Photography Workshops

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Photography Workshops in Rochester, MI and beyond!

Photography classes will be held at the Bob’s new Photography Studio & Workshop.  The address is 6841 North Rochester Road, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  It is on the Northeast corner of Rochester Road and Tienken Road in the Ferber Warehouse complex.  Turn into the complex from Rochester Road, just North of Tienken.  We are in the first office building – close to Rochester Road.  Our space has its own entrance door.  Drive behind the 1st building.  Our white door is on the South side of the building.  There is parking by the door or in the lot to the North of the office.

The fee for each 3-hour workshop is $35 – $50.  More detailed description on the workshops are found on the Meet-Up site.  Each class has a hyper-link to the photography class website.  Bob will be featuring (2) or (3) 3-Day photography workshops this year!  We are planning Photo Adventures for 2014/2015 –  Interested?  Drop us a line!

Photography Classes Rochester Hills, Michigan –  Winter  2015

Bob teaches a variety of workshops each month.  Join his newsletter or Meet-Up group to stay more informed!  Email me to join the newsletter ([email protected]) or us the sign-up button below.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park Photography Class

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Photography Class

Check out the workshop reviews on “Testimonials” page on our website!

  • Equipment Swap & Sale – Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 3-6 pm.  Interested in shedding your unused photography gear?  Bring it to the swap and sale at the studio on Saturday afternoon!  You might find a few shiny items to replace it!  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshop, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  No fee – just come out and join us!
  • Free Photo Walk at the Detroit Zoo – Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 1 pm.  Join Bob for this winter walk at the Detroit Zoo.  The forecast is for warmer weather.  (Hmmm!)  The animals are much more animated in the cooler weather!  Meet inside the gate at 1 pm.  Bob will be offering tripod instruction at the Zebras at 2 pm.  Hope to see you there!  Please visit the Zoo website to learn about entrance fees.  Everyone welcome!
  • On-Camera & Off-Camera Flash Photography Workshop – Wednesday, March 4, 2015 from 7-10 pm – Join Bob for this small-group, hands-on workshop on how to use your Flash and assorted Flash equipment!  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshop, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Fee:  $35.
  • Basic DSLR Photography 6-Hour Workshop – Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9 am to 4 pm.  Join Bob for the basic photography workshop.  Learn how to move beyond the Auto settings.  Learn the settings and functions on your DSLR Camera.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshop, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee is $69.
  • Fundamentals of Exposure – ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed – Monday, March 9, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  Join Bob for this small-groups, hands-on instruction on how to master the Fundamentals of Exposure.  Depth of Field and White Balance are also covered in this class.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshop, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee:  $35.
  • Photoshop Workshop – (4) Class Series – Post-Processing Training – Join Bob for this in-depth training on Photoshop.  In this 4-class series, the instruction will cover – Fundamentals of Photoshop (3/10), Portrait Editing (3/17), Layers (3/24), and Working with Templates (3/31).  You can register for each class individually ($35) or the 4-class series for $112.
  • Photoshop Workshop – Fundamental of Photography Post-Processing Training – Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  Join Bob for this small-group, hands-on training on the fundamental of Photoshop.  (Not Photoshop Elements.)  This class is part of a 4-class series on Adobe Photography Training.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshop, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Suite 100-I, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee:  $35 (or part of 4-class series for $112).
  • Photoshop Workshop – Portrait Editing – Post-Processing Training – Tuesday, March 17, 2015 from 7-10.  Join Bob for this class on how to use Photoshop to edit portraits.  This can take your photography skills to the next level.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshops, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Suite 100-I, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee:  $35 (or part of 4-class series for $112).
  • Fundamentals of Artificial Light Photography Workshop – Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  Join Bob for this small-group, hands-on instruction on crafting the proper exposure using a variety of light sources.  This class is focused on the mechanics of light.  The class the following night will be the opportunity for student to apply their knowledge and photograph a variety of set-ups around the classroom.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshops, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Suite 100-I, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Rochester Hills, Mi  48306.  Workshop fee:  $35.
  • Fundamentals of Applied Lighting – Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  Join Bob for this small-group, hands-on class.  We will have a variety of set-ups around the studio for students to practice their photography skills.  To learn the skills of lighting, please attend the class on Wednesday night.  If you already have the skills down, join us for the shooting opportunity Thursday night!  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshops, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee:  $35.
  • Basic DSLR Photography 6-Hour Workshop – Sunday, March 22, 2015 from 9 am to 4 pm.  Join Bob for the basic photography workshop.  Learn how to move beyond the Auto settings.  Learn the settings and functions on your DSLR Camera.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshop, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee is $69.
  • Photoshop Training – Working with Layers – Post-Processing Training – Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  Join Bob for this instructional class on how to use Photoshop using layers as a creative tool.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshops, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee:  $35 or part of the 4-class series for $112).
  • Photoshop Training – Designing and Workshop with Templates – Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  join Bob for this instructional class on how to use Adobe Photoshop Templates.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshop, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee:  $35 or part of the 4-class series for $112.
  • Mansfield Reformatory – Photo Tour – Friday, April 17, 2015 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Mansfield Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio.  Join Bob for this photo exploration of the Mansfield Reformatory – setting for the Shawshank Redemption Movie!  This historical building has house thousands of prisoner over it more than 100 years of service.  The $75 fee includes the entrance fee and the permission to photograph at the prison.  Join us for a day of adventuring!
  • Lightroom 4-Class Series Photography Class – Join Bob for this 4-class series on one of the most powerful post-processing programs available.  We recommend this software for both beginners and advanced photographers.  If you purchase all (4) classes, there is a 20% discount.  The four classes are:  Image Management, Image Development, Image Output and Workflow Process.  Fee for Series is $112.
  • Lightroom Post-Processing – Image Management & Organization – Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  This post-processing photography class covers how you can use Lightroom to manage your image inventory and keep your images organized.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshop, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee:  $35.
  • Lightroom Post-Processing – Image Development – Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  This post-processing photography class covers how you can use Lightroom to develop your images.  Development can be a very creative addition to your photography toolbox.  Robert DiTommaso Photography Workshop, 6841 NORTH Rochester Road, Ferber Warehouse Complex, Suite 100-I, Rochester Hills, MI  48306.  Workshop fee:  $35.
  •  Great Smoky Mountains National Park Photo Safari - Thursday, April 23, 2015 through Monday, April 27, 2015.  Join Bob for this small-group, hands-on photography safari!  You will immerse yourself in the art of photography.  The Smoky Mountains offer extensive macro and vista photography opportunities.  Workshop fee:  $500.  Hotel, Meals, Transportation expenses are an additional cost.  Call us to learn more.
  • Lightroom Post-Processing – Image Output – Tuesday, May 5, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  Lightroom Post-Processing training workshop will help you understand the wide variety of ways you can share your images!  Lightroom is the way to help.  Workshop fee:  $35.
  • Lightroom Post-Processing – Workflow Process – Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 7-10 pm.  Lightroom Post-Processing training Workshop.  This helps you understand how to process your images in Lightroom from Capture to Output!  Workshop fee:  $35.
Spring in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Spring in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 6-Hour Basic DSLR Photography Workshop

