Kim Weston has travelled the world teaching fine-art nude photography workshops for years and continuing his family's rich photographic legacy. Weston Nude Photography Workshops have travelled to Finland, Mexico, France, and Spain where our participants have had opportunities to photograph in a number of historical landmarks and locations. We hope you will join us for the adventure of a lifetime in some of the world's most beautiful destinations to create art and learn from the best in the field.

Desert Figure Workshop 2017 - October 1-6, 2017

Weston Destination Workshops - Desert Figure Workshop 2017

Weston Destination Workshops - Desert Figure Workshop 2017

Our participants will photograph nude models in the breathtaking Joshua Tree National Park

Our participants will photograph nude models in the breathtaking Joshua Tree National Park

Last Spot: $500 off tuition!

Join Kim Weston for our annual nude photography workshop in Palm Desert, CA, co-hosted by the Creative Photo Academy.

Capture the stunning backdrop and scenery of the desert while unleashing your creativity with expressive figures.

Workshop participants will find the location and instruction informative and inspirational and will be given ample time to work creatively with every model. Participants will learn to work as a team in photography, camera-handling techniques, control of natural light, working with a nude model and how to create photos with emotional effect. 

Workshop Tuition: $3,200 (Originally $3,700!)

What's Included in Your Tuition?

  • 4 full days to photograph nude models in multiple locations including Joshua Tree National Park.
  • Nightly critiques, lectures, and instruction from 3rd generation fine-art photographer, and Edward Weston's grandson, Kim Weston.
  • 5 nights in a boutique hotel in Desert Hot Springs, California - We will have the entire resort to ourselves creating a private and creative environment.
  • Home-cooked, family-style dinners every night.

Participants will be responsible for transportation to and from workshop and shoot locations, breakfast, lunch, and models' tips.

Click to view photographs from last years participants!  

Mark Comon - Co-Instructor

Mark Comon is founder of Creative Photo Academy, PMA Academy and the PMA Certified Photo Instructor program. Mark has effectively taught photography to amateurs, hobbyists, professionals and photo instructors.

Mark's passionate approach to creativity, simple explanation of technical topics, and inspirational images will help your photography take flight. Mark loves to inspire you to take, make, and keep better photographs.


Kim Weston - Workshop Instructor

Kim Weston is a third-generation photographer from one of the most influential and creative families in American history. His recognition as a singularly creative artist and photographer continues a family legacy that traces its roots back to his grandfather Edward Weston, his uncle Brett, and his father Cole.

In a career spanning four decades, Kim has come to be recognized in his own right as one of the most insightful and accomplished practitioners of figurative/nude photography, producing an extensive and masterful portfolio of work that draws deeply, yet expands upon the traditions and canon of the nude in classical and modern European art. More about Kim Weston >>