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Product Photography Made Easy!

ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

One on One training means you:private tutoring

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • may bring your own subjects!
  • may bring your gear if you want to be trained on it!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, lenses, flash, lighting, and other gear. Also tell us the type of products you will be bringing. Prior students have recovered the cost of this workshop in just one or two projects!

    No matter your skill level, you will learn how to:

  • illuminate subjects using inexpensive lights, 
  • position subjects in various ways,
  • easily take 360 degree imagery,
  • use reflectors and diffusers,
  • use accessories like tripods and wired remotes,
  • use a light tent,
  • use platforms,
  • use backdrops,
  • properly set your aperture, shutter and ISO,
  • properly set other camera functions to optimize your photos.
  • Bring your products to photograph, if you have any, as well as your camera, spare batteries and empty memory cards. No need for an external flash or tripod as we provide that gear. (However, you may bring all your gear if you want to use it during the training.) 

    After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Real Estate

    The PERC Certified Real Estate Photographer program is perfect for REALTORS®, real estate agents, brokers, builders, or photographers who want to maximize the quality of their photographs and videos to make more money. 

    Web Appeal™ is far more important than curb appeal ever was, so put your best foot forward online. Entice more people to see your listing in person and close that sale sooner, for more money in any market, hot or slow! PERC will teach you how to get there faster, with more confidence, than any other training program. When prospects see your Certification Seal online they will know that they have come to the right place for trusted, quality work.

    The PERC Certified Real Estate Photographer program comes in two versions: Online and On Location.  The online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our on location service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by a Certified Master Photographer, RE agents and RE photographers,
    • 5 Star Google reviews by actual students and clients,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Exclusive Training & Reference Materials,
    • HarbourgateDr.4413-MasterBathroom1Flexible training schedule,
    • Includes 8 hours of training
      • Manual mode shooting,
      • HDR (High Dynamic Range photography)
      • Flash,
      • HDR editing,
      • Review of business / reference materials),
    • Take up to four months to complete the program,
    • Help is just an email or phone call away!,
    • Receive immediate feedback,
    • Receive Certification Seal and Certificate of Completion for your office and website, 

    Depending on your gear and interests, the PERC RE Certification Program covers how to:

    • properly compose interior and exterior shots,
    • shoot 1 point, 2 point and 3 point perspectives,
    • shoot High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography,
    • deal with mixed lighting,
    • match ambient lighting with artificial lighting,
    • use wireless flash systems (optional, based on student gear),
    • use umbrellas (optional, based on student gear),
    • Screened Porch_413use light stands (optional, based on student gear),
    • select proper camera settings,
    • use a tripod.

    Students need a camera with Manual and Aperture Priority modes, an external flash and a tripod. A light stand and wireless transceivers are recommended. 

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer, upload photos to Dropbox or Google Drive and send a link, and how to use their camera in Manual and Aperture Priority modes. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the certification program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have rKitchen_Fam Rm_DR_399ead, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to certification programs.

    Price: $1499.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: 9988

    Certified Pro Photographer

    The PERC Photography School Professional Photographer Certification Program focuses on exactly what a digital photographer needs to know - without the fluff or filler offered by others. With this sharper focus we have been able to drive down the cost of professional certification while still maintaining our award winning quality.

    The PERC Professional Photographer Certification program comes in two versions: Online and On Location.  The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our On Location service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created and taught by a Certified Master Photographer,
    • The ONLY photography program that teaches "The Art, Science & Business of Digital Photography,"
    • 5 Star Google reviews by actual students and clients,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Exclusive Training and Reference Materials,
    • private tutoringComprehensive, real-life tested!,
    • Flexible training schedule based on YOUR schedule,
    • Start when you are ready,
    • Includes FOURTEEN hours of training, feedback, critiques and reviews, 
    • You have SIX months to complete the course,
    • All sessions are held on location for maximum realism,
    • Your instructor is just an email or phone call away!,
    • Unlike YouTube and other websites, you receive IMMEDIATE feedback and answers to your questions,
    • Receive Certification Seal and Certificate of Completion for your office and websites, 

    Our Core Program covers:

    • Camera menus, buttons and settings, (tailored to YOUR camera)
    • Aperture Priority,
    • Shutter Priority,
    • Manual Mode,
    • On Camera Flash,
    • ISO,
    • Interaction between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
    • Depth of Field,
    • Exposure Compensation,
    • Using a tripod properly,
    • Landscapes,
    • Portraits,
    • Street Photography,
    • Candids,
    • Journalistic / Documentary Photography,
    • The Exclusive PERC Lowlight Action Shooting Methodology,
    • The PERC 3 Click System Exposure Balancing System,
    • What to TURN ON in Your Camera,
    • What to TURN OFF in Your Camera,
    • How and When to use IS / OIS / VR,
    • Memory Cards,
    • Computer Workflow,
    • Using Ambient Light,
    • Using Filters,
    • Using TTL and Manual Flash,
    • Flash Exposure Compensation,
    • White Balance,
    • Color Temperature,
    • How to Protect & Clean Lenses and
    • Learn "The Art, Science & Business of Digital Photography,"
    • More

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer; upload photos to Dropbox or Google Drive, etc. and send a link. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the certification program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to certification programs.

    Price: $1999.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Dental

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    ASK ABOUT OUR "NO INTEREST" PAYMENT PLAN

    UPDATED for 2020!

    The PERC Certified Dental Photographer program is perfect for dentists, hygienists, and dental students who need to record patient progress from start to finish during their treatment programs, whether it is for braces, bridges, crowns, dentures, surgery, cavities, or whatever. If you want the more affordable, basic level training see our Dental Accreditation Program

    The images are useful for training, insurance, malpractice, expert testimony, and documentation purposes. You may also use them for promotional purposes in your office, on websites, in social media ads, in print ads, brochures, and flyers. etc.

    The PERC Dental Photographer Certification program comes in two versions: Online and Classroom. The online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our classroom service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows: PPS-002-mouth3

  • Created by a Certified Master Photographer and experienced dentists,
  • 5 Star Google reviews,
  • Learn at your own pace,
  • Provides far more knowledge than typical Dental School programs, 
  • Exclusive Training Materials,
  • Comprehensive, real-life tested!,
  • Flexible training schedule, 
  • Take up to three months to complete the program,
  • Includes 6 hours of training, interactive feedback, and email responses,
  • Your instructor is always just an email or phone call away!,
  • Receive interactive or on-site feedback about your images,PPS-004-photo2
  • Streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
  • Includes Certification Exam (a $199 value),
  • Includes Website Certification Seal and Certificate of Completion for your office, 
  • Includes all e-Books, Lesson Plans, Workbook & Training materials.
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    We will recommend various types of photography gear, tailored to your budget or other needs. At all times we provide affordable services and recommendations.

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    The PERC Dental Photography Certification Program covers:

  • Camera Settings,
  • Lenses,
  • Editing,
  • Depth of Field (DoF),
  • Close-up and Macro,
  • Mirrors,
  • Flash,
  • White Balance,
  • Studio Lighting,
  • Head shots,
  • Composition,
  • Workflow,
  • and more.
  • Students need a camera with Manual mode, a built-in flash and a wide angle lens.

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer, upload photos to Dropbox, Hightail, or Google Drive and send a link, and how to use their camera in Manual mode. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the certification program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to certification programs.

    Price: $799.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: 9999

    Certified Photoshop Training

    ALL NEW FOR 2023! MORE AFFORDABLE! LEARN FASTER! EARN FASTER!

