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

Find Images Quickly & Efficiently in Lightroom Classic
Lightroom Classic: Clone Vs. Heal
Selective Sharpening in Lightroom

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

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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
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Natasha Calzatti will teach you how to make black and white images that are expressive and strong, simulating the great masters. You mayYou 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 Penn…

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Color Management: Learn Color from Input to Output with Canon – Live Online

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Samy's Camera is pleased to host this live online photography education event!If you are interested learning more about process of how to take the color being captured with our cameras all the way to a print, then this class is just what you’ve been waiting for. Whether printing is new to you or you are already experienced, this class will have the information you need to take your prints to the next level. During this class, you will: Have a…

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Mastering Lightroom Mobile & iPhoneography

July 31 @ 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– 5pm Join 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…

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August 2021

Beginning Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti – PASADENA

August 7 @ 10:00 am - August 14 @ 2:00 pm
Samys Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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This course is held on 2 consecutive Saturdays: August 7th & August 14th from 10am-2pmThis course is held on 2 consecutive Saturdays, August 7th & 14th from 10am-2pmTechnical Level: BeginnerMany photographers are finding Adobe Lightroom Classic to be the perfect tool for organizing, processing and enhancing images. This beginner Lightroom course shows you step-by-step how to take control of your digital photography workflow. Discover the most efficient method for downloading images into Lightroom and organizing them. Quickly import and manage…

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Advanced Adobe Photoshop for Photographers with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - August 18 @ 8:00 pm
Samy’s Photo School Online, Link Provided Upon Registration
Los Angeles, CA 90066 United States

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with this three-session live online class on August 16th, 17th & 18th @ 5pm-8pm each day. This is a Distance Learning class takes place via Zoom offered over three sessions on August 16th, 17th & 18th 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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Introduction to Digital Photo Pro with Canon – Live Online

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Samy's Camera is pleased to host this live online photography education event!Take the next step into editing your images with Canon's free software Digital Photo Professional. Whether you shoot Jpegs or Raw files, get a walkthrough through the software from input to output and learn how to enhance your images. This class is for beginners to intermediate photographers that want to learn about the current Canon DPP software. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to our Terms and…

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The Master Print with Natasha Calzatti – PASADENA

August 21 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Samy’s Camera Pasadena, 1759 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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Join Natasha Calzatti and learn how master the art of making digital prints.This workshops will cover the essential steps to making the finest digital prints from your digital camera files. From exposure to adjustment/optimization to choosing the right paper.  Examples of different fine-art papers will be shown to make the best possible prints.  Beyond the technical details, you will learn ways to make your images stronger and more compelling.This course will cover: Workflow for the master file concept using Photoshop…

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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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