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March 2015 Photo Lecture Series

March 2015 Photo Lecture Series

Next Lecture: May 14, 2015, 6:30–8 p.m. Photographers: Briana shewan, Jasper Rubin, Ryan Legaspi Upcoming Lecture: (4/9 no lecture, Spencer Brown’s exhibit opening), 5/14, 6/11 Location: Harvey Milk Photo Center, Exhibit Room, 50 Scott St (at Duboce), San Francisco (415) 554-9522 Free and open to the public....
Imogen Cunningham, Paris in the Sixties, 1/17–2/28

Imogen Cunningham, Paris in the Sixties, 1/17–2/28

Exhibit: Imogen Cunningham Photography, Paris in the Sixties – Paris dans les années soixante;  Christopher Rauschenberg – Paris Changing: Revisiting Eugène Atget’s Paris; Judy Dater, Images of Imogen Cunningham Exhibit Curators: Dave Christensen, Director, Harvey Milk Photo Center and Jane Reed, Photography Curator...
Transformations: YPTMTC's 30th Anniversary, 1/15–2/27

Transformations: YPTMTC’s 30th Anniversary, 1/15–2/27

Exhibit: Transformations: YPTMTC Young People’s Teen Musical Theatre Company’s 30th Annversary Exhibit Curators: Dave Christensen, Director, Harvey Milk Photo Center and Nicola  Bosco-Alvarez, YPTMTC Director Opening Reception: Thursday, January 15, 2015 – 5-7 pm  Dates: January 15 – February 27 Location: McLaren Lodge, 501 Stanyan St. SF,...
Winter registration is ongoing, click here for a full schedule!

Winter registration is ongoing, click here for a full schedule!

Fall Registration starts Saturday, August 2nd at 10 a.m.! There are one day workshops and ongoing four/five week classes throughout the season.  Please view or download a PDF of the schedule of classes, and or register soon at sfreconline.org. Cover photo credit: Spencer Brown
February 2015 Photo Lecture Series

February 2015 Photo Lecture Series

Next Lecture: February 12, 2015, 6:30–8 p.m. Photographers: TBA Upcoming Lecture:   3/12, 4/9 Location: Harvey Milk Photo Center, Exhibit Room, 50 Scott St (at Duboce), San Francisco (415) 554-9522 Free and open to the public. Mark your calendars for our monthly photo series showcasing...
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3/7–3/14: Great Creative Portraiture — Hands-on

3/7–3/14: Great Creative Portraiture — Hands-on

Learn the creative tools and techniques that can be applied to fine art and client based portraiture, as well as your own personal work! This hands-on class explores the art of photographing people with instruction in lighting and camera technique. Create great photos of your friends and family! Taught by a local full-time professional photographer....

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Photographer Joe Blum Featured on CBS News

Photographer Joe Blum Featured on CBS News

CBS Morning News did a profile of photographer Joe Blum and his work documenting the construction of the Bay Bridge. Check Blum’s exhibit, A View from the Bridge, at the Photo Center through October 6.

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In the Moment Photo Exhibit, 7/12–9/6

In the Moment Photo Exhibit, 7/12–9/6

In the Moment Photo Exhibit: Capturing Daily Urban Life Dates: July 12–September 6, 2013 Opening Reception: July 12, 2013, 6–9 p.m. Location: Harvey Milk Photo Center, 50 Scott St (at Duboce), (415) 554-9522 Viewing hours: Tuesday–Thursday, 4–9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. For In the Moment… photographers were asked to capture the singular, decisive moments in...

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February 2015 Photo Lecture Series

February 2015 Photo Lecture Series

Next Lecture: February 12, 2015, 6:30–8 p.m. Photographers: Ed Brownson, John Longyear, Moira McDonald More work from Ed Brownson Upcoming Lecture:   3/12, (4/9 no lecture, Spencer Brown’s exhibit opening), 5/14, 6/11 Location: Harvey Milk Photo Center, Exhibit Room, 50 Scott St (at Duboce), San Francisco (415) 554-9522 Free and open to the public. Mark your calendars for our monthly photo series...

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Costal, 3/14 – 4/10

Costal, 3/14 – 4/10

Exhibit: Coastal, Photography by the 81 Bees Photo Collective Exhibit Curators: Dave Christensen, Director, Harvey Milk Photo Center Opening Reception: Saturday, March 14, 1–4:30 p.m., 2015 Dates: March 14–April 10, 2015 Location: McLaren Lodge, 501 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 (415) 831-2700 Viewing hours: Modnay-Friday, 9 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Student Tours: Contact Dave Christensen, Director dave.christensen@sfgov.org Coastal, Photography Exhibit The Harvey...

