Meet Our Instructors

We are always looking for experienced professionals interested in teaching a class or workshop. If you have a class idea and want to be one of our instructors, please submit a Class Proposal form and we’ll be in touch.

Shannon Belletti earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and has studied both traditional film and digital mediums. She has been a professional photographer for over ten years, and has won numerous awards including “Best Photographer in Atlanta” and “Top 19 Portrait Photographers in Atlanta.” Her shooting style is best described as a modern blend of photojournalism and classic portraiture, and her images often reflect a timeless appeal.  Shannon’s portfolio includes celebrities such as: Kendra Scott, Eric & Lucy Nicoli, Brett & Jessica Gardner, and Nick Faldo.

Although her focus is on boutique wedding & event photography, Shannon is also experienced with studio portraiture, real estate photography, graphic design & website development. Shannon is also the founder and managing director of the Georgia School of Photography, a school dedicated to bringing working professionals and amateurs together to promote learning and enjoyment of photography.

Visit her website at: www.bellettiphotography.com to see more of her work.


Greg Knobloch holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Photography from the Art Institute of Atlanta. He has been a professional photographer in Hiram, Georgia for over 25 years specializing in the fields of Editorial, Photojournalism, Events and Fine Art Photography. His clients include Georgia Power, the CDC, Atlanta Journal Constitution, and Watt Publishing to name a few. Greg is also a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.

Visit his website at: www.gregknobloch.com to see more of his work.


Melissa Prosser received her degree of Art Marketing from North Georgia College and State University where she fell in love with the art of photography.  She was trained in film, but discovered digital photography shortly after leaving college.  She has been photographing weddings, portraits, and events in the metro Atlanta area for the past 13 years.  Melissa has won numerous international awards for wedding photojournalism and has been featured in online publications such as Style Me Pretty, Oh Brides, and JEZEBEL to name a few.  Melissa photographs her clients with a blend of photojournalism and portraiture.

Visit her website at: www.melissaprosser.com to see more of her work.


Stella Spyrou has taken photographs for most of her life, but she began her serious pursuit following her retirement. She photographs a variety of subjects while traveling and at home, but flowers, cityscapes and landscapes are of special interest. Stella utilizes a mirrorless camera along with a variety of digital techniques to create award-winning images. In 2016 she was nominated for “Photographer of the Year” by the Sweetwater Camera Club, and her work has been published in the Chapel Hill News & Views magazine and the Douglas County Sentinel. Her work has also been featured at numerous gallery exhibitions and competitions, both locally and nationwide.

Visit her website at: www.embiria.com to see more of her work.