Widely considered as the most comprehensive photography and business workshop in the industry, Jerry Ghionis workshops consistenly sell out and have been described as life changing. This is the ultimate opportunity for those who wish to take their photography, business and personal development to new heights.

Jerry has been photographing professionally for over 20 years, owned his own business for over 15 years and taught professionally all over the world for over 12 years. Jerry is rarity in the industry where his natural photographic talent is only matched by his business acumen and his ability to teach and inspire others.

Apr 26 - Apr 26, 2014
Pasadena, CA

Jerry will be presenting the keynote presentation at the Pro Photo Expo in Pasadena, CA on Saturday, April 26 at 7:30pm entitled, "The Art Before Photoshop."  Known as the “MacGyver” of photography, Jerry has the innate ability to turn ordinary situations into extraordinary images using any light source and scenario. Jerry will show you how to effortlessly evoke emotion from your subjects, combined with the right light and pose that together look creative, natural and glamorous. After this seminar, you will never complain about having to work with an ordinary location ever again. Witness and learn the art that comes before Photoshop.

LOS ANGELES, CA / 5 Day Workshop
Apr 28 - May 2, 2014

An intensive, hands-on 5 day workshop -- limited to only 20 students.

CHICAGO, IL / 5 Day Workshop - ONLY 3 SPACES LEFT!!
May 19 - May 23, 2014
3 seats left

An intensive, hands-on 5 day workshop -- limited to only 20 students.

Jun 8 - Jun 10, 2014
Gold Coast, Australia

Jerry and Melissa will both be presenting seminars at this years AIPP Nikon Event to be held on the Gold Coast in Australia.  Jerry will be presenting the keynote address on Monday morning at 8:30am and then will also present a 2 hour workshop on Monday after at 1:30pm.  Melissa will be presenting two separate presentations on Monday at 11:00am and Tuesday afternoon at 1:30pm focused on customer service and how to achieve better sales. We hope you'll join us!

NEW YORK, NY/ 5 Day Workshop (Sold Out)
Jul 7 - Jul 11, 2014
0 seats left

An intensive, hands-on 5 day workshop -- limited to only 20 students.

LIMA, PERU / The Fovitech Convention
Aug 18 - Aug 21, 2014
Lima, Peru

Jerry will be presenting two programs at this year's Fovitech Convention in Lima, Peru.  He will present a 3 hour seminar on August 19 and then a full day workshop to a limited number of students on August 21.  During his three hour seminar on August 19 entitled, "How to Wow", Jerry will show you how to effortlessly evoke emotion from your subjects and how to get the most from any ordinary location.  And during his full day program, Jerry will break down the 5 steps to creating a well crafted image during a live shoot.  You will see Jerry create amazing photos in front of your eyes and he will explain his process and technique while you watch it unfold.

North America - Various cities in the US and Canada/ HOW TO WOW TOUR
Sep 2 - Nov 2, 2014
In his first US and Canada tour in over 3 years, Jerry will be visiting 33 cities during the HOW to WOW Tour!

Join Jerry and Melissa during a great day-long experience when they visit various cities throughout North America.  Jerry will be presenting a series of full day interactive workshops and evening seminars!

MELBOURNE, AUS / 5 Day Workshop (Sold Out)
Nov 24 - Nov 28, 2014
0 seats left

An intensive, hands-on 5 day workshop -- limited to only 20 students.

Mar 13 - Mar 21, 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa

Join us for a once in a lifetime experience on an 8 day/9 night African safari! Immerse yourself in an environment sure to rejuvenate your photographic creativity: the South African Safari. This wild excursion will evoke your excitement about photography by stimulating your senses in every way with the sounds and textures of the safari, the smell and taste of traditional African meals, and by viewing these remarkable animals in their natural habitat. Your photography career couldn't ask for a more exhilarating event.

Each day will include two trips out on the South African Safari with plenty of rest and relaxation at the luxurious camp. Jerry will be leading 1-2 hour workshops each day relating to your needs about lighting, composition, creativity and more.

This trip is being organized and will led by Kevin and Tricia Dooley of Idube Photo Safari, and daily photography sessions will be led by Jerry and Kevin Dooley.

The tentative daily schedule will be:

6:00 AM   - Wake Up
6:30 AM   - Tea/Coffee/ Snacks
6:45 AM   - Leave on Safari
10:00 AM - Return from Safari
10;15 AM - Full Breakfast
11:30 AM - Photography Workshop Session with Jerry Ghionis
1:30 PM   - Lunch
3:30 PM   - High Tea
3:45 PM   - Leave on Safari
Return at Dark
8:00 PM   - Full Dinner, time by the fire, and bed time

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Previous Workshops

    Apr 9 - Apr 9, 2014
    Feb 28 - Mar 5, 2014
  • CINNCINATI, OH / Photo Pro Expo
    Feb 8 - Feb 10, 2014
  • DETROIT, MI / Seminar at Pro Cam
    Nov 9 - Nov 9, 2013
  • BOSTON, MA / 5 Day Workshop
    Nov 4 - Nov 8, 2013
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