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Classes & Workshops


Manual Mode #1

Intermediate -  (Online) 1 hr


In this online class, students will learn the art of controlling the camera in manual mode.  Our unique approach to teaching will allow students to take full control of the cameras capabilities, and think like a professional, and create photos like an artist. 

Topics Covered:

  • The Light Meter

  • How to get the exposure perfect

  • Ansel Adams Zone System

  • How to think like an artist

  • Choosing the best settings

  • Common mistakes to avoid



Manual Mode #2 Practice Class

Intermediate (In Person) - 1.5 hrs

University of Arizona

In this hands on class, students will apply their skills from the manual mode class with help from the instructor.  Students will learn to control all parts of the camera to really start to make photos the way they want them to look. 

Topics Covered:

  • Taking full control of the camera

  • Practicing Metering

  • Zone System Practice

  • How to think like a Photographer

  • Choosing the Best Settings

  • Photo Walk with hands on help



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Sign up for our first five classes and begin your photography journey!

Classes Included:

  • Starter Class

  • Camera Foundations #1

  • Camera Foundations #2

  • Manual Mode #1

  • Manual Mode #2


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Starter Class 

Beginner - (Online) 1.5 hrs


This class is for beginners that are intimidated by all the menus and buttons on their digital camera.  This class is packed with the essential knowledge needed to begin your photography journey.  

Topics Covered:

  • Types of Cameras

  • Types of Lenses

  • Where to Buy

  • Camera Set Up

  • Image Quality

  • Essential Menus

  • Essential Buttons & Dials

  • Common Troubleshooting

  • Info about Classes


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Camera Foundations #1

Beginner (Online) -  1 hr


In this online class, students will learn how to control the technical side of the camera as well as the the functions that allow you to start focusing on the fun creative part of photography.  This starts your journey of getting off of auto mode.

Topics Covered:

  • Camera Modes & Functions

  • Controlling Exposure

  • Shutter Speed

  • Aperture

  • ISO

  • Action Photos

  • Motion Blur

  • Depth of Field

  • The Art of Photography


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Foundations #2
Practice Class

Beginner - (In Person) 1.5 hrs

University of Arizona

In this hands on class, students will get a chance to apply the skills learned in the foundation class.  Students will be able to take sharp action photos, prevent blurry photos, and work on small and large depth of field.

Topics Covered:

  • Shutter and Aperture Priority

  • Freezing Action

  • Motion Blur

  • Fixing Blurry Photos

  • Adjusting Exposure 

  • Tips and Tricks for Lenses

  • Hands on help from instructor


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The Art of Lighting

In Person - 1.5 hrs

​Tanque Verde Guest Ranch

Master the Art of Lighting in Photography.  Join our hands-on lighting class against the stunning backdrop of Tanque Verde Guest Ranch. Elevate your photography skills by learning to see and utilize light for more impactful photos. Whether you're aiming to capture family moments, create art, or enhance your travel photography, this class will teach you how to find and use great light to enhance your images.

Topics Covered:

  • The Four Characteristic of light

  • Finding beautiful light

  • Flattering vs unflattering light

  • White Balance and Temperature


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The Art of Composition

In Person - 1.5 hrs

​Tanque Verde Guest Ranch

Learn the Art of Composition in Photography.  Step into the world of composition with our immersive class set against the backdrop of Tanque Verde Guest Ranch. Elevate your photography as you explore the power of visual storytelling through composition. Learn to implement techniques like the rule of thirds, proper framing and cropping of portraits, and other compositional elements used by professional photographers.

Topics Covered:

  • Compositional Elements

  • Visual Storytelling

  • Directing the viewers eye

  • Framing and Cropping


Lighting + Composition Classes

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