Nikon School 2017 Expands

Curriculum features Online Classes, Local Seminars & Destination Workshops


Las Vegas, NV—Nikon Inc. released their full Nikon School program schedule. The program offers a variety of classes designed to educate and inspire those with a passion for improving their photography with interactive experiences.

Nikon School expanded its curriculum to include both online courses and destination workshops, in addition to local photography seminars, that invite beginners and enthusiasts to explore new creative possibilities.

Starting this month, Nikon School will host in-person programs in select cities across the country. Each one is tailored to cover a range of topics. Among these classes will be a new wedding and portrait photography workshop held at the Santa Monica seaside in March. Nikon Ambassador Jerry Ghionis will guide attendees on how to create memorable portraits using Nikon gear. Following this hands-on experience, Ghionis will lead an exclusive seminar, sharing his wisdom on posing and lighting techniques.

Reed Hoffman

Nikon Ambassador-led programs fill up quickly. Consequently, interested photographers are encouraged to visit the Nikon School webpage to reserve their spots for upcoming offerings.

In addition to the destination workshops, Nikon School Online allows users to develop their skills from the comfort of their own homes.

Nikon School Online is also expanding its curriculum with the new “Fundamentals of Photography Featuring Reed Hoffmann” class. The class is designed to enable attendees to master the basic principles of photography through in-depth explanations as well as hands-on demonstrations in real-world scenarios. It will cover a range of topics. These include ISO, shutter speed and aperture, low-light and fast-action shooting, exposure compensation, autofocus and the basics of composition.

More Nikon School Instructors

To complement these new offerings, several of the industry’s finest photographers will be returning to Nikon School. They will offer their expertise to aspiring photographers nationwide. Photographers Michael Schwartz, Bob Pearson, JC Carey and Andy Dunaway will lead seminars and workshops in local markets nationwide.

They will detail the basics of photography and teach the complexities of portrait lighting. Classes will continue to offer technical expertise in camera exposure, controls and video capture, in addition to creative inspiration for topics such as travel and landscape, action and people, and the elements of photography.

For the complete Nikon School schedule, including local workshops and courses as well as online classes, visit