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
Lightroom Classic: Clone Vs. Heal
Selective Sharpening in Lightroom
Range Masking Tips in Lightroom

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

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Past Events › Adobe Software & Technical Courses

May 2021

The Master Print Class with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

This workshop will cover what you need to know to make the finest digital prints from your digital camera files. Getting back to the art of print making and having a tangible print to show your photography. This workshop will cover what you need to know to make 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.…

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Beginning Adobe Lightroom Classic with Natasha Calzatti – Live Online

May 14 @ 10:00 am - May 16 @ 1:00 pm

This live course is held on Zoom on 3 consecutive days: May 14th, 15th & 16th, 2021 @ 10am – 1pm each day.Course Description: Many photographers find 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 your photo collection in a library…

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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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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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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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``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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