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Whatever your level of experience and with whatever camera brand you shoot, there's a class for you! We will inspire you, help you master new techniques and improve your picture-taking skills by providing clear, direct information on a wide range of technical and creative topics.


Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Basics of Digital Photography
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Smoky Mountains National Park
Smoky Mountains National Park including the Mountain Farm Museum and Mingus Mill, Campbell Overlook, Clingman’s Dome and Cades Cove.
Adventure Photography Workshop
Jackson Hole, WY
Quebec
Quebec including Old Quebec City, Rue du Petit-Champlain, Place-Royale, IIe d’Orleans, Parc National de la Jacques-Cartier and Montmorency Falls Park.
Fall Photography at the Summit
Jackson Hole, WY
Montana & Yellowstone National Park
Montana & Yellowstone National Park, including the wildlife in Hayden Valley, park HQ in Mammoth Hot Springs, and the Lower Falls in the Grand Canyon.
DSLR Video 2-Day Workshop
Elevin Studios
15 Channel Center Street, Suite 102
Boston, MA 02210
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
PhotoPlus Expo
Jacob Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th St.
New York, NY 10001
Tucson
Tucson, including the Sonora Desert Museum, Saguaro National Park, Mission San Xavier del Bac, Prima Air and Space Museum, Old Tuscan Studios and White Stallion Ranch.
Action and People Photography
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
NEO Studios
628 Broadway Suite 302
New York, NY 10012
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Elements of Photography
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
NEO Studios
628 Broadway Suite 302
New York, NY 10012
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
India
India, including Delhi, Varanasi on the bank of the Ganges, Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, Jaipur, Pushkar, Jodhpur and the Bishnoi Villages.
Landscape and Travel Photography
Hilton Long Beach Hotel
701 West Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90831
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Hilton Long Beach Hotel
701 West Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90831
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Action and People Photography
Hilton Long Beach Hotel
701 West Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90831
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Downtown
160 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Creative Lighting
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Downtown
160 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Imaging USA
Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International
Atlanta, GA 30313
Elements of Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta Downtown
160 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Greenway Plaza
6 E Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX 77046
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Greenway Plaza
6 E Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX 77046
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Creative Lighting
DoubleTree by Hilton Houston Greenway Plaza
6 E Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX 77046
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Lightbox Studio
7122 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Lightbox Studio
7122 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Disney's Boardwalk Inn
2101 North Epcot Resorts Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32830
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Action and People Photography
Disney's Boardwalk Inn
2101 North Epcot Resorts Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32830
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Disney's Boardwalk Inn
2101 North Epcot Resorts Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32830
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Action and People Photography
Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum
14901 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75254
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Elements of Photography
Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum
14901 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75254
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Seth A. Smith Studio
1816 Clarence Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Seth A. Smith Studio
1816 Clarence Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Disney's Beach Club Resort
1800 Epcot Resorts Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32830
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Disney's Beach Club Resort
1800 Epcot Resorts Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32830
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
WPPI (Wedding Professional Photographers International)
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino
3799 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
DSLR Video 2-Day Workshop
TriVision Studio
3856 Dulles South Court
Chantilly, VA 20151
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
San Francisco Marriott Union Square
480 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94108
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Boston Marriott Quincy
1000 Marriott Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Boston Marriott Quincy
1000 Marriott Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Elements of Photography
San Francisco Marriott Union Square
480 Sutter St
San Francisco, CA 94108
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Action and People Photography
Boston Marriott Quincy
1000 Marriott Drive
Quincy, MA 02169
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
DSLR Video 2-Day Workshop
Lightbox Studio
7122 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Action and People Photography
The Westin Tysons Corner
7801 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Creative Lighting
The Westin Tysons Corner
7801 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
The Westin Tysons Corner
7801 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Elevin Studios
15 Channel Center Street, Suite 102
Boston, MA 02210
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Elevin Studios
15 Channel Center Street, Suite 102
Boston, MA 02210
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Marina Del Rey Marriott
4100 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Elements of Photography
Marina Del Rey Marriott
4100 Admiralty Way
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Westlight Studios
1106 Harpeth Industrial Ct.
Franklin, TN 37064
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Hotel Chicago
333 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Action and People Photography
Hotel Chicago
333 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
Westlight Studios
1106 Harpeth Industrial Ct.
Franklin, TN 37064
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Hotel Chicago
333 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Courtyard Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
21 North Juniper Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Courtyard Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
21 North Juniper Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Action and People Photography
Courtyard Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
21 North Juniper Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
DSLR Video 2-Day Workshop
Bathhouse Studios
540 East 11th Street
New York, NY 10009
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Action and People Photography
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
TriVision Studio
3856 Dulles South Court
Chantilly, VA 20151
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Portrait & Lighting Workshop
TriVision Studio
3856 Dulles South Court
Chantilly, VA 20151
Class time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
The Westin Waltham-Boston Hotel
70 Third Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451
Class time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Elements of Photography
The Westin Waltham-Boston Hotel
70 Third Avenue
Waltham, MA 02451
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm

