All of our instructors have been selected not only for thier photographic expertise, but also for their teaching abilities. Instructors come from all over the world to bring knowledge and experice to each of our attendees. 


Matt Kloskowski

Adobe Lightroom
Adobe Photoshop
On-One software

Matt Kloskowski is an award-winning photographer who is best know for his post production training for KelbyOne and to name a few.

Jessica Lark

Creative Fashion

She has become a noted speaker, and specializes solely in her niche of intimate portraiture.
She is a published author of the book Artistic Seductions, unlocking the erotic spirit, and Elegant Boudoir Photography. The host of the Nourish Creativity retreats. Has been featured in American Photo Magazine, Popular Photography Magazine, and Rangefinder, as well as myriad of other blogs, vlogs, and podcasts.

Shiv Verma

Time Lapse Photography
Mirrorless Systems
Landscape Photography

Shiv Verma, APSA, MNEC is a published author, photographer, educator and technologist. He is a member of the Panasonic Lumix Luminary Team, an X-Rite Coloratti and a Master at the Arcanum. He has been photographing for over 50 years and has evolved his photography to express his intense devotion to wildlife and nature. Over the years has earned numerous awards and recognition both nationally and internationally. He conducts photo tours and workshops worldwide and typically has one tour a month.

Chas Glatzer

Travel Workshops

Chas is a Canon Explorer of Light, the group is comprised of the most influential photographers and cinematographers in the world, each a master of their creative specialty.

Lisa and Tom Cuchara

Urban Grunge

Lisa Cuchara, PhD, Cr.Photog.*, HonNEC, and Tom Cuchara, MNEC, are passionate about photography, both behind the lens and in the digital darkroom. They have diverse creative interests ranging from Nature, Macro and Night photography to Urban exploration, people, and creative editing. From birds and flowers to babies and HDR, they appreciate the world around them and embrace the challenge of interpreting what their eyes see and their hearts feel via their photography.

Graham Hobart

Fine Art


Graham Hobart was born and raised in what is now Zimbabwe. As a young man, he would often travel by bicycle to remote parts of Africa and encounter a wide variety of wildlife very close-up. He would be gone for weeks, then months, at a time exploring as far as his legs, and determination, would take him. Before he was photographing the wildlife he was drawing and sculpting them.


Tracy Maglosky

Tracie Maglosky is an award-winning wedding and portrait photographer in the Cincinnati. OH. As a distinguished member of the Visionary Program for Olympus Worldwide, she has been given the honor of Visionary and travels frequently to present her photography skills and concepts as a leader in the industry. A busy mother of three boys, Tracie has a passion for wedding, maternity and newborn portraiture and capturing the moment… “because it only happens once.” She has never met a stranger and continues to celebrate the beauty of the world through every captured moment with her lens.

Art Becker

Commercial Architecture
Music Live Event Photographer

Photographer for the past 36 years and I live in St Petersburg Florida.I’m passionate about what I do and I want those who see my work to be moved by it.It’s my hope they will experience what I’ve experienced and “get” what it is I’m trying to say. If I accomplish that,my career will have been worthwhile.

Tony Sweet

Tony has authored five books on the art of photography: Fine Art Nature Photography (’02), Fine Art Flower Photography (’05) Fine Art Nature Photography: Water, Ice, Fog (’07), Fine Art Digital Photography (’09) and HDR Photography (2011). He and Master Photo Workshops have co-produced four photography DVDs: Visual Artistry, HDR Made Easy, Visual Literacy and Flower Photography Artistry, as well as an iPhone instructional video series.


CC Lockwood

Throughout his career, C.C. Lockwood has established himself as one of the nation’s outstanding nature and wildlife photographers and as the premier Chronicler of the natural wonders of Louisiana and the Gulf Region, including the Yucatan peninsula.

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Rick Friedman

Rick Friedman has been a photojournalist for over three decades. Based in Boston, he travels the world for numerous publications, corporations, advertising assignments and film and television productions. His published work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, Nature, USA Today, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Stern, Discover and many other publications. He has produced over 75 book and magazine covers.


Ray Sopczyk

Aaron Nace

Whether he’s working out a way to pull off some new bizarre image or he’s helping sculpt the direction of a company to ensure the happiness of its customers and employees, Aaron finds a way to make sure that his personal philosophy continues to resonate throughout everything that he does.

Keep it simple.

Keep it weird.

Enjoy the adventure.

And never stop learning.