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.

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

Intro to Photoshop Workshop Series

Thursdays starting July 14, 10:30AM–12:30PM

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

Photo Challenge Workshop at The Image Flow Mill Valley, CA

The Photo Challenge

First session: July 6 and 27, 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!

Lightroom Fundamentals at The Image Flow in Mill Valley, CA

Lightroom Fundamentals

Three sessions: Mondays, July 25 – August 8, 7 – 9PM

Learn the basics of editing and developing your photos with Adobe Lightroom.

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

Conceptual Photography: Visions and Dreams

Six sessions starting June 18, 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!

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!

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 (Sold Out)
August 1 – 5, 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.

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!

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, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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!