Upcoming Events

Nature Photography Meetup

Nature Photography Meetup

Saturday 27 April
North Harvard Road - 2pm - 2 Hours
Andrew Lof
Embark on a photographic journey and master the art of transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. Elevate your skills in capturing nature's splendor with an interactive session focused on the nuances of camera settings. Dive into the world of composition, focus, and color to craft visually striking images that transcend the typical.

Explore the secrets behind breathtaking photography that adorns professional spaces, showcasing the simple elegance of nature—from vibrant fields of flowers and butterflies in repose to the singular beauty of dew upon petals. Learn to hone your unique perspective and compose shots that elevate a simple moment of nature into a magnificent work of art. Discover the interplay of angles, lighting, shadows, and camera configurations that bring your subjects to life with stunning clarity.

Whether for personal fulfillment or the enhancement of professional spaces, this hands-on experience will leave you with the tools to capture the essence of the natural world with confidence and creativity. Transform the beauty that surrounds us into a visual legacy.
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Beginner's Photography Class

Beginner's Photography Class

Saturday 11 May
Wall Street - 1pm - 3 Hours
Tomas Guzman
Take the perfect picture every time by understanding your camera better. Don't rely on automatic exposure, instead, grasp the power of manual settings at our upcoming event. We'll dissect your camera’s functionality, enlightening you on shutter speed, aperture, ISO, and their impacts on exposure. Once you've acquired this in-depth knowledge, it's time to test your skills under the watchful guidance of an expert photographer. Embrace this opportunity to excel at photography and make every shot count.
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Come along to our photo sessions to dust off your camera and get snap-happy with a professional photography instructor.

Brush up on your camera skills and learn new photography techniques whilst on a photo walk class with other local keen photographers!

We run two hour photography sessions based on a photography theme/technique/style and they take place in various locations in Spokane .

  • New to photography? We also run a popular 3 hour Beginners Guide to Photography Class once a month. And once in a while we will run special niche 3 hour classes, for example, Astrophotography - so do subscribe to our newsletter to know when the next on is!

  • Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to keen amateurs. The photography instructor is there to help you with camera settings and provide any advice you need.

  • What to bring? We recommend bringing a camera that has full manual mode or semi-manual modes (Aperture or Shutter Priority). Compact cameras and smartphones also welcome!

    The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

    Join the Spokane Photography Group on Facebook to share your photos after the session.

    Got a question? Try our FAQ.
    Andrew was so wonderful and patient lol. He had three of us older gals who barely had knowledge of our cameras. He being a Canon user we expected he couldn?t help us with settings on our Nikons- but he knew them! He was a wealth of information and the group being small, we really got a great start on using our cameras. We signed up for the Dec class when he said he should be teaching it!
    Our instructor was one of the most knowledgeable instructors I have ever had . He was fun, made things easy to understand, and kept our interest even on a cold rainy day in Spokane. I will definitely be taking more classes from your company! Thank you!
    Andrew Lof
    Andrew is a photographer for Gonzaga University and an avid outdoorsman. Because of this, his work and hobbies take him to a multitude of places that make for stunning photographs. From Zag basketball games in the Kennel to the Northern Lights over Alaska, he's been lucky enough to photograph some truly unique and amazing scenes.
    Tomas Guzman
    Tomás Guzmán is the owner of ShadowFire Media specializing in photography, video, and drone work. He has a Video Production degree from the Art Institute in Seattle and has been in the video and photo industry since 2006. Tomas has provided principal videography for numerous commercials, documentaries as well as acting as Director of Photography and co-hosting the Emmy-winning television show, WA Grown. To learn more, check out ShadowFireMedia.com today!

    Tomas Guzman is available for private bookings

    Private tutoring and small group tutoring events available on various subjects such as portraits, food, astrophotography, nature, and tabletop product photography. Available most Saturdays and Sundays from 1pm to 5pm as well as various times throughout the weekdays; please ask for availability.

