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.

All classes are held at our main location: 1440 Bardstown Rd Louisville, KY 40204

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.

Intro to Adobe Lightroom

Adobe's Lightroom combines powerful tools for organizing, editing, and sharing your images into one program. This three-hour course explores how to get the most out of each of these facets of Lightroom, as well as the unique characteristics of the RAW file, and how Lightroom offers seamless integration with Adobe's Photoshop products. Click here to purchase software.

Topics will include:
- Importing and exporting images
- Managing catalogs
- How to use metadata
- Understanding the Develop module
- Sharing your images as prints, books, and slideshows

Students are required to bring their computers with Lightroom Classic installed. If you would like to explore both Adobe Lightroom (mobile version) and Adobe Lightroom Classic (desktop version), please have both programs installed on your computer prior to coming to class.

Admission is $75 per person.

Advanced Interchangeable Lens Cameras

Start to take more control of your Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera (DSLR or Mirrorless). This in-depth 4-hour course with a 1-hour break for lunch will show you how to master your camera's light meter, use apertures and shutter speeds to your advantage, select the right lens for your needs, and start to explore shooting with flash. File formats, ISO, and filters will also be discussed.

Admission is $75 per person.