An active Denver photographer since 1985, Bart Levy imparts hard-won wisdom to aspiring photographers in upbeat, three- or four-hour workshops. In these workshops, the seasoned shutterbug demystifies DSLR cameras, teaching pupils how to harness ISO speeds, manual settings, and flash settings to produce crisp, memorable images of lens caps. Students also learn how to compose visually striking snapshots and Levy will also demonstrate the differences in digital file formats, so acolytes can upload and share pictures without setting their web browsers on fire.
Sugar Mill Productions' co-owners, photographer Christy Grosboll and stylist Janie Rocek have perfected wedding looks for hundreds of brides and prepared actors and models to shine in scores of shows and publications. Over the course of about one hour, lady locks bask in a soothing shampoo, look-changing haircut, and final blow-dry and style.
A student at University of Colorado–Boulder, Vasili of VCK Photos spends his free time honing his craft and capturing life’s memorable moments. With camera in hand and an adventurous spirit, he takes to all subjects with professionalism and enthusiasm, shooting everything from classic portraits and landscapes to concerts, pets, sports, and special events.
Laura Monahan comes from an artistic family, and spent her youth practicing sculpture, oil painting, pottery, and what turned out to be her ultimate passion: photography. Her ability to preserve candid moments has left an indelible impression—she has a published portfolio on three continents and product lines appearing at national retailers such as Hallmark and JCPenney. Laura’s photo shoots always take place outdoors, capturing newborns, older kids, families, and makeshift popsicle-stick families in soft, natural lighting and poses that never appear unnatural. Her settings span the country from San Diego’s foamy beaches to Denver’s red-rock sunsets and into the Midwest’s autumn leaves.
With 58 schools in 23 states, the inspiring and performance-driven School of Rock enthusiastically infuses fledgling tunesmiths across the nation with the rhythm, skill, and confidence required to rock 'n' roll. Each instructor at the school is a professional musician, and fully equipped with the know-how to catapult instrumentalists to the crest of Mount Rockmore.