Photography has been a lifelong passion of Sarah’s, with a focus on landscape, nature, and travel imagery. She is a graduate of Rocky Mountain School of Photography’s Summer Intensive Program, where she currently works as an instructor. She is an Adobe Certified Expert in Lightroom, and loves helping people learn the skills needed to take their photography further, both in the field and behind the computer. She enjoys the process of creating and marketing her images as fine art prints, and her work has also been published in Portland Magazine. Prior to her time at RMSP, she spent a decade working as a Park Ranger at North Cascades National Park in Washington. With an extensive knowledge of the natural world, Sarah is able to bring a unique perspective to her teaching of landscape and nature photography.



The Creative

~Sarah Ehlen~



Friday, June 3  and August 26:

  • 6:30-9:00pm: Introductions and talk on Creative Composition (showing lots of examples)


Saturday, June 4  and August 27:

  • 9:00-11:00am: Field Shoot: The Composition Challenge

  • 11:00am-1:00pm: Break & time to prepare photos for critique

  • 1:00-2:00pm: Critique

  • 2:00-3:00pm: Camera Demo: Maximizing your camera's capabilities

  • 3:00-5:00pm: Talk: Seeing Light

  • 5:00-7:00pm: Dinner break

  • 7:00-9:30pm: Sunset shoot


Sunday, June 5:  —and August 27:

  • 9:00-10:00am: Prepare images for critique

  • 10:00-11:00: Critique

  • 11:00-12:00: Creative post processing (general thoughts on processing images- not specific to any particular editing program.)

  • 12:00-1:00pm: Wrap-up and questions






Current Club members:  $75 - A real deal !


Non-BCC members:  $120 - Still a real deal ! !


Maximum of 15 participants.

This workshop is fully filled. If you would like to sign up for the waiting list, click HERE.

Images © Sarah Ehlen, from


Meetings cancelled due to pandemic

Meeting place:


Billings Public Library

Community Room


Turn left upon entering the building via south door from parking lot


This year's BCC competition



Ant's View


The Hunt


White on White


BCC Competition



PSA Projected Image Division (PID) - Open

Submit photos to the appropriate gallery at


Here are the latest competition critiques, scores  & placings.

(click to open)

PSA - Round 3  SCORES

 - Gallery of images with their scores may be seen here.

Glennie 2020 SCORES

 - Gallery of images with their scores may be seen here.

Still Life competition critiques and placings available here     


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