Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Hermann Park

at Digital Photo Academy - Medical Center

Course Details
$99 $89.10 12 seats left
Start Date:
Medical Center
6100 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, Texas 77030
Link to the exact location of the class will be emailed to registrants
Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 15 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Jim Caldwell

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this composition class:

Digital Photography Live In-the-Field @ Hermann Park Sunset Shoot

Hermann Park offers a dizzying array of photo ops, particularly at sunset. For example, we will meet at the Sam Houston Statue and then saunter over to Miller Hill, the highest point in the park, to enjoy and photograph the sprawling landscape at that hour. Your Digital Photo Academy instructor, will talk to you about lighting and composition strategies which you can make use of for all future photo shoots.Additionally, there are photos to be taken at McGovern Lake, with a 20 foot fountain in its center and soothing reflections of the skies as well as swans swimming who will happily pose and require no model releases. Not far off is the McGovern Gardens for a big variety of flower shoots.

At the other end of the Sam Houston statue is an Egyptian Obelisk including its mirror image in the adjacent reflecting pool. There is an art to best captures of reflections and your Digital Photo Academy instructor, has tried and true techniques. He will demonstrate and supervise on this photo theme as well as a number of other easy-to-learn photo composition techniques.

Meet at the Sam Houstion statue. Parking is near by including a free lot paid parking but if the lot is full.

Each Composition in the Field class begins with a talk with one of our experienced instructors, and then you and your fellow students take a stroll through one of a variety of photogenic locales (in any of the 20+ cities the DPA encapsulates). There is street photography, magnificent interiors, farmers markets, zoos, landscapes, and more, photos of which are included within. These photos are a mix of student and instructor images in many different venues and cities across the United States and Canada.

You will have fun in the three-hour session, learn to shoot strategically, get more interesting photos of the event, and walk away with a foundation to improve your photographs in the future, whether you’re traveling, or at a birthday party and everywhere in between.

Please note – if a class must be canceled due to weather or other circumstances beyond our control we will be happy to work with you to reschedule. If you should need to cancel and require a new class date, contact us. A $25 transfer fee will be imposed without a 3-day notice before the scheduled class.

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider


Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

There is no cancellation fee if you notify us prior to the Thursday before the weekend of your workshop. Later cancellations will not be refunded and reschedules will require a $25 rescheduling fee.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
11:00am - 2:00pm Central Time Jim Caldwell 1 $89.10

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The school began with the idea of a nationwide workshop series dedicated to promoting the culture of digital photography.The workshops would be taught by talented and accredited professional photographers who live in the cities where they teach. The classes would be small, and the students would be...

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