About Us

Our philosophy is to deliver fun, creative and helpful photography knowledge to our community.

We help you discover & explore the artist within through...


We provide photography content to help elevate your art over multiple mediums including classes, courses, presentations, private coaching and much more.  We share our experience and knowledge of photography with the community to help elevate your art.


After receiving the knowledge, it’s time to apply those ideas, tips and techniques to improve your proficiency.  We offer a variety of opportunities to practice and receiving coaching through various assignments, challenges, classes, courses, private lessons, workshops and more.


We believe that by receiving gentle, but honest feedback on what you have been practicing is one of the most important steps to improving your photography.  We provide feedback sessions for all our classes, clinics, courses, on-assignment series and private sessions.

Lou Nettelhorst
Principal, Photographer, Coach

Deb Simpson
Photographer, Coach

Todd Nettelhorst
Principal, Photographer, Coach

We are world class team providing photography education

The single most important component of a camera is the 12 inches behind it. ~ Ansel Adams