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 Narrative Workshop with The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Develop your Photographic Narrative

March 31, April 15, & April 10

Develop a story with an engaging photographic narrative under the guidance of Pulitzer-Prize winning documentary photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice.

Teen Summer Photography program in Cuba with The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Teen Summer Photography Program in Cuba

July 7 – 18

Students will explore the colorful and vibrant culture of Cuba while taking their photography to the next level!

Travel Photography Workshop in Dolomite Mountains, Italy with The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Travel Photography Workshop in the Dolomite Mountains, Italy

July 17 – 26

Join us in creating authentic Italian photography as we explore the unique landscape and age-old culture of the Dolomites with Leanne Hansen and Lorenzo Acciai.

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

Camera Basics

March 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

February 15 – March 29  SOLD OUT

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

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

The Photo Challenge Workshop

February 20 – July 10

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

Encaustics Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Encaustics Workshops

Introduction to Encaustics: March 10 & May 19
Encaustics: Beyond the Basics: May 20

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

iPhoneography Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

iPhone Photography Workshop

March 14, 18, & 21

In Pei Ketron’s popular workshop, learn how to use your iPhone as your camera, office, and darkroom with techniques and strategies for photography and post-processing.

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

Authenticity in Photography

March 23 – 25

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

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

Digital Photography for Kids

March 28 – May 9  NEW DATES ADDED
January 24 – March 7  SOLD OUT

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

Lightroom at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Lightroom: From Start to Finish

April 2 – May 7

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.

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

Assignment and Processing Photography Workshop

April 5 – May 10

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

Alternative process Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Platinum over Pigment Printing & Digital Negative Workshop

April 6 – 8

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

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

Composition in Photography

April 25 – May 6

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

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.

Photoshop workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Photoshop Workshop

May 17 – June 21

Learn professional photo editing & photo retouching in Adobe Photoshop.

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

Night Photography: San Francisco and Marin Headlands

June 6, 9, 16, & 20

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

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

Photography and 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.

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

Summer Photography Camp for Kids

July 9 – 13

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

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!

Portrait, Self-portrait and Selfies: A Teen Summer Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Portrait, Self-Portrait, & Selfie: A Teen Workshop

July 23 – 27

Come delve more deeply into the use of photography in art and social media, and learn to take the ideal selfie, self-portrait, and portrait!

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 high school photography instructor 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.

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.

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.

Language of Light Photography Workshop at The Image Flow, Mill Valley, CA

Language of Light for Photographers

March 1 – 16  SOLD OUT

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

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!