Hunt’s Photo Melrose, MA


Beginner Photography

This is the essential class for anyone looking to take that first giant step into the world of photography! Our patient and entertaining instructors will cover all the basics in this hands-on class, including changing depth-of-field (controlling what’s in focus in the background, stopping or blurring the action in your scene, and many other basic picture-taking techniques.

Adobe Lightroom Basics

Offered monthly in our Melrose, Holyoke, South Portland and Providence Hunt’s Photo locations. Developed by photographers, for photographers, Adobe Lightroom provides amateur enthusiast and photographers with the necessary tools for basic image management and high-level image post-production.

Basic Digital Printing (Printing with Lightroom)

Offered in our Melrose, Holyoke, & South Portland Hunt’s Photo locations. This course briefly covers the basics questions of printing, including editing suggestions, color management tools and settings, paper styles and finishes, printing recommendations, and troubleshooting on how to avoid those nasty pitfalls that can occur along the way.

Lighting with Speedlights: The Basics of Flash

This workshop specifically illustrates and teaches students to understand flash. Specifically, this class is geared at both students that are just starting out with flash, as well as those that have been using flash, but want to learn how to use it more effectively on the camera.

Macro & Tabletop Photography Workshop

Sunday March 11th, Hunt’s Photo, Melrose. Every table in your house can become a landscape of opportunity with some imagination and creativity. We will spend our day creating a variety of still life set ups, unique macro scenarios, and learning about the use of light and light modifiers.

Posing & Directing and The Simple Headshot with Bobbi Lane & Lee Varis

Saturday March 17th, 9am-6pm- Posing & Directing, & Sunday March 18th, 9am-6pm- The Simple Headshot. Join photographers Bobbi Lane and Lee Varis for one or two days of their exciting workshops that will get you more involved with your subjects and give you more of a mastery of technique!

Beyond the Basics: Fine-Tuning Exposure

Saturday March 24th, Hunt’s Photo, Melrose. Accuracy in Exposure—the quantity of light—is of paramount importance in photography. This course elaborates on how to read the scene you are photographing, what and how to set it on your camera, and how to obtain the best possible image by emphasizing exposure.

Intro to Landscape Photography

Saturday March 24th, Hunt’s Photo, Melrose. This class is essential for anyone who likes to get outside with their camera and capture what they see around them. We’ll cover a little bit of everything, from composition to handling exposure, to various tools that help bring out the most in your images of the world around you.

Adobe Photoshop Sessions: Layers & Masks

Offered in our Hunt’s Photo, Melrose location. This is a combined course that covers the topics taught in our “Intro to Photoshop” and “Photoshop II: Layers and Masks” classes.

Beyond the Basics- Low Light and Night Photography

Offered in our Holyoke and Melrose Hunt’s Photo locations. Despite the limitations of darkness there is still great detail and color to be captured through your lenses. Join us for this course that covers these two very different yet aesthetically beautiful types of photography.

Creative Lighting with Speedlights with Tony Gale

Saturday & Sunday, April 22nd, Hunt’s Photo Melrose. Join award winning pro photographer Tony Gale for a two-day workshop covering creative lighting with speedlights. We will go from on-camera to off-camera and include modifying your speedlight for the best results. Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to attend.

Beyond the Basics- Composition, Color, and Black & White

Offered in our Holyoke & Melrose Hunt’s Photo locations. Understanding composition in the field can make or break a photograph. Come learn the many elements to Composition and what advantages Black & White can offer to your photography.