I took a class in PhotoUno Photography School in Midtown Manhattan. I took Photography I Crash Course. It was very clear cut and it had a very organized syllabus. But I also suggest taking Digital Photography I: Introduction for Beginners with Mindy Veissid. Mindy made the Manual Mode in my Canon Rebel easier to comprehend. She skips thru the numbers and other confusing technical terms and went straight to explaining it in "photography-idiot" terms. I had to take two classes because I was gifted twice during my birthday. I was gifted thru Coursehorse- as site that offers people all kinds of classes in New York City.
I went to Palawan to put my photography skills to test. So far, I'm really happy with my newly acquired skills. Of course, Dan-tot became my eternal model and friends we toured with. FYI, some of Dan's photos were mixed with mine.
Here are Dan's photos of me.