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capital-photo-logoWe have teamed up with Capital Photography Center to offer up-to-date photo training and events to the photo community in the Washigton, DC area.

Capital Photography Center's instructor list boasts some of the area’s best instructors; Eliot Cohen, former Program Head of Photography at Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) Loudoun Campus, Chris Alvanas, Director of Photography at Center for Digital Imaging Arts – Boston University, E. David Luria, founder of the Washington Photo Safari and Karen Messick, Award winning professional photographer just to name a few.

Small class sizes with most limited to just 10 to 15 students, a few are as large as 25. This allows plenty of individual attention and makes learning an enjoyable experience. Classes are taught at MBS' locations in Gaithersburg and Frederick, in a variety of settings; hands-on in the field shooting, classroom style, in photography studios or at hi-tech digital/computer labs.

Whether you are a new camera owner wanting to better understand its features, an amateur photographer aspiring to become professional, or an experienced photographer wanting to learn the inner workings of Lightroom or Photoshop, you’ll find a class that addresses your needs, taught in a professional setting with an expert instructor.

to learn more about  Capital Photography Center, please visit their website at www.capitalphotographycenter.com

Capital Photography Center Upcoming Classes and Events

  • 2017, September 30: Photoshop For Photographers

    30 Sep 2017 | 8:00 am

    Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: 1616 H St NW, Washington, DC 20006 Although Photoshop is powerful enough for the pros, it offers many options and opportunities for the digital enthusiast. Join Corey Hilz for a full day of[…]

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  • 2017, September 30: Special Story-Telling Photography Safari for Seniors at the Newseum!

    30 Sep 2017 | 1:30 pm

    Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Location: 555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001 Through a specially discounted arrangement with this monument to journalism and freedom of the press, we'll take you inside to some of the most interesting exhibits that[…]

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  • 2017, October 1: Fieldwork - Photo Basics Around U.S. Capitol

    1 Oct 2017 | 6:30 am

    Time: 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Location: 100 Independence Avenue Southeast Washington, DC 20540 This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce[…]

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  • 2017, October 1: External Flash Made Easy - For Canon Users

    1 Oct 2017 | 12:59 pm

    Time: 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM Location: 616 H St, NW. DC 20006 Learn how to get the most out of your Canon external flash unit. While modern DSLR cameras all feature excellent low light performance, even the beginning photographer[…]

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  • 2017, October 1: Countryside Wineries Photo Shoot

    1 Oct 2017 | 1:30 pm

    Time: 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM Location: 3 to 4 wineries in Purcellville area Early October is prime time for grape harvesting. The grapevines have turned beautiful colors and are at their most photogenic. Join us for an afternoon of[…]

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  • 2017, October 1: iPhone Photography At National Portrait Gallery

    1 Oct 2017 | 10:45 pm

    Time: 11:45 AM - 3:45 PM Location: 8th and F St NW, DC, 20004 Join Karen Messick in Washington DC for a afternoon of “iPhoneography!” Our venue for this class is at the beautiful National Portrait Gallery which offers endless[…]

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  • 2017, October 7: DSLR Photography Basics

    7 Oct 2017 | 8:30 am

    Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Location: 1616 H St NW Washington, DC 20006 Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings. Today’s cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to beautiful photographs. Capturing the perfect[…]

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  • 2017, October 7: Real Estate and Architectural Photography

    7 Oct 2017 | 2:00 pm

    Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Location: Glen Meadow Road, Centreville, VA 20120 Good pictures sell houses and condominiums via the web, or in brochures and publications. This class, designed for people wishing to photograph their own homes or real state[…]

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  • 2017, October 8: The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

    8 Oct 2017 | 8:30 am

    Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM Location: 8130 Porter Rd, Falls Church, VA, 22042 Designed exclusively for photographers, Adobe Lightroom’s Develop Module offers incredible tools for editing our digital images. Join Marie Joabar as she provides in-depth explanations of these[…]

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  • 2017, October 14: External Flash Made Easy

    14 Oct 2017 | 8:30 am

    Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Location: 8130 Porter Road, Falls Church, Virginia, 22042 For Non Canon Users Learn how to get the most out of your external flash unit. The class will help you understand the modes and functions[…]

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  • 2017, October 14: Advanced External Flash Class

    14 Oct 2017 | 1:30 pm

    Time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Location: 8130 Porter Road, Falls Church, Virginia, 22042 Take your flash skills to the next level by expanding your creative options in the studio and on location. External flashes are versatile enabling you to[…]

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  • 2017, October 15: Autumn in Harpers Ferry

    15 Oct 2017 | 6:45 am

    Time: 7:45 AM - 10:45 AM Location: Harper’s Ferry Train Station, 112 Potomac Street, Harpers Ferry, WV. Autumn in historical Harper's Ferry is beautiful and multiple photographic opportunities are abound. Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Appalachian Trail[…]

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  • 2017, October 15: Faces, Not Places, Photo Safari

    15 Oct 2017 | 1:30 pm

    Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Location: National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, 700 Constitution Ave, Washington, DC 20002 ​When you travel, you like to come back with images not just of the monuments, historic buildings and landscapes, but also[…]

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  • 2017, October 21: Birds of Prey and Wildlife Critters Field Shoot

    21 Oct 2017 | 7:30 am

    Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Location: Huntley Meadows Park. 3701 Lockheed Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22306 Join us and enjoy the opportunity to photograph raptors, amphibians and wildlife animals, our subjects might include a turtle, snake, bat, owl, hawk and[…]

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  • 2017, October 21: Lightroom In A Day

    21 Oct 2017 | 8:00 am

    Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Location: 8130 Porter Rd, Falls Church, VA, 22042 Learn Lightroom in a day. We'll look at the 2 most powerful modules, the Library and the Develop Modules. Learn how to use Lightroom to be[…]

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  • 2017, October 21: The Small Studio

    21 Oct 2017 | 8:30 am

    Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Location: 5619 Oak Place, Bethesda, MD, 20817 Shooting in a studio provides a special opportunity to control light for portraits and full-body photography and is something that can be set up in the home.[…]

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  • 2017, October 21: Georgetown At Night

    21 Oct 2017 | 5:00 pm

    Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Location: Water Street Northwest, Georgetown, DC 20007 If you think Georgetown is pretty in the daytime, wait until you see it through your camera’s viewfinder at night! On this safari you will learn the[…]

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  • 2017, October 22: Historic Waterford Field Shoot

    22 Oct 2017 | 1:30 pm

    Time: 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM Location: Second St, Waterford, VA 20197 Fee includes a donation to the Historic Waterford Foundation. Spend the afternoon in the historic village of Waterford, Virginia, a National Historic Landmark. This quaint town in Loudoun[…]

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  • 2017, October 28: Fieldwork - Photography Basics in Old Town Alexandria

    28 Oct 2017 | 6:30 am

    Time: 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Location: Old Town, Alexandria, VA 22314 This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and want the opportunity to work in the field to reinforce the material[…]

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  • 2017, October 28: Birds of Prey Field Shoot

    28 Oct 2017 | 7:30 am

    Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Location: Carrie Murray Center, Baltimore Strong grasping feet equipped with sharp talons, a hooked upper beak, and excellent binocular vision are the features that qualify eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, and even vultures as raptors,[…]

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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Phone: (301) 590-2555

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Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: (240) 415-6250

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