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Exhibitions Tagged #Portraiture

Antique Pink

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by The Open Mind Foundation, Photoville and NYC Parks, with additional support from the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York

Antique Pink is a tribute to LGBTQIA+ elderly. Thanks to the emancipation struggle of the generations before us, LGBTQIA+ people in the Netherlands are almost equal before the law. But that acquired freedom is fragile, and the progress made will not automatically endure.

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FRONT PORCH PROJECT

South Beach Promenade
 on show

Presented by The Alice Austen House with Photoville and NYC Parks

During the beginning of the pandemic, a photography project across the country was born called the Front Porch Project. In early April 2020, Christine Kenworthy launched her own Front Porch Project in Staten Island.

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PORTRAITS OF THE PANDEMIC

Domino Park, Williamsburg
 on show

Presented by The Photographers of I.S. 318 in Brooklyn, New York and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

The pandemic has changed the way we live and interact, as well as the way we see people, places, and things.

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Mixed Identity: Hybrid Portraits

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2022

Presented by Riverdale Avenue Middle School and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & Photowings Educator Exhibition Grant

Expand students’ creativity.

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New York University Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography & Imaging BFA Thesis Exhibition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by New York University Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography & Imaging

The Department of Photography and Imaging (DPI) in the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University is a four-year B.F.A. program situated in New York City.

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As We Are: Collaborative Portraits With Uganda’s Gulu Women With Disabilities Union

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021

A series of collaborative portraits made with the Gulu Women with Disabilities Union (GUWODU) in Gulu, Uganda celebrating individuality and personal expression. From the custom-made outfits to the vibrant backdrops, the women guided every decision to best represent their individual stories and styles.

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Boss Workers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2021

American work has gotten increasingly unstable. It’s no wonder an increasing number are drawn to a model of working that gives them back some power. Welcome to worker co-ops—businesses where the workers literally own the place. Now, they are springing up across the nation.

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Essential, But No Guarantees

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The service industry jobs that keep New York City’s heart ticking took a huge hit during the pandemic, leaving many people struggling. Meet some of those workers.

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Faces Of Harlem

Harlem Historic Parks
 archive : 2021

Faces of Harlem is a photography exhibition celebrating the legacy of the Harlem Renaissance with 100 Harlem portraits.

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Life-Line

The Clemente (LES)
 archive : 2021

Life-line is a series of 26 augmented full-bodied portraits with audible voices of multigenerational members, reflecting the diversity of the Lower East Side community that memorializes people waiting in line.

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Women Of Arctic Science

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
Women of Arctic Science is a dedication and tribute to women who play an important role in Arctic research. These women have one thing in common: a care, concern, and love for this fragile environment.
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Flex

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Kennedi Carter (b. 1998) explores ideas of Blackness related to wealth, power, respect, and belonging in her new series of photographs. Carter dressed friends and acquaintances in historically-inspired costumes that represent wealth and power.

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Haiti to Hood

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

By constructing sets of intimate living spaces, and positioning both Black and Haitian Americans in these re-imagined realities, Haiti To Hood examines the social dynamics within Haitian-American identity.

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Healing Justice Practitioners

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

Healing Justice Practitioners in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Pandemic Class of 2020

Times Square
 archive : 2020

New York City’s Spring 2020 graduates, from pre-k to medical school, talk about having their traditional commencement ceremonies altered and their experiences in quarantine, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Seeds of Resistance

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Portraits of traditional peoples of the Amazon, and their sacred territories.

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2019-2020 Visual Artist AIRspace Exhibition

Abrons Art Center
 archive : 2020

2019-2020 Visual Artist AIRspace residents Elliott Jerome Brown Jr., Arisleyda Dilone, Alicia Mersy, and Charisse Pearlina Weston, share work they developed during their residency period at Abrons Arts Center.

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Redefining Representation: The Women of the 116th Congress

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The first woman was sworn into Congress in 1917, 128 years after the first U.S. Congress convened. One hundred and two years later, one has become 131—the number of women serving in both chambers of the 116th Congress.

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Self Inverted

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Self Inverted tackles the personal tension commonly felt by gay Chinese individuals struggling with self-acceptance, and acceptance from their family and society.

