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View details about your upcoming course: Everything you need to know about when, where, and what to bring!

To view the correct information, please first select your course, read the general information that applies to all locations, and then scroll down to find your location details. 

Our Weather Cancellation Policy is at the bottom of this page.

Digital I - Beginner Photography

Digital I - Beginner Photography

General Details (All Locations)

Time: Start time is 10:00am. Course length depends on the number of students.

General Tips:

  • This course is held outdoors. Please dress appropriately for conditions. This includes warm clothing, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug-spray and other possible requirements. Watch out for the possible course weather cancellation approximately 24 hours in advance to the start of the course. You can find our weather cancellation policy in the terms and conditions located here.
  • There is quite a lot of standing and walking during these courses, so please pack lightly (you may want to leave any very large and heavy zoom lenses at home).
  • Make sure you charge your batteries as we will be taking hundreds of photos during the course. Bring a spare battery if you have one. 
  • Clear your memory card so that you have lots of space for pictures during the day.
  • You will not need a tripod for this class.
  • Bring a lens for this course. Only one lens is required but please bring all of your favourites so you can try them out through the day! Also bring prime (single-focus) lenses if you have them.
  • Lunch is provided for courses longer than 3 hours. Please let us know ASAP if you have any dietary restrictions.
  • We recommend bringing a bottle of water too.
  • After you complete the course you will receive electronic course notes as well as an invitation to our online course so you can review this content as often as you would like.

Calgary Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): We will be meeting at the south-east entrance of Eau Claire Centre, beside parking lot #179 (342 2 Ave SW, Calgary, AB). There is ample street and lot parking in this area. Please pay attention to the parking hours and payment requirements.
  • Winter (October - April): All courses will be private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Canmore Location:

  • Summer only (April - October): Courses begin at the North West Mounted Police Barracks in Canmore (609 8 St, Canmore, AB). We meet in the field just behind the barracks archway. There will be lots of walking, and the course is held exclusively outdoors - so please dress very warmly (mountain weather is VERY unpredictable) and wear super comfortable shoes.

Toronto Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): This course is held at Riverdale Park East (550 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON). There is free parking on Montcrest Blvd. 
  • Winter (October - April): These are private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Burlington/Oakville Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): The course will meet at the beginning of the Brant Street Pier (1400 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington, ON) in Spencer Smith Park.
  • Winter (October - April): These are private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Kitchener/Waterloo/Guelph/Cambridge Location:

  • Summer (April - October): The course will meet in Parking Lot 1 at Victoria Park (35 Courtland Ave W, Kitchener, ON).
  • Winter (October - April): These are private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Mississauga Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): The course will meet in the car park for the Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens (660 Lakeshore Rd W, Mississauga, ON).
  • Winter (October - April): These are private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Ottawa Location:

  • Summer (April - October): The course will meet underneath the Maman Statue (it looks like a spider) in the courtyard outside the National Gallery of Canada (380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, ON). There is ample street and lot parking in this area. Please pay attention to the parking hours and payment requirements.
  • Winter (October - April): These are private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Edmonton Locations: 

  • Summer (April - October): Alberta Legislature grounds. Please meet at the pedestrian footbridge by the waterworksThis bridge is located about 100 meters north of the Alberta Legislature building and south of the Visitor Centre.  There is also a large fountain that is south of the bridge.
  • Winter (October - April): These are private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Kelowna Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): Downtown Kelowna by the waterfront. You will be meeting just under the Dolphin's Statue.
  • Winter (October - April): These are private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Vancouver Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): The course will meet on Granville Island at Ron Basford Park
  • Winter (October - April): These are private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.


Digital II - Motion & Light

Digital II - Motion & Light

General Details (All Locations)

Time: Start time is 10:00am. Course length depends on the number of students.

General Tips:

  • This course is held outdoors. Please dress appropriately for conditions. This includes warm clothing, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug-spray and other possible requirements. Watch out for the possible course weather cancellation approximately 24 hours in advance to the start of the course. You can find our weather cancellation policy in the terms and conditions located here.
  • There is quite a lot of standing and walking during these courses, so please pack lightly (you may want to leave any very large and heavy zoom lenses at home).
  • Make sure you charge your batteries as we will be taking hundreds of photos during the course. Bring a spare battery if you have one. 
  • Clear your memory card so that you have lots of space for pictures during the day.
  • You will not need a tripod, flash or reflector for this class.
  • Bring a lens for this course. Only one lens is required but please bring all of your favourites (note our comment about super large zooms though) so you can try them out through the day! Also bring prime (single-focus) lenses if you have them.
  • Lunch is provided for courses longer than 3 hours. Please let us know ASAP if you have any dietary restrictions.
  • We recommend bringing a bottle of water too.
  • After you complete the course you will receive electronic course notes as well as an invitation to our online course so you can review this content as often as you would like.

