Editorial Photography

Printmaking

Boudoir

Special Guest


  • October 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 26, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 2, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 9, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 16, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 23, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seven-week workshop is a nuts and bolts exploration of the steps necessary to successfully approach publishers and what to do when they say yes.


  • October 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Over the course of six weeks, student will discover their “Inner Monologue” and identify key words which will lead to a creation images that will form the basis for their work to come in the following decades.


  • November 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join photographer/writer Sal Taylor Kydd as you explore your personal narrative through the lens of memory. Through written exercises and photographic cues you will explore connections to the landscape and the natural world to your own personal narratives; through symbolism, myth and metaphor.


  • December 3, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • December 5, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this weekend-intensive workshop, Sam Abell will discuss his technique of seeing in layers, the importance of seeing well, and how to see with more discriminating power. The goal of this workshop is to help each participant discover where they are now and where their work can take them.


  • December 4, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • December 11, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • December 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • December 5, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop introduces participants to the practice of creating handmade limited edition photographic artists’ books that balance form, content and materials in innovative ways.


  • January 11, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 18, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 20, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 25, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 27, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • February 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • February 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Spend four weeks expanding the boundaries of your digital collages with Maggie Taylor as your guide. This online workshop will focus on Photoshop layering techniques to create cohesive and compelling images.


  • January 18, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 20, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 25, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 27, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 1, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 3, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, we discuss all the elements of what makes a good portrait and delve into the process of working with people.

Flash

The Business of Photography

Wedding Photography

After-School Sessions

After School

Documentary Photography

Events


  • History of Photography - Portraiture with Mark Edward Harris
    October 26, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • History of Photography - Fashion with Andrew Southam
    November 16, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • History of Photography - Nude with Ann Elliott Cutting
    December 14, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce an ongoing series on the history of photography, broken down into genres.


  • An Evening With Series - Hiroshi Watanabe
    October 27, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • An Evening with Series - Holly Roberts
    November 17, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • An Evening With Series - Yvonne Venegas
    December 29, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to present another online series of events, “An Evening With: Featured Presentations from Notable Photographers.” This ongoing series, normally programmed on the last Wednesday of each month, will feature online presentations from notable guest photographers aimed to educate, enrich and inspire.


  • Conversations with a Curator - Lisa Volpe
    November 2, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Conversations with a Curator - Paula Tognarelli
    December 14, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Conversations with a Curator is a new series in which Curators from a broad range of institutions will discuss how they became a curator, their work and exhibition history, how they conceive of and curate exhibitions and what they are look for in an artist they want to show.


  • Inside Photography - Susan kae Grant
    November 4, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is proud to produce a new, ongoing series called “Inside Photography: Conversations with Contemporary Photographers.” The series, normally programmed on the first Thursday of each month, will feature a conversation between a guest photographer and moderator.

Exhibitions

Street Shooting

Summer Session

Youth Program

Specialized Photography


  • November 1, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 8, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 6, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 13, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This workshop is designed to help students get started exploring and photographing an extraordinary nocturnal landscape. Learn how to utilize tools and techniques such as long time exposures, balance ambient light with artificial light sources, and work with low and high ISOs and bracketing.

Actors Headshots

Lighting & Portraiture


  • October 21, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 28, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 4, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this workshop, students will gain a solid foundation of studio lighting and practical knowledge of light. Working hands-on with the equipment, participants will learn how to select the proper light source for their subjects whether shooting portraits, still life or product.


  • January 18, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 20, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 25, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 27, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 1, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 3, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, we discuss all the elements of what makes a good portrait and delve into the process of working with people.

Nature & Landscape


  • December 15, 2021
    12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    5:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • December 17, 2021
    5:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • December 18, 2021
    5:30 am - 12:00 pm

Internationally acclaimed landscape photographer Michael E. Gordon has carefully selected some of the park’s most photogenic locations for this workshop, where outstanding photographic opportunities will be joined with inspirational, creative, and technical discussions.

Travel Workshops

Photography Fundamentals


  • October 20, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 27, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.


  • November 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this course, students will continue to learn basic camera operation and photography fundamentals while practicing and refining their personal process for achieving a unique photographic vision. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.


  • November 3, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 1, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 8, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 15, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This course, devoted entirely to composition and photographic design, is intended to help you develop the way you see and pre-visualize your images so the tools and ingredients can help you achieve more compelling, meaningful images.

Getting Started


  • October 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 20, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 29, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop focuses on the most essential workflow and developing features of the Adobe Lightroom Classic with the needs of the photographer in mind. Students will learn how to import, sort, organize and enhance their digital images, as well as batch process groups of images, quickly and efficiently.


  • October 20, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 27, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.


  • November 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this course, students will continue to learn basic camera operation and photography fundamentals while practicing and refining their personal process for achieving a unique photographic vision. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.


  • November 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop is a core fundamental class for photographers. Using Adobe Photoshop CC, the course teaches the most important tools, composition and basic image optimization, helping students to understand the process behind simple photo correction.

Digital Camera Basics


  • October 20, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 27, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.


  • November 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this course, students will continue to learn basic camera operation and photography fundamentals while practicing and refining their personal process for achieving a unique photographic vision. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.

Photoshop & Lightroom


  • October 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 20, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 29, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop focuses on the most essential workflow and developing features of the Adobe Lightroom Classic with the needs of the photographer in mind. Students will learn how to import, sort, organize and enhance their digital images, as well as batch process groups of images, quickly and efficiently.


  • November 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop is a core fundamental class for photographers. Using Adobe Photoshop CC, the course teaches the most important tools, composition and basic image optimization, helping students to understand the process behind simple photo correction.


  • January 11, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 18, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 20, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 25, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 27, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • February 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • February 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Spend four weeks expanding the boundaries of your digital collages with Maggie Taylor as your guide. This online workshop will focus on Photoshop layering techniques to create cohesive and compelling images.