• Session: Dec 3, 10 & 17, 2023
  • Time: 1-4pm
  • Instructor: Steve Smith & Leah Gray
  • Experience: Intermediate
  • Cost: $180

Affinity Photo is award winning software used worldwide by creative professionals. Take your photo editing to levels beyond beginner using Affinity Photo. Master ten core processing skills and use them to express your own creativity in classroom projects. The Affinity Photo Interface will be explained and explored. Each participant will be given a digital copy of the official Affinity Photo Workbook to keep as their own. Each classroom session will include a hands on project to be processed individually by each participant. Each participant is required to bring a laptop/desktop computer on which Affinity Photo has been installed.


Steve Smith PhD, RPF(Ret) has won gold medals and other significant awards in national and international photographic competitions. Steve has taught forestry at the university level. He has presented photography workshops on various subjects to members of the Victoria Camera Club. He has been involved in a number of image review groups and has judged internal and international competitions. For Steve, the art of photography is a combination of light, composition and a moment, to create a compelling piece of visual art. Compelling because an emotional link is forged between the viewer and the image. Nature and wildlife photography are his main interests but he also enjoys travel, table top, macro, creative and studio work.

Leah Gray, FCAPA, PPSA, AFIAP, BPSA is a Canadian Association for Photographic Art (CAPA) certified judge. She is the past Chair of the Victoria Camera Club (VCC) External Competitions Committee and past webmaster of VCC and CAPA. Leah Gray has accumulated over 600 acceptances for her images in International Photography Exhibitions including 15 gold medals and 3 Best in Show awards. Leah’s image “Siblings” won the gold medal and best-in-show in the PSA Nature and Wildlife division from International Exhibitions world-wide in 2018. Interests range from wildlife and landscape photography to sports, travel, macro, studio and creative images.

https://spirithills.ca/ (Leah)
https://treehunterphotos.ca/ (Steve)
Email: smithgray@shaw.ca