Classes

August 2, 2021 10:00 am

Street Photogrpahy for Teens (ages 12-18) with Julia Dean (In-Person Learning – Five Sessions)


  • August 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 3, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 5, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • August 6, 2021
    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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 19, 2021 6:30 pm

Beginning Photography with Rebecca Truszkowski (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • August 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 23, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) 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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July 13, 2021 9:45 am

Contemporary Fine Art Photography: Discovering Your Voice with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • August 3, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 10, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 17, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 24, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm

Contemporary fine art photography transforms ideas into images, and images into a voice. The photographer acts as a channel to which this progression can evolve. This course will investigate this process and use of photography as a tool for individual expression.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 13, 2021 6:30 pm

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic with Michael e. Stern (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • August 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 5, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 19, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 24, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 26, 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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August 5, 2021 5:00 pm

Inside Photography 2021: Conversations with Contemporary Photographers – Aug 5


  • Inside Photography - Jason Langer
    August 5, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Lauri Lyons
    September 2, 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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July 31, 2021 9:00 am

The Portrait with Brian Ulrich (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • August 7, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 8, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this class we will explore the myriad ways in which contemporary and historical photographers have made portraits and discuss the underlying social and political issues that undergirds both subject and photographer.

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

Making Portraits with the View Camera in the Digital Age with Andrea Modica (Webinar)


  • August 7, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Andrea Modica as she discusses how and why she photographs with an 8X10” view camera, producing platinum prints by hand.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 1, 2021 11:00 am

Cyanotypes and Anthotypes: Historic Processes at Home with Sean Blocklin (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • August 8, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 15, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 22, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 29, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm

For anyone missing hands-on photographic processes, cyanotypes and anthotypes are fun, safe and easy wasy to print at home. This class will give you the knowledge and confidence to start making prints with minimal space and resources.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 9, 2021 6:30 pm

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop with F. Scott Schafer (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • August 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 23, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 20, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 10, 2021 5:00 pm

Conversations with a Curator – Aug 10


  • Conversations with a Curator - Victoria Chapman
    August 10, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Conversations with a Curator - Karen Irvine
    September 14, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Conversations with a Curator - Andi Campognone
    October 12, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Conversations with a Curator - Lisa Volpe
    November 2, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Conversations with a Curator - Paula Tognarelli
    December 14, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 14, 2021 10:00 am

Squarespace or WordPress? Choosing the Right Website Builder for You with John D. Russell (Webinar)


  • August 14, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, join professional photographer John D. Russell as he discusses the pros and cons of Squarespace and WordPress, two popular website building platforms.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 17, 2021 5:00 pm

The History of Photography 2021: Genre by Genre – Aug 17


  • History of Photography - Photo Collage with Sarah Hadley
    August 17, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • History of Photography - Portraiture with Mark Edward Harris
    October 19, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • History of Photography - Fashion with Andrew Southam
    November 16, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • History of Photography - Nude with Ann Elliott Cutting
    December 14, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 19, 2021 5:00 pm

Seventh Annual Members’ Exhibition – Aug 19


  • Opening Reception - 7th Annual Mebers' Exhibition
    August 19, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us on Thursday, August 19, 5 pm PST for a virtual opening reception of LACP’s 7th Annual Members’ Exhibition, 2021.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 21, 2021 9:00 am

Finding a Language for Your Art with Camilla Brown (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • August 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 22, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 29, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, we will work to develop 150 words that summarizes your photographic practice – an “elevator pitch” of sorts. This short and concise summary will be extremely useful when applying for opportunities and publicizing your work.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 21, 2021 10:00 am

Alchemical: The Rise of the Fine Art Photography Market and What We’re Seeing Today with Jennifer Stoots (Webinar)


  • August 21, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this beautifully illustrated presentation, certified photography appraiser and photo historian Jennifer Stoots, AAA, will provide a succinct review of the evolution of the fine art photography market in the United States.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 23, 2021 6:00 pm

The Long-Term Documentary Project with Julia Dean (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • August 23, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 27, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 25, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • January 3, 2022
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 14, 2022
    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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June 30, 2021 5:00 pm

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


  • An Evening with Series - Holly Roberts
    August 25, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • An Evening With Series - Hiroshi Watanabe
    October 27, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • An Evening With Series - Yvonne Venegas
    December 29, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 28, 2021 9:00 am

A to Z Grant Writing with Linda Vallejo (Online Learning – Two Sessions)


  • August 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • August 29, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

For emerging and established artists who want to advance their careers through fellowships and residency opportunities, this class will give artists the knowledge and tools to create a complete artist proposal package that will also be useful in many aspects of their career.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 28, 2021 10:00 am

The Practice of Enchantment with Keith Carter (Webinar)


  • August 28, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, Keith Carter will reveal the enchantment of finding your voice, navigating the occasional tumultuous terrain of a career in fine art, and learning to find the joy in the work itself.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 7, 2021 9:00 am

Writing Pictures: An Exploration of Text and Image – Part 1 with Joanne Dugan (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • September 7, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 14, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 28, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 5, 2021
    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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September 13, 2021 6:30 pm

Intermediate Photography with Rebecca Truszkowski (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • September 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 20, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 29, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 20, 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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September 13, 2021 7:00 pm

On the Streets in LA with Julia Dean (In-Person Learning – Six months)


  • September 13, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 18, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • October 11, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 16, 2021
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • November 8, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 13, 2021
    5:30 am - 8:30 am
  • December 13, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 18, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 10, 2022
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • January 15, 2022
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • February 7, 2022
    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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 15, 2021 7:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic with Rollence Patugan (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • September 15, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 22, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 27, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 29, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 4, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 6, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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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September 18, 2021 9:00 am

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


  • September 18, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 25, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 26, 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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September 18, 2021 9:00 am

SEO Optimization for Artists with John D. Russell (Online Learning – One Session)


  • September 18, 2021
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Learn to Leverage Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to Attract More Clients. Join Professional Photographer and LACP instructor, John D. Russell as he takes you on a deep dive into Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for your photography website.

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

Finding Your Audience: An Introduction to Marketing Your Photographs with Mary Virginia Swanson (Webinar)


  • September 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Whether you are a new enthusiast who is serious about making photographs, a student about to enter the market place or a sage professional, this webinar will provide an overview of marketing your photographs in our post-pandemic world.

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

Masking in Photoshop with Ed Freeman (In-Person Learning – One Session)


  • September 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Simply put, masking is the heart and soul of Photoshop. Masking allows you to make incredibly subtle and complex selections with ease, which in turn opens up a world of image correction, retouching and compositing. In this class, students should come away with a whole new understanding of the near-limitless power and possibilities of Photoshop.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 18, 2021 1:00 pm

iPhone Photography with Ford Lowcock (Online Learning)


  • September 18, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • October 16, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • November 13, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • December 11, 2021
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A new four-part series of two-hour classes dedicated to the iPhone photography. Students can register for a single ticket or the entire four-part entire. Students registering for the entire four-part series will receive the fourth class free of charge.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 20, 2021 9:00 am

Breaking from Convention: Crafting Compelling Narratives from Your Personal Photographic Archive with Daniel Coburn (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • September 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 22, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 29, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This four-session, online workshop will provide you with new strategies for constructing a compelling narrative from a seemingly disparate collection of images.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 20, 2021 9:30 am

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


  • September 20, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • October 18, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • December 13, 2021
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • January 10, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • February 7, 2022
    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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