Online Learning

August 15, 2020 10:00 am

Narrative Videos for the Storytelling Photographer with David H. Wells (Webinar)


  • August 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This presentation is a standalone primer for photographers using DSLR and mirrorless cameras who are interested in using their existing strengths as visual storytellers to enter the world of video.

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

Intermediate Digital Photography for Teens (ages 12-18) with Jasmine Lord (Online Learning – Summer)


  • August 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this sequential class to “Basic Digital Photography for Teens,” students will receive reinforcement in the concepts from the previous class and push toward the next level of photographic expression.

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

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


  • August 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This week-long 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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August 10, 2020 6:00 pm

The Daily Visual with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • 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
  • September 21, 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 10, 2020 6:00 pm

Intermediate Lightroom Classic with Michael Pliskin (Online Learning)


  • August 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 19, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 24, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 26, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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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August 18, 2020 4:00 pm

Say What You Want to Say – Artist Talks (Online Learning)


  • Say What You Want to Say - Artist Talks
    August 18, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Say What You Want to Say - Artist Talks
    August 25, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Say What You Want to Say - Artist Talks
    September 1, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Say What You Want to Say - Artist Talks
    September 8, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Say What You Want to Say - Artist Talks
    September 15, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

LACP is pleased to present an online exhibition called “Say What You Want to Say” highlighting the work of Black photographers and artists and bringing their voices to the forefront. This series of artist talks will give each of the artists a chance to speak about their work.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 22, 2020 10:00 am

How to Build a Website to Showcase Your Portfolio and Sell Your Work with John D. Russell (Webinar)


  • August 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Have you ever wanted to learn how to build your own website to showcase your portfolio to the world? How about selling your own fine art prints or print products? Join Professional Photographer and LACP instructor, John D. Russell as he builds a photography website in less than 60 minutes.

By Brandon Gannon |
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August 24, 2020 10:00 am

Self-Portraiture for Teens (ages 12-18) with Kat Bawden (Online Learning – Summer)


  • August 24, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 25, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 28, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this class we’ll explore different forms of self-portraiture and take inspiration from artists across history, from Rembrandt to Carrie Mae Weems to Amalia Ulman.

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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July 9, 2020 6:30 pm

Inside Photography: Conversations with Contemporary Photographers (Online Learning)


  • Inside Photography - Brandon Thibodeaux, moderated by Ibarionex Perello
    September 3, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Raymond Thompson Jr., moderated by Aline Smithson
    October 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • 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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September 8, 2020 5:00 pm

The Next Step 1 with Aline Smithson (Online Learning)


  • September 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 22, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 29, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 6, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 20, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 27, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class instructs the emerging photographer on how to present work to the fine art and documentary markets. It also provides an insight into the world of photography and helps photographers package themselves and their work in a professional manner.

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

The History of Photography: Genre by Genre (Online Learning)


  • History of Photography - Overall History
    September 11, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • History of Photography - Portraiture
    October 9, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • 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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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 12, 2020 9:00 am

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


  • September 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • September 13, 2020
    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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September 12, 2020 9:00 am

Beginning Photography with Joaquin Palting (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
  • September 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 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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September 12, 2020 10:00 am

Beginning Photography 1 for Teens (ages 12-18) with Rebecca Truszkowski (Online Learning – Fall)


  • September 12, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • September 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This online course for teens (ages 12-18) is designed to introduce students to the fundamental operations, techniques, and critical vocabulary of digital photography. Students will learn about the camera’s basic and settings in an effort to make beautiful photographs, all while having fun.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 12, 2020 10:00 am

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


  • September 12, 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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September 12, 2020 1:00 pm

Composition 101: A Course in Photographic Design for Teens (ages 12-18) with Kevin Weinstein (Online Learning – Fall)


  • September 12, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • September 13, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • September 19, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • September 20, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • September 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

This course, devoted entirely to composition and photographic design, will 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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September 14, 2020 5:00 pm

The Unguarded Moment: Photographing Friends and Family with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning)


  • September 14, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 12, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • January 4, 2021
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • February 1, 2021
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The main focus of this workshop will be the development of portfolios by each student, using as their subjects their own families and friends. Students will regularly show photographs from ongoing projects, receiving input and criticism from the class; strategies for further growth and deeper connection will be discussed.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 14, 2020 5:00 pm

Beginning Lightroom Classic with Michael Pliskin (Online Learning)


  • September 14, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 23, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 5, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This workshop focuses on the most essential workflow and developing features of the new Adobe Lightroom Classic CC 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 14, 2020 6:45 pm

Portfolio Development Workshop with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning)


  • September 14, 2020
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • October 12, 2020
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • November 9, 2020
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • December 7, 2020
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • January 11, 2021
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • February 8, 2021
    6:45 pm - 9:45 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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September 15, 2020 10:00 am

Conceptual Photography with Ann Elliott Cutting (Online Learning)


  • September 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • September 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • September 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • October 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • October 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • October 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Students will learn to develop their ideas and think before shooting and discover a new workflow that cultivates developing concepts and planning creative work, laying the foundation to create a series of conceptual images.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 15, 2020 5:00 pm

Beginning Photoshop with F. Scott Schafer (Online Learning)


  • September 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 22, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 29, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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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September 16, 2020 5:00 pm

The Portrait Series with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • September 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 23, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 7, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 14, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 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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July 23, 2020 4:00 pm

Photo Book Discussion Series (Online Learning)


  • Photo Book Discussion Series w/Ashly Stohl and David Carol
    September 17, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Photo Book Discussion Series w/Jeff Phillips
    October 15, 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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September 19, 2020 10:00 am

Negotiating with Barry Schwartz (Webinar)


  • September 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Negotiating plays a key role in producing a successful bid. Join Barry Schwartz for this webinar as he discusses basic strategies and tools to help you learn this important skill.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 21, 2020 5:00 pm

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


  • September 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 26, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • 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

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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September 22, 2020 5:00 pm

Beginning Photography with Rollence Patugan (Online Learning)


  • September 22, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 29, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 6, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 13, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 20, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 27, 2020
    5:00 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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September 23, 2020 5:00 pm

Artist as Subject: Strategies of Self-Portraiture with Jennifer McClure (Online Learning)


  • September 23, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • September 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 7, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 14, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 28, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This class studies the history and techniques of self-portraiture, shooting at home, and reviewing photos as a class.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 23, 2020 6:00 pm

Advanced Photography with Rebecca Truszkowski (Online Learning)


  • September 23, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 30, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 7, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 14, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 21, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 28, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In this six-session 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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