Classes at West Side Annex


  • January 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Aline Smithson in a six-session workshop designed to help photographers create significance in their imagery. Participants will be exposed to genres of contemporary photography, projects created around ideas, and projects that tell personal stories.


  • January 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This nine-month class is Los Angeles Center of Photography’s master class. It is designed for serious photographers who are interested in creating a significant personal project. Students will work toward creating a strong, cohesive body of work that will culminate in an exhibit at LACP for a month-long run.


  • February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 18, 2019
    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.


  • April 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 22, 2019
    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.


  • June 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


 

Classes at Santa Monica College


 

GETTING STARTED


  • January 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    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.


  • January 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 18, 2019
    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.


  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Photoshop 1: The Basics is a core fundamental class for photographers. The course teaches the most important tools, composition and basic image optimization, helping students to understand the process behind simple photo correction.


  • March 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 2, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 16, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


  • March 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 17, 2019
    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.


  • April 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This workshop focuses on the most essential workflow and developing features of the new Adobe Lightroom Classic CC 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.


  • April 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 22, 2019
    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.


  • April 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 4, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 11, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This new five-session class will teach you how to realize your vision by making quality photographs with the iPhone. The class will entail getting started with your iPhone (basic tools) and move forward to image making and photo editing.


  • May 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 16, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Photoshop 1: The Basics is a core fundamental class for photographers. The course teaches the most important tools, composition and basic image optimization, helping students to understand the process behind simple photo correction.


  • May 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 24, 2019
    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.


  • June 3, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 5, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 6, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 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.


  • June 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


 

Actors Headshots


 

Beauty


 

Book Making & Publishing


 

Business & Practical


 

Creative Thinking


  • January 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Aline Smithson in a six-session workshop designed to help photographers create significance in their imagery. Participants will be exposed to genres of contemporary photography, projects created around ideas, and projects that tell personal stories.


  • January 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 31, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • February 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the specifics of camera vision in such areas as motion, time and focus.


  • January 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This nine-month class is Los Angeles Center of Photography’s master class. It is designed for serious photographers who are interested in creating a significant personal project. Students will work toward creating a strong, cohesive body of work that will culminate in an exhibit at LACP for a month-long run.


  • February 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 10, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

At whatever stage you are at with your street photography, this workshop will help you to evolve. Starting not with “how” but with “why” you take street photographs, this workshop aims to help you find and explore your own visual voice on the street and give you the confidence to justify and an own it.


  • February 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 23, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 24, 2019
    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.


  • March 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This six-week workshop will begin to explore the world of portraiture, the basics of natural and artificial lighting, and the psychology of dealing with people in front of your camera.


  • March 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 10, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join New York Times writer and accomplished artist Jonathan Blaustein in a new workshop designed to push your work forward. The class will be a chance for all participants to share ideas and opinions about their fellow students’ photography, and to build a creative community that will serve as a support network going forward.


  • March 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 23, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Students will explore altering and enhancing existing images as well as incorporating visual materials into existing images to create dream-like montages using Photoshop.


  • May 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • May 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join photographer Matt Eich for a weekend workshop focused on fresh approaches to the development of long-term documentary projects. Through a combination of lecture, discussion, critique and making pictures, students will hone new ideas for the creation and dissemination of their work.


  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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.


  • June 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This class is designed to help you expand your approach to photography, to question the “how” and “why” of your technique, and to challenge and understand your creative process.


  • June 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 29, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • June 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This workshop is designed for those photographers whose inspiration is found in literature and art. Whether you are currently developing a photographic series based on a poem or look to illustrate your dreams, this class will explore the technical and stylistic means needed to express visually what holds meaning for you.


 

Darkroom & Alternative Processes


 

Digital Camera Basics


  • January 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    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.


  • January 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 18, 2019
    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.


  • March 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 2, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 16, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


  • March 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 17, 2019
    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.


  • April 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 22, 2019
    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.


  • April 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 4, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 11, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This new five-session class will teach you how to realize your vision by making quality photographs with the iPhone. The class will entail getting started with your iPhone (basic tools) and move forward to image making and photo editing.


