Friday Programs


AT&T Stadium Photo Shoot

Please Note:  Registration for this Excursion has now closed.

The Art of Street Portraits

When it comes to impactful portraits, oftentimes it’s difficult to get the subjects that you most desire into the studio.

Welcome to the Jungle of Wildlife Photography

If you love photographing wildlife, either in their natural environment, game parks or in a zoo, this workshop is for you.

Airborne Over Texas

Justin Moore will take you on an exciting tour of how low altitude aerial photography is changing the photography industry.

Extractions and Composites

Bring your laptop with Photoshop to learn to create stunning composites.

Great Photos in a Flash

Join Alison Carlino as she helps you master your flash!

Photographing Flowers

Bring your camera and photograph stunning floral images with Teri Whittaker.

Inspiration Track

Pro Track

Photoshop Tips and Tricks
Presented by Ross Benton

Friday, October 11, 2019
2:00 PM – 5 PM

Ready to change the way your images look? Let’s create your very own WoW Factor and unleash the power of light and design into your images. Add depth to your landscapes, drama to your portraits and intrigue to all your images. You will be challenged to explore simple yet creative techniques to increase the appeal of your photography.

Attendees will learn:

  • Discover the “RAW Power” already built into your images
  • “Dodge and Burn” like a pro
  • Tone images far beyond BW & Sepia
  • Hollywood style “Film Grain” effects
  • Texture… Texture… Texture…
  • Content Aware… Did you know it does that?
  • Woolite Brush… it will change your life!!!
  • And tons of little tips and tricks

Meet the Speaker:
Ross Benton opened a small storefront studio in central San Antonio in 2008. Ross’ recipe for business is as unique as his photography. Known for his weddings, his market rapidly expanded into the family and senior markets. His laid back approachable style creates a relaxed environment for his clients which you’ll also find flowing over into the classroom.practice and create imagery.”

Getting Started with Light Modifiers
Hosted by Guy T. Phillips

Friday, October 11, 2019
2:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Gain confidence with hands-on, while you learn the advantages of each. We’ll review Natural Light, Speedlight, Constant Light and Studio Flash modifiers, and learn the when and why to choose the right method.

This class provides a complete hands-on experience as you learn to work with:
Diffuser / Reflectors
Shoot – Through, White Reflective, Silver Reflective Umbrellas
Strip Softboxes
Square Softboxes
Octobox and Parabolic
Light Stands, Big and Small

After this class, you’ll make better buying decisions, and understand common setups to make your client look their best! Be prepared to learn while you have fun!

Meet The Speaker:
Guy T Phillips is known throughout the U.S. for his “entertaining” style of corporate-level training that will help you stay engaged throughout the session. Be prepared to have fun and laugh while you learn the things you didn’t pick up from a manual or an online video! Guy T is a native Texan (San Antonio born and Hill Country-raised), and a long-time resident of Highland Village.