    The PERC Photoshop Certification Program is an affordable course that offers all the essential training to start a photo editing career, for yourself or for hire to others. 

    The PERC Photoshop Certification Program comes in two versions: Online and Classroom. The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our Classroom service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by a Certified Master Photographer who has used Photoshop to edit hundreds of thousands of photos,
    • 5 Star Google reviews,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Concentrates on essential editing techniques and tools,
    • Comprehensive, real-life tested!,
    • Flexible training schedule,
    • Includes SIX hours of training with immediate feedback,
    • Help is just an email or phone call away!,
    • Remote streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
    • Receive Certification Seal and Certificate of Completion for your office and website.

    IMG_0143 46 copyThe program covers:

    • Interface review,
    • Menu review,
    • Option Bar review,
    • History settings,
    •  Major Photo Editing Tools, Techniques & Settings,
    • Non-destructive Editing Techniques,
    • Noise Reduction,
    • Which Tools to Avoid,
    • Sharpening,
    • Hue, Saturation & Luminance,
    • The Best Editing Workflow,
    • IMG_8568Curves,
    • Levels,
    • Selections, Layers, & Masks,
    • Smart Objects,
    • Type and Basic Design,
    • Compositing
    • Using Speed Keys.

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer; upload photos to Dropbox or Google Drive and send a link. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the certification program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to certification programs.

     

    Price: $750.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Certified Lightroom Training

    ALL NEW FOR 2023! MORE AFFORDABLE! LEARN FASTER! EARN FASTER!

    The PERC Lightroom Certification Program focuses on the essentials in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. 

    The PERC Lightroom Certification Program comes in two versions: Online and Classroom. The online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our Classroom service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by a Certified Master Photographer,
    • 5 Star Google reviews,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Learn professional editing techniques,
    • Exclusive Training Materials,
    • Comprehensive, real-life tested!,
    • Flexible training schedule,
    • Includes SIX hours of training,
    • Help is just an email or phone call away!,
    • All students receive immediate feedback about their images,
    • Remote sessionSStreaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
    • Receive Certification Seal and Certificate of Completion for your office and website,
    • This program covers:
    • Library Module,
    • Develop Module,
    • Interface,
    • Tools,
    • Menus,
    • Destructive vs. Non-destructive Editing,
    • Presets,
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    • Noise Reduction,
    • Sharpening,
    • Hue, Saturation & Luminance,
    • The Best Editing Workflow,
    • Curves,
    • Adjustment Brush,
    • Cropping,
    • Spot Removal,
    • Importing & Exporting,
    • Rating & Ranking images,

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer; upload photos to Dropbox or Google Drive and send a link. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the certification program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to certification programs.

    Price: $750.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Certified Video / Cinema Camera Operator

    ALL NEW FOR 2023!  MORE AFFORDABLE!  LEARN FASTER!  EARN FASTER! 

    The PERC Video / Cinema Certification Program covers many techniques to get you shooting like a pro, whether you use a DSLR, mirrorless camera, or camcorder. In the end you will be able to make film weddings, parties, and business events, as 1st or 2nd camera for yourself or others.

    The PERC Video / Cinema Certification Program comes in two versions: Online and On Location. The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our On Location service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by professional videographers & cinematographers,
    • 5 Star Google reviews,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Comprehensive, real-life tested!,
    • Flexible training schedule,
    • Includes SIX hours of training,
    • Help is just an email or phone call away!,
    • Students receive immediate feedback about their images,
    • Remote streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
    • Receive Certification Seal and Certificate of Completion for your office and website,

    The Program covers:

    • Aperture,
    • Shutter (Iris),
    • ND Filters,
    • Depth of Field,
    • Zoom (Digital & Optical),
    • Frame Rates,
    • Zolly shots (handheld),
    • OTS shots,
    • Pedestal shots,
    • Reveal shots,
    • Composition: extra wide to very tight,
    • and more.

    Students will need a DSLR, mirrorless or Point & Shoot camera with Manual mode and the ability to capture video footage, or a camcorder, and a tripod. An external microphone is recommended, but not a requirement.

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download footage to a computer; upload footage to Dropbox or Google Drive and send a link. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the certification program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to certification programs.

     

    Price: $750.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    FLASH, OFF CAMERA 1 ON 1

    Wireless, Off Camera Flash Photography Made Easy!

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

     This workshop is for use of wireless, remote flashes.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    No matter your skill level, based on flash and flash control system capabilities, you will learn how to:

  • use wireless transceivers and control units,
  • remotely set and use various flash groups,
  • use flash exposure compensation remotely,
  • remotely directly control the power of your flash,
  • set custom functions for your flash,
  • use your flash in manual mode for ultimate control,
  • use various types of diffusers, including umbrellas,
  • drag the shutter,
  • overcome X Synch Speed limitations,
  • select proper camera modes for flash photography,
  • master fill flash using remote flashes,
  • match remote flashes to ambient light for unbelievable outdoor portraits,
  • use the Inverse Square Rule,
  • and more!
  • Bring your camera, spare batteries (camera and flash) and empty memory cards. 

    After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    REAL ESTATE 1 ON 1

    Real Estate Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR ON LOCATION BASED!

    This workshop teaches basic Real Estate photography techniques.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    No matter your skill level, you will learn how to:

  • properly compose interior and exterior shots,
  • avoid distortion when using wide angle lenses,
  • shoot High Dynamic Range (HDR) photos,
  • take great interior photos without using a flash,
  • avoid convergence issues without a Tilt-Shift lens,
  • use a tripod,
  • use a wired or wireless remote trigger,
  • work with real estate agents,
  • work with homeowners and landlords.
  • work with renters,
  • and more!
  • Also, you will receive study and reference materials for use before and after your workshop. These materials are valued at $300.00.

    After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    WEDDINGS, ADVANCED 1 on 1

    Wedding Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    This workshop, taught by a Certified Master Photographer who has shot hundreds of weddings,  teaches ADVANCED TECHNIQUES for successful wedding and event photography.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn about:

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  • Ceremony Techniques & Gear,
  • Post-Ceremony Techniques & Gear,
  • Getting the Wow! Shots,
  • Posing the Wedding Party,
  • How to Best Use a Second Photographer,
  • How to Best Use an Assistant,
  • Online versus In-Office Sales,
  • Setting Your Packages & Prices,
  • Boudoir Sessions,
  • Advanced Gear Kit Contents (camera bodies, lenses, flash units, bag, etc.)
  • and more!
  • Bring your camera, lenses, tripod, spare batteries (camera and flash) and empty memory cards. 

    After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $200.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    WEDDINGS, BASIC 1 ON 1

    Wedding Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    This workshop, taught by a Certified Master Photographer who has shot hundreds of weddings,  teaches the basics for successful wedding and event photography.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    No matter your skill level, based on flash and flash control system capabilities, you will learn how to:

    You will learn about:

  • Bridal Elegance Sessions,
  • Engagement Sessions,
  • Pre-ceremony Shooting Techniques & Gear Settings,3_20_20_photography
  • Real Life Tips for Working with Venues,
  • Real Life Tips for Working with Caterers,
  • Real Life Tips for Working with Videographers,
  • Real Life Tips for Working with DJs,
  • Real Life Tips for Working with Event Planners,
  • Real Life Tips for Working with Brides, Grooms & Parents,
  • Making Controlled Candids Happen,
  • Posing the Wedding Party,
  • Basic Gear Kit Contents (camera bodies, lenses, flash units, bag, etc.)
  • Sourcing Album & Print Providers,
  • Contracts, and
  • and more!
  • Bring your camera, lenses, tripod, spare batteries (camera and flash) and empty memory cards. 