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The Last Season I & II

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The Last Season I & II by Harmen Meinsma focuses on the cultural diversity of Rotterdam-West (NL) and the inhabitants of the campsite Hoek van Holland (NL) by selecting extraordinary personalities that he meets on the streets and photographing them using exaggerated styling and glamorous lighting. It’s a celebration of being older, different, and of not being afraid to stand out in a crowd.

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Typecast

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Typecast is a satirical portrait series addressing cultural stereotypes perpetuated by the entertainment industry.

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Faces Never Forgotten

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Faces Never Forgotten offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of Somalis living in Somaliland, a nation shrouded in misconceptions and myths.

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Kings & Queens in Their Castles

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Kings & Queens in Their Castles has been called one of the most ambitious photo series ever conducted of the LGBTQ experience in the USA.

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Malike Sidibe – Portraits Series

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

For my portrait series, I wanted to create photographs that are free of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender boundaries.

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OYAKO (Japanese parents & children)

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

OYAKO, a series on Japanese parents and children, explores how culture changes and adapts as it moves from one generation to the next.

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Parallax

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Authority Collective presents queer artists of color who are re-visioning the lexicon that imagines the queer form: framing it as beautiful, strong, complex and multi-faceted.

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Pit Bull Flower Power

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Pit Bull Flower Power questions the way humans have abused pit bulls while it aims at rebranding these misunderstood dogs and finding them homes.

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Rolling Through Life

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Rolling Through Life shares the portraits and stories of seniors who express themselves physically and creatively through the art of Artistic Roller Skating.

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Ten Years of the ESPN BODY Issue

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

The ESPN BODY Issue. Explore ten years of iconic images, all dedicated to the power of the athletic form.

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1992-2017-East Side Stories

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

East Side Stories puts a human face to gang members in Los Angeles while in their homes and with their families.

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The Power of Pink

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In this photography series, we are excited to share the work of the young women photographers from Las Fotos Project in Los Angeles, California, and of A VOICE (Art Vision & Outreach In Community Education) from the Two Eagle River School on the Flathead Reservation in Montana.

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I VOTE BECAUSE..

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

I VOTE BECAUSE…, legendary photographer Janette Beckman large-scale photographs of citizens paired with their short  statements about why voting is important. We will be taking photos of people at photoville and asking them why they vote!

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KINGS & QUEENS

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

For most people, drag queens are an exotic phenomenon restricted to the worlds of spectacle, fantasy and entertainment. “KINGS & QUEENS” explores how drags challenge traditional gender definitions by showing that there’s much more to life than simply being a man or a woman.

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Life After Life in Prison: The Bedroom Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

For the past four years, I have been photographing formerly incarcerated women in their bedrooms.

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New York Through the Lens of New York Magazine

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of New York Magazine, photography director Jody Quon made a selection of the 50 photographs with the most interesting back stories, featuring interviews with Milton Glaser, Walter Bernard, Carl Fischer, Harry Benson, Barbara Kruger, Brigitte Lacombe, Amanda Demme, Dan Winters, and others.

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Abuelas: Portraits of The Invisible Grandmothers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This project focuses on undocumented Mexican immigrant women who came to New York decades ago in search of opportunity for their families. Overtime, they built their lives here and have become elders of their communities: the abuelas.

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Come To Selfhood

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

In this exhibition, I hope to express the humanity of the African-American male through an unapologetic display of their inner strength while highlighting their vulnerability.

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My Shot: Portraits from Hamilton, an American Musical

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This is a time when history is being made in ways that our forefathers could never have imagined. It celebrates and reverberates this history eight times a week in cities across America. This is MY SHOT.

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Room

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“Room” is a series of portraits, self-portraits and letters, exploring the passage from girlhood to womanhood.

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Bodies We Want 2016

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

ESPN’s Body photography celebrates the athletic form in all shapes and sizes. Our goal is to capture the personality of each athlete and to create an intimate, intensely personal, and radically different look at the most amazing bodies in the world. We strive to honor the athletes with images that reflect their strength, beauty and personality.

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For My Girls

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

I empower women by portraying them with power, determination and focus. Many of my images feature women in confident poses, taken from a heroic angle. In For My Girls, I explore how 1990s female hip-hop artists inspired me to be proud of my African-American lineage, unapologetic for my liberated behavior and forceful in my approach to the culture at large.