  • May 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 24, 2019
    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.


  • June 3, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 5, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 6, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 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.


  • June 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


  • June 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 20, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 21, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


  • June 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 20, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 21, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


  • June 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 25, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


  • July 29, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 31, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 1, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


 

Documentary & Social Consciousness


  • February 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
  • February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
  • February 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • February 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is pleased to announce its Fifth Annual STREET WEEK in LA event. What started over a weekend has now broadened to a week – STREET WEEK.


  • February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 16, 2019
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • March 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 23, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 13, 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • May 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • July 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This six-month class is intended to teach students how to shoot candidly on the street, not only from practical experience, but also from studying historic and contemporary street photographers.


  • February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    February 23, 2019
    12:00 am
  • Time TBA
    March 9, 2019
    12:00 am
  • March 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    March 30, 2019
    12:00 am
  • Time TBA
    April 27, 2019
    12:00 am
  • April 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    May 18, 2019
    12:00 am
  • Time TBA
    June 8, 2019
    12:00 am
  • June 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“The LA Street Shooter’s Collective” picks up where “On the Streets in LA” left off, continuing the camaraderie of shooting together on the street, sharing our work, and getting feedback from each other.


  • February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This workshop focuses on how to produce a long-term documentary project, giving participants the skills needed to create images that are stylistically and thematically unified.


  • May 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • May 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join photographer Matt Eich for a weekend workshop focused on fresh approaches to the development of long-term documentary projects. Through a combination of lecture, discussion, critique and making pictures, students will hone new ideas for the creation and dissemination of their work.


 

Editorial


 

Fashion


  • March 24, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 31, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 14, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 28, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We love photography and we love fashion! Explore the world of fashion photography with photographer Gina Valona as she takes students through the process of shooting vintage fashion and current trends. Students will photograph each other in this fun and energetic workshop.


 

Figure/Nude


 

Fine Art


  • January 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Aline Smithson in a six-session workshop designed to help photographers create significance in their imagery. Participants will be exposed to genres of contemporary photography, projects created around ideas, and projects that tell personal stories.


  • January 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 31, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • February 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the specifics of camera vision in such areas as motion, time and focus.


  • January 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This nine-month class is Los Angeles Center of Photography’s master class. It is designed for serious photographers who are interested in creating a significant personal project. Students will work toward creating a strong, cohesive body of work that will culminate in an exhibit at LACP for a month-long run.


  • March 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This six-week workshop will begin to explore the world of portraiture, the basics of natural and artificial lighting, and the psychology of dealing with people in front of your camera.


  • March 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 23, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Students will explore altering and enhancing existing images as well as incorporating visual materials into existing images to create dream-like montages using Photoshop.


  • June 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This class is designed to help you expand your approach to photography, to question the “how” and “why” of your technique, and to challenge and understand your creative process.


  • June 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 29, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • June 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This workshop is designed for those photographers whose inspiration is found in literature and art. Whether you are currently developing a photographic series based on a poem or look to illustrate your dreams, this class will explore the technical and stylistic means needed to express visually what holds meaning for you.


 

Flash


  • June 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 13, 2019
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • July 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

If you feel confident with a camera but less so with a flash and would like to master portable lights, this class is for you. The goal of this six-week class is to learn how to use a flash so well that the outcome looks like beautiful ambient light.


 

Food Photography


  • June 22, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop introduces students to the joy and beauty of creating memorable food imagery. Whether you are an established photographer, emerging professional, food blogger, chef or culinary writer, this one-day workshop is for you!


 

Infrared


 

iPhones, Androids, Point-and-Shoots


 

Lifestyle


 

Lighting & Portraiture


  • March 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This six-week workshop will begin to explore the world of portraiture, the basics of natural and artificial lighting, and the psychology of dealing with people in front of your camera.


  • March 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Students will gain a solid foundation of studio lighting and practical knowledge of light while working hands-on with the equipment and learning how to select the proper light source for their subjects whether shooting portraits, still life or product.


