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Group Interview for Work-Study Candidates – Aug 7

Thursday, August 7, 6-7:30 pm

Become a work-study and join the LACP family!

We will be holding a group interview for work-study candidates on Thursday, August 7, 6-7:30 pm in Hollywood at 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028. We are seeking individuals looking to assist with the administration of our photography workshops, classes, exhibits, events, and/or daily administrative tasks. Ideal candidates should be responsible and courteous, possess excellent customer service skills, basic understanding of photography fundamentals, Mac computer proficiency, ability to work with others, a desire/passion to learn, and enthusiasm for photography and the arts.

Work-studies will be responsible for assisting the day-to-day administration of the organization including data entry, office maintenance, supply and food purchases, delivery of course catalogs, and other light duties as assigned. In addition, work-studies are often called upon to lend support for the school’s numerous public events, gallery/exhibit openings, and various photography expos/trade shows. Work-studies appointed as course assistants will be responsible for overseeing select workshops and/or classes with duties such as setting up the classroom, assisting the instructor, helping students as necessary, loading images onto a Mac computer, opening and closing of the facility, and other tasks as assigned.

Work-studies are paid in credit at a rate of 20 credits/hour that can be used towards enrolling in a workshop. Further, work-studies appointed as course assistants will be permitted to take select workshops at no charge in trade for helping administer the class. Schedules can be flexible but candidates will be expected to commit to at least three hours per week for a minimum of three months.

Reserve your seat in the group interview by emailing info@lacphoto.org. We look forward to meeting you!

When: Thursday, August 7, 6-7:30 pm

Where: Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles , CA 90028

RSVP: info@lacphoto.org

Parking: Nearby lot and metered parking available.  Click here for parking map

The Los Angeles Times Photographer Series with Don Bartletti – Aug 5

Tuesday, August 5, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Don-Bartletti_BLOGJoin us on Tuesday, August 5, 7:30 pm as we celebrate our monthly event, “The Los Angeles Times Photographer Series.”  The evening welcomes Los Angeles Times photojournalist Don Bartletti.

(Previous guests have included Michael Robinson Chavez, Barbara Davidson, Al Schaben, Rick Loomis, Robert Gauthier, Francine Orr, Luis Sinco, Mel Melcon, Katie Falkenberg and Brian van der Brug.

Don Bartletti is a photojournalist based in San Diego County.   He’s been on the staff of the Los Angeles Times for the past 31 years.  Assignments have taken him to wars and social documentary investigations in 23 countries.   However the soul of his career has been his professional and personal commitment to the causes and consequences of migration between Latin America and the United States.

Bartletti was awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his 6-part photo essay titled, Enrique’s Journey – The Boy Left Behind.  Published in the Los Angeles Times, the images chronicle the experiences of Central American children riding freight trains through Mexico and their desperate attempts to flee poverty and find their parents in the United States.

His photographs about immigration have been published in dozens of books, scholarly papers and exhibited in museums throughout the United States and Mexico.  He’s been a guest lecturer and teacher at universities, high schools, civic organizations and photojournalism workshops in the U.S., Mexico and Central America.

Special thanks to the gracious support of ASMP Los Angeles
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When: Tuesday, August 5, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Where: Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles , CA 90028

Admission: FREE

Register: Click HERE to RSVP

Parking: Nearby lot and metered parking available.  Click here for parking map (PDF).

Photo by Don Bartletti

Portfolio Night and Book Show Off – Aug 1

Photo by Patty Lemke

Friday, August 1st, 7-9 pm

Please join us the evening of Friday, August 1st for “Portfolio Night and Book Show Off” featuring the work of LACP Members. Open to the general public.

What is Portfolio Night and Book Show Off?

Portfolio Night and Book Show Off is an opportunity for our supporting LACP Members to showcase their work and/or photo books, as well as a chance for the photography community to come together and support aspiring artists. The evening is very casual, with attendees viewing the participants’ work and offering feedback and constructive criticism. Wine and snacks will be provided throughout the evening

Who should attend?

The event is open to the general public, but only LACP Members can show work.

We look forward to seeing you!

When: Friday, August 1, 7-9 pm

Where: Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles , CA 90028

Admission: FREE.

Parking: Nearby lot and metered parking available.  Click here for parking map (PDF).

