Photography Lessons, Workshops, Classes – Portland, Maine

– Digital SLRs: Learn Your Camera’s Settings, Learn to Shoot in Manual, Master Depth of Field, Make Your Camera Work For You. . .
– Lessons in Lighting: Master Off-Camera Flash, Mixing Ambient & Natural Light, and One Light, Two Light, Three Light Techniques. . .
– Software: Learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom & Adobe Creative Cloud To Import, Organize, Edit, and Improve Your Workflow
– Product Photography: Learn the Ins & Outs of Shooting Small and Large Products
– Working With Models: How To Find Models, How to Direct a Shoot, What To Say, etc
– Studio Shoots: Setting up professional studio shoots, gear, and lighting. . .

Pro Photographer/Pro Studio Available for Private Lessons

Award-winning professional photographer with fully-equipped local studio available for individual and small group instruction in: Digital SLRs: Learn Your Camera’s Settings, Learn to Shoot in Manual, Master Depth of Field, Make Your Camera Work For You. . . Lessons in Lighting: Master Off – Camera Flash & Mixing Ambient & Natural Light, One Light, Two […]

Learning Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

  Full-time professional photographer with extensive teaching experience is offering Learning Lightroom classes to individuals and small groups, concentrating on Lightroom 5. Also applies to previous versions of Lightroom, including newest changes per version. – Starting Off Right In Lightroom: Settings & Preferences, Importing Images, File Management, Creating Catalogs – Understanding Lightroom’s Modules: Library, Develop, […]

PAST WORKSHOP: Two Creative Portrait Lighting Workshops. . .

A small group (6 photogs) CREATIVE PORTRAIT LIGHTING Workshop Hands-on practical application in a structured setting using your own flash gear in single and multiple flash set-ups and a variety of light modifiers like softboxes, beauty dish, umbrellas, snoots, grids, and gels to create stunning images on various backdrops. Please note: This is a skills […]

PAST WORKSHOP: Street Fashion & Urban Landscapes Workshop

I’ve been looking forward to and planning this workshop all winter, and am really pleased to announce a set of Morning & Afternoon Workshops highlighting creative Story Portraits and Fashion using downtown Cincinnati’s wonderful alleys, doorways, and architecture as backdrop.Shadows, bright light, our light, and models in period wardrobe. Great locations already scouted and models […]

PAST WORKSHOP: Understanding & Using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

2014_0410 NOTE: For info on private lessons in Learning Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, please see Lessons in Lightroom 5 ========================================================== UNDERSTANDING & USING ADOBE PHOTOSHOP LIGHTROOM (3 & 4):  Four 2.5 hour classes/$99.00 – 10 hours of balanced Instruction & Hands-On Application: Wednesdays 6:30p – 9:00: Apr 25, May 2, May 9, & May 16: […]

Pro Shoot/You Shoot

A number of members have said they’ve enjoyed watching me work when I get in and shoot during workshops and that they’d like to observe a Pro Shoot someday. To see for themselves what it’s like to work with a model in a pro shoot environment and what has to be considered to make it […]

New SW Ohio Writers & Poets Group: Getting Started In Short Fiction & Poetry

Awrighty, I’ve done it: SW Ohio Writers & Poets has been born. Brought into the sun kicking and screaming. Looks sort of a mess right now as I sort it out, but I have faith it will clean up nicely and grow up to be handsome. I’ve started a new group, aimed at providing creative […]