Workshops and Classes
Photography Class Field Trip, Graceland University
"Jim's class proved incredibly helpful, covering many specific techniques employed by professional photographers that weren't in any of the dozens of books I owned. Jim's class helped me to develop technically, and the results were instantly apparent." - Jeremy B
"Your classes made the business of photography understandable and exciting. In my case, the way you simplified the creation of images that impact the viewer, has made my efforts rewarding spiritually and financially." - Bob L
"It's clear how passionate you are about photography. You get the class excited too. You give great amounts of info, all useful. Thanks for everything!" - Wendy
"Great enthusiasm, attitude, knowledge, supportive. Great information." - Clare
"Jim is very organized and the most informative instructor I've had." - Pam D
"Wonderful class. Presentation informative with high energy and enthusiasm. Well worth the money and time." - David
"Outstanding class! Really enjoyed it." - Sarge
"One of the most enjoyable classes that I've taken. Excellent, in-depth enthusiastic teaching! Organization,
handouts, etc. much better than most classes. Demonstration - teaching slides were outstanding!" - Bob B
Outdoor Photography Workshop:
Jim has 18 years experience teaching photography. He is currently on the faculty for Ohio State University's prestigious Stone Laboratory and his faculty experience also includes Graceland University and the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Some of Jim's former students are now shooting professionally. He leads several photography field trips every year and has worked with hundreds of photographers at all skill levels on these field trips. He also does one-on-one photo instruction.
Jim is a freelance photographer with extensive experience in landscape, event, portrait, and commercial photography. His work has been published by Best Western Hotels, Camp Manitou, Community of Christ, Crowne Plaza Hotels, Graceland University, The Herald, Holiday Inn Hotels, Hunt's Guide to the Upper Peninsula, Kirtland Temple Historic Site, KOA Campgrounds, Magic 106.3, The MichMatist, National Wildlife Federation, Ohio Sea Grant, The Ohio State University, Presbyterian Church (PCUSA), Staybridge Suites, Stone Laboratory, Terrapin World Imports, UNCF (United Negro College Fund), Wiley Publishing, Inc., and the Yukon Review. His work can be found in books, magazines, newspapers, calendars, tourist brochures, bulletins, corporate reports, and the web sites for businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
Jim is the author of Digital Photography Exposure for Dummies. He has the ideal combination of practical photo experience and extensive teaching experience to provide an inspiring and informative learning experience.
To schedule a teaching event with Jim for your photo club, group, or school, go here.
February 12, 2011
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