  • March 24, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 31, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 14, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 28, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We love photography and we love fashion! Explore the world of fashion photography with photographer Gina Valona as she takes students through the process of shooting vintage fashion and current trends. Students will photograph each other in this fun and energetic workshop.


  • April 14, 2019
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • April 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 5, 2019
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

This classes is designed to provide students with basic knowledge for seeing and working with light on location and the confidence to use natural and artificial light in various conditions.


  • April 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 2, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 16, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Designed for students having completed Introduction to Studio Lighting, this workshop will help students create their own sense of lighting design using advanced lighting techniques and specialized equipment.


  • June 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 13, 2019
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • July 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

If you feel confident with a camera but less so with a flash and would like to master portable lights, this class is for you. The goal of this six-week class is to learn how to use a flash so well that the outcome looks like beautiful ambient light.


 

Nature & Landscape


  • February 28, 2019
    12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • March 1, 2019
    5:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 2, 2019
    5:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 3, 2019
    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.


 

Night Photography


 

Pets & Animals


  • January 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Aline Smithson in a six-session workshop designed to help photographers create significance in their imagery. Participants will be exposed to genres of contemporary photography, projects created around ideas, and projects that tell personal stories.


  • January 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    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.


  • January 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • January 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 31, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • February 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the specifics of camera vision in such areas as motion, time and focus.


  • January 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This nine-month class is Los Angeles Center of Photography’s master class. It is designed for serious photographers who are interested in creating a significant personal project. Students will work toward creating a strong, cohesive body of work that will culminate in an exhibit at LACP for a month-long run.


  • February 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop will dive into still life photography through concept, lighting, styling and editing. The class will allow you to explore and stretch your creative potential and help evolve your unique style and approach to shooting still life images.


  • February 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
  • February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
  • February 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • February 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is pleased to announce its Fifth Annual STREET WEEK in LA event. What started over a weekend has now broadened to a week – STREET WEEK.


  • February 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 10, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

At whatever stage you are at with your street photography, this workshop will help you to evolve. Starting not with “how” but with “why” you take street photographs, this workshop aims to help you find and explore your own visual voice on the street and give you the confidence to justify and an own it.


  • February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 18, 2019
    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.


  • February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 16, 2019
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • March 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 23, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 13, 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • May 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • July 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This six-month class is intended to teach students how to shoot candidly on the street, not only from practical experience, but also from studying historic and contemporary street photographers.


  • February 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop will teach you how to upload and catalog your images using Lightroom, how to use the basic Lightroom tools to build your vision of the final image, when to use Photoshop and other editor plugins when Lightroom tools are not sufficient, and how to print your image from Ligthroom and Photoshop.


  • February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    February 23, 2019
    12:00 am
  • Time TBA
    March 9, 2019
    12:00 am
  • March 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    March 30, 2019
    12:00 am
  • Time TBA
    April 27, 2019
    12:00 am
  • April 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    May 18, 2019
    12:00 am
  • Time TBA
    June 8, 2019
    12:00 am
  • June 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“The LA Street Shooter’s Collective” picks up where “On the Streets in LA” left off, continuing the camaraderie of shooting together on the street, sharing our work, and getting feedback from each other.


  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Photoshop 1: The Basics is a core fundamental class for photographers. The course teaches the most important tools, composition and basic image optimization, helping students to understand the process behind simple photo correction.


  • February 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 23, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 24, 2019
    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.


  • February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This workshop focuses on how to produce a long-term documentary project, giving participants the skills needed to create images that are stylistically and thematically unified.


  • February 28, 2019
    12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • March 1, 2019
    5:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 2, 2019
    5:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 3, 2019
    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.


  • March 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This six-week workshop will begin to explore the world of portraiture, the basics of natural and artificial lighting, and the psychology of dealing with people in front of your camera.


  • March 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Students will gain a solid foundation of studio lighting and practical knowledge of light while working hands-on with the equipment and learning how to select the proper light source for their subjects whether shooting portraits, still life or product.


