PHOTOGRAPHY EDUCATION CLASSES

BEGINNER/ INTERMEDIATE DSLR

Live "ONLINE" Course

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn how to care for your DSLR, the importance of RAW files, the exposure triangle, how to control white balance how and when to use focus modes, flash techniques, and how to print images.

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Only $40

CREATING EFFICIENCY

& CONSISTENCY

Live "ONLINE" Class

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn elements and skills necessary to become much greater in the  efficiency and consistency of your photographic skills.

Students will receive on line code for access during date of class.

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$40

Introduction to NIKON VIEW NX-i SOFTWARE

Live "ONLINE"

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn Nikon’s free imaging program of how to make adjustments to your RAW images, image processing, editing images, editing video & creating slideshows. Learn how to use View NX-i in conjunction with Capture NX-D.

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$25

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

Live "ONLINE" Class

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn how to best photograph utilizing color and then in post processing convert your images to Black & White.  We will be utilizing NIK Silver Efex Filters, including how to utilize control points to selectively adjust everything from burning and dodging to the tonal adjustments available through this software.  We will also be demonstrating how to utilize Photoshop to convert to B/W.

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$35

BEGINNER/ INTERMEDIATE DSLR

Idaho Falls, ID

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn how to care for your DSLR, the importance of RAW files, the exposure triangle, how to control white balance how and when to use focus modes, flash techniques, and how to print images.

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$75

MASTERING YOUR CAMERA

Idaho Falls, ID

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Experience a wonderful learning environment that helps you better understand exposure, metering, and capturing the best color for your camera.

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$89

JEEP TOURS into Yellowstone National Park

Please call to schedule

Join us on our "in park" private and customized small group (1-3 people) photo instructional tours in our Jeeps. Reserve your spot soon as reservations fill very quickly Price is $650. You can split that cost up to three people or have Christopher or Harold accompany you personally on your own photo shoot into the park.

*Perfect Light Camera & Yellowstone Camera Store are authorized permittees of the National Park Service.

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$650

INTERMEDIATE / 

ADVANCED DSLR

Live "ONLINE" Course

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn how to understand metering in depth, how and when to apply each of the three Metering modes, how to control exposure precisely, recognize and read histograms in detail, how to increase capture of dynamic range, and

how to increase capture of color depth.

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Only $45

HOW TO WIN CONTESTS

& SELL YOUR IMAGES

Live "ONLINE" Class

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn elements of composition & trade knowledge necessary for successfully selling images and winning contests. 

Students will receive on line code for access during date of class.

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$40

NIKON CAPTURE NX-D "Manage RAW Images" SOFTWARE Live ONLINE

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn Nikon’s free imaging program of how to make adjustments to your RAW images, and how to convert files. Use this tool in your workflow to lessen the time you spend editing photos.

Also pick up advanced features, including how to utilize the editing tools present in Capture NX-D's RAW software with greater detail. Take greater control in managing your images!

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$25

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHY

Live "ONLINE" Class

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn how to capture beautiful landscape photographs in camera by understanding proper shooting technique, elements of composition, metering techniques for varied lighting conditions, how to sharpen your focus, usage of filters and obtaining image quality for stunning prints.

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$35

INTERMEDIATE/ ADVANCED DSLR
Idaho Falls, ID

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn how to read and understand your histogram, metering techniques, exposure compensation, custom white balance, understanding flash techniques, and product and commercial lighting!

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$89

YELLOWSTONE PHOTOGRAPHY

SYMPOSIUM

May 10 to May 15, 2021

West Yellowstone, MT

You will learn from experts in the fields of geology, biology, and herpetology of the Greater Yellowstone Basin. You will be busy, focused and engaged in those disciplines that will give you the opportunity to understand, practice and improve your nature photographic skills. 

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$497

MASTERING NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

Live "ONLINE" Class

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn elements and skills necessary to capture stunning wildlife images. We'll cover the compositional elements required to set your photography apart. Settings and practices to photograph nature in any situation.

Students will receive on line code for access during date of class.

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$35

THE ART OF SEEING

Live "ONLINE" Class

 

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn elements of composition & trade knowledge necessary for successfully selling images and winning contests. 

Students will receive on line code for access during date of class.

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$35

Canon's DIGITAL PHOTO PROFESSIONAL ONLINE

RAW Image Class

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

In this class, you will get an overview of the menus and workspace of Canon’s free imaging program. You will learn how to make adjustments to your RAW images and how to convert RAW files to JPG files to retain Canon’s color profiles as they were meant to be. Use this tool to lessen the time in editing your photos.

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$25

COMPOSITION IN PHOTOGRAPHY ONLINE

& Optional Critique

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Understanding Elements of Composition

by leading your viewers on a Journey.

Learn how to utilize the Rule of Thirds and their very best practical applications.

Learn to isolate subject matter by integrating lines & intersections.  distraction & space, balance, depth, positive & negative & more

OPTIONAL: Constructive Critique

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$35

NIKON CAPTURE

NX-D SOFTWARE

Idaho Falls, ID

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th St. Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Learn Nikon’s free imaging program of how to make adjustments to your RAW images, and how to convert files. Use this tool in your workflow to lessen the time you spend editing photos.

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$30

ONE-ON-ONE WITH CHRISTOPHER BALMER

Please call to schedule

If you have struggled to learn the essentials or wondered how to take your photography to the next level, Christopher will help you take the jump from amateur to full-time professional. He will teach you more in four hours than most can teach you in 4 months or 4 years! Call to reserve your class today!

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$300

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Capturing Beautiful Images

It's Friday evening now. We've been out shooting for 12 hours, using all the information you taught us over the past two classes. We got so many beautiful images and most of them are exposed correctly. We can never thank you enough.

 - Sue Higginbotham Chadwick

Passion for Photography

I feel empowered to use my camera that I've had for 5 1/2 years and have barely used. Thank You!

- Kara Merkley Dressen

It was just great Christopher! Even despite taking it before, I learned so much. My passion for photography has been reignited! Thank you!

- Janet Mountain

ABOUT US
 

Perfect Light Camera & Supply and The Yellowstone Camera Store are factory direct pro dealers for Nikon, Canon, Sony, Tamron, Tokina, Sigma, Black Rapid, MeFoto, Delkin, Hoya and many other top brands in the industry.

 

Perfect Light Camera & Supply was opened in 2008 by Christopher Balmer and has quickly become the Nation's leader in photography education with over 14,000 classroom students from across the United States.  Photo Adventure Workshops was created in 2016 and The Yellowstone Camera Store opened in 2019.

 

We are the same price as online dealers and big box stores, all with the same warranties and far better service!

MONTANA

The Yellowstone Camera Store

16 N Canyon Street

West Yellowstone, MT  59758

(406) 646-5191

Hours

Monday - Friday 9 am - 7 pm

Saturday 8 am - 7 pm

Sunday 8 am - 5 pm

Closed for Season: October 16, 2020

IDAHO

Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th Street

Idaho Falls, Idaho

(208) 523-6789

Hours

Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm

Saturday 10 am - 4 pm

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