Photography Workshops and Classes

Explore your passion with our photography workshops and classes!

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.

A photographic odyssey with Brian Taylor and Ted Orland.

From Joshua Tree to the Salton Sea

March 31 – April 3, 2016

Take an epic tour of “the Good, the Bad and the Abandoned” photographing the natural and un-natural landscapes of California’s home-grown Bermuda Triangle.

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

Photography and Art Classes for Kids

Explore our schedule of workshops designed especially for young photographers.

Calling all kids with a passion for photography! The Image Flow offers a variety of photography classes for kids ages 11 – 19, from after school programs, to week-long camps and excursions!

The Language of Light for Photographers with Leanne Hansen

The Language of Light for Photographers with Leanne Hansen

Six sessions starting Wednesday, March 30

Local photographer Leanne Hansen is offering another session of this popular workshop designed to help build your visual and light vocabulary and to harness the technical power of your camera to create original, expressive photographs with natural and found light.

 Intermediate Photography: Shooting and Processing Workshop at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Intermediate Photography: Shooting and Processing

April 22 – June 10, 2016

More assignments, more Lightroom. Keep your photo skills current with more homework and deeper instruction in portraiture, urban landscape, and documentary photography.

The Assignment Workshop at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

The Assignment Workshop

Tuesdays, February 9 – April 12, 4–6PM or 7-9PM

In-depth photo assignments from three seasoned photographers give you a chance to explore your vision with urban landscape, street photography, and visualizing dreams.

Introduction to Encaustics at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Intro To Encaustics

Saturday, February 27, 11–3PM

A hands-on intro to encaustics, Margot Hartford introduces you to the ancient art of using wax to create mixed-media collage.

Advanced Encaustics at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Encaustics: Beyond the Basics

Saturday, March 19, 2016, 11–3PM

A hands-on intro to encaustics, Margot Hartford introduces you to the ancient art of using wax to create mixed-media collage.

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

Camera Basics

Wednesday March 9,  11:30AM–1:30PM

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

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

Photo Essentials

Mondays, March 14 – April 25 (Skip April 11), 7–9PM

Fridays, May 6 – June 17 (Skip May 27), 11–1PM

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

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Workshop at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Lightroom: From Start to Finish

Thursdays, April 21 – May 26, 7-9PM

Learn to create a professional workflow, use powerful yet simple image editing tools, and share your final photographs with one comprehensive program.

Introduction to DSLR Video

 March 3 – March 10, 7–9PM

Learn to turn your DSLR into a video camera and make the most of the manual adjustments including aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.

Cuba: Behind Closed Doors

February 1 – 7, 2016

Join The Image Flow as we team up with prominent Cuban photographers for an intimate, all-inclusive experience in a changing Cuba.

The Havana Highway: Rum, Cars & Cigars

February 10 – 16, 2016

Join photographers Stuart Schwartz and Jock McDonald for this small-group photography workshop that will introduce you to the most iconic aspects of Cuba.