Would'nt it be great if you could find a professional photographer who would just
"Show" you how to get the results you want
Especially if they would explain how it all works in simple easy to understand language
No techno - Geek stuff
Well you are in luck
Award winning photographer Linda Finstad
Offers a selection on photography classes and workshops
Designed especially for people who dont want to read the manual.
Action / sports Photography
New for 2018 - Day at the Races
Winning Moments Photography Day at the Races
You will learn:
How to capture fast action as the horses thunder part the finish post
Compostion - how to use pictures to tell the story of horse racing
Portraiture - how to capture authentic portraits of real Jockeys, trainers and the hard working people who make up horse racing ( Linda literally wrote the book on) "The Humans of Horse Racing"
Tackle difficult "natural lighting" situations - when you know how to optimise every kind of light you can shoot all day, every day. No more waiting for the perfect light.
Use racing pictures to expand your portfolio
Photographers of every skill level are invited to join us for an evening at the races. We will have an introductory lesson to go over camera settings, and will spend a couple of hours moving between the paddock, rail and finish line to capture thoroughbreds during the races.
We meet up, at the Northlands Park Horse racing track - by the finish post
Friday July 6th at 6pm
Includes a copy of
"How to photograph Horses and their Humans"
For budding Photographers of all skill levels.
If you love Horses and Love to take pictures of them, but are frustrated by the results of your picture taking efforts.
Then sign up for this fun filled - hands on workshop.
You will Learn
• How to pose both horse and handler for beautiful portraits
• How to capture the “Jump Shot” at just the right moment
• You will learn how to recognize
“The right place and the right time”
• How you too can “See the light”
• Linda will share easy tricks for artistic effects
• Freestyle and action shots made easy
Half day workshop $145 per person
Includes a copy of Linda's book
How to Photograph Horses and their Humans
Buy the book $35
plus $10 shipping
Field Trip Photography
Get up close and personal with a large herd of horses in their natural setting.
Your guide Linda Finstad will explain the herd dynamics and natural behaviours. This is “Horse watching” at its best.
Providing the perfect opportunity to observe interactions between the horses and capture “un-posed” equine portraits.
Quite unlike any other photography workshop you have ever attended
If you enjoy nature and the spontaneity of shooting real life as it unfolds you will love this field trip photography class.
You will learn:
Reflection shots ( if the pond is full)
Body language challenge for advanced “Horse watchers”
This is an evening class 6pm - 8:30pm ( summer time only)
We meet at Tim Horton's on Wye road just East of Sherwood Park - then head out to the ranch together.
Only $55 per person must be over 12 years of age
At New Horizon Ranch - Sherwood Park
Digital Photography 101
Linda offers a great introduction to digital photography class;
Learn how to use your DSLR
How to choose the perfect lens
Master backlit photography
ISO and resolution
How to read the histogram
Plus the "Secret Sauce" the pro trick
other pro's wont tell you !
This is a small group setting at A sharper Image studio
max 6 people - includes coffee and cake
Classes are held at 6756 - 31a Ave - Edmonton
Start at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
NEW Lower Price Now only $55
Classes Resume in the Fall
E-mail Linda to schedule firstname.lastname@example.org
One on One photography tutoring
Perfect for people with busy life styleswho cant attend a regular workshop
or maybe you want a more customized lesson to take your photography to the next level.
Giving you the opportunity to centre your learning around your own interests.
Or perhaps even learning the basics in a class situation is overwhelming one on one tutoring is the answer.
Please e-mail Linda at with details of your particular photographic interest,
what you would like to know and achieve, and she will design a lesson specifically for you
Individual tutoring is $75 per hour - minimum 2 hour session
and is available weekdays and evenings only
Semi Private lesson (2 - 4 people)
$50 per hour per person - Minimum 2 hour session
Contact Linda at
Equine Posing Guides
Buy one get one FREE
Each DVD is packed with over 50 printable posing guides.
Not only will you be inspired by new ways to pose and photograph horses and their people.
You also get all the insider tips on camera settings/ lighting and how to set up the shoot.
Regular price for these DVD's $35 each - but for a limited time - You can buy both editions for $35