Business of Photography Workshop at UCLA

Returning to UCLA where the full, two day workshop will be presented for the 10th time. Promotional discounts from workshop supporters will be handed out on site. Registration is now open! Todd Bigelow Photography

2017 Business of Photography Workshop Kickoff!

Join me at the 2017 Business of Photography Workshop kickoff held each year at University of California, Los Angeles. This will be the 9th presentation of the workshop at UCLA and it typically sells-out. Early registration discount is offered, so secure your seat early while saving a few hard earned dollars. This is the full,…

BOP Workshop at UCLA

BOP Workshop at UCLA

“As someone who has completed undergraduate, Masters, and PhD programs, in addition to numerous certification and continuing education courses throughout the years, this is by far one of the best courses I have ever participated in. Both the content and the organization of the course were superb. I’m walking away from this experience with a…

UCLA: Business of Photography Workshop

UCLA: Business of Photography Workshop

Join the conversation at the original home to the workshop! 9;30am-5:00pm Saturday & Sunday. Great location in Westwood with easy walk to a variety of restaurants for lunch. Registration is NOW OPEN but only a few seats remain. Todd Bigelow Photography

Photography Classes Open at UCLA

Photography Classes Open at UCLA

NOTE: IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE WORKSHOP COURSE AT UCLA, PLEASE VISIT THE “BUSINESS OF PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP” BY CLICKING ON THE HYPERLINK OR MENU LINK ABOVE!  There is one absolute that I can share with other photographers after making a living as a freelance photographer for the past 25 years: If…

Shabazz Muhammad Shoot for Sports Illustrated

Shabazz Muhammad Shoot for Sports Illustrated

What is it about Santa Barbara that attracts elite athletes to train there? The always sunny weather? Beautiful beaches? College town atmosphere? No doubt a bit of all of those because I’ve certainly shot my fair share of athletes at or near UCSB (not to mention a couple of Nobel Prize winners too). So it…

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: 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…

UCLA Professor & Renowned Translator Michael Heim Passes Away

UCLA Professor & Renowned Translator Michael Heim Passes Away

Sadly, I read today in the LA Times that Michael Heim, a professor and world renowned literary translator, passed away. I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing Michael a couple of years ago. He was incredibly interesting and very giving of his time. He lived in a beautiful, older home near the UCLA campus…

UCLA Student Up for Award

UCLA Student Up for Award

  One of the wisest men I know says that the highest form of learning is teaching. I agree. In fact, one of the highest forms of pleasure is knowing you helped guide a student. Alexandra Morris, who goes by Zan, was a student of mine at UCLA where I teach Digital Photography. I just…