Workshops & Trips

Workshops are on location with Kathy Peoples as your instructor. Check them out below.

Mercer Museum Outdoor Photo Workshop
Mercer Museum Outdoor Photo Workshop

In 1916, Mercer erected a 6-story concrete castle. He wanted to showcase handmade products that were being left behind due to the Industrial Revolution. Walking around the buildings will get you thinking about the past. With Kathy’s help you will be able capture that feeling.

Mercer Museum, 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901

Date: Saturday June 16, 2018

Times: 2:00-4:00
Chanticleer Gardens Workshop
Chanticleer Gardens Workshop

Amazing 27 acres of beautiful flowers, sculptures, paths, and trees.

This is one of my very favorite places to spend time photographing and enjoying the peacefulness and beauty of the gardens.

I will provide macro lenses for you to try out, close up filters and accessories. Bring whatever gear you own & want to try out and learn more about. Also wear comfortable sneakers. (tripods are welcome but not necessary)

Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Plus $10 entrance fee to be paid by student when arrive
Duration: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Chanticleer Gardens, 786 Church Road Wayne, PA 19087
(610) 687-4163
Wolf Preserve
Wolf Preserve

Come to NJ and go inside the pens and get close to the wolves. This location is a breed-specific animal shelter that rescues and places domestic bred wolves, wolfdog hybrids and northern breeds. This is a fun time to get close to a real wolf and time for you to get some great shots. Also includes having your photo taken with the wolves and instruction by Kathy Peoples. Directions will be sent when you sign up. Location is about an hour from Warminster, Pa. We meet prior for breakfast and go over details and settings for your camera. Once there a guide will tell us about the wolves and their habits. You will be able to pet the wolves, take their photos and enjoy their playfulness.

Date: Sunday, June 17, 2018
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Call if you are interested in getting on the next waiting list.
Landmark in Lights
Landmark in Lights

Learn to photograph beautiful unique buildings at night using a tripod. Exposures and techniques will be discussed and tried. Filters and tripods will be available for your use. The only night all three buildings will be lit.

This is an amazing night full of possibilities for picture taking. Photograph the cathedral inside and out. Capture the beautiful stained glass windows in all their glory. Learn how to shoot architecture with wide angle lenses and tripods. Capture the famous "blue light" that Kathy loves so much!.

From 7:00-9:00 pm Kathy will help you with Manual Exposure settings, depth of field, how to get stars from the lights and more. Then wander the grounds for an hour on your own or hang and ask questions. If you've never been here on this special night, you are in for a Treat!!!

Date: Tuesday June 26, 2018
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM
Cost: $49.95
Duration: One night only
Location: Cairnwood Estate Bryn Athyn
Balloon Festival
Balloon Festival

An amazing time photographing balloons, colors, take off. Learn to bracket with your camera for best exposures. Stop action with correct shutter speeds. Use aperture for depth of field photos.

Date: Saturday, July 28 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Cost: $49.99 + $35 entrance fee
Location: Solberg Airport, 39 Thor Solberg Road Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889
Grounds for Sculpture Workshop
Grounds for Sculpture Workshop

Come join us at Grounds for Sculpture where you'll have an opportunity to walk through and admire over 270 sculptures. This is a great venue with lots to photograph. We'll be practicing with lenses and depth of field. As summer warms and lengthens the days, butterflies mix and mingle over the meadows.

Date: Saturday, August 4, 2018
Time: 10:00-12:00 pm
Cost: $49.99
Must purchase a timed ticket also for 10am on their website,
Adult (18+ Years) $18.00 Senior (65+ Years) $15.00
Location: Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton Township, NJ 08619
To buy garden tickets online:
Philly in the Summer; Walking Photo Tour
Philly in the Summer; Walking Photo Tour

Take great photographs of our beautiful city, Philadelphia. We are VERY fortunate to have an EXPERT tour guide with us as we wander thru Philadelphia and take pictures. He will tell you some stories about the history of Philadelphia, as well as some you may not even know about!

We will be hopping on and off the bus every 15 minutes for as long as we need. There are many sites to see but we hope to be stopping at as many of these listed below. You will have time to take photos and ask questions.

Independence Hall, Penn’s Landing, Spruce St. Harbor Park, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, “Rocky Steps” and statue, LOVE Park, Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul, One Liberty Observation Deck, Fairmount Water Works, Boathouse Row, Elfreth Alley

Bring a wide angle lens (approx. 18mm) and whatever gear you like to work with. Kathy will be going over different angles and composition rules. She will be helping each individual with their own specific needs as well.

Additional charge of $5 for an all-day bus pass. Children 4 and under and seniors are always FREE. Meet at Independence Hall 9:30am to get a ticket (see park ranger). SEPTA pass and key card holders ride FREE.

Date: Sunday, August 26, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm.
Tour starts at 10:00 am. Then join us for lunch at Hard Rock Cafe.
Sunflower Fields
Sunflower Fields

Come join me as we hop on a wagon to get down to a beautiful tremondous sunny field, then walk around and photograph the beauty of the sunflowers in the late afternoon light. Shoot with your Macro or closeup lenses for detailed work to create beauty at it’s finest. Also bring your wide angle lens for some great field shots too!

Meet at the front gate by 3:45 pm to get on the wagon.
Date: TBA depending on when sunflowers bloom (a Saturday in late August/early September)
Time: 4:00 pm
Cost: $20.00, also pay $12.00 at the door
Location: Donaldson Farm, 345 Allen Rd, Hackettstown, NJ
Pocono Fall Weekend Workshop
Pocono Fall Weekend Workshop
Capture the beautiful fall colors of the Delaware Water Gap with Certified professional photographer, Kathy Peoples. Learn about exposure, composition and more. Try out your various lenses. Landscape and Macro Photography will be covered. Geared towards DSLR type cameras. A tripod is recommended, but not required. Many photo ops to photograph foilage, buildings, waterfalls and more.
Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity for a great hands-on experience capturing the beauty of autumn under the guidance of an amazing teacher!

Fall Photography Weekend...October 12-14, 2018 Includes lodging and meals!
Start with Friday night dinner and get acqauinted party.
Start shooting before sunrise on Sat. and continue thru the day at various locations.
Evening program to see our work and talk about various post processing programs.
Sunday morning Macro close-up photographing techniques. (borrow a lens or closeup filters)

Must book this directly with PEEC (Pocono Environmental Education or call 1-570-828-2319)
All inclusive...$290.00 (or commuter rates available)
Halloween at night
Halloween at night

Learn how to capture October decor with your digital camera.
We'll be wandering up and down the streets in Lambertville, NJ to photograph the sights of the season.

Bring your tripod and wide angle lens. Also bring a flashlight to help you maneuver and paint the town in lights.
Emphasis will be placed on White Balance, long exposure photography and light painting.

Date: Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm. Directions will be sent to you.
Learn To Photograph Your OWN Children
Learn To Photograph Your OWN Children

Learn how to photograph your OWN children.

By utilizing our studio, you get...

- One hour of session time to shoot your kids with your camera

- Oversee the session to help with equipment settings and exposures

- Posing help and techniques

- You keep the images you created

- A fun experience with your own family

Includes studio use, lights and Katydid herself

Ongoing dates available. Call at (215) 672-5686 or Email us to set up an appointment:



Past Workshops