This two-day workshop (July 12 and 19) uses the exhibition Garry Winogrand as a catalyst for exploring techniques for photographing scenes and portraits "on the street." During the first day, participants learn about the history of street photography as well as technical guidelines and tips. After discussing different approaches to photographing people, we'll venture outside the Museum and start practicing through hands-on guided assignments. The second session focuses on reviewing and critiquing everyone's photographs, exploring examples of different personal styles, and visiting the exhibition to look closely at Winogrand's work.
Participants are encouraged to bring personal digital cameras; a limited quantity of camera devices will be available for borrowing upon request.
This workshop meets in the Met's galleries and studios. Participants must be 18 or older. Space is limited. Purchase tickets below or at the Great Hall box office. Registration ends at noon on the Tuesday before the first day of the course. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-570-3961 to receive information about student pricing.
Instructor: Natan Dvir
Natan Dvir (b. 1972, Nahariya) is an Israeli photographer, based in New York City, who focuses on the human aspects of political, social, and cultural issues. He received his MBA from Tel Aviv University and his MFA in photography from the School of Visual Arts, after which he joined the faculty at the International Center for Photography. Dvir has exhibited internationally, and his work has appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek, and the Wall Street Journal. His photographs have received recognition around the world including the Picture of the Year (POYi), PDN Photo Annual Award, American Photography Award, International Photography Award (IPA), New York Photography Festival Award, Critical Mass Top 50, Black & White Spider Award, and the Picture of the Year Award in the Israeli press.
$195 for the two-session workshop, plus $20 for materials. Fee includes Museum admission. Limited student discounts available.
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