Spring 2015 Lecture Series “Photographers & Their Images”

Register until March 9th for this 1 unit late start class – or simply attend for free! Open to the Public The Spring 2015 line up for “PH52: Photographers and Their Images” featuring professional photographers who come to lecture and show their work at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) Monday nights throughout the Spring 2015 semester has been announced.… Read More Spring 2015 Lecture Series “Photographers & Their Images”

Student Spotlight: Aaron Sorber “Making vs. Taking”

Aaron Sorber, a student in my Spring 2012 PH67 “Digital Negatives for Darkroom Printing” class at CCSF, is the current “Student Spotlight”. The worked featured here spans assignments from the semester ranging from learning to use the flat bed scanner as a camera, practicing contact printing by experimenting with lumen prints and making photograms in… Read More Student Spotlight: Aaron Sorber “Making vs. Taking”

A Room With A View: Camera Obscura Captures Beauty of Venice, Inside and Out

Learn more about historical photographic process by registering for my class P50A “The History of Photography Pre-1946” – starts 8/15/2012! Published in Openculture.com, Photography | August 6th, 2012 When we hear the word “camera” we tend to think of a little device that fits in the hand. Actually, the word is Latin for “vaulted chamber,”… Read More A Room With A View: Camera Obscura Captures Beauty of Venice, Inside and Out

Student Spotlight: Berry Evans III, Sports Photo-Illustration

City College of San Francisco 2nd year photography and graphic communications student Berry Evans III shows us his sports photography and photo illustration project for CCSF’s men’s basketball team. Evans is currently a student in my Intermediate Photoshop class (P60B) but came to the class with a lot of self taught skills as he is… Read More Student Spotlight: Berry Evans III, Sports Photo-Illustration

Student Spotlight: PH51 Light & Shadow Assignment

Spring 2010 Beginning Photography, Assignment #2 Light & Shadow: The word “photography” literally means to draw, or mark with light. The point of this assignment was to intimately explore that. The student’s challenge was to evoke mood and interpret or tell a story via light and/or shadow. Many of these images will also be featured… Read More Student Spotlight: PH51 Light & Shadow Assignment