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.

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Workshops Winter 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 Tara Champion
Introduction to Loose-Leaf Artist Portfolio Bookbinding Feb 25 | Sat 12:30-5:30pm $175 Melanie Brauner
Tutoring & Individual Instruction Date Tuition Instructor
One-on-One Tutoring – Digital Lab Ongoing appointments $40/hr Juan Aguilera
Private Instruction