    After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    LANDSCAPES & NATURE 1 ON 1

    Landscape & Nature Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR ON LOCATION!

    No matter your skill level or gear, this workshop teaches how to take awesome landscape and nature photos.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • choose proper shooting modes,
  • understand light,
  • minimize camera shake for long exposure photos,Field Workshops from PERC Photography School
  • meter light for properly exposed landscapes,
  • use a Circular Polarizer,
  • set your camera's picture style for landscapes,
  • use Neutral Density filters,
  • what Hyperfocal distance is and how to calculate it,
  • use a Cokin style filter system,
  • use GRADUATED neutral density filters,
  • set aperture, shutter and ISO functions,
  • make the most of a tripod,
  • shoot great panoramas without a panorama head tripod,
  • use wide angle lenses without distortion,
  • set scale in your photos,
  • achieve proper composition,
  • and more!
  • Bring your camera, lenses, tripod, spare batteries (camera and flash) and empty memory cards. 

    After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    DEPTH OF FIELD 1 ON 1

    Depth of Field Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level or gear, this workshop teaches how to master Depth of Field to achieve awesome Bokeh/stunning soft focus. Depth of Field is one of the major storytelling tools available to photographers. Whether you are shooting documentary style or creative, artistic photography, you have to decide what to include, or exclude in your image as it relates to foreground - subject - background.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn:

  • the three ways to change Depth of Field,
  • to understand light,
  • the differences when shooting with a crop versus full frame camera, meerkat
  • what Circles of Confusion are,
  • things to watch out for when shooting in Aperture priority mode,
  • what Hyperfocal distance is and how to calculate it,
  • and more!
  • Bring your camera, lenses, tripod, spare batteries (camera and flash) and empty memory cards. 

    After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    SPORTS & ACTION 1 ON 1

    Sports & Action Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR ON LOCATION!

    No matter your skill level or gear, this workshop teaches how to master Sports & Action photography. Freezing motion is one of the major storytelling tools available to photographers. Whether you are shooting documentary style or creative, artistic photography, you have to decide what level of motion blur, if any, is acceptable to properly tell your story.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn:

  • what modes to shoot in,
  • what file sizes and quality to shoot in,
  • to understand light,
  • what the the Fastest Slow Shutter speed is and how to use it,
  • things to watch out for when shooting in Shutter priority mode,
  • what Compression is and how to use it properly,
  •  to easily anticipate and capture peak action,
  • manage shutter lag,
  • to keep your shot count down.
  • to extend your focal length on a budget,
  • sideline and co-photographer etiquette,
  • which camera functions to TURN OFF to ensure more high quality photos,
  • which camera functions to TURN ON to ensure more high quality photos,
  • to position yourself properly for maximum impact images,
  • shutter settings to capture the action properly,
  • useful accessories,
  • and more!
  • Bring your camera, lenses, tripod, spare batteries (camera and flash) and empty memory cards. 

    After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    Event Admission ticket price NOT included if workshop is held at a sporting or performing arts event.
    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    REPLACING SKIES & BACKGROUNDS 1 ON 1

    Replacing Skies and Backgrounds Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches how to effectively and efficiently replace skies and backgrounds in your photos. Using a combination of techniques in Photoshop and Landscape Pro, you will create realistic images that have that WOW! Factor.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. 

    In Photoshop you will learn how to:

  • select areas with the Marquee, Lasso, and Wand tools,
  • utilize the Options Bar,
  • refine selections in various ways,
  • select areas WITHOUT using selection tools,
  • transform selections in size, shape, orientation and perspective,
  • combine multiple selections tools to make the best selection possible,
  • create new layers from selections,
  • apply masks for background extraction,
  • use Blending Modes for easy, incredible effects,
  • use Smart Objects,
  • invert masks,
  • and more!
  • In Landscape Pro you will learn how to:

  • prepare images for a new sky,
  • replace skies,
  • fine tune replacement skies for a more realistic appearance,
  • add and modify clouds,
  • change apparent time of day when the photo was taken,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    Event Admission ticket price NOT included if workshop is held at a sporting or performing arts event.
    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    BLACK & WHITE 1 on 1

    Better Black and White Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level or gear, this workshop teaches you how to turn your photographs into Black and White masterpieces. The solution is NOT your camera's monochrome or Black & White setting. While Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom (Adobe Camera Raw) are used in this workshop, all of the techniques may be used in any suitable equipped photo editing program for PC or Mac - even free ones such as Faststone Image Viewer, GIMP, Dark Table and more. 

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • set ISO, aperture, and shutter functions in camera,
  • utilize the best White Balance setting,
  • adjust luminosity settings,
  • apply curves for ideal contrast levels,
  • extend dynamic range for more impact,
  • adjust levels,
  • adjust blacks and shadows,
  • adjust whites and highlights,
  • deal with overexposure,
  • deal with underexposure,
  • add contrast and clarity,
  • adjust saturation,
  • select areas of an image for localized adjustments,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    DOCUMENTARY 1 ON 1

    Documentary Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you tricks if the trade for stellar documentary photography. From a quick review of your camera's capabilities to using shutter, aperture and ISO in manual mode, you will learn how to properly document locations, events, people and more. 

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • understand light,
  • understand exposure,
  • use internal or external flash as needed,
  • set Picture Styles / Controls properly,
  • set ISO, aperture, and shutter functions in camera,
  • balance between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
  • use Aperture Priority,
  • use Depth of Field to recreate scenes as viewed,
  • freeze action in a scene,
  • compose in camera,
  • use Shutter Priority,
  • become a great storyteller using your camera,
  • utilize the best White Balance setting,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL 1 ON 1

    Intermediate Digital Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you creative photography and how to use your camera. After a brief review of fundamentals, you will begin shooting more creatively. Best suited for a camera with Aperture and Shutter Priority capabilities. Camera can be a DSLR, mirrorless or advanced Point & Shoot.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • shoot in manual mode,
  • understand light,
  • set ISO, aperture, and shutter functions in camera,
  • balance between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
  • use the 3 factors that affect Depth of Field,
  • use the "fastest slow"shutter speed,
  • freeze action in a scene,
  • use ISO properly,
  • how to interpret histograms for better exposure and tonal range,
  • how to read your camera’s “dashboard”,
  • clean the sensor – even “self-cleaning” sensors get dirty,
  • set custom white balances,
  • use exposure bracketing,
  • use gray and white cards and targets, 
  • shoot “shake-free” without a tripod,
  • use the various metering modes,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    ADVANCED DIGITAL 1 ON 1

    Advanced Digital Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you advanced photography techniques. After a brief review of fundamentals, you will begin shooting like an accomplished photographer. Best suited for a camera with Manual Mode capabilities. Camera can be a DSLR, or mirrorless.

    You will no longer be bound by your camera’s metering limitations as your finished images will be a truer representation of the scene and your vision, not just a result of some internal camera settings. This course truly blends the art and science of digital photography into one homogeneous whole. Your images will take on a whole new look, with fuller contrast ranges and more vibrant colors and tones.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • pre-visualize your completed, edited photos like Ansel Adams,
  • understand and modify light,
  • understand the way ALL digital cameras handle light,
  • use aperture and shutter to become a master storyteller,
  • use Exposure Values for camera settings,
  • use an updated version of Ansel's Zone System,
  • master dynamic range,
  • increase dynamic range,
  • interpret histograms for better exposure and tonal range,
  • set custom white balances,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE (HDR) 1 ON 1

    High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you camera and editing techniques to create just the right HDR look to suit your taste.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • use Manual mode camera settings to create HDR images,
  • use Aperture Priority camera settings to create HDR images,
  • set number of images per sequence,
  • set exposure range between sequence images,
  • interpret histograms for better exposure and tonal range,
  • extend the dynamic range in camera,
  • create HDR images using Photoshop, or
  • create HDR images using PhotomatixPro,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    NC STATE FAIR 1 ON 1

    NC State Fair Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR ON LOCATION!

