• August 1, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 7, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 8, 2021
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this class we will explore the myriad ways in which contemporary and historical photographers have made portraits and discuss the underlying social and political issues that undergirds both subject and photographer.


  • August 1, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 8, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 15, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 22, 2021
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 29, 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.


  • August 2, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 4, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 23, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 25, 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.


  • August 3, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 10, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 17, 2021
    9:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • August 24, 2021
    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.


  • August 3, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 5, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 17, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 19, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 24, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 26, 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.


  • Inside Photography - Jason Langer
    August 5, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Inside Photography - Lauri Lyons
    September 2, 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.


  • August 9, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 11, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 16, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 18, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 23, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 25, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • August 30, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 1, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 8, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 13, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 15, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 20, 2021
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe 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.


  • Conversations with a Curator - Victoria Chapman
    August 10, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Conversations with a Curator - Karen Irvine
    September 14, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Conversations with a Curator - Andi Campognone
    October 12, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Conversations with a Curator - Lisa Volpe
    November 2, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Conversations with a Curator - Paula Tognarelli
    December 14, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Conversations with a Curator is a new series in which Curators from a broad range of institutions will discuss how they became a curator, their work and exhibition history, how they conceive of and curate exhibitions and what they are look for in an artist they want to show.