What Makes A Successful Image?


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 physical, depictive, and mental levels. Students will be encouraged to bring in their own work for critique and comparison. 

*Prerequisite: It is recommended to purchase Stephen Shore’s “Nature of Photographs text to pair with this course.

Location: HMPC Portrait Studio

3 Week Course

Thu, February 22, 2018 – Thu, March 8, 2018

6:30pm – 9:00pm

Fee: $95

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

David Egan

David Egan



50 Scott Street, San Francisco

(Map It)

Operation Hours:

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

*Lab operations end 1hr before close


Gallery Hours:

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