Nikon School Cancellation Policy
Full Day and 3-Hour Classes: Registration cancellations are eligible for a full refund less a $25.00 (per ticket) transaction fee if Nikon receives a written cancellation request including the original eticket(s) at least five business days prior to the Nikon School date. To submit your request, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Nikon School, 1300 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11747. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER THAT TIME.
Go beyond point and shoot.
Whether you’re new to photography or just ready to go beyond point and shoot, this fun 3-Hour Nikon School class will inspire you to make better photos by teaching you the basics of exposure and how to use your camera more effectively. Learn how to use shutter speed, ISO and aperture to form a proper exposure, what all those buttons, dials and menus are on your camera, how and when to use a flash, how to frame a scene or portrait for a great photo and much more—and have a great time while you do it!
Start taking amazing photos
Get inspired to make better photos with this fun and informational 3-Hour Nikon School class for those wanting to go beyond point and shoot. Learn the basics of composition—how to frame a scene or portrait for a great photo—and how to use your camera more effectively. Get comfortable using shutter speed, ISO, aperture and white balance to form a proper exposure.
Get comfortable with your camera
Learn what all those buttons, dials and menus are on your camera. Translate exposure modes (P, S, A and M) on your camera to take great photos. Understand how to set your camera using the Shooting, Playback, Retouch and Custom Settings menus. Find out when a flash is necessary and how to add it. Even learn how to set up the camera to share images via Wi-Fi®!
Meet the Instructors
(left) Reed Hoffmann worked at newspapers for over 20 years, before leaving to focus on photography education and building a freelance business. Based in Kansas City, KS, he’s been teaching Nikon School since 2002 and has led over 70 hands-on photography workshops. (center) Michael A. Schwarz is a photographer and videographer based in Atlanta, GA. Over a 30-year career, he has completed more than 6,000 assignments for magazines and corporations around the world. Michael is a 3-time Pulitzer Prize nominee, has received numerous awards from the Pictures of the Year competition and was a winner of the Dag Hammarskjöld Award for Human Rights Advocacy Journalism. (right) Bob Pearson is a freelance photojournalist and photo instructor based near Denver, CO. Bob has nearly 40 years of newspaper and wire service experience, photographing and coordinating coverage of news and sports events around the world. His photos have been published in most major newspapers and magazines worldwide.
© Andy Dunaway
Show off your creativity
Learn how to use exposure modes and exposure compensation to get more creative with your photos.
Shine some light on your subject
Learn about the benefits of using flash, when it’s necessary and how to properly add it to get well-lit photos.
LCD, Video and Photo Gallery images are for illustrative purposes only.
February 17, 2017
Basics of Exposure and Camera ControlsDisney's Contemporary Resort
4600 North World Drive
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830-8413
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Lake Buena Vista, FloridaGet Directions
March 18, 2017
Basics of Exposure and Camera ControlsDoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Downtown
160 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Atlanta, GeorgiaGet Directions
March 25, 2017
Basics of Exposure and Camera ControlsBoston Marriott Peabody
8A Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA 01960
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Peabody, MassachusettsGet Directions