    No matter your skill level or gear, this workshop teaches you how to create amazing photos of the state fair from candid captures of the people and the colorful booths, to artistic renditions of the rides and fireworks! Available only during evenings with the NC State Fair is ongoing.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • use Manual mode camera settings to create abstract art images,
  • use Shutter Priority or Manual mode to freeze action,
  • use Manual mode to "drag" the shutter for artistic effects,
  • use a tripod properly,
  • paint with light,
  • capture multiple fireworks bursts
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    Admission to the fair is NOT included.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    NIGHT & LOW LIGHT 1 ON 1

    Night & Low Light Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR ON LOCATION!

    No matter your skill level or gear, this workshop teaches you how to create awesome outdoor photos when there is very little available light. Besides your camera and a wide angle lens, a tripod is needed for this workshop. You may rent one from us for the evening.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • meter your exposure when the light is failing,
  • read the histogram in unfavorable lighting conditions,
  • use long exposure times beyond 30 seconds,
  • use a tripod properly,
  • capture saturated images during the Blue Hour,
  • use a GoBo to create in-camera special effects,
  • use wired or wireless trigger remotes,
  • take multiple exposures in the same digital image,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    PAINTING WITH LIGHT 1 ON 1

    Painting with Light Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level or gear, this workshop teaches you how to craft amazing outdoor photos utilizing several different light sources, from external camera flash to flashlights and high-power portable spotlights. Besides your camera and a wide angle lens, a tripod is needed for this workshop. You may rent one from us for the evening.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • light your subject creatively,
  • properly expose the subject,
  • create outlines, names and other patterns,
  • read the histogram,
  • use long exposure times beyond 30 seconds,
  • use a tripod properly,
  • use a GoBo to create in-camera special effects,
  • use wired or wireless trigger remotes,
  • take multiple exposures in the same digital image,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    PHOTOJOURNALISM 1 ON 1

    Photojournalism Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR ON LOCATION!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you the tricks of the trade to capture realistic documentary photos. From a quick review of your camera's capabilities, to using shutter, aperture and ISO in manual mode, you will learn how to properly document locations, events, people and more. 

    One on One training means you:Field Workshops from PERC Photography School

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • understand light,
  • understand exposure,Lake Mattamuskeet
  • use internal or external flash as needed,
  • set Picture Styles / Controls properly,
  • set ISO, aperture, and shutter functions in camera,
  • balance between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
  • use Depth of Field to recreate scenes as viewed,
  • use Aperture priority properly,
  • freeze action in a scene,
  • compose in camera,
  • use Shutter Priority properly,
  • become a great storyteller using your camera,
  • utilize the best White Balance setting,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    STILL LIFE 1 ON 1

    Still Life Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level or gear, this workshop teaches you how to create images that mimic the still life paintings created by the masters. From a quick review of manual mode shooting, you will learn how to properly light and compose still life imagery. 

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • establish a creative vision of your final design,
  • understand and sculpt light,
  • understand exposure,
  • understand and use ratio lighting,
  • use flash or other light sources as needed,
  • use natural light,
  • use light modifiers as needed,
  • set Picture Styles / Controls properly,
  • set ISO, aperture, and shutter functions in camera,
  • balance between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
  • use Depth of Field to creative artistic renderings,
  • compose in camera,
  • become a great visual artists using your camera,
  • utilize the best White Balance setting,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    ANSEL ADAMS 1 ON 1

    Ansel Adams Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR ON LOCATION!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you the techniques behind the fabulous portfolio created by Ansel Adams. After a brief review of fundamentals, you will begin shooting like a famous photographer. Best suited for a camera with Manual Mode capabilities. Camera can be a DSLR, or mirrorless.

    You will no longer be bound by your camera’s metering limitations as your finished images will be a truer representation of the scene and your vision, not just a result of some internal camera settings. This course truly blends the art and science of digital photography into one homogeneous whole. Your images will take on a whole new look, with fuller contrast ranges and more vibrant colors and tones.

    One on One training means you:spiral staircase

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • pre-visualize your completed, edited photos like Ansel Adams,
  • understand and modify light,
  • understand the way ALL digital cameras handle light,
  • use aperture and shutter to become a master storyteller,
  • use Exposure Values for camera settings,
  • use an updated version of Ansel's Zone System,
  • master dynamic range,
  • increase dynamic range,
  • interpret histograms for better exposure and tonal range,
  • set custom white balances,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    STREET 1 ON 1

    Street Photography Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR ON LOCATION!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you how to capture amazingly candid street scenes. After a quick review of your camera's capabilities, you will learn how to easily capture people unawares for that natural look. 

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • understand light,
  • understand exposure,
  • use wide angle lenses discretely,
  • use telephoto lenses discretely,
  • set Picture Styles / Controls properly,
  • set ISO, aperture, and shutter functions in camera,
  • balance between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
  • use a wireless shutter release,
  • use Depth of Field to recreate scenes as viewed,
  • use Aperture priority properly,
  • freeze action in a scene,
  • compose in camera,
  • use Shutter Priority properly,
  • become a great storyteller using your camera,
  • utilize the best White Balance setting,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    LIGHTROOM BASICS 1 ON 1

    Lightroom Basics Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you Lightroom basics.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. 

    You will learn how to:

  • navigate the interface,        
  • use performance settings to make Lightroom work better,
  • import files properly,
  • add keywords automatically,
  • export files with various settings,
  • automatically upload files to online printing services,
  • access all the modules,
  • catalog files,
  • automatically backup files,
  • create a workflow that suits you best,
  • use the editing tools,
  • rank or rate images,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    PHOTOSHOP INTERMEDIATE 1 ON 1

    Photoshop Intermediate Editing Made Easy!

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you specific Photoshop editing techniques, with a focus on layers, selections and masks.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. 

    You will learn:

  • powerful step-by-step techniques that will make your images POP!,
  • to use the selection tools and their options,
  • to create and manipulate layers,
  • about Smart Objects,
  • to create custom workspaces to speed your editing,
  • to make and use layer masks,
  • about context sensitive menus,
  • cosmetic retouching,
  • performance settings to make Photoshop "fly",
  • how to combine selection tools for ease and accuracy,
  • which tools to NOT use,
  • non-destructive editing techniques, 
  • a professional editing workflow (which order to use the adjustments),
  • how to make memorable Black & White images,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    PHOTOSHOP ADVANCED 1 ON 1

    Photoshop Advanced Editing Made Easy!

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    This workshop teaches you advanced Photoshop editing techniques, featuring advanced editing techniques, compositing and design.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. 

    You will learn:

  • advanced Dodge and Burn techniques,
  • Clipping masks,
  • Type tools,
  • about PSB files,
  • how to semi-automate editing,
  • to use Adobe Camera Raw,
  • about actions,
  • how to design marketing materials,
  • to replace items in a photo,
  • gradients and the gradient engine,
  • Brush engine,
  • Blend modes,
  • FX adjustments,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $195.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    LIGHTROOM INTERMEDIATE 1 ON 1

    Lightroom Intermediate Editing Made Easy!

