Photo © Rory Earnshaw
Photo © Rory Earnshaw

Destination: China Camp

Refine your composition and landscape photography skills in this small group field trip to China Camp. Open to photographers of all skill levels!
with Rory Earnshaw

In this course, participants will improve their skills in composition, framing, and long exposure photography while exploring the unique location of China Camp in east Marin. Students will receive one-on-one tutoring from the instructor, and will enjoy a group critique with photographic prints following the shoot.



Class Schedule

Locations and time for shoots will be provided in a reminder email distributed prior to the first class.

Sunday, October 16, 2–6:30PM: Photo shoot at China Camp. Provide own transportation.

Thursday, October 20, 6–7:30PM: Group critique with class prints at The Image Flow.


Workshop presented by The Image Flow Photography Center, providing photography classes, custom printing services, and studio rentals.


Instructor Bio

Instructor Rory Earnshaw

Rory Earnshaw started taking photographs as a boy in rural Scotland. 

Photography since then has been a way to see extraordinary things in everyday objects and places. After twenty five years as a commercial photographer he still makes time to work on the black and white images that inspire him so much.

Rory’s intimate prints explore the quiet, minimalist beauty of the landscape. Shooting only with film and often with a large-format camera, he takes advantage of the slow and deliberate process of classic silver gelatin darkroom printing and toning. Rory’s photography has been featured in a number of exhibitions including solo shows at the San Francisco MoMA Artist’s Gallery and The Image Flow.

Sunday and Thursday
October 16 and October 20, 2022
See class schedule for specific times


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  • A ready to use film or digital camera
  • A portable tripod (instructor will also have tripods available)
  • Basic working knowledge of their camera and Lightroom or Photoshop
  • A minimum of 3 classroom prints to be created for group critique

Who Should Take This Workshop

Photographers ages 16 or older, with basic working knowledge of their camera and interested in location and sunset photography. Film cameras, digital, small, and medium format cameras are welcome!

Pertinent Details

  • Maximum five (5) students
  • Age 16 and older
  • Students need to be able to walk/hike up stairs with equipment and gear
  • Class prints will be discounted to $12 each (7 max per critique)
  • Students provide own transportation
  • Masks are optional for Covid-19 safety
  • Dress for the weather! China Camp gets windy and cold, even in summer!

Workshop Fee Includes

  • Group Critique of workshop prints with instructor after shoot
  • Three 11 x 17 prints on Epson Premium Luster paper
  • $5 parking included in price


China Camp Village, Lower Parking Lot, China Camp State Park, San Rafael, CA


The Image Flow Photography Center

328 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, San Anselmo, CA


Located in Marin County CA, just north of San Francisco.

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