New Orleans Beginner Photography Classes

New Orleans Photo Beginner's Classes

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Photography Classes for Beginners, Intermediate, and Hobbyists

New Orleans Photography Starting Classes

"It's so important to know how to work with your camera..."

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New Orleans Photography Classes

Are you Coming to New Orleans for Vacation, Convention or Event?

While you're here, call new Orleans Photo of Louisiana for a New Orleans experience. We can give you a front row seat into New Orleans and the areas you hear about on TV.  You can experience Mardi Gras first hand...

We can take you in to the Bayous, all over New Orleans and the French Quarter. We go into various Cajun villages, swamps and fishing villages to give you a first hand experience of the Bayou Swamps, featuring hanging Moss Trees, Cypress Knees, Alligators, Egrets, Birds, and  the Cajun Lifestyles and fishing camp areas.

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Everything is One on One! We offer Classes and Coaching, for individuals and small Groups.

* On Going means we offer programs all the time -  During the Week and Weekends... scheduling depends on your schedule and our studio's assignments... Take a look around and you will find something you like!

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Workshops, & Coaching | Weekedays & Weekends - Individuals & Small Groups

Beginning Photography

Beginners | Classes

"I took a one on one class with Ms. Vicki, and it was absolutely amazing. She was such a nice person and made me feel extremely comfortable. In the few days I was there, she taught me a lot and made me more confident with capturing photographs. I am hoping to take more classes with her in the future to further my love for photography. I would definitely recommend her to anyone I know that it is interested in photography. Thank you Ms. Vicki!"  -Tyniesha Williams

"If you want to get a good working knowledge of your camera these classes or workshops are for you!"

Beginners Photography Classes are a great foundation for you to understand Photography and your camera.

You love photography and want  do more than just shoot pictures from your phone or in automatic.....

Do you want to understand photography rather than simply put your camera in Automatic or Program mode? We teach you the various functions and tools that go into digital photography and your camera.

Cameras, composition, computers and software are all the functioning elements that make up digital photography.  The computer - Better known as the Digital Darkroom are touched upon...

We offer individual classes and small groups. Our classes are 2 - 3 hours long and workshops can be half days or Full days.  We offer 1 to 3 classes per segment and 1 and two day workshops or more depending on what skills you want to develop.

Beginners Photography Coaching Available | 2019

Beginning Photography Coaching... Vicki Stanwycks, your Photography Coach, will evaluate where you are now with your photography, and make suggestions based on where you are now and your photography goals. If you want to get better at photography, there are several coaching options available for you.  Photography coaching is a great way to start shooting right away!

"I attended Vicki's photography workshop for beginners earlier this year, and it was an excellent experience. Looking forward to attending more!" --James Fanguy  

Intermediate Photography  2019 | Coaching, Classes & Workshops

Intermediate Photography Workshops and Classes. The purpose of these classes is to exercise an intermediate shooter to understand light, color and the direct relationships and effects each have in the creation of images. 

Enhance your technique and abilities to compose and shoot faster.  Composition and the computer - Better known as the Digital Darkroom...We have Workshops and individual classes. Our classes are 2 - 3 hours long and workshops can be half days or Full days.  We offer 1 to 3 classes per segment and 1 and two day workshops or more depending on what you want to work on.

"If you take pretty good photos in Program Mode & other functions, but want more out of photography."
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"I took a one on one class with Ms. Vicki, and it was absolutely amazing. She was such a nice person and made me feel extremely comfortable. In the few days I was there, she taught me a lot and made me more confident with capturing photographs. I am hoping to take more classes with her in the future to further my love for photography. I would definitely recommend her to anyone I know that it is interested in photography. Thank you Ms. Vicki!"  -Tyniesha Williams

Workshops, & Coaching | Weekedays & Weekends - Individuals & Small Groups

Photography Classes & Coaching

We have been doing workshops for more than 8 years. Vicki Stanwycks has been a commercial photographer for more than 23 years, shooting commercial advertising, aerial, models, industrial, corporate, events - people, places and things. She also owned a Gallery on Magazine Street for a few years knowing quite well how to create all kinds of images for commercial use and for fine art. She has traveled extensively all over the United States and Europe, for commercial assignments and personally. Since 2010 she has also become a life coach and incorporates that into her classes and workshops to help you bring out the best in your images. She offers workshops and classes for individuals and small groups.

