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.

 

Photographic Workshop in Tuscany, with The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Explore Tuscany

October 8 – 18

Experience Tuscany and its many cultural wonders in this engaging photography excursion!

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

Camera Basics

May 15

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

September 18 – October 23

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

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

Composition in Photography

April 25 – May 6 SOLD OUT

In Leanne Hansen’s new workshop, learn and practice the principles of visual composition to create compelling photographic images.

Still Life Photography Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Studio Lighting: Flowers & Found Objects

Starts April 26

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

Social Media Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Social Media for Photographers and Artists

May 12

Learn the ins and outs of social media with Instagram sensation Pei Ketron.

Encaustics Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Encaustics Workshops

Introduction to Encaustics: May 19
Encaustics: Beyond the Basics: May 20

Learn Encaustics in Margot Hartford’s popular Introduction and Beyond the Basics Encaustic workshops.

Photoshop workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Photoshop Workshop

May 24 – June 28

Learn professional photo editing & photo retouching in Adobe Photoshop.

Night Photography workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Night Photography: San Francisco & Marin Headlands

June 6, 9, 16, & 20

Join Hendrik Paul for a night photography workshop, shooting in both San Francisco and Marin Headlands.

Adobe Lightroom CC with Pei Ketron at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Adobe Lightroom CC with Pei Ketron

June 9

Get started with a mobile workflow and learn Adobe’s newest photography product, Lightroom CC.

SF Street Photography at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

SF Street Photography

July 21

Practice the art of street photography while wandering San Francisco with Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Scott Strazzante.

Collage & Photography workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Collage & Photography Workshop

October 15 & 20

Learn new ways to add layers, depth, and meaning to your work in this two-part collage and photography workshop with mixed media artist Mary Daniel Hobson.

Photography camp for kids at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Photography & Experimental Printing Camp for Kids

June 25 – 29

Spend the week taking photographs with your smartphone and creating unique art pieces with the images using experimental printing techniques.

Safari West Summer Photo Excursion at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Safari West Photo Excursion

July 16 – 20

Join youth photography instructor Constance Chu for a wild safari workshop this summer!

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

Summer Photography Camp for Kids

July 23 – 27

July 9 – 13  SOLD OUT

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

Photography Rules & Breaking Them: A Teen Summer Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Photography Rules & Breaking Them: A Teen Workshop

July 30 – August 3

Join photography educator Gale Jesi, and learn the basic rules of photography and how to break them to make great photos!

Alcatraz Summer Photo Excursion at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Alcatraz Summer Photo Excursion

August 6 – 10

This five-session intermediate photography camp for kids ages 11 – 14 includes a shooting expedition to Alcatraz Island.

Platinum over Pigment Printing Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Platinum Over Pigment Printing & Digital Negative Workshop

November 10 – 12

Combine early printing techniques with modern technology in Kerik Kouklis’s new Platinum printing workshop!

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

Digital Photography for Kids

September 26 – November 7

March 28 – May 9  SOLD OUT

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

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

The Photo Challenge Workshop

February 20 – July 10  SOLD OUT

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

Cultivating Creativity Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Cultivating Creativity: A critique-based workshop

February 6 – May 22  SOLD OUT

Spark your creativity in Mary Daniel Hobson’s new workshop.

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

Assignment & Processing Photography Workshop

April 12 – May 17  SOLD OUT

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

Lightroom at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Lightroom: From Start to Finish

April 2 – May 7  SOLD OUT

Lightroom makes organizing, developing, sharing, and printing your digital photographs easier than ever. Take advantage of this powerful software and learn great techniques to enhance your DSLR RAW images in a flash.

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

Conceptual Photography: Visions, Stories, and Dreams

January 20 – May 5  SOLD OUT

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