Project XV: New Perspectives on Photography

Each year, I teach a year long Personal Project class at the Los Angeles Center of Photography where photographers continue with or create new bodies of work, produce artist’s books or catalogs, hone their articulation and consider their influences. To sa

Fresh: 15 Photographers at the Los Angeles Center of Photography

One of my favorite classes that I teach at the Los Angeles Center of Photography is The Personal Project, a nine month class where photographers continue with or create new bodies of work, produce artist's books or catalogs, hone their articulation and co

Tonight, at LACP, we open an exhibition to celebrate their efforts, FRESH: 15 Personal Projects with work by Miguel Angel Berjarano, Ladini Conder, Sheri Determan, Beth Dubber, Nancy Edelstein, Carol Erb, Sally Ann Field, Elisa Haber, Rohina Hoffman, Cathy Immordino, Sharon Johnson-Tennant, Alexandra Kondracke, Victor Ramos, Kris Shires and Mara Zaslove.  The exhibition runs through October 13th with an Artist’s Talk scheduled for Monday, October 2, 7-9 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm).

A Lighthearted Look at L.A. – The New York Times

Instagram and iPhones didn’t exist when Beth Dubber began taking street photographs in Los Angeles in 2006. She had moved there in 2003, hoping for a career as a set photographer for film and television. While waiting for her big break, she joined a local networking group where she got the idea to photograph Los Angeles one day a week, and share one picture with a weekly email list. Remember, this was 2006: Social media hadn’t taken off, and the list forced her into a habit of shooting weekly, no matter what.