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.

San Francisco Sightseeing with Photographer Catherine Karnow

San Francisco Sightseeing with Photographer Catherine Karnow

August 5 – 7, 2016

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

Introduction to DSLR Video Workshop at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Introduction to DSLR Video

Three sessions starting Wednesday, May 18

Learn to turn your DSLR into a video camera 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, May 6 – June 17 (Skip May 27), 11AM–1PM
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.

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

iPhoneography

Saturday, July 30, 9:30AM–4PM

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

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

Summer Photography Camp for Kids

June 27 – 30, 1–4PM
July 11 – 14, 1–4PM (Sold Out)

A digital photography camp designed especially for kids ages 11 – 14, where having fun and challenging your creativity comes first!

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, June 8, 11:30AM–1:30PM
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 for Teens Summer Photo Camp at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Photography for Teens: Photographing Our World

June 20 – 24, 12:30–5:30PM

Teens ages 13 – 19 will explore the concepts of what makes visual content strong and how to capture images that are as dynamic as the world around us.

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

Intro To Encaustics

Saturday, July 9, 11AM–3PM
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.

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.

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

Intermediate Photography: Shooting and Processing

April 22 – June 10, 4:30–6:30PM

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

Platinum/Palladium and Gum Bichromate Printing with Digital Negatives alternative process workshop with Kerik Kouklis

Platinum Palladium and Gum Bichromate Printing with Digital Negatives

July 15 – 18, 9AM–5PM

Learn to make unique photographs with the platinum palladium and gum bichromate printing processes and how to make digital negatives using QuadTone RIP in this hands-on alternative process workshop.

Still Life Photography Lighting Techniques for Flowers at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Still Life Photography: Lighting Techniques for Flowers

Two sessions Saturday, May 14, 9AM–4PM & Tuesday, May 24, 7–9PM

Explore botanical still life photography and creative lighting techniques in this engaging, hands-on workshop with Stuart Schwartz and Leanne Hansen.

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

Digital Photography for Kids

April 20 – May 25, 3:30–5:30PM
September 28 – November 2, 3:30 – 5:30PM

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

Night Photography Workshop with Hendrik Paul at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Night Photography with Hendrik Paul

Four sessions starting April 19

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

The Language of Light for Photographers with Leanne Hansen at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

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.