As a professional in the TV/Video production industry for the past 21 years, the idea to produce instructional photography workshop programs started with my own passion for photography and the workshop experiences I've had over the years. I found that by watching these photographers work in the field, I gained valuable insight into their process and my own photography dramatically improved. Location workshops however are an investment and for some, like the avid amateur or student, just too expensive.

It was my desire to design a series of programs that re-create this workshop experience, allowing photography students, enthusiasts and emerging professionals to practice the techniques and tips of a seasoned pro at a price that everyone can afford.

Reviews

Photoshop Workshop – Photoshop Guru Review

e A Photoshop Guru DVD is very informative and rewarding. He makes working with Photoshop® simple and easy to understand. His approach is straight forward step by step and he reveals his thought process as he attempts difference approaches to solve a problem.

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I found a DVD that sets the standard (Visual Literacy Review)

- Ralph Nordstrom Photography reviews Visual Literacy , stating “I found a DVD that sets the standard.”: click here to check it out.

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Sweet Does It Again (Visual Literacy Review)

As I am watching this DVD set from Tony Sweet (Visual Literacy Photography Workshop) I’m wondering why everyone who ever wanted to teach anything didn’t do it this way. Maybe it’s because not only does Tony have a prodigious gift as an artist but a unique ability to communicate how he does it and an infectious enthusiasm that is palpable. On this DVD he covers a full range of topics from the most esoteric and technical (his knowledge of lenses, filters, tools and techniques is encyclopedic) to the most mundane (be careful walking on the wet rocks because you can get hurt) or (just because it’s not raining doesn’t mean water won’t drip on your filters from the overhanging trees).

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Bloody Brilliant (Visual Literacy Review)

Visual Literacy just arrived in the mail today all the way from the U.S. and have watched both dvd’s already. I’m still only a beginner but am searching for as much info as possible, and like another reviewer says, it’s like you are right there with Tony, what i really like is the location he made this dvd, …

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Flower Photography Artistry – Review

Flower Photography, February 8, 2012 Tony is a real practical person.The things he is showing you are what you will meet in the field.Somebody who is trying to help you make better pictures.

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One Word: Outstanding (Visual Literacy Review)

I found these DVDs (Visual Literacy Photography Workshop) to be outstanding. I have watched both discs three times in the two months I have owned them. He doesn’t do any remedial teaching; it assumes you have more than a surface understanding of exposure, metering, light; if you do not you will likely be frustrated and not rate the DVDs very highly. I have seen a number of DVDs and sat in workshops and Tony is a natural teacher. He doesn’t take himself too seriously and isn’t one of these prima donna photographers ; he is very down to earth and just wants to take great photographs. I HIGHLY recommend this DVD.

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