Classes

October 22, 2021 7:00 pm

Encaustic with Photographs with Amanda Smith & Kevin Tully (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • October 22, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This workshop explores the application of encaustic to digital pigment prints, transcending the photographic process by adding depth, luminescence and providing the opportunity for greater artistic expression.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 23, 2021 10:00 am

Self-Promotion and Leave Behinds with Jeanine Michna-Bales (Webinar)


  • October 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, Jeanine Michna-Bales will discuss various approaches to self-promotion and how to leave a lasting impression on industry professionals like curators, photo editors and gallerists.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 26, 2021 5:00 pm

The History of Photography 2021: Genre by Genre – Oct 26


  • History of Photography - Portraiture with Mark Edward Harris
    October 26, 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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“An Evening With” Series 2021: Featured Presentations from Notable Photographers – Oct 27


  • An Evening With Series - Hiroshi Watanabe
    October 27, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • An Evening with Series - Holly Roberts
    November 17, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 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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October 29, 2021 7:00 pm

Master Class: Creating the Digital Montage with Fran Forman (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • October 29, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 31, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Students will explore altering and enhancing existing images as well as incorporating visual materials into existing images to create dream-like montages using Photoshop.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 30, 2021 9:00 am

Finding Your Voice with Michael Crouser (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • October 30, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, Michael Crouser, an experienced fine art/commercial photographer and teacher, will help students progress with their personal vision.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 30, 2021 10:00 am

How to Write an Artist Statement with Liz Sales (Webinar)


  • October 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Liz Sales as she discusses painless writing techniques for crafting clearly and creatively written artist statements and project statements.

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

Night Photography with Peter Bennett (Online Learning)


  • November 1, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 8, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 22, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 6, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 13, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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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November 1, 2021 6:30 pm

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


  • November 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 6, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 2, 2021 6:30 pm

Beginning Photography with Peter Bennett (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • November 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 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) 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 |
DETAIL
November 2, 2021 6:30 pm

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop with David Calicchio (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • November 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 7, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 14, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 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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November 3, 2021 6:00 pm

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


  • November 3, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 1, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 8, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 15, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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 4, 2021 10:00 am

The Lyrical Photograph with Sal Taylor Kydd (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • November 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    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, 2021 7:00 pm

Studio Lighting and Photo Montage with Richard Tuschman (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • November 5, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 6, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • November 7, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this workshop we will uncover and explore the practical tools and long-term strategies necessary to achieve success on our quest to becoming more effective emotional messengers.

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

The Poignant Photo Book with Caleb Cain Marcus (Online Learning – Two Sessions)


  • November 6, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class will discuss how to edit and sequence images, the relationship between page spreads and rhythm, how to think about text and titles, the book as an object, finding an audience, marketing, pricing and distribution, self-publishing vs publisher, what to look for in a publisher.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 6, 2021 10:00 am

Artist Books and Photography: A Perfect Pairing with Zoe Strauss (Webinar)


  • November 6, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Photography and artists books pair perfectly together. In this webinar, Zoe Strauss will be going over how to construct a drum bound book, perfect for displaying photos.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 7, 2021 11:00 am

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


  • November 7, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • November 14, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • November 21, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • December 5, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • December 12, 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 |
DETAIL
November 8, 2021 6:00 pm

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


  • November 8, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 15, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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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November 13, 2021 10:00 am

Working the Streets: A Weekend of Street Photography with Ibarionex Perello (In-Person Learning – Two Sessions)


  • November 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • November 14, 2021
    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 |
DETAIL

Both Sides of the Lens: The Art of the Self-Portrait with Kat Kiernan (Webinar)


  • November 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

TO COME

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
November 17, 2021 6:00 pm

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


  • November 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 |
DETAIL
November 20, 2021 9:00 am

Nature and Landscape Photography with Michael E. Gordon (Online Learning – One Session)


  • November 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 2:00 pm

This workshop is suitable for beginning to intermediate photographers and offers a unique blend of photography fundamentals, philosophy, and post-production editing using Lightroom and Photoshop.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
November 20, 2021 10:00 am

Documents of the Imagination with Lois Greenfield (Webinar)


  • November 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar Lois Greenfield will discuss her unique method for photographing dancers, and how she catches moments beneath the threshold of perception, revealing what the human eye can’t see.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
November 29, 2021 7:00 pm

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


  • November 29, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 1, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 6, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 8, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 13, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 15, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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 |
DETAIL
November 30, 2021 7:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop with Ed Freeman (In-Person Learning – Six sessions)


  • November 30, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 2, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 7, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 9, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 14, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 16, 2021
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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 |
DETAIL
December 3, 2021 7:00 pm

Sharpening Your Photographic Vision with Sam Abell (Weekend-Intensive – In-Person Learning)


  • December 3, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • December 5, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this weekend-intensive workshop, Sam Abell will discuss his technique of seeing in layers, the importance of seeing well, and how to see with more discriminating power. The goal of this workshop is to help each participant discover where they are now and where their work can take them.

By Brandon Gannon |
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December 4, 2021 9:00 am

The Photo Book as Art with Susan kae Grant (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • December 4, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • December 11, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • December 12, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • December 5, 2021
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This workshop introduces participants to the practice of creating handmade limited edition photographic artists’ books that balance form, content and materials in innovative ways.

By Brandon Gannon |
DETAIL
December 4, 2021 9:00 am

Photo Book Development: From Project Conception to Marketing with McNair Evans (Online Learning – Two Sessions)


  • December 4, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 5, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This two-day practical workshop is designed for photographers at all levels who are striving to make their work more intentional and personally driven.

By Brandon Gannon |
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December 4, 2021 10:00 am

From the Personal to Collective: The Photography of Rania Matar with Rania Matar (Webinar)


  • December 4, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, Rania Matra will discuss her approach to different aspects of portraiture and delve into the process of working with people and collaborating intimately with them.

By Brandon Gannon |
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December 11, 2021 10:00 am

TBD with Betsy Schneider (Webinar)


  • December 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

TBD with Betsy Schneider.

By Brandon Gannon |
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