Instructors

Joaquin Palting

Joaquin Palting is a contemporary visual artist based in Los Angeles.

Lydia Panas

Lydia Panas is fine art photographer living and working in Pennsylvania and New York.

Nigel Parry

Nigel Parry is a New York-based photographer of celebrities, who started his career in London in 1987 and moved to New York in 1994.

Rollence Patugan

Rollence Patugan is a commercial and fine art photographer, and faculty in the Santa Monica College Photography Department.

Ibarionex Perello

Ibarionex Perello is a photographer, writer, educator, and host and producer of The Candid Frame photography podcast.

Sylvia Plachy

Sylvia Plachy is a Guggenheim Fellow and has received numerous awards. Her work is in many private collections.

Michael Pliskin

Michael Pliskin is a photojournalist whose work has been published in newspapers, books, magazines, and more.

Gus Powell

Gus Powell is a street photographer living in New York City.

Richard Renaldi

Richard Renaldi is an American portrait photographer. His four main books each contain portraits of people Renaldi met in public, and some landscapes, made over numerous years with an 8×10 large format view camera.

Lorne Resnick

Lorne Resnick's passion for travel and photography keeps him moving around the globe exploring different cultures and countries.

Joseph Rheaume

Joseph A. Rheaume is a fine art photographer and educator who explores 19th and 20th Century photographic processes.

Matthew Rolston

Matthew Rolston was ‘discovered’ by Andy Warhol, who immediately commissioned portraits for his New York-based proto-celebrity publication Interview magazine. Thus began an extensive career; over the last 30 years, Rolston’s photographs have been published in numerous magazines, including Interview, Vogue, W, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, and over 100 covers of Rolling Stone.

John D. Russell

John D. Russell is a professional photographer and educator based in Manhattan Beach, CA.

Josephine Sacabo

Josephine Sacabo is a photographer and educator living and working mostly in New Orleans.

Ry Sangalang

Ry Sangalang is a fine art photographer based in Los Angeles

Joel Sartore

Joel Sartore brings a sense of humor and a mid-western work ethic to all of his National Geographic magazine assignments.

Kevin Scanlon

Kevin Scanlon is an award-winning freelance portrait photographer, whose focus is portraiture for editorial and advertising.

F. Scott Schafer

F. Scott Schafer is an American Photographer based in Los Angeles.

Stephen Schafer

Stephen Schafer is an award-winning Southern California commercial photographer.

Kristine Schomaker

Kristine Schomakeris a multidisciplinary artist, art historian, publisher and mentor living and working at the Brewery artist complex in Los Angeles, California.

Barry Schwartz

Barry Schwartz is a documentary, portrait, and architectural photographer.

Brooke Shaden

Along with fine art photography, Brooke is also a writer.

Johanna Siegmann

Johanna Siegmann is a multi-creative person, with an eclectic background in theater, painting, jewelry design and published author.

Amanda Smith & Kevin Tully

Amanda Smith & Kevin Tully are the Directors of A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas. Amanda started the gallery in 2010. Kevin came on board two years later. A Smith Gallery is a Fine Art Gallery with a portion of the gallery emphasizing alternative processes. The gallery is a champion of the creative potential of the photographic process through exhibitions and workshops.

Aline Smithson

Formerly a New York Fashion Editor working with the greats of fashion photography, Aline Smithson discovered the family Rolleiflex.

Eddie Soloway

Eddie Soloway’s photographs are the expression of his passion for the natural world.

Andrew Southam

Andrew Southam is an Australian fashion and portrait photographer and director.

Ian Spanier

Ian Spanier is an award-winning commercial and editorial portrait, travel, outdoor/adventure and fitness photographer based in Los Angeles.

Michael e. Stern

Michael e. Stern specializes in both construction time-lapse photography and portraiture.

Douglas Stockdale

Douglas Stockdale is the Editor/Founder of The PhotoBook, providing commentaries on contemporary photographic books.