Adobe and Technical Courses with Natasha Calzatti

If You want the Best Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop and Capture One Training

Then You Want to Work With Natasha Calzatti at Samy's Photo School!

Now you can learn all the skills, pro techniques, and creative processes needed to produce exceptional photographic imagery in photo editing software with Natasha Calzatti at your side. These are not webinars or streaming tutorials; this is live, hands-on classroom instruction taught via zoom in the comfort of your own home.

Personal Learning Experiences

Natasha does not present; she teaches— and in real-time.  During Natasha’s online classes, students are free to ask questions in her virtual classroom, share screens, noodle through problems, and develop creative workflows to achieve their visual goals. These are fun, personal learning experiences, taught in small classes with individual tutor-like attention.   

There is no doubt that this is the best way to learn to grow and develop your photographic postproduction skills. With Natasha, you can learn all the valuable fundamentals and advanced classes that will help you become the creative photographer you were meant to be.   


Two Minute Photo Editing Magic with Natasha

Lightroom Classic Clone Vs Heal

Choose one of these great classes from Natasha and Samy’s Photo School.

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Upcoming Events › Adobe Software & Technical Courses

June 2021

Beginning Adobe Photoshop with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

June 11 @ 10:00 am - June 13 @ 1:00 pm

This is an intensive, live three day hands-on computer workshop that will be held on June 11th, 12th & 13th from 10am – 1pm each day.Longtime Photoshop Instructor Natasha Calzatti will cut through the complexity of Photoshop and help you to master it as a photographic tool. Natasha will show you the fundamentals of Photoshop, how to do the things most beginners want to do when they first open up the program. This workshop is designed for the Lightroom or…

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Mastering Lightroom Mobile & iPhoneography

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm

Workshop Schedule:  Lecture on Zoom: 11am – 12:30pm Photo Scavenger Hunt/Photo Walk:  12:30-4pm Post Processing Session on Zoom: 4– 5pmJoin photographer and photo-educator Natasha Calzatti as she shares tips for transforming your photos from ordinary to extraordinary without being tied to your computer. This fun and informative workshop will teach you the skills you need to turn the camera that’s always with you into a powerful photography tool.Practice seeing versus looking when you put into practice what you learned during…

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Advanced Adobe Photoshop for Photographers with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

June 21 @ 5:00 pm - June 23 @ 8:00 pm

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with this three-session live online class on June 21st, 22nd and 23rd @ 5pm-8pm each day. This is a Distance Learning class takes place via Zoom offered over three sessions on June 21st, 22nd & 23rd from 5pm-8pm each day. Natasha will take you through the entire process of creating convincing, well-executed composites. Together we will take the guesswork out of using Photoshop’s more advanced tools, techniques, and menus. You will learn…

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July 2021

Nikon NX Studio with Vincent Versace: One program does it all – Live Online

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Samy's is pleased to host this NX Studio class in which Vincent Versace will teach you how one program does it all!In this workshop, Vincent Versace, the person who has used Nikon Capture software NX Studio longer than anyone else in the world, will take you through a soup to nuts, start to finish, work flow with NX Studio. NX Studio is a comprehensive image-processing suite designed for viewing, processing and editing images captured with Nikon digital cameras. NX Studio…

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Create Better Black & White Photographs with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration
Los Angeles, CA 90066 United States

Natasha Calzatti will teach you how to make black and white images that are expressive and strong, simulating the great masters. You may You may know how to use Lightroom or Photoshop features to create black and white images, but many of these conversions aren’t very good. In this workshop Natasha will teach you how to make black and white images that are expressive and strong, simulating the analog silver gelatin print from the great photography masters such as Irving…

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``An excellent class``

This was an excellent class. High marks to Natasha. She knows her stuff and knows how to transmit her knowledge – a rare combination

(Capture One Class)

``Ensuring we learned what was shared``

Natasha did great in sharing and ensuring we learned what was shared.

(Advanced Photoshop Class)

``Natasha is an excellent teacher``

Natasha is an excellent teacher and I have learned the majority of what I know about Lightroom from her.

( How to Create Better Black and White)

Instructor Bio

Natasha Calzatti is a photographer, educator, and consultant based in Los Angeles. She has shot award-winning work for THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEWSWEEK, PEOPLE, and VIBE, and has been syndicated internationally.

Presently, she was a speaker at AdobeMax conference, and she is an adjunct professor at Santa Monica College teaching both Photoshop and Lightroom, instructor at Samy’s Photo School. She has been a guest lecturer at the International School of Film and TV (EICTV) Cuba and Brooks Institute. Natasha has been featured in DIGITAL PHOTO PRO magazine and invited to The Getty Center to share her behind the camera experiences of Cuba as she presented an in-gallery exploration of A Revolutionary Project: Cuba from Walker Evans to Now. Natasha divides her time between shooting assignments and lecturing on digital imaging both in the U.S and abroad. You can see her current work at

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