Photography classes in association with the City of Gaithersburg, MD are listed below. Registration links are provided below.


ACTION PHOTOGRAPHY I – INTRODUCTION June 26 through June 30, 2017 – 9am to 3pm

Learn how operate a digital camera camera to take and make action photographs. Students will visit a variety of locations and learn how to handle cameras in the field and shoot like a pro.  Students must provide a digital camera (digital single lens reflex or mirrorless) and a clean memory card.  Last day culminates in a gallery exhibit and reception.

> Age 11-18; Minimum 4 / Maximum 8; Fees $260 to $310; Room at Keller/Studio 110

To Register – click here: COG-ArtsBarn – Sports Photography Class

ACTION PHOTOGRAPHY II- PROCESSORS July 10 through July 14 2016

Students learn how to process, edit and develop photos using Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop working towards there own personal portfolio.  Camp will also include the opportunity for an in studio photography session.  Students must provide own digital (single lens reflex or mirrorless camera) and a clean memory card. Last day of camp will culminate in a gallery exhibit and reception. Prices for this class will be announced in Spring 2016

> Age 12-18: Minimum 4 / Maximum 8; Fees $260 to $310; Room at Keller/Studio 110

To Register – click here: COG-ArtsBarn – Sports Photography Class


ADULT PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES – at Positive Energy Arts Studio (P.E.A.S.) in Gaithersburg MD

Dates for Classes: Thursday Evenings – 2017 – DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

Cost: $99

Start your summer by learning how to better use your DSLR or Mirrorless camera to your better advantage in this hands on class. The class will focus on creative compositions and those camera features that you can use to shoot in any lighting or environmental conditions. Practice sessions will be held with assignment and critiques in a fun atmosphere called – Wine and Swine – where all participants can enjoy food and drink in this adult atmosphere. Bring your camera and lenses, an empty card, and a fully charged battery – and your camera’s manual. Two three-hour sessions will be held in the P.E.A.S. studio – dates are June 30 and July 7 staring at 6:30 in the evening. It’s only $99 for both sessions.

There will be a free drop in session on Thursday, June 23 at 6:30 to learn about the class and to sign up.

Registration: Contact me at – Payment can be by PayPal or Square

Location of P.E.A.S

144 Little Quarry Road, Gaithersburg MD 20878 – drive up the alley – the studio is on the 2nd Floor.

Use this Google Link for a MAP:

To Register via P.E.A.S.  – click here: Wine and Swine




Course #MD08

REGISTRATION LINK: PPA Super 1 Day Registration
Philip Fabrizio

Shoot, Edit and Deliver Sports Action Photography

Course Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Course Hours: 9am – 5pm

Items to Bring: 2 – SD/CD Cards Camera with long lens and one short lens Computer with Software (Photo Mechanic and or Lightroom) Able to drive a few miles to a local sports location

Course Description

Build your portfolio expertise by learning the techniques of photographing action sports from the sidelines. Phil Fabrizio, a sport portrait photographer will discuss and help participants to take advantage of their equipment for the benefit of providing action photos for media purposes or for parents and their siblings. Learn how to use fast action Nikon cameras or the latest Fujifilm Mirrorless cameras and companion lenses to create those momentous images. Phil will share how to take initiative in gaining access to different sport venues; where to stand for different sports; how to position the camera for capturing these sports actions; rules of the game and how to compose then capture the action.  More importantly Phil will share the process of how to become a great editor of images; how to do those critical workflow processes of managing the post-processing of images and making a difference in an increasingly content intense social media environment.

PPA Cost for Super 1 Day Session: $99 paid directly to

Sugarloaf Photography, (Residence)
12317 Triple Crown Road
North Potomac, MD 20878

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Registation Begins on March 2, 2017

Registration Ends on May 3, 2017