As one of the premiere photographers in California, Karen loves using her experience and expertise for leading workshops and classes on photography subjects, especially lighting.  She is a frequent educator on Digital Photography Review and is sponsored by industry leading companies and featured as an artist in local and international galleries. Also as a prolific writer and artist, Karen has contributed to a number of educational magazines, blogs and websites. 


Available exclusively to students and enthusiasts on the greater Bakersfield, Kern County and San Joaquin Valley area - Karen is now offering individual one on one education, coaching and mentoring - as well as forming informationally packed beginner and advanced power workshops covering such topics as lighting, post processing, camera techniques and more!


It's affordable and easy - SIGN UP TO BOOK - OR FOR OUR WORKSHOP INTEREST LIST by clicking the link below!
(We will only contact you for educational offerings and never sell your email address)

We teach locally in some of the most favorite locations around Bakersfield and Kern County

With access to private and public locations for headshots, family portraits, events, weddings, bar mitzvahs, beach photography, newborn photography, baby photography, models, senior portraits and more.



Karen Engel is the #1 premiere portrait photographer in Bakersfield, Kern County and San Joaquin Valley
serving Kern County, Ventura County, L.A. County and the greater Central California area.