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Take Your Photography to New Heights…

...whatever your level of experience and with whatever camera brand you shoot, Nikon School will inspire your digital SLR photographic efforts. For more than 30 years Nikon School has been helping photography enthusiasts master new techniques and improve their picture-taking skills by providing clear, direct information on a wide range of technical and creative topics.

Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Adobe Premier Pro Intensive: Introduction to Video Editing
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Basics of Digital Photography
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Ireland
Dublin, the beaches along the Ring of Kerry, traveling down the western coast of Ireland
Doug Gordon Workshops: The Wedding Project
Hilton Americas-Houston
1600 Lamar
Houston, TX 77010
Doug Gordon Workshops: The Wedding Project
Hilton Garden Inn DFW North Grapevine
205 W State Hwy 114
Grapevine, TX 76051
Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Destination: Alaska!
Silver Salmon Creek Lodge,
Lake Clark National Park, Alaska
Long Island
Ditch Plains Beach, Montauk Lighthouse, local winery, Montauk Yacht Club, LongHouse Reserve Gardens in East Hampton, NY
Intensive: Basics of Digital Printmaking
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Puerto Rico Video
Puerto Rico including Old San Juan, Castillo San Felipe del Morro, El Yunque Rain Forest
Charleston, SC Speedlight
Historic Charleston, SC including Folly Beach and the USS Yorktown.
Adventure Photography Workshop
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort
Jackson Hole, WY
Program in Patagonia, Chile
Patagonia, Chile
Basics of Digital Photography
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Program in Atacama, Chile
Atacama, Chile
Fall Photography at the Summit
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Jackson Hole, WY
Adobe Lightroom Intensive: Organizing and Enhancing Your Images
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
High Road to Taos: Capture to Print
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Prague, Vienna & Budapest
Prague, Vienna & Budapest
The Fine Art of Travel Photography
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Autumn on the Coast of Maine
Mount Desert Island
Hancock County, Maine
Photography for the Joy of It
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
The Art and Science of Landscape Photography
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Imaginations and Dreams
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Photographing the People and Culture of San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
PhotoPlus Expo
Jacob Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th St.
New York, NY 10001
Basics of Digital Photography
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Sports Shooter Academy WorkshopSports Shooter Academy XI
Southern California
Oregon
Oregon including Columbia River Gorge, Multnomah Falls, Vista House, Cannon Beach, Arcadia Beach, Hug Point and Haystack Beach.
Intensive: Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop for Photographers
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Yosemite National Park
Yosemite National Park, CA
Intensive: Basics of Digital Printmaking
50 Mt. Carmel Rd, Santa Fe, NM
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
Promotional Products Association International
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89119
NAB Show (National Association of Broadcasters)
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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.

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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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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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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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