Phone Photography 101 Workshop

Phone Photography 101

WORKSHOP: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 – 8:30am to 1:00pm (CDT) at Brushwood Center at Ryersen Woods, Riverwoods, IL

ONLINE FEEDBACK SESSION: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 – 7:30pm to 9:30pm (CDT)


SKILL LEVEL: Beginner to Advanced Beginner


LED BY: Lou Nettelhorst, Todd Nettelhorst

Looking to make better pictures with your phone?

Learn from professional photographers how to setup and use your phone camera to capture beautiful images including simple tips, tricks, and apps that can help you gain instant results!

Our educational and fun-filled day will include a presentation on basic phone camera tools, introduction to composition, a hands-on shoot with coaching followed by a demonstration of how to quickly edit your images.

This class includes our proven learning cycle, which is to provide INFORMATION, give opportunities to PRACTICE using the information, and then receive FEEDBACK on the practice results. It’s all about the fun of learning by doing.

LOCATION: Workshop – Brushwood Center at Ryersen Woods (Map) at Brushwood Center

Online Feedback Session – Online (personal computer)


Lou is a photography educator who helps photographers discover and explore the artist within. Lou is first and foremost a photography teacher, as well as, an award-winning photographer and stunning image-maker. He is a man on a mission to make photographing fun, creative and rewarding for others through his unique teaching style. The hallmark of Lou’s teaching style is his eagerness to share his professional experience and techniques, while always providing encouragement and humor. Lou has taught thousands of aspiring photographers. He literally gets “goose-bumps” when he sees the amazing images made by his students, and counts their successes as his most treasured reward. Besides sharing his professional experience and techniques with considerable encouragement, he offers constructive feedback with a fun sense of humor. One of his students recently commented, “You can be a great photographer, but not know how to teach. Lou is a phenomenal teacher and an amazing photographer!”

Todd Nettelhorst is also an accomplished, artistic photographer, as well.  His charismatic energy and unique photographic perspective is very contagious.  He has a passion for the visual arts and helping others bring out the best in their creative abilities.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND This workshop is designed to accommodate beginner to advanced beginner levels  looking to gain basic knowledge about using your phone.

EQUIPMENT RECOMMENDATIONS Android or iOS Phone with camera app installed.

DRESS and PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS In the spring, weather is quite variable. Be sure to check the forecast and dress accordingly (Weather).  We may go outside and shoot some of the practice session, so be prepared.  All other sessions will be held indoors.  The recommended physical condition is easy.

TRANSPORTATION and MEALS: Participants are responsible for their own travel and snacks.

DATE and TIME: Workshop – Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 8:30am to 1:00pm CDT

Online Feedback Session – Tuesday, June 4, 2019 @ 7:30pm to 9:30pm CDT

REGISTRATION FEES: $120* (min. 10/ max. 20 participants)

*The registration fee will be refundable only when a participant has to withdraw prior to the event and there is a waiting list and their spot can be filled.

Terms & Conditions

Limited Availability: Reserve your spot today!

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Phone Photography 101 Workshop Details & Contact

Riverwoods, IL

WORKSHOP: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 8:30am – 1:00pm CST – Brushwood Center at Ryersen Woods, IL

ONLINE FEEDBACK SESSION: Tuesday, June 4, 2019 @ 7:30pm – 9:30pm CST

CLASS FEE: $120*

SKILL LEVEL: Beginner / Advanced Beginner


LED BY: Lou Nettelhorst, Todd Nettelhorst

Terms & Conditions  

Limited Availability – RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!



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    Brushwood Center @ Ryersen Woods, Riverwoods, IL

    Limited Availability: Reserve your spot today!

    Reserve Now!