Featured Classes & Workshops

Featured Classes & Workshops

Manual Camera Control Bootcamp

JUNE 5, 12, 19 & 26 with Ian McEnroe

Manual control of a camera assures proper exposure and consistent results and, more importantly allows you to take creative control of your photography. When you are ready to make the commitment to learn, this class is the key to open up all possibilities in your current and future photography.

In Depth

JULY 3, 10, 17 & 24 with Tim Babiak

In this four-week course you will get all of the information you need to make beautiful portraits indoors. We will start at the beginning covering fundamental concepts then build to cover more advanced and creative concepts.

Mock Wedding

JULY 23 with Dustin Meyer

Using stunning professional models as our bride and groom, Dustin Meyer will teach the class how to shoot everything from getting ready to wedding day portraits, posing, lighting, as well as setting up for stunning reception photos.

Birds in Flight Shooting Experience

JUNE 16 with Andrew Fritz

Join us for birds in flight and live falconry demonstrations. During this class, you will get up close and personal with flying birds, trained and handled by a professional falconer. The class will include flying demonstrations and ample opportunity to photograph the birds as they fly predictably in a beautiful setting.

the Studio

with Scott Sitkiewitz

Join us for our Exploring the Studio series if you're interested in expanding your lighting toolbox with deep dives into specific studio topics and shooting styles – from specific looks to unique lighting modifiers. We will take a hands-on look into a new topic each session.

Basic Photo

with Scott Sitkiewitz & Andrew Fritz

Managing and editing your images as a new photographer can be daunting. How do you import your images? What basic editing should you do? How do you share the results with the world? Learn editing basics with Lightroom, Photoshop, Capture One, or Affinity.

Bosque Del Apache Excursion

with Andrew Fritz


Join Precision Camera and Andrew Fritz for a 3-day excursion in the beautiful Bosque del Apache which sits along the Rio Grande in New Mexico. In the fall, Bosque is one of the great wildlife spectacles in North America. Each morning, flocks of thousands of snow geese take off in mass from marshes — backed by beautiful New Mexico sunrises and rugged mountains. Thousands of Sandhill Cranes roost alongside them and take flight in smaller groups.


Photo Adventures & Excursions

Padre Island

FEB 19-21 with Andrew Fritz

During this workshop we will focus on photographing birds in action: mating, feeding and raising their young. We will be visiting Padre Island National Seashore, Laguna Madre, Mustang Island State Park and Aransas Pass National Wildlife Refuge.

Big Bend
Photo Classics

OCT 3–6 with Mandy Lea

Mandy will guide you to beautiful locations throughout Big Bend National Park — including classic views of the Chisos Basin, Santa Elena Canyon and the Rio Grande River. You will also get the opportunity to explore other photogenic areas nearby.

Hands-On Concert

JUNE 26 with For Spite Creative & Fujifilm

Students of this class will have exclusive access to Empire Control Room to learn from Casey Holder & Matt from Fujifilm as they share everything from "must have" shots to concert etiquette. Fujifilm will also provide FREE loaner equipment for use!