The Artist’s Book: From Concept to Completion

Online June 30, July 7, and July 14, 2020

As photographers we create visual stories that are our visual voice. In this workshop we will create a structure to bring your visual story to life in book form.


Cost:  $399
Location: Online

Finding Your New Visual Voice: Creating in a whole new way
Presented online by Maine Media Online July 19 – 24, 2020

Your images are speaking to you. Can you hear what they are saying? Using imagery you have already created, Laurie will help your find your new visual voice. 


Cost:  $795
Location: Online with Maine Media Workshops

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Our Internal Landscape 
Presented online by Santa Fe Workshops July 27 – August 13, 2020

Open your technical toolbox and remove fears, challenges, and decisions holding you back from executing your creative ideas and concepts. In this new online workshop, Laurie Klein shows you how to discover the often hidden or overlooked meanings in your photographic work that lead to artistic authenticity. Learn how to strengthen your visual storytelling techniques.


Cost:  $495
Location: Online with Santa Fe Workshops

Can’t make it to one of our workshops?

Schedule a one-on-one session and get personalized guidance from Laurie Klein.

Some of Our Previous Workshops & Tours

2-Day Introduction to Hand Coloring Photographs
Rockport, ME, March 14-15, 2020 

Your hands-on, two-part course with Laurie will introduce you to the aesthetics and technical aspects of hand coloring – and then give you time to practice and work on your own photograph. You’ll leave with images you love and the tools to create more. 

This class will discuss taking photographs that are suited for hand coloring, selecting your materials, coloring techniques, and preserving your finished work. You will leave with at least 4 finished, fine art pieces of your own creation along with all the knowledge necessary to continue making one of a kind art.


Cost:  $525
Location: Maine Media, Rockport, ME

Atchafalaya Cajun Country, February 26 – March 1, 2020

Venture with Laurie Klein Workshops into the beauty that is Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Cajun country to photograph natural wonders and remembrances of a time gone by. Regardless of your favorite photographic genre, subjects abound in the beautiful, vast, and mysterious Atchafalaya basin: Spanish moss suspended from ancient oak trees, cypress knees rising from the marshy waters, wildlife of every variety, landscapes, and history. As a special feature, we will have two environmental portraiture sessions with the incredible Nicole Cudzilo surrounded by the majesty of the largest, restored plantation in the South.  From Nottoway Plantation, our home base on the banks of the Mississippi river, we will strike out each day to capture the amazing scenery and culture of the area. Join Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift for this one of a kind photography experience.

Cost: $1,995
Location: Nottoway Plantation Resort, Louisiana


Stay at Home Photography Projects: A unique workshop series for the times 

Online, April 21, 2020 – June 4, 2020 from 7:00 – 9:00 PM EDT

This series of workshops is for iPhone, Infrared, color, and B&W photographers, meaning anyone. Each of the three modules explores a different aspect of your photographic life, taking you on new personal artistic journeys. We will be seeing and feeling in your everyday environment. Laurie will photograph along with you and share what she photographs, too. Each of the three modules consists of 4 class sessions and builds on the last. Classes meet for two hours twice a week over two weeks. Included with each module is a weekly one-on-one with Laurie for 20 minutes. These one-on-ones are scheduled on a designated “office hours” day outside of class time. Maximum of 10 students per class. 

First Series: Spring Cleaning – April 21, 23, 28 & 30 – SOLD OUT
Tell new stories by looking at objects, people, spaces, light, etc., in our immediate surroundings. Laurie will lead you on exercises to help you see things you have lived with or walked by daily in a whole new light. 
Second Series: A Pathway Project – May 5, 7, 12 & 14 – SOLD OUT
In this series, the focus is seeing isolation as a pathway to pre-visualizing your surroundings and ultimately yourself. The point is to push the envelope, and let your feelings about isolation, confinement, or the unknown drive your image capture.  
Third Series: Full Bloom, just like June. May 26 & 28 & June 2 & 4 – 2 SPACES LEFT  
Full Bloom takes you into the unfamiliar. It could be self-portraits, panning, metaphors, etc. Come to your image-making from a child-like state, become fully bloomed.


Cost: $375 per module or buy the 3 module package at a discounted price of $975 total.
Location: Zoom online classroom


Infrared: A to Z – 3-Day Intensive with Laurie Klein and Shelley Vandegrift

Online on May 1-3, 2020 

Looking for a new way to make your images standout? Infrared photography takes the mundane and turns it into art. Learn infrared photography from camera selection to capture considerations to efficient and artistic post-processing in 3 days. Join us in our interactive classroom for this information-packed, intensive workshop, and receive two amazing gifts.


Cost:  $695
Location: Online

Introduction to Hand Coloring Digital Prints


May 30-31, 2020 10 AM – 4 PM

Introducing the new DSI Digital Silver Matte Fiber Print ®
Hand coloring a black and white photograph is an art form all by itself. This hands-on, two-day course introduces you to the history, esthetics and technical aspects of hand coloring as well as the many techniques for shooting and finishing images printed in the digital era. The all-important last step of preserving and framing the final artwork make this a comprehensive workshop. Laurie will be showing examples and doing demonstrations throughout the weekend. All participants will be working on their hand-coloring and will have the opportunity to have numerous one on one interactions with Laurie during the two-day workshop. This workshop will be held online in a Zoom classroom.


Cost:  $550
Location: Online

The Importance of a Project: Let’s Go Down the Rabbit Hole Together

Online June 9, 16, and 23, 2020

As Paul Eluard said “There is another world, and it’s inside this one.”
Projects are essential for creative people. That is why creating a container or a structure around a project is essential.  In this project-based workshop, Laurie will discuss the power of generating a project. Together we will lay out a road map to direct you from conception to completion. 




Cost:  $399
Location: Online

The Joy of Self Expression Using Your Smartphone
Online, June 17, 2020, 6:30 to 8:30 PM EDT

Come play with Laurie Klein and learn how to tap into your creative juices! Everyone has a smartphone these days – one of the most accessible creative tools we have at our fingertips. Through a series of fun exercises, you will realize how taking photographs can be transformative, healing, and fun.



Cost:  $99
Location: Online

Cape Cod

Introduction to Hand Coloring Digital Prints

The Female Form in the Maine Landscape – presented by Maine Media Workshops & College

Creative Infrared Photography: Capture to Print – presented by Santa Fe Photographic Workshops 

Firefly Photography Camp for Women




Self-Exploration in Your Images

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