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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

Doug Gordon Workshops: The Wedding Project
Hilton Garden Inn Portland Airport
12048 Northeast Airport Way
Portland, OR
Doug Gordon Workshops: The Wedding Project
Doubletree By Hilton San Jose
2050 Gateway Place
San Jose, CA
How to Wow Tour with Jerry Ghionis
Red Lion Hotel on the River—Jantzen Beach
909 North Hayden Island Drive
Portland, OR 97217
How to Wow Tour with Jerry Ghionis
Martinique Ballroom
Sacramento Inn & Suites
1401 Arden Way, Suite 1
Sacramento, CA 95815
Imaginations and Dreams
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Photographing the People and Culture of San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
How to Wow Tour with Jerry Ghionis
Imperial Ballroom
San Francisco Hotel Kabuki
1625 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
How to Wow Tour with Jerry Ghionis
Cascade and Sierra Rooms
DoubleTree By Hilton
2050 Gateway Place

San Jose, CA 95110
How to Wow Tour with Jerry Ghionis
Cabrillo Ballroom
San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Drive
San Diego, CA 92108
PhotoPlus Expo
Jacob Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th St.
New York, NY 10001
How to Wow Tour with Jerry Ghionis
Catalina Ballroom
Wyndham Irvine—Orange County Airport
17941 Von Karman Avenue
Irvine, CA 92614
How to Wow Tour with Jerry Ghionis
Glendale Ballroom
Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale
100 West Glenoaks Boulevard
Glendale, CA 91202
Basics of Digital Photography
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Sports Shooter Academy WorkshopSports Shooter Academy XI
Southern California
Intensive: Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop for Photographers
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Oregon
Oregon including Columbia River Gorge, Multnomah Falls, Vista House, Cannon Beach, Arcadia Beach, Hug Point and Haystack Beach.
HD-SLR Video—Gaining Control
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
HD-SLR Video 2-Day Workshop
Bathhouse Studios
540 E 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
Creative Lighting
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park, CA
Intensive: Basics of Digital Printmaking
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Elements of Photography
Hilton Arlington
950 N Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22203
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Action and People Photography
Hilton Arlington
950 N Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22203
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Creative Lighting
Hilton Arlington
950 N Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22203
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Nikon School Presents: Mom's Night Out
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando
10100 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Intensive: On-line Presence for Photographers
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Intensive: Authenticity—The Process of Photographic Creativity
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
The Black-and-White Master Print
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Consumer Electronics Show (CES)
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Action and People Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston—Greenway Plaza
6 E Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX 77046
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Elements of Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston—Greenway Plaza
6 E Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX 77046
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Promotional Products Association International
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel
3400 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel
3400 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
HD-SLR Video—Gaining Control
Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel
3400 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Action and People Photography
Sheraton Nashville Downtown
623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Sheraton Nashville Downtown
623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Sheraton Nashville Downtown
623 Union Street
Nashville, TN 37219
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Croatia & Venice Carnevale
Venice, Italy and Croatia including Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Split, Trogir, Plitvice Lakes National Park and Ljubljana.
Action and People Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando
10100 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Elements of Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando
10100 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria
14901 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75254
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria
14901 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75254
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Creative Lighting
Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria
14901 Dallas Pkwy
Dallas, TX 75254
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Marina Del Rey Marriott
4100 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Action and People Photography
Marina Del Rey Marriott
4100 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Creative Lighting
Marina Del Rey Marriott
4100 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
WPPI (Wedding Professional Photographers International)
MGM Grand Hotel and Casino
3799 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Creative Lighting
Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel
3900 NW 21st
Miami, FL 33142
Class time: 9:00pm - 12:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel
3900 NW 21st
Miami, FL 33142
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
HD-SLR Video—Gaining Control
Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel
3900 NW 21st
Miami, FL 33142
Class time: 9:00pm - 12:00pm
Action and People Photography
Sheraton Miami Airport Hotel
3900 NW 21st
Miami, FL 33142
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
HD-SLR Video—Gaining Control
Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley
46100 Landing Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Action and People Photography
DoubleTree Atlanta Downtown
160 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley
46100 Landing Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Action and People Photography
Fremont Marriott Silicon Valley
46100 Landing Pkwy
Fremont, CA 94538
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
DoubleTree Atlanta Downtown
160 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
DoubleTree Atlanta Downtown
160 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Class time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Creative Lighting
BWI Airport Marriott
1743 W Nursery Rd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Action and People Photography
BWI Airport Marriott
1743 W Nursery Rd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
BWI Airport Marriott
1743 W Nursery Rd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
BWI Airport Marriott
1743 W Nursery Rd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Hilton Cincinnati Airport Hotel
7373 Turfway Road
Florence, KY 41042
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Elements of Photography
Hilton Cincinnati Airport Hotel
7373 Turfway Road
Florence, KY 41042
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
NAB Show (National Association of Broadcasters)
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Elements of Photography
Boston Marriott Peabody
8A Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA 01960
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Creative Lighting
Boston Marriott Peabody
8A Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA 01960
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
6450 Carlsbad Blvd
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Action and People Photography
Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
6450 Carlsbad Blvd
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach
6450 Carlsbad Blvd
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows
10345 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows
10345 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Action and People Photography
Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows
10345 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Action and People Photography
HOTEL CHICAGO
333 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Class time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
HOTEL CHICAGO
333 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Creative Lighting
HOTEL CHICAGO
333 N. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Minneapolis Marriott City Center
30 S 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Elements of Photography
Minneapolis Marriott City Center
30 S 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Action and People Photography
Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Basics of Exposure and Camera Controls
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Action and People Photography
Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Elements of Photography
Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel
9620 Airport Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel
9620 Airport Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Class time: 9:30am - 12:30pm
Elements of Photography
Sheraton at the Falls Hotel
300 3rd Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Class time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Action and People Photography
Sheraton at the Falls Hotel
300 3rd Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Class time: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Landscape and Travel Photography
Sheraton at the Falls Hotel
300 3rd Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Class time: 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Nikon School Instructors

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Bill Durrence

Bill is a professional photographer primarily involved with travel and location-based assignments. With over 35 years experience in editorial, corporate, and commercial photography, he is also a photography instructor and consultant. A former member of the Nikon Professional Services tech team, Bill taught at the Nikon School for over ten years. He is currently an associate with Blue Pixel, a major digital imaging consulting firm.

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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.

Picture of Tamara Lackey

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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