Photo by Patty Lemke

 

An Evening with Nevada Wier – July 24

Thursday, July 24th, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Portrait of Nevada Wier taken in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Nevada Wier

Nevada Wier (www.nevadawier.com) is a multiple award-winning photographer specializing in documenting the remote corners and cultures of the world. Nevada’s journeys have taken her throughout the deserts, mountains, and urban jungles of the globe. She has been published in numerous national and international publications, including: National Geographic, Geo, National Geographic Adventure, Islands, Outdoor Photographer, Outside, and Smithsonian. Getty, Corbis, and Blend represent her stock photography. Her fine-art photography is shown at the Verve Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. Nevada’s books include are The Land of Nine Dragons – Vietnam Today (Abbeville Press), winner of the Lowell Thomas Best Travel Book of 1992 award, and Adventure Travel Photography (Amphoto). She is currently working on a new book, A Nomadic Vision (publication TBA) and Myanmar: Lost in Time (publication TBA). Nevada is a well-known keynote speaker and workshop and seminar instructor. She is a Fellow of The Explorer’s Club and a member of the Women’s Geographic Society.

This is a free event for LACP Members. Non-member entry fee is $10, payable in-advance or at-the-door. (You can also sign up for Membership at the door.)

When: Thursday, July 24, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Where: Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles , CA 90028

Admission: FREE for LACP Members – RSVP to info@lacphoto.org

Buy a Ticket: $10 for Non-Members.  Click here to purchase in-advance.  Also payable at-the-door (check and cash only)

Parking: Nearby lot and metered parking available.  Click here for parking map (PDF).

An Evening and Book Signing with Marissa Roth – July 14

Monday, July 14th, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

 

About Marissa Roth

Marissa-Roth_BLOGMarissa Roth (www.marissarothphotography.com) has worked as a freelance photojournalist and documentary photographer since 1981. Born and raised in Los Angeles and a graduate of UCLA, Roth was part of the Los Angeles Times photography staff that won a Pulitzer Prize for “Best Spot News Coverage” for the 1992 Los Angeles Riots. Her first solo book, Burning Heart, A Portrait of the Philippines, was published in 1999 and represents ten years of photography in the archipelago. In 2000, she completed a documentary photography project commissioned by the Los Angeles Public Library entitled “Inside/Out: Downtown Los Angeles”. Her second book, Real City, Downtown Los Angeles Inside/Out, was published in August, 2001, incorporating many of the images from the Library project. In June, 2005, Roth was commissioned by The Museum of Tolerance/Simon Wiesenthal Center to photograph all of the Holocaust survivors who volunteer there. These images are on permanent exhibition at the museum. Currently, Marissa is working on a long-term personal project entitled “One Person Crying: Women and War” that addresses the immediate and lingering impact of war on women in different countries and cultures around the world.

About her book “Infinite Light: A Photographic Meditation on Tibet”

“This book is my love letter to Tibet,” states Marissa Roth. “It is the reflection of my inner and outer journeys to this land and a very personal impressionistic view of what it feels like to be in Tibet. It is also a social and political statement and another cry for awareness about what is being irrevocably lost. I chose to photograph this project with the last of the Kodachrome film. I knew that the deep reds of the monasteries and monks’ and nuns’ robes would sing with this medium, but that the subtle colors of the stones and landscape would be tonally quiet. And, this film rendered the truest photographic black. It is this contradiction and duality that I continually search for and respond to visually, as I believe that they are the seen metaphors for all that exists.”

This is a free event for LACP Members. Non-member entry fee is $10, payable in-advance or at-the-door. (You can also sign up for Membership at the door.)

When: Monday, July 14, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Where: Los Angeles Center of Photography, 1515 Wilcox Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028

Admission: FREE for LACP Members – RSVP to info@lacphoto.org

Buy a Ticket: $10 for Non-Members.  Click here to purchase in-advance.  Also payable at-the-door (check and cash only)

Parking: Nearby lot and metered parking available.  Click here for parking map (PDF).

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Grand Opening & First Members’ Exhibition – July 12

You are cordially invited to attend the grand opening & First Annual Members’ Exhibition for the Los Angeles Center of Photography – a new nonprofit photo center in Hollywood!

Photo by Jonas Yip

After 14 successful years in the Los Angeles community, the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) proudly announces the grand opening of their new facility in Hollywood at 1515 N. Wilcox Avenue, on the corner of Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, CA.  The event will attract photographers, industry luminaries as well as past, present and future students and illustrious faculty of the LACP (formerly The Julia Dean Photo Workshops).

