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Fine Art Nude Photography May 17-19, 2019

Spend the weekend creating sensual images celebrating the beauty of the human body as you develop your skills as a photographic artist. Details The Image Flow

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Senegal Within the Frame March 25 - April 2, 2019 Wait list

This photographic adventure is about the passionate discovery and photography of people, place, and culture, with emphasis given to going deep not wide, and pursuing that most elusive of photographic necessities — our vision. It is appropriate for photographers of all levels, and you will be...


Body work, November 20-22, 2018

Explore the sensual qualities of the human form while expressing your intuitive creative soul.

Details at Gold Street Studios, Australia


35 Years of Teaching

I have been a photographic artist and educator for nearly 40 years. I am now looking back at years of wonderful students that enriched my life, but also looking forward to some me time to do my work. Many workshops are on hold and may never be run again. I've gone from teaching on six...


Mordançage, Unveiling the Beauty 2018

Mordançage, Unveiling the Beauty, China and Australia

June 16-19, 2018 Beijing, China

November 24-26, 2018 FULL Trentham East, Australia

November 28-30, 2018 Trentham East, Australia

These workshops are sponsored by...

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The Sensual Image, San Miguel

Contact SFPW perhaps again in the future

Artists throughout history have been compelled to make art using the human figure as a subject, and San Miguel de Allende, with its inspiring colonial charm, provides an...

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Movement and Dance, Oakland CA

Movement and Dance 2 day workshops

Oakland, CA

As a child I always wanted to be a dancer. Today, I live through the beauty and grace of the many different dancers that I have come to know. Join me in this special workshop of photographing dancers as they move through a studio or...