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.
Speakers will be added as they are confirmed and classes scheduled.
Matt Kloskowski is an award-winning photographer who is best know for his post production training for KelbyOne and Lynda.com to name a few.
Deborah Sandidge is a professional photographer, and Nikon Ambassador, specializing in world travel and artistic imagery. Her passion and skill with creative techniques such as long exposure, time-lapse, and blue hour photography has earned the respect and admiration of both corporate clients and peers.
Hazel is involved with the photographic community on local, regional and national levels. She is a past Vice President on the board of the New England Camera Club Council (NECCC), secretary of the Connecticut Association of Photographers; and a member of the Greater Bridgeport Camera Club. She is also active in the Photographic Society of America (PSA).
Her photos have won many awards and competitions in both local club competitions and international salons and she has had several public showings of her work. In 2008 she received an honors distinction of Master Member of the New England Camera Club Council (MNEC) during its annual conference and in 2012 received the PSA Service Award. In September, 2013, she was awarded the distinction of APSA from the Photographic Society of America at their annual conference. At the NECCC Conference in July, 2018, she received the distinction of HonNEC.
An award-winning free-lance photographer and writer. He photographs and writes for various magazines, including Outdoor Photographer, Professional Photographer, and Shutterbug. His 100+ calendar credits include numerous titles by BrownTrout and Barnes & Noble.
Hanson Fong of San Francisco, California, is globally recognized as one of the premier portrait and wedding photographers. Hanson has earned the Photographic Degree of Master of Photography, Photographic Craftsman, recipient of the prestigious Gerhard Bakke award. Hanson is also a member of Canon's elite group of Explorers of Light.
Hanson’s photographic experience and educational credentials are unsurpassed. He has recently become the 7th member in the history of Professional Photographers of America to earn over 1000 merits.
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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 and worked on 18 movies.