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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

Fly Right: Drone Regulations and Rules Review

Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Rich Purcell, a certified drone operator, is going to review the latest rules, regulations and requirements for drone photography for personal or business pursuits, with a look ahead into what 2020 has to offer the weekend flyer or for-profit drone jock.

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Lighting the Headshot

Thursday, March 5, 2020 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

This workshop walks you through a simple one- and two-light setup for a headshot. We will start with constant lights and, if time allows, move to flash.

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Lighting the Headshot

Saturday, March 7, 2020 | 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

This workshop walks you through a simple one- and two-light setup for a headshot. We will start with constant lights and, if time allows, move to flash.

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Introduction To Photography

Saturday, March 14, 2020 | 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

This class is for the new interchangeable lens (DSLR) camera owner looking to take the first step to being more comfortable with some of the automatic adjustments, settings, and handling characteristics of such a camera.

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Olympus OM-D Menu Class

Thursday, March 19, 2020 | 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Spend some time with Olympus' Tech Eric Sives as he reviews the many functions and features beyond the more obvious shooting modes of the OMD cameras. Menu navigation, purpose, and application will be reviewed. Learn how to get the most out of your EM10, EM5, AND EM1 series camera including special effects, AF control, color balance, video settings- and more!

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Olympus Composite Night Painting Workshop

Friday, March 20, 2020 | 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Come learn two unique computational Olympus features (Live Time and Live Composite) with photographers and Olympus pros Lisa and Tom Cuchara. Live Time and Live Composite are game changers for long exposure night photography or light painting since you can SEE the exposure develop in the back of the camera, so you know exactly when to turn off the exposure.

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Olympus Focus Stacking Workshop

Saturday, March 21, 2020 | 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Focus Stacking and Focus Bracketing is great for Flowers, Critters, Macro, Landscapes, etc. For Flowers, Critter, and Still-Life Focus stacking and Focus bracketing allows you to keep your background blurred and non-distracting and have all of your subject completely in-focus. Come and learn how to take sharp images edge to edge with Olympus Magicians Tom and Lisa Cuchara.

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Beginning DSLR Photography

Saturday, March 28, 2020 | 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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2020 Milford Photo Expo Opening at the MAC

Thursday, April 2, 2020 | 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Our friends at the MAC are hosting our annual photo exhibition again for 2020. Please visit the provided linked pages for details and entry forms as the submission process has changed.

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Milford Photo’s 2020 Juried Photo Exhibition

April 6 - 30, 2020

Milford Photo is excited to announce an open themed juried group photo exhibition at Café Atlantique. Open to all themes and styles, work of any genre and all perspectives on image making. Show us your finest work!

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