  • March 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 10, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join New York Times writer and accomplished artist Jonathan Blaustein in a new workshop designed to push your work forward. The class will be a chance for all participants to share ideas and opinions about their fellow students’ photography, and to build a creative community that will serve as a support network going forward.


  • March 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 2, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 16, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


  • March 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 17, 2019
    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.


 

Photography Fundamentals


  • January 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    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.


  • January 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 18, 2019
    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.


  • March 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 2, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 16, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


  • March 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 17, 2019
    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.


  • April 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 22, 2019
    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.


  • April 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


  • May 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 4, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • May 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 11, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This new five-session class will teach you how to realize your vision by making quality photographs with the iPhone. The class will entail getting started with your iPhone (basic tools) and move forward to image making and photo editing.


  • May 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 24, 2019
    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.


  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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.


  • June 3, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 5, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 6, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • June 7, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:30 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.


  • June 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.


  • June 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 20, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 21, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


  • June 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 20, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 21, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


  • June 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 25, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


  • July 29, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 31, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 1, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


 

Photoshop & Lightroom


  • January 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • February 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop will teach you how to upload and catalog your images using Lightroom, how to use the basic Lightroom tools to build your vision of the final image, when to use Photoshop and other editor plugins when Lightroom tools are not sufficient, and how to print your image from Ligthroom and Photoshop.


  • February 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 26, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Photoshop 1: The Basics is a core fundamental class for photographers. The course teaches the most important tools, composition and basic image optimization, helping students to understand the process behind simple photo correction.


  • March 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 23, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Students will explore altering and enhancing existing images as well as incorporating visual materials into existing images to create dream-like montages using Photoshop.


  • April 1, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This workshop focuses on the most essential workflow and developing features of the new Adobe Lightroom Classic CC 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.


  • April 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • May 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 16, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Photoshop 1: The Basics is a core fundamental class for photographers. The course teaches the most important tools, composition and basic image optimization, helping students to understand the process behind simple photo correction.


  • May 11, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop will teach you how to upload and catalog your images using Lightroom, how to use the basic Lightroom tools to build your vision of the final image, when to use Photoshop and other editor plugins when Lightroom tools are not sufficient, and how to print your image from Ligthroom and Photoshop.


  • June 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

More than just a technical class on Photoshop and Lightroom, this course will emphasize the digital print as a unique art form in which the choice of inkjet paper to print on makes the difference between an ordinary photo and an extraordinary piece of artwork.


  • June 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 27, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This class is an in-depth exploration into masking, the heart and soul of Photoshop and the key to complete mastery of image quality.


 

Printmaking


  • January 23, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 13, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • February 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop will teach you how to upload and catalog your images using Lightroom, how to use the basic Lightroom tools to build your vision of the final image, when to use Photoshop and other editor plugins when Lightroom tools are not sufficient, and how to print your image from Ligthroom and Photoshop.


  • April 30, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 14, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this six-session 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.


  • May 11, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop will teach you how to upload and catalog your images using Lightroom, how to use the basic Lightroom tools to build your vision of the final image, when to use Photoshop and other editor plugins when Lightroom tools are not sufficient, and how to print your image from Ligthroom and Photoshop.


  • June 3, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

More than just a technical class on Photoshop and Lightroom, this course will emphasize the digital print as a unique art form in which the choice of inkjet paper to print on makes the difference between an ordinary photo and an extraordinary piece of artwork.


 

Social Change


 

Special Guests


  • February 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 10, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

At whatever stage you are at with your street photography, this workshop will help you to evolve. Starting not with “how” but with “why” you take street photographs, this workshop aims to help you find and explore your own visual voice on the street and give you the confidence to justify and an own it.


  • February 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 23, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 24, 2019
    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.


  • March 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 10, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join New York Times writer and accomplished artist Jonathan Blaustein in a new workshop designed to push your work forward. The class will be a chance for all participants to share ideas and opinions about their fellow students’ photography, and to build a creative community that will serve as a support network going forward.


  • March 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 23, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Students will explore altering and enhancing existing images as well as incorporating visual materials into existing images to create dream-like montages using Photoshop.


