Digital Photography 101 Small Group. (Limited to 6 participants)  More Info

  • Friday August 4,  2017, 5-9 pm. (ish) Paypal checkout: 75.00 plus HST. Paypal checkout is for SMALL group registration only.  
  • Thursday June 29, 2017 5-9 pm (ish) Paypal checkout: 75.00 plus HST.  Paypal checkout is for SMALL group registration only.  

Moms (& Dads) with Cameras.    More Info

  • Next date TBA

Introduction to Photoshop.   More Info

  • Next date TBA in September

Introduction to Lightroom.    More Info

  • August 10, 2017  5-9 (ish)  Paypal checkout: 75.00 plus HST.  

STEP by STEP to Great Cell Phone Pictures  More Info

August 12 10 am – 2 pm  Paypal checkout: 75.00 plus HST.  

Space is limited to 6 persons per Small Group.

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Digital Photography 101 Small Group Class

Just learning to use your new camera?  Old camera that just isn’t being used to its fullest potential?  Why not join me for a four hour workshop that will really put  you in charge of your camera!  This workshop is full of tips, tricks and helpful information to really get you off of full automatic mode and taking some great digital  images in a variety of daily conditions!

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Class Synopsis

We’ll cover camera basics including:

  • The differences in cameras.
  • What all those wheels, buttons and gizmos really do AND how to make them work for you
  • Creative modes
  • ‘FWiMe’    The easy way to set up your camera perfectly every time!

After the break … snacks included ….  (YES, we even feed you!)

  • Creative composition
  • lighting and flash
  • tools to help you create better images
  • more creative techniques

We’ll then do some hands on shooting, capturing some really unexpected photos!

This fun filled evening comes with, snacks, coffee, tea,  frivolity and of course a workbook to take home.

The cost is only $75 of your hard earned dollars. (+HST)  It’ll be some of the best money you ever spent!  Registration is limited to 6 participants.

This workshop takes place in  the studio located at 1315 Crawford Ave, Suite 7. 

Bring:  Your camera and any gear that you would like to try out or learn more about. Bring a flash and a tripod if you have these items. If not, that’s ok … we’ll provide you with the gear that  you’ll need for the evening to get the most from this workshop! Just let us know if you need items when you register.

To Register:  call 807 631 5162.  We accept Paypal, cash, cheque and email transfers for your workshop.  If paying by cheque, please be sure to register at least 7 days in advance.  Payment must accompany registration to reserve your spot.

  • SMALL GROUP  – Friday August 4, 2017 5 – 9 pm   (Class may run later depending on the number of Q&A)

Paypal checkout includes HST and is for Small Group Registrations ONLY.  

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Moms (and Dads) with Cameras

Love to take pictures of your kids but feeling a little stymied creatively?  Join me for this four hour workshops that’s full of  fun tips, tricks and surprises.

You’ll begin by comfortably sitting in you chairs nibbling on pastry and sipping fine teas and coffee while you learn the basics of good imagery in an imaginative, interactive presentation. Then we’ll continue with hands on creativity learning about:

  • Photography Basics
  • Good Better and Best tools to help you be more creative
  • Posing
  • Catching candid shots of those little Holiday angels moving quickly!
  • Online posting safety


Learn, Shoot and Create.

All this knowledge comes with snacks, coffee, tea, fun and frivolity and of course a workbook to take home.

The cost of this fun filled evening is regularly only $75.00 of your hard earned dollars.  If you love to take photos of your children it’ll be some of the best money you ever spent!

Bring: Your camera and any gear that you would like to try out or learn more about. Bring a flash and a tripod if you have these items. If not, that’s ok … we’ll provide you with the gear that you’ll need for the day to get the most from this workshop!

Next Date TBA.

To Register:  call 807 631 5162.  We accept Paypal, cash, cheque and email transfers for your workshop.  If paying by cheque, please be sure to register at least 7 days in advance.  Payment must accompany registration to reserve your spot.

