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 PHOTO WALKS & IN-STORE EVENTS:

Kerrisdale Cameras hosts Photo Walks and in-store events throughout the year.

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Check out these other photo courses and workshops offered by colleges, photo schools and photo clubs. Note: Kerrisdale Cameras is not affiliated with these organizations and nor do we endorse them. We offer this information as a helpful resource to our customers.

FULL-TIME COURSES:

Emily Carr Institute: Located in Vancouver, BC, Emily Carr Institute is one of the leading post-secondary institutions for Fine Art studies.

 

Langara College: Professional Photo-Imaging Program: Renouned for producing quality photographers, Langara College is one of the leading photography schools in Vancouver.

 

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts or VanArts' Digital Photography (One Year) Program: the one-year full-time diploma program prepares you for an independent career as a digital photographer. Learn the fundamentals of digital photography in the fully equipped studio, and then take it to the next level.

SHORT-TERM / PART-TIME COURSES:

Advanced Digital Training is a computer-training school whose courses are focused on computer graphics and digital photography. We have offered ADT’s courses through our stores for several years and have received very positive feedback. Located on the North Shore close to the foot of the Lions Gate Bridge.

 

PULL FOCUS Film School PCTIA registered school (Private Carreer Training Institutions Agency) Providing hands-on instuction from award winning filmmakers. Curriculum balances theory and practice to ensure students develope the skills needed for a career in media arts. Students have access to digital and video equipment for both school and career projects.

 

BCIT offers a 6 week Beginner photography evening class each semester under the name of MDIA1099 Photography 1.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION:

 

Camosun College Photography Courses Located in Victoria.

 

Langara College Photography Certifica

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Arts Umbrella is a not-for-profit arts education centre for children and youth up to age 19.  

 

Pixel Morphics Photoshop Workshops: Learn basic or more advanced photo editing at these workshops hosted at a local mid-Vancouver Island location. A 'how to' e-book on creative editing of photographics is also available.

 

Vancouver Photo Workshops: in the downtown area. Click for more information.

 

Whether you're a "weekend warrior" armed with a camera, or the want-to-be professional, Metro Vancouver Photography Workshops by Christopher Pike. offers instructional photography workshops designed with you in mind.

  

Beginner's Night School Courses in New Westminster (Douglas College) and Burnaby (Central), learn the basics of photography and more. 

 

 

BY PROFESSIONALS:

 

Sheena Wilkie Photography and Instruction offers courses and workshops in photography and Photoshop. A professional photographer and experienced instructor, her courses are designed to meet the needs of each student and demystify the complexities of digital photography and photo-related software.

 

Digital Photography Institute: Located in Vancouver. Photographer, Barry Brady offers interactive, learning opportunities in all areas of digital photography and digital image editing. The Digital Photography Institute offers Phototrips, Phototours, Phototravel and Photoedits.

 

Digital photo classes at the False Creek community centre, and private classes and one to one instruction by Doug Williams.

 

Double Exposure Photography: Learn photography from a professional photographer and educator. Offering courses year-round in the Langley area for beginning and intermediate photographers. Small groups and individual instruction available.

 

Len Grinke Photography Workshops: A division of Grinke Creative Inc. offering photography workshops on Flash Photography, Posing and Lighting, Wedding Photography, and LightRoom. Checkout his site for his latest workshops here.

 

 

LOCATION WORKSHOPS:

 

Fototripper: Vancouver Island-based landscape photographer offers photography workshops and Photo Adventures to shoot some of the most spectacular locations you'll find anywhere.

FREE WORKSHOPS / EVENTS / RESOURCES:

Langara College: Due to popular demand, CS (Continuing Studies) Photography continues to expand its offering of free photography seminars taught by the amazing instructors in their CS Program. The seminars are offered on a first come, first served basis, and attendees must register in advance. To register please call: 604- 323- 5322 

 

Beginner Photography Guide: Check out this website for quick and easy tips for getting started with your DSLR, provided by Canadian photographer, Angie Patterson. E-Book "Quick and Easy Tips for Getting Started with your SLR camera" also available for online purchase.

Courses and Workshops through the school boards and, parks and recreation department in Metro Vancouver:

Vancouver Parks Board: Many digital photography courses are offered at Vancouver's community centres. Click on this link for a list of all classes. Enter "digital photography" in the first 'keywords' box. You'll find photo classes for basic digital photography taught by photographer Doug Williams at the following Vancouver community centres:

 

False Creek, West Point Grey, Kitsilano, Kerrisdale, Mount Pleasant, Creekside, and Dunbar. Times vary.

Check the site of the specific centre for details. http://vancouver.ca/parks/cc/

Doug also teaches small groups and individuals. www.dwphotography.com

 

Richmond School District, Continuing Education

Surrey Continuing Education

Vancouver School Board, Continuing Education

West Vancouver

Burnaby Continuing Education

Capilano University Continuing Education

 

Do you know of any other photo courses or workshops that we can mention on our website?

If so, please let us know their website. E-mail: webmaster@kerrisdalecameras.com

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