  • May 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • May 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join photographer Matt Eich for a weekend workshop focused on fresh approaches to the development of long-term documentary projects. Through a combination of lecture, discussion, critique and making pictures, students will hone new ideas for the creation and dissemination of their work.


  • June 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 29, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • June 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This workshop is designed for those photographers whose inspiration is found in literature and art. Whether you are currently developing a photographic series based on a poem or look to illustrate your dreams, this class will explore the technical and stylistic means needed to express visually what holds meaning for you.


 

Specialized Photography


  • February 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop will dive into still life photography through concept, lighting, styling and editing. The class will allow you to explore and stretch your creative potential and help evolve your unique style and approach to shooting still life images.


  • February 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 22, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 20, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 17, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • July 15, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This workshop focuses on how to produce a long-term documentary project, giving participants the skills needed to create images that are stylistically and thematically unified.


  • May 21, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 28, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 25, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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.


  • June 22, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This one-day workshop introduces students to the joy and beauty of creating memorable food imagery. Whether you are an established photographer, emerging professional, food blogger, chef or culinary writer, this one-day workshop is for you!


 

Spring Open House Classes


 

Street Shooting


  • February 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
  • February 5, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
  • February 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
  • February 7, 2019
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • February 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is pleased to announce its Fifth Annual STREET WEEK in LA event. What started over a weekend has now broadened to a week – STREET WEEK.


  • February 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 10, 2019
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

At whatever stage you are at with your street photography, this workshop will help you to evolve. Starting not with “how” but with “why” you take street photographs, this workshop aims to help you find and explore your own visual voice on the street and give you the confidence to justify and an own it.


  • February 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 16, 2019
    3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • March 11, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 23, 2019
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 13, 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • May 6, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 11, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 10, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • July 8, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This six-month class is intended to teach students how to shoot candidly on the street, not only from practical experience, but also from studying historic and contemporary street photographers.


  • February 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    February 23, 2019
    12:00 am
  • Time TBA
    March 9, 2019
    12:00 am
  • March 18, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    March 30, 2019
    12:00 am
  • Time TBA
    April 27, 2019
    12:00 am
  • April 29, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    May 18, 2019
    12:00 am
  • Time TBA
    June 8, 2019
    12:00 am
  • June 24, 2019
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

“The LA Street Shooter’s Collective” picks up where “On the Streets in LA” left off, continuing the camaraderie of shooting together on the street, sharing our work, and getting feedback from each other.


  • June 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 25, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class is intended to teach students how to shoot candidly on the street, not only from practical experience, but also from studying historic and contemporary street photographers.


  • July 15, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will help students discover the secrets in “Street Portraiture” that will hone their storytelling skills, allowing them to better discover hidden gems and how to approach and engage random subjects without disrupting their environment.


  • July 29, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 30, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 31, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 1, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class is intended to teach students how to shoot candidly on the street, not only from practical experience, but also from studying historic and contemporary street photographers.


 

Sunday in the City


 

Teen Classes – After School


 

Teen Classes – Summer Session


  • June 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 20, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 21, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


  • June 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 20, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 21, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


  • June 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 25, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will cover technical information such as shutter speed and aperture, white balance, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as budding photographers.


  • June 24, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 25, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 28, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class is intended to teach students how to shoot candidly on the street, not only from practical experience, but also from studying historic and contemporary street photographers.


  • July 8, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 10, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 11, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 12, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class is very hands-on, exploratory, and fun. Students will take many portrait photographs, turning the classroom into a professional photography studio, and taking field trips around Los Angeles to shoot at different sites.


  • July 15, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Los Angeles is a massive, sprawling metropolis housing neighborhoods and communities of all shapes and sizes. In this class, students will take advantage of this melting pot of environments and turn their cameras on their neighborhoods in an effort to document their communities.


  • July 15, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 16, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 17, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 18, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • July 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will help students discover the secrets in “Street Portraiture” that will hone their storytelling skills, allowing them to better discover hidden gems and how to approach and engage random subjects without disrupting their environment.