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.

Mixed Media & Collage, The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Mixed Media & Collage

Saturday, August 20, 10AM–4PM

Learn how to use a variety of image transfer processes to integrate your photographs with other mediums.

iPhoneography Workshop with Photographer Seán Duggan at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

iPhoneography

NEW DATE ADDED: Sunday, July 31, 9:30AM–4PM
Saturday, July 30, 9:30AM–4PM (Sold Out)

Take your iPhoneography beyond the basic smartphone snapshot in this informative one-day workshop!

Intro to Photoshop photography workshop series at The Image Flow Mill Valley, CA

Intro to Photoshop Workshop Series

Intro to Retouching – Thursday, July 28, 10:30AM–12:30PM
Intro to Compositing – Thursday, August 11, 10:30AM–12:30PM

Discover Photoshop’s most popular tools and non-destructive workflow in three independent workshops: Layers & Adjustments, Retouching, and Compositing.

Language of Light for Photographers, at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Language of Light for Photographers

Starts September 14, 7–9PM

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

Photo Challenge Workshop at The Image Flow Mill Valley, CA

The Photo Challenge

Next session: Wednesdays, August 3 and 24, 4:30–6:30PM

Join our new assignment workshop for intermediate and advanced photographers to tackle fun and creative photographic challenges, hone your editing skills, and receive valuable feedback on your images!

Conceptual Photography Workshop, Visions and Dreams at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Conceptual Photography: Visions and Dreams

Next session: Saturday, July 23, 9AM–12PM

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

Platinum/Palladium Printing at The Image Flow

Platinum/Palladium Printmaking with Precision Digital Negatives

October 20 – 23, 2016

Join Master Printmaker Mark Nelson to learn everything you wanted to know about Digital Negatives but were afraid to ask!

Angel Island Summer Photography Camp for Kids at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Angel Island Summer Photo Excursion

August 8 – 11, Angel Island excursion Tuesday, August 9

This four-day intermediate-level summer photography workshop for kids ages 11 – 14 includes a day trip to Angel Island and post-processing sessions—your kid will learn how to use Adobe Lightroom to take their photos from now to wow!

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

Camera Basics

Wednesday, August 3, 11:30AM–1:30PM
Wednesday, September 14, 11:30AM–1:30PM
Wednesday, October 26, 11:30AM–1:30PM

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

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

Photo Essentials

Fridays, September 23 – October 28, 4:30–6:30PM
Tuesdays, November 8 – December 6, 11AM–1PM

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

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

Intro To Encaustics

Saturday, August 27, 11AM–3PM

A hands-on introduction 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, September 24, 11AM–3PM

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

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

Digital Photography for Kids

September 28 – November 2, 3:30–5:30PM

A fun, engaging digital photography workshop designed especially for kids ages 11 – 14.

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

Explore Photography in Umbria, Italy

July 27 – August 7, 2017

Explore multiple facets of photography in this inspiring region of Italy. Stuart Schwartz and Jeff Zaruba will lead this exciting new workshop in the summer of 2017!

San Francisco Sightseeing with Photographer Catherine Karnow

San Francisco Sightseeing with Photographer Catherine Karnow

August 5 – 7, 2016 (Sold Out)

Spend a weekend of sightseeing and shooting in iconic San Francisco with National Geographic photographer Catherine Karnow!