STATEN
ISLAND
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Portraiture Photography Meet up

Portraiture Photography Meet up

Saturday the 30th of October
Silver Lake Park - 12.00pm - 2 hours
Portrait photography is an important aspect of photography, especially with social media and profile pictures. This meet up is intended for beginners or anyone looking for a brush up on the basic composition, settings, and lighting of portraiture and self - portraiture. Get the best photographs for your friends, family, and maybe even for yourself.
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$35pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginners and Camera Settings PhotographyClass

Beginners and Camera Settings PhotographyClass

Saturday the 13th of November
Clove Lake Park - 12pm - 3 hours
This class is the chance for you to learn or brush up on basic manual camera functions. Whether you are a beginner or just need to refresh yourself on camera settings, this class is for you. I will be teaching you how to take photographs while in complete control of your camera and to get the most out of your photographs
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$69pp     only 6 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
Beginners Landscape Photography Meetup

Beginners Landscape Photography Meetup

Saturday the 27th of November
Willowbrook Park - 12pm - 2 hours
A beginner's class on the basics of landscape photography. Landscape photography is a basic photography skill that can be used to create incredibly beautiful photos. In this class you will learn how to compose your photographs and to adjust your camera settings to take beautiful photos of the land or cityscapes.
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$35pp     11 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Beginners and Camera Settings Class

Beginners and Camera Settings Class

Saturday the 11th of December
Silver Lake Park - 12pm - 3 hours
This class is the chance for you to learn or brush up on basic manual camera functions. Whether you are a beginner or just need to refresh yourself on camera settings, this class is for you. I will be teaching you how to take photographs while in complete control of your camera and to get the most out of your photographs
book now
$69pp     only 3 places left - requires 2 bookings to proceed
Portraiture Photography Meetup

Portraiture Photography Meetup

Sunday the 26th of December
Clove Lake Park - 2pm - 2 hours
Portrait photography is an important aspect of photography, especially with social media and profile pictures. This meet up is intended for beginners or anyone looking for a brush up on the basic composition, settings, and lighting of portraiture and self - portraiture. Get the best photographs for your friends, family, and maybe even for yourself.
book now
$35pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
ABOUT STATEN
ISLAND
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations around Staten Island.

New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Staten Island Photography Facebook Group here to share your photos after the session.

Our classes and photography sessions are limited to a max of 5 students - due to current COVID restrictions

We ask that everyone attending a meetup follows social distancing guidelines:

Stay home if you're sick.
Keep 6 feet away from others.
Don't make unnecessary physical contact with others. Avoid physical greetings, such as handshakes, hugs and kisses.
Wash your hands regularly with alcohol-based sanitiser.
Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze. Use a flexed elbow or a tissue.

REVIEWS
Great class. I learned a lot.
5/5
Susan Allen
May 2nd 2021
It was great ! Kemar was so patient in explaining everything and giving great advice.
5/5
Rosalia
May 2nd 2021
In spite of Being a beginner with my camera, I really enjoyed the class. I learned a few more things that my camera can do...now all I have to do is practice what we learned.
5/5
Kathleen Ward-Cullen
May 1st 2021
It was great ! Kemar was so patient in explaining everything and giving great advice.
5/5
Rosalia
May 1st 2021
Kemar was patient and generous with his knowledge. He took his time making sure we understood our camera. He was eager to see the pictures we took and gave us suggestions on how to best fix it even though he had already done that. Looking forward to having another class with this young man.
5/5
Maria P Botero
January 31st 2021
It is one thing to know something BUT another to teach it, KEMAR was an excellent teacher, He was able to convey the basic art of photography in it’s simplest form for me to understand it, he challenged me and the class to capture a feeling, Excellent Instructor
5/5
Patricia Testaverde
January 18th 2021
Excellent teacher Kemar Brown was !! So patient and very knowledgeable. He handled had 5 questions at once lol . So glad I took this class.
5/5
Mary Gardner
January 16th 2021
INSTRUCTORS
Kemar Brown
Alexander Nguyen
Alexander Nguyen has been a photographer since he was in high school. By the time he reached college he began teaching as an assistant teacher where he taught analog photography, film development, and darkroom printing. He also worked at a small studio and developed knowledge of studio lighting and photography.