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you useful Lightroom techniques.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. 

    You will learn how to:         

  • use the Develop module more fully,
  • sharpen images,
  • remove ISO noise,
  • add vignettes,
  • crop images,
  • use both types of Curve tools,
  • select between the 7 different contrast adjustment tools, 
  • create Black & White and Sepia images,
  • use the Paint Can,
  • adjust Hue, Saturation & Luminance with the TAT,
  • edit by image attribute,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    LIGHTROOM ADVANCED 1 ON 1

    Lightroom Advanced Editing Made Easy!

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

     This workshop teaches you advanced Lightroom techniques. 

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. 

    You will learn how to:         

  • use the Adjustment brush,
  • use the Gradient tool,
  • use the Printing module,
  • use the Web module,
  • use the Book module,
  • use the Map module,
  • do advanced cropping,
  • automatically match exposure to a selected image with one keystroke,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    PHOTOSHOP BASICS 1 ON 1

    Photoshop Basic Editing Made Easy!

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

     No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you basic Photoshop editing techniques.

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. 

    You will learn:

  • to navigate the interface,
  • what tools to use,
  • what tools to avoid,
  • adjusting the Tool bar
  • performance settings to get the most out of PS,
  • non-destructive editing,
  • to create custom Workspaces for faster editing,
  • to use Speed keys,
  • the Menus,
  • the Option bar,
  • Modifier keys,
  • Basic exposure adjustments,
  • about context sensitive menus,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    UNDERSTANDING LIGHT 1 ON 1

    Understanding Light Made Easy! 

    ONLINE OR ON LOCATION!

    No matter your skill level, this workshop teaches you how to get the most from ANY camera. World class photographers have learned to see the available light, UNDERSTAND the available light, and adjust their camera settings based on the available light. Without that capability, your photographs will never be the best that they could be. Using proven techniques, you will learn how the camera works so that you can make it do exactly what you want time and time again.  Almost anyone can get a great photo once - by chance. The real trick is being able to repeat success time and time again - and that is what this workshop teaches.

    One on One training means you:

     

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash, lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn how to:

  • see the available light,
  • understand the available light,
  • make adjustments in camera to make the best exposure possible,
  • select the proper mode and settings based on a thorough understanding of how the camera reacts to light,
  • use the best metering mode for any situation,
  • set ISO, aperture, and shutter functions in camera,
  • balance between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
  • become a great storyteller using your camera,
  • utilize the best White Balance setting,
  • and more!
  • After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    LENSBABIES 1 ON 1

    Lensbabies Made Easy!

    ONLINE OR CLASSROOM BASED!

    Lensbabies can unleash your creativity as no other specialty lenses can do. However, they have a somewhat steep learning curve, coupled with a wide variety of lenses, all of which have different capabilities. Becoming good with Lensbabies can be frustrating!  This workshop helps eliminate the frustration while teaching you to unleash the creativity you were seeking when you bought your Lensbabies in the first place.

    No matter which system you are using, original or composers, drop-in lenses with aperture rings - or the Velvet special effects lenses, you can learn the basics on how to use them artistically. As a bonus - we have almost every lens Lensbaby makes, so you can even experiment with our lenses before buying new ones for yourself! From drop-ins to Velvets to their wonderful fisheye, we have them all!

    This workshop teaches how to master Depth of Field to achieve awesome Bokeh with a stunning soft focus. Depth of Field is one of the major storytelling tools available to photographers where you have to decide what to include, or exclude in your image as it relates to foreground - subject - background. 

    One on One training means you:

  • set the date and start time for your training!
  • enjoy One on One attention from your instructor!
  • enjoy an uninterrupted learning experience!
  • enjoy a personalized learning experience!
  • learn faster and retain more in a shorter period of time!
  • choose between in-person or live remote training!
  • We customize your two hour, One on One experience to your specific wants and needs, skill level, and equipment. Before your session, please email us with your make and model camera, flash lenses, and other gear. 

    You will learn:

  • to pre-visualize your result so you have a workflow in advance,
  • how to insert and remove drop-in Lensbaby lenses,
  • how to determine proper Depth of Field for each subject,
  • How to determine the level of shift needed to achieve your goals,
  • to understand light,
  • how to achieve proper exposure when aperture settings are not passed to the lens from the camera, 
  • the differences when shooting with a crop versus full frame camera,
  • what Circles of Confusion are,
  • things to watch out for when shooting in Aperture priority mode,
  • and more!
  • Bring your camera, lenses, tripod, spare batteries (camera and flash) and empty memory cards. 

    After registering and paying for your workshop, we will contact you to set your workshop's date and time.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Real Estate

    ASK ABOUT OUR "NO INTEREST" PAYMENT PLAN

    The PERC Real Estate Photographer Accreditation program is a cost effective way for REALTORS®, real estate agents, brokers, builders, or photographers to learn how to take quality Real Estate photographs. (If you want to maximize your skill set, take our RE Photography Certification Program

    Web Appeal™ is far more important than curb appeal ever was, so put your best foot forward online. Entice more people to see your listing in person and close that sale sooner, for more money in any market, hot or slow! PERC will teach you how to get there faster, with more confidence, than any other training program. When prospects see your Accreditation Seal online they will know that they have come to the right place for trusted, quality work.

    The PERC Real Estate Accreditation program comes in two versions: On Location and Online.  The online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our instructor-led service area in NC. In our service area we teach on location at a residential property. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by a Certified Master Photographer, RE agents and RE photographers,
    • 5 Star Google reviews by actual students and clients,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Exclusive Training Materials,
    • HarbourgateDr.4413-MasterBathroom1Flexible training schedule,
    • Includes up to 6 hours of live training, interactive feedback and email responses,
    • Take up to four months to complete the program,
    • Includes critique of images for your website,
    • Includes review of and feedback on your website,
    • Your instructor is always just an email or phone call away!,
    • Receive online or on-site feedback about images,
    • Online streaming video so we are right there with you, wherever you are!,
    • Includes Accreditation Exam (a $99 value),
    • Includes Website Accreditation Seal and Completion Document for your office, 
    • Includes all e-Books, Lesson Plans, and Checklists,
    • Includes all Workbook, Training and Reference materials,
    • Covers everything you need to get started.

    We will recommend various types of photography gear, tailored to your budget or other needs. At all times we strive to provide affordable services and recommendations.

    Contact us for group training rates.

    Depending on your gear and interests, the PERC RE Accreditation Program covers how to:

    • properly compose interior and exterior shots;
    • shoot High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography,
    • deal with mixed lighting,
    • match ambient lighting with artificial lighting;
    • use wireless systems for multiple flash units;
    • make the most out of a single flash,
    • use umbrellas,
    • Screened Porch_413use light stands,
    • select proper camera settings,
    • use diffusers,
    • deal with clients and homeowners,
    • negotiate,
    • select a hosting service / website,
    • price your services,
    • select services to offer (e.g. 360 / 3D, video, aerial and more),
    • start your RE photography business,
    • keep your RE photography business running smoothly,
    • use a tripod.

    Students need a camera with Aperture Priority or Manual modes and a hot shoe, a tripod, two external flash units and wireless transceivers. Once enrolled in the program, we can help you select affordable, quality gear that you do not have, but need.

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer, upload photos to Dropbox , Hightail, or Google Drive and send a link, and how to use their camera in Manual mode. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the accreditation program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By completing the assignments you will build a wonderful portfolio of critiqued images to help you sell homes, or keep your realtor clients happy.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have rKitchen_Fam Rm_DR_399ead, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to accreditation programs.

