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Best Photography Classes In New York City

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Photography is both a trend and profession that we all can relate to in this digital age. Whether you're capturing images for Instagram or you just bought a DSLR camera and you're ready to learn some advanced techniques, here are the best photography classes in New York City:

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Headshot Crew
34 W. 26th St., Suite 1203
New York,NY 10001

Are you a headshot photographer looking to take their portfolio to the next level? You'll be in great company if you join the community of over 10,000 photographers from around the world. Coached by Peter Hurley, the Headshot Crew is one of the largest organizations of headshot and portrait photographers in the world. Hurley holds a variety of intensive workshops focusing on different skills and techniques to capture the perfect portrait. Check out their schedule here.

JP Teaches Photo
122 Orchard St., Suite 19
New York, NY
(212) 634-7152

If you find yourself constantly looking down at the various buttons on your camera wondering what they do, a class with JP Teaches Photo will surely give you insight. JP Teaches Photo is one of the highest rated photography classes in NYC and is suitable for beginner and hobbyist photographers. Courses range from two to three hours and are offered in private, group or online sessions. The workshops are led by professional photographers, JP Pullos and his team who have collectively been featured in several top-tier publications and have taught over 15,000 photography students over the course of their careers.

Photo Uno
222 E. 46th St., Suite 303S
New York, NY 10017
(646) 398-7939

Photo Uno Photography offers one of the best digital photography experiences in New York. Photo Uno offers classes and seminars for all levels of photographers, in person and online. Photo Uno's staff come from a diverse range of renowned photography schools, and they all have the same burning passion for photography. Visit their site for photography tips and to view their upcoming classes.

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The Art Of Intuitive Photography 
West 72nd St.
New York, NY
(646) 397-8138

Another great option for beginning photographers who need to learn photography basics or need constructive feedback is The Art Of Intuitive Photography. The Art Of Intuitive Photography offers digital photography classes for individuals of all ages. Drop in for individuals and group classes, as well as tours and workshops. Classes start at $75 and get more expensive depending on which class you're taking.

B&H Event Space
420 9th Ave.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 239-7765

Kill two birds with one stone - buy all your camera gear and attend free photography seminars and lectures from the best photographers around the world. Events usually take place at their designated events space at their 9th Avenue location in the heart of Midtown. Walk-ins for classes are accepted, but it's recommended that attendees complete online registration before showing up.

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