Online Learning

March 18, 2023 9:00 am

The LA River Photo Adventure with Peter Bennett (Hybrid Learning – Two Sessions)


  • March 18, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 21, 2023
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join photographer Peter Bennett as he takes you along an incredible, picturesque journey along the LA river. Attendees will meet in the Glendale Narrows region, one of the few places on the river that has an unpaved riverbed making it a wildlife refuge for all types of birds & animals in the mist of a concrete jungle.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 21, 2023 5:00 pm

An Evening With, 2023: Featuring Carell Augustus – Feb 21


  • February 21, 2023
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This ongoing series will feature slideshow presentations and conversations from notable guests in the visual arts aimed to enrich, educate and inspire. A moderator will be able to facilitate discussion.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 1, 2023 10:00 am

A Tread Through Projects and Ideas with Rodrigo Valenzuela (Webinar)


  • April 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Rodrigo Valenzuela, 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship recipient and Associate Professor and Head of the Photography Department at UCLA, for a webinar on exploring personal projects. Rodrigo will present how he treads ideas and material among each project and reveal the details of his research and material experimentation.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 29, 2023 10:00 am

Exploring the Art of Collage with Sarah Hadley (Webinar)


  • April 29, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

If you have ever wanted to create collages or are interested in discovering new techniques for combining images, Sarah Hadley will show you ways to enhance your personal projects by collage. In this webinar, Hadley will discuss a variety of methods employed by both historic and contemporary artists.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 11, 2023 10:00 am

Refining Your Work with Mark Steinmetz (Webinar)


  • March 11, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join Athens, Georgia-based photographer Mark Steinmetz in this new webinar designed to challenge and grow yourself as a photographer.  No matter where you are in the creative process, Mark will provide insight, advice, and encouragement to help you get more serious about your personal work.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 6, 2023 10:00 am

The Documentary Photography Narrative: Creating and Publishing a Project with Ken Light (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 6, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 13, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 20, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 27, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 4, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 11, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Through image making, critique, historical overview, and editing, this workshop will explore how to tell visual stories and form a cohesive narrative body of work that can be published.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 30, 2023 9:00 am

Keeping the Channels Open: Infusing Your Practice with Mindfulness with Joanne Dugan (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • May 30, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 13, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 20, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 27, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

In this new class you will use mindfulness techniques and intimate class discussions to bring the focus back to yourself, what you truly want to do with your precious creative time and to answer the question: “What should I be doing next?”

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 3, 2023 9:00 am

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


  • March 3, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 10, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 17, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 24, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 31, 2023
    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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April 17, 2023 10:00 am

Cyanotype: Wet and Traditional with Jill Enfield (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • April 17, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • April 24, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 8, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 15, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 22, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We will start with learning how to make digital negatives and move on to making cyanotypes on watercolor paper or fabric. We will also explore working with photogram materials to use with wet cyanotypes and then toning. Discussions will be on best images, paper, fabrics, and differences in chemical dilutions as well as toners.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 4, 2023 9:00 am

Meet-Up in LA: Photographing the City of Angels with Peter Bennett (Hybrid Learning – Two Sessions)


  • March 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • March 7, 2023
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this meet-up class, students will take advantage of the melting pot that is Los Angeles and participate in a journey to photograph the City of Angels.

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June 10, 2023 9:00 am

Meet-Up in LA: Photographing the City of Angels with Peter Bennett (Hybrid Learning – Two Sessions)


  • June 10, 2023
    9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • June 13, 2023
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In this meet-up class, students will take advantage of the melting pot that is Los Angeles and participate in a journey to photograph the City of Angels.

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June 17, 2023 10:00 am

Photography NFTs: Finding Your Audience with Rainer Hosch (Webinar)


  • June 17, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Get step-by-step instructions to build your social media presence across the top social networks.?Join?Janis McGavin, as she?provides proven tactics and strategies to grow your brand and build your profile.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 3, 2023 10:00 am

Social Media 101: A Guide for Artists with Janis McGavin (Webinar)


  • June 3, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Get step-by-step instructions to build your social media presence across the top social networks. Join Janis McGavin, as she. provides proven tactics and strategies to grow your brand and build your profile.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 18, 2023 9:00 am

Hand Coloring Black and White Photographs with Laurie Klein (Online Learning – Four Sessions) – Feb 18


  • February 18, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 25, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 4, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 11, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hand coloring a black and white photograph is an art form all by itself. This online class introduces you to the history, aesthetics and technical aspects of hand coloring as well as the many techniques for shooting and finishing images printed in the digital era.

