What we're about
You may RSVP for classes but seats are not confirmed until you call the studio at 210-439-0570 and book your class, any of our classes could be yours for as little as $35.00 dollars, see details below.
Our classes cost $125.00 dollars, however we have many discount options such as our:
We have a Groupon ad which saves you 40% and bring the cost to $75.00 dollars and can be found by clicking the link below:
If you are active military or the spouse of an active duty member or veteran you qualify for our military discount rate is 50% which bring the cost of a class to $62.50.
Or our best discount and most used discount option is our photo club discount, by joining one of the two photography clubs we sponsor you enjoy a 72% discount rate on all classes and workshops making the cost of your class $35.00 dollars.
The two photography clubs we sponsor are listed below.
Schertz Photography Society (SPS) https://www.meetup.com/SPS-Schertz-Tx/
New Braunfels Photographic Society http://www.newbraunfelsphotographyclub.org/
Schertz Photography School & Studio offers the following photography educational options:
Seminars are taught by experienced photographers and are a one-time session focusing on a particular topic. We will provide a notepad and pen -you will need them! Titles: "Get out of Auto Mode" -our most popular, "Lenses & Filters", many more!
Workshops are instructor-led a one-time session focusing on a particular topic. Bring your camera, you are going to use it! Examples: Macro Photography, portrait photography, photographing the moon, etc.
Field trips are conducted at area locations where we hold photography classes. These locations make great back drops for students during their hands on sessions. Field trips last 3-4 hours per session.
Pick from any of the below locations, for your hands-on DSLR photography field trip. Where we will cover;
Exposure using the L.I.S.A. concept and practice-M mode
Photo perspectives and creativity
Composition-symmetry, balance, shapes
Equipment issues and thoughts
You will come away with really great shots from any one of these below locations and have a great day of photography.
(Driftwood TX) (San Antonio Botanical Garden) (San Antonio Missions)
(San Antonio Riverwalk) (Wimberley TX)
Here is a video from one of our Driftwood/Wimberley field trip workshops.
Your Instructor: Victor Watson
Mr. Watson is retired from both the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the United States Army where he was active in the field of law enforcement on the local, state, military and federal levels for over 35 years. His assignments ranged from Patrol to Investigations to Senior Instructor where he used his photography skills as an investigative tool to aid in crime scene investigations and victim crimes and then pass on those skills to state and federal officers while at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Glynco, GA. Mr. Watson has a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Education (BSOE) and has an extensive resume that includes photography training he received from U.S. Army Criminal Investigations Division, Federal Bureau of Investigations and the Department of Homeland Security. He has attended and provided instruction of actual forensic and crime scene photography using the photography skill sets required for both film and digital single-lens reflex camera (DSLR). During his last 10 years of public service with FLETC, he served as a Senior Instructor, Program Specialist and Law Enforcement Specialist where he oversaw the basic photography program for all of DHS, led groups of Federal, State and Local law enforcement agency employees engaged in performing digital photography duties related to crime scene photography, and spear-headed the development of the Law Enforcement Digital Photography Training Program later renamed Digital Photography for Law Enforcement Level 1. In retirement Mr. Watson continues to actively teach photography to both private and public safety sector.