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Offering Daytime, Evening, and Weekend Courses in Digital and Film Photography by international award winning photographers and authors Bahman Farzad and Parastoo “Paris” Farzad
with 35+ years of teaching experience.

In Memoriam

Bahman Farzad passed away suddenly from a heart attack on July 8, 2016. He was a large part of the Birmingham School of Photography and his talents are irreplaceable. 

Paris Farzad will continue teaching classes and new teachers will join the staff of the Birmingham School of Photography. Thank you for your patience during our time of transition.


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Birmingham School of Photography's 

Schedule for April 2017

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Course / Workshop Description

Course Schedule for courses starting in
April 2017
Happy Easter!

  Due to a large photo project that we are involved in we will have less classes in April. We will be back to a full schedule in May. Thank You.  
to Digital Photography 
Daytime  Class: 4 sessions, Tuesday, 10-1 pm, April 18-May 9
Nighttime Class: 4 sessions, Tuesday, 6-9 pm, April 18-May 9
Cancelled due to low enrollment: Weekend Workshop on Introduction to Digital Photography Cancelled due to low enrollment:

2 Days, April 22-23, Saturday 9-4 pm (Lunch break from 12-1)
Sunday 11-6 pm ( Snacks will be provided)

Weekend  Workshop in Portrait Photography: 
Outdoor, Window, and Studio Lighting
2 Days, April 29-30, Saturday 9-5pm (Lunch break from 12-1)
Sunday 12-6 pm ( Snacks will be provided)
We also teach at the Shelby County Arts Council in Columbiana, Alabama on
Thursdays at 
6:00 pm 
Instructor- Paris Farzad
For more information go to

How To Register for Classes in Columbiana
By Phone: Please call 205-669-0044.
In Person: You are welcome to register at their facility, which 
is located at 104 Mildred Street, Columbiana, AL 35051 during 
business hours.
By Mail: Print registration from website 
and mail to: P.O. Box 624, Columbiana, AL 35051


Design Your Own Course/ Private Tutoring  Pick a topic that you are interested in learning, let us know about it, 
and we will do our best to accommodate you

Private tutoring sessions are held during the mornings (if there is not a class) or afternoons during the week. Weekend slots are also available if a class is not being held.

On Fridays, we are open for private tutoring sessions from 9-1 and 2-6 pm. Please call to make an appointment.


More to Come!



Birmingham School of Photography

The Studio
1018 Montgomery Hwy ( Turn on to Leona Way)
Vestavia Hills, Alabama 35216

( Near the U-Haul in Vestavia)

Our Direct and Fax Number: 205-877-3282 
Our Cell Number: 205-862-8562

We at the Birmingham School of Photography are committed to:

* Keeping our class sizes small (12 students or less)
* At the end of a course  students will receive a
  Certificate of Course Completion
* Giving each student individualized attention
* Private photo tutoring at a reasonable cost
* Classes in Digital, 35mm, and Medium Format (Film)
* Teacher-to-student consultations before purchasing
  digital equipment (cameras, computers, scanners,
  printers, etc.)
* Full size computer lab with web design and photo
  editing software

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