Instructors

Betsy Schneider

Betsy Schneider is a photographer and filmmaker who explores and documents transformations of individuals and families over time and place. She holds a BA from the University of Michigan, a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an MFA from Mills College in Oakland, California.

Lynsey Weatherspoon

Lynsey Weatherspoon’s first photography teacher was her late mother, Rhonda. Like her mentor-in-her-head Carrie Mae Weems, that first camera - a gift - delivered purpose. Her career includes editorial and commercial work that has been inspired and powered by her first teacher’s love and lessons

McNair Evans

McNair’s work explores themes of shared experiences and identity by photographing the American cultural landscape amidst forces of modernization.

Caleb Cain Marcus

Caleb Cain Marcus runs the Brooklyn design studio Luminosity Lab. His photographs are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Getty Museum. He has an MFA from Columbia University.

Sam Abell

Sam Abell?s thirty-year career has been dedicated to achieving artistic expression through documentary photography.

Thomas Alleman

Thomas Alleman is a commercial, editorial and fine art photographer living and working in Los Angeles.

Allan Barnes

Allan Barnes is an editorial and fine art photographer from Detroit, Michigan.

Kat Bawden

Kat Bawden is a documentary and editorial photographer and teacher living in Los Angeles.

Peter Bennett

Peter Bennett is the owner of Citizen of the Planet, LLC and has been shooting environmental and unique travel imagery for over twenty-five years.

Sherrie Berger

Sherrie Berger is co-founder of Scarletworks, a photographer?s agency with a commitment to giving back.

Jérôme Brunet

Jérôme Brunet has shot a veritable who’s who in the Blues, Rock, and Soul genres.

Matt Black

Matt Black is a photographer from California?s Central Valley whose work has received much honor and recognition.

Jonathan Blaustein

Jonathan Blaustein is an artist, writer, and educator based in Taos, New Mexico.

Sean Blocklin

Sean Blocklin is a photographer and lab manager, who moved from Jersey City to sunny California to spend more time in a darkroom.

Susan Burnstine

Susan Burnstine is an award-winning professional fine art and commercial photographer who builds homemade cameras and lenses using plastic, vintage camera parts, and random household objects.

Shawn Bush

Shawn Bush is a Lens based artist Shawn Bush grew up in Detroit MI, a city whose civic history and geographic location has profoundly influenced the way he thinks about space within the American sociopolitical landscape.

David Calicchio

David Calicchio specializes in fashion photography. His work has been published both nationally and internationally.

Keith Carter

Keith Carter is one of the most influential and renowned fine-art/editorial photographers working today.

Elinor Carucci

Elinor Carucci is a New York photographer currently teaching at the graduate program of photography at School of Visual Arts.

Daniel Coburn

Daniel W. Coburn was born in San Bernardino, California in 1976. His work and research investigate the family photo album as one component of a visual infrastructure that supports the construct of the American Dream.

Ann Elliott Cutting

Ann Elliott Cutting is an award winning editorial, conceptual advertising and fine art photographer.

Julia Dean

Julia Dean is a photographer, educator, and founder of the Los Angeles Center of Photography. She apprenticed under Berenice Abbott.

Paul D’Amato

Paul D. Amato is a Chicago based portrait photographer.

Eliot Dudik

Eliot Dudik is an American photographer and book artist with works in institutional and private collections across the globe.

Joanne Dugan

Joanne Dugan is a visual artist, author and editor who lives and works in New York City.

Tye Edwards

Tye Edwards is a freelance cinematographer/photographer living and working in the greater Los Angeles area.

Matt Eich

Matt Eich is a photographic essayist working on long-form projects related to memory, family, community, and the American condition.

Jennifer Emery

Jennifer Emery specializes in Commercial, Fashion & Lifestyle Portrait Photography and is an Adjunct Photography Professor.

Jill Enfield

Jill Enfield is a fine art photographer, educator, curator and author with teaching experience for many years.

Odette England

England is an Artist-in-Residence at Amherst College in Massachusetts. She is also a resident artist of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Program in New York.