Learning center

bring your photography to the next level!

 

We don't just sell cameras and process prints ... we strive to provide the best customer experience - to help you find the right fit and to improve your photographic knowledge.

In addition to our library of Learning Center videos and articles by area photo experts, Milford Photo offers classes on cameras, accessories and photography techniques for all levels, from beginner to pro.

Are you trying to figure out how to use the controls on your new DSLR? We can help with that. Would you like to meet up with fellow photo enthusiasts for a local outdoor photographic excursion? We plan those, too. Wondering whether a complete studio setup is necessary for perfect portrait shots? Ask us about our studio lighting classes.

Take a look at Milford Photo's latest calendar of events and RSVP online or give us a call at the store (203-882-3415) to reserve your spot today.

Upcoming Photography Classes

Holiday Lights Photo Walk

Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

It's a holiday staple at Milford Photo: the Holiday Light photowalk to the Milford Green. For over 20 years our intrepid band of photo enthusiasts has set out to record some picturesque frames of the festive lights arranged on the green. This informal gathering is a great opportunity to test out some particular skills with friends and photo peers.

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SONY Presents: Alpha Lens Selection

Saturday‎, ‎December‎ ‎8‎, ‎2018 | ‎2‎:‎00‎ ‎PM to ‎3‎:‎30‎ ‎PM

Sony's Jon Helegson leads a review of matching lens choice to subject and style; from suitability for your needs to the technology inside and how it all affects your photography as an A7 series photographer. This event is FREE to Milford Photography Meetup members.

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Intermediate: DSLR Exposure Overrides

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Jess dissects the exposure modes (P, TV/S/AV/A, M) on your DSLR camera, with emphasis on real world applications for settings and techniques. Among topics reviewed: * Learn how to quickly evaluate images for exposure compensation. * Use shutter priority to guarantee sharp action images. Great skill set for the sports parent! * Set apertures and control depth of field for scenic/close up work for more polished landscapes. * Step-by-step review of manual control of your camera's exposure control. See how learning exposure controls can help you become a more accomplished photographer. This class is a good follow up to the beginning DSLR class.

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Beginning DSLR Photography

Thursday, January 10, 2019 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For owners of DSLRs (interchangeable lens cameras) looking for a grounding in photo technique and camera control for better pictures of people, places and things. Using original images Jess will show you how and when to employ different camera settings for effect and will offer compositional tips and positioning strategies to improve your portrait, sport/action, landscape and even flash images. This class is a great starter class for new DSLR owners or those looking to brush up on camera controls, overrides and technique.

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Nikon D3500 Review Class

Thursday‎, ‎January‎ ‎24‎, ‎2019 ‎| 7‎:‎00‎ ‎PM to ‎8‎:‎00‎ ‎PM

Nikon's D3500 is the latest in a long line of full featured DSLR cameras. Spend an hour with us as we review basic camera functions, settings and technique for better pictures of people, places and things. Topics covered include: auto, scene and camera settings, using your flash effectively, simple composition and lighting tips, and quick exposure control.

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Canon T6 Review Class

Thursday‎, ‎January‎ ‎31‎, ‎2019 | ‎7‎:‎00‎ ‎PM to ‎8‎:‎00‎ ‎PM

Spend some quality time with your new Canon Rebel T6 and learn settings and photographic technique to make your images better than ever. The sturdy Rebel line has been providing family/hobby photographers with wonderful images for a generation. Consider this 1 hour review a first step toward understanding more about the craft of photography.

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Beginning DSLR Photography

Saturday, February 2, 2019 | 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

For owners of DSLRs (interchangeable lens cameras) looking for a grounding in photo technique and camera control for better pictures of people, places and things. Using original images Jess will show you how and when to employ different camera settings for effect and will offer compositional tips and positioning strategies to improve your portrait, sport/action, landscape and even flash images. This class is a great starter class for new DSLR owners or those looking to brush up on camera controls, overrides and technique.

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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Review Class

Thursday‎, ‎February‎ ‎7‎, ‎2019 ‎| 7‎:‎00‎ ‎PM to ‎8‎:‎00‎ ‎PM

The Olympus mirrorless camera system has changed the way we look at cameras and the little E-M10 Mark III is a mighty tool for great pictures. Spend an hour reviewing basic functions of the camera and refreshing your photographic skills for better pictures of people, places and things.

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