San Diego's Complete Camera & Video Store. 3625 Midway Dr. Suite J, San Diego CA, 92110 | (619) 234-6621
3625 Midway Dr. Suite J, San Diego | (619) 234-6621

Nelson Photo Regular scheduled Camera & Photography Classes

Basic Digital SLR & Mirrorless Class

Learn the basics of your digital single reflex or mirrorless camera.
April 6, 2019

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.

Here are the other class dates for 2019 all Saturdays

July 13th, 2019

October 5th, 2019

Reserve Now

Intermediate Photography Class

"Going All Manual" Intermediate Photography class.
May 4, 2019

"Going All Manual" Intermediate Photography 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.

Here are the other class dates for 2019 all Saturdays

August 17th, 2019

November 9th, 2019

Reserve Now

More NELSON PHOTO Classes & EVENTS

Canon Intermediate Class 201 3/30/2019 & Class 202 3/31/2019

The Canon Intermediate Class is a two part class, part one Class 201 Saturday 9:30am to 12:30pm and part two Class 202 Sunday Noon to 3pm FREE

Sign up for one or both

If you're a more experienced SLR user, the two-hour session is your ticket to learning about the more sophisticated features of your EOS camera. We'll take you to the next step in crafting great photographs, with details about the advanced controls in your camera and how to use them in real-life situations.

Many examples of great images bring the camera's features to life in this event. We'll demystify your camera's histogram, give details about lighting and exposure control, and show the power that the right lenses and EOS Speedlites can bring to your photography.

During this course you will:

  • Discover many of the advanced features on your camera, and how they can be used for great pictures
  • Learn creative techniques in composition, camera control, and flash with EOS Speedlites
  • Explore the possibilities of the EOS system, and gain insight into selecting and using the right accessories for your photography

SIGN UP CANON  201 CLASS

Saturday, March 30, 201 9:30am to 12:30pm

Reserve online or call the store to reserve your space



SIGN UP CANON  202 CLASS

Sunday, March 31st, 2019 Noon to pm

Reserve online or call the store to reserve your space

Sign Up Here 202 eventbrite.com

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 check or a Nelson Photo bonus plus gift card to buy that new gear!


Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019  10am to 5:30pm

Thursday, April 4th, 2019 10am to 5:30pm

Friday, April 5th, 2019 10am to 5:30pm

Rules for this visit

No reservations except:

IF YOU HAVE MORE THAN TEN (10) ITEMS

PLEASE CALL AND MAKE A RESERVATION

For Thursday morning only 9am to 11am

Ask for Nancy or Larry

We will try to accommodate your time


Create Dynamic, Exciting, Natural Light Portraits on Location wtih Monica Royal

Saturday April 6th, 2019 2pm to 5pm at Liberty Station  $125

Learn how to create dynamic, exciting, natural light portraits on location

Nelson Photo presents professional photographer Monica Royal for an afternoon portrait workshop.  Using models, Monica will shed some light on:

Posing, Shaping the Light, Managing the Background, How to Make a Cement Wall Your Best Friend, Light Direction & Light Quality

Monica Royal Fine Art Photography is a full service provider of exceptional fine art photography. She has assisted designers, art directors and project managers in selecting artwork that is perfect for their specific project. She has permanent art installations in Canada, the U.S. and Guam. While her portfolio consists of many different types of imagery, it is Monica’s macro photography that has earned her numerous awards, publications and has become widely recognized.

Sign Up Here

Best of Times 2019 - Year in Review Photo Book Making Class with Michelle April 7th, 2019

Sunday, April 7th, 2019 12:30pm to 2pm

"Best of Times 2019"

Year in Review Photo Book

Class Fee $30.00



Do you have a Canon Selphy Printer that you need help using?

Michelle is starting a monthly class that combines Selphy instruction

while you create a small book documenting 2019.

Join us and discover an easy, fast & fun way to print your photos

and put them in a memory book.

Class fee includes 5" x 7" Hahnemuhle kraft paper book,

all papers and embellishments.

Student brings:

Canon Selphy and/or photos

tape runner adhesive

scissors

small paper trimmer if you have one

journaling pen

Michelle Magarian White is the owner of Paper tales

Sign Up Here

Flower Fields! Canon & Nelson Photo Annual Carlsbad Flower Fields Photo Event

Sunday, April 14th, 2019 at the Carlsbad Flower Fields

Free Canon classes starting at 9am and loan equipment  starting at 10am

No sign up necessary

Paid Park Admission is required to attend classes

ALSO:

On Saturday April 13th, at the Nelson Photo store, we will have some super Canon promotions!

and we will be closed Sunday, April 14th to be with you at the Flower Fields!

More Information Here

We'd love to hear from you.

get in touch with us