Dark Sky Night Photography Workshop in Terlingua, TX

March 31st-April 3rd 2016 in the Big Bend region of West Texas with Scott Martin and Lance Keimig Scott Martin and  Lance Keimig team up again to present a four day/night photography workshop in the Terlingua ghost town in the Big Bend region of West Texas. The Big Bend region is 300 miles away from the nearest city and feels every bit of it. It's one of the country's best kept secrets, full of history and pristine landscapes


Photopolymer Gravure Printmaking from Calibrated Digital Positives

October 22-24,2015, 10a-4p at Flatbed Press in Austin Texas with Scott Martin and Byron Brauchli Scott Martin of Onsight and  Byron Brauchli of Izote Editions team up for 3 days of photopolymer gravure printmaking from calibrated digital positives. This is really two workshops in one as participants will learn how to make calibrated positives and negatives for any alt-photo printing process, and photopolymer gravure prints. It's an opportunity to learn from two established craftsman and make gravure prints of your own images. Participants will learn how to produce print-ready transparencies…


Night Photography Workshop in the Eastern Sierras, Mono Lake and Bodie Ghost Town

July 2nd-5th, in Lee Vining, Eastern California with Scott Martin and Lance Keimig This Night Photography workshop will feature two nights of photography at Bodie Ghost Town, one at Mono Lake, and one on the Conway Summit. Each day we will have hold a critique and classroom instruction in the community center from 11a-5pm and will enter the field afterwards staying out past midnight. The workshop is suited for those with limited NPy experience, but at least basic photo skills, and familiarity with shooting RAW in manual mode with a DSLR. More advanced students and alumni are welcome too, we…


Night Photography Workshop in Mono Lake and Bodie Ghost Town

July 31st-August 3rd, in Eastern California with Scott Martin and Lance Keimig Schedule: July 31st - Optional Lightroom 5 Class in Lee Vining August 1st - Tioga Pass or Mono Lake August 2nd and 3rd - Bodie Ghost Town Tioga Pass, Mono Lake and Bodie ghost town are not only some of our favorite locations that we've been making images in for decades, we've also been leading night photography workshops here for the past ten years. We think you'll find Mono Lake’s signature monolithic rock structures that extend upward from the lake are ideal for night photography. The dramatic granite moonscapes…


Night Photography Workshop: Death Valley

March 19-21, 2014 in Death Valley, CA with Scott Martin and Lance Keimig Lance Keimig and I invite you to join us in Death Valley in March. Unlike our usual Full Moon Night Photography workshops, this one will take place in the waning stage of the lunar cycle which will offer us some dark skies full of stars. I've come to love this time of night after the sun has gone down and before the moon comes up. It will be a great chance to rely upon light painting and make some 'galactic sky' images. We are also going to some unusual and remote locations in the park that most workshops don't get to.…


2014 Iceland Photography Tour

February 2 - 11,2014 in Iceland with Scott Martin and Lance Keimig Iceland has been a popular destination for photography workshops for the last ten years or so, and for good reason. We'll have 9 days and 8 nights to explore and photograph this amazingly beautiful country, and all expenses except international airfare, gratuities, and alcohol are included. Having two instructors<!--more--> promises lots of one-on-one attention with participants! Northern Lights If you have ever wanted to see or photograph the northern lights, this is a great opportunity. We are a bit obsessed with the…


Lightroom for Pros

February 18th, 2013, 9am - 4pm in Houston Texas with Scott Martin in conjunction with ASMP This 1 day workshop takes an intense look at optimizing photography workflows from capture-to-print using Adobe Lightroom. Skipping the basics, we'll focus on the nitty gritty details necessary for professionals in the field. This workshop will be held at a photography studio downtown with lunch at the infamous Last Concert Cafe. Topics of discussion: Lessoning dependency on Photoshop The DNG format and how to incorporate it into your workflow File Management Organizing your images and preparing for…


Icelandic Photo Tour

March 29 - April 6, 2013 in Iceland with Lance Keimig, Tim Vollmer and Scott Martin Iceland is a popular destination for so many reasons. This trip will be special in that it comes at the end of winter at what is essentially the best time to photograph the Northern Lights, or the Aurora Borealis in the next decade. We’ll have 8 days and 7 nights to explore and photograph this amazingly beautiful country, and all expenses except airfare, gratuities, and alcohol are included. The trip will be co-led with Lance Keimig and Tim Vollmer (whose photographs illustrate this page). Having three…


Mastering the Night: Death Valley

March 2-4, 2013 in Death Valley, CA optional Lightroom class on March 1st with Scott Martin and Lance Keimig Lance Keimig and I invite you to join us in Death Valley in March. We're shaking things up for this workshop and doing several things diffrrently than we normally do. Unlike our usual Full Moon Night Photography workshops, this one will take place in the waning stage of the lunar cycle which will offer us some dark skies full of stars. I've come to love this time of night after the sun has gone down and before the moon comes up. It will be a great chance to rely upon light painting…


Workshops for University Faculty

I just finished a private workshop in Marfa, TX with 15 faculty from the AT&T Learning Studio's Faculty Enrichment program at ACU. Not only did the university photography instructors come, but also several designers, cinematographers and those working in modern “media” forms (eBooks, video, web, etc). I really loved the diversity of this group, and the workshop provided them a chance to get out of their comfort zone and apply their creativity in ways that was different from what they were used to. They were enthusiastic, open minded and energetic. We had a ball. With photography changing so…