“Transforming into a nonprofit will allow us to fully realize our vision as a true center of photography and will enable LACP to create even more opportunities to benefit aspiring, emerging and professional photographers in Los Angeles,” stated Julia Dean, executive director of LACP.

The evening also marks the organization’s First Annual Members’ Exhibtion. The 49-piece exhibition represents the work of 49 different photographers, all members of LACP. Paul Kopeikin of the Kopeikin Gallery curated the exhibit, selecting the chosen work from over 800 images submitted by 147 LACP members.

“I was glad to jury the first LACP members’ exhibition which gives me an opportunity to support all that Julia has done for the photography community in my hometown,” stated Paul Kopeikin. “I was surprised by the amount as well as the variety of imagery submitted and feel this well represents the LACP community. My hope is that it will encourage others to join the organization and get their work ready for next year’s exhibition.”

When

Saturday, July 12, 7 – 11 pm

Where

1515 Wilcox Ave. (at the corner of Sunset Blvd.)
Los Angeles, CA 90028

What to expect

  • First Annual Members’ Exhibition featuring 49 images by LACP members
  • Music, food, cocktails
  • Celebration of our new space!

Open to the public

Click HERE for Press Release #1

Click HERE for Press Release #2

Click HERE for Invitation (Front)

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An Evening with George DeWolfe – June 12

Thursday, June 12th, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

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George DeWolfe (www.georgedewolfe.com) has been a photographer since 1964. He studied with Ansel Adams and Minor White in the 1970’s and holds an MFA in Photography from the Rochester Institute of Technology. George has published widely, most notably At Home In The Wild, on New Hampshire’s White Mountains edited by David Brower, George DeWolfe’s Digital Photography Fine Print Workshop  and B&W Printing have received wide acclaim. He has had fifty one-man exhibitions, is in several permanent collections, is currently a consultant to Epson, Adobe, Hahnemühle, X-rite, and Nik and was one of the original 15 photographers on the Adobe Lightroom team. He teaches The Digital Fine Print Workshop, B&W Master Print, and Contemplative Photography throughout the United States. His most recent book, B&W Printing, details the creation of a B&W Masterpiece. He developed Optipix and PercepTool, Adobe Photoshop plug-ins. His most recent honor was Award for Artistic Excellence presented by The National Park Service. George has photographed for many environmental organizations over the past 40 years: Appalachian Mountain Club, Sierra Club, Friends of the Earth, Mass Audubon, National Park Service, and Friends of Acadia.

George’s passions are teaching visual and digital photography skills and photographing the mysteries of the world. He combines the structure of ancient Chinese landscape painting with the structure of Western landscape genres to achieve his mysterious style. He plays the 5-String Bluegrass banjo.

This is a free event for LACP Members. Non-member entry fee is $10, payable in-advance or at-the-door. (You can also sign up for Membership at the door.)

When: Thursday, June 12, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Where: Los Angeles Center of Photography (Formerly The Julia Dean Photo Workshops), 755 Seward St, Los Angeles , CA 90038

Admission: FREE for LACP Members – RSVP to info@lacphoto.org

Buy a Ticket: $10 for Non-Members.  Click here to purchase in-advance.  Also payable at-the-door (check and cash only)

Parking: Street

SAVE 10% on Summer/Fall 2014 Workshops!

Early Bird Sale!  SAVE 10%!!!

Receive a 10% discount on most new Summer/Fall 2014 (July – December) classes and workshops if you register early!!

(Certain restrictions apply. Youth Program Classes [formerly discounted] and Travel workshops excluded.)

Save 10% on class tuition on or before June 20th

Download or view your copy today!

View Our Summer/Fall 2014 Catalog Online! (E-Zine)

Simply click the “Click to Read” button below and flip through as you would a magazine. Highlighted links will take you directly to any workshop of your choosing!

Download the Summer/Fall 2014 Catalog (9 MB PDF)

Our Summer/Fall 2014 Catalog is also available as an Adobe Acrobat PDF for download. Click the cover image below and enjoy!

Photo by Susan Vasconcelos

NEW Summer/Fall 2014 Catalog Online!

It’s HERE!! Our NEW Summer/Fall 2014 Catalog is Online!!

As usual, we an “Early Bird” sale:
•    Save 10% on most Summer/Fall 2014 workshops by June 20th

(Summer/Fall is defined as classes and workshops offered between July and December. Certain restrictions apply for sale. Youth Program Classes [formerly discounted] and Travel workshops excluded.)

