Get the most out of your equipment. We featured classes throughout the year to help you become an expert with your camera.

We offer educational opportunities for all levels of photography, from the basics to advanced courses in macro photography, flash, studio setup and many more. Instruction is available one-on-one, small groups or through West Des Moines Adult Education.

Classes, Events and Consultation

Photography Instruction – Alexander’s is here to help you get the most out of your camera and lenses. The following educational services are currently available, with plans for additional workshops and classes in the future. All classes taught by Steve Alexander.

Classes through the WDM Adult ED
• Photography Series • Focus On Flash • Macro
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Fall WDM class dates are set

Register Now

SLR Photography
This comprehensive and inspiring class will help you connect your talents with your camera through a technical foundation in photography using Single Lens Reflex cameras (not fixed lens cameras).
Feb. 20 – Apr. 3
Learning Resource Center – Fairmeadows Room$145
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Focus on Flash
Hands-On Techniques, Inside & Out
Completed. New classes start soon.TBD$50
Macro Magic
It’s a Small World, Let’s Photograph It!
Completed. New classes start soon.TBD$50
Portraits In the Junction
An Outdoor Photography Experience in Historic Valley Junction
Completed. New classes start soon.Valley Junction, West Des Moines$50

Call the store to register for classes – 515-288-6888.

Want more information?

Email or call Steve 288-6888. Please include your phone number. To setup a one-on-one instructional session or small group class contact Steve 288-6888.


We offer private “One on One” or small group instruction in our studio.
Call for reservations and rates 515-288-6888.


Need help setting up your home or business studio? Are you a retail store with an in-house studio?
We can help you maximize your setup to take the best shots possible.

Group Instruction

We can teach you how to take amazing photos of your company events and product.
Contact us to start learning how to promote your business.