September 14-16, 2018- “The Art of Seeing Photographically- A Workshop for Digital and Analog Photographers”

Michael A. Smith and Paula Chamlee have been photographing for a combined 85 years. Their photographs have been collected by 140 art museums worldwide. They conduct occasional workshops at home and abroad to share their experience and knowledge. They have no secrets.  Only 3 spaces left.  For a complete workshop description, see Note: “A Day in the Darkroom” has been added for analog photographers on the 17thof September.

October 4-8, 2018- “The Spectacular Sedona & Grand Canyon Photography Workshop”

David Blecman’s workshop will teach you how to create amazing landscape images, utilize filters to improve your captures, achieve proper exposures, use Live View, and process your RAW files.  Only one space left. For a complete workshop description, see

November 15-18, 2018- Delmarva Nature & Wildlife Photography Summit

This three-day conference presents full days of creative and professional education providing an exciting line up of workshops, comprehensive field sessions, photo tours, portfolio critiques, and social and networking opportunities. Summit participants will have opportunities to photograph at the Assateague Island National Seashore, Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, and local coastal fishing communities and boat landings.  The instructors for this summit are Jim Clark, Nikhil Bahl, Brian Zwit, Michael Traubel, and Jamie Konarski Davidson. For a complete workshop description, see

December 8-15, 2018- “Contemplative Photography Retreat”

Join John Barclay and Flint Sparks on the magic island of Molokai for a 7-day retreat as they teach both the technique and the practice of contemplative photography. The goals are to (1) explore both the spirit and the spirituality of photography, (2) train and enhance your technique, and (3) inspire your creativity.  For a complete workshop description, see

May 17-19, 2019- “Chincoteague Island Spring Workshop (Virginia)”

Nikhil Bahl’s workshop will cover how to think conceptually and create abstracts of common subjects to challenge the viewer’s perceptions.  The workshop includes classroom presentations, in-the-field instruction and breakfast buffet. Nikhil is offering a $100 discount to TCC members.  For a complete workshop description, see  If you are interested in this workshop, please let Nikhil know asap as space is limited.

TCC Members Only Workshop-

“Wildlife Photography 101”– Ken Conger has offered to lead a workshop on wildlife photography for TCC members. Class segments will concentrate on wildlife photography by teaching the fundamentals and advanced techniques of digital photography. Specific concentration will portray “how to get the shot” using different wildlife photo scenarios.  This workshop is best suited for upper beginners or serious hobbyists, who wish to take their wildlife/nature photography to the next level and own something more than a point and shoot camera. Requirements: Digital camera and camera manual.  Prior to the class, knowing what the camera buttons do and where they are located prior to the class would be helpful.For a complete workshop description, see The fee is $150 per person. To schedule this workshop, we will need ten participants.  If you are interested, please let me know and I will schedule it when we hit the magic number.