Congratulations to LACP charter member Susan Vasconcelos for this season’s cover image, “Head of the Class”

Download or view your copy today!

View Our Summer/Fall 2014 Catalog Online! (E-Zine)

Simply click the “Click to Read” button below and flip through as you would a magazine. Highlighted links will take you directly to any workshop of your choosing!

Download the Summer/Fall 2014 Catalog (9 MB PDF)

Our Summer/Fall 2014 Catalog is also available as an Adobe Acrobat PDF for download. Click the cover image below and enjoy!

Photo by Susan Vasconcelos

Save 25% on Summer/Fall 2014 “Special Guests!” EXPIRED

We have a ONE TIME “Early Bird” SALE going on for four “Special Guests” in our upcoming Summer/Fall 2014 season.  Check out workshops with Nevada Wier, Henry Horenstein, Jeff Jacobson and Sean Kernan.

EXPIRED

Digital Infrared with Nevada Wier
July 25-27

Sale Price:  $656
SAVE:  $219

© Nevada Wier

 

Developing Your Personal Vision with Henry Horenstein
September 12-14

Sale Price:  $731
SAVE:  $244

© Henry Horenstein

 

Where Do You Stand? with Jeff Jacobson
October 22-26

Sale Price:  $896
SAVE:  $299

© Jeff Jacobson

 

Creativity and The Full Portrait with Sean Kernan
November 21-23

Sale Price:  $706
SAVE:  $219


© Sean Kernan

The Los Angeles Times Photographer Series with Brian van der Brug – June 3

Tuesday, June 3, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Join us on Tuesday, June 3, 7:30 pm as we celebrate the tenth installment of a new monthly event, “The Los Angeles Times Photographer Series.”  The evening welcomes Los Angeles Times photojournalist Brian van der Brug.

(Previous guests have included Michael Robinson Chavez, Barbara Davidson, Al Schaben, Rick Loomis, Robert Gauthier, Francine Orr, Luis Sinco, Mel Melcon, and Katie Falkenberg.

Brian van der Brug was born in downtown Los Angeles and raised in the city’s suburbs.
In his early 20s he discovered photojournalism and was hooked. He studied journalism and history at Cal State Long Beach, graduating in 1989, and has been a staff photographer at the Los Angeles Times since 1997. Van der Brug’s photographic reportage has taken him to dozens of states and countries on five continents. He enjoys any assignment that takes him somewhere he has not been, or allows him to meet people he never would have met.Photojournalism is his entrée behind the scenes. With his camera he is able to take readers to places they would not get to go, to see stories they would not have seen.

His work has been honored by the National Press Photographers Association, Pictures of the Year International, the Scripps Howard Foundation and the American Society of Newspaper Editors. He was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza.

Van der Brug lives in West Hills with his wife, Jill Connelly, and their two children. When working or not working, he enjoys anything in the outdoors, with backpacking and skiing in the Sierra Nevada at the top of his list.

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Special thanks to the gracious support of ASMP Los Angeles
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When: Tuesday, June 3, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Where: Los Angeles Center of Photography (Formerly The Julia Dean Photo Workshops), 755 Seward St, Los Angeles , CA 90038

Admission: FREE

Register: Click HERE to RSVP

Parking: Street

Photo by Brian van der Brug

Leica S-System Demonstration with Andrew Southam – Oct 15

LACP and Leica invites you to join, as Andrew Southam demonstrates professional lighting and shooting techniques using the Leica S-System.

Andrew Southam (www.andrewsoutham.com) is an Australian fashion and portrait photographer and director. He has lived and worked in New York, London and Milan. He began his career doing photography for the Sydney Theatre Company and the Australian National Ballet. His work has been published in Australian, English, Italian and American Vogue, as well as American and French Elle, and his portraits have been exhibited in the Australian National Portrait Gallery. Andrew has recently hosted a discussion presenting 100 Helmut Newton photographs with Newton’s wife June.  He also conducted an evening discussing the work of 10 legendary photographers called “The Singular Vision.”  On the upcoming workshop Andrew has said, “I have never recovered from seeing photographs by Newton, Avedon, or Penn for the first time. I hope to impart something of that joy to anyone who takes the class.” Andrew currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.

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Special thanks to the gracious support of Leica

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When: Wednesday, October 15, 6-8 pm

Where: Leica Store LA, 8783 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90048

Admission: $25 (Must pay in advance.  At-the-door admission not accepted.)