"I attended Vicki's photography workshop for beginners earlier this year, and it was an excellent experience. Looking forward to attending more!" --James Fanguy  

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Beginning Photography

Beginners | Classes & Workshops

Beginners Photography Workshops. You love photography and want  do more than just shoot pictures from your phone. Do you want to understand photography rather than simply put your camera in Automatic or Program mode? We teach you the various functions and tools that go into digital photography. Cameras, composition, computers and software are all the functioning elements that make up digital photography in 2019.  The computer - Better known as the Digital Darkroom are touched upon...We have Workshops and individual classes. Our classes are 2 - 3 hours long and workshops can be half days or Full days.  We offer 1 to 3 classes per segment and 1 and two day workshops or more depending on what you want to work on.

"If you want to get a good working knowledge of your camera these classes or workshops are for you!"
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Beginners Photography Coaching Available | 2019

Beginning Photography Coaching... Vicki Stanwycks, your Photography Coach, will evaluate where you are presently with your photography, and make suggestions based on that and your photographic goals.

With the Coaching Program we offer classes and Hands On shooting, On Location...

If you want to get better at photography, there are several coaching options available for you.  Photography coaching is a great way to start shooting right away!

"I attended Vicki's photography workshop for beginners earlier this year, and it was an excellent experience. Looking forward to attending more!" --James Fanguy  

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Intermediate Photography  2019 | Coaching, Classes & Workshops

Intermediate Photography Workshops and Classes. The purpose of these classes is to exercise an intermediate shooter to understand light, color and the direct relationships and effects each have in the creation of images. 

Enhance your technique and abilities to compose and shoot faster.  Composition and the computer - Better known as the Digital Darkroom...We have Workshops and individual classes. Our classes are 2 - 3 hours long and workshops can be half days or Full days.  We offer 1 to 3 classes per segment and 1 and two day workshops or more depending on what you want to work on.

"If you take pretty good photos in Program Mode & other functions, but want more out of photography."
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Weekend Workshops | 2019

New Orleans is  an awesome place especially to create images.  Many of the workshops below can be tailored specifically to what you want to see, learn and accomplish (shoot). If you are coming to town for a few days we can put together an Itinerary as we have done for many clients, being a guide,  teaching technique and shooting... Please take a look around at our workshops and let us know what you want to do and we will tailor it to you.  Contact us so we can come up with a plan.

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Photography Workflow and Digital Processing

In order to create an image, we need light... We cover the basics of light and how to see, measure and track the light. This workshop is for the natural light enthusiast who respects and loves the landscape and realizes that light has many aspects from exposure and color to capture.  This workshop brings your photography to the Next Level, better images. Knowing light and how to manipulate, see and track the light will make all the difference to your images. Anyone can shoot a picture, it's what we do with the light that makes all the difference to the quality of the image.

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New Orleans, Exposure, Color & Light Photography Workshop

On - Location Photography, Working with Exposure, Color & Light

In order to create an image, we need light... We cover the basics of light and how to see, measure and track the light. This workshop is for the natural light enthusiast who respects and loves the landscape and realizes that light has many aspects from exposure and color to capture.  This workshop brings your photography to the Next Level, better images. Knowing light and how to manipulate, see and track the light will make all the difference to your images. Anyone can shoot a picture, it's what we do with the light that makes all the difference to the quality of the image.

