Thomas Piekunka

Thomas Piekunka

I have not been out photographing as much as I would like, but got the opportunity this past August to get up to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon during monsoon season. Well, be careful what you wish for. We got drenched! Anyway, this image is a panorama from Cape Royal at sunset and it was the best color we got all trip. Also, there was this freak wind storm that blew in from the East that obscured that part of the Valley. I have never seen that before. Though we didn’t get any lightning in the Valley shots, it was still a grand adventure.

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Brad goes above and beyond to make sure that everyone is comfortable and getting the help they need, both out in the field and in post-processing. He is always there to answer any questions and he does so with kindness and patience. The small class size is perfect, and because he does not bring his own camera to the workshops, it allows him to spend quality time with each participant. – Jenny

Brad bleeds excellence in everything photography-related. He is kind, intelligent, quick-witted, knowledgeable, but most of all, caring. At no additional cost, Brad offered to lead during extra nights when weather threatened planned photoshoot evenings.  He purposefully left behind his camera to ensure focus on helping students.– Roger

I just attended my third Goldpaint Photography 5 day workshop in beautiful Mt. Shasta. That alone should tell you a lot about Brad’s workshops. I love Brad’s work professionally and love that he teaches his own processes to his students. He is the only instructor of workshops I have attended who does NOT bring his own camera. His full attention is on his students.– Patricia

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