Perfect Light Camera & Supply was opened in 2008 by Christopher Balmer and has quickly become the Nation's leader in photography education with over 12,000 classroom students from across the United States.  Christopher created Photo Adventure Workshops  in 2016 and hosts wildlife and nature photographers of all skill levels on small group photography tours worldwide.   


After shooting in Yellowstone National Park most of his life, Christopher fullfilled his dream of epening The Yellowstone Camera Store in 2019.


The Yellowstone Camera Store

16 N Canyon Street

West Yellowstone, MT  59758

(406) 646-5191


Monday - Friday 9 am - 7 pm

Saturday 8 am - 6 pm

Sunday 9 am - 5 pm


Perfect Light Camera & Supply

2169 E 17th Street

Idaho Falls, Idaho

(208) 523-6789


Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm

Saturday 10 am - 4 pm

2019 Perfect Light Camera & Supply | Photo Adventure Workshops | The Yellowstone Camera Store 



Price includes two classes from 7 - 9:30 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday or one class from 10 am - 4 pm on Saturday depending on the dates.


What you will learn:

  • How to care for your DSLR
  • Importance of and how to color correct your monitor
  • What is a RAW file and why should we be using them (detailed explanation)
  • How to convert your RAW files
  • Exposure Triangle ISO, Shutter Speed and Apertures/F-stops
  • How to read light and expose correctly for the scene Manual, Aperture and shutter priority modes (when and how to use each)
  • How to control white balance in the camera
  • How to maximize color straight from your camera
  • Focus modes when and how to use them for maximum sharpness
  • Flash techniques (Why is it so important to use a flash on a bright sunny day?)
  • Composition techniques to take award winning photos
  • When, where and how to print your images


Payment due upon registration to reserve your place in class.

Available Dates