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Workshops at the Center 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 5-hour crash courses through 4-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 Summer – Fall 2015

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

Featured Workshops Date Tuition Instructor
Holga at the Fair Sep 19 & 27 | Sat 10am-3pm & Sun 12:30-5:30pm $300 / $270 Members Ann Pallesen
Creative Tide Pool Photography Sep 26 | Sat 8am-1pm $150 / $135 Members Tara Champion
The Leica Akademie – The Analogue Workshop Sep 25-27 | Fri 1-5pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm $599 Quinton Gordon
Summer Teen Workshops Date Tuition Instructor
Advanced Digital Media for Teens July 27–31 | Mon-Fri 1-5pm $395 Bethanie Mitchell
Street Photography – Photographing Seattle’s Neighborhoods Aug 10–14 | Mon–Fri 1–5pm $395 Zorn Taylor
Alternative Processes for Teens July 27–31 | Mon-Fri 1-5pm CANCELED PCNW Faculty
Creative Digital Photography for Teens (Section 2) Aug 3–7 | Mon–Fri 1–5pm FULL - to be added to the wait-list contact jbrendicke@pcnw.org Carina del Rosario
Developing a Portfolio for Teens Aug 3–7 | Mon-Fri 1-5pm CANCELED Nancy LeVine
Creative Portraiture for Teens Aug 10–14 | Mon–Fri 1-5pm CANCELED Zorn Taylor
Crash Courses Date Tuition Instructor
Crash Course in Black & White Film Photography See course description for workshop dates $135 / $121.50 Members Gina White, Tara Champion, Joseph Freeman & Staff
Crash Course in Black and White Printing (Darkroom) See course description for workshop dates $135 / $121.50 Members Tara Champion, Jessica Ishmael, Gina White & Staff
Crash Course in Digital SLR Photography See course description for workshop dates $135 / $121.50 Members Dan Hawkins, Josh Poehlein, Zorn Taylor & Staff
Crash Course: Photographing in Natural Light See course description for workshop dates $135 / $121.50 Members Julia Pulliam
Crash Course in Adobe Photoshop See course description for workshop dates $135 / $121.50 Members Carlos Bayne, Josh Poehlein, Dan Hawkins & Staff
Crash Course in Adobe Lightroom See course description for workshop dates $135 / $121.50 Members Zorn Taylor, Nick Shepard & Dan Hawkins
Crash Course in Adobe InDesign July 11 | Sat 12:30-5:30pm $135 / $121.50 Members Juan Aguilera
Crash Course in New Tools for Camera Phone/Tablet Photography July 18 | Sat 12:30-5:30pm CANCELED Juan Aguilera
Ideas & Practice Date Tuition Instructor
Storytelling with Photographs Oct 1, 8 & 22, & Nov 5| Thu 6-9pm $350 / $315 Members Nancy LeVine
Digital Photography Foundations Oct 8 - Nov 5 | Thu 6-9pm $500 / $450 Members Dan Hawkins
Social Advocacy: Photography & Beyond Nov 7-8 & 21-22 | Sat & Sun 12:30-5:30pm $500 / $450 Members Peter DiCampo
Creative Urban Night Photography June 26 - July 30 | Fri 9pm-12am CANCELED Janet Neuhauser
Hands–On Introduction to Studio Lighting June 27 | Sat 12:30-5:30pm FULL Kate Baldwin
Large Format Photography in the Field July 11-12 & 18 | Sat & Sun 12-5pm $400 / $360 Members Joseph Freeman
Lightroom Bootcamp July 20 - 24 | Mon-Fri 12:30-5:30pm $445 / $400.50 Members Nick Shepard
Food Styling & Photography Aug 1 | Sat 9:30am-3:30pm FULL - wait-list closed Aran Goyoaga
Tutoring & Individual Instruction Date Tuition Instructor
One-on-one Tutoring – Digital Lab Ongoing appointments $40/hr Juan Aguilera