Classes & Workshops

Join a small group of novices and learn the basics of your camera in this full-day, hands-on workshop. Includes a live shoot and edit session.
Full-Day Workshop
Beginner
A complete introduction to the fundamentals of photography in four engaging and interactive classes.
Evening Class
All Levels
Join us for a fun, photo-focused tour through Fair Park and capture the energy of this year's Texas State Fair!
Online Class/On-Location Shoot
All Levels
Take photos of 2022 Dallas with a 1950's film camera – with a spooky season twist!
Evening Class
All Levels
Learn to process your own black and white film, make contact sheets and work with an enlarger. Using chemistry and light you'll create unique prints, completely hand made by you!
Full-Day Workshop
Beginner
Move beyond the basics to learn more about metering, exposure control and the creative aspects of photography in this four-class series.
In this small group, hands-on workshop we dig deeper into exposure control, lens choices, composition and the creative process.
Full-Day Workshop
Intermediate
NEW!
Process your film and print in DCP's community darkroom, now open for rentals.
Darkroom Rentals
Intermediate • Advanced
a good time to organize your photos!
flexible online sessions
This is a good time to learn that technique, setting or concept you've struggled with or to get your digital photo collection organized. Work with us from your location at your own time and pace.
Private & Semi-Private
All Levels
learn on your own schedule
custom corporate classes
Private instruction for camera skills, Photoshop, Lightroom, printing, lighting, or any area of photography that we cover. Custom classes for groups and corporate events.
Private & Semi-Private
All Levels

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This introduction takes you on a tour of the major tools of this powerful software. After just a couple of classes, you'll be getting real work done.
Class Series
All Levels
Discover surprising angles and structures in downtown Dallas with photographer Nikola Olic.
ED KASHI RETURNS TO DCP
NEW!
Practice a different style of photography by learning to capture unstructured, abandoned moments in your life. You'll be coached on how to shoot from the gut in an instinctive way.
4-Day Workshop
All Levels
Night Mode changed everything for smartphone photography. Learn how to harness this powerful tool to capture long exposures with your iPhone.
Online Class/On-Location Shoot
All Levels
Convinced that making portraits with studio lighting is too expensive and too complicated? Let's keep it simple!
Full-Day Workshop
Intermediate • Advanced
Learn the full range of Lightroom Classic tools to keep you organized, improve your photos and show off your work.
Class Series • Online Class
All Levels
Photograph the flora and fauna of the Trinity! Join our DCP instructor and a naturalist for this unique experience in the Lower Chain of Wetlands.
Online Class/On-Location Shoot
All Levels
In this three-class series, learn to use your tripod and basic camera skills to shoot alluring photos after the sun goes down.
Online Class/On-Location Shoot
Intermediate • Advanced
Practice your photography with an instructor-guided location shoot along the bridges of the Trinity River.
Online Class/On-Location Shoot
All Levels