Fine Art

October 19, 2020 9:00 am

Writing Pictures: An Exploration of Text and Image with Joanne Dugan (Online Learning)


  • October 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 26, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 2, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 9, 2020
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 16, 2020
    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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September 15, 2020 10:00 am

Conceptual Photography with Ann Elliott Cutting (Online Learning)


  • September 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • September 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • September 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • October 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • October 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • October 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Students will learn to develop their ideas and think before shooting and discover a new workflow that cultivates developing concepts and planning creative work, laying the foundation to create a series of conceptual images.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 23, 2020 5:00 pm

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


  • September 23, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • September 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 7, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 14, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • October 28, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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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October 29, 2020 10:00 am

The Lyrical Photograph with Sal Taylor Kydd (Online Learning)


  • October 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 5, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 3, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 10, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join photographer/writer Sal Taylor Kydd as you explore your personal narrative through the lens of memory. Through written exercises and photographic cues you will explore connections to the landscape and the natural world to your own personal narratives; through symbolism, myth and metaphor.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 10, 2020 9:45 am

Defining the Personal Narrative with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning)


  • November 10, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    9:45 am - 12:45 pm

In this online 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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August 10, 2020 6:00 pm

The Daily Visual with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • August 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 24, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • August 31, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 14, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • September 21, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Daily Visual workshop is intended to motivate you to shoot every day, no matter what. Every day your goal is to shoot at least one visually compelling image, a piece of art, per se, no matter where you are or what you are doing.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 14, 2020 6:45 pm

Portfolio Development Workshop with Susan Burnstine (Online Learning)


  • September 14, 2020
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • October 12, 2020
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • November 9, 2020
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • December 7, 2020
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • January 11, 2021
    6:45 pm - 9:45 pm
  • February 8, 2021
    6:45 pm - 9:45 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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January 9, 2021 10:00 am

The Wet Plate Collodion Workshop with Allan Barnes (Two sessions – SMC Campus)


  • January 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • January 10, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This two-day workshop serves as a hands-on introduction to this demanding but beautiful photographic process, invented by Frederick Scott Archer in the mid-19th Century.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 6, 2021 10:00 am

The Wet Plate Collodion Workshop with Allan Barnes (Two sessions – SMC Campus)


  • February 6, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • February 7, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This two-day workshop serves as a hands-on introduction to this demanding but beautiful photographic process, invented by Frederick Scott Archer in the mid-19th Century.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 8, 2020 5:00 pm

The Next Step 1 with Aline Smithson (Online Learning)


  • September 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 22, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 29, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 6, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 20, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 27, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class instructs the emerging photographer on how to present work to the fine art and documentary markets. It also provides an insight into the world of photography and helps photographers package themselves and their work in a professional manner.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 16, 2020 5:00 pm

The Portrait Series with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • September 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 23, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • September 30, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 7, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 14, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this workshop we will discuss all aspects of creating a poignant, meaningful portrait series, including the importance of communication skills, the psychology of dealing with people, design continuity of your work, and the element of trust within the artistic exchange.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 4, 2020 5:00 pm

The Art of Photography: Your Creative Approach with Ken Merfeld (Online Learning)


  • November 4, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 2, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 16, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This class is designed to help you expand your approach to photography, to question the “how” and “why” of your technique, and to challenge and understand your creative process.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 24, 2020 5:00 pm

Photographing in the Social Landscape with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning)


  • September 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 22, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • October 29, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the Social Landscape as other photographers have seen it over that last hundred years.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 10, 2020 5:00 pm

The Photographer’s Eye – Part 1 with Thomas Alleman (Online Learning)


  • November 10, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • November 24, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 1, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 8, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • December 15, 2020
    5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Through lectures and discussions, exercises and assignments, this class will explore the specifics of camera vision in such areas as motion, time and focus.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 5, 2021 7:00 pm

Studio Lighting & Photo Montage with Richard Tuschman (Weekend-Intensive)


  • November 5, 2021
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • November 6, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • November 7, 2021
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm

In this workshop we will uncover and explore the practical tools and long-term strategies necessary to achieve success on our quest to becoming more effective emotional messengers.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 1, 2020 9:00 am

Bringing Ideas to Life: Crafting Personal Projects with Brandon Thibodeaux (Online Learning)


  • November 1, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 15, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Brandon Thibodeaux will show you how to take your idea and mold it into a finished body of work. Come prepared to put your vision to work, drumming up new ideas or fleshing out old ones, as we spend a weekend working on assignments in the Los Angeles area.

By Brandon Gannon |
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September 12, 2020 9:00 am

Scene + Herd with Lori Vrba (Online Learning)


  • September 12, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 13, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 19, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • September 20, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lori Vrba leads this workshop with big ideas for expanding how we think about and pursue viable careers in the photographic arts. Examine her radical shift from the traditional notions of fine art success to what is now considered a guerrilla movement in the exhibition, curatorial, and marketing arenas.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 16, 2021 10:00 am

The Art of the 4×5 View Camera with Sean Blocklin (Two sessions – SMC campus)


  • January 16, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • January 17, 2021
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Through classroom demonstration and hands-on experimentation, this course will instruct students on the use of the 4×5 view camera and help them become proficient in every aspect of image creation. A

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 17, 2020 9:00 am

Creative Still Life with Kimberly Witham (Online Learning)


  • October 17, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 18, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 24, 2020
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • October 25, 2020
    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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LACP’s Fourth Annual “Fine Art” Exhibition – What’s in Your World?

Photo by Alexandra DeFurio Fourth Annual “Fine Art” exhibition – What’s in Your World?” – 2019 – at the Los Angeles Center of Photography About: The Los Angeles Center of Photography proudly presents its Fourth Annual “Fine Art” exhibition – What’s in Your World – a beautiful collection of photography selected by Susan Spiritus, Director, […]

By Brandon Gannon | Past Exhibitions
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LACP’s First Annual Fine Art Exhibition – 2016

photos (l to r): Daniel Grant, Jerry Takigawa and Jerry Drapala First Annual “Fine Art” exhibition at the Los Angeles Center of Photography. The Los Angeles Center of Photography proudly presents it’s first annual “Fine Art” Exhibition!? The exhibit will run from June 17 ? September 9, 2016 with opening night reception scheduled for Friday, […]

By Kasia Czerski | News . Past Exhibitions
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“Mixed: Nine Photographic Visions” Exhibition

Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028 Opening Reception – Friday, March 18, 2016, 7-10 pm The Los Angeles Center of Photography proudly presents MIXED, a group exhibition that celebrates a new collection of contemporary photography. MIXED is a testament to the imagination and ways of seeing that explores reality […]

By Brandon Gannon | News . Past Exhibitions
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