Photography Seminars and a Live Podcast Taping In-Store at Adorama This Week

Manhattan-Based Photo, Video and Electronics Store Adorama Hosts Free Events in Store Week of November 30th Through December 4th
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New York, NY – November 30, 2015 - Adorama, one of the world’s leading photography, video, imaging and electronics retailers, will host free seminars and a live podcast recording in its Manhattan-based super store this week. Every week, Adorama holds a number of free photography events in New York City, from entry level DSLR tips and tricks, to photo walks, to building a community through photography. This week, Adorama will host the following free events:

How to purchase and use your new telescope with Mike Dzurny

Monday, November 30th, 4pm – 5:30pm & 6pm – 7:30pm

In this seminar, Mike Dzurny from Meade Instruments will explore how to choose the right telescope for one’s star gazing needs. He will go through the technical aspects of optical design, aperture and optical performance, eyepieces and magnification, and more. Attendees will learn about terrestrial viewing in cities and wilderness as well as what telescope is best for them.

Alpha Studio Essentials 1: Off Camera Flash

Tuesday, December 1st, 4pm – 5:00pm; 5:10pm – 6:10pm; & 6:20pm – 7:20pm

Join Sony Artisan and AdoramaTV presenter Miguel Quiles in the first of a three-part series on using Sony Alpha series cameras for professional studio use. In this seminar, Miguel will cover everything one needs to know to use off-camera lighting with Sony cameras including recommendations for flash triggers, strobes, speed lights, modifiers, camera settings and much more. Miguel will also demonstrate some of his favorite lighting techniques live in-studio.

Nikon Presents: Entry Level Digital SLR and Tips & Tricks Seminars

Wednesday, December 2nd, 4pm – 5:30pm & 6pm – 7:30pm

In this one-day, two-part seminar, Nikon technical representative Alex Podstawski will take attendees through the basics of how to use a digital SLR camera, including pro tips and tricks. In session one, Alex will go over topics like, what is the difference between an ƒ-stop and a bus stop? He’ll also cover ISO, shutter speeds, aperture, lenses and more. In session two following immediately after, attendees will discover how to take picture creation with their Nikon D-SLR to a whole new level.

Podcast: We’re Getting Better with Bryon Summers

Friday, December 4th, 12pm – 1pm

Join Adorama as they host a live recording of the podcast “We’re Getting Better” with host Bryon Summers, who is also the resident photographer for hip-hop podcast “The Combat Jack Show.” “We’re Getting Better” is a podcast that focuses on photographic situations, experiences and lessons, all aimed at growing a community of aspiring photographers. Listen to past episodes of “We’re Getting Better” on iTunes now.

Photo Walk: Carry Less, Create More

Sunday, December 6th, 11am – 2pm

A photo walk for minimalistic photographers, hybrid photography pioneer Giulio Sciorio, in partnership with The Phoblographer, Lumix G and Tenba, will be guiding attendees through the city, focusing on the art and craft of photography on the streets of New York. The walk will begin with professional models, then transition to street and urban architecture. Following the photo walk, Guilio will be giving a presentation in store at Adorama. Attendees must RSVP to attend and should bring a small camera with them for the walk. For photo walk participants, AdoramaPix will be offering a complimentary 8”x10” metal print.

ADORAMA: More Than a Camera Store

Adorama is more than a camera store – it’s one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio and computer retailers. Serving customers for more than 35 years, Adorama has grown from its flagship NYC store to include the leading online destination for imaging and consumer electronics. Adorama’s vast product offerings encompass home entertainment, mobile computing, and professional video and audio, while its services include an in-house photo lab, AdoramaPix; resources and gear for photographers, filmmakers, production studios, broadcasting and post houses, and recording artists through Adorama Pro; pro equipment rental at Adorama Rental Company; and the award-winning Adorama Learning Center, which offers free creative education in online channels such as the popular Adorama TV.

Adorama is listed as one of the top five electronics retailers by Consumer Reports, “Best of the Web” by, Internet Retailers Top 100, and is the official Electronics Retailer of the NY Giants.

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