WORKSHOP/KNOXVILLE, September 4-8, 2019

Rocky Top IV-September 4-8 Knoxville, TN -- CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Rocky Top V-Knoxville, TN September 4-8, 2019

Peter Read Miller's photography workshop returns to to Knoxville and the University of Tennessee for the Fourth exciting year.

Join Peter and his friends for four days of shooting, critiquing and learning in Knoxville, TN.

The workshop will begin with a Wednesday night cruise on the Tennessee River, a BBQ dinner and Peter's presentation.

Events to be covered will include the University of Tennessee vs. The University of Texas at El Paso football game in spectacular Neyland Stadium. A Friday night high school football game between two of the top teams in the Knoxville area. Other UT sports. Past workshops have covered soccer, volleyball, swimming and more.

Joining Peter at the workshop will be:

-Greg Cooper-Boulder, CO based action sports photographer who also shoots for the University of Colorado and the Colorado Rapids of the MLS.

-Steve Fine-Former Director of Photography at Sports illustrated (17 years), currently Photo Editor at FLIPBOARD

-Patrick Murphy-Racey, Knoxville based photographer and videographer. Patrick has shot over 600 assignments for Sports Illustrated as well many still and video shoots for national clients.

Each photographer will have the opportunity to shoot with Canon professional cameras and lennses. Please note that although the workshop is sponsored by Canon it is open all photographers-regardless of the camera manufactuer they shoot.

Each photographer will have the opportunity to work closely with Peter and take home hundreds of images shot with top of the line equipment.

Sponsors include Canon, Dynalite, ThinkTank Photo, Hoodman and Western Digital. 18 Seats available.

Tentive 2019 Workshop Schedule


4:00 Class meets at the Holiday Inn Knoxville West, introductions

5:00 Class departs hotel for the Tennessee River and boards houseboat for river tour and dinner

6:00-9:00 River tour, BBQ dinner and Peter’s presentation


9:00 Class meets, Peter presents on sports photography basics

10:00 Check out Canon gear

10:30 Steve Fine presents on his career as one of the formost Directors of Photography in the business

12:30 Lunch on your own

2:00 Class heads to campus for swimming portrait and action shoot at UT Aquatic center

6:00 UT Women’s Soccer


9:00 Peter, Greg and Pat present on workflow and code replacement with Photo Mechanic

10:00 Critique swimming and soccer photos (each student turns in 10 photos from each event)

12:30 Lunch on your own

1:30 Class heads to Knoxville Boxing Gym

2:00 Patrick Murphy-Racey presents on location lighting followed by action and portrait session with Knoxville youth boxers

7:00 High School Football-Teams TBD


UT vs. BYU football. Since the game time is yet to be announced, the schedule for this day will be determined when it is. If the game is early, as I think it will be, we will head straight to the game and then do our critiques after the game in the evening.


10:00-1:00 Critique, Class wrap-up, return Canon gear

There are possibly other events taking place at UT on Sunday afternoon. Students will be credentialed, if they chose to stay around. I will be happy to critique by email or Skype.

Portfolio Reviews-Steve, Pat, Greg and myself will be available to look at portfolios. Scheduling will be done at the workshop.

Tuition will be $1895 not including hotel or meals. To Register-C lick Here

Hotel is the Holiday Inn Knoxville West at Cedar Bluff. A courtesy room discount is available until August 14.

Link to register for the discounted rate is Here