Photography is the language of light, color, shape, texture, and emotion. Your ability to use this language effectively is the basis of how I approach each Beyond the Lens Photography Workshop.

Any camera today can make perfect pictures, but only by seeing photographically can you convey an emotion, express your style, and create images that rise above the mere “snapshot”. If you are serious about your photographic potential, then our workshops are designed to provide you with the ideas, concepts, and personal attention that will help you realize your creative vision.

In the above video I talk about why I think our photo workshops are unique, and share behind the scenes footage as I describe my approach to teaching and photography in general. There are some beautiful vistas across North America as well!

2014 Workshop Schedule


Digital Fine Art Printing

Sat March 1, 2014
A whole-day workshop teaching the art and craft of fine art printing. Covers a complete workflow including RAW file developing, digital color management and profiling, and the latest in printers and papers.
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Smoky Ridge

Spring in the Smokies / 4 Day Workshop

Sunday April 20 – Wed April 23, 2014
Explore and photograph wildflowers, streams and waterfalls, majestic mountain vistas, and historic architecture in Great Smoky Mountain National Park.
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Spring in Arches and Canyonlands / 5 Day Workshop

Sunday May 18 – Thursday May 22, 2014
Experience the southwest and some of the most fantastic locations for landscape photography, including Arches National Park, Canyonlands, and Dead Horse State Park.
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Mohonk and the Shawangunk Ridge

Saturday May 31, 2014
Photograph in the dramatic Shawangunk Mountains of the Hudson Valley as the trees turn green and flowers bloom in this one-day field workshop focused on improving your creative potential.
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Tivoli Vista, Hudson River

NEW- Hudson River School Photo Workshop

Sunday Sep 21 – Wed Sep 24
Photograph the majestic landscapes and vistas that inspired the Hudson River School of painters. We’ll visit historic Olana, the home of famed painter Frederic Church, and photograph Bannerman Castle at sunrise, plus much more.  A truly unique workshop for sure!
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Boulders and Tide

Acadia Autumn Adventure / 5 Day Workshop

Tuesday Oct 14 – Saturday Oct 18, 2014
Join me for an exciting 5 days of nature and landscape photography in America’s easternmost national park. We’ll explore and capture majestic cliffs that rise sharply above the Atlantic Ocean, as well as pristine lakes and amazing mountain top sunrises.
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