Hidden Chinatown


Discover new hidden gems amongst an iconic destination and historic neighborhood in San Francisco, filled with mystery and intrigue , which has been a deep resource for movies and books for ages. This night workshop steps far beyond the ordinary and takes you into the hidden nightscape of Chinatown.In the classroom portion of the workshop, we investigate historic reference points of these oft-photographed location, and discuss technical considerations related to photographing the specific location at night. Following a brief lecture, we will travel to the location for some twilight work, and continue to photograph into the dark of night. *

*Pre-requisite/equipment: Students must be familiar with manual controls on their cameras. DSLR or Film SLR cameras, Mirrorless cameras. Bring tripod, Flashlight, remote control or cable release. Will meet at Photo Center first, then go to our location.

*Instructor will email added info prior to meeting.

Dates: Thur, April 26, 2018

Times: 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Fee: $65.00

Location: Off-Site

*Last day to register is one week prior to the start of class.

Tim Baskerville

Tim Baskerville




Wet Plate Collodion Photography Workshop

Wet Plate Collodion Photography Workshop Description: This 2-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. Participants will use large format...

What Makes A Successful Image?

What Makes a Successful Image? Description: This is an introductory course to photography where students will learn about historical and contemporary photographs and practices. Time will be spent discussing the various elements that make up a photograph including the...

The Art of Storytelling

The Art of Storytelling Description: This is a hands-on Photography class that explores the possibilities of visual narrative as a way to find your own voice in relation to the art making process. This course will help you develop creative skills and will enable you...

Sultry Sutro Baths

Sultry Sutro Baths Description: Elevate your photo skills with both technical and artistic approaches that go beyond tourist snapshots and selfies. We'll cover several techniques like composition, depth of field, panning, movement blur, over-exposure. And as we shoot,...

Street Photo Educational Walk

Street Photography Educational Walk Description: Hit the streets of San Francisco, with a veteran street photographer. Over the course of the day, we will discuss the craft of capturing candid urban moments, using strangers, streets and buildings to build our...

Small Group Advanced Darkroom

Small Group Advanced Darkroom Description: This is a special small group intensive course for students who wish to continue refining their darkroom practice. Students will learn to use the tools needed to put their own creative stamp on their prints as they work on...

Harvey Milk Photo Center Logo

Operation Hours:

Monday: Closed
Tue-Thur: 3pm-10pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm

50 Scott Street, San Francisco, CA


Gallery Hours:

Monday: Closed
Tue-Thur: 3pm-9:30pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10am-5:30pm
Sunday: 11am-5:30pm


Harvey Milk Photo Center Logo