Pre-con Classes:  Saturday, April 26

In September, Texas School will announce the Pre-con classes for 2025.  Registration is only $59 with your Texas School Registration.  The price for non-attendees is $99.  All classes begin at 10AM and end at 5PM.

Registration Opens January 3rd, 2025 at 11pm Central!

All sales are final and no refunds will be given on Pre-con class registration.

2024 Pre-con Classes and Instructors

Texas School Charities and Adobe present Julieann Kost for a day of Lightroom and Photoshop Tips, Tricks and Timesaving Techniques. If you’re tired of weeding through hours of tutorials to find practical Lightroom Classic and Photoshop techniques and hidden gems, then this class is for you.

Join Steve Kozak as he takes you through the fundamentals of photography and helps you apply the information to your camera, lenses, meters and flash.  This class is completely non-judgmental and provides a safe space for you to ask questions about lighting, exposure and your personal gear.

In this class, Dr. Tomayia Colvin —a StoryBrand Certified Guide—will share the five things you need to engage customers and grow businesses. Learn how to capture your customers’ attention. Stop worrying about your marketing and get back to owning a photography business you love.

Modern Family Portraiture
Pre-con Class – SOLD OUT!

This course will be a deep dive into creating an heirloom portrait session for the modern family. Your instructor, Jessica Vallia, works not only at providing clients with posed images, but also pairing that with authentic moments. These family stories are perfect for selling albums and wall prints which boosts sales.

Image Competition Bootcamp
Pre-con Class – SOLD OUT!

“What are the Judges looking for”? Sounds familiar, right? This class will show you exactly what Jurors are looking for.  Follow Mark McCall’s journey into the often scary world of PPA Print Competition. Learn the tricks that have brought him success in PPA/IPC Print Competition. You’ll leave with the knowledge and confidence to get those print merits…and get them regularly.

Making AI Work For You
Pre-con Class – SOLD OUT!

Artificial Intelligence is everywhere. How can you make sure it doesn’t replace you? Come learn what AI generated images really are (they are NOT just cut up images of other people’s work), how it functions, and how to ethically apply it to your own work. Learn how to use the latest AI engines.

Equine Metamorphosis
Pre-con Class – SOLD OUT!

This class offers valuable insights and skills to a diverse range of photographers. Whether you are a high school senior photographer, pet photographer, or equine photographer looking to enhance their photography techniques, this class has something for everyone.