By Brandon Gannon |
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April 4, 2023 12:00 pm

Basic Photography with Rollence Patugan (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • April 4, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • April 6, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • April 11, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • April 13, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • April 18, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • April 20, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • April 25, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • April 27, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • May 2, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • May 4, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • May 9, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • May 11, 2023
    12:00 pm - 1:30 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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January 24, 2023 3:00 pm

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop with Josh Withers (Online Learning – 12 Sessions)


  • February 7, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 9, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 14, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 16, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 21, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 23, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • February 28, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • March 2, 2023
    3:00 pm - 4:30 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 2, 2023 10:00 am

A Peek Behind the Curtain: What Collectors Look For and How to Find a Gallery with Alice Zimet (Online Learning – Five Sessions)


  • March 2, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 9, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 16, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 23, 2023
    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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January 17, 2023 9:00 am

The Creative Portrait with Rania Matar (Online Learning – Five Sessions) – Jan 17


  • February 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • February 14, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am

In this workshop, we discuss all the elements of what makes a good portrait and delve into the process of working with people.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 4, 2023 10:00 am

The Well-Realized Book with Christian Patterson (Hybrid Online Learning and In-Person – Four Sessions)


  • May 4, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 5, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 6, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • May 7, 2023
    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography welcomes special guest artist Christian Patterson for a hybrid, longer-form workshop experience, including four days of in-person instruction and two subsequent online sessions. 
  
This workshop is best suited to photographers with a complete or nearly complete body of work that they hope to publish. It will focus on the meeting of photography, concept, narrative, and the book form, and combining these elements effectively to produce a well-realized book.

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 18, 2023 10:00 am

Standing with Nature: Personal Vision as a Public Commitment with Arno Rafael Minkkinen (Webinar)


  • February 18, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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May 17, 2023 7:00 pm

Basic Photography with Rebecca Truszkowski (In-Person Learning – Six Sessions)


  • May 17, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 24, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • May 31, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 7, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 14, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • June 21, 2023
    7:00 pm - 10:00 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.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 17, 2023 10:00 am

Introduction to Canon Media Configuration Tool 1.7.0 (Mac version) with Eric Joseph


  • May 17, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Owning a Canon image Prograf Pro Series Printer affords one the unique ability to take control over your Media Type Files and customize them for more streamlined printing workflow. ?The core of the Canon Media Configuration Tool is the AM1X file which is a proprietary Canon file containing Media Type and ICC profile information

By Brandon Gannon |
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February 21, 2023 9:00 am

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


  • February 21, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • February 28, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 7, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 14, 2023
    9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • March 21, 2023
    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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January 24, 2023 10:00 am

Creating Your Own Photo Zine with Jeff Phillips (Online Learning – Three Sessions)


  • February 7, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this comprehensive course, creators at all skill levels will learn to design, construct, and publish a photo zine, while having a lot of fun during the process.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 6, 2023 9:00 am

Taking Control of Your Lightroom Catalog with Peter Bennett (Online Learning – One Session)


  • May 6, 2023
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This three-hour class offers tips, fixes, and settings to make your Lightroom life easier and more manageable.

By Brandon Gannon |
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March 4, 2023 10:00 am

Publishing Your Photobook with Harvey Stein (Webinar)


  • March 4, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this webinar, Harvey Stein will demystify the process, explaining how to find a publisher and what to do when they say yes to your project. Whether you have a vague idea or a developed body of work to support your book, this discussion should help you to understand how to proceed.

By Brandon Gannon |
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May 13, 2023 10:00 am

Now What? Creative Solutions for Mid-Career Photographers with Aline Smithson (Webinar)


  • May 13, 2023
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

You’ve entered shows, perhaps you’ve attended a portfolio review, but you are treading water and your career is not moving forward. Aline will suggest ideas for rethinking this journey, putting you in the driver’s seat to keep the momentum going.

By Brandon Gannon |
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June 14, 2023 10:00 am

Introduction to Epson Print Layout: Updated for Version 1.5.8 with Eric Joseph


  • June 14, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class will cover the basic operation of the Epson Print Layout Software for Epson users as well as an introduction to the newly announced Epson SureColor® P700 & P900 desktop printers that are replacing the previously available Epson SureColor® P600 and P800 printers.

By Brandon Gannon |
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January 25, 2023 10:00 am

Landscaped: Topographies of Desire, Trauma and Resilience with Morgain Bailey (Online Learning – Six Sessions)


  • February 8, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 15, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • February 22, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • March 1, 2023
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This new workshop supports photographers who seek to develop new and ongoing projects that investigate and explore landscape photography through a poetic documentary lens.

By Brandon Gannon |
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November 15, 2022 5:00 pm

Photography, History and Ideas with Robert Hirsch – Nov 15

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  • Photography, History and Ideas
    November 15, 2022
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce a new online series of events called Photography, History and Ideas. The series seeks to examine powerful and profound image-making that have impacted our world and changed our lives.

By Brandon Gannon |
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