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The Artist Within

Unblocking and Recreating the Artist Within | 2019

Lifecoaching Sessions, Photography, Discussions and recreating the artist within for 2019

Being creative for self satisfaction, feeling good, and even excited about what you want to accomplish takes motivation and a clear mind. If your mind is jumbled and your life is crazy the creative process can be tainted, you can feel negatively challenged, hence making the creative process seem like climbing a huge mountain.

The creative process is different for everyone. This workshop is focused on you, figuring our what makes you come alive creatively, like you once were or perhaps simply different so you can find the creatively that has somehow gotten locked away and why.

Artists workshops have been a good place to start to get you seeing and feeling your creative self once again. If you are struggling this could be just what you need.

Attendees should bring to these classes/workshops their camera and gear, laptop and software that they use for their Photographs. Please bring at least 100 of your latest images so we can look at where you are now. There will be life coaching sessions, discussions, writing exercises, shooting at various locations, possible computer processes demonstrations. We will create images together based on your discovery and coaching sessions. Be prepared to talk about various subjects as realized through the creative process.

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Photography Coaching Available | 2019

If you are into photography and want to get better at what you are doing, there are several coaching options available for you.

Vicki Stanwycks, your Photography Coach, will evaluate where you are now in your work and make some suggestions based on what you want to do with your future photography endeavors.

Photography coaching is a good way to get better at what you are doing and figure out what you want to accomplish.

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Be Prepared for your Photography Workshops

Photography Workshops, Classes and Coaching

What to Bring...

New Orleans Photography Classes

Attendees must be able to stand and walk around. Attendees work with their own gear for their classes.  Bring what gear you have so we can explore your possibilities and make suggestions.

  • Attendees should bring their camera gear and Case
  • Lenses
  • Camera Batteries
  •  SD (film) Cards
  • Tripod or Monopod Optional

 

What to Wear...

Clothes If Going On Location

  • Longer Pants - Shorts not recommended
  • Closed Toed Footwear - No Sandals
  • Hats if Sensitive to the Sun
  • Weather appropriate Clothing - Summer vs Winter
Classes Individuals One on One & Small Groups

Classes: Great for New Orleans Locals

  • We offer 2 Classes for Beginners & Intermediate
  • All the functions of your Camera
  • Understanding the Direct Relationship of Light and how it effects your images
  • A computer Class is Optional, including Computer Techniques and Software
  • Our classes are 2 - 3 hours long
Beginning Photography Workshops

Workshops: Great for those from Out of Town

Workshops:

  • Workshops are Full days and Weekends
  • Workshops Include Classes and Location Shooting, using New Orleans as your Backdrop
  • Hands on Instruction, Vicki Stanwycks Works with you as you shoot to get better images and understand the why's and hows
  • Individuals & Small Groups
  •  One and two day workshops Available.

Coaching One On One

We offer Coaching based on your individual shooting goals. We evaluate where you are now with relationship to your knowledge of:

  • Photography
  • Camera
  • Computer
  • Skills

We come up with a plan of action for your photography ideals so you can realistically meet your goals. 

We offer Coaching Programs of at least 7 sessions.

Images from our Classes and Coaching.

New Orleans Offers One of the Most Colorful Cities in the World!

Some of the things we Cover, Exposure, Composition, Color and Black and White...

The New Orleans is an awesome place especially, to make Pictures. Classes and Coaching can be tailored specifically to what you want learn with your camera.

If you are coming to New Orleans, for a few days we can figure out a shooting schedule just for you! We have carefully crafted Itineraries for classes and workshops, and have worked with many clients who love to shoot.  New Orleans makes it extra fun!

Stanwycks Photography, Vicki Stanwycks, loves being your teacher and coach. Teaching Photographic technique and skills are like learning a new language!

Please take a look around at our workshops and let us know what you want to do. We will tailor an itinerary just for you. Contact us so we can come up with a plan. You will be better at Creating Photographs for sure after one of our workshops!

