Join Benton Downs for…
Deepen your artistry and creative eye through photography. Transform your compositions and produce your best work ever.
Our 30+ years of experience, hands-on instruction and video follow up help you gain technical competence in a way that fits your pace and style.
We take the worry out of photographing unique locations. We’ve been there, and we’ll help you capture each location like a pro.
Upcoming Photography Workshops
Intro To Lightroom Classic CC & Photoshop CC
January 25, 2020 | ArtCentre of Plano
Paint does not create a great painting any more than a raw image creates art. It takes interaction with a creative mind and the proper tools.
Introduction To Creative Photography
February 9, 2020 | ArtCentre of Plano
A picture is worth a thousand words…done properly, a creative image can leave people speechless.
Printing & Selling Your Photography
February 22, 2020 | Richardson, TX
As I once said, “I’d love for my hobby to pay for itself.” Learn how to make that happen.
Savannah Georgia Photography Workshop
March 5–8, 2020 | Savannah, GA
Capture the southern charm of historic Savannah with your own photographic stories in this engaging workshop.
Dallas Skyline Workshop
April 5, 2020 | Dallas, TX
Join us for an evening capturing the iconic Dallas Skyline and the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.
Night Sky Workshop at Ft. Griffin Historic Site
July 18, 2020 | Albany, TX
Join us for beautiful skies in a great historic location.
Big Bend Milky Way & Landscape Workshop
August 2020 | Big Bend National Park
Master your photography while capturing legendary night skies and incredible vistas.
Lake Tahoe Photography Workshop
October 15-18, 2020 | Lake Tahoe
Photograph the largest Alpine Lake in North America. The shoreline, mountains, and waterfalls in the area provide endless opportunities for dramatic imagery.
Arkansas Waterfalls & Fall Color Photography Workshop
November 5-8, 2020 | Ozark National Forest
Come join us as we play in and around the beautiful Ozark National Forest near Russellville, Arkansas.
Introduction To Photography
January 16, 2021 | ArtCentre of Plano
Take your first steps towards capturing images that inspire the world.
Meet Your Instructors
David Downs (l.) and Barry Benton (r.) are award-winning photographers who are passionate about sharing their knowledge with others. Whether students want to create art or simply take better images, the team’s expert guidance help students reach their goal and grow as photographers.
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