HUNTINGTON
BEACH
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

Saturday 25 May
El Dorado Park - 12pm - 2 Hours
Alexander Medina
Landscape photography is possibly one of the most popular genres, so we'll be looking at how you can improve your shots and help your photos stand out from the crowd. We will be focusing on composition, panoramas, equipment tips and settings to use.

All skill levels welcome! The professional photography instructor will be there to provide advice, feedback and tips on how to improve your photos and camera skills.
book now
$43      
Architecture Photography

Architecture Photography

Saturday 08 June
El Dorado Park - 12pm - 2 Hours
Alexander Medina
Architectural photography can be a great way of exploring and documenting a city, whether it's your home or on holiday. Its about capturing not only the design and accurate representation of a building, but to have the shots be aesthetically pleasing to the viewer's eye. An architectural photographer makes pictures, not takes pictures.

In this session, we will be covering how to better understand Architecture photography and we'll be looking at ways to take some impressive shots and the camera settings to use.
book now
$43      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 22 June
El Dorado Park - 12pm - 3 Hours
Alexander Medina
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
$84      

Landscape & Wildlife Photography

Landscape & Wildlife Photography

Saturday 13 July
Sunset Beach - 12pm - 2 Hours
Alexander Medina
It can be a lot of fun to photograph the great outdoors with scenic vistas and amazing wildlife. In this meetup, we'll review the basic camera settings, focusing on the best settings for landscapes. We'll discuss some of the techniques you can use in your landscape and wildlife photography. Then we'll put your new knowledge to work with some fun and challenging exercises.
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$47      
Long Exposure and Motion Blur Technique B&W Photography

Long Exposure and Motion Blur Technique B&W Photography

Saturday 03 August
Pacific Coast Hwy - 12pm - 2 Hours
Alexander Medina
Embark on a captivating journey into the world of Long Exposure and Motion Blur B&W Photography! This advanced course assumes you're familiar with the basics of photography. Explore the secrets of long exposure techniques, capturing mesmerizing light trails and mastering the art of tripod photography. Dive into intentional motion blur, turning blurred photos into intentional works of art. Discover the nuances of Black and White Photography, exploring contrast, textures, and the elements that make a photo stand out in monochrome. Unleash your creativity and expand your photographic possibilities with this exciting and hands-on course!
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$47      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 24 August
Pacific Coast Hwy - 12pm - 3 Hours
Alexander Medina
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
$92      

Nearby Photography Groups

Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography

Saturday 25 May
S Arroyo Blvd - 9am - 2 Hours
Pasadena Photography Group
Rolando Salas
Landscape photography is possibly one of the most popular genres, so we'll be looking at how you can improve your shots and help your photos stand out from the crowd. We will be focusing on composition, panoramas, equipment tips and settings to use.

All skill levels welcome! The professional photography instructor will be there to provide advice, feedback and tips on how to improve your photos and camera skills.
book now
$43      
Macro Photography Meetup

Macro Photography Meetup

Saturday 01 June
W Kendall Way - 1pm - 2 Hours
San Bernardino Photography Group
James Dailey
Dive into the captivating world of macro photography, an extraordinary art form that brings the diminutive and delicate details of our world into stunning, larger-than-life focus. Specializing in capturing the intricate beauty of flowers and the intriguing lives of small insects, this photography style offers a rare glimpse into the subjects that often go unnoticed.

Join our meticulously designed class that commences at the peak of insect activity, offering the perfect opportunity to explore and immortalize the enchanting world of macro images. Get ready to enhance your photography skills and see the world from an entirely new perspective.
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$43      
Using Light & Shadow in Photography

Using Light & Shadow in Photography

Saturday 01 June
Guajome - 3pm - 2 Hours
Oceanside Photography Group
Sahid Perez
Light and shadow photography is a type of photography that focuses on capturing the interplay between light and shadow in a particular scene. This style of photography often produces dramatic and compelling images that can evoke strong emotions in the viewer.

Harsh light and the contrast between light and shadow can provide some interesting photo
opportunities, as well as some challenges!

In this meetup, we will be looking at how you can use your camera's settings to nail the exposure.
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$43      

Architecture Photography

Architecture Photography

Saturday 08 June
S Arroyo Blvd - 10am - 2 Hours
Pasadena Photography Group
Rolando Salas
Architectural photography can be a great way of exploring and documenting a city, whether it's your home or on holiday. Its about capturing not only the design and accurate representation of a building, but to have the shots be aesthetically pleasing to the viewer's eye. An architectural photographer makes pictures, not takes pictures.

