Online Learning

May 14, 2020 6:00 pm

Creative Survival in Coronavirus Times with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • June 4, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 11, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 18, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This class is designed to give students a path into creative thinking and to produce art under our current unusual circumstances.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 30, 2020 10:00 am

Defining the Personal Narrative with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning)


  • June 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this distance 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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June 6, 2020 10:00 am

Tips for Portraits with Ian Spanier (Webinar)


  • June 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Westcott top pro Ian Spanier for this webinar and learn the #1 thing you need to be doing NOW for better portraits.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 13, 2020 10:00 am

Contracts with Barry Schwartz (Webinar)


  • June 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Barry Schwartz for this webinar as he discusses and breaks down basic contract language specifically for photographers.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 15, 2020 10:00 am

Basic Digital Photography for Teens (ages 12-14) with Julia Dean (Online Learning – Summer)


  • June 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This week-long course for teens (ages 12-14) 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 advanced settings in an effort to make beautiful photographs, all while having fun.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 15, 2020 10:00 am

Basic Digital Photography for Teens (ages 15-18) with Amy Tierney (Online Learning – Summer)


  • June 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This week-long course for teens (ages 15-18) 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 advanced settings in an effort to make beautiful photographs, all while having fun.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 16, 2020 6:00 pm

iPhone Photography with Hugh Kretschmer (Online Learning)


  • June 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 23, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 30, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 7, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This class will teach you how to realize your vision by making quality photographs with the iPhone. The class will entail getting started with your iPhone (basic tools) and move forward to image making and photo editing.

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

Creative Portraiture with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • June 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 24, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 1, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • 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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June 20, 2020 10:00 am

Now What? Creative Solutions for Mid-Career Photographers with Aline Smithson (Webinar)


  • June 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

You’ve entered shows, perhaps you’ve attended a portfolio review, but you are treading water and your career is not moving forward. Aline will suggest ideas for rethinking this journey, putting you in the driver’s seat to keep the momentum going.

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

Basic Digital Photography for Teens (ages 12-14) with Jasmine Lord (Online Learning – Summer)


  • June 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 24, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 25, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This week-long course for teens (ages 12-14) 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 advanced settings in an effort to make beautiful photographs, all while having fun.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 22, 2020 10:30 am

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


  • June 22, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 23, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 24, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 25, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 26, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 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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June 27, 2020 10:00 am

Understanding The Business of Editorial & Commercial Photography with Manuello Paganelli (Webinar)


  • June 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

This class webinar will focus on some of the most important steps on how to run a successful editorial and commercial photography studio.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 27, 2020 10:00 am

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


  • June 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 4:00 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 |
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July 6, 2020 10:00 am

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


  • July 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 8, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 9, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 10, 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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July 6, 2020 10:00 am

Introduction to Portrait Photography for Teens (ages 12-18) with Kat Bawden (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 8, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 9, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 10, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This class is very hands-on, exploratory, and fun. Students will take many portrait photographs, turning the classroom into a professional photography studio, and taking field trips around Los Angeles to shoot at different sites.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 6, 2020 6:00 pm

Beginning Lightroom Classic with Michael Pliskin (Online Learning)


  • July 6, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 8, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 13, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 15, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 20, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 22, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This workshop focuses on the most essential workflow and developing features of 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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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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July 9, 2020 6:00 pm

Inside Photography: Six Evenings with Contemporary Photographers (Online Learning)


  • Inside Photography - Lori Vrba, moderated by Susan Burnstine
    July 9, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Shawn Bush, moderated by Aline Smithson
    August 6, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Brandon Thibodeaux, moderated by Susan Burnstine
    September 3, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Richard Tuschman, moderated by Aline Smithson
    October 1, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - TBA, moderated by Susan Burnstine
    November 5, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Joanne Dugan, moderated by Aline Smithson
    December 10, 2020
    6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is proud to produce a new six-part, ongoing series called “Inside Photography: Six Evenings 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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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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July 11, 2020 10:00 am

Professional Development for Artists with Kristine Schomaker (Webinar)


  • July 11, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This professional development webinar is geared toward emerging artists who are serious about their career. Participants will learn how the art business works from an industry insider and get the tools that will allow them to navigate the path to success.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 11, 2020 11:00 am

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


  • July 11, 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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July 13, 2020 10:00 am

Street Portraiture for Teens (ages 12-18) with Todd Felderstein (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This class will help students discover the secrets in “Street Portraiture” that will hone their storytelling skills, allowing them to better discover hidden gems and how to approach and engage random subjects without disrupting their environment.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 13, 2020 10:00 am

The Urban Landscape for Teens (ages 12-18) with Kat Bawden (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Los Angeles is a massive, sprawling metropolis housing neighborhoods and communities of all shapes and sizes. In this class, students will take advantage of this melting pot of environments and turn their cameras on their neighborhoods in an effort to document their communities.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 14, 2020 6:00 pm

Beginning Photoshop with David Calicchio (Online Learning)


  • July 14, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 21, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 23, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 28, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 30, 2020
    6:00 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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July 14, 2020 6:00 pm

Beginning Photography with Rollence Patugan (Online Learning)


  • July 14, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 21, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 28, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 4, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 11, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 18, 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) 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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July 16, 2020 6:00 pm

Shooting Film 101 with Joaquin Palting (Online Learning)


  • July 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 23, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 30, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 13, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 20, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 27, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 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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July 18, 2020 9:00 am

Developing Your Photo Book with Douglas Stockdale (Online Learning)


  • July 18, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

In this one-day workshop, join photographer and book-designer/reviewer Douglas Stockdale as he delves into the nuances of book publishing.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 18, 2020 10:00 am

Connecting with Your Subject with Ian Spanier (Webinar)


  • July 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Westcott top pro Ian Spanier for this webinar all about nailing those portrait assignments. Participants will push past the simple act of raising the camera to the eye and discover the skills needed to connect with subjects for award-winning portraits.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 20, 2020 10:00 am

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


  • July 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 24, 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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