Special Guests/Master Photographers

December 3, 2021 7:00 pm

Sharpening Your Photographic Vision with Sam Abell (Three Sessions – In-Person Learning)


  • 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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January 4, 2022 9:00 am

Writing Pictures: An Exploration of Text and Image – Part 1 with Joanne Dugan (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • January 4, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • January 11, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • January 18, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • January 25, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • February 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

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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January 11, 2022 9:00 am

Photoshop Layering Unbound: Creating Digital Collages with Maggie Taylor (Online Learning – Eight Sessions)


  • January 11, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 18, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 20, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 25, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • January 27, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • February 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • February 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Spend four weeks expanding the boundaries of your digital collages with Maggie Taylor as your guide. This online workshop will focus on Photoshop layering techniques to create cohesive and compelling images.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 15, 2022 9:00 am

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


  • January 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 22, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 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 24, 2022 9:00 am

Prototype. The “Dummy” Photo Book as Proof of Concept with Paul D’Amato (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • January 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 31, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 7, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 21, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This four-session workshop lays the foundation for creating, organizing, and compiling your “forever” photo book.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 25, 2022 9:30 am

The Creative Portrait with Rania Matar (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • January 25, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 1, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 8, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 15, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 22, 2022
    9:30 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 26, 2022 9:00 am

The Poetic Documentary Landscape with Morgain Bailey and Stella Kalinina (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • January 26, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • February 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

This new workshop supports photographers who seek to develop new and ongoing projects that investigate and explore landscape photography through a poetic documentary lens.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 4, 2022 7:00 pm

Owning Your Truth: Experiments in Creativity with Joanne Dugan (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • February 4, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 5, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 6, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This highly-experimental class encourages participants to use images and text to spontaneously channel a unique, authentic voice.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 18, 2022 7:00 pm

Eyes Wide Open with Eddie Soloway (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • February 18, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 20, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join Eddie Soloway in a unique workshop experience designed to push your seeing from what is in front of your eyes into the world of abstractions, reflections, layers, movement, and then deeper into the realm of concepts and imagination.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 19, 2022 9:00 am

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


  • February 19, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 20, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 26, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 27, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A follow-up to LACP’s “Self-Publish & Design Your Own Photo Book – Level I”, this workshop is for those who are feeling stuck or need feedback on final direction.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 25, 2022 7:00 pm

Gorman on Portraiture with Greg Gorman (In-Person Learning – Three Session)


  • February 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • February 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • February 27, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join photographer Greg Gorman in this hands-on, weekend workshop as he shares his portrait lighting techniques both in the studio and on location.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 28, 2022 9:00 am

From Memory to Story with Molly Wizenberg (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 28, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 7, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

In this class for creative nonfiction writers, we will practice tapping into our memories, rebuilding scenes from the past, and writing vividly from within them.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 1, 2022 9:00 am

The Well-Realized Book Project with Christian Patterson (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • March 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 22, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • March 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • April 5, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join artist Christian Patterson for a new online workshop experience focusing on photography, concept, narrative and the book form.  As a class we will discover ways of combining all of these elements effectively in order to produce a well-realized book project.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 4, 2022 7:00 pm

Reimagining Your Creative Self with Joyce Tenneson (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • March 4, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 5, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 6, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Joyce Tenneson returns to the Los Angeles Center of Photography to deliver a new and exciting workshop experience. Designed for photographers of all levels, this workshop will inspire participants to connect with their deeper dreams, reimagining their creative self.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 11, 2022 7:00 pm

Going the Distance with Arno Rafael Minkkinen (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • March 11, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 13, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this workshop we will build a framework for a cohesive vision capable of handling variance and freshness, a vision that can continue for months, years, even decades ahead.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 18, 2022 7:00 pm

Playing with Pictures with Odette England (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • March 18, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 20, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This course focuses on collage, the archive, collecting, and appropriation related to contemporary photography. Students will learn to ‘play with pictures’ in imaginative, conceptual, exploratory, and intelligent ways.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 21, 2022 9:00 am

