Truly Industry Giants

ADVANCED PORTRAITURE - "Between Light and Shadow"

Tony Corbell Tony Corbell Tony Corbell Tony Corbell

One of the most recognizable names in the business, Tony Corbell is truly a living Legend. This class will cover all types of lighting - including portable flash, studio strobes, sunlight and ambient light - and lighting applications like additive, subtractive, reflective and transmission. Tony will discuss the importance of control in the digital capture and how a few seconds of extra time spent at time of capture can save hours in post production. Learn how to explore things that can be new and different. Learn how to see a unique perspective and not be afraid to push the limits of your talents.


Tony Corbell
Tony Corbell has photographed some of the most recognized faces including three US presidents, world leaders at the United Nations, fashion models, celebrities, NASA astronauts and a lot more. He has photographed or taught photographic technical skills in more than 20 countries and world capitals as well as in all fifty US states. In addition, Tony has conducted more than 700 workshops and seminars in London, Scotland, Ireland, Toronto, Vancouver, Mexico, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Dubai, Trinidad/Tobago, Germany, Sweden, and Nova Scotia. His books on the topics of light have sold internationally since 2000 In 2017 Tony released two books with publisher Amherst Media called Light and Shadow. Tony has written articles in literally every major photographic magazine in the U.S., Japan, U.K., and China.

LIGHTING, POSING and MORE - "Mastering the Fundamentals"

Hanson Fong Hanson Fong Hanson Fong Hanson Fong

Hanson will teach you the fundamentals of lighting - from the harsh rays of the sun, to the controlable output of a studio. And you'll learn the three main lighting patterns both in class and outdoors. Once these two things are understood, any lighting situation can be handled without a problem. Hanson's reknown posing techniques will teach you how to make your subjects look great, regardless of body "type" and "height" differences. These are the foundations for posing couples, families, and any size group. This is a 'hands-on' class. Do not miss your chance to study with this Pioneer and living Legend.


Hanson Fong
Hanson Fong is globally recognized as one of the premier portrait and wedding photographers. Hanson is a Master Photographer and Photographic Craftsman. His experience and educational credentials are unsurpassed. He is the 7th member in the history of Professional Photographers of America to earn over 1000 merits. He holds 4 photographic fellowships, recipient of the Gerhard Bakker Award for excellence in photographic education, and American Society of Photographers (ASP) Honorary Educational Associate. His work and talent are recognized throughout the United States, Asia, Canada, Mexico and Europe. His work has been displayed in the Hall of Fame, Epcot Center, and the ASP Traveling Loan. Hanson's images have been seen in numerous publications including "American Photo", "Bridal Guide", "Popular Photography", "Rangefinder", "Studio Photography", and "Professional Photographer".

FAMILY and CHILDREN PORTRAITURE - "Your Images From Good To Amazing"

Elizabeth Homan Elizabeth Homan Elizabeth Homan Elizabeth Homan

As a true pioneer, Elizabeth Homan started in her photography business nearly 30 years ago, when the industry was predominantly men. And since then, she, along with husband Trey, have been through all the failures and successes. So Elizabeth knows what it takes to have a successful business, and she plans on sharing all of that information with you. You'll learn environmental and studio lighting, composition, posing individuals and families, working with children, marketing and selling wall portraits and albums, pricing for profit, increasing your sales, creating year round success, and branding yourself. Be prepared for a ton of inspiration, ideas and laughs in this jam-packed class!


Elizabeth Homan
Elizabeth and her husband Trey own and operate Artistic Images in San Antonio, Texas where they have enjoyed a hugely successful studio for the past 28 years. Elizabeth has won countless awards for her portraiture, including her wedding and portrait albums. Elizabeth has been selected as PPA's Photographer of the year for the past six years as well as a PPA Elite member. Elizabeth is also a member of The Camera Craftsmen of America. She and Trey have 3 teenage sons, one with special needs, who keep them very busy when they are not at the studio. They love this industry and love to share the knowledge by teaching seminars and workshops throughout the US and abroad.


Tony Sweet Tony Sweet Tony Sweet Tony Sweet

Join Nikon Behind the Lens Imagemaker, Tony Sweet, for a week-long photographic jaunt through Dewey Beach and the surrounding areas. You'll be out at sunrise and again at sunset to capture the amazing "sweet" light of the day. Then in-between, there will be some great class time to review and get some awesome instruction on a variety of topics. During the field sessions, Tony will be around to help and suggest ideas to tighten up your technique and vision. During the class session, there will be in-depth critiques and software tips, tricks, and techniques. Having taught at MARS more than any other instructor in our 25 year history, Tony is a phenom, and truly a legend.


Tony Sweet
After successful careers as a jazz musician/ educator, and professional magician, Tony settled on photography as his chosen means for personal expression. Beginning as a film photographer, Tony has become facile in image editing software and plugins and is an in-demand speaker throughout the United States and Canada on creativity in the digital age. Tony maintains an active speaking schedule across the US and Canada. His images are used by Nikon, Singh Ray, Exposure, Topaz, Lensbaby and others for national ad campaigns, and his photography is represented by Getty Images. Tony has authored five books on the art of photography. His latest book, "Iceland, A Visual Tour" was just published by Amherst Media and is available on Amazon.

Mid-Atlantic Regional School of Professional Photography
a PPA Affiliate school for continuing education in all aspects of photography