Welcome to my 2018 photo workshops page. On my photo workshops I try to Inspire you to make better photographs. You will Create original images – on site and in the digital darkroom. And you will feel as though you Belong - belong to great group of photographers who like to have a ton of fun with their photography. New to my workshops? Here are my favorite Photo Philosophies.

My workshops are open to photographers at all levels of learning.

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Before taking a workshop – any workshop – check out my KelbyOne course on composition. I promise you: it's the most comprehensive on-line composition class available.

Morro Bay, California Photo Workshop • March 8 - 11

Only two spots open! This 3-day workshop is packed with shooting and processing. Get to the best locations on the sunny California Central Coast in the company of two photo pros. The Morro Bay area boasts beaches, fishing piers, rocky cliffs and colorful sunsets. Lots to shoot and see! Register here!

Photo Safari One• South Africa & Botswana Photo Workshop • April 6 - 14

Register here for Photo Safari One: April 6 - 15. Sorry full - but we have a waiting list!

Photo Safari Two • South Africa and Botswana Photo Safari • April 15 - 24

Due to popular demand, we have added a second photo safari with Kevin and Trisha Dooley. Click here to register for Photo Safari Two: April 14 - 25. Sorry full - but we have a waiting list!

Check out my 2016 Safari Gallery - which features images from our previous safari. Kevin and I will help you make photographs like the ones you see in the gallery.

Oregon Coast Photo Caravan Workshop • August 23 - 29

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Join the photo caravan the travels from Newport to Florence and then on to Bandon. The picturesque Oregon coast offers photographers a wide range of image-making possibilities including iconic lighthouses and bridges, beaches frequented by seals and starfish, and icons coastal sea stacks. This workshop is a photographer's dream. Shoot, eat, sleep ... repeat. Click here to see photographs from our four previous Oregon Coast Photo Caravans.

Breakthrough Photography ND and polarizing filters are recommended for this workshop.

Click here to register!

Rick's Backyard Photo Workshop • September 27 - 29

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Join Rick in his "backyard" to explore landscape and HDR photography. Work with models using reflectors, diffusers and fill-in flash, too. This 3-day workshop is a fun-filled speed learning experience. Locations include a historic dam, a Buddhist temple and a majestic river. We carpool to shooting locations and schedule plenty of time for guided processing sessions. The workshop concludes with a group slide show and critique. A welcoming workshop for all level photographers. 

Here's a look at the kind of images you will make. Click here to register!

Out of Africa and Into Texas • October 10 - 12


Please join me for this Canon EOS Destination Photo Workshop. This will be my 7th time to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center in Glen Rose, Texas. It's always great fun - with great photo opportunities. Register here!