Learn from Paul

How can we help you? Paul loves to teach as much as he loves photography. He would love the opportunity to work with you. If you’re not sure where to start or what might be the right fit for you, contact us and we are happy to help!


My alive photo (a.k.a. MAP)

Have you ever returned from a wonderful trip with LOTS of photos? And then done nothing with your gorgeous images? We get it. Hundreds of images is overwhelming. The MAP program is designed to get you unstuck. You will receive instruction in how to cull and edit your images from a professional photographer AND we’ll get one of your images onto a gallery-quality canvas so you can hang it in your home.

online learning

ALIVE Photo is an online community of photographers. By joining the ALIVE community, you’ll receive access to hundreds of lessons and interviewers from professional photographers like Ami Vitale, David Munech and Bill Lea, just to name a few. Additionally, there are lessons available from Paul, as well as access to other hobbyists!

Private lessons and workshops

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If you're looking for someone with intimate knowledge of the Smoky Mountains as well as first class photography instruction, our 3-day workshops are for you.