Photography Classes, Workshops, Presentations, and Photo Walk Schedule

Here is a list of what’s on the schedule at the moment. New events are added all the time.

Photo Safari through Cades Cove

Ramsey Hotel 3230 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN

Join us on this photographic safari through one of the most photographed areas in the Great Smoky Mountains--Cades Cove. People come from around the world for its stunning beauty. It is not uncommon to see nationally known nature photographers leading workshops here. You get to step back in time to enjoy its rich history with […]



Ramsey Hotel 3230 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN

It is commonly said that the best camera is the one that you have with you. Learn to get the most of the camera that is always there, your cell phone. Hardcore enthusiasts and professionals often turn their noses up at one of the most accessible tools on their belt...often literally. The image above was […]


Commanding Composition

Ramsey Hotel 3230 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, TN

Photography as an art form has so many aspects -- impact, presentation, technical skills, storytelling, and many others. I have found that composition is the most straightforward aspect to learn to improve your photography quickly. Composition uses various "rules" to control the viewer's experience within the frame and increase visual interest. This is generally not […]


How You Can Start a Love Affair with Your Blog

The Esssex Resort & Spa 70 Essex Way, VT

Everyone knows that you should be doing them but few actually do. I’m talking about blog posts. Why should I write them if I can’t imagine anyone is reading them? And, if no one is reading them, why should I write them? And, if I do write them, how can I get people to read […]


Beginning Photographer All-Day Spring Workshop

Colby's Photos & Videos 503 Clinch Avenue #101, Knoxville, TN

Limited to 15 beginning photographers for the greatest participant-instructor ratio This is a comprehensive, in-depth, all-day beginners' workshop, designed to give beginning photographers a lot of individualized, hands-on instruction with a strong focus on having a whole lot of fun. The individual attention will ensure you get instruction geared to your particular skill level and […]