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Suki Hill,  1/6 – 1/30

Suki Hill, 1/6 – 1/30

Exhibit: Suki Hill Photography – Vintage Black and White Photography of the 1960’s Exhibit Curators: Dave Christensen, Director, Harvey Milk Photo Center Abby Hill, Curator and Robert Kilby, Mill Valley Art Commissioner  Opening Reception: Tuesday, January 6, 6–8 p.m. Dates: January 6 – January 30 Locations: Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto Viewing hours: M–F, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Suki Hill: Photography Exhibit June...

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Fred Lyon Photographer, Book Signing and Film Screening, Dec 6, 1–3 p.m.

Fred Lyon Photographer, Book Signing and Film Screening, Dec 6, 1–3 p.m.

Due to popular demand we will have a special second book signing for photographer, Fred Lyon.  Don’t miss this rare opportunity to meet Fred Lyon and pick up a personalized copy of his new book and view his documentary which has just been released! Book Signing: Sat., Dec 6th. 1-3pm, with Film Screening: Living Through the Lens, 1:30pm-2:30pm www.fredlyonsanfrancisco.com www.fredlyon.com...

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Nature in the City - Glen Park Canyon

Nature in the City – Glen Park Canyon

Spend Saturday afternoon capturing nature at its finest in the middle of San Francisco’s wildest and most beautiful park. This wonderful canyon offers many geological formations, coyotes, owls and hawks as well as colorful vegetation, which we will photograph during the rich afternoon light of October. We’ll try out several techniques such as backlighting vs....

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2/28–3/7: The Amazing Ferry Building

2/28–3/7: The Amazing Ferry Building

Inside and out, this structure draws people from all over – for its architecture, boutique shops, eateries and farmers’ market, waterfront views and dramatic plays of light. The class will take a new approach to photographing the life and activity around this landmark. Each student will stake a claim to one small niche inside or...

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2/28: Food Photography Workshop

2/28: Food Photography Workshop

Are you tired of taking mediocre snapshots of your favorite recipes? Wondering how to create magazine quality images of your own culinary creations? In this workshop you will learn how to produce professional quality food images by applying design techniques and a variety of studio lighting methods. Have fun and explore how to creatively compose your...

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New! 3/2–3/9: Street Photography Workshop - Castro

New! 3/2–3/9: Street Photography Workshop – Castro

The ultimate destination for an intermediate student who’s looking into exploring fast-paced street life alongside a professional photographer. During the first class we’ll cover some tips and tricks, shoot (photograph) innocent bystanders and try to gain access into interesting places. The second class will be spent on peer review and discussions. This is class will...

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3/2–3/9: Secrets of iPhone Photography 2

3/2–3/9: Secrets of iPhone Photography 2

Learn how to create well-composed images. We will focus on composition and advanced techniques for shooting and processing. Learn street photography techniques, creating portraits, and app stacking to create multi-layered works. Students will be given weekly assignments to challenge their skills. Class will include peer critiques, and a photo walk with the instructor on hand...

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3/4–3/11: Easy Lighting Tips from a Pro

3/4–3/11: Easy Lighting Tips from a Pro

Learn the Pro’s tips and tricks for portraits, event and basic product photography. Students will learn and practice how to capture professional quality light in their images using affordable flash units, continuous lighting equipment and natural light. Please bring cameras and flash units to class. Please Note: This course is for Digital and film DSLR...

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3/14: DSLR Boot Camp

3/14: DSLR Boot Camp

Struggling with your DSLR? Learn the basics in an intense one-day workshop. Perfect for students who want a crash course packed into one day. Instruction will provide a better understanding of camera functions and focus on shooting in manual mode. A DSLR camera is required to take this course. All students must bring their camera,...

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Fred Lyon Photography Exhibit, 11/8–1/10

Fred Lyon Photography Exhibit, 11/8–1/10

  Exhibit: Fred Lyon Photography Exhibit Curators: David J Christensen, Director, Harvey Milk Photo Center Second Book Signing: Sat., Dec 6th. 1-3pm, with Film Screening: Living Through the Lens, 1:30pm-2:30pm Opening Reception: Saturday, November 8, 1–4p.m. Dates: November 8 – January 10 Locations: Harvey Milk Photo Center, 50 Scott St. Viewing hours: Tues-Thursday, 4-8 p.m., Sat & Sunday noon–4:30 p.m. * Exhibit gallery will be closed Wednesday, November...

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November 2014 Photo Lecture Series

November 2014 Photo Lecture Series

Next Lecture: October 9, 2014, 6:30–8 p.m. Photographers: Lenny Pevzner, George Clapper, Eugene Loch Upcoming Lecture:   11/13 Location: Harvey Milk Photo Center, Exhibit Room, 50 Scott St (at Duboce), San Francisco (415) 554-9522 Free and open to the public. More work from Eugene Loch   Mark your calendars for our monthly photo series showcasing three local photographer’s work in...

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