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.

Maker City Summit – One-on-One Sessions with Colby McLemore

The Maker City Summit is a day full of inspiration, practical know-how, and dialogue about growing a successful business doing what you love. Collaborative panel discussions, workshops and keynote speakers will address the challenges of running your creative micro-business. One-on-one sessions and table discussions with industry experts will help guide you in specific disciplines like […]

$35 – $50

Adobe Lightroom Study Hall

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

Lightroom Study Hall Maximum Number of Participants 10 please do not signup unless you know you will be going Adobe, the maker of Photoshop, has been working to move more and more shooters to its newest product, Lightroom—created specifically for photographers. Colby will start off by showing off this Ferrari of photo-editing software. He will […]

Free

Photoshop Portrait Retouching for Beginners & the Advanced Workshop

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 […]

$25 – $225

Beginners’ Photography All-Day Spring Workshop

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

Commanding Composition

Photography as an art form has so many aspects -- impact, presentation, technical skills, storytelling, and many others. What I have found is 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 to increase visual interest. This […]

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

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

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

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

  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

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 […]

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

Online

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 you will take right after the class. Colby McLemore, the instructor, just earned his CPP, and this […]

$35.00

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

Online

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 […]

Free