• Photography classes and workshops in Edmonton through Meetup

    Photography Workshops & Classes in Edmonton

    2019 - 2020 Season

    Join fellow photographers learning and improving their photography with these classes and workshops in Edmonton. We offer FREE monthly classes on photo editing with Lightroom, Luminar and Photoshop as well as night photography, portrait lighting, and more.

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  • weekend photography workshop in drumheller

    Weekend Photography Workshop in Drumheller

    Sept 17 - 20, 2020

    Come immerse yourself in a full long weekend of photography. Spend three nights and four days learning the finer points of night photography, get some stunning sunrise and sunset photos over the prairies and work with a model at the Atlas coal mine.

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    Photo Tour Vietnam

    April 26 - May 9, 2020

    Terraced rice paddies, colorful local markets, ancient ruins, magical pagodas, and vibrant city life. Yes, Vietnam has it all and we’ll see all that and more on this photography tour. Total photography immersion, in a safe environment, with experienced professional photographers providing lots of hands-on help!

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online photography course

This online photography course is perfect for the beginner or intermediate photographer who wants to take their pictures to the next level... to getting that "Wow!" shot. Purchase for yourself or as a gift for your favorite friend or family member this holiday season.

Photography Classes & Workshops

photo editing workshop for beginners

Photo Editing Class in Edmonton

Join us for a FREE photography class in Edmonton this November 12th, 2019 with Darlene Hildebrandt of Digital Photo Mentor. A 2-hour class – Introduction to photo editing with Lightroom, Photoshop and Luminar. Get a basic overview of the HOWs and WHYs of image processing. What software options are available and which are recommended for […]

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Night photography field trip - student image by Brenda Boychuk

Night Photography Field Trip – student images

I teach a Night Photography workshop through McBain Camera and my students and I decided it would be fun to go out and do a field trip to apply what we’ve learned in the classroom.    Here are some of the images created by my students that night.  We practically got eaten alive by mosquitos […]

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About Your Tutor

photography tutor in Edmonton

Born and raised in Edmonton, Darlene has had formal training in photography at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. She enjoys portraits, fine art, and travel photography. She is a seasoned traveler having spent time in Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia, Peru, Thailand, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Cuba and Australia. Darlene loves exotic locales, exotic food and experiencing different countries directly through the local people and the cultural arts. Her vision is to share her artistic talents through teaching “the art of seeing”, and to spread love and tolerance through the experience of truly connecting with and understanding people of different cultures.