Nikon School Instructors

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Reed Hoffmann

Over 25 years ago, Reed started in studios, then worked at newspapers, and now freelances out of Kansas City. He has been shooting digital since 1996 and teaching digital photography since 2000. Nationally recognized as an expert on digital photography, Reed has helped over 30 U.S. and Asian news organizations ease their transition to digital. He is also a founding member of Blue Pixel, a major digital imaging consulting firm.

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Tamara Lackey

Tamara Lackey is a portrait photographer whose work has been described as "expressive, soulful, funny, beautiful" and has appeared in such publications as O Magazine, Men's Journal and Parenting Magazine. Her imagery has also been showcased on ABC's The Martha Stewart Show, ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and NBC's The Today Show. When not shooting, Tamara is writing about and teaching photography, business and work/life balance at workshops and conferences around the world. She is also the founder of www.AllInOneLife.com, a website dedicated to creative entrepreneurs who are bringing together family, work, and the most meaningful aspects of their life. Tamara is the co-producer and host of Inside Contemporary Children's Photography and the Booklist Editors' award-winning Capturing Life Through (Better) Photography media series. She has authored four books and her most recent publications are Envisioning Family and The Posing Playbook.

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Michael A. Schwarz

Michael is an Atlanta-based freelance photojournalist and digital photography consultant. He is a three-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize and a recipient of the Dag Hammarskjöld Award for Human Rights Advocacy Journalism, and he was chosen by Life magazine as one of the country’s outstanding young photographers. A frequent exhibitor and lecturer on photojournalism, Michael has completed more than 2,000 assignments for major national publications.

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Carey Wagner

Carey Wagner is a photojournalist based in Brooklyn. After 10 action-packed years as a staff photographer at newspapers in California and Florida, she bravely went independent to pursue work about women around the world. She has lived and photographed extensively throughout the Caribbean, Latin America, and Asia Pacific. Her clients have included The New York Times, NBC News, the Los Angeles Times, CARE, and Sports Illustrated. Carey is fluent in Spanish, has experience diving as an underwater photographer, and loves the outdoors and dancing. She is committed to telling the stories of women who might not otherwise be heard while helping others make an impact through their photography.

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Nick Didlick

Nick has been a professional photographer for nearly 30 years, and while working assignments for wire services and newspapers, he has seen the world through the viewfinders of his Nikon cameras. He was one of the early pioneers of digital camera capture and abandoned film-based photography for digital in 1994! Currently, he is an editorial and commercial photographer specializing in digital imaging as well as a digital imaging consultant, Web designer, and lecturer.

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Bob Pearson

Bob spent most of his career as a photographer for wire services, covering political campaigns in the US and South and Central America, the U.S. invasion of Panama, the first Gulf War in Kuwait, Olympic and Pan American Games, Masters Golf, and World Cup Soccer. In 2003 he was promoted to Director of Photography for North America for AFP (Agence France Presse). He left that position in 2006 to move to the hill country of Texas and start a freelance career in commercial and editorial photography.

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