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July 22, 2023: "Mastering Studio Lighting" with Kevin Ames | Workshop

Updated: Oct 29, 2023

Register for the "Mastering Studio Lighting" with Kevin Ames!

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This is a free event sponsored by the Peachtree Corners Photography Club, open to anyone from beginners to pros. Come with your camera and learn to improve your lighting and photography in a hands-on workshop. Registration is required. See the form at the end of the announcement. We hope you will join us!

Workshop Details:

  • Workshop Name: “Mastering Studio Lighting” with Kevin Ames

  • Location: Community Chest Room at Peachtree Corners City Hall

  • Address: 310 Technology Pkwy, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

  • Date: Saturday, July 22, 2023

  • Time & Duration: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (7 Hours- lunch is provided)

  • Workshop Leader: Kevin Ames

  • Need to bring: Bring your DSLR or mirrorless camera

  • Contact us at for questions

We will have 2 models, backgrounds, lighting, and triggers for you to use. Making sets, using backgrounds, changing backgrounds with light, harsh light, soft light, light metering, posing and working with models. Bring your DSLR or mirrorless camera. More details about the day and what to bring will be emailed to everyone who registers for the workshop.

What you will learn:

  • Making sets

  • using backgrounds

  • changing backgrounds with light, harsh light, and soft light,

  • light metering

  • posing and working with models

Special Bonus

Mr. Berrie Smith, an expert camera technician, will be at the workshop all day and will clean your camera’s sensor(s). The cost is $40 per camera, and he will give $5 of that back to the Club to help cover our expenses.


Coffee and donuts will be available in the morning, and a light lunch of sandwiches, soft drinks, and water will be provided at no charge, but donations are gratefully accepted.


Please park on the left side of the building and enter through the side door. Parking is free.

About Kevin Ames:

Kevin Ames has made and sold photographs since he was 12 years old. His photography career began in high school as chief photographer and co-editor of the yearbook.

Kevi Ames

He is in the first generation of electronic news videographers working in television where he became proficient in videography, editing and script writing. He opened his still photography studio in Atlanta in 1982 serving commercial clients from AT&T to Westin Hotels and many others.

Kevin has taught photography, both film and digital since the early 1990s. He has written four books on Adobe Photoshop and photography. He has taught lighting and digital photography across the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and the Philippines. He wrote The Digital Photographers’ Notebook column for Photoshop User magazine for eleven and a half years.

His skill with lighting has made him a sought after photographer making high-end business headshots, building, product, and fashion images. He is passionate about using photography and video to tell his client’s stories in memorable and compelling ways. Check out his website:

See Kevin's photography:


We will meet at the Peachtree Corners City Hall in the Community Chest Room at 310 Technology Pkwy, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092. For directions, visit:

Liability Notice:

By signing up and attending Peachtree Corners Photography Club Workshop you acknowledge that you could be injured or your property damaged. You also agree that you are voluntarily participating in this activity and assume any risk of physical injury or damage to your property. Peachtree Corners Photography Club or any of its members will not be held responsible for injury to oneself or damage to any property.


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Register today!



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