The Image Flow
The Image Flow provides inspiration for photographers. Whether you are picking up a digital camera for the first time, or you are an experienced photographer looking to expand your portfolio, The Image Flow is here to support you.
Here at The Image Flow, we offer something for everyone, whether you need some focused training with your camera, or you’re ready to pursue a portfolio passion project. From shooting to software, we offer courses in everything you need to learn photography and start creating your best work — for adults and kids.
Find your creative voice with our unique photography workshops and classes.
Upcoming workshops include:
Photography Expedition in India
February 4 – 13, 2019
If you’re looking for a little something to spice up your experience as a travel photographer, look no further than our upcoming workshop, where you’ll explore the India that only a local would expect to see!
iPhone Photography with Pei Ketron
October 30, November 4 & 7
Learn how to use your iPhone as your camera, office, and darkroom with techniques and strategies for photography and post-processing.
Assignment & Processing Photography Workshop
November 5 – December 17
Take your photography to the next level with personal guidance and engaging assignments. This intermediate processing photography workshop is designed to help you master your camera’s manual settings while exploring the subjects that interest you most!
November 5 – December 17
Creative photography begins in the camera, but good photo correction seals the deal. In this San Francisco Bay Area photography class, you will work with Photoshop images to learn basic photo editing and photo retouching skills that you can bring to your own work.
Studio Lighting: Flowers & Found Objects
November 5 – 14
Learn the art of closeup photography and professional photography lighting in our studio lighting workshop for intermediate and advanced photographers.
Platinum Over Pigment Printing
November 10 – 12
In this class, you will learn the platinum/palladium process and digital techniques to colorize platinum/palladium prints. You will also learn to make digital negatives for contact printing using QuadTone RIP.
Introduction to Encaustics
This hands-on one-day encaustics workshop is a great introduction if you have never worked with wax and the art of encaustics before. The workshop will examine approaches to using photographs, magazine tears, tissue papers, and other objects that can be embedded into the wax.
Encaustics: Beyond the Basics
This workshop is designed as a companion to the Introduction to Encaustics class. Students will be given a quick review of the basics, and then will have time to explore and practice various advanced techniques.
Encaustics Art Workshop for Kids
December 12 & 15
Encaustics is the art of hot wax painting. You might wonder, what does wax have to do with photography? Potentially, quite a lot if you ask instructor Margot Hartford. She has developed her own technique incorporating photographic imagery into her encaustic pieces to make one of a kind artwork.
January 17, 2019
This one-session photography class will get you feeling comfortable with the core features of your camera. Learn how to take your camera off automatic mode and make the most of manual adjustments including aperture, shutter speed, and ISO.
January 31 – March 14, 2019
Develop your passion for photography and learn to take control of your camera! This digital photography class includes on-your-own photo assignments, explanation of camera functions, RAW processing in Lightroom, and weekly critique sessions. Learn to photograph in manual mode and make the most of your new digital camera.
Adobe Lightroom Classic Workshop
January 28 – March 11, 2019
Lightroom makes organizing, developing, sharing, and printing your digital photographs easier than ever. Take advantage of this powerful software and learn great techniques to enhance your DSLR RAW images in a flash!
Copper Plate Photogravure
February 1 – 3, 2019
This three-day intensive workshop is designed for photographers and printmakers that wish to learn the copperplate photogravure process. Students will be guided by Gravurist Unai San Martin through all the steps: making digital transparencies, exposing, etching and printing their work.
Safari West Photo Excursion
March 6, 13, 20, 27, & April 3, 2019
Does your kid appreciate the beauty of nature? Have you ever witnessed your kid stopping to notice wildlife photography? Perhaps you’ve seen your kid capturing various birds and animal photography with a mobile camera. If your answer is yes, then this may be the perfect spring program for your kid!
Call 415-388-3569 or visit our website for more workshops and to register!
The Image Flow offers exhibition-quality printing services, image retouching and restoration, and a full-service studio and darkroom available for rent.