Even more opportunities!

Learn about more opportunities to meet and work with Bud Thorpe and Kimberly Buccheri of The Master Lighting Course and Kimberly Sarah Photography .  They speak, coach, and consult on topics regarding studio lighting and design, high end art sales, customer service, and fine art pet photography.  

Hair of the Dog Summit

We are presenting for the Hair of the Dog Summit, November 2019.  Click here to learn more about our participation!

Learn about us and Hair of the Dog!

Animal Image Makers Conference

We are presenting TWICE at AIM in April 2020.  Our Studio Lighting Pre-Con will be awesome and our talk on High Ticket, Low Volume business is not to be missed! Click here to learn more about our participation at AIM!

Learn about us and Animal Image Makers!

Featured Podcast: The Profitable Photographer

If you would like to hear more about Kim and Bud and their work with Kimberly Sarah Photography and The Master Lighting Course, you can listen in on episode 24 of The Profitable Photographer with Luci Dumas.  There we talk about our philosophies and so much more!

Listen to the Podcast!

Hands-On Studio Lighting

We have been hosting a regular hands-on studio lighting class in our purpose-built 6,000sf studio in Manchester New Hampshire, USA for over 15 years.  If you are looking for the best lighting class you will ever take PERIOD - check us out at SOPHA and our KickStart Studio Lighting Class!

Learn about our Hands-On Class!

Photo Studio Design and Consulting

We have been part of the design and build of over twenty photo studios.  If you need help with studio layout and design, or recommendations for equipment or infrastructure, we are available to help both individuals and corporations. 

Learn about our Studio Consulting!

Public Speaking

Bud and Kim are available for speaking engagements in the United States and, if you are willing, Worldwide.  Bud and Kim are industry leaders providing insight into the photographic portraiture industry, with an emphasis on high-end, high service techniques.  

Learn about our Public Speaking!

Host Us!

We can take our show on the road! We have run hundreds of in-person, hands-on studio lighting-centric educational events. From small workshops to large groups, we have the experience to make your event succeed!

Learn how you can Host Us!


The Master Lighting Course staff is available for individual coaching at our studio in New Hampshire, USA, or via video call to help photographers meet their goals.  Click here to learn more about coaching!

Learn about our Coaching!

How can we help? Email us!

If we can be of help to you, your business, or your community, please let us know. Email us using this link:


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