Street Photography - 2020 Virtual Workshop

Photography Course

Street Photography

Street photography, 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.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers course.

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. 

THIS IS A VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ON ZOOM! Participants will receive the Zoom log-in details the day before the class. Class starts at 7pm.

Class materials will be emailed to participants to include handouts and lists of resources for further self-study.

We will have a field trip at a later date to practice what you learn.

Optional: Students are encouraged to attend a virtual photo critique on July 20th. More info.

Course Requirements

This course has no scheduled activities.

Course Materials

There are no materials for this course.