Gregory Cowley Photography Presents Foundations in Photography Workshops

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Gregory Cowley Photography, a San Francisco photography studio, is offering a new Foundations In Photography workshop series. Taught by a seasoned expert in a professional studio setting, the workshops are designed to help novice and enthusiast photographers learn about their cameras and quickly improve their skills.

Digital cameras have simplified the process of making pictures, but ultimately the camera’s computer guesses what kind of photo is being made. How many people understand all of their camera settings? Or know why their photos don’t meet expectations? Learning to operate a camera’s bells and whistles will ensure that budding photographers achieve the look they want to create.

“I realized a lot of photography enthusiasts have done great research and read reviews, then taken the plunge and purchased their dream camera. But when it finally arrives, they take it out of the box, turn it on, and often realize they have no idea how to use it. I wanted to provide a hands-on learning environment for those people, to help them maximize their skills and get the most out of their cameras,” Cowley explained. “A good foundation in photography is a must. Getting down the basics will lead to huge improvements in personal photography,” adds Cowley.

The photography workshops are taught in series of simple one-evening lessons. The first evening is designed to provide a foundation for new photographers and refresh techniques for the more experienced. Whether working with a high-end SLR digital camera or an inexpensive point-and-shoot, students will learn photography fundamentals. All skill levels are welcome.

To register, view the complete workshop schedule, and learn about becoming a better photographer in 2011, visit

About Gregory Cowley:
San Francisco photographer Gregory Cowley began his career in 1992 as a graphic designer working on high profile design projects, incorporating photography into his design work. His passion for creating photographs grew, and in 2005, he became a full-time photographer. Cowley specializes in portraiture, travel, reportage, editorial photography and advertising photography. His photography adventures have taken him from the jungles of Burma to the streets of Buenos Aires. Cowley has been published internationally in industry periodicals such as Wired. His client list includes Intel, IDEO, The Sak, and Merck Pharmaceuticals. He is an adjunct professor at the California College of the Arts and has taught at the Academy of Art University. Gregory Cowley Photography is located in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco.

To learn more about Gregory and to view his portfolio visit

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