Classes

January 17, 2023 9:00 am

The Creative Portrait with Rania Matar (Online Learning – Five Sessions) – Jan 17


  • January 31, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • February 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • February 14, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 17, 2023 10:00 am

Photoshop Layering Unbound: Creating Digital Collages with Maggie Taylor (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • January 31, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 2, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 24, 2023 10:00 am

Creating Your Own Photo Zine with Jeff Phillips (Online Learning – Three Sessions)


  • January 31, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 7, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this comprehensive course, creators at all skill levels will learn to design, construct, and publish a photo zine, while having a lot of fun during the process.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 17, 2023 1:00 pm
January 24, 2023 3:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop with Josh Withers (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • January 31, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 2, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 7, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 9, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 14, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 16, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 21, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 23, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 28, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • March 2, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 1, 2023 8:30 am

Exposure 2023 – February 1-5


  • Exposure Weekend 2023
    February 1, 2023
    8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Exposure Weekend 2023
    February 2, 2023
    8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Exposure Weekend 2023
    February 3, 2023
    8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Exposure Weekend 2023
    February 4, 2023
    8:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Exposure Weekend 2023
    February 5, 2023
    8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Join us for EXPOSURE WEEKEND 2023, February 1-5. A weekend of online, virtual Portfolio Reviews. Meet face to face with gallery owners, photo editors, museum curators, publishers and other photo professionals.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 25, 2023 10:00 am

Landscaped: Topographies of Desire, Trauma and Resilience with Morgain Bailey (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 8, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 15, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 22, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This new workshop supports photographers who seek to develop new and ongoing projects that investigate and explore landscape photography through a poetic documentary lens.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 12, 2022 9:30 am

Portfolio Development Workshop with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • February 6, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop, designed specifically for fine art photographers, focuses on developing artists’ portfolios over a six-month period of time.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 8, 2023 9:00 am

Creative Portraiture with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning – Six Sessions) – Feb 8


  • February 8, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 15, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 22, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 1, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 8, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 15, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 11, 2023 10:00 am

An Alternative Vision: Reimagining the Photo with Gerald Slota (Online Learning – Six Sessions) – Feb 11


  • February 11, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 25, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 4, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 11, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is about experimenting with a hands-on approach and pushing the boundaries of what a “typical” photograph is supposed to be. We explore different techniques in creating original imagery (this includes experimenting with different cameras and other visual sources and using multiple images of various sizes), work spontaneously with chance, and turn mistakes into advantages.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 11, 2023 10:00 am

Breaking Out of a Rut: Tips for Creating Breakthroughs in Your Photography with Ibarionex Perello (Webinar) – Feb 11


  • February 11, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, Ibarionex Perello discusses the reasons why we experience plateaus in our creativity, what it means, and how to create momentum to challenge and grow as photographers.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 15, 2023 7:00 pm

Basic Photography with Peter Bennett (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 15, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 22, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 1, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 8, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 15, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 22, 2023
    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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 16, 2023 9:00 am

The Photographer’s Eye – Part 1 with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 16, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 23, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 2, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 9, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 16, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 23, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 18, 2023 9:00 am

Hand Coloring Black and White Photographs with Laurie Klein (Online Learning – Four Sessions) – Feb 18


  • February 18, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 25, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 11, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hand coloring a black and white photograph is an art form all by itself. This online class introduces you to the history, aesthetics and technical aspects of hand coloring as well as the many techniques for shooting and finishing images printed in the digital era.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 18, 2023 10:00 am

Standing with Nature: Personal Vision as a Public Commitment with Arno Rafael Minkkinen (Webinar)


  • February 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this workshop we will build a framework for a cohesive vision capable of handling variance and freshness, a vision that can continue for months, years, even decades ahead.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 21, 2023 9:00 am

Writing Pictures: An Exploration of Text and Image with Joanne Dugan (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • February 21, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • February 28, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 14, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 21, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

This highly collaborative workshop will encourage and inspire students to combine text and image to tell their stories in a visual way.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 21, 2023 5:00 pm

An Evening With, 2023: Featuring Carell Augustus – Feb 21


  • February 21, 2023
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This ongoing series will feature slideshow presentations and conversations from notable guests in the visual arts aimed to enrich, educate and inspire. A moderator will be able to facilitate discussion.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 25, 2023 10:00 am

The Fine Art of Digital Printmaking with Eric Joseph (In-Person Learning – Two Sessions)


  • February 25, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 26, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 25, 2023 10:00 am

Location, Location, Location: The Making of Environmental Portraits with Lauri Lyons (Webinar)


  • February 25, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar Lauri Lyons will discuss how to photograph people on location, scout sites, work with minimal equipment, use natural light or flash, and how to create a dynamic and memorable image in a short amount of time. 