Join Bob for this 6-hour in-depth training on your DSLR Camera.  Bob will help you understand all the settings and functions of your DSLR camera so that you can move beyond the automatic mode!  The workshop runs from 9 am to 4 pm each date it is offered.

This class was offered through a promotion on LivingSocial and AmazonLocal.  The 6-Hour Basic DSLR workshop is $69.   The dates the class will be offered this winter are:

Learn Photography from a Professional!

Bob shares his decades (ouch, was it really necessary to say decades) of photography experience with photo enthusiasts on a regular basis!  The photography classes include classroom technical training as well as hands-on field work!  Bob holds Photography Workshops several times a month at his studio at Rochester Road and Tienken (25 Mile Road) in Rochester Hills.  These workshops help camera enthusiasts learn new skills and improve their focus!  Each class has a different topic.  The best way to hear about all the upcoming workshops is to be on our newsletter distribution list.  Please send me your email address and I will add you!  [email protected].

If you join the Meet-Up group, you will hear about upcoming workshops, be able to register and post your images after the workshop.

Your input helps Bob plan his classes.  Follow this LINK to include your input on our photography classes survey!  Thank you!

Individual Photography Lessons

Want one-on-one help with Photography, Workflow Issues, Post-Processing, Adobe Lightroom 4.0 Training, Photoshop CS5 / CS6 Training in Rochester, Michigan?  Look no more!  Bob offers individual photography lessons.  Lessons are $50 per hour.  We find a 90-minute lesson to 2-hour lesson works well for most people.  A 90-minute photography lesson is $75.  Purchase four 90-minute lessons for $300 – and GET A FIFTH ONE FREE!  The photography lessons are focused 100% on your interests, your equipment, and your skill level.  Take your photography skills to the next level with photography lessons!  They also make a great gift!  Contact the studio to discuss your interests – [email protected] or (248) 608-8563.

Gift Certificates for Photography Classes & Lessons

Bob offers Gift Certificates for Photography Workshops and Private Lessons.  Trying to find a unique gift this holiday season?  Bob can personalize your gift certificate and have it ready for holiday giving!  Call us!  (248) 608-8563 or email [email protected]

 

Free Photo Walk – Join Us!

Join Bob and other photography enthusiasts at a variety of unique locations throughout Metro Detroit.  We do appreciate an RSVP to know you plan to join the group.  Please either sign-up through the Meet-Up Site or contact the studio (248) 608-8563 or [email protected].

Bob schedules these photography gatherings 1-2 a month.

Photography Safaris!

Immerse yourself in the art of photography at the upcoming Photo Safari at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!  Bob will be leading the class from April 23 through April 27th.  Workshop fee:  $500.  Meals, transportation, lodging are the student responsibility.  We have reservations at the Nestle Inn in Gaitlinburg for the group.  Join us and enjoy spring bursting into color in the Great Smoky Mountains.  Learn more HERE.

The 5-day adventure generally happens in one of the National Parks!  Join Bob in these jewels to learn how to memorialize these breathtaking locations.  Call the Studio for more details (248) 608-8563.  Contact us!  [email protected]

 

 

 

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