Photography Workshops and Classes

Explore your passion with our photography classes and workshops!

Whether you’re picking up the camera for the first time or exploring the endless possibilities of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, The Image Flow is here to help. We offer inspiration, knowledge, expression, and growth in photography through our San Francisco Bay Area and Marin County photography classes, workshops, and lectures—for adults and kids!

For upcoming events and lectures, visit our Events page.

Photography Expedition in India with The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Photography Expedition in India

February 2 – 14, 2018

Explore India like a local with Stuart Schwartz and Ardy Arani!

Camera Basics Photography Workshop at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Camera Basics

November 16, 2017

Learn how to take your camera off automatic mode and make the most of the manual adjustments including aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.

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Organizing and Funding Your Photographic Project with Robert Dawson

October 21

Spend the day with photographer Robert Dawson as he shares what is necessary to successfully organize and fund a photography project.

Platinum/Palladium Printing and Precision Digital negatives at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Platinum/Palladium Printmaking with Digital Precision Negatives

October  26 – 29

Mark Nelson returns to teach the most exciting workshop for Platinum/Palladium printing and Digital negatives available!

Collage and Photography Workshop with Mary Daniel Hobson, at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Collage and Photography Workshop with Mary Daniel Hobson

November 1 and 4

This hands-on photo collage workshop will introduce you to strategies and techniques for enhancing self-expression and creating new meaning in your work.

Studio Lighting at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Studio Lighting: Flowers and Found Objects

November 2, 5, and 9

Find new photographic inspiration with Leanne Hansen and Stuart Schwartz in their third studio lighting workshop collaboration!

Assignment and Processing Photography Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Assignment and Processing Photography Workshop

November 6 – December 11

Continue your photography with assignments and Lightroom instruction in this Intermediate workshop.

Photoshop workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Photoshop Workshop

November 7 – December 12

Learn professional photo editing & photo retouching in Adobe Photoshop.

Art of Natural Light Landscape Photography at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Art of Natural Light Landscape Photography

November 8, 10, 11, 12, 16

Join Leanne Hansen in her natural light weekend intensive workshop!

Tintype Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Tintype Workshop

November 9, 11 and December 3  SOLD OUT

If are looking for a “new” way to shoot, try returning to the roots of photography with this intensive tintype workshop.

Encaustic Art Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Encaustic Art: Intro & Beyond the Basics

December 2 and December 10

We’re now offering two great encaustics classes with Margot Hartford! Sign up for both Intro & Beyond the Basics and receive a $25 TIF credit.

Conceptual Photography Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Conceptual Photography: Visions, Stories and Dreams

January 20 – May 5, 2018

Give yourself a chance to dig deep and explore your visions and dreams in this conceptual photography workshop with instructor Jeff Zaruba.

Digital Photography for Kids Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Digital Photography for Kids

January 24 – March 7,  2018

Constance Chu teaches a fun, engaging photography workshop designed especially for kids age 11-14!

Authenticity in Photography Workshop at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Authenticity in Photography

March 23 – 25, 2018

This two-day workshop with Memphis Barbree is designed to help you bring together mind, heart and photographic technique to create expressive images.

Lightroom: Start to Finish Workshop with Nathan Lomas at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Lightroom: Start to Finish

September 11 – October 23

Learn to optimize your library, edit, and process your RAW photographs like a pro with this extensive Lightroom workshop.

Photography Essentials Workshop at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Photo Essentials

February 1 – March 15

September 11 – October 23  SOLD OUT

This digital photography class includes on-your-own photo assignments, explanation of camera functions, RAW processing in Lightroom, and weekly critique sessions.

Digital Black and White Photography at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Digital Black and White Photography with Jeff Zaruba

September 9, 16, 23 and 30  SOLD OUT

Explore ways to digitally visualize and create stunning monochromatic photographs in this workshop with Jeff Zaruba.

Photo Challenge Workshop, at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

The Photo Challenge Workshop

October 2017 – February 2018  SOLD OUT

Hone your image sequencing skills, receive valuable feedback on your work, and rise to new photographic challenges in this monthly assignment workshop!

Explore Photography in Umbria, Italy with The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Umbria: Photography & the Slow Food Movement

October 2018

Explore the multi-facets of photography and the Slow Food movement in the inspiring region of Umbria, Italy!