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Introduction to Photoshop

Photoshop IS the new dark room.  Taking great photos requires that photographers also learn how to manipulate and enhance them in the industry’s leading program: Photoshop.  BUT WAIT!  It is a daunting program and not for the faint of heart you say?   That may be true, but our VERY UNIQUE , step by step, system of teaching you the basics in Photoshop will have you editing your photos creating heirloom pieces in no time.  Loads of short cuts, special tips and surprises and of course a workbook are included with your course.

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Class Synopsis

We’ll cover:

  • Moving around the Photoshop Program
  • The most popular tools
  • Shortcuts for the most popular tools
  • Cropping photos
  • Enhancing Photos

After the break … snacks included ….  (YES, we even feed you!)

  • The Layer Palette
  • Basic Selections

We’ll then practice on some of my photos, followed by one of your photos to create a beautiful print for you to frame.

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All this training comes with, snacks, coffee, tea, fun and frivolity.

The cost of this fun filled day is only $65 of your hard earned dollars.  It’ll be some of the best money you ever spent!

This workshop takes place in  the studio located at 1315 Crawford Ave, Suite 7. 

Bring:  You will need to bring a laptop with Photoshop CS3 or newer, or a trial version of the software loaded on your hard drive.  Photoshop Creative Cloud subscriptions also work.

To Register:  call 807 631 5162. We will provide you with an online invoice. We accept Paypal, cash, cheque and email transfers for your workshop.  If paying by cheque, please be sure to register at least 7 days in advance.  Payment must accompany registration to reserve your spot.

Next Date TBA.
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Introduction to Lightroom

Taking great photos requires that photographers also learn how to manipulate and enhance them using software. This can be a long learning curve when you tackle it alone. Thankfully, Adobe Lightroom makes short work of editing the thousands of pictures on your hard drive. Learn to import, catologue, make adjustments and output your images, quickly and efficiently. You won’t believe how quick and easy it can be! Our step by step system of teaching you the basics in Lightroom will have you up and running in no time.  Loads of helpful information, special tips and of course a workbook are included with your course.

Class Synopsis

We’ll cover:

  • Moving around the Lightroom Program
  • Importing and cataloging
  • The most popular tools
  • Cropping photos
  • Enhancing Photos with sliders

After the break … snacks included ….  (YES, we even feed you!)

  • Presets
  • Exporting for print, web, books and slideshows

Everyone gets to practice on a stock photo, and then develop a personal photo which will be printed for you on site.

All this training comes with, snacks, coffee, tea, fun and frivolity.

The cost of this fun filled evening is only $75 of your hard earned dollars.  It’ll be some of the best money you ever spent!

This workshop takes place in  the studio located at 1315 Crawford Ave, Suite 7. 

Bring:  You will need to bring a laptop with Lightroom 5 or newer, or a trial version of the software loaded on your hard drive.  Photoshop Creative Cloud subscriptions also work and are recommended.

To Register:  call 807 631 5162. We will provide you with an online invoice. We accept Paypal, cash, cheque and email transfers for your workshop.  If paying by cheque, please be sure to register at least 7 days in advance.  Payment must accompany registration to reserve your spot.

August 10, 2017 5-9pm (ish),  Paypal checkout: 75.00 plus HST.  

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Cellphone-Ography

Everyone has one. It’s the camera that’s always with you. But do you really know how to use it?  

Class Synopsis

We’ll cover:

  • the basics of cellphone-ography
  • discuss major brands and their differences and similarities
  • settings and effects
  • converting your phone to a ‘near’ DSLR camera without the weight
  • accessories
  • apps
  • file transfer & printing

 Finally, we’ll do a comparison of cell phone pictures to traditional camera photos. Prepare to be amazed at what your phone can do!

August 12, 2017 10am-2pm,  Paypal checkout: 75.00 plus HST.