Calgary Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): We will be spending the day at Baker Park / Bowness Park in NW Calgary.  Please park in the Baker Park parking lot and gather at the square-columned gazebo located right beside the parking lot.
  • Winter (October - April): All courses will be private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Canmore Locations:

  • Summer only (April - October): Courses begin at the North West Mounted Police Barracks in Canmore (609 8 St, Canmore, AB). We meet in the field just behind the barracks archway! There will be lots of walking, and the course is held exclusively outdoors – so please dress very warmly (mountain weather is VERY unpredictable) and wear super comfortable shoes. There is free, all-day parking at the Canmore ArtsPlace parking lot.

Toronto Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): This course is held at Riverdale Park West (375 Sumach St, Toronto, ON). Free parking is available on Carlton Street.
  • Winter (October - April): All courses will be private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Burlington/Oakville Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): This course will meet at Paletta Lakefront Park (4280 Lakeshore Rd, Burlington). We will gather in the parking lot.
  • Winter (October - April): All courses will be private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Kitchener/Waterloo/Guelph/Cambridge Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): This course meets just inside the main archway at Riverside Park (49 King St W, Cambridge, ON).
  • Winter (October - April): All courses will be private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Mississauga Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): This course meets in the parking lot at Adamson Estate (850 Enola Ave, Mississauga).
  • Winter (October - April): All courses will be private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Ottawa Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): This course will meet at Confederation Park (Laurier Ave W & Elgin St) at the Lieutenant Colonel John By Fountain.
  • Winter (October - April): All courses will be private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Edmonton Locations: 

  • Summer (April - October): Location TBD
  • Winter (October - April): All courses will be private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.

Kelowna Locations:

  • Summer (April - October):  Your course will meet at Kasuagi Gardens, (1435 Water St, Kelowna, BC) and then also stroll down to the Waterfront.
  • Winter (October - April): All courses will be private, 3-hour sessions. The location will be arranged directly with you.


Digital III - Landscapes & Travel

Digital III - Landscapes & Travel

General Details (All Locations)

Time: Start time is 10:00am. Course length depends on the number of students.

General Tips:

  • This course is held outdoors in the summer onlyPlease dress appropriately for conditions. This includes warm clothing, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, and bug-spray. Watch out for a possible course weather cancellation approximately 24 hours in advance to the start of the course. You can find our weather cancellation policy in the terms and conditions located here.
  • Make sure you charge your batteries as we will be taking hundreds of photos during the course. Bring a spare battery if you have one. 
  • Clear your memory card so that you have lots of space for pictures during the day.
  • You will need a tripod for this class. You are also welcome to bring a shutter release and any filters you may have.
  • Bring all of your lenses to this course so you can try them out through the day! Also bring a wide-angle lens & your prime lenses if you have them.
  • Lunch is provided for courses longer than 3 hours. Please let us know ASAP if you have any dietary restrictions.
  • We recommend bringing a bottle of water too.
  • After you complete this course you will receive electronic course notes as well as an invitation to our online course so you can review this content as often as you would like.

Calgary Location:

  • We will be meeting in CANMORE at the Tourism Alberta Canmore Visitor Information Centre (2801 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, AB). After the group meets we will all hop into a couple of cars and spend the day in the Canmore area. We will have a picnic lunch at Quarry Lake. (NOTE: there will be no carpooling due to COVID.)
  • Alternate Location: Pearce Estate Park (1440 17A St SE, Calgary, AB), a hidden gem in the heart of Calgary along the Bow River. We will meet in the parking lot at 1440 17A St SE.

Toronto Location:

  • We will be meeting outside the main doors at St. Lawrence Market (93 Front St E, Toronto, ON).

Burlington/Mississauga/Cambridge Location:

  • We will be meeting in the parking lot at Lions Valley Park (1227 Lions Valley Park Rd, Oakville, ON) and finishing the day at Bronte Waterfront Park (2340 Ontario St, Oakville, ON).
  • Please be prepared for some hiking, so have proper footwear along.

Ottawa Location:

  • We will be meeting in the parking lot for the Hog's Back Falls Lookout (600 Hogs Back Rd, Ottawa, ON).
  • Please bring comfortable footwear and be prepared for some walking.

Edmonton Location:

  • Location TBD

Kelowna Location:


People Photography

People Photography

General Details (All Locations)

Time: Start time is 10:00am. Course length depends on the number of students.

General Tips:

  • This course is held outdoors in the summer only. Please dress appropriately for conditions. This includes warm clothing, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug-spray and other possible requirements. Watch out for the possible course weather cancellation approximately 24 hours in advance to the start of the course. You can find our weather cancellation policy in the terms and conditions located here.
  • Make sure you charge your batteries as we will be taking hundreds of photos during the course. Bring a spare battery if you have one. 
  • Clear your memory card so that you have lots of space for pictures during the day.
  • You will not need a tripod or flash for this course but please bring a reflector if you have one.
  • Bring a lens for this course. We would highly suggest bringing a zoom lens and any prime lenses you may have.
  • Lunch is provided for courses longer than 3 hours. Please let us know ASAP if you have any dietary restrictions.
  • We recommend bringing a bottle of water too.
  • After you complete this course you will receive electronic course notes as well as an invitation to our online course so you can review this content as often as you would like.


