This workshop will explore the process of building a photographic project from initial conception to creation, and finally distribution through exhibits, books, and multimedia on the Internet. Phil will share his experience in developing the intitial and final concept, in addition to finding partners to help finance and distribute the final product. Discussions will include lighting techniques and how to approach and create rapport with subjects. The weekend will be divided among lectures, demonstrations, making and evaluating environmental portraits and class critiques. Phil will also spen on-on-one time discussing each students work and direction he or she would like to take.