Previous Viewpoint Workshops

Workshop Date & Time

Studio Lighting: Hands-On Approach

Join David L. Robertson and Dennis McCoy to learn the secrets of portrait lighting and working with models.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Apr 8, 2018 8:00 am

A History of Night Photography

Tim Baskerville, Director of The Nocturnes, brings new light on some of the seldom seen innovators/pioneers of the genre—as well as current practitioners of Night Photography in the digital era.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Apr 7, 2018 2:00 pm

iPhoneography - Tips and Tricks

Learn to use the camera that is always with you! William "Bill" Miller will introduce you to the challenges and opportunities of capturing and using images on your photo capable cell phone.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 9:00 am

Digital Fine Art Printing

By the end of this workshop, you should be comfortable in printing your own images and understanding why certain choices need to be made in order to have the image on your monitor match the print.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 9:00 am

Nature Photography Workshop: Effie Yeaw Nature Center and Nature Study Area

Join internationally recognized nature photographer, Lewis Kemper, for this two-part Nature Photography Workshop at the beautiful Effie Yeaw Nature Center and Nature Study Area. The Effie Yeaw Nature Center is a 100-acre nature preserve featuring interpretive trails that meander through the riparian woodlands along the American River. Besides beautiful views of the river and oak forest, we will have the opportunity to photograph deer, coyotes, raptors, waterfowl and wild turkeys.

Click here for full details | Register

Friday, Mar 16, 2018 7:00 pm

Creating Realistic HDR Images

Lewis Kemper presents a workshop illustrating the various and exciting ways for you to utilize High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Mar 11, 2018 9:00 am

Introduction to Macro Photography

Discover tips, techniques and equipment used for successful macro photography and then practice your newfound skills in class.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Mar 3, 2018 9:00 am

Henry Paine's Unique Digital B&W Printmaking Techniques

This workshop will demonstrate Henry Paine’s methods of producing black and white images using only Adobe Camera Raw and Photoshop.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 9:00 am

Processing Images in Lightroom Classic

This workshop will discuss all of the tools available in the Develop module of Lightroom Classic to improve the original digital capture.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Feb 18, 2018 9:00 am

Time-Lapse Photography

This soup-to-nuts full-day workshop will cover everything required to get you started making time-lapse photographs. In addition to the classroom portion, you will photograph your own traffic time-lapse and create your own time-lapse video by the end of the day.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 9:00 am

In-Field Delta Bird Photography - Tour Group 1 - February 10, 2018

Join Bill Miller on a guided and chauffeured tour of his favorite bird photography locations in the Delta.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Feb 10, 2018 6:00 am

Introduction to Street Photography

Learn the nuances of Street Photography with John Hernandez.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Jan 28, 2018 9:00 am

On1 Photo Raw Artistry Series - Part 1

This workshop is Part 1 in Viewpoint's new and innovative "On1 Photo Raw Artistry Workshop Series". We will cover all of the amazing features of On1 Photo Raw 2018, but with a focus on achieving your personal artistic vision. In addition, attendees will be registered in the online version containing videos, more examples, and instructor follow-up. You will also receive a special 20% discount to Part 2 of the series.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 9:00 am

Introduction to Bird Photography

William "Bill" Miller will introduce you to the challenges and opportunities of photographing birds in their natural settings, as well as provide a critique of your bird photography results.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 9:00 am

Introduction to Lightroom Classic

This workshop will discuss the basic components of Lightroom, explain how Lightroom can be integrated into the digital workflow, and compare attributes of Lightroom and Photoshop.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 9:00 am

Reading and Critiquing Photographs

By the end of the workshop, you will have an expanded vocabulary and knowledge base that will enable you to more effectively describe, interpret, and evaluate photographs.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Nov 19, 2017 9:00 am

Principles of Composition

UC Davis Professor Terry Nathan will address such topics as frame dynamics and shape; graphic and photographic elements; composing with light and color; visual design basics—including contrast, rhythm, balance, weight, and energy.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 9:00 am

Creating Custom Photo Cards with Judy Yemma

Finding creative ways to display and sell your images can be challenging. Photo cards offer an affordable opportunity for those who appreciate your art to own one or more of your images. They are an excellent way to keep your photographic art in front of people all year long. Making them available for sale during your exhibits increases revenue. And with the holidays fast approaching, they make unique and much appreciated gifts.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 8:30 am

San Francisco Street Photography Intensive with John Hernandez - October 28 & 29, 2017 - SOLD OUT!

Arguably the most challenging area of photography, street photography, can defy our preconceptions of what makes a good photograph. This workshop will take you to the streets of San Francisco for an intensive two days of lectures, assignments, group photo-walks and photo reviews.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 9:00 am

Digital Fine Art Printing

By the end of this workshop, you should be comfortable in printing your own images and understanding why certain choices need to be made in order to have the image on your monitor match the print.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 9:00 am

Processing Images in Lightroom CC

This workshop will discuss all of the tools available in the Develop module of Lightroom to improve the original digital capture.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 9:00 am

Nature Photography Workshop: Effie Yeaw Nature Center and Nature Study Area

Join internationally recognized nature photographer, Lewis Kemper, for this two-part Nature Photography Workshop at the beautiful Effie Yeaw Nature Center and Nature Study Area. The Effie Yeaw Nature Center is a 100-acre nature preserve featuring interpretive trails that meander through the riparian woodlands along the American River. Besides beautiful views of the river and oak forest, we will have the opportunity to photograph deer, coyotes, raptors, waterfowl and wild turkeys.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Sep 30, 2017 5:00 pm

Night Photography and Light Painting

Some of the most exciting images are taken at night. Joe Fischer will show you how to combine night photography with light painting so you can capture the heavens with unique items of interest.

Click here for full details | Register

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 7:30 pm

Studio Lighting and Portraiture

Join David L. Robertson and Dennis McCoy to learn the secrets of portrait lighting and working with models.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 8:00 am

SHARPER FOCUS WORKSHOP: Optimizing Your Images for Printing with Charles Cramer

Viewpoint’s new Sharper Focus Workshop Series features critically acclaimed photographers who will share their art and techniques in an enhance workshop environment. For our first workshop we’ve invited internationally recognized photographer and instructor, Charles Cramer who will present “Optimizing Your Images for Printing.” Seating is limited for this special workshop so please register early.

Click here for full details | Register

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 9:00 am

Pages

Thank you to our sponsors!


Kenneth Meyers, Robert W. Baird & Co.
Platinum Sponsor

 

Viewpoint Photographic Art Center is the proud recipient of a SMAC Cultural Arts Award grant.




Individual Sponsorships
(Luminance Level & Above)

Diane Tempest

J.B. Jones


Shop on Amazon? Use this link to support us while shopping!

 

Connect with us on Facebook!