Register for Photography Classes

Register for photography classes in Madison: Choose from Basic or Advanced Photography Classes & learn from pro photographers who love to share the joy of photography. 

Congratulations - you're about to embark on an amazing visual adventure with photography classes taught by the talented, in-house pros at Focal Flame Photography. Join us for classes yourself, or give the gift of learning to your favorite photographer. Get ready to learn - and to see the world in a whole new light.

For beginning photographers: DSLR Basics

This 2-hour class is perfect for anyone wanting to learn more about the fundamentals of digital photography, as well as getting more comfortable with your DSLR camera. No previous experience is necessary. Your instructor is an experienced, in-house Focal Flame photographer who loves sharing the joy of photography. Topics covered include:

  • The "Exposure Triangle": ISO, shutter speed, and aperture
  • Exposure modes
  • How to achieve effects like motion blur

Location: Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa St., Madison, WI | Map

Upcoming Dates:

  • Tuesday, 3/10 - 6pm

Registration limited to 15 students. 

Gift certificates are available. Bring camera, charged battery, and memory card to class. 

For experienced photographers: Advanced Photography Techniques

Are you comfortable with your camera? Have some experience with photography, but want to explore the craft in more depth? Have you taken the Focal Flame DSLR Basics class? This class is designed just for you. Your instructor is an experienced, in-house Focal Flame photographer who loves sharing the joy of photography.  Advance Photography Techniques includes 2 sessions, 2 hours each. Topics include: 

  • In-depth discussion of lenses
  • Metering
  • White balance
  • Post-processing
  • Exposure compensation
  • Advanced AF techniques
  • Composition
  • How to critique photographs

Upcoming course dates (attend both for this 2-session class):

March

Monday 3/16 & Monday 3/306 pm

Goodman Community Center
149 Waubesa St., Madison WI | Map

Registration limited to 15 students. 

Gift certificates are available. Bring camera, charged battery, and memory card to class.

Policies: Minimum enrollment required. If enrollment minimum is not met, class is subject to rescheduling or cancellation; we will contact all enrolled students to assess a possible date for rescheduling. Registration is not confirmed until tuition fee is paid. To pay by credit card, click on the buttons next to each class description. To pay by check, email us for instructions. Cancellation policy: 75% refund if you tell us in writing that you will not be attending within 2 weeks of class date; 50% refund if by 1 week from class date; no refund if less than 1 week from class. If class is canceled due to inclement weather, it will be rescheduled at a mutually convenient date.