Nikon School Is Back in Session

Nikon School Is Back in Session

Enhanced Program Helps Photographers Take Their Photos to the Next Level


Melville, NY—Nikon Inc. announced the 2015–2016 Nikon School class schedule, featuring interactive programs for every level of photographer. This year, Nikon School is returning to cities nationwide to help educate as well as inspire photo enthusiasts to embrace their passions and tell their stories visually.

Nikon School will host more than 50 classes from October 2015 to June 2016 in 13 locations across the country. It kicks off in Boston on October 17 with the two-day DSLR Video Workshop. The classes, offered in full or half-day sessions, cover a range of photography disciplines for photographers of all skill levels. Classes range from instruction on the basic elements of photography to intricacies of lighting. Also covered is such topics as improving portraits and getting the most out of DSLR video. The programs are taught by industry experts. Instructors include Reed Hoffmann, Carey Wagner, Michael Schwarz, Nick Didlick, Bob Pearson and also Nikon Ambassador Tamara Lackey.

“The classes offered by Nikon School are uniquely designed to teach new skills and offer creative direction. They also engage participants to challenge themselves,” said Mark Suban, senior manager, Nikon Professional Services, Nikon Inc. “The Nikon School courses will provide advice and insights to help those that want to share their passions and interests through photography and better tell their stories visually.”

New Nikon School Workshops

New to this year’s schedule is the Portrait & Lighting Workshop, a one-day course that combines classroom instruction with hands-on shooting. The advanced workshop will help photographers learn the importance of light. It will teach how to modify light to create a great image.

Nikon School will also offer popular classes like Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls, a course for those either new to the world of photography or ready to step up from a point-and-shoot camera or smartphone device. This class will teach beginners how to properly frame a shot as well as use the menus and controls on their cameras.

On the other end of the spectrum, for more advanced photographers looking to explore the world of videography, the two-day DSLR Video Workshop will provide guidance for real-world shooting techniques. This class will include lighting tips, how to select proper equipment and the best ways to incorporate audio.

For the most updated schedule, visit