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Viewing 10 events
from September 25, 2016 to December 17, 2016
with keyword/phrase “photography” (x)

Sunday, September 25, 2016


Workshop: Fundamentals of Photography

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
This workshop will cover shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and the technical aspects of taking better photos.
Category: Education, Art, Waterfront



at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
55+ shipping containers will display unique, intriguing, striking, and challenging photography from all over the world covering a wide range of topics.
Category: Art

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The Wildlife of Baisley Pond

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
King Manor Museum is pleased to host an exhibit of photographs by local artist Marvenia Knight. The exhibit explores the abundance of wildlife at Baisley Pond in Jamaica, Queens.
Category: Art

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Friend's of Straus Park's Art in the Park

at Straus Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Straus Park's Art in the Park event to participate in celebrating art, including painting, photography, jewelry, and clothes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Oct 6

Art Workshop Series Begins: Garden Portraits

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using the grounds and gardens of Wave Hill as an outdoor portrait studio, students practice the fundamentals of lighting while using photography in formal and informal ways.
Category: Nature, Art

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Oct 9

Fall Foliage Photography

at Highland Park Entrance, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With nearly 30,000 acres of public parkland, New York City is the perfect place for fall leaf-peeping. Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage

Sunday, October 23, 2016


Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smart phone to capture evidence of your scavenger clues. Work on your own or as a team, in this fun family friendly program. Registration begins on October 16.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage

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Saturday, November 12, 2016


Arts, Culture & Fun; SET UP & POSE! Studio Lighting Photo Workshop

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and setting up equipment for a portrait shoot. Everyone will get to pose for their portrait and experience the…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Film, Theater, Talks, Seniors

Saturday, November 26, 2016


Fall Foliage Photography Hike

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street (in Isham Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smartphone to capture the beauty of Inwood Hill Park during the golden hour before sunset.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking

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Saturday, December 17, 2016


Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Clifton Place and Marcy Avenue (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head. Bring your own digital camera or smartphone.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids

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