Hands on workshops in amazing locations

These workshops are designed to push you out of your comfort zone and understand what it takes to be where you want to be. We emphasize learning how to open your eyes and see differently with the goal to capture the best images of your lives in beautiful locations.

Sunrise to Sunset

From sunrise to sunset and often after dark with the Milky Way and the amazing night sky, these workshops are the perfect place to explore new possibilities with your photography.

Right Place • Right Time

 From being at the right place at the right time to talking the technical side to learning the latest post processing techniques, you will learn to push yourself to think different.

 

 

Loose in the Palouse 2024

Rolling wheatfields, farm houses, red barns, grain elevators, tractors, star trails and the stunning Milky Way

5 days • 4 nights    June 8th – 12th, 2024     ** workshop full **

Home to the second largest wheatfields in the world, next to Russia, the Palouse region is filled with the most gorgeous shades of green, yellow and even red rolling hills in every direction.

These fields are a photographers paradise and we will be shooting them from every angle possible during June, the most colorful month of the year.

Eye Candy of India • 2025

  • Rajisthan, including Old Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, the Holi Festival and Varanasi… a photo odyssey

12 days • 11 nights    March 10th – March 21st, 2025    

This workshop will be filled with eye candy in every direction as India is heaven on earth for incredible photography!

From the crazy & colorful one of a kind Holi Festival to being first inside the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Then our journey takes us to the Pink City of Jaipur with the beautiful painted elephants and we finish up in the mind boggling city of Varinasi. This will be one super fun adventure! 

Landscape & Night Sky

Death Valley • 2024

November 3rd – 7th, 2024

** workshop full **

Mesquite Sand Dunes, Zabriski Point, Badwater, The Race Track, Devils Golfcourse, Rhyolite Ghost Town & more

Death Valley is a uniquely magical place and is a photographers paradise. We will be photographing the graceful and ever-changing sand dunes, Zabriski Point, Devils Golfcourse, geological wonders and the infamous Racetrack.

We will also focus heavily on the Milky Way, star trails and the  night Sky as Death Valley’s great diversity of landscapes makes it a rare and unique place for photography.

 

 

The Stunning Southwest •

May 2024

 

 

Sedona, Monument Valley, Hunts Mesa and Arches National Park

May 6th – May 12th, 2024

** workshop full **

In May of 2024, I will be doing another super cool workshop to some of my favorite areas in the Southwest from Sedona to Monument Valley and majestic Hunts Mesa to the beauty of Arches National Park.

This is one of my favorite workshops as it is just one amazing road trip from Sedona to some spectacular locations in the Southwest and the night sky will be a big part of it!

 

The Amazing Dolomites 2024

 

9 days • 8 nights • September 30th – October 8th, 2024
* workshop full *

In October of 2024, I will be doing a new workshop to one of the most beautiful places on earth. The Dolomites of northern Italy are just beyond stunning and we will travel all over by car, scouting out incredible photo ops all over. I am only taking 5 people as I want this to be small and intimate in this gorgeous location.

This exciting road trip will start out from the beautiful city of Florence where we will caravan in large SUV’s to the northern Italian Alps. I have scouted out a perfect itinerary where hiking is kept to a minimum, unlike other workshops, so that we focus on capturing images as often as possible.

Oregon Coast & Milky Way  2025 

September 21st – 28th, 2025  

Cannon Beach, Newport, Bandon, Samuel Boardman Scenic Corridor and Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park

I will be leading another 8 day, 7 night intense workshop on September 21st – September 28th, 2025 to the incredibly photogenic & spectacular Oregon Coast.

With spectacular Sea Stack rock formations, rugged & rocky coastline, caves, beautiful sunrises and sunsets, lighthouses and much more, this coastline is one of the best on the planet! And I have timed it for the Milky Way & a little moonlight to be over the coast for some stunning shots!

Creating AI Generated

Images

*New Online class*

 

Saturday July 22nd,  2023   10am PST • 1pm EST

3 hours    $125

Join us on Saturday, July 22nd, 2023 at 10am PST for a transformative journey into the world of AI-enhanced photography. This course is designed to guide you through the latest advancements in AI technology and show you how to create visually stunning, one-of-a-kind images from scratch using various prompts, as well as integrating your own photography.

We’ll guide you through the best software, including using Discord and Midjourney along with helpful tips and tricks, ensuring that you’re well-equipped to apply these techniques post-course. We’ll also delve into using Chat GPT with your image creation along with the new AI capabilities incorporated into Adobe Photoshop, which most are saying is the most significant upgrade in the software’s history.  

New York City • 2023

October 18th, 2023 – October 24th, 2023   * workshop full *
October 26th, 2023 – November 1st, 2023   * 2 spots open *

Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, World Trade Center, Flatiron Building, Grand Central Station, Times Square, Coney Island, The Summit One Vanderbilt, Dumbo, the 911 Memorial, B&H Photo and a lot more.

In October of 2023, I will be doing two more exciting workshops with only a handful of people in each to some of my favorite and iconic locations in this electrifying city. 

** optional helicopter shoot with the doors off

The Lighthouse Workshop 2023

Lighthouses & more in Cape Cod, Massachusetts & Maine
7 days • 6 nights • October 3rd –  October 9th, 2023       * workshop full 

The coast of the North Atlantic is just breathtaking and we will search out some of the most iconic Lighthouses along the rugged coast of the north Atlantic on this fun new workshop.

From Cape Cod, Massachusetts all the way to Portland, Maine, this will be one pretty fun and photogenic road trip! I am only taking 7 people for a small group feel and also so we only have two cars for the workshop.

 

Acadia National Park 2023

5 days • October 11th-15th • 2023  

* workshop full *

Rocky Coastline, Bass Harbor Lighthouse, Fall color, Long Exposures, Star Trails, The Milky Way over the ocean and more!

Photographing in Acadia National Park in Maine has so much diversity to offer from gorgeous fall color to stunning rocky cliffs and a swirling ocean below, to the magnificent night sky & Milky Way each night. This is my favorite workshop in the U.S. without a doubt as the photo ops are off the wall amazing!

Milky Way & Photoshop 2023
Sedona, AZ.

 

3 nights shooting • • 2 full classroom days at the Courtyard Marriott

June 21st – 24th • 2023
* workshop full *

This intense workshop will focus on capturing and processing stunning star trails and the elusive Milky Way Galaxy.

This workshop includes a lot of shooting after the sun goes down in the beautiful town of Sedona along with 2 days of intense Photoshop training.

Photoshop for Photographers Online class  April 1st • 2023 

Saturday, April 1st, 2023 10am MST•PST / 12pm EST 14th – 21st, 2023

Photoshop is a photographers best friend and this new 4-5 hour online “Inspire Series” workshop will cover a ton of techniques to create inspiring images. From composites to plugins to understanding a better workflow in this one of a kind program, this fun online course will push your Photoshop skills up a notch!

We will cover all kinds of tips and techniques that will excite you about the possibilities in all kinds of photography!  This course is similar to my Photoshop class that I teach at UCLA. Microphones will be on for everyone to ask questions and you will see why Photoshop is the King of Beasts!

I love teaching

Getting voted Outstanding Photography & Photoshop Instructor of the year at UCLA Extension was a huge honor for me and shows the passion I have for teaching and helping others push themselves in the world of photography

OPEN THOSE EYES!

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” Hi Scott,
I wanted to thank you again for a fabulous workshop.  You are just one of the most caring,  passionate people I think I’ve ever met and I really appreciate how much you really want us to learn.  You have a very generous heart and I really love that! ”             – Ivy Gordon