Hey!!! Owen's gone ONLINE!!
(And in-person!) Email or call (610) 626 - 7854 to get details
The Owen Biddle Photo School is THE place in the Philadelphia area for mastering the art of photography. We offer personalized photography lessons in Philadelphia for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students. Join us to learn basic skills and secrets of the trade, with exciting photo trips, customized workshops, and insightful photo salons.
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Check our our online Photo Salon
Our purpose is to provide an online place for our community to stay in touch, stay inspired and get out there and keep snapping. You can post pictures and get feedback, ask photo questions, make suggestions etc.
Important Dates and More
Return of the
These are very friendly, relaxed get-togethers at my apartment in Lansdowne. Photographers of all levels are welcome to share pictures, get photography tips, and discuss camera equipment. You can also get ideas for entering photography contests, submitting to photography magazines and having photo shows. Feedback from the group provides encouragement and inspiration to go out and take more pictures. These informal photography critiques offer an excellent opportunity to start identifying themes in your work and to get ideas for new directions. Group size is limited, so if you can come an RSVP is required by email or call (610) 626-7854. Cost is $10. These Salons often fill-up,
so it's best to get your spot early
Date: Sunday, 10/15 2:00 - 3:30
Both In-Person and Online
DSLR Fundamentals Tutorials
Below are descriptions of the basic units of our curriculum available to students ranging from beginner to advanced. Most units are five lessons and include a set of assignments designed to give practice in targeted skills with opportunities to get feedback from the instructor so that you learn from your experiences.
Just give a call and we can set up individual sessions to keep you moving forward with your photography.
Call (610)-626-7854 for details.
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Fundamentals 1: Camera Operations is for students who are just starting out, or want a good review of the basic camera functions.
Fundamentals 2: Applications is for students who have some comfort with the camera and want to start applying their skills to expand their photographic range.
Fundamentals 3: Composition takes photography beyond the subject, and encourages you to see the artistic and compositional opportunities in everyday life. Here is a chance for your right brain to come out and play!
Fundamentals 4: Lighting Across the Genres is for students who are ready for the next critical step: lighting. Explore sophisticated means of controlling both natural and artificial light for portraits, landscape and still life to get just the mood and effects you want.
Advanced Photography - Using self-generated assignments and in-depth critiques we will help you move forward in your work.
Friday, 10/13 7:00 - 8:30
Friday, 10/20 3:00 - 5:00 (in-the-field)
Friday, 10/27 7:00 - 8:30
Upcoming Photo Field Trips
Cost: $85 for individual trip
Discount: if you bring a friend, $75 each
Monday, 10/30 3:00 - 5:00
Friday, 10/20 3:00 - 5:00
Please Note: New Cancellation Policy
As we transition to this phase of providing photography instruction both in-person and on-line, we are instituting a new policy covering cancelled lesson.
Students are asked to provide at least 24 hour notice when an appointment cannot kept.
When a lesson is cancelled with less than 24 hour notice, students have the option of rescheduling for a $10 rescheduling fee. If no make-up session is scheduled, however, the full amount of the missed lesson will still be charged.
Exceptions in the case of emergencies will be determined by Owen on a case by case basis.