Workshops at PCNW are

Designed to offer

+ an introduction to a subject
+ shared experiences through photography
+ a forum for exploring ideas

For practitioners as well as casual enthusiasts, workshops introduce special topics through a condensed format, and are often taught by special guests and visiting artists. PCNW offers one-day crash courses through multi-week workshops, with many options in between, catering to a range of interests and availability.

Individuals looking for full length foundation courses in photography, digital imaging or studio practice should consider a ten-week course from our quarterly schedule of accredited classes.

Want to take a class or workshop, but not sure how to choose? Ask the experts at pcnw@pcnw.org.

Workshops Winter – Summer 2017

Click on the course title to view complete details and descriptions for each upcoming offering.

Crash Courses Date Tuition Instructor
Crash Course in Black & White Film Photography See course description for workshop dates $135 Gina White, Tara Champion, Jessica Ishmael & Staff
Crash Course in Black and White Printing (Darkroom) See course description for workshop dates $135 Tara Champion, Jessica Ishmael, Gina White & Staff
Crash Course in Digital SLR Photography See course description for workshop dates $135 Dan Hawkins, Elisa Huerta-Enochian & Staff
Crash Course: Photographing in Natural Light See course description for workshop dates $135 Bethanie Mitchell & Staff
Crash Course in Adobe Photoshop See course description for workshop dates $135 PCNW Faculty
Crash Course in Adobe Lightroom See course description for workshop dates $135 Dan Hawkins & Staff
Winter Workshops Date Tuition Instructor
Working with Wax and Photography Jan 21 & 28 | Saturday 12:30-5:30pm $275 Gina White
Contemporary Photo Collage Feb 4 & 11 | Sat 12:30-5:30pm $400 Serrah Russell & Joe Rudko
Photographing the Snow Geese Migration: A Wildlife Daytrip Feb 11 | Sat 7:00am–6:00pm FULL - to be added to the wait-list contact jbrendicke@pcnw.org Tara Champion
Introduction to Loose-Leaf Artist Portfolio Bookbinding Feb 25 | Sat 12:30-5:30pm $175 Melanie Brauner
Spring Workshops Date Tuition Instructor
AIPAD Tour in New York City Mar 31 - Apr 1 | Schedule Details TBA $250 Michelle Dunn Marsh
Choosing a Paper Surface for Inkjet Prints Apr 1-2 | Sat & Sun 12:30-5:30pm $350 Juan Aguilera
Parent & Me: DIY Pinhole Cameras Apr 22 | Sat 12:30-4:30pm $135 per parent/child pair Julianne Duncan
Introduction to Architectural Photography Apr 22-23 | Sat & Sun 12:30-5:30pm $350 Will Austin
Food Styling & Photography Apr 29 | Sat 9:30am-3:30pm $300 Aran Goyoaga
Masterclass: Mona Kuhn May 20 | Sat 12:30-5:30pm $250 Mona Kuhn
Introduction to Wet Plate Collodion: Tintypes & Ambrotypes May 27-28 | Sat & Sun 12:30-5:30pm $400* Daniel Carrillo
Summer Workshops Date Tuition Instructor
Alternative Processes Boot Camp Jul 17-20 | Mon-Thu 12:30-4:30pm $500 Gina White
Parent & Me: Nature Photography See course description for date options $135 per parent/child pair PCNW Faculty
Masterclass in Portrait and Fashion Photography Aug 4-6 | Fri-Sun 12:30-5:30pm $600 Rosanne Olson
Night Photography: From Location to Lab July 17, 21-23 & 31 | Mon 6-9pm + Weekend Trip $500 Juan Aguilera
Summer Teen Workshops Date Tuition Instructor
Month-Long Summer Intensive Jul 10-Aug 11 | Mon-Fri 1-5pm $1,500 PCNW Faculty
Creative Darkroom Photography for Teens Jul 10-14 | Mon-Fri 1-5pm $395 Janet Neuhauser
Creative Digital Photography for Teens Jul 17-21 | Mon-Fri 1-5pm $395 Janet Neuhauser
Alternative Processes & History of Photography July 24-28| Mon-Fri 1-5pm $395 PCNW Faculty
Street Photography for Teens Jul 31-Aug 4 | Mon-Fri 1-5pm $395 PCNW Faculty
The Portfolio Project Aug 7-11 | Mon-Fri 1-5pm $395 PCNW Faculty
Tutoring & Individual Instruction Date Tuition Instructor
One-on-One Tutoring – Digital Lab Ongoing appointments $40/hr Juan Aguilera
Private Instruction