Hawaii Camera

Classes and Workshops

Rocco Ancora Workshop

Workshop Date: January 27 and 28th, 2017

Hawaii Camera Presents is excited to announce it’s latest 2-day workshop for Wedding photographers featuring multiple award winning photographer, educator and Master printer, Rocco Ancora!

This two-day experience on January 27th and 28th 2017 will emphasize a combination of hands-on, location and classroom style approaches. You will learn how a Master Photographer would tackle shooting a Hawaii destination wedding.

First Day: Rocco leads a lecture in posing, lighting with models. Theories and concepts regarding shooting at weddings in chapel setting as well as beach location shooting, using light modifiers and natural light. Attendees will be shooting live models also so bring a camera and lens of any quality.

Second Day: Rocco delves in to editing and Wedding workflow using Adobe Photoshop. Will be very in depth and hands on so bring a laptop and get ready to learn from a grand master. If no laptop, no problem…just be prepared to take ton of notes!

As a special gift you will receive 50% off your Hawaii Camera rental during the workshop plus a $100 rental gift certificate for future use.

Registration is limited to 30 attendees.

Year End Holiday $499 Special (Regularly $1199)

For more information and to register, visit: hawaiicamera.com/blog/rocco-ancora-workshop/

Upcoming Workshops

Hawaii Camera Associate Working With Customer

Which Lens

Time and location: TBD

This workshop will cover everything from lens selection to how f-stops work and what depth-of-field means.

Previous Workshops


Intro to Photography

December 16, 2016 & December 28, 2016

Interested in getting into photography but don't know where to start?

In this workshop we are going to be going over the basics of photography including Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO.


Surf Photography Workshop in Oahu, Hawaii with Zak Noyle

October 12, 2016 - October 15, 2016. Turtle Bay Resort

Take a break from your normal routine and join Canon Live Learning for an action-packed Destination Workshop on the north shore beaches of Hawaii. Professional Surf Photographer and extreme sports athlete Zak Noyle will guide students on this 4-day workshop, sharing his secrets on creating professional surf images.


A NYC Fashion Photographer's Secrets to Lighting Studio Portraits

Wednesday, January 7, 2016. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Event starts at 7:00 pm

NYC Fashion Photographer and Maui native, Daeja Fallas, will be discussing her unique approach to lighting portraits in the studio. Daeja will be covering the basics from setting up the Profoto pack, measuring and implementing variations of light to maximize effect, and to test and create the final image.

This free workshop is sponsored entirely by our friends and community supporters. We thank Kelii Grace + Kai Media, Chris Rohrer, Ikaika Akana, Nate Natchigall and the staff of Hawaii Camera for their time in producing the event.


What’s in the Bag: A wedding photographers guide to choosing the right lenses.

Thursday, December 4, 2015 at 7 pm.

Current and future wedding photographers, join us for a workshop at Hawaii Camera on how to choose the right lenses when shooting a wedding.

Seasoned Wedding Pro Kris Labang will be demonstrating the most popular lenses used for wedding photographers, such as wide angle, macro and portrait lenses. Light pupu and refreshments will be served courtesy of the Kaimuki Superette.


Hawaii Camera: On-Location Lighting for Wedding Photographers

Wednesday, November 26, 2015 at 6 pm.

Current and future wedding photographers, join us for a workshop at Hawaii Camera on how to improve your on and off camera flash skills. Seasoned Wedding pro Kris Labang will be discussing how to quickly setup and shoot Canon and Nikon speedlites.

Kris will also help take the mystery out of wireless remotes and also talk about snap on diffusers. Light pupu and refreshments will be served courtesy of the Kaimuki Superette.

Other Workshops and Classes in Honolulu


We've compiled a list of ongoing photography classes on Oahu, workshops on Underwater photography and filmmaking, along with a great photography tour in Honolulu. These classes can help you learn more about DSLR photography, flash photography, commercial photography and much more. If you're ready for a big improvement in your photos, taking a photo workshop can make all the difference.

If you're coming to Hawaii on vacation or a Kama'aina who is looking for something a little different than the typical in-class instruction, Oahu Photography Tours offers a number of unique, photo focused tours that get you out of the classroom and on location.


Surf photography is super popular in Hawaii! You've probably heard of guys like Zak Noyle who brave huge surf in dangerous shore break conditions to take the most amazing photos. Surf photography classes and workshops are regularly held on Oahu by Zak Noyle's Aquatography series and also Michael Clark.


Classes can be great for beginners and advanced learners, too. Beginner photography classes can usually be found at Hawaii School of Photography or Pacific New Media.

No matter your skill level, we can all learn new techniques and the latest technologies from qualified professionals and instructors. Technology is constantly evolving, so continuing education courses and tours like the ones listed here can greatly improve your skills and interests.


Aquatography Workshops by Zak Noyle
Hawaii School of Photography
Oahu Photography Tours
Pacific New Media
Windward Community College