Photography Classes

In my photo coaching work, I bring over thirty years of professional photography experience for you to learn at your level to get great shots. I help beginners with their brand new cameras, I work with professionals as a mentor, and consult with companies and start-ups. My students have helped me evolve a unique method of teaching the DSLR/M cameras that have earned me five stars on Yelp for nine years running I blend the craft with the functions on the camera to show you how to be creative. You invested in a high-quality camera, why not invest in a great class? Personal, intense, live class, way more fun.

The Jumpstart Class The most popular of our digital photography classes, our DSLR Jumpstart Deluxe class is ideal for the new camera owner as well as the current owner who is aching for more control and better photos.  NOW $125. 

Photographic Composition Learn the vernacular of “visualization”, the literature of photographs, and what makes some photographs more interesting than others. Then make more interesting photographs yourself! Join us for a spirited and engaging exploration and discourse on what makes photographs work. This class happens quarterly. We look at composition’s tenets and we shoot, so bring it! NOW $135  

Portraiture Lighting Workshop  This class is canceled until we can get through COVID, but in the meantime, here’s the description. Studio lighting in the morning, Glamour, Rembrandt, Headshot lighting, and more. We will start in the studio and after lunch, we’ll do a natural location lighting with a model or two. I will have models included in the price of the class. Join us for a great day of portraiture and lighting learning. $336. 

Class Format:  I limit this class size; even in Zoom, as it helps me to keep the experience more personal which is important to me. The class format is 2 hours on the first day and there is a week break until the next 2-hour class. I will be giving you homework that will be due the following session* at the last half of the session. When you sign up for the class you are signing up for BOTH sessions, please plan to attend both, as these spots are reserved and held for you. No mixing and matching, please, so check your calendars twice! It is easy and fun to find this muse.

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I took a course at Phototrainer to help me better understand my camera and what it could do. Tom really helped explain all the features and functions with good examples and an excellent supplementary booklet that goes with the camera’s manual. I now feel much more confident with using my camera now.

- Ed Uytingco