Classes at West Side Annex


 

Classes at Santa Monica College


 

GETTING STARTED


  • October 28, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 3, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 4, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Beginning 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.


  • November 4, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) 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 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ever wanted to try photographing with film? Get started the right way with this in-depth workshop. We will learn the advantages/disadvantages of different camera formats including: 35mm, medium format, and large format.


  • November 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 10, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this one-week, 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. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • December 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 11, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 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.


 

Actors Headshots


 

Beauty


 

Book Making & Publishing


  • October 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 30, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Through class discussions, demonstrations and individual research, students will form a personal vision of what their images mean in the book form. Our focus will be equally on content, concept, production & technique.


  • November 7, 2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

This workshop will discuss concept, editing, sequencing, design, publishing, distribution and press. It will draw from case studies that demonstrate the process and relate them to the participant’s own aspirations.


 

Business & Practical


  • December 12, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Not matter what level you’re at with your professional career, marketing plays arguably the most important role of getting your brand out there. Join Barry Schwartz for this webinar as he reveals basic marketing principles and other strategies to help promote your business.


 

Creative Thinking


  • October 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 5, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    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.


  • November 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brandon Thibodeaux will show you how to take your idea and mold it into a finished body of work. Come prepared to put your vision to work, drumming up new ideas or fleshing out old ones, as we spend a weekend working on assignments in the Los Angeles area.


  • November 4, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • November 5, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • November 10, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm

In this online learning classes, Join acclaimed photographer Susan Burnstine for a rich exploration of the self that focuses on exploring, realizing and defining personal narratives through the power of the still image.


  • November 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • December 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Designed for amateurs and professionals alike, the workshop will help photographers grow and develop their work, including exploring options for publication online or in books, exhibitions and websites.


 

Darkroom & Alternative Processes


 

Digital Camera Basics


  • October 28, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 3, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 4, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Beginning 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.


  • November 4, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) 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 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 10, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this one-week, 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. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • November 18, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This 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.


  • December 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 11, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 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.


 

Documentary & Social Consciousness


  • October 26, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • January 11, 2021
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 8, 2021
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 8, 2021
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is about finding ways to create change locally by shooting in an artful and empowering documentary way. At the same time, the class will demand each student learn and follow the ethics that go along with the profession of social documentary work.


  • November 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brandon Thibodeaux will show you how to take your idea and mold it into a finished body of work. Come prepared to put your vision to work, drumming up new ideas or fleshing out old ones, as we spend a weekend working on assignments in the Los Angeles area.


  • November 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This intensive two-day course on street photography is designed for intermediate and experienced photographers. Using his decades of experience of photographing the streets, Ibarionex will walk students through the process of seeing and capturing great photographs while exploring the city.


  • November 21, 2020
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

This hands-on course gives participants an in-depth look at both the creative methods and practical aspects for creating a photo essay. Students will develop skills to produce extended photographic narratives, exploring the process of producing sets of imagery that conveys a story or idea having little written narrative support.


  • December 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Designed for amateurs and professionals alike, the workshop will help photographers grow and develop their work, including exploring options for publication online or in books, exhibitions and websites.


  • January 25, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 22, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 22, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • April 19, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 17, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 14, 2021
    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.


 

Editorial


 

Fashion


 

Figure/Nude


 

Fine Art


  • October 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 5, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    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.


  • November 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brandon Thibodeaux will show you how to take your idea and mold it into a finished body of work. Come prepared to put your vision to work, drumming up new ideas or fleshing out old ones, as we spend a weekend working on assignments in the Los Angeles area.


  • November 4, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • November 10, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm

In this online learning classes, Join acclaimed photographer Susan Burnstine for a rich exploration of the self that focuses on exploring, realizing and defining personal narratives through the power of the still image.


  • November 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


 

Flash


 

Food Photography


 

Infrared


 

iPhones, Androids, Point-and-Shoots


 

Lifestyle


 

Lighting & Portraiture


  • December 13, 2020
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mastering architecture photography and location is a complex yet rewarding process. In this workshop we will examine the intricate relationship between architectural design, natural light and the weather, and explain approaches to artificial and natural lighting.


 

Nature & Landscape


  • December 10, 2020
    12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • December 11, 2020
    5:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    5:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    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


  • November 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 23, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


 

Pets & Animals


  • October 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 30, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Through class discussions, demonstrations and individual research, students will form a personal vision of what their images mean in the book form. Our focus will be equally on content, concept, production & technique.


  • LACP's 5th Annual Fundraising Gala
    October 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for our 5th Annual Fundraising Gala, an online virtual experience. LACP will be donating a portion of the proceeds from the photography auction sales to support and benefit parts of the Los Angeles community adversely affected by the COVID-19 crisis, systemic racism, and policy brutality.


