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Educating Today’s Photographer

The Future Belongs to Those Who Prepare Today

April 28 – May 3, 2024 in Addison, Texas
Registration is Now Open!


The Texas School of Professional Photography is six days of the BEST photographic education in the world. Our classes educate, inspire creativity and invigorate your photography business. We provide first-class instructors in a small class size which ensures more individual attention to meet your needs.

After class, unwind with legendary our FUN and FREE evening events. And don’t forget our impressive Trade Show with over 70 vendors offering the BEST prices on equipment anywhere! You will NOT be disappointed!

Because you will leave full of new ideas, new friends, new vision, we know you will join those who anxiously await Texas School NEXT year! Experience the unrivaled Texas School of Professional Photography: The BEST photographic education at the best price…and SO much more!


When you attend Texas School, you are in one class with your instructor for the entire week. It is a deep-dive educational experience.

  • Top Industry Instructors – our instructors are at the top of their craft.

  • Small Class Sizes – ensure you get maximum attention from your instructor.

  • Hands-on Learning – classrooms equipped with the latest gear.

Join us at the unrivaled Texas School of Professional Photography.


Small Class Sizes Rock!
Texas School offers 34 classes covering a wide range of photographic study. Choose from classes to help you with creating better images, image editing, expanding your creativity or growing your business. Spend the entire week in one class working closely with your instructor who will guide you through the techniques and the skills you need to become a complete photographer. Plus, we offer plus 7 Pre-con Classes on Saturday before Texas School officially gets underway.

Texas School is Fun.  Always has been.  Always will be.
After a full day of photography, it is time to cut loose for a little evening fun and fellowship with 1000 of your closest photographer friends. Our legendary evening events include live music, free refreshments, crazy costumes and amazing door prizes are just part of the evening activities at Texas School.

Vendors Keep Tuition Low
Our amazing vendors go out of their way to make sure you have a great week at Texas School. They provide you with FREE evening meals, loaner equipment for you to try out and free door prizes every time you turn around.

We’re here all week!
Texas School boasts an impressive Trade Show with over 70 vendors offering the BEST prices on equipment anywhere! You will NOT be disappointed! On Wednesday, the trade show swells with additional vendors and instructor specials.  And don’t forget the FREE Door prizes to be given away at 9:32pm!

When you come to Texas School, expect the unexpected.  You may be surprised to find that you just met your new best friend.  Or maybe you made the right contact who will change everything about your business. You may come to Texas School feeling like you are in it alone, but you will leave with a whole new support group that will help you get where you want to be and keep you on track. The networking at Texas School is priceless, and comes to all attendees at no extra charge!

Texas School Director

If you have never been to Texas School, let 2024 be the year!

To get an detailed look at the Texas School of Professional Photography, check out, “Inside Texas School” with Don Dickson. The conversation shines the light on one of the largest (and most fun) educational opportunities for the serious Photographer. Get the inside story from Don, the School Director for 30 years and counting.

Countdown to Texas School
April 28, 2024

Registration Opens January 3rd at 11PM Central!




Texas School Trade Show One-Day Passes Now on Sale!

Visit over 60 photography vendors and the Texas School of Professional Photography Trade Show on Tuesday, April 30th, 2024.  Trade Show only hours are from 10:00 AM -3:00PM. Purchase equipment at the lowest prices of the year. Cameras, frames, lens, and everything photographic will be displayed. One Day pass is only $20.

The 2024 Texas School Pre-con Classes

Come early and get an extra day of education!

Texas School News

Catch the latest news about classes, events, registration and more.

Inspired By Excellence & Inspiration

Celebrating 49 Years of Educating Photographers!

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