Sunday Sampler May 2

Today’s Sunday Sampler is rusty metal from an old car at a place we discovered recently (pssst…it’s on the Barns & Back Roads Workshops!).


“Working with Smart Photo Editor”

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time

See how I use Smart Photo Editor in my creative processing and learn about the program (and how I use it for texture work!).



June 26-27, 2021

Just $39 – will include 2 full days of seminars;
speaker’s notes; virtual goodie bag; and door prizes!

Our Speaker Line-Up is Complete!

Mark Bowie (MA) –
Mark will be sharing two new programs he is just finishing!
“Finding November: With Artistic Flair” and
“Forests: The Art of Photographing Trees and Woods”
Charles Needle (CO) –
“Impressionist Photography: How to Use Your Camera as a Paintbrush” and
“Creative Smartphone Photography”

Mindy Guidry (LA) – mindyguidry
“Creating Watercolor Art in Photoshop”
Kelly Walkotten (MI/FL) –
“Using Actions & Selections” & “Vintage Effects”
Shelly Roy (TX)
“Digital Collage Art with Embellishments, Clipping Masks & Templates”
Nicole Wilde (CA) –
“Create Wildlife Masterpieces Using Textures”

and, me and Dave!

I will start featuring a speaker each week starting this Sunday in the “Sunday Sampler”.
We will have their bio, class descriptions and sample images.


NOTE: To keep our participants and event secure, you must set up a
free Zoom account (and download their software). Thanks.


Now that it’s warming up and people are getting their vaccinations, travel is again on the mind of many photographers! Join us for a Spring or Fall Barns & Back Roads Workshop here in beautiful Northeast Tennessee! They are limited to 3 people per workshop.

May 4-7 (FULL)
May 10-13 (1 spot open)
June 3-6 (FULL)

Sept. 17-20 (3 spots open)
Sept. 23-26 (3 spots open)
Sept. 30-Oct. 3 (3 spots open)
Oct. 3-10 (1 spot open)
Oct. 13-16 (3 spots open)
Oct. 25-28 (3 spots open – this is the only workshop with 6 people max after our Conference)
Oct. 31-Nov. 3 (FULL)
Nov. 5-8 (2 spots open)

We also have 2 guest rooms so there is an option to stay here if you wish. There are also 2 hotels within 5 miles of our house.

Take a look at our website for info HERE, and sign up HERE or through the link on the workshop page.


Passing through the area and don’t have time for a 3-day workshop? Spend one full day one-on-one photographing barns and working on your post-processing. We can do more photographing or more post-processing – your choice!

Just $350

includes lunch

Contact me prior to registering to check on date availability.

OPTIONAL: Stay in one of our guest rooms for $45/night (night before and/or night of workshop)

More info on the website HERE.


Join us in Tennessee October 23-24, 2021
at the beautiful MeadowView Hotel & Conference Center
in Kingsport, TN

Our in-person Conferences keep you busy for 2 full days of seminars and hands-on photo-ops. Registration includes: Lunch both days; coffee “and”; all seminars; speaker’s notes on a flash drive; goodie bag; and a chance to mingle with other attendees and speakers.
Max 100 attendees.

We will also have “add-on” Friday afternoon pre-conference hands-on sessions – TBA soon!

Register for the in-person event by June 5th
and receive a FREE ticket to the June Virtual Conference!

Click HERE to go to the Conference Web Page
for more info and to register!
(Or HERE for the direct store link)


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Spend $25 in one order and save 10% with code PEACOCK10
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