neutral Density filters. • Workshop handouts/materials. And even after you return from the workshop, we provide you with some extras! • You will have the opportunity to be part of the adventure's social media group, so you can continue to learn and share from others you met. • Your instructors will always be available for ongoing support and ideas after you return.

May
10
Door County Spring Workshop, May 10-12, 2023

Door County. The name itself conjures images of quaint shoreline towns, idyllic farms with cherry trees, and gorgeous vistas overlooking Lake Michigan. We will be shooting at classic Door County locations, including Cave Point, Peninsula State Park, Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse, Cana Lighthouse (if conditions allow), Tofte Point, and other iconic Door County sites. In addition, we will have daily sessions where we are available to assist you with post-capture processing questions and ideas. These are judgement-free sessions, and we maintain a positive learning environment! Your workshop registration includes: • Personalized, one-on-one attention from our instructors. • All transportation during the workshop. • All entry fees to parks. • Set of Neutral Density filters. • Workshop handouts/materials. And even after you return from the workshop, we provide you with some extras! • You will have the opportunity to be part of the adventure's social media group, so you can continue to learn and share from others you met. • Your instructors will always be available for ongoing support and ideas after you return.

May
30
Badlands Photo Workshop, May 30-June 9, 2023 - Four Elements Photo Adventures

There are few places in North America that are as iconic as the Badlands of South Dakota. From the multi-colored spires and cliffs to the wildlife, grasslands, and some of the darkest skies anywhere - the Badlands have it all. It's a photographer's dream. We will explore iconic locations within the park with this photo workshop, as well as some lesser-known spots. In addition, the Badlands Workshop will take advantage of the park's dark skies to do some night sky photography (depending on weather conditions). In addition, we will have daily sessions where we are available to assist you with post-capture processing questions and ideas. These are judgement-free sessions, and we maintain a positive learning environment! Your workshop registration includes: • Personalized, one-on-one attention from our instructors. • All transportation during the workshop. • All entry fees to parks. • Set of Neutral Density filters. • Workshop handouts/materials. And even after you return from the workshop, we provide you with some extras! • You will have the opportunity to be part of the adventure's social media group, so you can continue to learn and share from others you met. • Your instructors will always be available for ongoing support and ideas after you return.

Jun
13
Lake Superior South Shore Workshop, June 13-16, 2023 - Four Elements Photo Adventures

This workshop concentrates on the South Shore of the Big Lake as summer kicks off. We’ll travel along the shoreline starting in the Porcupine Mountains of Upper Michigan and moving west to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin. Along the way, we will photograph hidden waterfalls, rugged shorelines, and amazing vistas of the largest lake in the world. If the skies cooperate, we will also do some night sky photography. In addition, we will have daily sessions where we are available to assist you with post-capture processing questions and ideas. These are judgement-free sessions, and we maintain a positive learning environment! Your workshop registration includes: • Personalized, one-on-one attention from our instructors. • All transportation during the workshop. • All entry fees to parks. • Set of Neutral Density filters. • Workshop handouts/materials. And even after you return from the workshop, we provide you with some extras! • You will have the opportunity to be part of the adventure's social media group, so you can continue to learn and share from others you met. • Your instructors will always be available for ongoing support and ideas after you return.

Jul
10
Northwoods Wisconsin Summer Workshop, July 10-12. 2023

Wisconsin’s Northwoods are a true treasure. Deep forests, crystal-clear lakes, wildlife, brilliant sunsets. This three-day workshop is an exposure to the Northwoods with a large focus on post-capture processing. We’ll be shooting around the largest concentration of freshwater lakes in the world! We will spend our evenings shooting along pristine lakes, waterfalls, and in Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest. Then we’ll spend most of the following days learning post-capture processing including, file maintenance, workflow, prepping images for printing – and much more. We’ll base our class work out of Natural Spaces Studio – Four Elements instructor Dave Miess’ studio located on the shores of beautiful Ross Allen Lake near Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin. We especially encourage photographers newer to image processing to attend! This is a small-group workshop allowing more interaction with students by the instructors.

