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Our experienced instructors will help expand your photographic skillset with workshops held at various locations. These classes cover a wide range of topics, in colour or black-and-white photography, using the latest digital imaging options. Workshops use techniques that are best developed utilizing a digital SLR or at a very minimum a digital camera that has full manual features. Evening workshops are divided into multiple sessions of approximately 2 hours each. Saturday workshops are full days of approximately 7 hours.

Workshop spaces will only be reserved with payment. Should you wish to cancel a spot in a workshop, 1 week notice is required. Refunds not available for late cancellations. If you have any questions please call 1-800-661-6980, or email workshop@mcbaincamera.com.


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All AMA Members receive 15% off workshop prices, please present card at time of purchase to receive discount. (discount not available online)


 

Workshops & Events:

Advanced Macro

Take your macro photography to the next level. Hone your skills in focusing and lighting using a ring flash and focusing rails. Go beyond life size with focus stacking techniques.

This cl…  » read more

Advanced Mastering Your DSLR

Take your photography to another level. This workshop is a follow up to "Mastering Your Digital Camera"

Increase your photographic knowledge with advanced techniques and tips. Day 1 will st…  » read more

Chris Dodds Wildlife

Chris Dodds, world renowned Canadian nature photographer, blogger, photo educator and lecturer, stops by McBain Camera for a slideshow presentation about his experience switching to Sony mirrorless…  » read more

Compositional Elements

In this 3 part class, learn the basics of photographic composition. Take your images to the next level and learn to see differently through your lens.

Topics to be covered:

Continuous Lighting

The focus is on product photography. Learn how to use continuous lighting to position and shape light to make your product photos stand out. You will learn how to use a copy stand and basic lightin…  » read more

Derek Crowe: Yukon Quest and Arctic Ultra

Join Derek Crowe November 6th at 6:30 as he shares photos from his previous coverage of the Yukon Quest and the Arctic Ultra. As well, he will cover the logistical and creative planning required fo…  » read more

Drone Basics

Learn about drone photography and video. Drones or UAV's have become a very useful tool to supplement your camera. Whether flying for fun or business, drones open up a new perspective for your phot…  » read more

Edmonton Photographic Tradeshow

The Edmonton Photographic Trade Show celebrates its 10th year on Sunday, October 21st at the Edmonton Inn!

Every photographic industry leader will be in attendance showcasing the latest a…  » read more

How to Clean Your Sensor

Cleaning you camera's sensor helps to ensure your images stay clear, so you can spend more time shooting and less time in Photoshop. In this 1 hour seminar we will teach you how to safely perform a…  » read more

Introduction to Lightroom

This full day workshop establishes the basics of using Adobe Lightroom. You will learn everything you need to know to establish an effective workflow from importing your images, basic editing and c…  » read more

Introduction to Photoshop

This full day workshop establishes the basics of using Adobe Photoshop. You will learn everything you need to know to establish an effective workflow from importing your images through Adobe Bridge…  » read more

Macro Photography

The Macro photography workshop explores close-up photography. It will show you what macro photography really is, and explore the various techniques and equipment to get the most out of your close-u…  » read more

Mastering Your Digital Camera

The foundation for all other workshops, Mastering Your Digital Camera will teach you about the different shooting modes of your SLR. Some of the concepts covered are depth of field, aperture, shutt…  » read more

Mastering Your Digital Camera - Ladies Only

The foundation for all other workshops, Mastering Your Digital Camera will teach you about the different shooting modes of your SLR. This installment of the workshop is offered as a "Women Only" cl…  » read more

Neutral Density 101

Take your landscape photos to the next level. Learn the difference between neutral density, graduated neutral density, and the different systems used to achieve the perfect landscape effects.

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Wagner nature area photo walk

Join Leslie from McBain Camera at the Wagner Natural Area just west of Edmonton for a Photo Walk. The area features a easy walking path through meadow, forest and marsh with a wide variety of lands…  » read more

Z-Series In-Store Launch Event

Be the first to get your hands on the new Nikon Z series full-frame mirrorless camera system! Nikon's Russell Vanderleer will be in the store at our 107th Avenue location with the …  » read more