Street Photography - Seattle - 2018

Photography Course

Street Photography

Street Photography is a genre that records everyday life in a public place. The very publicness of the setting enables the photographer to take candid pictures of strangers, often without their knowledge.

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This is an introductory to intermediate class on the genre known as street photography.  It will begin with basic definitions and explore variations based on the work of several current and historic practitioners, discuss common issues and difficulties and offer tips on how to overcome them. It will briefly review gear options offer tips and strategies for working an area or scene. We will discuss some legal and constitutional issues related to photographing in public places.  Class materials will include handouts and lists of resources for further self study. 

In the afternoon, everyone will head to  downtown Seattle, starting at the Pike Place Market.

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Required Equipment

Camera or smart phone.

Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.