Natural Light Portraits In honor of the release of our exhibition catalog The Human Portrait, we’re offering 20% off our popular Natural Lights Portrait workshop that has improved the skills of over 220 photographers since 2015. Sale ends March 3!
Open for Registration
Online
In this eight-week workshop, capture the beauty in the ordinary and reveal the ongoing story that is your life.
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  • Wed. Apr 14, 2021
  • Online Class
    All Levels
    Open for Registration
    Online
    This introductory class will show you how to capture the great expanse of the universe using relatively inexpensive gear and the right processing tools.
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  • Thu. Mar 25, 2021
  • Online Class
    All Levels
    Open for Registration
    New!
    Avoid losing entire collections of your photos to file corruption, accidental deletion and natural disasters.
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  • Tue. Mar 23, 2021
  • Online Class
    All Levels
    Open for Registration
    Back On Location
    Expand upon your basic camera skills and learn how to create stunning natural light portraits with online instruction and an outdoors location shoot.
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  • Sun. Mar 7, 2021
  • Online Class/On-Location Shoot
    Advanced • Intermediate
    Sold out
    UPDATED!
    A complete introduction to the fundamentals of photography in four engaging and interactive classes.
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  • Mon. Mar 8, 2021 (Sold Out)
  • Online Class
    All Levels
    Open for Registration
    UPDATED!
    Move beyond the basics to learn more about metering, exposure control and the creative aspects of photography in this four-class series.
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  • Tue. Apr 6, 2021
  • Online Class
    Intermediate
    Open for Registration
    Online Sessions
    Through instruction, practice and review, you'll expand your technical skills and explore the storytelling capabilities of that excellent little camera you always have at hand.
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  • Mon. Apr 5, 2021
  • Class series • Online Class
    All Levels
    Open for registration
    Online Sessions
    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.
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  • Thu. Apr 15, 2021
  • Class series • Online Class
    All Levels
    Open for Registration
    Online Session
    Both versions of Lightroom are powerful but choosing between them can be confusing. We'll explain the differences so you can decide which one is best for you.
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  • Mon. Apr 26, 2021
  • Online Class
    All Levels
    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
    Back on location!
    In this three-class series, learn to use your tripod and basic camera skills to shoot alluring photos after the sun goes down.
    No classes scheduled at this time
    Online Class/On-Location Shoot
    Advanced • Intermediate
    Online Sessions
    Learn the full range of Lightroom Classic tools to keep you organized, improve your photos and show off your work.
    No series currently scheduled
    Class series • Online Class
    All Levels
    New!
    Learn the foundational approaches to composing a photograph and begin to shoot with intention.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    Class series • Online Class
    Online
    Learn the basics of using your flash as a source of available light that will enhance the mood and quality of your images.
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    Online Class
    All Levels
    Online Session
    The Local Adjustment tools bring some of the power of Photoshop into Lightroom. Learn to edit your images with precision for more impact.
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    Online Session
    Learn how to lay out, edit and print professional books from within Lightroom Classic.
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    Online Session
    Develop good habits with organizing and managing your files in Lightroom Classic.
    No classes currently scheduled
    Evening class • Online Class
    New!
    Practice your photography with an instructor-guided location shoot along the bridges of the Trinity River.
    No photo walks scheduled at this time
    Online Class
    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
    New!
    A photo walking tour of Fair Park with two guides! Join our DCP instructor and a Park preservationist for this unique experience.
    No classes scheduled at this time
    Online Class/On-Location Shoot
    All Levels
    Moving Online Soon
    Learn to create panoramic images with any digital camera.
    No classes scheduled at this time
    Evening class
    All Levels
    Online Session
    One of the best ways to learn more about light is by studying others' photos. In this class we’ll figure out how photographs were lit and give some tips on what it might take to recreate that particular look.
    No classes currently scheduled
    Evening class • Online Class
    All Levels
    Online Sessions
    Pictures are meant to be shared and appreciated. This is a great way to get casual professional and peer review of your best work in a supportive and structured setting.
    No reviews currently scheduled
    Online Class
    All Levels
    On Vacation
    Join a small group of novices and learn the basics of your DSLR camera in this full day, hands-on workshop. Includes a live shoot and edit session.
    No classes currently scheduled
    Full-day workshop
    Beginner
    On Vacation
    In this small group, hands-on workshop we dig deeper into exposure control, lens choices, composition and the creative process.
    No classes scheduled at this time
    Full-day workshop
    Intermediate
    POSTPONED
    New!
    Make meaningful photographs that come from a place of intimacy and authenticity in this intensive weekend workshop with Nancy Borowick.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    3-day workshop
    Advanced • Intermediate
    On Vacation
    Learn to capture the beauty of our canine companions in this full day, hands-on workshop. Dogs included!
    No workshops currently scheduled
    Full-day workshop
    Advanced • Intermediate
    Online Sessions
    From the challenges of gear and data backup to the creative and cultural rewards of shooting people, landscapes and details.
    No classes currently scheduled
    Class series • Online Class
    All Levels
    On Vacation
    An introduction to the fundamentals of studio lighting and propping for small to medium size product with an emphasis on DIY lighting gear.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    Full-day workshop
    Advanced • Intermediate
    On Vacation
    There is a whole realm of beauty and discovery just out of reach of your regular camera lens. We’ll use traditional and non-traditional macro techniques and equipment to explore this tiny world.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    Full-day workshop
    Advanced • Intermediate
    On Vacation
    Learn to capture the fine details and true colors of your flat artwork.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    Full-day workshop
    Advanced • Intermediate
    On Vacation
    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.
    No workshops currently scheduled.
    Full-day workshop
    Beginner
    On Vacation
    Learn more advanced developing techniques and spend more time printing to create finished, high quality RC and fiber prints with precision and creativity.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    Full-day workshop
    Intermediate
    On Vacation
    Learn to create glass negatives, tintypes and ambrotypes in this hands-on workshop brought to you by the Penumbra Foundation.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    2-day workshop
    All Levels
    On Vacation
    Explore new frontiers in the art of visual storytelling with a renowned photojournalist and educator.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    4-day workshop
    Advanced • Intermediate