Workshop Stuff

Workshop Stuff: 2014 Maine Media Workshop

September 8, 2014

One of the posts I look forward to writing is right after one of my workshops. As most of my followers know I recently wrote a post on my last “Springtime” workshop, this time in Paris this last May . It was followed by a second post on the Eiffel Tower competition where everyone went […]

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Workshop Stuff: Eiffel Tower Exhibition

August 3, 2014

In my recent Springtime in Paris workshop, that incidentally was a huge success, I had ask the class to photograph the Eiffel Tower sometime during the week. Since it’s the most iconic structure in France, or any country for that matter, I thought it might be fun to have a juried exhibition and award a […]

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Workshop: “Springtime in Paris”

July 31, 2014

I recently returned from my annual ‘springtime” workshop. This year it was in Paris, France and I have to say that it’s one of my favorite cities in the world for photo ops, good wine and food. Being around a group of good shooters doesn’t hurt, and seeing so many again from previous workshops is […]

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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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