Here is a list of what’s on the schedule at the moment. New events are added all the time. If you’d like to keep up with everything that’s new, sign up by clicking here.

One-on-one tutoring and mentoring are offered as well. These are by appointment only and are not on the calendar. If you’d like something in-depth and specialized just for your needs, click here.

Colby does presentations and training for companies as well as camera clubs. He has numerous presentations in the can but customizes them as well. To learn more about the details, click here.

Beginners’ Photography All-Day Fall Workshop

Colby's Photography Studio 501 Clinch Avenue #101, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA, Knoxville

Beginners' Photography All-Day Workshop 15 participants maximum to allow the greatest participant-instructor interaction This is a comprehensive, in-depth, all-day workshop designed to give beginning photographers a lot of individualized, hands-on instruction with a strong focus on having fun the whole day. The individual attention will ensure you get instruction geared to your particular skill level and to […]

$150

What’s the Buzz About Drones

Gettysvue Polo, Golf & Country Club 9317 Linksvue Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922, USA, Knoxville

Can they be used for Facility management? We have all seen the You Tube videos. Can they make your Job easier? Colby’s Photography is already using drones for various customers in Knoxville. With their rapid technology development, UAVs (un-manned aerial vehicles, also known as drones) are becoming more and more relevant for facility managers. They […]

Free – $20

Lightroom – Developing Your Creative Eye

Toy F Reed Employee Center 400 S Wilcox Dr, Kingsport, TN 37660, Knoxville

Come join the fun and learn how to edit your images to the next step in Adobe's powerful yet easy to learn software called Lightroom. This software is quickly becoming the go to program for professionals as well as enthusiasts to do the majority of their editing at the speed of light. We will be […]

Free

Portraits 101

St John United Methodist Church 3921 Murray Hills Dr, Chattanooga, TN 37416, USA, Chattanooga

Many photographers allow the complexity of portraits to intimidate and overwhelm them to the point that they just won't do them. Others who are more adventuresome will get someone who is pretty and who might know a pose or two and use the haphazard spray-and-pray technique in hopes of stumbling upon something. To learn a […]

Free

Social and First Friday Art Walk

Colby's Photography 503 Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA, Knoxville

Come join the fun prior to going to Knoxville's First Friday art walk. We will be having a social that includes some snacks and a drink or two, sponsored by Tradebank. Tradebank is a bartering service provider, but don't worry about a hard sell, it will be mainly socializing. There will also be door prizes, […]

Free

Maker City Summit – One-on-One Sessions with Colby McLemore

The Mill and Mine 227 W Depot Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917

The Maker City Summit is a day full of inspiration, practical know-how, and dialogue about growing a successful business doing what you love. Collaborative panel discussions, workshops and keynote speakers will address the challenges of running your creative micro-business. One-on-one sessions and table discussions with industry experts will help guide you in specific disciplines like […]

$35 – $50

Adobe Lightroom Study Hall

St. Paul Lutheran Church 429 Sandy Springs Rd; Maryville, TN 37777, Knoxville

Lightroom Study Hall Maximum Number of Participants 10 please do not signup unless you know you will be going Adobe, the maker of Photoshop, has been working to move more and more shooters to its newest product, Lightroom—created specifically for photographers. Colby will start off by showing off this Ferrari of photo-editing software. He will […]

Free but will Take Tips

Photoshop Portrait Retouching for Beginners & the Advanced Workshop

Colby's Photography 503 Clinch Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA, Knoxville

Photoshop Portrait Retouching for Beginners & the Advanced Workshop Saturday (April 25th) and Sunday (April 26th) 9:00am till 5:00pm each day maximum of 15 participants to allow maximum participant-instructor interaction Students say: “This was by far the most useful for processing my images to make them the best that they can be.”—Sharon N.  “Colby is […]

$25 – $225

Beginners’ Photography All-Day Spring Workshop

Colby's Photography Studio 501 Clinch Avenue #101, Knoxville, TN 37902, USA, Knoxville

Beginners' Photography All-Day Spring Workshop 15 participants maximum to allow the greatest participant-instructor interaction This is a comprehensive, in-depth, all-day workshop designed to give beginning photographers a lot of individualized, hands-on instruction with a strong focus on having fun the whole day. The individual attention will ensure you get instruction geared to your particular skill level and […]

$3 – $150

Adobe Lightroom: Come Take a Test Drive

The Ramsey Hotel and Convention Center 3230 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863, Pigeon Forge

Live Lightroom Tutorials and Question-and-Answer Session Come Take a Test Drive feel what Lightroom can do and why you want it Come join us for all the fun with these Lightroom tutorials. You'll learn a lot and will also have the opportunity to ask all those questions that you've been wondering about. Adobe, the maker […]

Free

Commanding Composition

The Ramsey Hotel and Convention Center 3230 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863, Pigeon Forge

Photography as an art form has so many aspects -- impact, presentation, technical skills, storytelling, and many others. What I have found is that composition is the most straightforward aspect to learn to improve your photography quickly. Composition uses various "rules" to control the viewer's experience within the frame and to increase visual interest. This […]

Free

How to Look at and Critique Images

Photographers often talk about everything possible except the images themselves. They have long and involved discussions on gear all the time. Can you imagine painters talking more about their brushes than the artwork they create? The conversation hopefully evolves to technique, which is very important as well. Unfortunately, you can have the best equipment and […]

Free