“Peter is the consummate professional, but more importantly to me I have found him to be creatively encouraging. I am much bolder now and more confident in my choices and believe he has been instrumental in this.“
— J.Pritchard / Private Tutoring / June, 2011
“Was finally able to stop using my camera on auto mode. Took away the anxiety and made photography more enjoyable.“
— Anonymous / Beginner DSLR / April, 2012
“Great teacher, great pace and length so that I felt I got a really good breadth of knowledge in a relatively short course.“
— Callie Hamilton / Beginner DSLR / April, 2015
“Teacher speaks like he enjoys shooting pictures and explains the concepts on a level that a beginner can easily understand.“
— Cheryl Angadicheril / DSLR Evening Classes / May, 2010
“The workshop has made me more curious to take more chances and experiment.“
— James Coleman / Beginner DSLR / August, 2014
“This is my third class here and people have already commented that my pictures are getting better.“
— George Whitmeyer / DSLR Evening Classes / March, 2011
“Peter was right there armed with tips and advice. I very much appreciated his help and input.“
— Bethany Shanahan / Lightroom Shoot & Edit / April, 2012
“Very helpful. I had lots of “AHA” moments.“
— Denise Smith / Beginner DSLR / January, 2013
“I am left amazed with what I have learned today. Amazed and excited!“
— Janice Caldwell / Beginner DSLR / December, 2011

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