The Digital Photo Workshops offers you the best in outdoor adventure and nature photography workshops, helping you improve your photography and make great images in a fun and relaxed setting. Randy, Rob and our guest instructors provide in-field, hands-on photo instruction coupled with classroom sessions and image critiques, tailoring their instruction to meet the needs of each photographer, regardless of skill level or camera equipment. Our focus is on helping you improve your photography skills and expanding your creativity while providing you opportunities to photograph unique and exciting outdoor adventure and nature subjects. 

Simply put, The Digital Photo Workshops offer hands-on one-on-one training to photographers and hobbyists who want to become better digital photographers. 

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Randy Van Duinen


Rob Sylvan

Randy is currently an architectural and fine art photographer and photography instructor located in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has been a professional photographer for over 25 years and his photography is in hundreds of brochures for builders, architects and interior designers from around the country. His fine art photography is in the permanent collection of the Grand Rapids Art Museum and is in many corporate and private collections.

Randy is an award-winning photographer, both nationally and internationally. He was awarded the Silver Medal at the "World Photographic Cup" and was named the “2012 Photographer of the Year” by the Florida Professional Photographers Association. With over 50,000 images submitted, Randy placed first place in the commercial category at the 2013 Grand Imaging Awards, which is PPA’s International print competition. The Tampa Area Professional Photographers Association (TAPPA) named him "Photographer of the Year" in 2013 and he has been one of top ten photographers the past four years.

Randy has been published in many local and national magazines including Interiors, Builder, Professional Builder, USA Today and Tampa Bay Illustrated. He has spoken at national photography events and is a featured speaker at the Florida Professional Photographers Convention. Randy is also an instructor of photography at The Morean Art Center in St. Petersburg, FL, teaching Photoshop, Lightroom, Landscape, Architectural and HDR photography.

He is an active member in the PPA, FPP, NAPP, TAPPA. Randy has earned his Photographic Craftsman Degree and his Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) status from PPA.

1530 86th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33702

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Hailing from New Hampshire, Rob Sylvan is a photographer, teacher, and author. Rob is also the Lightroom Help Desk Specialist for KelbyOne (formerly NAPP).

In addition to being on the staff at The Digital Photo Workshops, he is also an instructor for the Perfect Picture School of Photography and lectures on photography related topics around the country.

Rob writes the “Under the Loupe” column for Photoshop User Magazine and is the author of Lightroom 5: Streamlining Your Digital Photography Process, Lightroom 3 Video QuickStart Guide, Lightroom 2 for Dummies, Taking Stock, several camera-centric books in the Snapshots to Great Shots series, and multiple eBooks covering various photography related software titles.