SYRACUSE
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

 Photography Class Beginners Guide to Composition

Photography Class Beginners Guide to Composition

Sunday the 7th of November
Thornden Park, Syracuse - 11AM - 3 hours
You've got a great eye for photography but you're not sure what makes a good photo GREAT? This is the class for you! Professional photographer Bridget Badore will walk through the basics of composition, challenging participants to hone in on their unique perspective. By the end of class, photographers will walk away feeling confident in the way they frame every image.
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$69pp     only 5 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Analog Photography Session

Analog Photography Session

Sunday the 7th of November
Syracuse, New York - 1pm - 2 hours
Whether you started shooting analogue or you’re just getting into it, this session will cover some of the essentials of film photography. We’ll touch on how a camera meter works and how to meter for film, the different film options and how they affect your photo, and how to plan your shots!
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$35pp     open - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Environmental Portraiture Meetup

Environmental Portraiture Meetup

Saturday the 13th of November
Syracuse Westcott Area - 10am - 2 hours
Always wanted to take better portraits in any location? Portrait photographer Bridget Badore will share tips and tricks on how to make your portraits stand out in any environment. From working with natural light indoor and outdoor, to knowing when to pull out the flash. You’ll leave feeling confident in your ability to compose and frame an interesting photograph that tells a story.
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$35pp     10 places left - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Motion Blur & Intentional Camera Movement Workshop

Motion Blur & Intentional Camera Movement Workshop

Saturday the 20th of November
Clinton Square, Syracuse NY - 1pm - 2 hours
Motion blur often frustrates new photographers. But that same blur can also create artistic, magical images. Blur allows an image that captures a single moment in time to convey motion. We will discuss ways to use shutter speed for intentionally blurring the background or the subject. We will cover the different between subject blur and camera blur, and the many different ways you can set up a shot to get the exact type of movement you're looking for.
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$35pp     open - requires 4 bookings to proceed
Street Photography  Meetup

Street Photography Meetup

Sunday the 21st of November
Clinton Square, Syracuse - 9am - 2 hours
Whether you’re curious about street photography, or a long-time street enthusiast, join us for a meet up! Photographers will be guided through a series of challenges to hone in on your creative eye. We’ll take some tools from famous street photographers from Henri Cartier-Bresson to Helen Levitt, and take inspiration from a few contemporary photographers. You’ll want away with new ways of looking at the world around you, and new ways of approaching the street.
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$35pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Landscape Photography Meetup

Landscape Photography Meetup

Saturday the 4th of December
Westminster Park, Syracuse NY - 3pm - 2 hours
The city of Syracuse offers beautiful opportunities for landscape photography. This course will help you develop your eye for gorgeous landscape shots and encourage you to find beauty in even the coldest winter months.
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$35pp     open - requires 3 bookings to proceed
Night Photography & Low Light Class

Night Photography & Low Light Class

Sunday the 5th of December
Barry Park, Syracuse NY - 5pm - 3 hours
Photographing in low light or nighttime settings can be frustrating, but it doesn't have to be! Once you get comfortable with your camera settings and unlock new techniques, you'll have access to a whole new world of low light photography. We'll create beautiful nighttime landscapes using only natural light and our cameras, learn how to manipulate our camera settings to capture crisp well-lit portraits in even the dimmest lit settings, understand long exposures and how to use them in our favor, and lastly: learn how to use simple tools like flashlights to create magical scenes you thought were only possible in photoshop.
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$69pp     only 5 places left - requires 3 bookings to proceed
ABOUT SYRACUSE
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 Syracuse.

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 Syracuse 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
Very informative class for beginner photographers. Bridget is a friendly and very helpful teacher. She was very patient in answering all of my questions and explained everything in great detail and demonstrated when necessary. I would definitely take another class of hers on the future!
5/5
Jill
October 13th 2021
Very informative class for beginner photographers. Bridget is a friendly and very helpful teacher. She was very patient in answering all of my questions and explained everything in great detail and demonstrated when necessary. I would definitely take another class of hers on the future!
5/5
Jill
October 12th 2021
It was really fun and informative
5/5
Colleen Cragin
March 1st 2021
I thought it was great! Bridget was very informative and friendly. It was challenging to try and think outside the box, but it was fun to do. Looking forward to the next one.
5/5
Kim Nolan
February 27th 2021
I absolutely loved it! I learned new techniques, had an awesome teacher, and got to shoot a lot of beautiful and captivating pictures I normally wouldn't have ventured to do!
5/5
Katie Cragin
February 27th 2021
INSTRUCTORS
Bridget Badore
Bridget is an editorial and portrait photographer from Phoenix, New York. She recently moved back to the Syracuse area after working as a freelance photographer in New York City for 10 years. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts honors program in 2013 with a BFA in Photography. Bridget began taking photographs in elementary school when she received her dad's old 35mm camera; teaching herself photography through her late father's scribbled notes and old kodak manuals. Her photographs have been featured in the New York Times, New York Magazine, Instyle, Vogue India, Bust Magazine, and WWD. You can find her on instagram at @bridgetbadore & see more of her work at www.bridgetbadore.com