UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Feb 12, 2022,  1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Perfect Portraits in Natural Light: On Location at Capitola Wharf

Discover the techniques that master photographers use to create beautiful portraits! Light is at the essence of photography, and knowing how light behaves and how to manage it is the critical first step to great photographs. In this workshop, Kay will guide students through the full process of how to capture perfect portraits and tap into the power of natural lighting. Whether you’re photographing friends, family, or even your pets, you’ll learn how to make your subjects look great, every time!

Feb 19, 2022,  1 p.m. - 6p.m.
Seas and Skies Photography: On Location in Capitola Village

Have you ever wondered how a photographer made the ocean water look marble smooth, or streaked lights across an urban landscape? Be prepared to take your photographs from ordinary to extraordinary in this on-location workshop in Capitola Village and at the wharf. Add mystery and glamour to your photos as you explore techniques in long exposure photography to produce incredible shots. Whether photographing landscapes or portraits, you’ll gain creative and technical skills to create truly unique photographs.

Feb 20, 2022, 1 p.m. - 5p.m.
Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Writing Workshop

Poets unite! Explore the beauty and power of poetry in this highly interactive writing workshop. Whether you're an aspiring poet or have a regular writing practice established, this workshop will invigorate your creative spirit and give you the confidence and practical skills required to form healthy writing habits for a lifetime.

June 18, 2022, 2:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Mastering Natural Light: On Location at the Santa Cruz Harbor

Are you ready to take dramatic, professional-looking photos of your family, friends and the world around you? It all starts with seeing the light! Light is at the essence of photography, and knowing how light behaves and how to manage it is the critical first step to great photographs. It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out in photography or have years of experience - this workshop will give you knowledge and tools to transform your photo skills to make extraordinary images! Perfect for anyone doing landscape, portrait or travel photography.

June 25, 2022, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Macro & Close-Up Photography: An Outdoor Workshop at UCSC Arboretum

Focus your lens on the small details of life and be prepared to look at the world around you in a whole new way! Enjoy a day outdoors at UCSC Arboretum where we will enjoy focusing our lenses on the extraordinary details found in the extensive gardens and rare plant collections.
You can use a cell phone, point and shoot or DSLR camera during the workshop. We will review the unique aspects of macro photography: tools, lighting, focusing approaches, as well as creative composition techniques.

June 26, 2022, 1 p.m. - 6p.m.
Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Writing Workshop

Poets unite! Explore the beauty and power of poetry in this highly interactive writing workshop. Whether you're an aspiring poet or have a regular writing practice established, this workshop will invigorate your creative spirit and give you the confidence and practical skills required to form healthy writing habits for a lifetime.

PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS

Macro Photography: Finding the Beauty of Detail in the Natural World, Nov 13, 2021

Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Workshop, Nov 14, 2021

Seeing the Light: Changing How You See and Make Photographs, August 7-8, 2021

Writing to Feed the Inner Self: A Poetry Workshop, August 1, 2021

Macro Photography: Finding the Beauty of Detail in the Natural World, July 31, 2021

Seeing the Light: Changing How You See and Make Photographs, April 30-May 1, 2021

Start Your Own Photography Business, April 24-25, 2021

Pop-Up Workshop: Introduction to Macro and Close Up Photography, April 11, 2021