Title slide in my Keynote presentation as PhotoCoach for Best Buy's Camera Experience Shop.
Title slide in my Keynote presentation as PhotoCoach for Best Buy’s Camera Experience Shop.

Taught my first photo class to beginning photographers as a PhotoCoach for Best Buy’s Camera Experience Shop yesterday. We had nine participants of various skill levels, one of which had never used her camera – I helped her put in the battery, memory card, mount the lens and screw on her UV filter! The class covered portraits, low light, macro and action photography, all in the store.

I had to tell my origin story, so I began with my first successful feature photo shot at WKU, that made the front page of The College Heights Herald:

Shot as a photojournalism student at WKU following a soccer match, I called it "Spray Play."
Shot as a photojournalism student at WKU following a soccer match, I called it “Spray Play.”

If you’re interested in attending my next class, sign up here: Free #PhotoWorkshop at @BestBuy Sunday, July 26th at Store #333 on Shelbyville Road in Louisville.