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

Hahnemühle Pop-up Show

Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Fine art photo print specialist Tony Morella is back to review some large format images he's made on various Hahnemühle papers. As owner of a fine art printing studio he's uniquely qualified to talk high end printing technique and this is a low key review of the thought process behind paper selection for ultimate image display.

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Hahnemühle Fine Art Printing Technique with Tony Morella

Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Fine art printing pro Tony Morella is in the classroom to review his technique for high end photo printing. From a power point led discussion on camera RAW, to color theory, to HDR, metering and tonal controls through picking the right Hahnemühle paper for weight, whiteness and archival quality, to monitor calibration, color space, and understanding ICC profiles, this will be a comprehensive review for the photographer looking to produce spectacular printed images. Attendees will receive a 12 sheet Hahnemühle sample pack of paper.

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Beginner's Photo Walk

Saturday, August 31, 2019 | 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Join Duck for a casual, intimate walk as we explore Milford's downtown area and work at creating consistently better images. This workshop is to get you thinking as a photographer. The outcome being able to capture the natural beauty around us to create display worthy photographs. Photo Credit: Edward Daly

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Olympus Live Composite Workshop

Friday, September 6, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Start at the store, move to Gulf Beach. This hands-on shooting workshop will focus on night photography photograph stars and/or light painting. We will provide a brief lesson on the Live Composite feature on the Olympus cameras, and then move to a live hands-on shoot. Olympus will provide cameras for your usage, so please remember to pack a SD memory card. Experiment with different and creative lighting techniques and elevate your photography knowledge with us!

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Olympus Coffee Chat & Cleaning

Saturday, September 7, 2019 | 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Stop in and try out the latest gear from Olympus or ask the rep your trickiest questions over a coffee while we clean your Olympus’ mirrorless sensor for free. One body per photographer please & cameras will be turned around as they come in. Only Olympus sensors will be cleaned, but everyone is welcome to come for coffee and chat. Free to the Olympus-loving public.

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Olympus OM-D Menu Class

Saturday, September 7, 2019 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For owners of the E-M10 Mark III and E-M5 Mark II cameras. This Olympus-led review of basic cameras settings such as shutter, aperture, ISO, and color balance will help the user in grounded photo technique. But in addition the presentation will cover those uniquely Olympus features like art filters, touch controls and HDR blending too.

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Beginning DSLR Photography

Thursday, September 12, 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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Beginner's Photo Walk

Saturday, October 19, 2019 | 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Join Duck for a casual, intimate walk as we explore Milford's downtown area and work at creating consistently better images. This workshop is to get you thinking as a photographer. The outcome being able to capture the natural beauty around us to create display worthy photographs. Photo Credit: Edward Daly

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Beyond the Rule of Thirds

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

This lecture is designed to explain the various other rules of composition not often discussed or taught to the beginning artist. Many of these compositional rules have their foundations in early classical art. We will explore some of those early structures and how they apply in modern photography.

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