Creative Thinking

July 7, 2020 10:00 am

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


  • July 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 28, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 4, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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July 8, 2020 6:00 pm

Creating Personal Breakthroughs with Ibarionex Perello (Online Learning)


  • July 8, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 15, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 22, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 29, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 5, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 12, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Led by photographer and educator, Ibarionex Perello who brings over 25 years in the photographic industry, the course will breakdown how to thoughtfully assess where you are and where you need to go in terms of seeing, creating and showcasing your photographs.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 17, 2020 6:00 pm

Creative Portraiture with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • July 8, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 15, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 22, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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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July 11, 2020 9:45 am

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


  • July 11, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • July 18, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • July 25, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • August 1, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • August 8, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • August 15, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 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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August 1, 2020 10:00 am

The Power of Pleasure: Decoding the Art of Visual Seduction with Matthew Rolston (Webinar)


  • August 1, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

The class provides an insider’s perspective into the process of creating aspirational yearnings in the hearts and minds of audiences and consumers for luxury products and services.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 3, 2020 6:00 pm

The Daily Visual with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • August 3, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 10, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 24, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 31, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 14, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Daily Visual workshop is intended to motivate you to shoot every day, no matter what. Every day your goal is to shoot at least one visually compelling image, a piece of art, per se, no matter where you are or what you are doing.

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

How Come Mine Don’t Look Like That? with Eddie Soloway (Webinar)


  • August 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Eddie Soloway on an entertaining look at the winding journey of making photographs from the heart. This webinar will stir the creative pot and inspire participants to make photographs that resonate from within.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 12, 2020 9:00 am

Scene + Herd with Lori Vrba (Online Learning)


  • September 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lori Vrba leads this workshop with big ideas for expanding how we think about and pursue viable careers in the photographic arts. Examine her radical shift from the traditional notions of fine art success to what is now considered a guerrilla movement in the exhibition, curatorial, and marketing arenas.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 16, 2020 7:00 pm

The Portrait Series with Ken Merfeld (Six sessions)


  • September 16, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 23, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • September 30, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 7, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 14, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this workshop we will discuss all aspects of creating a poignant, meaningful portrait series, including the importance of communication skills, the psychology of dealing with people, design continuity of your work, and the element of trust within the artistic exchange.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 24, 2020 7:00 pm

Photographing in the Social Landscape with Thomas Alleman (Six sessions)


  • September 24, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 1, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 8, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 10, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • October 15, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • October 22, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the Social Landscape as other photographers have seen it over that last hundred years.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 26, 2020 10:00 am

The Singular Vision (Ways of Seeing) with Andrew Southam (Webinar)


  • September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

With over thirty years of experience in editorial portrait and fashion, photographer, director and teacher Andrew Southam leads a discussion about defining and refining a vision all your own.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 2, 2020 7:00 pm

The Art of Seeing with Stephen Wilkes (Weekend-Intensive)


  • October 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 3, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 4, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This workshop will be a deep meditation on elevating each of the student’s ability to take the time to see, enabling each student to explore a deeper and more personal vision through photographing.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 11, 2020 9:00 am

Bringing Ideas to Life: Crafting Personal Projects with Brandon Thibodeaux (Online Learning)


  • October 11, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 18, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 25, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brandon Thibodeaux will show you how to take your idea and mold it into a finished body of work. Come prepared to put your vision to work, drumming up new ideas or fleshing out old ones, as we spend a weekend working on assignments in the Los Angeles area.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 16, 2020 7:00 pm

Creative Still Life with Kimberly Witham (Weekend-Intensive)


  • October 16, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join photographer Kimberly Witham for a weekend workshop developing and refining your still life photography skills.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 17, 2020 10:00 am

Concept Aware: A Beginner’s Guide with Sybylla Smith (Webinar)


  • October 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Concept Aware ® is a unique concept development framework which provides tools to develop inspired ideas into impactful images. Participants refine their creative practice by defining how they see and why it matters.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 4, 2020 7:00 pm

The Art of Photography: Your Creative Approach with Ken Merfeld (Six sessions)


  • November 4, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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 5, 2020 7:00 pm

Composition 101: A Course in Photographic Design with Kevin Weinstein


  • November 5, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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 7, 2020 10:00 am

Conceptual Photography with Ann Elliott Cutting (One session)


  • November 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this one-day conceptual photography class, students will learn to develop their ideas and think before shooting, discovering a new workflow that cultivates creativity.

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

The Photographer’s Eye – Part 1 with Thomas Alleman (Six sessions)


  • November 10, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 5, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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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December 5, 2020 9:00 am

Hyper Local Storytelling with Ed Kashi (Online Learning)


  • 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

Designed for amateurs and professionals alike, the workshop will help photographers grow and develop their work, including exploring options for publication online or in books, exhibitions and websites.

By Brandon Gannon |
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