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2018 Photography Classes



All classes are held at Lisa's studio.  Each class includes a technique guide and access to a private Facebook Group where the learning continues.

Call Lisa at 309.269.5013 to register.                                                                        

How Does This Camera Work?  February 10th 


1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Ever wonder what all those buttons on your camera can do? Spend an afternoon with Lisa as she guides to through all of the functions of your camera. 


Studio Lighting - February 24th

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (lunch is included)


Take the fear of studio lighting as you learn to work with studio lights and lighting patterns.  We will start the day practicing with one light and work through the day adding additional lights and modifiers.  Please note that we will be using kids for our models during this class. 


Telling a story using creative and composition techniques - March 10th


1:00 – 4:00 p.m. 

During this intensive three hour photography workshop, you will learn how to tell a story with your camera using a variety of composition techniques. We will also cover how to tell a story creativity and look at a variety of ways you can do it. 


Pet Photography and Marketing - Wednesday, March 21st


Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This class is open to students outside of a 60 mile radius of the Quad Cities.  We will start the day with marketing techniques that include a pet marketing plan for each month, and working with business partners.  From there we will move into a pet session workflow that begins with the consultation and ends with product delivery. 


No Auto Mode For You - April 7th


1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This workshop is designed to introduce you to shutter and aperture priority and finally take you into the world of shooting in Manual Mode. 

You will learn how your ISO, shutter and aperture work together to create a perfect exposure. 


Telling a story using creative lighting techniques - May 5th


1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Learn how to see and direct your main light source onto your subject using simple techniques. Lighting patterns that you can utilize both indoors and outdoors will also be taught.