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 27, 2023 9:00 am

Impacting our World: Photography for Social Change with John D. Russell (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • February 27, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 27, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 24, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 22, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 19, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 17, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is about finding ways to create change by photographing 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 27, 2023 9:30 am

Portfolio Development Workshop with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • February 27, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • March 27, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • April 24, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 22, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • June 19, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • July 10, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop, designed specifically for fine art photographers, focuses on developing artists’ portfolios over a six-month period of time.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 2, 2023 10:00 am

A Peek Behind the Curtain: What Collectors Look For and How to Find a Gallery with Alice Zimet (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • March 2, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 9, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 16, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 23, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is designed for photographers with a body of work ready to be shown and covers how to effectively communicate about that work to make it more marketable.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 2, 2023 10:00 am

Printer Training Class with Eric Joseph (In-Person Learning – One session)


  • March 2, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This two-hour clas will cover how to properly load paper in to the Canon PRO-2000/PRO-4000 printers and basic usage of Print Studio Pro, the Photoshop plug-in software used for printing.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 3, 2023 9:00 am

The Contemporary Landscape with Brad Temkin (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • March 3, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 10, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 17, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 24, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 31, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

How do we see and perceive the contemporary landscape beyond the marks that humanity has left on it? What can the landscape, in all its forms and iterations, teach us about ourselves? Under Brad Temkin’s expert guidance, we examine these questions in depth while learning to create pictures that are poetic and beautiful.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 4, 2023 9:00 am

Meet-Up in LA: Photographing the City of Angels with Peter Bennett (Hybrid Learning – Two Sessions)


  • March 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 7, 2023
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this meet-up class, students will take advantage of the melting pot that is Los Angeles and participate in a journey to photograph the City of Angels.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 4, 2023 10:00 am

Publishing Your Photobook with Harvey Stein (Webinar)


  • March 4, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, Harvey Stein will demystify the process, explaining how to find a publisher and what to do when they say yes to your project. Whether you have a vague idea or a developed body of work to support your book, this discussion should help you to understand how to proceed.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 6, 2023 10:00 am

Silver and Gold Leafing Workshop with Marcy Palmer (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • March 6, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 20, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 27, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • April 3, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Marcy Palmer to learn about artwork created with silver and gold leaf, as well as the techniques to make your own silver or gold leafed artwork.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 6, 2023 7:00 pm

Boots on the Ground: Street Photography Basics with Dan Balilty (In-Person Learning – Seven Sessions)


  • March 6, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 11, 2023
    12:00 am
  • March 13, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 18, 2023
    12:00 am
  • March 20, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • March 25, 2023
    12:00 am
  • March 27, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This seven-session class will introduce students to street photography. We’ll study historic and contemporary street shooters and make our own candid photographs in a variety of Los Angeles locations.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 8, 2023 10:00 am

Introduction to Canon Professional Print & Layout: Updated for Version 1.3.6 with Eric Joseph – March 8


  • March 8, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class will cover the basic operation of Canon imagePROGRAF PRO and newer model Pixma Pro series of printers. Both have a powerful and FREE program available called Professional Print Layout designed to make your printing experience more streamlined and simple.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 10, 2023 7:00 pm

The WORK of Art with Lori Vrba & Tobia Makover (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • March 10, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 11, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 12, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Lori Vrba and Tobia Makover lead this workshop with big ideas for expanding how we consider and pursue a viable career in the photographic arts. Examine the radical shift from the traditional notions of fine art success to what is now a game-changing movement in the exhibition, curatorial, and marketing arenas.

By Brandon Gannon |
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