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 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…

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…

One Hour with John Wooden

One Hour with John Wooden

When you meet a legend, you don’t expect him to answer the door. When you meet John Wooden, he’ll apologize for not having answered the door quicker. When you meet a legend, you don’t expect to be greeted like a truly important person. When you meet John Wooden, you discover he’s as interested in you…