Sports Photography 101:
The complete bootcamp

Learn sports photography from Jeff Lewis, head photographer to the LA Rams, past photographer for Sports Illustrated, and portrait photographer to the stars

About The Bootcamp

This class is for beginning and novice photographers looking to improve their photography skills or learn to use their camera like the professionals.

Students will receive basic instruction, demonstrations, and samples of the desired outcomes at the beginning of each class. Students will go throughout the facility and shoot assignments based on each class’s topic. A key aspect of instruction will be the reviews of images students have shot to see what makes a successful image and what does not.


  • Know how to use various features of the camera to have creative control of your photographs
  • Be able to decide where to stand and how to get a shot that tells the story in a given situation to produce optimum results
  • See how photographic composition may make or break a photograph
  • How to edit an image using software
  • Requirements

    Digital Camera
    Pen or Pencil
    Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant lays the ball up against the Los Angeles Clippers.
    Kobe Bryant, shot by Jeff Lewis


    There are five progressive lessons with several dates offered for each one.
    Classes cost $175 each, or $700 for five. All sessions meet 10:00am-2:00pm.

    For questions, please email Nicole at

    Lesson 1: Beyond the Scope

    Saturday, March 2nd
    Saturday, April 13th
    Saturday, May 25th

    Lesson 2:
    The Lens is your Eye

    Sunday, March 3rd
    Saturday, March 30th
    Sunday, April 14th
    Sunday, May 26th

    Lesson 3: Triangle Offense

    Saturday, March 16th
    Sunday, March 31st
    Saturday, April 27th
    Saturday, June 8th

    Lesson 4: Pulling it Together

    Sunday, March 17th
    Sunday, April 28th
    Sunday, June 9th

    Lesson 5: Touch Up

    Friday, March 29th
    Saturday, May 11th
    Saturday, June 22nd

    About Jeff Lewis

    Based in Southern California, and as a member of SanDisk's Extreme Team, Jeff Lewis' passion for sports has taken him all around the world for sports action and portrait assignments for magazines, newspapers, corporate, and commercial clients.

    Jeff has photographed many high profile events including the Superbowl and the NBA Finals for clients such as the Associated Press, the NFL Network, the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper, and US Presswire.

    His work has been featured in Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, GQ, Maxim, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Times to name a few. Other clients have included Samsung, Verizon, Arclight Cinemas, SanDisk, Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc., and countless athletes all around the world.

    Some of Jeff Lewis' Work

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