Rocky Top IV-Knoxville, TN 9/12-16/2018

September 12-16, 2018 Knoxville, TN -- REGISTRATION OPEN SOON -- Scroll Down For Workshop Schedule

Peter Read Miller's photography workshop returns to to Knoxville and the University of Tennessee for the Fourth exciting year.

Join Peter and his friends for four days of shooting, critiquing and learning in Knoxville, TN.

The workshop will begin with a Wednesday night cruise on the Tennessee River, a BBQ dinner and Peter's presentation.

Events to be covered will include the University of Tennessee vs. The University of Texas at El Paso football game in spectacular Neyland Stadium. A Friday night high school football game between two of the top teams in the Knoxville area. Other UT sports. Past workshops have covered soccer, volleyball, swimming and more.

Tuition for the class is $1695 before July 12 not including hotel or meals.

Joining Peter at the workshop will be:

-Greg Cooper-Boulder, CO based action sports photographer who also shoots for the University of Colorado and the Colorado Rapids of the MLS.

-Steve Fine-Former Director of Photography at Sports illustrated (17 years), currently Photo Editor at FLIPBOARD

-Patrick Murphy-Racey, Knoxville based photographer and videographer. Patrick has shot over 600 assignments for Sports Illustrated as well many still and video shoots for national clients.

Each photographer will have the opportunity to shoot with Canon professional cameras and lennses.

Each photographer will have the opportunity to work closely with Peter and take home hundreds of images shot with top of the line equipment.

Sponsors include Canon, Dynalite, ThinkTank Photo, Hoodman and Western Digital.



4:00 Class meets at the Holiday Inn Knoxville West, introductions

5:00 Class departs hotel for the Tennessee River and boards houseboat for river tour and dinner

6:00-9:00 River tour, BBQ dinner and Peter’s presentation


9:00 Class meets, Peter presents on sports photography basics

10:00 Check out Canon gear

10:30 Steve Fine presents on his career as one of the formost Directors of Photography in the business

12:30 Lunch on your own

2:00 Class heads to campus for swimming portrait and action shoot at UT Aquatic center

7:00 UT Sporting Event-TBD


9:00 Peter, Greg and Pat present on workflow and code replacement with Photo Mechanic

10:00 Critique swimming and soccer photos (each student turns in 10 photos from each event)

11:30 Kyle Zedaker-UT Photographer presents on shooting for a major college athletic department

12:30 Lunch on your own

1:30 Class heads to Maryville College

2:00 Patrick Murphy-Racey presents on location lighting with Dynalite Bajas followed by portrait session with Maryville College baseball and softball players

7:00 High School Football-Teams TBD


UT vs. UTEP football. Since the game time is yet to be announced, the schedule for this day will be determined when it is. If the game is early (12:00 noon), as I think it will be, we will head straight to the game and then do our critiques after the game in the evening. If the game is in the evening we will do the reverse.

Sunday-9/16 (Class taught by Pat Murphy-Racey and Greg Cooper)

10:00-1:00 Class wrap-up, return Canon gear

Thereare possibly other events taking place at UT on Sunday afternoon. Students will be credentialed, if they chose to stay around. I will be happy to critique by email or Skype.

Portfolio Reviews-Steve, Pat, Greg and myself will be available to look at portfolios. Scheduling will be done at the workshop.

Hotel will be the Holiday Inn Knoxville West at Cedar Bluff

9134 Executive Park Drive

Knoxville, TN 37923

(865) 693-1011

Hotel Link Soon

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