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.

Photoshop Portrait Retouching for Beginners & the Advanced Workshop

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

Photoshop Portrait Retouching for Beginners & the Advanced Workshop Saturday (April 25th) and Sunday (April 26th) 9:00am till 5:00pm each day maximum of 15 participants to allow maximum participant-instructor interaction Students say: “This was by far the most useful for processing my images to make them the best that they can be.”—Sharon N.  “Colby is […]

$275

Beginners’ Photography All-Day Spring Workshop

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

Beginners' Photography All-Day Spring Workshop 15 participants maximum to allow the greatest participant-instructor interaction This is a comprehensive, in-depth, all-day workshop designed to give beginning photographers a lot of individualized, hands-on instruction with a strong focus on having fun the whole day. The individual attention will ensure you get instruction geared to your particular skill level and […]

$3 – $150

Adobe Lightroom: Come Take a Test Drive

Live Lightroom Tutorials and Question-and-Answer Session Come Take a Test Drive feel what Lightroom can do and why you want it Come join us for all the fun with these Lightroom tutorials. You'll learn a lot and will also have the opportunity to ask all those questions that you've been wondering about. Adobe, the maker […]

Free

How to Look at and Critique Images

Photographers often talk about everything possible except the images themselves. They have long and involved discussions on gear all the time. Can you imagine painters talking more about their brushes than the artwork they create? The conversation hopefully evolves to technique, which is very important as well. Unfortunately, you can have the best equipment and […]

Free

Beginning Photography Full-Day Fall Workshop

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

15 participants maximum to allow the greatest participant-instructor interaction This is an intensive all-day workshop designed to give beginning photographers a lot of individualized, hands-on instruction with a strong focus on having fun the whole day. The individual attention will ensure you get instruction geared to your particular skill level and to what you are interested […]

$200

Certified Professional Photographer Crash Study Course or Figuring Out What You Don’t Know

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

Certified Professional Photographer Crash Study Course or Figuring Out What You Don't Know The Certified Professional Photographer designation (CPP) is designed to prove that a photographer knows the basic techniques and concepts needed to become a professional. This all-day crash study course is designed to prepare you for the written test. It is also a […]

Free – $55

Photography Competitions, Who Cares…You Should!

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

  It’s only an ego trip, the same people always win, I’ll never be good enough to win…ever heard or felt this about photography competitions? It isn’t a surprising reaction as there is only one winner and everyone else is at best the first-place loser. When judging, people often say they hope it goes well. […]

The Power of Photoshop – Layers, Masks, Removing Telephone Lines, & New Features

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

Photoshop has evolved to become a more and more powerful tool that is only as limited as your imagination. Colby will be going over one of the most powerful tools in its early development, Layers, and Masks, as well as reviewing some of the more recent additions. Along the way, he’ll demonstrate how to remove […]

Food Photography at 30,000ft

Tennessee Professional Photographers Association Throughout TN

Food photography is more than taking a photo of a delicious meal. It's a way to stir the emotions with beautiful imagery that tells a story and allows the viewer to taste with their eyes. In this hour's presentation, we’ll be giving a grand overview of the industry and arming you with additional resources to […]

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Five Reasons You are Making People Look Fat in Your Photos

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

Colby will be reviewing various common mistakes that enthusiasts and professional photographers accidentally make and, unfortunately, are often taught by inexperienced instructors while doing portraits. We will be going over equipment choice, lighting, posing, and more. It will be a live presentation in his downtown Knoxville studio. Make sure you bring your camera because, after […]

Free

Thinking of Getting Into the Business?

Toy F Ried Employee Center 400 S Wilcox Dr - Room #219, Kingsport, TN

So you've got the bug and found something that you love. Now you're thinking that this is expensive and you wonder if you could make a few dollars to pay for all this stuff. You're not the only one. This comprises the majority of those who are in the business. During this presentation, we'll have […]