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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, June 2: Georgetown At Night

    2 Jun 2017 | 6:45 pm

    Time: 7:45 PM - 10:00 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, June 3: National Zoo Field Shoot

    3 Jun 2017 | 7:00 am

    Time: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Location: 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008 Join us for a morning at the National Zoo and learn tips for photographing animals. Whether you’re planning an African safari or just want to learn[…]

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  • 2017, June 3: Seeing in Black & White

    3 Jun 2017 | 8:30 am

    Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Location: 1616 H St NW, Washington, DC 20006 Join Greg Holden and learn how to see color in black in white and how monochrome images can be used to portray certain moods and feelings.[…]

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  • 2017, June 3: Library of Congress Photo Safari

    3 Jun 2017 | 1:30 pm

    Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Location: 101 Independence Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20540 ​The Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation’s capital with its ornate interiors and grand staircases.[…]

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  • 2017, June 4: Lightroom In A Day

    4 Jun 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, June 4: DSLR Photography Basics

    4 Jun 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, June 4: Fieldwork - Photography Basics At Dumbarton Oaks Gardens

    4 Jun 2017 | 2:15 pm

    Time: 3:15 PM - 5:45 PM Location: 1703 32nd St NW, Washington, DC 20007 The Gardens entrance is on R St. at 31st St. This class is designed for those who have taken any of the Photography Basics classes and[…]

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  • 2017, June 10: Moms With Cameras

    10 Jun 2017 | 9:00 am

    Time: 10:00 PM - 2:00 PM Location: 8130 Porter Road, Falls Church, Virginia, 22042 Take your MOMtography to the next level! Childhood is fleeting. Join us and learn how to capture all of your special memories from a Mom who[…]

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  • 2017, June 10: The Small Studio

    10 Jun 2017 | 9:30 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, June 10: Historic Waterford Field Shoot

    10 Jun 2017 | 2:00 pm

    Time: 3:00 PM - 7:00 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, June 10: Natural Light Portraiture

    10 Jun 2017 | 4:30 pm

    Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm Location: 1616 H St NW #10, Washington, DC 20006 Jump start your career as a portrait photographer and learn the essentials of using natural light. Hone your craft and gain an understanding of how to ‘see’[…]

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  • 2017, June 11: Printing With Lightroom

    11 Jun 2017 | 8:30 am

    Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Location: 1616 H St, NW. DC 20006 Making a beautiful print of a favorite photo is a wonderful feeling. However, the printing process can be a challenge. Have you made a print and it[…]

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  • 2017, June 11: Wacom Tablets - Powerful Tools for Photo Editing

    11 Jun 2017 | 11:30 am

    Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Location: 1616 H St, NW. DC 20006 Wacom tablets are a great tool to use when editing your photos, especially when working with brushes and other fine grain adjustments. Do you use a tablet[…]

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  • 2017, June 11: Getting Started In Food Photography

    11 Jun 2017 | 12:00 pm

    Time: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM Location: 2141 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC 20007 This class is SOLD OUT! Please see the July 23 date. Join us at Renee Comet’s professional studio as she offers her tips and techniques for getting[…]

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  • 2017, June 11: St Matthews Cathedral Photo Safari

    11 Jun 2017 | 1:30 pm

    Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Location: 1725 Rhode island Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036 Fee includes $10 donation to the Cathedral. Dedicated in 1913, the Cathedral of Saint Matthew the Apostle (which honors the patron saint of civil servants)[…]

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  • 2017, June 17: The Lightroom Develop Module In Depth

    17 Jun 2017 | 8:28 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, June 18: DSLR Photography Basics

    18 Jun 2017 | 8:30 am

    Time: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Location: 8130 Porter Road, Falls Church, Virginia, 22042 Appropriate for DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras with manual exposure settings. Today’s digital cameras offer the photographer a wealth of tools that can lead to beautiful photographs. Capturing[…]

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  • 2017, June 18: Faces, Not Places, Photo Safari

    18 Jun 2017 | 1:30 pm

    Time: 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM Location: National Gallery of Art, 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 the faces[…]

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  • 2017, June 19: Getting Started in Event Photography

    19 Jun 2017 | 6:00 pm

    Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Location: 1616 H St NW Washington, DC 20006 Are you the person they turn to in the office when there is a birthday party, an awards ceremony, a visit by the Chairman of the[…]

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  • 2017, June 24: Creative Flower and Garden Photography at National Cathedral

    24 Jun 2017 | 6:30 am

    Time: 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM Location: Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Avenue N.W., Washington DC 20016 Hidden behind the beautiful Washington National Cathedral is the Bishop’s Garden. Designed by Frederick Law Olmstead Jr., the 59 acre garden and grounds[…]

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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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