Classes

April 17, 2021 9:00 am

Photography as Language: The Art of Visual Storytelling with David Hilliard (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • April 18, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 25, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop explores photography as a universal storytelling language.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 18, 2021 10:00 am

STREET WEEK in LA – April 18-24, 2021


  • STREET WEEK in LA - 2021
    April 18, 2021 - April 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 11, 2021 1:00 pm

Artist as Subject: Strategies of Self-Portraiture with Jennifer McClure (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 18, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • April 25, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • May 2, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • May 16, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • May 23, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This class studies the history and techniques of self-portraiture, shooting at home, and reviewing photos as a class.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 25, 2021 6:00 pm

The Long-Term Documentary Project with Kevin Weinstein (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • April 19, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 14, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 12, 2021 6:30 pm

Beginning Lightroom Classic with Michael Pliskin (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • April 19, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 21, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 26, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 28, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 5, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 12, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 19, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 6, 2021 9:00 am

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


  • April 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • April 22, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • April 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • April 29, 2021
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 6, 2021 5:00 pm

Seeing Pink: The Queer Perspective in Photography with Richard Renaldi (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 20, 2021
    5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • April 27, 2021
    5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • May 4, 2021
    5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • May 11, 2021
    5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In this six-week workshop, students will be challenged to approach their image-making with an LGBTQ oriented theme in mind.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 20, 2021 5:00 pm

The Year of Not Knowing – Artist Talks – April 20


  • The Year of Not Knowing - Artist Talks
    April 20, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • The Year of Not Knowing - Artist Talks
    May 11, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) is proud to present a series of Artist Talks from the online exhibition, The Year of Not Knowing, a culmination of 15 creative journeys during the most profound and emotional year of their lifetime.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 22, 2021 6:00 pm

The Photographer’s Eye – Part 2 with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 29, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 6, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 13, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 20, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 27, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this class, we’ll continue exploring the obstacles and limitations imposed by cameras, lenses, and “film”, and we’ll use lectures, presentations and assignments to learn techniques that overcome and exploit those troublesome realities.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 1, 2021 6:00 pm

Protected: Street Photography, Part 2 with Julia Dean (Online Learning + On the Street)

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By Brandon Gannon |
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April 24, 2021 10:00 am

Street Photography: Past, Present and Future with Nick Turpin (Webinar)


  • April 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, London based Street Photographer Nick Turpin looks at Street Photography, where it has been and where he thinks it is going.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 24, 2021 11:00 am

Environmental Portraiture with Mark Edward Harris (Online Learning – One Session)


  • April 24, 2021
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm

This practical, one-day workshop on environmental portraiture will give participants the necessary confidence and foundation for fresh approaches to photographing people in their natural surroundings.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 26, 2021 6:30 pm

Intermediate Photography with Rollence Patugan (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • April 26, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 29, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 20, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 24, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • June 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • June 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 28, 2021 5:00 pm

“An Evening With” Series 2021: Featured Presentations from Notable Photographers – April 28


  • An Evening With Series - Mitch Dobrowner
    April 28, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • An Evening With Series - Marjorie Salvaterra
    May 26, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • An Evening With Series - Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman
    June 30, 2021
    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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 28, 2021 6:00 pm

The Artist’s Essential Toolkit with Linda Vallejo (Online Learning – Two Sessions)


  • April 28, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 29, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to create a “digital toolkit” presentation package aimed at expanding exhibition, press, and publication opportunities.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 1, 2021 10:00 am

Months to Minutes: The History, Techniques and Art of Time-Lapse Photography with Michael e. Stern (Webinar)


  • May 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Michael e. Stern, a practiced time-lapse photographer with 50+ productions in his portfolio as he shares his approach to telling stories through time-lapse.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 8, 2021 6:00 pm

On the Streets in LA with Julia Dean (Online Learning + On the Street – Six Months)


  • May 3, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 8, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 7, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 12, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 28, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 4, 2021 6:30 pm

Beginning Photoshop with David Calicchio (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • May 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 20, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • May 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • June 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • June 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • June 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • June 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Beginning 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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May 5, 2021 10:00 am

Introduction to Canon Professional Print & Layout with Eric Joseph (Online Learning – One session) – May 5


  • May 5, 2021
    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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April 15, 2021 5:00 pm

Inside Photography 2021: Conversations with Contemporary Photographers – April 15


  • Inside Photography - Odette England
    May 6, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 7, 2021 10:00 am

The Journey of Making Long-Term Projects with Brad Temkin (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • May 7, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 14, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 28, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • June 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Brad Temkin in this self-explorative workshop designed to help photographers craft impactful projects that are dear to their heart.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 8, 2021 10:00 am

Making the Invisible Visible: The Haunting Light of Infrared with Nevada Wier (Webinar)


  • May 8, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Nevada Wier as she describes her exploration in making the invisible visible: photographing unusual places using the unusual, haunting light of infrared.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 12, 2021 10:00 am

Canon Printer Clinic with Eric Joseph (Online Learning – One session) – May 12


  • May 12, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

For those of you who have Canon printers, desktop or large format, this clinic is for you. This is a freeform, free-for-all format to answer any and all of the questions you have about your printer, but were afraid to ask.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 9, 2021 3:00 pm

The History of Photography 2021: Genre by Genre – April 9


  • History of Photography - Documentary with Mark Edward Harrsi
    May 14, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce an ongoing series on the history of photography, broken down into genres. This year features street photography, still life, landscape, documentary, and more.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 15, 2021 9:00 am

Self-Publish & Design Your Own Photo Book with Elizabeth Avedon (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • May 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 16, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 22, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 23, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop will cover the basic principles of designing your own photography book. Drawing on over thirty years of experience, Elizabeth Avedon will demonstrate the bones of creating a successful photography book

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 15, 2021 10:00 am

Tips for Portraits with Ian Spanier (Webinar)


  • May 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Westcott top pro Ian Spanier for this webinar and learn the #1 thing you need to be doing NOW for better portraits.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 15, 2021 10:00 am

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


  • May 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • May 16, 2021
    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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May 15, 2021 10:00 am

Still Life Lighting Basics with Ann Elliott Cutting (Online Learning – One Session)


  • May 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join us for an all-day, hands-on-learning of the basics of still life while staying safe in your own home.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 16, 2021 11:00 am

Platinum/Palladium Printing at Home with Sean Blocklin (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • May 16, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • May 23, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • June 6, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • June 13, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • June 20, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

This class will give you the knowledge and confidence to start making Platinum/Palladium prints in your own home.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 17, 2021 7:00 pm

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


  • May 17, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 24, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 7, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 14, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 21, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 28, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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