Register: Click HERE to Register

Parking: Lot and street

Photo by Andrew Southam

 

2014 Summer Photography Classes for Teens! (ages 12-18)

Photo by Jasmine Lord

We are thrilled to announce our 2014 Summer Youth Program in Photography!  The program starts July 7th and runs through August 16th, 2014.

There are many classes to chooses from, including eight one-week (Monday – Friday) workshops, two weekend workshops, and three “Weekends in the City” excursions.  Select from classes such as Basic Digital Photography, Street Shooting Los Angeles, Visual Storytelling Through Portraiture, Fashion Fun, The Urban Landscape, Preparing the Photographic Portfolio, Beginning Photoshop, Toy Cameras and more! It’s all here for your teen!

One-week (five-day) classes

Basic Digital Photography for Teens (ages 12-14) with Jasmine Lord
Monday – Friday, July 7-11, 10 am – 1 pm

Basic Digital Photography for Teens (ages 15-18) with Kawai Matthews
Monday – Friday, July 7-11, 10 am – 1 pm

Street Shooting in Los Angeles for Teens with Julia Dean
Monday – Friday, July 14-18, 10 am – 1 pm

Visual Storytelling Through Portraiture for Teens with Suzanne Goldish
Monday – Friday, July 14-18, 10 am – 1 pm

Fashion Fun for Teens with Kawai Matthews
Monday – Friday, July 21-25, 10 am – 1 pm

The Urban Landscape for Teens with Lee Corkett
Monday – Friday, July 21-25, 10 am – 1 pm

The Art of Photographic Capture for Teens with Lee Corkett
Monday – Friday, July 28 – August 1, 10 am – 1 pm

Weekend (two-day) classes

Beginning Photoshop for Teens with Maria Perkovic
Saturday and Sunday, July 12-13, 10 am – 1 pm

Having Fun with Toy Cameras for Teens with Jasmine Lord
Saturday and Sunday, August 9-10, 10 am – 1 pm

Weekends in the City for Teens (three sessions)

Venice Beach with Lee Corkett
Saturday, July 12, 10 am – 12 pm; Sunday, July 13, 10 am- 1 pm; Saturday, July 19, 10 am – 12 noon

Hollywood with Suzanne Goldish
Saturday, July 26, 10 am – 12 pm; Sunday, July 27, 10 am- 1 pm; Saturday, August 2, 10 am – 12 noon

Santa Monica Pier with Lee Corett
Saturday, August 9, 10 am – 12 pm; Sunday, August 10, 10 am- 1 pm; Saturday, August 16, 10 am – 12 noon

 

An Evening with Phil Borges – April 3

Thursday, April 3, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

For over 25 years Phil Borges (www.philborges.com) has been visiting and documenting indigenous and tribal cultures around the world. His work has been collected and exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide and his award winning books have been published in four languages. His most recent book Tibet: Culture on the Edge focuses on the effects of rapid development and climate change on the Tibetan Plateau and the Tibetan people.

His project Stirring the Fire focuses on the empowerment and changing role of women in cultures around the world.  An exhibition, film and accompanying book introduces some of the extraordinary women who are breaking through gender barriers and conventions in order to enhance their well being and the well being of their communities.

Phil has hosted three television documentaries for Discovery and National Geographic as a part of a series that investigates indigenous cultures that still maintain a spiritual dialogue with the natural world.  His current project Inner Worlds explores these cultures and their shamans in order to understand what their cosmology has to offer us in the ‘developed’ world.

Phil teaches and lectures internationally and is co-founder of Blue Earth Alliance, a non-profit organization that sponsors photographic projects focusing on endangered cultures and threatened environments. In 2003 Phil was honored with the Lucie Humanitarian Award at the 1st Annual International Photography Awards.  In 2007 he was named by American Photo magazine as one of “10 photographers that inspire us.”

This is a free event for LACP Members. Non-member entry fee is $20, payable in-advance or at-the-door. (You can also sign up for Membership at the door.)

When: Thursday, April 3, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Where: Los Angeles Center of Photography (Formerly The Julia Dean Photo Workshops), 755 Seward St, Los Angeles , CA 90038

Admission: FREE for LACP Members – RSVP to info@lacphoto.org

Buy a Ticket: $20 for Non-Members.  Click here to purchase in-advance.  Also payable at-the-door (check and cash only)

Parking: Street

Photo by Phil Borges