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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Brooklyn Sunset Shoot • June 25 and 28

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I hope you can join this small-group photo shoot. Lots of fun and lots of learning. Space is limited, so register early. Click here to sign up for the June 25 event (Sold out, but you can get on the waiting list)! Click here to sing up for the June 28 event.


Oregon Coast Photo Caravan Workshop • August 23 - 29, 2018

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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, 2018

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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, 2018

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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. (Sold out, but you can get on the waiting list.) Register here!


Antarctica with A&K - and RS • December 12 - 23, 2018

I hope you can join me for my fourth trip to the bottom of the world, and my second trip as the photo coach on an Abercrombie & Kent expedition. Antarctica is full of wonders - of blue ice and wildlife. Click here to start your adventure.

Click here to see some of my photographs from my previous A&K trip to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.


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Preworkshop suggest reading: Evolution of an ImageExposure Creative Visualization.