Digital Photo Academy

Learn How To Use Your Digital Camera

Pro Instructors
Hudson Valley

Pro Instructors of Hudson Valley

Kay Kenny

- Over 25 years teaching photography at NYU as well as other institutions, including ICP
- Received an Excellence in Teaching Award from NYU
- Exhibits her fine art photography nationally and internationally as well as featured in
several books on photographic practices
- Specializes in long exposure rural night photography using both film and digital cameras
- MFA from Syracuse University. Background in printmaking and graphic design prior to
graduate degree in photography.
- Awards include 4 NJSCA grants as well as the Arthur Griffin Legacy Award from the
Griffin Museum of Photography

Brian Wolfe

-If you have read any of the news and entertainment media in the Newburgh Community, you likely have already seen Brian’s byline for his published photos.

-First 35 mm film camera at 13 which inspired him to build his own darkroom in a basement closet.

-Widely appreciated for his ability in capturing the majestic beauty of the Hudson River and the mountainous Hudson Highlands

Melanie Gonzalez

-Instructor, Studio lighting + Digital Portrait class with NYC Parks Department
-Technical Associate, Photography Department, The Cooper Union School for The Advancement of Art and Architecture
-Instructor, Digital Photography, Studio Lighting class with senior citizens at Serviam Gardens, a senior residential home in the Bronx

Rachel Snydstrup

-Time Herald Record Photographer of the Year in 2016

-2nd Place winner for Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Union Calendar

-Official Photographer for the last 4 years for the Maritime Museum in Kingston

-Exhibited at Albany Airport

-Born and raised in Kingston and over the years has photographed dozens of HV locales, including Ashoken Reservoir
Port Ewing Beach
Rotary Park
Kaaterskill Falls
Hudson Athens Lighthouse
Mid-Hudson Bridge
Most of the Old Mansions once owned by noted industrialists

-Noted Landscape photographer but also focuses on HDR image making and long exposure photography

Lori Adams


-Daughter of an artist
-Lori Adams began the pursuit of photography in her early teens in southern Minnesota
-Focus on landscapes and portraiture
-Degree in photography from Bard College

Jill Enfield

-Upcoming solo Exhibition at Ellis Island of "The New Americans" of portraits of recent immigrants

-Travel workshops in over 20 different world destination across all continents except Australia and Antarctica

-Author of 2 photo books

-Teaches around the world including Parson's in NYC, Maine Photographic Workshops in Rockport and Rhode Island School of Design, (RISD), in Rhode Island

Justin P. Goodhart

-Shows and gallery exhibits throughout the Hudson Valley and Adirondacks
-Published in Dutchess County Tourism Guide, Poughkeepsie Journal and several other local publications
-Works held in private collections throughout the US
-Member of Putnam Arts Council, Arts on the Lake & Great Hollow Photographers Club

Mark Rosengarten

-Shown work at Goshen Art fair and Pine Bush Art Fair
-Has sold his work to collectors

Mary Ann Glass

-Participated in two International Artist Residencies in Myslenice, Poland and in Beacon, NY
-She has had solo shows at Montgomery Row in Rhinebeck, Locust Grove, Bannerman Gallery, RiverWinds Gallery, the Amacord Gallery, Barnes & Noble and Chill
-One of her photos won a Red Ribbon at the Front Gallery in Patterson, NY
-While Mary Ann is talented in many photography techinques, for Digital Photo Academy, she will be teaching a cell phone camera class. All of the images in her slideshow are taken with a cell phone

Sammy Johnston

- Specializes in commercial, architectural, and industrial photography
- Clients include AT&T, Gatsby Spa, Sun Guard, Wescon, Minnesota Power,, and Captain Kangaroo
- Also concentrates on layout and web design

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