Silver and Gold Leafing Workshop with Marcy Palmer (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • March 21, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • March 28, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • April 4, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • April 11, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Marcy Palmer to learn about artwork created with silver and gold leaf, as well as the techniques to make your own silver or gold leafed artwork.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 23, 2022 9:00 am

Writing for Photography with Elin Spring & Suzanne Révy (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • March 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 30, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • April 6, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • April 13, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • April 20, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm

In this workshop, we explain “best practices” for starting and maintaining successful writing habits, offer valuable tips on expressing your genuine voice, and demonstrate examples of both clear and ineffectual communication.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 25, 2022 7:00 pm

Words and Pictures: The Art of Writing Project Statements, Grant Proposals (and Editing the Photos that Go With Them) with Sara Terry (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • March 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • March 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • March 27, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this weekend workshop, documentary photographer and filmmaker Sara Terry will explain what makes a strong proposal, including writing tips and how to sequence photos, share resources on grants and grant writing and give insights into funders’ thinking from her perspective as a funder with her non-profit, The Aftermath Project.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 1, 2022 7:00 pm

Hollywood Lighting in the Hurrell Style with Bobbi Lane & Lee Varis (In-Person Learning – Three Session)


  • April 1, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • April 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Join the dynamic duo of Bobbi Lane and Lee Varis to explore the world of Hollywood glamour, and learn the photographic style of George Hurrell.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 2, 2022 9:00 am

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


  • April 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • April 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • April 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • April 10, 2022
    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 |
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April 4, 2022 10:00 am

Street Photography in Los Angeles with Craig Semetko (In-Person Learning – Five Sessions)


  • April 4, 2022
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • April 5, 2022
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • April 6, 2022
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • April 7, 2022
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • April 8, 2022
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This week-long workshop is intended to teach students how to shoot candidly while learning some valuable technical information about photographing on the street.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 5, 2022 9:00 am

A Peek Behind the Curtain: Conversations with the Dealers with Alice Zimet (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • April 5, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • April 12, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • April 19, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • April 26, 2022
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join this four-part virtual series as we peek behind the curtain and meet with three prominent photography dealers.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 9, 2022 10:00 am

Finding Your Voice on the Street with Nick Turpin (In-Person Learning – Two Sessions)


  • April 9, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • April 10, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

At whatever stage you are at with your street photography, this workshop will help you to evolve. Starting not with “how” but with “why” you take street photographs, Nick Turpin will help you to understand your own motivations for making candid photographs in public places.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 22, 2022 7:00 pm

Practices for the Analog Photographer with Greg Miller (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • April 22, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 23, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • April 24, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This class will begin with the “how-to’s” and best practices of scanning negatives, including wet scanning of large format negatives on a flatbed scanner.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 26, 2022 9:00 am

Finding Your Own Voice in Today’s Internet Chorus with Hellen Van Meene (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 26, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 24, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 31, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

This class is intended to bring your work into full focus through honest, open conversations about what makes it genuinely yours, such as what defines your own vision and style, and how to push its aesthetic envelope further as something of a ‘signature’.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 29, 2022 7:00 pm

Seeing Like a Camera, Editing Like a Master with David H. Wells (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • April 29, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • April 30, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • May 1, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this weekend-intensive workshop, students we will spend the first day learning to “see like a camera.” During the second day they we will explore “editing like a master” as they learn how to properly critique and edit photographs.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 9, 2022 9:00 am

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


  • May 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 23, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 6, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • June 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • May 2, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am

Designed for those who are new to self-portraiture, as well as those who might need a push with current self portrait projects, 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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May 5, 2022 10:00 am

Our Inner Monologue with Jason Langer (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • May 5, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 2, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 9, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Over the course of six weeks, student will discover their “Inner Monologue” and identify key words which will lead to a creation images that will form the basis for their work to come in the following decades.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 14, 2022 9:00 am

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


  • May 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 21, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 22, 2022
    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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