Sep
19
Lake Superior North Shore Photo Workshop, September 19-22, 2023 - Four Elements Photo Adventures

This is the ultimate North Shore workshop! We will start our photography on the Canadian border and work our way down along the scenic North Shore. Places we will photograph include Hollow Rock, The Tombolo, Split Rock, Pigeon Falls, and more. If the skies cooperate, we will also do some night sky photography. In addition, we will have daily sessions where we are available to assist you with post-capture processing questions and ideas. These are judgement-free sessions, and we maintain a positive learning environment! Your workshop registration includes: • Personalized, one-on-one attention from our instructors. • All transportation during the workshop. • All entry fees to parks. • Set of Neutral Density filters. • Workshop handouts/materials. And even after you return from the workshop, we provide you with some extras! • You will have the opportunity to be part of the adventure's social media group, so you can continue to learn and share from others you met. • Your instructors will always be available for ongoing support and ideas after you return.

Oct
3
Fall Lake Superior Workshop, October 3-6, 2023 - Four Elements Photo Adventures

Arguably some of the best fall color in the Midwest is along the South Shore of Lake Superior in Upper Michigan. We will photograph the UP in all its autumn beauty during this workshop. We will visit Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, dazzling waterfalls, quiet inland lakes, and more! If the skies cooperate, we will also do some night sky photography. In addition, we will have daily sessions where we are available to assist you with post-capture processing questions and ideas. These are judgement-free sessions, and we maintain a positive learning environment! Your workshop registration includes: • Personalized, one-on-one attention from our instructors. • All transportation during the workshop. • All entry fees to parks. • Set of Neutral Density filters. • Workshop handouts/materials. And even after you return from the workshop, we provide you with some extras! • You will have the opportunity to be part of the adventure's social media group, so you can continue to learn and share from others you met. • Your instructors will always be available for ongoing support and ideas after you return.

Oct
12
Door County Fall, October 12-14, 2023 - Four Elements Photo Adventures

Door County. The name itself conjures images of quaint shoreline towns, idyllic farms with cherry trees, and gorgeous vistas overlooking Lake Michigan. We will be shooting at classic Door County locations, including Cave Point, Peninsula State Park, Sturgeon Bay Lighthouse, Cana Lighthouse (if conditions allow), Tofte Point, and other iconic Door County sites. In addition, we will have daily sessions where we are available to assist you with post-capture processing questions and ideas. These are judgement-free sessions, and we maintain a positive learning environment! Your workshop registration includes: • Personalized, one-on-one attention from our instructors. • All transportation during the workshop. • All entry fees to parks. • Set of Neutral Density filters. • Workshop handouts/materials. And even after you return from the workshop, we provide you with some extras! • You will have the opportunity to be part of the adventure's social media group, so you can continue to learn and share from others you met. • Your instructors will always be available for ongoing support and ideas after you return.

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Class and Workshop Gift Cards

Not sure what to get that photo enthusiast this year? A Camera Company Class or Workshop gift card is always sure to be a hit! Good towards any Class or Workshop. We will email you a promotional code that will reduce the cost of any Class or Workshop by $50.00. Our in-person classes generally cost $50.00.
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The Camera Company Photographer's Group
Camera Company Photographers Group

If you would like to meet some great people and go out and have fun shooting pictures while getting some tips and trying out some equipment join our Camera Company Photographer's Group. Every month we find an interesting place to go out and shoot as a group. There is no cost or commitment to joining our group.

Click here to check out our Photographer's Group Facebook page.

The Camera Company Photographer's Group
Four Elements Photo Adventures

We have partnered with Four Elements Photo Adventures to offer world-class photo workshops. Their instructors Cassius Callender, Mike Murray, and Dave Miess have decades of experience not only behind the viewfinder but also putting boots on rocks at their adventure locations.

Their objective is not only to make you a better photographer, but also to make sure you have fun and become part of a group of friendly, non-judgmental group of photographers..

Camera Company customers receive a 10% discount on their first Four Elements Workshop! Just use Coupon Code CC2022 when checking out!
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