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Welcome to Tomayia Colvin Education!

I’m Tomayia Colvin! I’m proud to share with you Tomayia Colvin Education. TCE is an online education platform with live and recorded courses on photography, lighting, marketing, business, and tech tutorials for photographers. The courses will be lead primarily by photographers of color and minorities.

A Little About Tomayia

Tomayia Colvin, is an international wedding and senior portrait photographer, best-selling children’s book author, and photography educator in Houston, Texas. Tomayia is a current doctoral study at Houston Baptist University studying Educational Leadership. She is the Leader of the Northeast Houston Tuesday Together Group and drives to make community a place of where everyone is welcome. She is on a mission to celebrate diversity and work with conferences and workshop organizers to bridge the color division and to include voices that are missing from the photography industry. She’s the mom of two dynamic little people and is often busy shuffling kids from basketball practice to Cub Scouts. She lives for the car rider line, Dr. Pepper, and making blue jeans, Converse, and t-shirts the new business casual.

Tomayia has previously taught at WPPI, Imaging USA, United, The Focus Tour by Melanie Anderson, Turn It Up by the Academy of Wedding Photographers, The Revive Summit, The Professional Photographers Guild of Houston, and a host of others.

Tomayia’s Upcoming Speaking Engagement:


Tomayia’s Previous Speaking Engagements Includes:

May 20-21, 2017- Queen Photographers Asheville, NC

July 2017- ShootProof Trigger Happy

September 24-27, 2017 Light Pro- St. Petersburg, Florida

October 15-17, 2017 Black Female Photographers Dallas, Texas

February 16-18, 2018 Click Away Amelia Island, Florida



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