Barnet Workshops » Sharing Experience, Information, Inspiration

We are very happy to announce the second round of Studio Portrait Lighting and Off Camera Flash workshops at our  studio! We’re still teaching at Samy’s Orange County, LA and Pasadena, but we’re also conducting workshops and classes at our studio. In the following weeks we’ll introduce several other instructors that will be teaching there. These […]

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  • June 10, 2014 - 2:47 pm

    Mary - Hi you two,

    I’m very interested in taking the off camera class.
    Any chance you might offer it on a weekday?


    Please offer it in Sept. (Busy with the Sawdust Art Festival till then)ReplyCancel

  • June 11, 2014 - 6:42 pm

    Shirin - I want to participate in ur workshop, i m from india , is there ne chance?ReplyCancel

    • March 30, 2015 - 7:41 pm

      admin - Thank you for your interest in our workshops Shirin… I don’t think we’ll be going to India any time soon… How about you coming over to Orange County, California… You can visit Disneyland while you’re here… :-)ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2014 - 4:45 pm

    Frank Rosales - Please sign me up for your august class.
    Frank Rosales
    714 396-4896ReplyCancel

We had a great class today with 21 eager photographers ready to hone their skills in studio portrait lighting. Our model, Brenda, did a great job and we want to give her a big thank you! We made some great images and  are very excited to post them here in the next couple of days. […]

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  • April 28, 2014 - 9:12 am

    Johnf579 - I will immediately grab your rss feed as I can not find your email subscription link or enewsletter service. Do you’ve any? Please let me know in order that I could subscribe. Thanks. fkecfagbkaeeReplyCancel

During a real wedding, we don’t  have the time to photograph our brides the way we can when working on a fashion assignment. We always enjoy shooting the bridal gown spread for Ceremony Magazine. This year we had that opportunity again. We did this shoot last June at one of our favorite venues, The St. […]

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  • February 20, 2014 - 9:21 pm

    Rick Thompson - love your blog every time I check it. Always so much I learn from you Joe.

    Best investment I’ve done is to seek you out and enroll in your workshops.

    Great Images, as always


    • March 30, 2015 - 7:42 pm

      admin - Thank you very much for the kind words Rick! Great to hear from you! Take care…ReplyCancel

We always enjoy our Recharge at Rancho workshops… This year was no exception! The event was sold out and we got to spend the day with a great group of photographers. This year we made a few changes. We had a slightly smaller group, and we shared all the classroom information before lunch so that […]

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  • July 22, 2013 - 9:29 pm

    mark - Wowww its so amazing…its very good job..and good pictureReplyCancel

    • July 22, 2013 - 9:43 pm

      admin - Thank you Mark! We really enjoy doing this workshop every Memorial Day!ReplyCancel

We love photographing weddings! And the photographic challenges that come along, like less than ideal lighting, limited time, etc. This is why I love the opportunity to photograph portraits, especially in a studio environment where your imagination is the limit. We always look forward to our Studio and Environmental Portrait Workshops at Samy’s Camera. We […]

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  • April 13, 2013 - 8:29 pm

    Tye - Great tips!ReplyCancel

    • October 1, 2013 - 12:41 pm

      admin - Thank you Rob! We love working in the studio… It’s great to experiment with lighting. It’s more about having the time, using your imagination and having a good subject than the gear…. But the right gear sure helps… We appreciate your comment. Keep in touch!ReplyCancel

  • October 1, 2013 - 12:23 pm

    Rob - I love the lighting in the studio photos, adds a nice soft touch to the portraits.