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

MagMod Location Portrait Session

Thursday, June 20, 2019 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Our friend and MAGMOD user Juniper Domantay is leading a small group of photogs looking to learn lighting and posing skills. Using 1, 2, and 3 light flash setups he'll demonstrate the art of the individual location portrait. Participants will be able to make frames of each round of shots of our styled model for the evening at our outside location next to our building.

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Zoo Photo Walk with Tamron and Milford Photo - WALK #1

Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Milford Photo, Tamron Lenses and Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo are teaming up to offer area photogs a fun chance to test lenses, learn tips and make frames at the area's best known zoo. Stop in, sample some lenses and pick one out to take on your photo walk, led by a Tamron or Milford Photo pro. Tamron will be bringing lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sony DSLRs.

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Zoo Photo Walk with Tamron and Milford Photo - WALK #2

Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Milford Photo, Tamron Lenses and Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo are teaming up to offer area photogs a fun chance to test lenses, learn tips and make frames at the area's best known zoo. Stop in, sample some lenses and pick one out to take on your photo walk, led by a Tamron or Milford Photo pro. Tamron will be bringing lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sony DSLRs.

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Zoo Photo Walk with Tamron and Milford Photo - WALK #3

Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM

Milford Photo, Tamron Lenses and Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo are teaming up to offer area photogs a fun chance to test lenses, learn tips and make frames at the area's best known zoo. Stop in, sample some lenses and pick one out to take on your photo walk, led by a Tamron or Milford Photo pro. Tamron will be bringing lenses for Canon, Nikon and Sony DSLRs.

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Beginning DSLR Photography

Thursday, June 27, 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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Night Photography with Harold Shapiro

Tuesday‎, ‎July‎ 2‎, ‎2019 ‎| 7‎:‎00‎ ‎PM to ‎9‎:‎00‎ ‎PM

Harold Shapiro has been teaching night photo techniques for years at New Haven's Creative Arts Workshop and Milford Photo. Join him as he reviews some important settings and techniques on the craft of night photography with your DSLR. See images he's made over the years that highlight action, ghosting, light painting, night scenic, street, and event portrait. Learn how to see in the dark!

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