Private Lessons

Stanley has taught storytelling and brand building at Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.; The University of the Nations, Kona, Hawaii; Reinhardt College, Waleska, Ga.; Berry College, Rome, Ga.; Portfolio Center, Atlanta, Ga.; and Dallas (Texas) Baptist University.

He also has been a guest lecturer at World Journalism Institute, Washington, D.C.; Southwestern Photojournalism Conference, Fort Worth, Texas; Art Institute of Atlanta, Ga.; American Society of Media Photographers. Atlanta (Ga.) Chapter; and the Southeastern Photographic Society, Atlanta Ga.

Clients often contact him to teach their staff to become more visually effective in building their brand.

Portrait Photography

Private one-on-one Lesson – 2 HR

Two hour private lesson on any subject $300.00


Price doesn’t include travel expenses if necessary.

Workshop Topics


  • Digital Asset Management – Learn how to spend less time organizing and more time being productive with your assets.
  • Photo Selection – Learn how to pick the best photos that communicate your brand. Also, learn about model releases; copyright; and usage concerns, so that you do not get into trouble when using photos.


  • One Light Workshop – Learn how to use flash off-camera. You will learn the difference between hot shoe flashes and studio strobes. Light modifiers will also be taught.
  • Lightroom for the photographer – Learn the workflow of shooting RAW with your camera to produce edited JPEGs.
  • Creating your own photo library – Learn how to use Lightroom or Photo Mechanic Plus to organize your photos for easy searching and finding of your photos.
  • Business [separate topics]
    • Basic overview of being a professional photographer
    • Marketing
    • Blogging
    • Newsletter
  • Photojournalism Workshop
  • Sports Workshop
  • Posing Workshop

Photo Gallery