    Price: $699.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: 9999

    Dental

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    ENTRY LEVEL TRAINING! NEW OFFERING!

    The PERC Dental Photographer Accreditation program is the perfect entry level program for dentists, hygienists, and dental students who need to record basic imagery for patient records.  If you want the complete, more comprehensive course, see our Dental Certification Program.

    The images are useful for training, insurance,  and documentation purposes. You may also use them for promotional purposes in your office, on websites, in social media ads, in print ads, brochures, and flyers. etc.

    The PERC Dental Photographer Accreditation program comes in two versions: Classroom and Online. The online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our instructor-led service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows: PPS-002-mouth3

  • Created by a Certified Master Photographer and experienced dentists,
  • 5 Star Google reviews,
  • Learn at your own pace,
  • Provides far more knowledge than typical Dental School programs, 
  • Exclusive Training Materials,
  • Comprehensive, real-life tested!,
  • Flexible training schedule, 
  • Take up to three months to complete the program,
  • Includes 6 hours of training, interactive feedback, and email responses,
  • Your instructor is always just an email or phone call away!,
  • Receive interactive or on-site feedback about your images,PPS-004-photo2
  • Streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
  • Includes Accreditation Exam (a $99 value),
  • Includes Website Accreditation Seal and Completion Document for your office, 
  • Includes all e-Books, Lesson Plans, Workbook & Training materials.
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    We will recommend various types of photography gear, tailored to your budget or other needs. At all times we provide affordable services and recommendations.

    Contact us for group training rates.PPS-003-mouth4

    The PERC Dental Photography Accreditation Program covers:

  • Camera Settings,
  • Lenses,
  • Editing,
  • Depth of Field (DoF),
  • Close-up and Macro,
  • Mirrors,
  • Flash,
  • White Balance,
  • Studio Lighting,
  • Head shots,
  • Composition,
  • Workflow,
  • and more.
  • Students need a camera with Manual mode, a built-in flash and a wide angle lens.

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer, upload photos to Dropbox, Hightail, or Google Drive and send a link, and how to use their camera in Manual mode. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the accreditation program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to accreditation programs.

    Price: $599.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: 9999

    Accredited Pro Photographer

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    The PERC Photography School Professional Photographer Accreditation Program focuses on exactly what a digital photographer needs to know - without the fluff or filler offered by others. 

    If you need a more comprehensive course, consider our Professional Certification Program

     The PERC Professional Photographer Accreditation Program comes in two versions:  Online and On Location/Classroom.  The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our On Location service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by a Certified Master Photographer,
    • 5 Star Google reviews by actual students and clients,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Exclusive Training Materials,private tutoring
    • Flexible training schedule,
    • Accreditation Program covers the basics,
    • Take up to three months to complete the program,
    • Includes up to 9 hours of training, interactive feedback, and email responses,
    • Your instructor is always just an email or phone call away!,
    • All students receive interactive or on-site feedback about their images,
    • Online sessions use streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
    • Includes all e-Books, Lesson Plans, Workbook & Training materials.

    This Program covers:

    • Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Training,
    • Composition (Basic & Advanced),
    • Filters,
    • Lenses by activity and light gathering capability,
    • Aperture,
    • Shutter (including dragging the shutter),
    • ISO,
    • Interaction between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
    • Depth of Field,
    • Compression,
    • Exposure Compensation,
    • The Exclusive PERC Lowlight Action Shooting Methodology,
    • The PERC 3 Click System Exposure Balancing System,
    • What to TURN ON in Your Camera,
    • What to TURN OFF in Your Camera,
    • How and When to use IS / OIS / VR,
    • Setting Your Diopter,
    • Memory Cards,
    • Computer Workflow,
    • Using Ambient Light,
    • Using TTL Internal Flash,
    • Flash Exposure Compensation,
    • White Balance,
    • Color Temperature

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer; upload photos to Dropbox, Hightail, or Google Drive and send a link; and how to use Excel or Google Sheets spreadsheets. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the accreditation program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to accreditation programs.

    Price: $1399.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Photoshop

    ASK ABOUT OUR "NO INTEREST" PAYMENT PLAN

    The PERC Photoshop Accreditation Program is a well rounded course that offers comprehensive training in the areas and tools used most by photographers. If you want the most comprehensive Photoshop training, consider the PERC Photoshop Certification Program.  

    The PERC Photoshop Accreditation Program comes in two versions: Online and Classroom. The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our Classroom service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by a Certified Master Photographer who has used Photoshop to edit hundreds of thousands of photos,
    • 5 Star Google reviews,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Concentrates on essential editing techniques and tools,
    • Exclusive Training Materials,
    • Comprehensive, real-life tested!,
    • Flexible training schedule,
    • Core Program covers the basics,
    • Take up to six months to complete the program,
    • Includes up to 8 hours of training, interactive feedback, and email responses,
    • Your instructor is always just an email or phone call away!,
    • All students receive interactive or on-site feedback about their images,
    • Online sessions use streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,IMG_0143 46 copy

     

    • Includes Website Accreditation Seal and Completion Document for your office,

    This program covers:

    • Setting Preferences for Maximum Use of Your Computer's Resources,
    • Interface,
    • Menus,
    • Option Bar and Modifier Keys,
    • Blend Modes,
    • Brushes,
    • History,
    • Filters,
    • All Photo Editing Tools, their Techniques & Settings,
    • Non-destructive Editing Techniques,
    • IMG_8568Noise Reduction,
    • Sharpening,
    • Hue, Saturation & Luminance,
    • The Best Editing Workflow,
    • Curves,
    • Levels,
    • Selections, Layers, & Masks,
    • Smart Objects,
    • Clipping Masks,
    • Fantastic Black & White Images (Sepia too!),
    • Making the Most of Bridge,
    • Using Speed Keys.

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer, upload photos to Dropbox, Hightail, or Google Drive and send a link, know composition, and how to use Excel or Google Sheets spreadsheets. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the accreditation program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to accreditation programs.

     

    Price: $899.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Lightroom

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    The PERC Lightroom Accreditation Program covers all the fundamentals needed to become a pro at Adobe Lightroom. If you are looking for the most comprehensive program, consider the PERC Lightroom Certification Program.

    The PERC Lightroom Accreditation Program comes in two versions: Online and Classroom. The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our instructor-led service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by a Certified Master Photographer,
    • 5 Star Google reviews,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Concentrates on essential editing techniques and tools,
    • Exclusive Training Materials,
    • Comprehensive, real-life tested!,
    • Contact us for group training rates,
    • Flexible training schedule,
    • Take up to four months to complete the program,
    • Includes up to 5 hours of training, interactive feedback, and email responses,
    • Your instructor is always just an email or phone call away!,
    • All students receive interactive or on-site feedback about their images,
    • Online sessions use streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
    • Includes Website Accreditation Seal and Completion Document for your office,
    • IMG_4282-2-270-storeIncludes all e-Books, Lesson Plans, Workbook & Training materials.

    The Accreditation Program covers:

    • Library Module,
    • Develop Module,
    • Computer Workflow,
    • Interface,
    • Tools,
    • Menus,
    • Destructive vs. Non-destructive Editing,
    • Presets,
    • History,
    • Documentary and Creative Editing,2020-0005-IMG_1414
    • Setting Preferences,
    • Noise Reduction,
    • Sharpening,
    • Hue, Saturation & Luminance,
    • The Best Editing Workflow,
    • Curves,
    • Adjustment Brush,
    • Cropping,
    • Gradients,
    • Spot Removal,
    • Fantastic Black & White Images (Sepia too!)
    • Importing & Exporting.

