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In the Atlanta metro area, explore the creative aspects of photography, from architecture and landscapes to people and business, including private lessons and creative coaching.

*Dates will be posted here when the FIELD TRIP schedule is available. If there is no date listed you can pre-register to indicate your interest (no obligation, no payment due).


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Link to travel FIELD TRIPS

    Contact me now to find out more about upcoming field trips. Always a fun, educational adventure with food, culture, history and more. Join a group of like minded photography enthusiasts for a few days of memorable photographic adventures.  Each adventure is 5-6 days of group activities, limited to no more than 6 participants. 

    Portugal - beautiful historic, Lisbon, Sintra, Evora and more.  

    France - Provence or the Dordogne
    - Provence: Lavender, Abbeys, Olive groves, Van Gogh and more
    - the Dordogne: Castles, Prehistoric Caves, Midevil villages - a step back in time

    Paris - guided gallery & museum visits, photowalks, culinary adventures, landmarks, shopping and more.

    Italy - Umbria & Tuscany, from Perugia to Pienza, la Dolce Vita of photographic adventures.

Interested in photography travel destination workshops? We are working on a new schedule - please let us know where you would like to go.


An Essential Guide to the Business of Photography
For full-time or part-time, professional photographers, emerging & fine art photographers, a successful photography business can be yours with an introduction to the right tools. Start with specific business practices necessary for the photography industry; which contracts and forms are essential, how to charge for your work, basics of running a small business, marketing and advertising techniques, insurance, copyright and much more. The workshop is lead by Judith Pishnery, an experienced, working professional photographer; additional industry pros may provide some of the workshop content. Workshop includes Judith's 350+ page book the "Essential Guide to the Business of Photography - 4th Editions".

This class is presented in several segments, you may take any section you like, in any order. It is recommended if you are new to the Business side of Photography to take all 6 sections. Classes are held each month. This is an ONLINE / ZOOM class - you can attend from anywhere.

Tuition: $145 per class section (discount for taking more than one class)

Book: $25 fee added to the first class (unless you already have a copy)

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Business of Photography - Participant comments

I just wanted to thank you again for all of the information that you shared with us in class. I have been trying to find someone who would give me insight into the real world of professional photography. Your class was exactly what I was looking for. The workbook is very good - I will have to work my way through it. I hope to take some more of your classes or go to some of your workshops very soon. Thanks again for info. --Stan.... / Business of Photography

Thanks again...I very much enjoyed my two days of photographic immersion. You are so incredibly knowledgeable. One of my prior co- workers asked how your seminar was. I told her to imagine my explaining our business in two days. ..ha! She quickly understood. The amount of information to process is mammoth, but then...I have always known that. I want to do this...thank you for helping get me started. And...just for the record...I have travelled too!! HA! Hope to see you again soon in another workshop or other photographic arena. --Judy.... / Business of Photography

First, let me start by saying that the seminar over the weekend was chock full o' information I had never even considered as becoming a professional photographer. Your insight into the business and your completely open and honest explanation was absolutely well receipted and appreciated by those in the class. It was a truly enjoyable session and your no-non-sense approach to teaching, which is much like my approach, was refreshing, engaging, and all around FUN! I feel quite honored and lucky to have met such a well-respected and successful professional as yourself. I do look forward to fostering a closer personal and professional relationship with you. --Heather .... / Business of Photography

I wanted to thank you for an absolutely brilliant seminar this weekend. I have a great appreciation and respect for an instructor that comes to class with a well-defined outline of topics to cover. And to have the instructor follow that outline with such ease definitely attests to the vast expertise you have. I also appreciate your openness to sharing resources. This is one of the best seminars I have attended and certainly the one that I have gained the most information from. I still cannot believe how much information you covered in two days. --Donna .... / Business of Photography

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Introduction to Adobe Lightroom - improve your workflow, manage your image files, process RAW or JPEG images - all within Lightroom

Quickly download images from your camera to your computer. Automatically rename files, organize folders, and even add metadata (your name, contact info, keywords) to photos as you import them.

Learn to manage and organize your images in the Lightroom Catalog Library for your photography.

Work with the power of 'collections' to organize your images by category, client, topic, portfolio, or any criteria you want.

Develop your photographs with precise, easy-to-use tools for globally correcting white balance, exposure, tone curves, lens distortion, and color casts; working with presets (and creating your own).

Class: TBA, 9:30am to 1:30pm

Tuition: $125 - class limited to 6 students
Levels: Advanced Beginner to Intermediate Photographer - BEGINNER with LightRoom 
  Photo 101 or the equivalent, some experience with Photoshop (or Elements) is helpful but not necessary.

These classes fill up fast so enroll today to save your place.
Location: Jasper, Georgia (exact location will be sent after registration)

:: you will need a laptop and the current version of Lightroom installed

Additional Lightroom classes will be offered - advanced organization, development intro, development advanced, printing, etc.

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Private Lessons / tutoring > more info

  • Schedule your Private Photo Lessons or Custom Field Trips & Workshop.
  • Please email for a schedule and info on specific tutoring
  • Available for Photo 101/102, etc; Studio & Location Lighting;
  • Lightroom & Photoshop instruction; and more...
  • Custom Field Trips & Workshops for groups of 4 or more can be scheduled.
  • Pre-payment required to schedule any private lesson

A select amount of new private lesson students will be taken during this time. Please contact us and we will let you know the availabilty if you are interested in private lessons. Register Now