Whether you want to take up photography for the first time, or you have a degree in photography but are looking to hone a new camera skill, there are classes in the D.C. area that can help you. Exposed DC has compiled a list of institutions that offer workshops, semester long courses, and degree programs in photography.
Arlington Independent Media – firstname.lastname@example.org 2701 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22201 Classes Offered: Workshops in Digital Still Photography, Location Lighting, Photoshop, and Advanced Camera Technique.
The Art League of Alexandria – email@example.com 105 North Union Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Classes Offered: Introductory to intermediate level photography classes and workshops. Classes meet once a week for nine weeks, and workshops run from one session to four sessions. Sessions run seasonally throughout the year. They also offer Creative Retreats.
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop – 202-547-6839 545 7th Street, S.E. Washington DC, 20003 Classes Offered: Introductory to intermediate level photography classes that run from four to eight sessions throughout the year.
Capital Photography Center – firstname.lastname@example.org Classes are hosting in various locations Classes Offered: Introductory to advanced photography workshops, and on location shooting classes that meet for one session. The advanced classes deal with software, business and advanced lighting.
Corcoran College of Art + Design – email@example.com 500 Seventeenth Street NW Washington, DC 20006 Classes Offered: Associate of Fine Art, BFA in Fine Art Photography, BFA in Photojournalism, MA in New Media Photojournalism, and continuing education classes.
Glen Echo Photoworks – firstname.lastname@example.org 7300 MacArthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD 20812 Classes Offered: Introductory to advancedweekly classes from four to 10 sessions, weekend workshops, open darkrooms, digital labs, monthly critique sessions, and lectures.
Montgomery College – 240-567-5000 Various Locations in Montgomery County, Maryland Classes Offered: Associate Degree in Photography, various certificate programs, and continuing education courses (introductory to advanced) in photography.
Northern Virginia Community College – email@example.com Various Locations in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Loudon County, and Price William County Classes Offered: Associate Degree in Photography, andintroductory to advanced continuing education courses.
Smithsonian Associates – firstname.lastname@example.org PO Box 23293 Washington, DC 20026 Classes Offered: Introductory to intermediate level classes that run from four to eight sessions. They also offer open darkroom sessions and on location classes.
University of the District of Columbia – email@example.com 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC 20008 Classes offered: Introductory to intermediate level photography courses.
Washington Photo Safari – firstname.lastname@example.org Workshops are taught on location Classes Offered: Introductory to intermediate level workshopsthat focus on touring and photographing D.C. area sights. Private tutoring and group classes are also available.
Washington School of Photography – email@example.com 12276 Wilkins Avenue Rockville, MD 20852 Classes Offered: Certificate in Professional Photography, and introductory to advanced level workshops that meet for several sessions.