Create beautiful night-sky photos on our workshops in the second highest Dark Sky Community in the world

What we do

Join us for an exciting astrophotography workshop or an adventurous photo tour in the picturesque Pikes Peak region. Improve your photography skills with one of our photography or Photoshop classes. Hire us to capture the special moments of your corporate event at any of the amazing venues in Colorado Springs.


Paint Mines Night Photography Worksho

Night Sky Photography Workshops

The night sky is one of Colorado’s greatest natural resources. Enjoy an amazing and unforgettable experience under some of Colorado’s darkest skies, while photographing the stars and the Milky Way on an overnight astrophotography workshop in Westcliffe or at the Paint Mines in Calhan with Mike Pach of 3 Peaks Photography.


Garden of the Gods Photo Tour

Photo Tours

If you’re an amateur or professional photographer and are serious about getting great photos while visiting the Pikes Peaks area, let us be your guide to take you to some of the best places at the right times to get great shots.


Photography & Photo Editing Classes

3 Peaks Photography offers in-person photography and Photoshop classes for adults in Colorado Springs that are designed for beginners who are just starting to build their skills or intermediates who want to brush up on their skills.

Who we are

Mike Pach of 3 Peaks Photography & Design

Welcome to 3 Peaks

My name is Mike Pach, owner of 3 Peaks Photography & Design. I’m an award-winnning, photographer who has been exploring and capturing the beautiful world around us as well as a speaker and author with more than 35 years of experience in photography.

The mission for my workshops is to create a meaningful experience that my students will never forget and send them home with practical skills that they can continue to use to improve their enjoyment of photography.

The Colorado Photography Learning Group (CPLG)

Mike Pach founded CPLG in 2010 as a way to provide learning experiences for the local photography community. The group hosts outings and an annual gallery show. CPLG can be found on Meetup and Facebook.

Photo Workshops with El Paso County Parks

3 Peaks supports the El Paso County Parks outdoor programs throughout the year with photography workshops at parks and open spaces that help raise money for the county’s nature centers.

Teacher & Speaker

Mike is a long-time teacher who has taught workshops and classes in Colorado for 15+ years. A long time lover of learning and creating, Mike finds the most joy in seeing his students create beautiful works all with a big smile on their face.

Event Photographer ​

3 Peaks specializes in photographing corporate events hosted in Colorado Springs and has been a mainstay in the Colorado community for his event photography and warm disposition. Hire 3 Peaks Photography & Design today to receive images that capture all the smiles that your event creates!


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