Upcoming South Florida Events: iPhoneography Classes at Mandarin Oriental, Miami


Top Miami “iPhoneographers” to provide personalized photography lessons at MO Bar + Lounge and La Mar by Gaston Acurio

In collaboration with top Miami “iPhoneographers” Brian Ladder @brianladder and Jose Narvaez @oasisjae, the triple Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Miami launches cell phone photography and editing lessons with the #MiamiMyWay class series. The first class will take place on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at MO Bar + Lounge from6pm to 7:30pm. On Thursday, October 22, 2015 #MiamiMyWay will be offered at the waterfront La Mar by Gaston Acurio.

With the guidance of Instagram “suggested users” Ladder and Narvaez, participants will use gadgets such as selfie sticks, stick-on lenses and photo editing applications to create high-quality photos and build their own enviable social media pages. Guests are encouraged to upload their favorite memories by tagging @MO_MIAMI and using the hashtag #MiamiMyWay to join the conversation with other fans. Public posts will be entered into a contest to be judged by Ladder and Narvaez offering dinner for two to the winner from each class.

The #MiamiMyWay classes are priced at USD 35 per person. At MO Bar + Lounge, guests will enjoy two cocktails and a choice of one signature sushi roll including a Spicy Tuna Roll or the Anticucho Roll with Yellowtail, Crab Meat, Avocado, Sweet Potato, and Anticuchera Sauce. The second installation at La Mar will include one cocktail and a tasting of the restaurant’s most popular dishes.

Reservations are required. To RSVP, please call (305) 913 8358 or email momia-restaurants@mohg.com. Mandarin Oriental, Miami is located 500 Brickell Key Drive.

About Brian Ladder and Jose Narvaez

Instagram recognized mobile photographer Brian Ladder is always in tune with his surroundings. An explorer and seeker, Brian finds new environments to challenge fresh perspectives for his colorful Miami images, which demonstrate the dramatic power of angles and framing.

Jose “OasisJae” Narvaez is a Miami native and Instagram recommended photographer whose craft represents the city’s beautiful colors and architecture. He constantly searches for new inspiration by chasing the Miami’s luminous sunrises and sunsets, using light to transform images to visual masterpieces.

About Mandarin Oriental, Miami

Contemporary in design and with a prominent waterfront location, the triple Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Miami features 326 elegant guest rooms and suites – offering dramatic views of the bay and the Miami skyline.  Amenities include an award-winning tri-level spa, signature Azul restaurant, the new La Mar by Gaston Acurio restaurant, the waterfront MO Bar + Lounge, Oasis Beach Club, the luxury boutique Shanghai Tang and extensive meeting and business space.



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