imagemakers_logo_sony_lockup_web_350pxThe Youth Arts Academy runs a photography program called ImageMakers. ImageMakers is a nationwide photography program in partnership with Sony Electronics, Inc. Throughout the program students will use Sony compact digital cameras, digital interchangeable lens cameras and video cameras to capture images and events around them. Students will learn lighting, landscape, still shot, photo editing and many more techniques that will build their photography skills. Registration is first come first serve basis.

Only 7 spots available!

Ages: 8+
Program Runs: Six-week session September 14-October 9
Meets: Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30pm
Cost: $125 (Club members get $15 off class. Call Melissa for coupon code. )

Special Padre Event!

Padres Sony and ImageMakers (6)

During, Wednesday, September 21st class, the SD padres and Sony have put together an invitation to have all ImageMaker photographers registered in this class to come out for a photography event with the Padres. The young photographers will have a behind the scenes tour of the stadium and dugout, meet the team photographer and watch the game! Food voucher will be included. Transportation to Petco will leave at 3:15pm sharp.

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Parent Photography Workshop CANCELLED – Stay tuned for the rescheduling date! 

They are only little once! Master your camera and photograph the everyday, crazy family moments! This class is for parents that might be frustrated with online tutorials and want to know how to use your camera in the simplest form yet get the best photos!

  • Our next workshop will be Wednesday, September 7th from 6:45-8:45pm
  • Please bring your camera, at least one lens, and your camera’s manual.
  • Only a few spots will be available to ensure plenty of one-on-one time.
  • $75/person

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If you like cartoons and animated movies, here’s a fun class to learn the tricks of the trade! Improve your drawing skills and get your creative juices flowing in this fun interactive class. Using basic shapes, students will learn to create their own cartoon characters.

Stay tuned for upcoming classes!