General Information

Photography Classes

Depends on How Many Classes 2 to 3 hours
  • In Studio
  • Professional Photographer/Instructors to guide you
  • One On One - You and the Instuctor
  • Photography Classes are all Private

Photography Coaching

Depending on coaching Program 2 to 3 hours each Coaching Session
  • Professional Photographer/Instructor to guide you and work with you as you shoot
  • Price Depending Coaching Program
  • Classes and Photo Coaching While Shooting
  • On on One or Small Group Workshops

You will love our Classses & Coaching...

Photography Classes and Coaching, we love to help our clients make better Photographs.
Whatever you choose when working with us we want to help you be better with your camera and how you use it. We believe in starting form the basics as a foundation.
One can read many books on photography and until you have someone standing there with you and telling you why it is or isn't working, you won't get it as quickly as you may think.
Besides all that we make your experience with us fun and memorable as we shoot in your desired locations.  We  try to make it interesting and your images will be a direct result.

New Orleans Photography Classes

Learn Photography!

Take a class or Choose Coaching....

Shooting Pictures in New Orleans can be quite the Adventure! There are so many things to see and do in this great city. Uptown to Downtown, The French Quarter, The CBD...  So much history, Many Different Cultures!

See it, Shoot it, with Photography Professionals

Phone:   504.899.9394   Studio

Understand Aspects of Photography, Seeing Light, Exposure, Composition, and so much more...

The New Orleans Weekend Workshop

In this Workshop we spend the whole weekend dedicated to creating images of New Orleans. New Orleans is filled with color, Sights and Sounds, like no other place in the country.

We have a class to begin and then venture off to see and feel as much of New Orleans as scheduled in your weekend. Vicki Stanwycks is with you every step of the way working with you to create beautiful images and see the landscape and it's people.

We Explore the French Quarter, Grave Yards, New Orleans Architecture, Old Algiers, Local People, etc. if you want to see more than the French Quarter, and more of New Orleans, and Capture the local color and flair of it's people,  this workshop is for you....

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Classes, Critiques and Workflow

Weekend Workshops gives us more time to hone your photography skills in classes, by looking at what you have done while shooting, then following a critique of your work.

Much learning can be received by looking and seeing what could  have done differently which sparks more questions and more learning.

The French Quarter Culture

One could spend days Photographing the French Quarter. There are so Many sights, sounds, and local flavor in the New Orleans French Quarter, a very exciting place!

Our Workshops start with classes that help you hone your photography skills before you start shooting in the French Quarter.  Then your Instructor will guide you around the French Quarter while you shoot and offer you coaching as you shoot.

We have been shooting New Orleans and it's sights for over 23 years and know where... and how... to shoot the wonderful things the French Quarter has to offer ... If you want to see and shoot great images, and have an Authentic French Quarter New Orleans Experience, this Workshop/Tour is for you...

New Orleans During Mardi Gras

New Orleans Mardi Gras Photography 
(During the Mardi Gras Season)

There are 2 Weekends of Shooting... and Mardi Gras Day. Each Weekend features  2 days each from morning to night on both days of the weekend and Mardi Gras day.

Includes classes and hands on shooting with Vicki Stanwycks. Students must bring their own gear. Food and beverages will be available in studio. Classes, shooting and critique.

Experience Mardi Gras Like never before...  Please check our all our Mardi Gras pages so you can see what to expect. These  Workshops are awesome!

"We like to get it right in the camera first..."

"I attended Vicki's photography workshop for beginners earlier this year, and it was an excellent experience. Looking forward to attending more!" --James Fanguy 

"Best workshop I have ever taken. Vicki went above and beyond my expectations. She provided excellent, personalized instruction, based on a customized workshop design.

She also shared a LOT of great insights based on helping me to assess my own style, taking me out to shoot in the kinds of locations suited to my needs, and then providing interactive coaching and feedback.

As a result of taking her workshop, I am going to become a much better photographer. Even before the course was done, I had already made significant improvements. I highly recommend her services." -Darren Olson, June 25th

Call Stanwycks Photography today at 504.899.9394
e-mail us at neworleansphoto@aol.com