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3625 Midway Dr. Suite J, San Diego | (619) 234-6621

Nelson Photo Regular scheduled Camera & Photography Classes

Basic Digital SLR & Mirrorless Camera Class

Learn the basics of your digital single reflex or mirrorless camera.
May 2, 2020

The class is for the beginning photo person, or a refresher to get started again, to learn the basics of your digital single reflex or mirrorless camera. Class will provide instruction about the operating use of the camera, menus, and camera functions.

Also covered will be strategies for shooting various types of subjects, such as people, things and landscape. Cameras will not be provided so please bring your DSLR or Mirrorless camera to class, any model, and be sure to charge the battery.

This class is offered each quarter of the year. Only the current class can be reserved.

Next Basic Class September 26th, 2020

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Intermediate Camera Class

"Going All Manual" Intermediate Camera Class.
February 22, 2020

"Going All Manual" Intermediate Camera Class. This class is for the amateur photographer to take the next step of moving away from the automatic camera modes and start using their digital SLR or mirrorless in the manual modes. You will learn the basics of your camera and how moving to the manual modes will increase your skill of operating the camera.

We will provide instruction about the operating use of the camera, menus, and camera functions. We will also cover strategies for shooting various types of subjects, such as people, pets, things and landscape.

This class is offered each quarter of the year. Only the current class can be reserved.

Next Classes:

June 13th, 2020

November 7th, 2020

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More NELSON PHOTO Classes & EVENTS

Photographer of the Month

Cintia Soto

January 2020 Photographer of the Month

Her pictures are on display in the Nelson Photo Gallery until the end of the month

Pet Photography Workshop

Pet Photography Workshop With David Veit Saturday, January 25th, 2020 9:30am to 11:30am

Cost $50

 Learn the art of pet photography and take your skills to a new level with the guided instruction of San Diego's own award winning Pet Photographer, David Veit, who will teach you how to artistically capture your pet's personality. Dave will talk about tricks of the trade and provide you with the ability to establish deep connections with your subjects and take your photos to the next level. Topics of interest include photography basics like exposure, white balance, drive mode, light/lighting, etc and pet photo problems like exposing black and white pets, rowdy or disobedient pets,pet subject motivation, post processing and more!

Bring your gear because we'll have a live pet model to work with after class!

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2020 San Diego County Fair Exhibition of Photography Class

Saturday, February 8th, 2020 1pm to 3pm

The 2020 San Diego County Fair Exhibition of Photography will be here before you know it. To find out more about this award-winning event and how to enter your favorite images be our guest and listen to Gene Wild and Lois Fong-Sakai the Show Coordinators. They will talk briefly about the show, answer questions about how to enter and how to prepare your images. Time permitting, they will have a slide show of past first place winners.

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Trade In Days!!! With KEH - "KEH is the World's Largest Pre-owned Camera Store"

Sell or Trade in Your Old Camera Gear!

Nelson Photo buys your gear and you have the option of a Nelson Photo check or a Nelson Photo "bonus gift card" to buy that new gear!

Thursday, April 2nd, 9:30am to 4:30pm

Friday, April 3rd, 9:30am to 4:30pm

Saturday, April 4th 9:30am to 4:30pm

Rules for this visit-No reservations except:

IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN TEN (10) ITEMS-PLEASE CALL Nancy or Larry AND MAKE A RESERVATION

Reservation Times Friday 9:00am to 9:30am  // Saturday 9:00am to 9:30am

Drink n Click!

From time to time we sponsor Drink n Click here in San Diego County-we find a great local spot, we loan out cameras and lenses, we provide lighting and models. Test out the gear and give away some raffle prizes! We partner with Drink n Click and one of our manufacturers. Follow the link to Dink n Click website and check for events coming up.

http://Check Out Drink n Click Events

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