Landscape Studies

Rayko Photography Workshop

Apr 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20

3:30 – 6:30PM

 

Instructor:David Wolf

MrDavidWolf@yahoo.com

Course Description:

What is landscape? How have artists promoted and changed their response to landscape? What new approaches to landscape photography exist? Through slide shows, class discussions, shooting assignments, and field trips, this workshop will lead students toward new perspectives and a greater critical awareness of landscape in relation to creative photography. 

 

Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes:

Students will:

-        Be exposed to numerous contemporary and historical artists through presentations and handouts

-        Gain more technical proficiency with his or her camera

-        Develop and expand a personal shooting style

-        Have an understanding of the role of the constructed object or scene and result made from it.

-        Grow more confident in speaking about your own work and process and that of others.

 

Course Materials:

-     A working camera that you are comfortable using (Film or Digital, any kind of camera).

-     A way to print or present your photos for informal discussions

-     Good walking shoes, clothing for inclement weather, and anything else you like to have when taking pictures.

 

Assessment:
Weekly conversations of personal work and assignments.

 

Resources: 

Samy’s Camera

1090 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 621-8400

 

Adolph Gasser Photography

181 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA 9410

(415) 495-3852

 

Looking Glass Photo

1045 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 548-6888

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Schedule:

Friday, April 22:

Meet in classroom, introductions Presentation and assignment

Informal discussion of work

 

Friday, April 29:

Lands End, Sutro Baths and Eagle Point Labyrinth

 

Friday, May 6:

Dolores Park, Mission Dolores, Valencia Street, Mission District

 

Friday, May 13:

Washington Square Park, Columbus Avenue, Chinatown alleyways, Portsmouth Square

 

Friday, May 20:

50 Post Street rooftop, Market Street, Mechanics Monument, Embarcadero

 

*Open to alternative locations if students have other suggestions or favorite spots*

David Wolf

MrDavidWolf@yahoo.com

 

Course Description:

What is landscape? How have artists promoted and changed their response to landscape? What new approaches to landscape photography exist? Through slide shows, class discussions, shooting assignments, and field trips, this workshop will lead students toward new perspectives and a greater critical awareness of landscape in relation to creative photography. 

 

Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes:

Students will:

-        Be exposed to numerous contemporary and historical artists through presentations and handouts

-        Gain more technical proficiency with his or her camera

-        Develop and expand a personal shooting style

-        Have an understanding of the role of the constructed object or scene and result made from it.

-        Grow more confident in speaking about your own work and process and that of others.

 

Course Materials:

-     A working camera that you are comfortable using (Film or Digital, any kind of camera).

-     A way to print or present your photos for informal discussions

-     Good walking shoes, clothing for inclement weather, and anything else you like to have when

taking pictures.

 

Assessment:
Weekly conversations of personal work and assignments.

 

Resources:

Samy’s Camera

1090 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 621-8400

 

Adolph Gasser Photography

181 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA 9410

(415) 495-3852

 

Looking Glass Photo

1045 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 548-6888

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Schedule:

Friday, April 22:

Meet in classroom, introductions Presentation and assignment

Informal discussion of work

 

Friday, April 29:

Lands End, Sutro Baths and Eagle Point Labyrinth

 

Friday, May 6:

Dolores Park, Mission Dolores, Valencia Street, Mission District

 

Friday, May 13:

Washington Square Park, Columbus Avenue, Chinatown alleyways, Portsmouth Square

 

Friday, May 20:

50 Post Street rooftop, Market Street, Mechanics Monument, Embarcadero

 

*Open to alternative locations if students have other suggestions or favorite spots*