Special Guests

July 26, 2022 9:00 am

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


  • August 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • August 23, 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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July 12, 2022 9:45 am

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


  • August 9, 2022
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 16, 2022
    9:45 am - 12:15 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 9, 2022 10:00 am

An Alternative Vision: Reimagining the Photo with Gerald Slota (Online Learning – Six Sessions) – July 9


  • August 13, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is about experimenting with a hands-on approach and pushing the boundaries of what a “typical” photograph is supposed to be. We explore different techniques in creating original imagery (this includes experimenting with different cameras and other visual sources and using multiple images of various sizes), work spontaneously with chance, and turn mistakes into advantages.

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

The Why of Story with Celeste Lecesne (Online Learning – Six Sessions) – Sept 9


  • September 9, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 23, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 7, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 21, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 4, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 18, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Every story we tell is the myth of our lives struggling to be heard. This workshop is designed to explore your individual myth, give voice to emotional, political, and personal truth, and create a structure that will carry your story into the world.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 9, 2022 7:00 pm

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


  • September 9, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 10, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • September 11, 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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September 12, 2022 9:30 am

Portfolio Development Workshop with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • September 12, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • October 10, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • November 14, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • December 12, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • January 9, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • February 6, 2023
    9:30 am - 12:30 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 12, 2022 10:00 am

The Provocative Photograph: Crafting Compelling Visual Narratives with Holly Lynton (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • September 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 15, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 22, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 29, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 3, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop will provide participants with innovative strategies to produce images that are provocative, enigmatic, and lyrical. Students will learn how to depict people, places, and histories in unprecedented ways.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 14, 2022 10:00 am

Making Work … Now What? Tips to Getting Out into the Marketplace with Alice Zimet (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • September 14, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 21, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 28, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is designed for photographers with a body of work ready to be shown and covers how to effectively communicate about that work to make it more marketable.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 16, 2022 7:00 pm

The Allure of Photography with Laura Letinsky (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • September 16, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 17, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • September 18, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this workshop, you will explore strategies to understand and experiment with the authority of the photograph, considering how elements of a photograph other than its subject determine its meaning, and then investigating possibilities for developing a meaning that embraces a complexity that goes beyond the mainstream. 

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

The Long-Term Documentary Project with Marissa Roth (Online Learning – Six Months)


  • September 19, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 12, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • January 9, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop focuses on how to produce a long-term documentary project, giving participants the skills needed to create images that are stylistically and thematically unified.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 30, 2022 7:00 pm

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


  • September 30, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 2, 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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October 7, 2022 9:00 am

The Contemporary Landscape with Brad Temkin (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • October 7, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 14, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 21, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 28, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 4, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

How do we see and perceive the contemporary landscape beyond the marks that humanity has left on it? What can the landscape, in all its forms and iterations, teach us about ourselves? Under Brad Temkin’s expert guidance, we examine these questions in depth while learning to create pictures that are poetic and beautiful.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 8, 2022 9:00 am

Creative Still Life with Kimberly Witham (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • October 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 9, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 16, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join photographer Kimberly Witham for a two weekend-intensive workshop focused on developing and refining your still life photography skills.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 11, 2022 10:00 am

DIY to NFT: How to Find Your Place in the Art World with Michael Foley (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • October 11, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 18, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 25, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 1, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 8, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

From the traditional gallery model to the DIY pop-up and Instagram direct sales to the NFT Metaverse, students will commit to completing weekly exercises and tune-ups as they design a strategic plan to move their careers forward.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 12, 2022 10:00 am

Revive Your Archive: Find, Polish and Share the Gems with Meryl Meisler (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • October 12, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 19, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 2, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 9, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 16, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

From Meryl’s personal experience and lessons learned, this workshop aims to help guide you through editing, organizing, recognizing bodies of works, and getting your photography exhibited and published.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 21, 2022 7:00 pm

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


  • October 21, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • October 22, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 23, 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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October 25, 2022 9:00 am

Publishing a Photo Book with Harvey Stein (Online Learning – Seven Sessions)


  • October 25, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 29, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 6, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 13, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This seven-week workshop is a nuts and bolts exploration of the steps necessary to successfully approach publishers and what to do when they say yes.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 26, 2022 10:00 am

The Grammar of Photography with Mari Howells (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • October 26, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 2, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 9, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 16, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 30, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 7, 2022
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Through class lectures, weekly shooting assignments, and in-class exercises based on the ideas in Szarkowski’s book “The Photographer’s Eye”, students will dissect the elements of photographic grammar.

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

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


  • November 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 4, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 11, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 15, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 18, 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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November 3, 2022 9:00 am

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


  • November 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 17, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 1, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 8, 2022
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 15, 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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November 4, 2022 7:00 pm

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


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

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


  • November 5, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 6, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 12, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 13, 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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November 19, 2022 8:00 am

Working the Streets: A Weekend of Street Photography with Ibarionex Perello (In-Person Learning – Two Sessions)


  • November 19, 2022
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • November 20, 2022
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

In this two-day intensive class, students will learn the art and craft of street photography, led by acclaimed street photographer Ibarionex Perello.

By Brandon Gannon |
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December 2, 2022 7:00 pm

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


  • December 2, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • December 3, 2022
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • December 4, 2022
    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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December 3, 2022 9:00 am

Social Media Storytelling with Bob Sacha (Online Learning – Four Sessions)


  • December 3, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 4, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 10, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 11, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

We all live on social media these days so it’s important to understand how to create stories that can communicate with our audience, be those customers, subscribers, NGO’s, clients or even our children & grandchildren. If you’re a journalist, business owner, advocate, social media influencer or parent, this class will help you learn how to make video stories that will stand out from the herd on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and even TikTok.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 13, 2023 7:00 pm

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


  • January 13, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • January 14, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • January 15, 2023
    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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January 27, 2023 7:00 pm

Creating the Digital Montage with Fran Forman (In-Person Learning – Three Sessions)


  • January 27, 2023
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • January 28, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • January 29, 2023
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Students will explore altering and enhancing existing images as well as incorporating visual materials into existing images to create dream-like montages using Photoshop.

By Brandon Gannon |
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