Murphy's Camera Learning Center

Murphy's Camera has been helping photographers of all skill levels get the right gear for over 60 years. Our photo classes are a great way for photographers to expand their knowledge base and take their photography to the next level. Every digital camera purchased from Murphy's Camera includes free admission for two to one of our introductory classes. Murphy's Camera offers photography related classes from beginner to advanced, covering everything from basic composition to professional studio lighting. We limit class sizes to ensure the best learning experience possible, so be sure to check out our class schedule and reserve your spot today.

Most classes are held at our main Louisville location: 1440 Bardstown Rd Louisville, KY 40204
502-485-1500

View our class schedule below!
Intro to Interchangeable Lens Cameras

This introductory class is geared for the Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera beginner. This class covers both Digital SLR and Mirrorless cameras. Go beyond the basic auto settings and begin to explore the functions your camera offers you to help you create and achieve the results that you want. We'll discuss exposure modes, metering and other camera options that will help you capture more creative images.

Admission for two is FREE with purchase of a camera from Murphy's Camera or $50.00 per person.

Date
Time

All Intro to ILC classes are held at our Louisville location at 1440 Bardstown Road

July 20, 2024
2024-07-20 13:00
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
June 29, 2024
2024-06-29 10:00
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
June 29, 2024
2024-06-29 13:00
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
July 20, 2024
2024-07-20 10:00
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
July 15, 2024
2024-07-15 10:00
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advanced Interchangeable Lens Cameras

Start to take more control of your Interchangeable Lens Camera (DSLR or Mirrorless) in this in-depth 3-hour course. You will learn how to master your camera's light meter, use apertures and shutter speeds and ISO settings to your advantage, how and when to use exposure compensation, selecting the right lens for your needs, and start to explore shooting with flash. File formats and filters will also be discussed.

Admission is $75 per person.

Date
Time

All Advanced ILC classes are held at our Louisville location at 1440 Bardstown Road

No classes scheduled.
Louisville Racing FC Photo Outing at Lynn Family Stadium

Join us for a Racing Louisville FC match!

Do you have aspirations to be a sports photographer? Join us at Lynn Family Stadium to photograph like a pro! You will be able to bring your equipment to take photos of a match from the sidelines. Need a long lens for the occasion? Ask us about our rental options.

We will have staff from Murphy’s Camera on hand to help you with your camera settings.

This event is limited to a very small number of participants. Register early to reserve your spot!

Tickets are $40 per person.

Date
Time

This event takes place at Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, KY.

June 7, 2024
2024-06-07 19:00
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Intro to Adobe Lightroom

Adobe's Lightroom (Lr) and Lightroom Classic (LrC) combine powerful tools for organizing, editing & sharing images. This three-hour course explores how to get started with Lr and LrC, best practices for import, organization, and more. We will explore the Library, Develop, and Slideshow modules in LrC and the Cloud and Local options in Lr. We will also discuss the unique characteristics of RAW vs JPEG files. We will go over both Lr and LrC.

BOTH Lr and Lrc need to be installed BEFORE class.

Admission is $75 per person.

Date
Time

All Intro to Adobe Lightroom classes are held at our Louisville location at 1440 Bardstown Road

June 8, 2024
2024-06-08 12:30
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Outdoor One light Portrait Class

Light. Camera. Action!

Join us for our One Light Portrait Class! We will touch on basic exposures, how to properly expose your one light portraits, when and why to use additional light, hard light vs soft light and different modifiers in store. Then we will venture to Tyler Park for you to use your new skills photographing our model. Everyone will get a chance to shoot!

Tickets are $150 per person.

Date
Time

This class starts in our Bardstown Rd store, then ventures to nearby Tyler Park.

June 22, 2024
2024-06-22 10:00
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Intro en Espanol con Jimmy Cacer

Únete a nosotros el sábado 13 de julio para nuestro primer taller de fotografía en español. Esta clase introductoria e integral está diseñada para llevar tu fotografía al siguiente nivel.

La clase incluye aprendizaje sobre composición y encuadre, iluminación en interiores y exteriores, y edición de fotos. ¡Tendrás la oportunidad de fotografiar en un estudio! Al final del evento, habrá una oportunidad (opcional) para una crítica.

La entrada cuesta 300 $ por persona.

Date
Time

Esta clase se imparte en nuestra sede de Bardstown Road, en Louisville, KY.

July 13, 2024
2024-07-13 9:30
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Louisville Bats Photo Outing at Louisville Slugger Field

Join us for a Louisville Bats baseball game at Louisville Slugger Field to photograph baseball like a pro! You will have the best seats in the house for action packed photography, and a $10 voucher for concessions.

You will be able to bring your equipment to photograph the game from the on-deck seats, right behind home plate!

Our last Bat's event sold out very quickly.
Attendance is limited to 20 so register now!

Rental lenses are available for the occasion.

We will have staff from Murphy’s Camera on hand to help you with your camera settings.

Tickets are $80 per person.

Date
Time

This event takes place at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, KY.

July 19, 2024
2024-07-19 18:00
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM