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…


A quick introduction to Lightroom 6/CC

When you first install Lightroom 6/CC you may find yourself asking “Wait, how is this different from Lightroom 5?”, which is to say it’s an easy upgrade and familiar on all counts. But as you use it you’ll notice lots of meaningful new features everywhere - some small and some big. Here are five things in LR6/CC that I find significant: Photo Merge The “Merge to Panorama in Photoshop” and “Merge to HDR in Photoshop” features have both been brought natively to Lightroom. And let me tell you, the process of combining frames in LR6 is so fast, easy and friendly that it’ll make you want to do it…


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…


Workflow Audit with Lightroom CC Training

I've spent over 20 years traveling internationally visiting with pros in their studios, reviewing their process and getting them started on the right foot with modern workflow procedures. Choosing software, training, calibrating equipment, lighting implementation, paper choice, print presentation, image critique and setting up one's work environment are all a part of this process. Smart workflows allow people to spend more time making images and less time at the computer. I encourage image-makers to reduce their dependency on Photoshop and rely more heavily on


private workshops on demand

for intermediate and advanced printmakers and photographersby appointment on location or in San Antonio, Texas As an exhibiting artist I know the challenges involved with making creative images while simultaneously mastering the technical aspects of workflow, exquisite printmaking and the polish of final packaging. I strive for an even balance of these qualities in my own work, and I enjoy helping others achieve better equilibrium between inspiration and presentation. Sharing my passion for photographic excellence has been driving my training business for over 16 years now. For 20 years,…