In this session, we will be covering how to better understand Architecture photography and we'll be looking at ways to take some impressive shots and the camera settings to use.
book now
$43      
Beginner's Photography Class - Street Photography at Los Rios

Beginner's Photography Class - Street Photography at Los Rios

Saturday 08 June
Los Rios St - 10am - 3 Hours
Mission Viejo Photography Group
Darith Beng
A 3-hour Street Photography class for beginners focusing on composition, lighting, and capturing candid moments in the Los Rios Street Historic District.
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$92      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 08 June
S Main St - 10am - 3 Hours
Corona Photography Group
Tony Wang
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
$92      

Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 22 June
S Arroyo Blvd - 1pm - 3 Hours
Pasadena Photography Group
Rolando Salas
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
$84      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 06 July
Guajome - 8am - 3 Hours
Oceanside Photography Group
Sahid Perez
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
$92      
Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday 06 July
S Arroyo Blvd - 9am - 2 Hours
Pasadena Photography Group
Rolando Salas
Join this session for tips on how to use your camera settings to creatively capture nature in a visually interesting way. We will be looking at composition, focus, and colour.

Many professional offices and places of business have large prints gracing their wall space of things such as fields of flowers, a butterfly perched on a leaf, and a single dew drop on a rose petal. These beautiful images are all around us in nature. It just takes that special "eye" to not only see it but to capture it in a way that will turn that simple little piece of nature into a beautiful piece of art. We will learn how to use different angles, light and shadows, and settings to make subjects pop.
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$47      

Birds and Nature

Birds and Nature

Saturday 13 July
Guajome - 8am - 2 Hours
Oceanside Photography Group
Sahid Perez
Are you a bird watcher or a nature lover and have also been wondering how to get sharp photos consistently. This session plans to take the guess work out of it and get you on your way to capture the wildlife you love. Some of the topics covered will be, optimal settings, light direction, bird habits, equipment and operation. Come along and lets take some photos that show the natural beauty of birds.
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$47      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 20 July
S Arroyo Blvd - 1pm - 3 Hours
Pasadena Photography Group
Rolando Salas
Ready to learn more about your camera and get out of automatic exposure? Now is your chance!

Join us as we break down your camera to help you learn about shutter speed, aperture, ISO and how these settings affect your exposure.

We will then put your new knowledge to the test with the guidance of a professional photographer.
book now
$92      
Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Sunday 04 August
S Arroyo Blvd - 9am - 3 Hours
Pasadena Photography Group
Rolando Salas
Unleash the full potential of your camera and move beyond automatic exposure with our hands-on photography workshop. Dive into the intricacies of shutter speed, aperture, and ISO, and understand how these crucial settings impact your photo's exposure. Following the informative session, you'll have the opportunity to practice your newly acquired skills under the mentorship of a seasoned professional photographer. Transform your photography with expert guidance and elevate your imagery to new heights. Join us for a session that promises to be an enlightening journey into the world of photography.
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$92      

Other Nearby Groups

Beginners Perspective (Pencil)

Beginners Perspective (Pencil)

Saturday 25 May
363 East Villa Street, Pasadena, CA - 10am - 2 Hours
Pasadena Art Group
Alice Molina
Dive into the world of perspective drawing with our beginner's pencil sketching class! Learn essential techniques to create depth and realism in your artwork, guided by experienced instructors. Perfect for newcomers eager to unlock the secrets of perspective drawing, this class promises to ignite your passion for artistic expression.
book now
$47      
Beginner's Watercolor Class

Beginner's Watercolor Class

Saturday 01 June
Glen Helen Parkway - 10am - 2 Hours
San Bernardino Watercolor Group
Zion Crockett
Are you wanting to learn more about Watercolor painting? Then join this small class hosted by a professional instructor, specifically designed to assist beginners.

You will learn fundamental watercolor techniques, color theory, how to mix paint and then turn your knowledge into a stunning piece of paper art.
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$47      
Beginners Landscape (Pencil)

Beginners Landscape (Pencil)

Saturday 08 June
363 East Villa Street, Pasadena, CA - 10am - 2 Hours
Pasadena Art Group
Alice Molina
Join our beginner's landscape pencil sketching class and embark on a journey through picturesque scenery! Discover the joy of capturing nature's beauty with simple yet effective pencil techniques, suitable for all skill levels. Let your imagination roam free as you learn to bring landscapes to life on paper in this welcoming and supportive environment.
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$47      

Beginners Body Proportions (Pencil)

Beginners Body Proportions (Pencil)

Saturday 06 July
363 East Villa Street, Pasadena, CA - 10am - 2 Hours
Pasadena Art Group
Alice Molina
Explore the fundamentals of human body proportions in our beginner's pencil sketching class! Gain confidence in your artistic abilities as you learn to accurately depict the human form using simple pencil techniques. Perfect for those starting their artistic journey, this class offers a supportive space to refine your skills and unleash your creativity.
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$47      
Beginners and Intermediate Color Pencil and Marker

Beginners and Intermediate Color Pencil and Marker

Saturday 27 July
South Pasadena - 10pm - 2 Hours
Pasadena Art Group
Alice Molina
Join us for a fun-filled session of color pencil and marker exploration! Perfect for beginners and intermediate artists alike, this workshop will cover basic techniques and tips to bring your drawings to life. Whether you're a budding artist or looking to refine your skills, come unleash your creativity with us!
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$47      
Beginners Stain Glass Marker

