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Guide To Digital Photography Classes In Orange County

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Just about everyone has a digital camera these days. However, there are few who really know how to use it. Capture quality photographs with some simple instruction. It's amazing how a little education can make an ordinary photograph into a work of art. Below are the best digital photography classes in Orange County.

Orange Coast College School of Photography

Orange Coast College's School of Photography 
2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College's School of Photography is one of the best photography programs in the United States because of the top-notch instruction and equipment offered. The Orange Coast College Photography Program is suitable for all experience levels. Whether beginner, intermediate or advanced, the classes offered can help hone photography skills. View a list of classes offered. 

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Santa Ana College Photography Program 
1530 W 17th St
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 564-5600

Santa Ana College offers an associate of arts degree in photography. Students are able to transfer their photography credits to a four-year institution if interested in pursuing a higher degree. The Santa Ana College Photography Program is offered through the college's fine and performing arts school. To view the gallery of photos from the school's program, please click here. For California residents, the price is $46 per credit. For out-of-state residents, the fee is $203 per credit.

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Nick Carver Photography
PO Box 60710
Irvine, CA 92602

Nick Carver offers digital photography classes online in group sessions or private sessions. Instruction is offered for DSLR photography, full manual shots, nature photography and composition for dramatic landscapes. A list of classes and seminars can be viewed on his website. Classes and seminars are typically offered in the evening; however, online courses and private sessions are offered for specific times. 

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Julie Dielbot Price Photography 
8502 E Chapman Ave, Suite #444
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 669-4537

Julie Dielbot Price Photography offers a variety of digital photography classes that cover an array of expressions in photography. Julie excels in corporate photography work. Some of her clients include Orange County Rescue Mission, Irvine Ranch Water District, Women Helping Women and BDS Marketing. Finally learn how to put that iPhone to good use with her iphone Photo Creations class which outlines how to take a quality photograph with your everyday technology.

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Kevin Brian Toohey Photography
21520 Yorba Linda Blvd, Suite G-331
Yorba Linda, CA 92887
(714) 745-4222

Kevin Brian Toohey Photography offers several styles of classes for all levels. For beginners, Toohey provides a "photo walk" that explores the basics of using a digital camera. You can either join a workshop or take some private classes for yourself. Depending on your level of commitment, Toohey Photography has you covered. He offers a variety of classes ranging from photography of wildlife, concerts, family portraiture and landscape. See a full list of classes here. For small group classes, the price starts at under $20, and private classes are under $60 per hour. To get an exact quote for class prices, please contact the business phone number provided above.

Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at

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