Online Learning

January 19, 2021 10:00 am

The Intimate Portrait: Staying Connected During Covid-19 with Rania Matar (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • January 19, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 26, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 2, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 16, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 23, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, we discuss all the elements of what makes a good portrait and delve into the process of working with people.

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

The Year of Not Knowing – Artist Talks – Jan 19


  • The Year of Not Knowing - Artist Talks
    January 19, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • The Year of Not Knowing - Artist Talks
    February 16, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • The Year of Not Knowing - Artist Talks
    March 16, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • 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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January 19, 2021 6:30 pm

Beginning Lightroom Classic with Michael e. Stern (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • January 19, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • January 21, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • January 26, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • January 28, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 23, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 25, 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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January 20, 2021 6:00 pm

Creating Personal Breakthroughs: The Secret to Becoming a Better Photographer with Ibarionex Perello (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • January 20, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • January 27, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 3, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 24, 2021
    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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January 23, 2021 9:00 am

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


  • January 23, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • January 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

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

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 25, 2021 6:30 pm

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


  • January 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • January 27, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 10, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 24, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 3, 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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January 27, 2021 9:00 am

Shooting with Intention with Aline Smithson (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • January 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 3, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 10, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 24, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 3, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Aline Smithson in a six-session workshop designed to help photographers create significance in their imagery. Participants will be exposed to genres of contemporary photography, projects created around ideas, and projects that tell personal stories.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 27, 2021 5:00 pm

“An Evening With” Series 2021: Featured Presentations from Notable Photographers – Jan 27


  • An Evening With Series - Shamayim
    January 27, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • An Evening With Series - Sandro Miller
    February 24, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • An Evening With Series - Carlos Javier Ortiz
    March 31, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • 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 -Hiroshi Watanabe
    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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January 30, 2021 10:00 am

Creating Your Own Photo Zine with Jeff Phillips (Online Learning – Three Sessions)


  • January 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • January 31, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • February 6, 2021
    10:00 am - 3:00 pm

In this comprehensive course, creators at all skill levels will learn to design, construct, and publish a photo zine, while having a lot of fun during the process.

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

Building the Photo Ark (and other photos along the way) with Joel Sartore (Webinar)


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

Hang out with National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore as he runs the gauntlet, from stories about getting a job with National Geographic to founding “The Photo Ark”, his 25-year effort to photograph every captive species on Earth.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 1, 2021 7:30 pm

Beginning Photoshop with F. Scott Schafer (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • February 1, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 3, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 8, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 10, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 15, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 17, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 22, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 24, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 1, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 3, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 8, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 10, 2021
    7:30 pm - 9:00 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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February 4, 2021 5:00 pm

Inside Photography 2021: Conversations with Contemporary Photographers – Feb 4


  • Inside Photography - Daniel Coburn
    February 4, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Richard Renaldi
    March 4, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Brad Temkin
    April 1, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • 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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February 6, 2021 10:00 am

Gallery Representation for the Photographer with Darren Ching (Webinar)


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

Darren Ching, owner of the Klompching Gallery, will present a webinar on Gallery Representation explaining what that is and what’s involved by both parties – the art dealer and the photographer.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 11, 2021 6:00 pm

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


  • February 8, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 8, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 5, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • May 3, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 7, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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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February 10, 2021 6:00 pm

Creative Portraiture with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 17, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 24, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 3, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 10, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 17, 2021
    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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February 11, 2021 12:00 pm

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


  • February 11, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • February 18, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • February 25, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • March 4, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • March 11, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • March 18, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • March 25, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • April 1, 2021
    12:00 pm - 2:00 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 and technique.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 12, 2021 3:00 pm

The History of Photography 2021: Genre by Genre – Feb 12


  • History of Photography - Street Photography with Julia Dean
    February 12, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • History of Photography - Still Life with Ann Elliott Cutting
    March 12, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • History of Photography - Landscape with Michael E. Gordon
    April 9, 2021
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • 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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February 13, 2021 10:00 am

Film, Digital, Mirrorless … A Long Strange Trip with Joe McNally (Webinar)


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

A sought after and engaging teacher and speaker, Joe will take you quickly through the formative times of his career to now, with mirrorless cameras in hand.

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

The Color of Light with Arthur Meyerson (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • February 15, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 16, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 17, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 18, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 19, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

This renowned workshop is designed for both amateur and professional photographers who wish to strengthen their ability to see and work in color.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 18, 2021 6:00 pm

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


  • February 18, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 25, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 4, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 11, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 18, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 25, 2021
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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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February 20, 2021 9:00 am

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


  • February 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 28, 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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February 20, 2021 9:00 am

The Big Bang: Creating Your Place and Finding Your Tribe in the New World of Fine Art with Lori Vrba (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • February 20, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 21, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 28, 2021
    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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 20, 2021 10:00 am

The Creative Process of Making a Photo Book with Mona Kuhn (Webinar)


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

This webinar focuses primarily on the creative process of making a photo book.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 27, 2021 9:00 am

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


  • February 27, 2021
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 28, 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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February 27, 2021 10:00 am

Poetry in Motion: The Beauty of Dance Photography with Andrew Eccles (Webinar)


  • February 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Andrew Eccles has been photographing The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for over twenty-five years and in this webinar he’ll discuss how he’s captured their beauty, grace, and explosive power, both in the studio and on location in South Africa.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 28, 2021 11:00 am

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


  • February 28, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • March 7, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • March 14, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • March 21, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • March 28, 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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March 6, 2021 10:00 am

Composite Imaging with Ann Mitchell (Webinar)


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

In this webinar, Ann Mitchell will take you from initial concept through capture, editing and output, helping you understand the five key elements that are essential to a successful composite.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 6, 2021 11:00 am

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


  • March 6, 2021
    11:00 am - 4:00 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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March 8, 2021 10:00 am

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


  • March 8, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 10, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 17, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 24, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This six-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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March 8, 2021 6:30 pm

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


  • March 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 22, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • March 29, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 5, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 12, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • April 15, 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 |
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