    Spokane Photography Group
    Title or Location: Downtown Spokane
    I was asked to photograph a concert downtown. This gentleman was getting prayer and lots of love.
    Credit: Mary Kay McCollum
    Facebook: Mary Kay McCollum
    Instagram: Marykaymc3

    Spokane Photography Group
    Title or Location: Fern and Shadow Fall, Idaho
    During the pandemic goin out to take pictures was a great opportunity for photography. Nikon D7200, ISO 100, 42mm, F29.0, 4"
    Credit: Rodolfo Dubon
    Spokane Photography Group
    Title or Location: Yellowstone National Park
    Anniversary trip to Yellowstone National Park to flyfish, via horse.We crested the mountain after a couple of hours and were greeted by this beautiful view of the river that we were headed to. No cars, no other people. Just us, the horses, and the river.Taken with my Samsung Galaxy S22.
    Credit: Linda Caviness

    Spokane Photography Group
    Title or Location: Gates of the Mountains Wilderness, MT
    Me and a good buddy of mine went down to Gates of the Mountains for a scheduled boat tour on the Missouri River. I brought my Canon Rebel T6i with me and had a lot of fun shooting! I took this shot while on the boat ride and made some edits to make it pop a little bit! Overall, this is one of my favorite photos I've took! I really wish I could go back there! It's a hidden gem!!
    Credit: Narayan Seecharan
    Instagram: just_call_me_seech

    Spokane Photography Group
    Title or Location: Stevensville, MT
    We were driving around Montana for a weekend getaway in July 2023 when I saw this perfect reflection. I jumped out of the truck and snapped this with my Galaxy S22 Ultra. I absolutely love this photo.
    Credit: Alana Barclay
    Spokane Photography Group
    Title or Location: Spokane - Cheney memorial gardens
    Was visiting my grandmother's grave site, then I saw that view. And in way the beauty of the trees lining up on the hill made feel like she was there with me too.
    Credit: Benjamin Hartley

    Seattle Photography Group
    Title or Location: Cannon Beach Oregon
    While visiting Cannon Beach, Oregon for Spring Break this year, we were treated to beautiful blue skies, warm weather, stars AND airglow at night! I was absolutely giddy about seeing those stars! Now I hope you all know how extremely rare this combination is on the pacific coast in spring. It's normally overcast and raining and definitely no stars to be seen. Thank you universe for allowing your magic to flow this evening. I truly appreciate you and your powers ??
    Credit: Amanda Thornton DeWitt
    Facebook: Amanda Thornton-DeWitt Photography
    Instagram: @amandaswildlifepics

    Milton Keynes Photography Group
    Title or Location: Milton Keynes
    to create this I used a piece of Teal vinyl for the backdrop, I had the camera, with a 30 mm Marco lens on a tripod set to manual focus, with focus staking of 10 shots I only used 5 in the end). for lighting I had two static lights on mini stands so I could play about with their placement to get the effect I was looking for. The dandelion seed was held in place, by putting it into a piece of white tack, I then sprayed it using a little electronic face atomiser (bought from Amazon) and loa
    Credit: Diane Langford
    Nashville Photography Society
    Title or Location: Franklin Tennessee
    This photo captures a serene moment in my front yard, where I lay on a blanket beneath a amazing tree. The weather was ideal, prompting me to grab my micro lens and focus on this exquisite dandelion.
    Credit: Kimber Weathers
    Facebook: Kimber
    Instagram: kimberlan30wea

    Dallas Photography Group
    Title or Location: My house in Lewisville
    Decided to make a composite that resembles the photo that NASA took with their millions of dolllar photo equipment. 2 months ago I photographed the full moon and placed it on top of the most recent solar eclipse photo I took. The moon normally get its light from the sun so getting the perspective with moon visibility is impossible during an eclipse unless you have nasa gear. My photo was taken with a canon R5, RF400mm F2.8 and cropped in.
    Credit: (MyJdProductions) Justin Dickinson
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/share/pE91wQnHYf6JVB7A/?mibextid=eQY6cl
    Instagram: @myjdproductions
    Middlesbrough Photography Group
    Title or Location: Saltburn by the Sea
    This is Saltburn?s furnicular Cliff Lift before sunrise in the golden hour. Lovely light, a high tide and a heavy sea made a really nice composition.Canon R8 & EF16-35mm f/4L @ 29mm, f/6.3, 2 seconds & ISO400
    Credit: Edward Bilcliffe
    Instagram: @edwardbilcliffe

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