More from LA’s Streets

More from LA’s Streets

I look forward to teaching my Street Photography class at UCLA Extension and getting out into the city with the students. It’s a chance to get to know them on a more personal level, to gauge what makes them tick as photographers and see them at work on the streets. It also provides me a…

Street Photography Class

Here’s a video to showcase the excellent work by the students in my Street Photography class at UCLA Extension. Each week for two months I introduced the work of some of the greats (Winogrand, Frank, Erwitt, Maier and others) to inspire them. In addition to their weekly shooting, we met four times as a class…

Street Life: Hollywood

Street preachers and performers get everyone’s attention. But the bustling crowds and energy of the crazy mix of people who crowd the streets of Hollywood draws me like a magnet. There is such sadness and loneliness despite the crowds. Leaning on a light post watching a surge of people cross Hollywood Blvd is exciting, as…

Street Life: Beverly Hills

Street Life: Beverly Hills

Took my UCLA Extension students to Beverly Hills this past weekend as part of the 12 week Street Photography course. Spent most of my time watching, guiding and having a good time with them while also making a few images. One truth that students grapple with, in my opinion, is that there is no one…

Street Photography Class at UCLA Extension

There is something so pure, so true about street photography. I’ve often told my students that it is the ability to capture the extraordinary in the ordinary, the willingness to see the fluid, layered connections between objects in a frame. It is the randomness that makes street photography so alluring to photographers who, in fractions…