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer; upload photos to Dropbox, Hightail, or Google Drive and send a link; know composition; and how to use Excel or Google Sheets spreadsheets. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the accreditation program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to accreditation programs.

    Price: $599.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Video / Cinema

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    The PERC Video / Cinema Accreditation Program covers camera settings, tips and shooting angles to get you up to speed quickly, whatever type of camera you are using. In the end, you will be qualified to record weddings and events for your business or shoot 1st or 2nd camera for others. 

    For a more comprehensive, master level course, consider the PERC Video/ Cinema Certification Program.

    The PERC Video / Cinema Accreditation Program comes in two versions: Instructor Led and Online. The online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our instructor-led service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by professional videographers & cinematographers,
    • 5 Star Google reviews,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Exclusive Training Materials,
    • Comprehensive, real-life tested!,
    • Contact us for group training rates,
    • Flexible training schedule,
    • Core Program covers the basics,
    • Optional Electives cover related specialty training,
    • Take up to nine months to complete the program,
    • Includes up to 9 hours of training, interactive feedback, and email responses,
    • Your instructor is always just an email or phone call away!,
    • All students receive interactive or on-site feedback about their images,
    • Online sessions use streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
    • Includes Accreditation Exam (a $199 value), Website Accreditation Seal and Completion Document for your office.

    This Program covers:

    • Aperture,
    • Shutter (Iris),
    • ND Filter,
    • Depth of Field,
    • Zoom (Digital & Optical),
    • Chroma Sub Sampling,
    • Frame Rates,
    • Lenses (auto and manual focus, parfocal),
    • Compression,
    • Image Stabilization,
    • Dolly shots,
    • Boom / Crane shots,
    • Zolly shots,
    • OTS shots,
    • Pedestal shots,
    • Reveal shots,
    • Composition: extra wide to very tight.

    Students will need a DSLR, mirrorless or Point & Shoot camera with Manual mode and the ability to capture video footage, or a camcorder, a tripod. An external microphone is recommended, but not a requirement.

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download footage to a computer, upload footage to Dropbox  or Google Drive and send a link, and how to use Excel or Google Sheets spreadsheets. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 1 hour of Private Tutoring before starting the accreditation program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to accreditation programs.

     

    Price: $1399.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Pro Photographer / Videographer

    The PERC Photography School Accredited Essentials Program covers your choice of digital photography or videography training. 

    If you need a more comprehensive course, consider our Professional Certification Program

     The program comes in two versions:  Online and On Location/Classroom.  The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our On Location service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by a Certified Master Photographer,
    • 5 Star Google reviews by actual students and clients,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Exclusive Training Materials,
    • Flexible training schedule,
    • Take up to three months to complete the program,
    • Includes up to SIX  hours of training, interactive feedback, and email responses,
    • Your instructor is always just an email or phone call away!,
    • All students receive interactive or on-site feedback about their images,
    • Online sessions use streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
    • Includes Website Qualified Photographer or Qualified Videographer Seal and Completion Document for your office, 
    • Includes all Lesson Plans, Workbook & Training materials.

     

    This Program covers:

    • Manual mode,
    • Circular Polarizers,
    • Dragging the shutter creative technique,
    • Interaction between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
    • Depth of Field/ Bokeh,
    • What to TURN ON in Your Camera,
    • What to TURN OFF in Your Camera,
    • How and When to use IS / OIS / VR,
    • Setting Your Diopter,
    • Memory Cards,
    • Computer Workflow,
    • Using Ambient Light,
    • White Balance,
    • Color Temperature,
    • Video shooting techniques,
    • More

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer; upload photos to Dropbox, Hightail, or Google Drive and send a link; and how to use Excel or Google Sheets spreadsheets. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the accreditation program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to accreditation programs.

    Price: $690.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Pro Photographer / Videographer

    The PERC Photography School Certified Essentials Program covers your choice of digital photography or videography training. 

    If you need a more comprehensive course, consider our Professional Certification Program

     The program comes in two versions:  Online and On Location/Classroom.  The Online program is perfect for clients anywhere outside of our On Location service area in NC. Benefits of both programs are as follows:

    • Created by a Certified Master Photographer,
    • 5 Star Google reviews by actual students and clients,
    • Learn at your OWN pace,
    • Exclusive Training Materials,
    • Flexible training schedule,
    • Take up to three months to complete the program,
    • Includes up to NINE hours of training, interactive feedback, and email responses,
    • Your instructor is always just an email or phone call away!,
    • All students receive interactive or on-site feedback about their images,
    • Online sessions use streaming video so your instructor is right there with you, wherever you are!,
    • Includes Website Qualified Photographer or Qualified Videographer Seal and Completion Document for your office, 
    • Includes all Lesson Plans, Workbook & Training materials.

     

    This Program covers:

    • Manual mode,
    • Composition (Basic & Advanced),
    • Circular Polarizers,
    • Dragging the shutter creative technique,
    • Interaction between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
    • Depth of Field/ Bokeh,
    • What to TURN ON in Your Camera,
    • What to TURN OFF in Your Camera,
    • How and When to use IS / OIS / VR,
    • Setting Your Diopter,
    • Memory Cards,
    • Computer Workflow,
    • Using Ambient Light,
    • Internal Flash Basics,
    • White Balance,
    • Color Temperature,
    • Video shooting techniques,
    • More

    Prerequisites: Students must know how to download photos to a computer; upload photos to Dropbox, Hightail, or Google Drive and send a link; and how to use Excel or Google Sheets spreadsheets. Students who do not meet these prerequisites will need to take at least 2 hours of Private Tutoring before starting the accreditation program. Current Private Tutoring rates will apply.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Special offers and discount programs DO NOT apply to accreditation programs.

    Price: $1035.00

    Date:

    Available Spaces: Unlimited

    Groupon LIGHTROOM BASICS

    Lightroom Basics Made Easy! 

    No matter your skill level, this online interactive video, audio and chat workshop teaches you basic Lightroom editing techniques.

    Learn and have fun during this two hour introduction to Lightroom Classic. This class is for the full Lightroom, not Mobile.

    You will learn how to:

  • Navigate The Interface,        
  • Import Pictures,
  • Add Keywords Automatically,
  • Export Pictures,
  • Resize Pictures,
  • Add Watermarks,
  • Use the Library Module,
  • Use the Develop Module:
  • Basic Editing,
  • Curves,
  • Sharpening,
  • Noise Reduction,
  • Crop,
  • Hue,
  • Black and White,
  • Saturation,
  • Luminance,
  • Clarity,
  • Contrast,
  • Texture,
  • Lens Correction,
  • Adjustment Brush,
  • Catalog Pictures,
  • Automatically Backup Pictures,
  • Rank / Rate Pictures,
  • and more!
  • When registering make sure that you use your GROUPON VOUCHER code, not your INVOICE number. If you purchased a Three Class Voucher, please call 919.576.5331 so we can register for you. Have your VOUCHER number and class dates ready.

    Register with an email address that you access all the time. Just prior to the class you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the class. You may use a Windows PC or Mac. Your device does NOT need a camera or microphone, though that equipment will allow you to interact more. We use a secure webinar service to provide this training.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date: May 11, 2020

    Available Spaces: 20

    GROUPON PHOTOSHOP BASIC

    Basic Photoshop Made Easy! - Groupon Edition

     No matter your skill level, this online interactive video, audio and chat workshop teaches you basic Photoshop editing techniques.

