Workshop Stuff

Napa Valley Workshop and Wine Tastings

October 25, 2013

I recently returned from my workshop in Napa and Sonoma, and I have to say that it was one of the best experiences I’ve had teaching. I had a full class and all of them were good photographers, which made it even more fun when it came to the classroom critiques. Every day I looked […]

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2013 Maine Media Workshop

August 22, 2013

As usually, I like to write a post on my latest workshops, and I’ve just completed my eighteenth year at the Maine Media Workshop in Rockport. The Maine Media Workshop is the granddaddy of them all, and was founded in 1973. Since then, there’s been several that have started up and has used Maine as […]

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The “Springtime In Tuscany” Workshop

July 8, 2013

I recently came back from my annual “Springtime” workshop, held this year in Tuscany, Italy. I have to say that it was one of the best workshops I’ve been to since 1984 when I conducted my first one at the Maine Media workshop. Although several had taken my online class with the PPSOP, and some […]

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Workshop Stuff: Getting My Student To Get Up Close And personal.

August 9, 2012

I recently wrote a post I called up close and personal, and it’s probably at or very close to being at the top of my list of things that can and will take your imagery what I refer to as, “up a notch”. I constantly see my online students with the PPSOP and those that […]

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Admiralty Head Lighthouse on Whidbey Island

February 14, 2012

Two of the great features about Whidbey Island are the unique locations for photographers to photograph, and the quality of the light. Both of these came to bear when I took my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshop there for a week last June. As I always say both in my workshops and my online […]

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Photography Workshop Overview

November 18, 2011

“STRETCHING YOUR FRAME OF MIND” When you sign up for my online class with the PPSOP, or consider taking my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” digital photography workshop I teach around the globe, this is the first part of what you’ll read in my workshop overview: THE ARTIST’S PALETTE: Imagine yourself standing at some location […]

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Don’t forget to take your “Fifteen Point Protection Plan”

November 1, 2011

One of my all time favorite ‘Pearls’ that I constantly refer to in my online class with the PPSOP, and in my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshop I conduct around the planet, is called my “Fifteen Point Protection Plan”. I want to introduce you to it because it could be the most important tool […]

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Painting With Light at the Pemaquid Lighthouse in Maine

October 28, 2011

I recently conducted my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshop at the Maine Media Workshops in Rockport, Maine. This year was my fifteenth year dating back to 1984. Of all the workshops I teach around the world, this is considered the granddaddy of them all. It is one of the original photography workshops established. Most […]

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Making Pictures on Whidbey Island

October 25, 2011

I was recently conducting my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshop with the Pacific Northwest School of Art on Whidbey Island, and a big part of my workshop deals with what I call Chasing the Light. As in all my workshops as well as the online class I teach with the PPSOP, I encourage shooting […]

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Shooting With My Class at the Getty Center in LA

October 22, 2011

I was recently invited to bring my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshop to the Julia Dean Photo Workshops in Hollywood, California. It was my second time, and it’s always a special treat to teach there because after all it is LA, and the weather can’t be beat for shooting pictures; not to mention the […]

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