UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF
CAPTURING AMAZING IMAGES

Whatever your skill level, tRg Studio provides one-on-one photography training
to help you become a more confident photographer.

PHOTOGRAPHY TRAINING

The camera can be intimidating. Yet with a little knowledge, it is nothing short of illuminating. Digital photography often seems mysterious. But when once mastered, it borders on miraculous.  Our commercial and digital photography classes are designed to help you move beyond the technical so you can capture the magical.

CLASS DURATION

Our photography courses and classes can last anywhere from 2 hours to 5 weeks, depending on the intensity of instruction. Most courses take place at tRg Studio in Tampa, Florida.

ONE-ON-ONE TRAINING

For those who live elsewhere or like the convenience of learning at home, tRg Studio offers virtual classes through video chat. Whether in person or online, tRg provides the same high quality, individualized instruction.

DIGITAL CAMERA BASICS

$275.00 / 5 weeks

Find out what all those buttons on your camera do! This introductory course helps you move from automatic to manual settings as you gain an understanding of the parts and functions of a camera including: aperture, shutter, ISO, custom functions, and various other menu items. Distinctions between camera lenses are also addressed.

Also Recommened:

Nikon Digital Camera Basics + Canon Digital Camera Basics

PHOTO IMAGE EDITING

$275.00 / 5 weeks

Adobe® Photoshop is a powerful photo and image editing application. With this course, tRg will walk you through a full range
of Photoshop functions, tools and techniques, and place you well on your way to working like a pro. Learn how to use the program to enhance your imagery through: layers and selections features, adjusting, manipulating, and retouching digital photos and images, as well as techniques for saving, outputting, and presenting your work.

LIGHTROOM CATALOG EDITING

$275.00 / 5 weeks

For the advanced amateur to professional, Adobe® Lightroom® software simplifies photography from shoot to finish. It is the essential toolbox, providing one easy application for image viewing, editing, evaluation and comparison for your digital RAW files.

STUDIO LIGHTING

$275.00 / 5 weeks

This course will give detailed, specific techniques and present new tools used for lighting different subjects. You will learn to light shapes, products (such as food), and how to control light with objects. You will practice using a continuous light source as well as studio flash. Students are expected to bring in items of interest. The techniques learned in class provide you with the confidence to use an artificial light source in low light or to add emotion and interest to images in order to further express your vision.

FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY

$275.00 / 5 weeks

Explore the principles of using a portable, external flash as well as how to effectively use your on camera flash. Learn to identify great lighting and how to manipulate light to match your vision. Introduction to softboxes and umbrellas, fill light, bouncing the flash, sync speeds and more are included in this class.

GET TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA

$275.00 / 5 weeks

A new digital camera? Now What?! You can get started with our one-day, two-hour, personalized consultation for just $60. You will receive two hours of 1-on-1 personalized training on how effectively use your camera. Please note: This class is limited to digital camera functions only. Be sure to bring the owner’s manual.

There are several levels to a course. Each level is five weeks long. Each weekly session is two hours. Keep in mind that a course can be revisited multiple times to facilitate learning new concepts and rehearse previously taught topics.

ADOBE • LightRoom

For the advanced amateur to professional, Adobe® Lightroom® software simplifies photography from shoot to finish. It is the essential toolbox, providing one easy application for image viewing, editing, evaluation and comparison for your digital RAW files.
Price: $275.00 / 5 weeks

HDR | High Dynamic Range Processing

This is  three week course. Come experience the latest revolution in photography! There is a way to get a full range of tones in imagery. By capturing the range of light available in a photograph, a photographer creates more depth, brightness and darkness in a photograph for a more realistic look. See first hand how your images can undergo the HDR transformation.
Price: $275.00 / 5 weeks

Portrait Lighting

Good portrait photography is a combination of finding good light, making your subject feel at ease, and understanding a few basic portrait photography concepts.  Learn some of the best techniques for capturing those special, personalized portraits of family and friends that we all yearn to create. You will also have the exclusive opportunity to experience portrait photography instruction in the unique setting of a working professional studio, as well as hands-on practice photographing a model. If you are interested in enhancing your skills in moving beyond the mere average portrait, this class is for you!
Price: $275.00 / 5 weeks

Studio Lighting

 

Good portrait photography is a combination of finding good light, making your subject feel at ease, and understanding a few basic portrait photography concepts.  Learn some of the best techniques for capturing those special, personalized portraits of family and friends that we all yearn to create. You will also have the exclusive opportunity to experience portrait photography instruction in the unique setting of a working professional studio, as well as hands-on practice photographing a model. If you are interested in enhancing your skills in moving beyond the mere average portrait, this class is for you!
Price: $275.00 / 5 weeks

Fashion Lighting

 

Here is your opportunity to photograph models in a studio while learning the basics of studio lighting. Class time will be spent discussing the fashion idea, the basics of styling and makeup, working with modeling agencies, & shooting in the studio and on location, Assignments will cover hair, cosmetic and perfume product segments as well as workout, lingerie and swimwear. Sessions will focus on a greater understanding of the genre with an emphasis on the importance of styling. Shooting assignments and critiques are designed to guide students through a series of lighting situations and to develop a personal sense of vision and creativity. Critiques will focus on each student’s vision and technical execution.

photography. Topics learned include:
• Vantage Point
• Posing the Talent
• Using the Surroundings
• Light Settings
• Talent Included
Price: $475.00 / 5 weeks

High School Photographers Development Program 15+

 

tRg photography is pleased to bring a first-ever class of its kind to Tampa Bay. Being in a working professional commercial photography studio, high school students ages 15+,  who are serious about developing their photography skills will sharpen their skills, explore their talents, build their portfolio and learn more about career possibilities in the photographic industry.
From capture to output, students will make images in today’s modern digital imaging environment and learn to identify and control color using Photoshop.
This is a five week course. Class size is 1-3 students. Available class days are Saturdays 2-4pm, 4-6pm, or 6-8pm. Mondays 6-8pm. Upon registration, contact tRg Studio with your preferred day and time.
Student must present high school ID on the first day of class.

**Note**
This class is only for high school students 15-19 years of age.
Price: $175.00 / 5 weeks

Wedding Lighting

 

This is a four week course. There will be a live model provided once during the course. You will learn standard poses and lighting setups for wedding portrait photography. Topics learned include:
• Vantage Point
• Posing the Bride and Groom
• Using the Surroundings
• Light Settings
• Talent Included
Price: $325.00 / 5 weeks

Basic Flash Photography

 

Learn to effectively use your on camera flash as well as portable flash. Explore the principles of using a portable, external flash. Learn:
• how flash works
•  the different types of portable flash
•  on camera and off camera flash
•  using a portable flash as a main light source
versus a fill light, bouncing the flash, sync speeds and more.
Price: $275.00 / 5 weeks

Business of Photography

 

Learn the concepts behind contracts, billing, releases and marketing. This is a three week, assignment based course.
Price: $250.00 / 5 weeks

You can get started with our “Get to Know Your Digital Camera” one day, two-hour, personalized consultation for just $60. The cost for classes range from $125-$425. Classes are 2 hours a week and, depending on the class, have a duration from two to five weeks. We also offer private sessions at $55.00 per hour. For private sessions, there is a minimum of 1 hour per session.