    Learn and have fun during this two hour introduction to Photoshop CC. This class is for the full Photoshop CC, not Elements.

    You will learn:

  • The Interface,
  • Tools,
  • Levels,
  • Selections,
  • Curves,
  • Hue & Saturation,
  • Exposure,
  • Brightness,
  • Layers,
  • Speed Keys,
  • Menus,
  • Option Bar,
  • Modifier Keys,
  • Basic Exposure Adjustments,
  • Context Sensitive Menus,
  • and more!
  • When registering make sure that you use your GROUPON VOUCHER code, not your INVOICE number. If you purchased a Three Class Voucher, please call 919.576.5331 so we can register for you. Have your VOUCHER number and class dates ready.

    Register with an email address that you access all the time. Just prior to the class you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the class. You may use a Windows PC or Mac. Your device does NOT need a camera or microphone, though that equipment will allow you to interact more. We use a secure webinar service to provide this training.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $170.00

    Date: May 23, 2020

    Available Spaces: 20

    GROUPON PHOTOSHOP BASIC

    Basic Photoshop Made Easy! - Groupon Edition

     No matter your skill level, this online interactive video, audio and chat workshop teaches you basic Photoshop editing techniques.

    Learn and have fun during this three hour introduction to Photoshop CC. This class is for the full Photoshop CC, not Elements.

    You will learn:

    • The Interface,
    • Tools,
    • Levels,
    • Selections,
    • Curves,
    • Hue & Saturation,
    • Exposure,
    • Brightness,
    • Layers,
    • Speed Keys,
    • Menus,
    • Option Bar,
    • Modifier Keys,
    • Basic Exposure Adjustments,
    • Context Sensitive Menus,
    • and more!

    When registering make sure that you use your GROUPON VOUCHER code, not your INVOICE number. 

    Register with an email address that you access all the time. Just prior to the class you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the class. You may use a Windows PC or Mac. Your device does NOT need a camera or microphone, though that equipment will allow you to interact more. We use a secure webinar service to provide this training.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date: July 31, 2021

    Available Spaces: 19

    Groupon LIGHTROOM CLASSIC BASICS

    Lightroom Classic Basics Made Easy! 

    No matter your skill level, this online interactive video, audio and chat workshop teaches you basic Lightroom editing techniques.

    Learn and have fun during this three hour introduction to Lightroom Classic. This class is for the full Lightroom, not Mobile.

    You will learn how to:

    • Navigate The Interface,        
    • Import Pictures,
    • Add Keywords Automatically,
    • Export Pictures,
    • Resize Pictures,
    • Add Watermarks,
    • Use the Library Module,
    • Use the Develop Module:
    • Basic Editing,
    • Curves,
    • Sharpening,
    • Noise Reduction,
    • Crop,
    • Hue,
    • Black and White,
    • Saturation,
    • Luminance,
    • Clarity,
    • Contrast,
    • Texture,
    • Lens Correction,
    • Adjustment Brush,
    • Catalog Pictures,
    • Automatically Backup Pictures,
    • Rank / Rate Pictures,
    • and more!

    When registering make sure that you use your GROUPON VOUCHER code, not your INVOICE number. 

    Register with an email address that you access all the time. Just prior to the class you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the class. You may use a Windows PC or Mac. Your device does NOT need a camera or microphone, though that equipment will allow you to interact more. We use a secure webinar service to provide this training.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date: August 9, 2021

    Available Spaces: 20

    Groupon BASIC DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

    Digital Photography Basics Made Easy! Groupon edition!

    No matter your skill level, this online interactive video, audio and chat workshop teaches you Basic Digital Photography.

    Learn and have fun during this three hour introduction to Digital Photography. 

    All you need is a DSLR, Mirrorless or Point & Shoot camera with Aperture Priority (A or Av on your mode dial) and Shutter Priority modes (S or Tv on your mode dial) and a lens.  The course is a great refresher for someone who has not been using a camera for a while, or as an introduction for the novice. Whatever your skill level or camera type, this course will have you quickly taking better photos.

    You will learn:

    • Aperture,
    • Shutter,
    • ISO,
    • Relationship Between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
    • How to Achieve Better Exposures,
    • How to Compose Photos,
    • How to Select Lenses,
    • How to Select a Tripod,
    • White Balance,
    • Metering,
    • Raw versus Jpeg,
    • To Minimize Digital Noise,
    • Self-timer Functions,
    • Camera and Lens Care and Maintenance,
    • and more!

    Make sure you have a fully charged camera battery and an empty memory card for class.

    When registering make sure that you use your GROUPON VOUCHER code, not your INVOICE number. 

    Register with an email address that you access all the time. Just prior to the class you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the class. You may use a Windows PC or Mac. Your device does NOT need a camera or microphone, though that equipment will allow you to interact more. We use a secure webinar service to provide this training.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date: August 14, 2021

    Available Spaces: 20

    GROUPON PHOTOSHOP BASIC

    Basic Photoshop Made Easy! - Groupon Edition

     No matter your skill level, this online interactive video, audio and chat workshop teaches you basic Photoshop editing techniques.

    Learn and have fun during this three hour introduction to Photoshop CC. This class is for the full Photoshop CC, not Elements.

    You will learn:

    • The Interface,
    • Tools,
    • Levels,
    • Selections,
    • Curves,
    • Hue & Saturation,
    • Exposure,
    • Brightness,
    • Layers,
    • Speed Keys,
    • Menus,
    • Option Bar,
    • Modifier Keys,
    • Basic Exposure Adjustments,
    • Context Sensitive Menus,
    • and more!

    When registering make sure that you use your GROUPON VOUCHER code, not your INVOICE number. 

    Register with an email address that you access all the time. Just prior to the class you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the class. You may use a Windows PC or Mac. Your device does NOT need a camera or microphone, though that equipment will allow you to interact more. We use a secure webinar service to provide this training.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date: August 20, 2021

    Available Spaces: 20

    Groupon BASIC DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

    Digital Photography Basics Made Easy! Groupon edition!

    No matter your skill level, this online interactive video, audio and chat workshop teaches you Basic Digital Photography.

    Learn and have fun during this three hour introduction to Digital Photography. 

    All you need is a DSLR, Mirrorless or Point & Shoot camera with Aperture Priority (A or Av on your mode dial) and Shutter Priority modes (S or Tv on your mode dial) and a lens.  The course is a great refresher for someone who has not been using a camera for a while, or as an introduction for the novice. Whatever your skill level or camera type, this course will have you quickly taking better photos.

    You will learn:

    • Aperture,
    • Shutter,
    • ISO,
    • Relationship Between Aperture, Shutter & ISO,
    • How to Achieve Better Exposures,
    • How to Compose Photos,
    • How to Select Lenses,
    • How to Select a Tripod,
    • White Balance,
    • Metering,
    • Raw versus Jpeg,
    • To Minimize Digital Noise,
    • Self-timer Functions,
    • Camera and Lens Care and Maintenance,
    • and more!

    Make sure you have a fully charged camera battery and an empty memory card for class.

    When registering make sure that you use your GROUPON VOUCHER code, not your INVOICE number. 

    Register with an email address that you access all the time. Just prior to the class you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the class. You may use a Windows PC or Mac. Your device does NOT need a camera or microphone, though that equipment will allow you to interact more. We use a secure webinar service to provide this training.

    By registering for this event I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will comply with all Terms and Conditions. (Click on the preceding link to read Terms and Conditions in a new window. When done reading them, close the window and complete your registration below.)

    Price: $150.00

    Date: September 11, 2021

    Available Spaces: 20