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Top 10 photography classes in Atlanta, GA

Students agree: these Atlanta photography classes are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
Sue Buxton Photography

Sue Buxton Photography

5.0(2)
Offers online services
6 hires on Lessons
34+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Sharei B. says, "Sue is the best! From the start, she was very attentive and patient with teaching me. From helping me learn my particular camera settings, to making me feel comfortable with using manual mode. I love that she will travel where i want to use my camera . Sue is very knowledgeable with her skills and overall just a pleasant person to work with." Read more
MythicVoice LLC

MythicVoice LLC

5.0(3)
Top Pro
Offers online services
9+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Victoria M. says, "Tola was very professional and I love his images! Always a pleasure to work with!" Read more
PB Photography Photo Lessons

PB Photography Photo Lessons

4.8Excellent(5)
Top Pro
10 hires on Lessons
9+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Rhonda Y. says, "She was very knowledgeable. She made it comfortable to ask questions. " Read more
Improve Your Photography!

Improve Your Photography!

5.0(1)
1 hire on Lessons
5+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Melinda C. says, "I’ve known Katie as both a subject (she’s photographed me twice) and now as a student. I recently got my first DSLR to help take better photographs for my business as I was building my website but also for fun. I decided to sign up for a class at my local junior college which was great, but it didn’t go too deep into the technical aspects and I was feeling a bit lost and confused. With so much information out there on the internet and in books it can be overwhelming trying to learn photography on your own. Having Katie was just the personal lifeline “call a friend” I needed. She is very experienced as a photographer and so intelligent, but I find her easy to talk with and relate to which makes her an excellent teacher. She’s helped walk through several back end processes with me that has helped simplify my work flow so much. And her little tidbits on posing and lighting that she has shared with me are invaluable. I can’t wait to work with her more!" Read more
Shanfotografia

Shanfotografia

New on Lessons
Offers online services
9+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Quality and experience are my top priority for my clients
Khick Trax Productions

Khick Trax Productions

New on Lessons
Offers online services
3+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
I can photograph pretty well! Lol I love all things media! Photography, videography, audio and the sort!
Keith Bailey Photography

Keith Bailey Photography

New on Lessons
42+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
I offer full service photostyling. I am a liscensed makeup artist and hairstylist, and work in film/television so I can do wardrobe, props, sets, hair and makeup for photos.
Innovative Designs

Innovative Designs

New on Lessons
Offers online services
15+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Originallanity and simplicity is the key to our success.
Avalon Shelton Studios, LLC

Avalon Shelton Studios, LLC

New on Lessons
Offers online services
13+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
As a photographer I want my photos to imagine a bold, exciting world-one in which the subject, be it a product or a person, stands out, shines.Viewers need to be transported, and my photos achieve that throughcareful compositions of color and tone. This is the end result of aprocess by which I bring the creative brief to life and make the subjectpart of a story. That's what I will be teaching my students. As a coach, practice makes perfect. We will dod this everyday.
InDaHouseMedia

InDaHouseMedia

New on Lessons
13+ years in business
Serves Atlanta, GA
Inducted into the International Freelance Photographers Organization Hall of Fame Award winning instructor Over 25 years of experience Covers photojournalism/sports/entertainment/models etc Provides opportunities for up and coming photographers to be published

Your Photography Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do photography classes cost?

Photography classes cost $80 to $300 at a local photography center, museum, or online course provider. A beginner photography course at a university costs $250 to $500+, while the cost for a photography degree program is $10,000 to $30,000 per year on average.

Prices depend on the type of class, skill level, and your location. A basic Introduction to Photography class typically costs less than advanced classes or workshops taught by an experienced photographer.

Why take photography classes, and are they worth it?

A photography class is worth it if you want to master your camera, learn new techniques, and gain the ability to capture moments in exciting, memorable images. You do not need to be an aspiring professional photographer or artist to benefit from a class.

You'll learn to observe the world around you in new ways and develop an eye for details, light, color, shape, and texture. Through expert feedback from the instructor, you'll identify areas where you need improvement and become a better photographer as a result.

What do you learn in a photography class?

A beginner photography class teaches basic camera skills and techniques, including:

  • The exposure triangle—aperture, shutter speed, and ISO—and how each setting affects motion, depth of focus, and noise in your images
  • Light and how it affects your photos
  • Composition techniques, the Rule of Thirds, and leading lines
  • Color, shape, and texture
  • White balance
  • Lenses and filters

More advanced photography classes teach post-processing techniques in Photoshop, Lightroom, or other similar photo editing programs. Post-processing techniques include color correction, retouching, adjusting contrast and sharpness, and more.

Advanced courses may also focus on a specific type of photography, such as landscape photography, portrait photography, or street photography

Do I need my own camera to take a photography class?

Most photography classes require you to bring your own camera. However, if you're interested in exploring photography before investing in your own camera gear, consider taking a class anyway. Whether you take photos with your cellphone or a high-end digital camera, you can benefit from the skills learned in the class.

During the class, you'll learn not just how to take great photos but also about the features you'd like in a more complex camera, as well as the best lenses and filters for the type of photography you're interested in. This knowledge will better prepare you for the expensive purchase.

Can you take photography classes online?

Yes, you can take photography classes online through universities, web course providers like CreativeLive and SkillShare, and a wide variety of websites dedicated specifically to photography. Most sites offer both beginner photography classes and a vast selection of intermediate and advanced classes focused on specific types or aspects of photography.

Where can I take photography classes near me?

Keep these tips in mind when choosing a photography class:

  • Look for a course targeted toward photographers at your skill level. Advanced photographers may want to consider taking a workshop with a specific photographer instead of a class.
  • Decide if you want to take a class that focuses on a specific style or type of photography.
  • Read the instructor's reviews on Lessons and Google.
  • Check out the instructor's portfolio, as well as portfolios from previous students.

What questions should I ask photography instructors?

Ask the instructor these questions before enrolling in the class:

  • What skill level is this class designed for?
  • What topics will the class cover?
  • Do I need to bring my own camera?
  • Where will the class meet?
  • Will the class include instructor feedback?
  • Will you share our photos on the school website or social media?

Reviews for Atlanta photography classes

Recent success stories from people in the Atlanta area.
Beth M.
Sue is very easy to work with and takes time to explain why specific settings work in different lighting.
Sue Buxton photography
Aaron
It was very professional. I felt relaxed and comfortable the entire shoot. I am extremely happy with the results!
MythicVoice LLC
Paul H.
I learned so much from Paula. She’s has a book to follow and the one on one time spent with her is valuable. It allows the lesson to run at your own learning pace. I will be reaching out again for another lesson with Paula in the future.
PB Photography Photo Lessons
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