The Human Portrait Online Juried Exhibition DCP invites you to enter our juried competition, The Human Portrait, with photographs that illustrate the human connection. Cash prizes will be awarded and selections will be featured in a virtual exhibition on the DCP website. Submission deadline has been extended to December 1.
Open for Registration
Enjoy the holiday season with a guided photo walk through Addison's Vitruvian Lights.
Next Photo Walk
  • Thu. Dec 10, 2020
  • Online Class/On-Location Shoot
    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.
    Next Class Series
  • Sun. Dec 6, 2020
  • Online Class/On-Location Shoot
    Advanced • Intermediate
    Open for Registration
    UPDATED!
    A complete introduction to the fundamentals of photography in four engaging and interactive classes.
    Next Class
  • Tue. Jan 12, 2021
  • 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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  • Mon. Dec 7, 2020
  • Open for Registration
    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.
    Next Class
  • Tue. Dec 8, 2020
  • 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.
    Next Class
  • Thu. Jan 14, 2021
  • Class series • Online Class
    All Levels
    Open for Registration
    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.
    Next Class Series
  • Tue. Feb 16, 2021
  • Online Class/On-Location Shoot
    Advanced • Intermediate
    Open for Registration
    Online
    Learn the basics of using your flash as a source of available light that will enhance the mood and quality of your images.
    Next Class
  • Wed. Feb 17, 2021
  • Online Class
    All Levels
    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
    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.
    Next Class
  • Mon. Apr 26, 2021
  • 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.
    No series currently scheduled
    Class series • 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
    Online Session
    Learn how to lay out, edit and print professional books from within Lightroom Classic.
    No classes currently scheduled
    Online Session
    Develop good habits with organizing and managing your files in Lightroom Classic.
    No classes currently scheduled
    Evening class • Online Class
    Online
    Whether in the studio or on location, giving direction to people you are photographing is a valuable skill. In this class, learn tips and techniques to create a portrait that feels natural and un-posed.
    No classes currently scheduled
    Online
    Learn how to get more depth, creativity and meaning in your environmental portraits.
    No classes currently scheduled
    Online Class
    All Levels
    Online Series
    In this 6-week series, let go of all control over the environment around you and listen to your instinct to get the pictures you want to make.
    This 6-week class series begins on Saturday, October 10 from 10am-11:30am CDT. All classes will be held online via Zoom.
    Early registration: $325- Late registration: $400
    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
    Online Series
    Every family has a story and each of them is unique. In this workshop you'll learn to tell your story visually and build a beautiful photographic legacy.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    Class series • Online Class
    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
    Moving Online Soon
    There's a lot of equipment out there. We'll look at a wide range of cameras, lenses, and accessories and you'll come away with a better idea of how to choose what's right for you.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    Day 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
    An intensive overview of video production from cameras & lenses to support, movement, lighting, sound and editing.
    No classes scheduled at this time
    2-day workshop
    Advanced • 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
    A portrait can be much more than a picture of someone's face. Expand your definition of portraiture with Jennifer Spelman of Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.
    No workshops currently scheduled
    4-day workshop
    Advanced • Intermediate
    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