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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY COURSES for SLR, Mirrorless and Smartphone Cameras — Victoria, BC, Canada.
Face to face and online.

Digital and Smartphone Photography for beginners, intermediate and advanced photography enthusiasts. LIGHTROOM and PHOTOSHOP editing courses for beginners, intermediate amateurs and pro photographers.

My name is Andrzej Kielbowicz. I am a professional photographer with over 40 years of experience. I offer intensive group photography courses, workshops and one-on-one practical digital photography lessons for students in Victoria and Southern Vancouver Island, as well as Vancouver, BC, Canada.

My courses are designed to give you shortcuts to WOW photography and a quick transition from a confused beginner to a thriving advanced photographer. 

I have been a photography and photo editing educator since 2007—a professional photographer and photojournalist since the late seventies. I also worked as a graphic designer, so I am an experienced logo and corporate identity designer with pre-press and printing production knowledge.


or call/text +1 250 884 4012


  • Effective one-on-one private lessons
  • Photography courses and workshops limited to 10 students
  • Beginners, intermediate, advanced
  • Organization of photos in Lightroom
  • Lightroom professional photo editing
  • Photoshop professional photo editing
  • Easy programs tailored to your needs
  • High-quality visual presentation
  • Professional methods for success
  • Friendly critique of your photos
  • Stimulating, creative assignments
  • Free set of colour handouts in PDF
  • Free photographic equipment purchase phone advice—for present, past and future photography students

The whole project—including a program of the courses, handouts, website, and logo was created, designed, developed, and copyrighted © 2007-2023 by Andrzej Kielbowicz.


One-on-one (or two) FACE TO FACE or ONLINE photography and Lightroom or Photoshop editing classes available at any level. Please check schedules and rates. I also do portraits, family, events, and journalist style wedding photography. Visit services

Students will learn crucial camera or smartphone settings. Technical and artistic components of digital photography will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced under the instruction of a professional photographer with over 40 years of experience. Enrol to get a solid intro to the art of seeing, composition rules, lighting and professional tips for landscape, people, travel and street photography.

DSLR or MIRRORLESS digital camera released seven years ago or later is required for this program


Four sessions in class. Mondays, Oct 16 - Nov 6, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost: $169



Four sessions in class. Wednesday, Oct 18 - Nov 8, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Plus photowalk Saturday 10:00 12:30pm

Cost: $247


My courses at University of Victoria — FALL 2023


Five in the class: Thursdays, Oct 19 — Nov 16, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
and photo-walk, Saturday, Oct 28, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

How to overcome shyness when photographing people?
Why my landscape photos are pale and lifeless?
How do I select photos for Instagram or printed travel photo books?

You will also learn:
• how to set up your camera for travel photography
• how to use composition rules and lighting for gorgeous vistas or cityscapes
• how to capture the true emotion of people you will meet on your journey
We will analyze the work of masters of photography for inspiration and have a practical
photo walk in Victoria — the travel destination for many tourists from all over the world.

Registration link —  click here

At my photojournalist times in Poland I had a privilege and pleasure to photographed people like Pope John II, Mother Theresa, Lech Walesa, Ray Charles, Miles Davis and many others.

I love travelling, socializing, listening to good music, and watching great movies. I enjoy studying the art of masters of painting and photography, always finding new inspirations in it. I work on an ongoing photo project called "The Theatre of Daily Life" Recently, I produced, designed and published over four photo albums from the Philippines, Cambodia and Mexico containing over 400 images. Here is one of them: