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Composition Fundamentals with John Greengo

Composition Fundamentals with John Greengo



Glazer’s Camera – Classroom on the 2nd Floor
811 Republican Street
Seattle, WA 98109 United States
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Join us for an in-depth course on the Fundamentals of Composition with John Greengo.

The key to great photography is telling visual stories through good composition. This class is for all photographers, no matter their experience, skill, or style, who want to create more compelling stories through their photography. This non-technical class is relevant and important to anyone with a camera.

What you’ll learn

  • How we see vs what our cameras can capture
  • Essential elements that our brains rely upon in visual storytelling
  • Color fundamentals that will bring more “pop” to your images
  • Techniques you can use to create more compelling photos
  • Traditional artistic concepts that apply to photography

The class begins by explaining the various visual elements that photographers can use, and how they impact your image. Building on the core concepts, you’ll learn how to identify and use a variety of techniques to make stronger statements and more engaging images. The final section of the class walks you through various scenarios to show you how to identify great subjects, work the scene, and create captivating compositions. Included in the class is a multi-page color handout with important concepts from the class including example images.

Whether you are a new photographer needing a no-nonsense, to-the-point class on composition, or a more experienced hand looking for new inspiration, Composition Essentials will provide you with what you are looking for. John Greengo is an expert in organizing, distilling, and explaining the various compositional concepts that will make you better at capturing your visual point of view. The concepts in this class are essential for all photographers wanting to take their photography to the next level.

There will be 2, 10-minute breaks for attendees.

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginners to Advanced.

Students are encouraged to bring applicable camera equipment to the class.


John Greengo specializes in photographic education through online training, books, and international photo tours. His photographic teachings have been viewed by millions around the globe; and his visual aids have proven to be popular and effective. Photography has been a life-long passion for John, starting at the age of 10. His range of experiences, combined with his desire to help fellow photographers grow, has positioned John as a world-leader in photographic education. John resides in Washington State and, as a typical Pacific Northwesterner, can frequently be found in the outdoors; always experiencing life through photography.


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This event has limited space, as a result, registration is required for each attendee, if you are planning to bring a guest, please register for them as well. 

If you are on the waitlist for this event, you will receive a notification, via email, if a space becomes available for you.

A minimum of 5 registrations is required for this event to proceed as scheduled. The event may be canceled if ticket minimum sales aren’t met.


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We will issue a full refund up to 4 days before the event date; or a 50% refund up to the day of the event, if however, if we are able to fill the spot, we may issue a full refund. No-shows will not be refunded.

Refunds are unavailable post-event date.