West Coast School

Join us for our 2025 session

June 8 – 13, 2025

Location:  Hyatt Valencia –  Valencia, CA

The 2025 session will be here before you know it.  Start planning now.


  • 5 Day Registration
  • Scholarship Fund Donation.
  • West Coast School Scholarship Fund Donation

    • West Coast Scholarship in his memory
    • American Express
      Supported Credit Cards: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

About West Coast School

West Coast School is a Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Community Network School founded in 1956 and is considered to be one of the top photographic institutions in the country! West Coast School School is a non-profit organization operated by the Professional Photographers of California, and offers an amazing week of hands-on Professional Imaging Creativity, Photography Business Development and Fun. Instructors are Internationally recognized and share the same goal of helping you with the growth of your photography business.

Each year, nationally acclaimed working professionals celebrate the craft of photography by sharing their knowledge and expertise with their students. A hands-on participation is emphasized, as students learn the latest techniques from a successful professional.

West Coast School offers an outstanding lineup of instructor’s and a full schedule of special events. Our commitment has been to teach attendees practical, real-world skills that can be used to build a satisfying and prosperous career in professional photography. Come experience an incredible week of networking, education & fun.