Workshops@Adorama Celebrates First Anniversary by Offering Discounts on an Impressive Lineup of Courses for the Winter/Spring 2008 Session

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To celebrate the start of its second year, early-bird discount registration available now through January 10, 2008 for New York-based photography courses.

Adorama Camera, one of the largest photo retailers in the United States, is celebrating the first anniversary of the Workshops@Adorama (
The fast-growing series of on-site photography courses are taught by top working professional photographers and digital photography specialists.

To celebrate the Workshops' first anniversary, Adorama is announcing an early-bird discount of 10% on all the currently posted Workshops@Adorama from today until January 10, 2008.

Started in February 2007 by program director Monica Cipnic, the Workshops@Adorama have quickly become very popular; there have been over 60 Workshops, Seminars, and Special Events offered during the inaugural year. The Workshops enhance Adorama's reputation as a primary source not just for great deals and service when purchasing photographic equipment, but also as a trusted source of information for photography enthusiasts and professional photographers alike.

"In a very short time we've built up a photographic education and hands-on program that rivals offerings of long-established institutions," says Cipnic. "We've had nearly 1,000 people attend our classes and events, with some of them traveling from as far as Brazil, Canada, and over 15 states to make the Workshops their educational destination."

Winter/Spring Semester 2008 Workshop Overview

In January and February, Workshops@Adorama will present a mix of several new classes, including Intro to Sports Photography Techniques, Just Add Stills: Adobe After Effects for Still Photographers, and Introduction to Digital Astrophotography. And the return of such popular favorites as Digital Food Photography: Creating Delectable Images, Travel Photography: Beyond Being There, Color Management: What Is It and How to Use It to Get Better Prints and Adobe Photoshop: Understanding Layers and Masks. (A full course listing is below.)

In March, April, and May we will introduce new classes including: Portfolio and Fine-Art Inkjet Print Workshop, Secrets of Great Photographers: What Every Photographer Should Know, On Photo Safari with Joe DiMaggio, and Wedding Photography: Increase Your Profits Through Creative Posing and Better Business Practices.

And there will be new sessions of our most popular favorites: Master Session: Understanding Exposure and Learning to See Creatively, Overcoming Fear of Flash: Lighting Boot Camp, ABC's of Digital Photography, Garden & Flower Photography: Creating Compelling Images, plus more Photowalking tours and a variety of Adobe Photoshop classes.

Additional Workshops, Seminars and Special Events will be added in the coming weeks and months, so check back often on our web page.

For a complete list of sessions for the entire Winter/Spring 2008 semester, go to

All classes will take place in the fifth-floor multi-media classrooms at the Adorama Building, 42 West 18th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, in New York City unless otherwise indicated.

If you have any questions or need assistance in registering, please contact Carl Nilson Monday-Thursday, from 9AM-6PM by email at: carln @ or by phone at: 212-741-0401 ext 2216.

About Workshops@Adorama:
Started in February 2007, Workshops@Adorama consists of a wide range of hands-on picture-taking sessions for snapshooters and enthusiasts, business and technical advice for professional and aspiring photographers, and inspiring presentations by some of the biggest names in the photography world. Over 60 events have been held so far with nearly a thousand attendees.

About Adorama:
One of the top photo retailers in the U.S., Adorama's extensive inventory of camera gear is matched by its ongoing efforts to help its customers be better photographers. In addition to Workshops@Adorama, Adorama has partnered with the Perfect Picture School of Photography, the #1 online photography school to offer online classes in all aspects of photography, and continues to offer free online how-to tips and techniques through the AIRC Learning Center.


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