Urban Photography in Toronto

Webcode: WORKSHOP213_26026

Price: $150.00
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 3 hours
Prerequisites: none
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Urban Photography in Toronto

Focusing on composition and creativity, students are guided through lessening dependence on automatic shooting modes and seeing their subject differently. Camera modes will be explored with the ultimate goal of leveraging the creative capabilities of the camera. This course challenges the student to think 'outside the frame' and allows them to create unique photographic opportunities within the urban scenery of Toronto.

Course Outline:

- Custom white balance to properly reproduce colors
- Exposure compensation and bracketing
- Applying composition rules
- Close up & macro photography
- Working with shutter speed, aperture and ISO to freeze action or convey motion
- Creative use of natural light: exploring Metering Modes
- Dealing with shadows in direct light
- Choosing the right lens
- Creative use of depth of field

Who Should Attend?

Individuals who would like to to explore taking photographs with the guidance of an instructor while learning how to think and shoot creatively.

What To Bring To Class:

- Your camera
- Fully charged battery + extra battery
- Memory cards
- Lenses: 24mm-200mm (or equivalent) range coverage***
- Comfortable walking shoes
- Weather-appropriate attire


The meeting point for this workshop will be at our Church Street entrance of our Henry's Toronto store location. Instructor Daniel Garcia will lead you through a route in the downtown core that will give you numerous photographic opportunities. Take in the urban feel, the architecture and city parks as you make your way through the streets of one of Canada's busiest urban centres.


In case of extreme weather, students will be contacted up to 2hrs prior to the start of the course and notified in case of a cancellation. Please check your email and phone messages for details about a potential cancellation before leaving for the class.

Cancellation due to weather:
- Prior to course start time: Customers will be given the option to rebook or refund their registration
- After course start time up until half way through: Customers we be offered to rebook their course to the next available date
- After course start time but later than half away through: Rebooking or Refunds will not be available if more than half of the allotted time for the course was covered.

Registration Policy

Rescheduling Fees
Course Selling Price Admin Fee
Up to $199.99 $20.00
From $200 and up $75.00
  • Pre-registration and payment is required for all courses.
  • All courses begin promptly at stated times.
  • Henry's Learning Lab reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course without notice.
  • In the event of a course cancellation or postponement, all pre-registered attendees will be notified to arrange another suitable date.
  • Customers may reschedule or refund registrations up to 48 hrs prior to the course start time at no charge.
  • If less than 48 hrs notice is given, up until the course start time, only rescheduling will be offered and an administrative fee will apply. (See Fee Table)
  • Refunds will not be issued and rescheduling will not be permitted, if requested after the stated course start time. Missed courses are not eligible for refunds or rebooking.
  • Course credits with Henry's Learning Lab will be valid for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase of the original course.

To reschedule or refund a course please contact your local Henry's store.
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Special Events

  • Tickets for special events taking place off-site are final sale and non-refundable.
  • Henry's Learning Lab reserves there right to cancel or postpone any special event without notice.
  • In the event of an event cancellation or postponement, all pre-registered attendees will be notified to arrange a refund or alternate date.
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September 2018

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