Travel Photography Class

Join seasoned traveler Samantha Parker for a Travel Photography class.

This course will teach you to make compelling images that will help you capture the spirit and details of your travels. A lot of people go on great vacations only to come home with images that don’t help capture the feelings they experienced while they were away.

Our travel photography class will help you to make sure that you can re-live your travel experiences through your images again and again.

Samantha will teach you about the equipment required along with the different technical considerations that are necessary while photographing during travel.

Please read above and if the class you are interested in sold out, please click here to add your name to the wait list

Your Instructor for the Travel Photography Class

Your instructor will be Samantha Parker.

For the past 7 years, Samantha Parker has been running her own business, SC Parker Photography. She is a graduate of Design Studies with a Major in Photography from Grant MacEwan University. Samantha has had an interest in the visual arts from a very young age. Taking yearbook, sports and band photography in High School. Realizing her dream to photograph the world, Ms. Parker traveled over 5-years to Europe, China, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, India, and Japan. Connecting with other professional photographers while building her portfolio.

Ms.Parker lived and taught in Taiwan for a year and was able to continue her travels to South Korea and Southeast Asia. Back in Edmonton, Samantha has continued work in the Hockey Edmonton Magazine, with ads featured in the Edmonton Opera Magazines. Samantha enjoys portrait and event photography, capturing the essence of anyone in front of her camera. Her passion is to travel, take photographs, as well as be able to share her knowledge and experiences with others. She loves helping people find their own inspiration in photography, travel or maybe both.

You can view Samantha’s world travels and her portfolio on her website SCParker Photography.

What You Will Learn

Students leave this travel photography class with an insight to all the details to consider when photographing on vacation (or otherwise). You don’t have to have a DSLR for this class. Point and shoot photographers will learn valuable lessons and tips as well.

  • Safety on the road
  • How to back up and store files
  • How to compose better images
  • Photographing people on the street
  • Learning about “good light” and how to find it
  • Location scouting and planning ahead
  • How to create a series of images to tell a story
  • What to do with your images when you get home

What to Expect

  • 12 hours of classroom instruction
  • Hot lunch on both days
  • Certificate of completion
  • Small group size, limited to 12 participants


  • You have a camera and like taking photos – that’s it!
    • Point and shoot cameras welcome!

Equipment Required

  • a camera of your choice with any lenses you own
  • USB stick (also know as a USB drive or a thumb drive)
  • a magazine or two, preferably with lots of travel photos
  • images that you’ve taken on previous trips that you’d like reviewed with an eye on what might have been improved or done differently
    • bring either images on the USB drive or printed pictures

Class Location


  • $250 Canadian Dollars (plus tax).
    • Current currency exchange information between the Canadian dollar and your local currency is available here.

More Information

Policies and payment information are available here.

For additional information, please contact us at:
E-Mail: Contact us Electronically
Phone 780-669-1261

Please read above and if the class you are interested in sold out, please click here to add your name to the wait list