Calgary Location:

Edmonton Location:

  • Summer (April - October): We will meet at the Alfred H Savage Centre in Whitemud Park (13909 Fox Dr NW, Edmonton) by the main doors.

Ottawa Location:

  • Summer (April - October): The course will meet at the Jacques Cartier Park (Laurier St, Gatineau, Quebec, QC). 

Kelowna Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): The course will be meeting at the Father Pandosy Mission (3685 Benvoulin Rd, Kelowna, BC).

Burlington/Mississauga/Cambridge Locations:

  • Summer (April - October): We will be spending the day at Lakeside Park (2 Navy Street, Oakville, ON), meeting just by the main doors of the Oakville Museum.


Night Photography

Night Photography

General Details (All Locations)

Time: Start time is 8:00pm. Course length depends on the number of students.

General Tips:

  • This course is held outdoors. Please dress appropriately for conditions (it can get very, very cold outside at night). This includes warm clothing, gloves, hat, bug-spray. Watch out for the possible course weather cancellation approximately 24 hours in advance to the start of the course. You can find our weather cancellation policy in the terms and conditions located here.
  • Make sure you charge your batteries as we will be taking hundreds of photos during the course. Bring a spare battery if you have one.
  • Clear your memory card so that you have lots of space for pictures during the day.
  • There is quite a lot of standing and walking during this course, so please pack lightly (you may want to leave any very large and heavy zoom lenses at home).
  • You will need a tripod for this class. Please also bring a shutter release if you have one (and if you don't have one that's ok).
  • Bring all of your lenses to this course so you can try them out through the night (except your big zooms)! Also bring a wide-angle lens & your prime lenses if you have them.
  • We recommend that you have dinner before the session as no food or drinks are provided.
  • We recommend bringing a bottle of water too.
  • After you complete this course you will receive electronic course notes as well as an invitation to our online course so you can review this content as often as you would like.

Calgary Location:

  • We will be meeting at Sien Lok Park (Riverfront Avenue & 1 Street SW). Please meet at the Memorial Cone which is in the centre of the park. Street parking is free after 6pm but there are a few paid parking lots nearby as well.

Edmonton:

Toronto Location:

Mississauga Location:

  • Location TBD

Burlington Location:

Ottawa Location:

  • We will be meeting at the Colonel John By statue in Major's Hill Park (Mackenzie Ave.). Please park in the underground parking at the World Exchange Plaza (45 O'Connor St.) so we can all travel safely as a group to our vehicles at the end of the night.

Kelowna Location:

  • We will be meeting at Cedar Creek Park  (5167 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC). Please park along Lakeshore Road, just before the park's parking lot. Do NOT park in the parking lot as the gates close at 10:00pm.


Lightroom Photo-Editing

Lightroom Photo-Editing

General Details (All Locations)

Time: Start time is 10:00am. Course length depends on the number of students.

NOTE -- this course is delivered via Zoom. 

General Tips:

  • You will need to have a computer/laptop with Lightroom loaded on it.  We HIGHLY recommend that you download Lightroom at least 3 days before the class begins. Please email us if you are having ANY issues at all. This way we can solve them before class begins.
  • Please note that if you are purchasing a new version of Lightroom for this course we require that you have the Lightroom CLASSIC version. You can download the Photography Plan (20GB) from Adobe here (the plan that includes LR, LRC - which is the classic version we will be working on -  and the Photoshop bonus). Any version of Lightroom up to and including Lightroom 6 is fine as well (so Lightroom 3, 4, 5 & 6 are ok still, please don’t feel the need to get the Lightroom Classic version). Please note: there is also a 7-day free trial option, which you may wish to consider as well.
  • Please bring pictures that you would like to edit. We will work on these during the class.
  • After you complete the course you will receive electronic course notes as well as an invitation to our online course so you can review this content as often as you would like.


Weather Policy


We will likely postpone a course if any of these conditions are present:
  1. If the forecast predicts rain or snow of 50% probability or higher.
  2. If the forecast predicts that the day will be more than 50% cloudy or overcast.
  3. If the forecast predicts that temperatures will not rise higher than 10C for the day. Your safety, comfort and enjoyment are our highest priority. Photography should be FUN! (Not cold, or wet…).
  4. If the forecast predicts that temperatures will exceed 32C for the day and/or there is a Heat Warning issued by Environment Canada.
  5. If there is a weather warning (such as an Extreme Cold Warning or a Snowfall Warning) issued by Environment Canada (you have to be able to get to our course safely).

Decisions regarding postponing will happen 24 to 48 hours in advance and exceptions may be made in certain circumstances.