Chris Cambra

Photography has been a part of my life as long as I can remember. I was hooked from the first time I saw the magic of an image appearing on a blank piece of paper in the darkroom. The ability to hold a moment in time and to share it with others is truly remarkable […]

Katrina Brown

My name is Katrina and I have been a commercial photographer since 1994. I also teach photography, choreograph pageantry arts, and am a Director of Theater Stage Design but not all at the same time. While I shoot most genres of photography, shooting at night is my true personal passion. Points of light, Milky Way […]

Bill Balcer

Bill Balcer has a passion to capture special moments then turn them into lifelong images.  His first camera, at the age of 9, was a Kodak Instamatic 104.  Later he learned from his Father how to develop 35mm film in a darkroom.  Bill is also a current student at the Creative Photo Academy.  He truly […]

Heather Leyse

Heather Leyse specializes in family portraiture, with a focus in engagements, maternity, and newborns. Heather loves being there to capture each special moment. Nothing makes her happier than to hear people say, “I just can’t stop looking at my images.” Family portraiture and finding the perfect way to capture those precious moments in one’s life […]

Mark Comon

Mark Comon is founder of Creative Photo Academy, PMA Academy and the PMA Certified Photo Instructor program. Mark has effectively taught photography to amateurs, hobbyists, professionals and other photo instructors. His passionate approach to creativity, simple explanation of technical topics and inspirational images will help your photography take flight. Mark loves to inspire you to […]

Michael Pliskin

Michael Pliskin is an award-winning professional photographer, designer and writer. He was an early digital imaging enthusiast, having been a staff technical advisor at Nikon, Inc. when photography began to go digital. In addition to his photography, Michael wrote a book on Adobe Lightroom and teaches Digital Imaging, Photoshop, and Lightroom at colleges and other […]

Mark Crase

Mark is an avid photographer with more than 30 years experience capturing images around the Southland, across the country and around the world.  He is a professional educator, and teaches our Intermediate series at Creative Photo Academy.  Mark’s great appreciation for the art of photography, and for the work of the masters who have influenced […]

Duane Cassone

Duane Cassone is an passionate night photographer and pioneer in long exposure star trails techniques. He is CPA’s EXTREME PHOTOGRAPHER!