Beginners Stain Glass Marker

Saturday 24 August
South Pasadena - 10am - 2 Hours
Pasadena Art Group
Alice Molina
Join us for a Beginner's Stain Glass Marker session, where you'll learn the basics of this beautiful art form. We will create intricate patterns and outlines - a design you will proud to make.
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$47      

Beginners and Intermediate- Textures with Ink

Beginners and Intermediate- Textures with Ink

Saturday 14 September
South Pasadena - 10am - 2 Hours
Pasadena Art Group
Alice Molina
Explore the art of "Textures with Ink" in our workshop designed for beginners and intermediates. Learn various techniques to create stunning, textured artworks using ink.
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$47      
ABOUT HUNTINGTON
BEACH
PHOTOGRAPHY
GROUP
Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Huntington Beach.

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

    Join the Huntington Beach Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
  • REVIEWS
    I couldn?t attend. I forgot my ND filter and left.
    5/5
    Jorge
    2024-04-07
    Alex is very personable. I enjoyed the area. I feel as though more teaching could have been done. Most of the class kept asking him questions and it turned more into a question and answer for whoever he was talking too.
    4/5
    Shawna
    2024-03-17
    PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Alexander Medina
    Alexander is a professional photographer who specialize in capturing special events, sports, portraits and landscapes. What sparked his interest in making a business was doing a onetime gig for CSUDH; it was to fulfill his 2021 graduation requirements to earn his BA in Digital Media Arts.

    The Gig was located in Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum; his job was to help with the museum's advertisements by taking photos and videos. Then edit them, so his boss can use them for his website. It turned out great, and his boss was pleased with the quality of the photos and videos he provided him at the time.

    After the experience, it made him want more gigs! Which led him to get more gigs and form a business.

    Furthermore, he's looking forward to hearing from his students.
    PHOTOS
    Brisbane Photography Group
    2024-05-22
    Title or Location: Charlies Hut, Carneys Creek
    As anyone who chases milkyway photos will tell you, they take some careful planning and often a lack of sleep. Charlies Hut is in the Scenic Rim. It's about a 2hr drive from home, and with the help of Photopills, we could see that the moon would have set with the milkyway still visible at about 4am. So alarms were set for 1.30am, coffee was made and off we went. I use the intervalometer on my Canon 6D mark ii to shoot between 15-20 images of the sky. The lens I used was a Samyang 14mm, set
    Credit: Lisa Pritchard
    Facebook: Lisa Pritchard
    Instagram: lisa_pritchard_photography

    Oshawa Photography Group
    2024-05-21
    Title or Location: Just north of Brechin on Hwy 169.
    May 10 the northern lights hit a G5 storm, a KP index of 9, the highest it will go, and the best storm we've seen in over 20 years. I drove my 10 year old son north to see them, this was a chance of a lifetime. I managed to get several amazing photos. Canon R6M2, RF10-20mm lens at 10mm, 30sec at f4, iso 1000, manual focusing. This was looking more north-west as most of the bright colours could be seen to the south, west and just north of us.
    Credit: Diane Schlichting
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61558842215195
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/littlebearphotographyca/
    Sydney Photography Group
    2024-05-21
    Title or Location: Cremorne Point
    Cremorne Point is always a favourite choice to capture the southerly sunsets with the Sydney Opera House and the city skyline in the frame. This isn't a long exposure shot but a motion blur added to the water in post production.
    Credit: Oindrila Mitra
    Instagram: oindrilaclicks

    Tucson Photography Group
    2024-05-20
    Title or Location: San Rafael Valley, AZ
    Taken on a backroad photo trip through the San Rafael Valley of Southern Arizona. I shot the image with a Sony A6000 converted to 830nm infrared. Some editing in Lightroom.
    Credit: Andy Baldwin
    Instagram: @abaldwinphoto

    Portland Photography Group
    2024-05-20
    Title or Location: Stub Stewart State Park Hilltop area
    This was the day of famous Northern Lights visible in most of the North America. Stubs Stewart is the most ideal dark area for star gazing so I reached there around 11pm. As expected, it was full of enthusiasts. The lights were predicted to be at peak between 10pm - 2am. Around 2pm, when we though the "show was over", the lights started getting incredibly bright, and that is when this picture was taken. Interestingly, the lights were bright in some regions and other regions were faded enough to
    Credit: Ashish Kushwaha
    Sydney Photography Group
    2024-05-19
    Title or Location: Curly dick Rd ,Meadow flat
    It's a famous road for Golden Poplars, but I wanted to capture the Milky way passing over trees that have lost their leaves. it was early evening, but the Milky Way was already high up, so I quickly took some photos and returned to Sydney.
    Credit: eric

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