Five sessions

July 7, 2020 10:00 am

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


  • July 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • July 28, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • August 4, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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August 2, 2020 11:00 am

Cyanotypes and Anthotypes: Historic Processes at Home with Sean Blocklin (Online Learning)


  • August 2, 2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 9, 2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 16, 2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 23, 2020
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • August 30, 2020
    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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 2, 2020 1:00 pm

Intermediate Photography with Peter Bennett (One Week)


  • November 2, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 3, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 4, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 5, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 6, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Building on concepts learned in “Basic Photography”, students will use the camera to interpret the world around them and work toward mastering camera settings, metering techniques, and white balance selection for proper image capture.

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

Advanced Photography with Peter Bennett (One Week)


  • November 9, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 10, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 11, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 12, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 13, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In this six-session course students will continue to learn basic camera operation and photography fundamentals while practicing and refining their personal process for achieving a unique photographic vision. The course focuses personal projects—a series of images with a common theme and style—within the genres of photography.

By Brandon Gannon |
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October 26, 2020 1:00 pm

Beginning Photography with Julia Dean (One week)


  • October 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • October 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • October 28, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • October 29, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • October 30, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

In this beginning workshop, students will learn all the controls and functions on their digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) or mirrorless cameras, basic camera operation (including f-stop, shutter speed and ISO), fundamental concepts of photography, and how to control the photograph’s final look.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 27, 2020 10:00 am

Fashion Fun for Teens (ages 12-18) with Gina Valona (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 28, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 30, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 31, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

We love photography and we love fashion! Explore the world of fashion photography with photographer Gina Valona as she takes students through the process of shooting vintage fashion and current trends.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 20, 2020 10:00 am

The Art of Photographic Capture for Teens (ages 12-18) with Todd Felderstein (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 24, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This class will consider pre-existing ideas about photographs and push students to think about using images to not just record reality, but to present it as a unique experience.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 20, 2020 10:00 am

Introduction to Lightroom and Photoshop for Teens (ages 12-18) with Amy Tierney (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 20, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 24, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This week-long course for teens (ages 12-18) is designed to introduce students to the fundamental operations, techniques, and critical vocabulary of the two standard photographic imaging softwares: Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 13, 2020 10:00 am

Street Portraiture for Teens (ages 12-18) with Todd Felderstein (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This class will help students discover the secrets in “Street Portraiture” that will hone their storytelling skills, allowing them to better discover hidden gems and how to approach and engage random subjects without disrupting their environment.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 13, 2020 10:00 am

The Urban Landscape for Teens (ages 12-18) with Kat Bawden (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Los Angeles is a massive, sprawling metropolis housing neighborhoods and communities of all shapes and sizes. In this class, students will take advantage of this melting pot of environments and turn their cameras on their neighborhoods in an effort to document their communities.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 6, 2020 10:00 am

Introduction to Portrait Photography for Teens (ages 12-18) with Kat Bawden (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 8, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 9, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 10, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This class is very hands-on, exploratory, and fun. Students will take many portrait photographs, turning the classroom into a professional photography studio, and taking field trips around Los Angeles to shoot at different sites.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 15, 2020 10:00 am

Basic Digital Photography for Teens (ages 15-18) with Amy Tierney (Online Learning – Summer)


  • June 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This week-long course for teens (ages 15-18) is designed to introduce students to the fundamental operations, techniques, and critical vocabulary of digital photography. Students will learn about the camera’s basic and advanced settings in an effort to make beautiful photographs, all while having fun.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 15, 2020 10:00 am

Basic Digital Photography for Teens (ages 12-14) with Julia Dean (Online Learning – Summer)


  • June 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 17, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 18, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This week-long course for teens (ages 12-14) is designed to introduce students to the fundamental operations, techniques, and critical vocabulary of digital photography. Students will learn about the camera’s basic and advanced settings in an effort to make beautiful photographs, all while having fun.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 22, 2020 10:00 am

Basic Digital Photography for Teens (ages 12-14) with Jasmine Lord (Online Learning – Summer)


  • June 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 24, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 25, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 26, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

This week-long course for teens (ages 12-14) is designed to introduce students to the fundamental operations, techniques, and critical vocabulary of digital photography. Students will learn about the camera’s basic and advanced settings in an effort to make beautiful photographs, all while having fun.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 16, 2020 6:00 pm

iPhone Photography with Hugh Kretschmer (Online Learning)


  • June 16, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 23, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • June 30, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • July 7, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This class will teach you how to realize your vision by making quality photographs with the iPhone. The class will entail getting started with your iPhone (basic tools) and move forward to image making and photo editing.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 22, 2020 10:30 am

Composition 101: A Course in Photographic Design for Teens (ages 12-18) with Kevin Weinstein (Distance Learning – Summer)


  • June 22, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 23, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 24, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 25, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • June 26, 2020
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This course, devoted entirely to composition and photographic design, will help you develop the way you see and pre-visualize your images so the tools and ingredients can help you achieve more compelling, meaningful images.

By Brandon Gannon |
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July 6, 2020 10:00 am

Intermediate Digital Photography for Teens (ages 12-18) with Jasmine Lord (Online Learning – Summer)


  • July 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 7, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 8, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 9, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • July 10, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this sequential class to “Basic Digital Photography for Teens,” students will receive reinforcement in the concepts from the previous class and push toward the next level of photographic expression.

By Brandon Gannon |
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2017 Summer Youth Program

Photo by Julia Dean   We are pleased to announce our 2017 Summer Classes for Teens! (ages 12-18) Our 2017 Summer Youth Program curriculum is posted online. Classes will start June 13 and run through August 11. Each class (with the exception of one) will run Monday – Friday, 10 am – 1 pm, and […]

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2016 Summer Youth Program

We are pleased to announce our 2016 Summer Youth Program for Teens! (ages 12-18) Our 2016 Summer Youth Program curriculum is now available for enrollment. Classes will start June 20 and run through August 5.? Each class will run Monday ? Friday, 10 am ? 1 pm, and will meet at the Los Angeles Center […]

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