WORKSHOPS + LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
DAVE IS ONE OF CANADA’S MOST RESPECTED EDUCATORS
Dave has taught photography around Canada and across the globe, including engagements for Nikon (Dubai), One Ocean Expeditions (Antarctica), After Dark Education (St. Louis), Mystic Seminars (Portland), PPAM (Plymouth), the Globe and Mail (Toronto). Nationally, he has been featured as a presenter at both CAPA (Vancouver/2015, Ottawa, 2017) and PPOC Inspired Vision Conference (Keynote, Charlottetown, 2015). Dave leads photography workshops around the world, preaching creativity, authenticity, and respect for this planet’s many wonders.
Portrait, landscape, astro, vision, and business workshops, tours, and seminars across Canada and the globe. Current listings:
Dave co-leads workshops and photographic tours across Canada and the Globe, including upcoming trips to Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Namibia, Antarctica, the Azores, Namibia, and more. These workshops are offered through OFFBEAT, the photo tour company and community Dave created along with respected Canadian photographer, Paul Zizka. For more information on these listings and upcoming trips, please see current listings here.
Dave is one of Canada’s most respected portrait artists and has photographed celebrities, royalty, Juno Award-winning music artists, and thousands upon thousands of the faces you encounter each and every day, from veterans to newborns to families to the man or woman next door. To see his list of workshops which cover everything from lighting techniques (both introduced and natural) to working effectively with subjects, to posing and evoking emotion, click here.
Dave runs intimate artistic retreats with small groups dedicated to not only photography but more so all the things that go around being a photographer/artist...including:
- portfolio reviews
- one on one mentoring
- social media marketing
- establishing your voice as an artist
- getting “out there” in your local/provincial market
- growing your artistic vision
- pricing yourself fairly
- tools to stay organized
- taking the non-competitive approach to competition
- how to get published
- presenting your work effectively
- the power of effective critique
- the power of community
LAND AND SEE 2019 // SOLD OUT
Held in Long Creek outside the capital city of Charlottetown on beautiful Prince Edward Island, LAND AND SEE is a creative conference that mixes landscape and portrait genres and features a mixture of talented speakers from across North America and offer participants both seminar-style learning and hands-on shooting opportunities.