Travel Photography with Ray Pfortner

Cesky Krumlov ©RAY Pfortner

The San Juan Islands Museum of Art (SJIMA) welcomes Vashon Island photographer Ray Pfortner for a new Travel Photography Workshop:

Photography out on the Road with Ray Pfortner
Sunday June 30 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at SJIMA – 540 Spring Street
Cost is $85 (SJIMA Members – $75)

Class size is limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Register at or at the Museum front desk during regular hours.

This workshop is for all photographers, whether hobbyists making souvenirs, or serious photographers for showing and selling. Also for visual artists working in all mediums using photography for artist reference or elements in collage or mixed media.

All digital cameras are welcome: phone, point & shoot, digital SLR and mirrorless.

Ray Pfortner is photographer teaching both photography techniques and the business side of all art mediums. He teaches throughout the Northwest for partners including the Photography Certificate Programs at the University of Washington and Bellevue College, South Seattle College, Daniel Smith Artists Supply, Seattle Public Library, Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland, the Seattle Chinese and Japanese Gardens and Vashon Center for the Arts.

Ray and his wife, Nancy Wing, lead photography workshops to destinations including China, Croatia, the Czech Republic and Cuba.

Ray’s own photography concentrates on nature and landscapes, environmental issues and travel everywhere he goes. He is represented by Getty Images. To learn more about Ray and his work, visit

This workshop will range from camera settings and handling to designing evocative, memorable photographs. It will include practical tips on things to do before, during and after your travels – tips that will allow you to make the most out of every photo op along the way.

Participants are asked to bring 3 of their travel photographs on a flash drive to share for feedback along with their camera, lenses, tripods/monopods, camera instruction manual if they have one and any questions.

Posted on June 24, 2019 at 5:46 am by

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