Classes

October 2, 2020 10:00 am

Bookbinding for the Photographer: Sequencing, Printing and Binding Methods with Shawn Bush (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 31, 2020 10:00 am

Beyond Luminosity Masking with Lee Varis (Webinar)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 2, 2020 5:00 pm

Beginning Lightroom Classic with Rollence Patugan (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 4, 2020 5:00 pm

The Art of Photography: Your Creative Approach with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 4, 2020 6:00 pm

Beginning Photography with Rebecca Truszkowski (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 29, 2020 10:00 am

The Lyrical Photograph with Sal Taylor Kydd (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 5, 2020 5:00 pm

Composition 101: A Course in Photographic Design with Kevin Weinstein (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 5, 2020 5:00 pm

Beginning & Intermediate Photoshop with Ed Freeman (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 9, 2020 6:30 pm

Inside Photography: Conversations with Contemporary Photographers – Nov 5


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 7, 2020 10:00 am

Intermediate Photography 1 for Teens (ages 12-18) with Amy Tierney (Online Learning – Fall)


  • November 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 8, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

The purpose of this class is to inspire the students with exciting and challenging assignments, while also teaching the historic genres of photography.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 7, 2020 10:00 am

Mastering the Art of Presenting with Mike O’Connor (Webinar)


  • November 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, Mike O’Connor’s program will guide you through the steps to identify the compelling reason the listener should take special note of you and your work.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 7, 2020 11:00 am

The Photo Book with Caleb Cain Marcus (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 7, 2020 1:00 pm

Introduction to Lightroom and Photoshop for Teens (ages 12-18) with Amy Tierney (Online Learning – Fall)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 8, 2020 9:00 am

Shooting Film 101 with Joaquin Palting (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 5, 2020 6:00 pm

Street Photography During a Pandemic with Julia Dean (Online Learning + On the Street)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 5, 2020 6:00 pm

Protected: Street Photography During a Pandemic with Julia Dean (LA Collective Students)

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By Brandon Gannon |
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November 10, 2020 9:45 am

Defining the Personal Narrative with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 10, 2020 5:00 pm

Intermediate Photography with Rollence Patugan (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 10, 2020 5:00 pm

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


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 11, 2020 3:00 pm

The History of Photography: Genre by Genre – Nov 13


  • History of Photography - Fashion
    November 13, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • History of Photography - Nude
    December 11, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce a new four-part series on the history of photography. This season features the overall history of photography, portraiture, fashion and nude.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 14, 2020 10:00 am

From Shutter Release to Paycheck with Peter Bennett (Webinar)


  • November 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Striving for excellence in your photography work and showing the world the results. This webinar is designed to help photographers of all levels learn the steps and skills necessary to bring their work to fruition.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 26, 2020 5:00 pm

Photography for Social Change with John D. Russell (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 16, 2020 5:00 pm

Night Photography with Peter Bennett (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 28, 2020 5:00 pm

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


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 23, 2020 4:00 pm

Photo Book Discussion Series (Online Learning)


  • Photo Book Discussion Series w/Melanie McWhorter
    November 19, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Photo Book Disucssion Series with Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy
    December 3, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

LACP is starting a monthly Photo Book Discussion where photographers, publishers and photo editors will address the contemporary photo book market. In each session, guest(s) will cover the process of photo book making including editing, publishing and marketing photo books.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 21, 2020 9:00 am

Intermediate Lightroom Classic with Rollence Patugan (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 21, 2020 10:00 am

Working the Streets: A Weekend of Street Photography with Ibarionex Perello (at LACP)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 21, 2020 10:00 am

Lighting, the Dramatic Portrait, and Beyond with Michael Grecco (Webinar)


  • November 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Using his own work as reference, Michael will explain his techniques for creating light and shadow and will demonstrate how he creates his stylistic and dramatic images.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 21, 2020 11:00 am

Photo Essay: The Picture-Driven Story with Mark Edward Harris (Online Learning)


  • 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 21, 2020 11:00 am

Creating Compelling Travel Photography: The Art of the Travel Story with Brent Winebrenner (Online Learning)


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

Discover the proven tips, techniques and strategies that will empower you to create memorable travel images that convey an authentic sense of place. This class is designed to push your creative vision before you even begin shooting.

By Brandon Gannon |
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