  • October 26, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • January 11, 2021
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 8, 2021
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 8, 2021
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is about finding ways to create change locally by shooting in an artful and empowering documentary way. At the same time, the class will demand each student learn and follow the ethics that go along with the profession of social documentary work.


  • An Evening With Series - Meg Griffiths & Frances Jakubek, moderated by Aline Smithson
    October 28, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • An Evening With Series - Michael Grecco
    November 18, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • An Evening With Series - TBD
    December 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:30 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.


  • October 28, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • October 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 5, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    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.


  • October 31, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

See how luminosity blending can help you re-shape the tones of your photographs to solve common problems, and create superior enhancements for a variety of photographic genres.


  • November 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brandon Thibodeaux will show you how to take your idea and mold it into a finished body of work. Come prepared to put your vision to work, drumming up new ideas or fleshing out old ones, as we spend a weekend working on assignments in the Los Angeles area.


  • November 1, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This six-session workshop will explore and create the many genres of still life photography through concept, lighting, styling and editing.


  • November 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 3, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 4, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Beginning 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.


  • November 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 4, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    5:00 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 4, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • November 4, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) 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 5, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • November 5, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This 12-session class combines all material covered in Beginning Photoshop and then pushes forward into an in-depth exploration of masking – the heart and soul of Photoshop – and the key to complete mastery of image quality.


  • Inside Photography - Shawn Theodore, moderated by Ali LeRoi
    November 5, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - JuliaDean, moderated by Mark Edward Harris
    November 12, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Joanne Dugan, moderated by Aline Smithson
    December 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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


  • November 7, 2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

This workshop will discuss concept, editing, sequencing, design, publishing, distribution and press. It will draw from case studies that demonstrate the process and relate them to the participant’s own aspirations.


  • November 7, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • November 21, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This course for teens (ages 12-18) is designed to introduce students to the fundamental operations, techniques, and critical vocabulary of the two standard photographic imaging softwares: Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop.


  • November 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ever wanted to try photographing with film? Get started the right way with this in-depth workshop. We will learn the advantages/disadvantages of different camera formats including: 35mm, medium format, and large format.


  • November 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 10, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this one-week, 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. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 9, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    6:00 am - 9:00 am
  • December 7, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • January 11, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Time TBA
    January 16, 2021
    12:00 am
  • February 15, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This class will meet over the course of five months. Lectures include good discussions on content and composition, how to capture a mood or a moment, and how to see light.


  • November 10, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm

In this online learning classes, Join acclaimed photographer Susan Burnstine for a rich exploration of the self that focuses on exploring, realizing and defining personal narratives through the power of the still image.


 

Photography Fundamentals


  • October 28, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 3, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 4, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Beginning 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.


  • November 4, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) 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 5, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • November 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ever wanted to try photographing with film? Get started the right way with this in-depth workshop. We will learn the advantages/disadvantages of different camera formats including: 35mm, medium format, and large format.


  • November 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 10, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this one-week, 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. The class focuses on personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.


  • November 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.


  • November 18, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This 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.


  • December 7, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 11, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 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 31, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

See how luminosity blending can help you re-shape the tones of your photographs to solve common problems, and create superior enhancements for a variety of photographic genres.


  • November 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 4, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    5:00 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 5, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This 12-session class combines all material covered in Beginning Photoshop and then pushes forward into an in-depth exploration of masking – the heart and soul of Photoshop – and the key to complete mastery of image quality.


  • November 21, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This Intermediate Lightroom Classic course continues where the Beginning Lightroom Classic class left off. Using Adobe Lightroom Classic, we will explore, in depth, some of the topics we already covered and learn new techniques as well.


  • November 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This Intermediate Lightroom Classic course continues where the Beginning Lightroom Classic class left off. Using Adobe Lightroom Classic, we will explore, in depth, some of the topics we already covered and learn new techniques as well.


 

Printmaking


  • November 21, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 5, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This Intermediate Lightroom Classic course continues where the Beginning Lightroom Classic class left off. Using Adobe Lightroom Classic, we will explore, in depth, some of the topics we already covered and learn new techniques as well.


 

Social Change


 

Special Guests


 

Specialized Photography


  • November 1, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • December 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This six-session workshop will explore and create the many genres of still life photography through concept, lighting, styling and editing.


  • November 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this new hybrid lecture and mentorship/private lesson online workshop, we will slow down the image making rhythm and explore the artistic control that can be achieved using large format cameras. This class is designed for those who have never used a view camera or those who want to reacquaint themselves with large format basics.


  • November 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 23, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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.