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Lucha Libre

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

A Mark Mann portrait is a search for honesty. Adept at digital photography, Mann respects the grace inherent in the analog process. Relying on observation, patience and synchronicity he works with a perfect accomplice – his 1940’s Graflex super D camera fitted with a 1920’s Schneider lens.

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The New Europeans

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

These portraits illustrate Europe’s long and complex history of immigration. Algerians came to France while their homeland was a French colony, surging in the 1954-1962 war of independence. Since the 1990s, some 40,000 Somalis fleeing civil war have settled in Sweden. Indians are among the three million South Asians who’ve come to Britain from former British colonies. About as many Turks live in Germany. They came as guest workers in the 1960s and ’70s—but stayed and had families.

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The Portrait Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016
This project is all about portraiture. Our Salt Teens present their portrait work in both still and video. In addition to our print gallery, we have collaborated with our sponsors, B&H Photo and B12 Studios to create an immersive VR experience with 360º video.
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#OrlandoStrong

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Photographer Wayne Lawrence is known for his sensitive and intimate portraits of Americans of every class, race, and creed. Lawrence spent a week in Orlando gathering the stories of a community that has been battered but not defeated. This story was a digital feature for National Geographic in June 2016.

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Historias del Paraíso

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

By using out-of-this-time and out-of-context elements I aim to sensitize the audience into caring for the planet and reflecting on the world that we shall leave behind to future generations. Through the conventions of staged photography I present a series of images based on the cycle of life.

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Omaha

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Omaha seemed to me to be a “Tale of Two Cities” divided by economics and culture – the city is said to have the wealthiest and the poorest people per capita in the United States. I wanted to make portraits of the folks who lived there.

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Luminaries

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

The hardest part about photographing ‘celebrities’ is usually their natural defenses. If you can break that down for a moment, you can usually capture something special.

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For Tropical Girls Who Have Considered Ethnogenesis When the Native Sun is Remote

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Using 19th century ethnographic photographs as a point of departure, “For Tropical Girls Who Have Considered Ethnogenesis When the Native Sun is Remote” presents fantastical self portraits that question identity constructs and the psychological implications of iconography.

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Terrestrial Interjections

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

‘Terrestrial Interjections’ is work in progress examining how human beings project themselves along their own personal journeys.

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Head On Portrait Prize 2014

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Head On Portrait Prize was established in 2004 with the aim of giving the public and photographers, both well and less known, more opportunities to view and exhibit high quality photographic portraits. Today it is one of the biggest and most respected annual displays of portraiture in Australia and the pivotal part of Head On Photo Festival, Australia’s leading photography festival.

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The Farmers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Over the last several months Tyler Stableford and his photography team have captured fine-art images of national farmers and ranchers, beekeepers, small-batch distillers and other food artisans around the country as part of a Canon portraiture series.

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Hegemony or Survival

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

In Hegemony or Survival, Hector Rene Membreno-Canales blends classical still life and portraits with military objects and veterans.

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Portraits by Delphine Diallo

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

A series of portraits that juxtapose reality with imaginary conscience; fashion with documentary photographs; tradition with modernity.

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Becoming Visible

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

In “Becoming Visible,” Josh Lehrer has created a portrait series of homeless transgender teens using platinum and palladium printing techniques.

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Let’s Face It

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Highlights from the Fotofestival Naarden are showcased in “Let’s Face It.” The Fotofestival Naarden is a month-long event that helps to promote the work of contemporary Dutch photographers.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Portraiture

Jun 42022

Throned: An Interactive Photobooth by Tiffany Smith

Visit SVACE and Tiffany Smith Studio at the Throned interactive photo booth. Featuring a wicker throne chair, custom backdrop, plants and props highlighting plant life from the Caribbean. The public will have the opportunity to have a free portrait taken by Tiffany Smith!

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Jun 42022

Leica Camera: The Art of Environmental Portraiture Photowalk

Discover the art of environmental portraiture using Brooklyn as your backdrop in an engaging photowalk with Jose “Tutes” Tutiven.

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Oct 72021

Good Work: Worker Co-Operatives And Transformative Labor Photography

Co-operative businesses are returning workers’ power. These photographers have shown both the beauty and the effort of when Americans get to be their own bosses.

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Sep 182021

Tintype Portrait Booth

Swing by our booth for a portrait session! Your tintype will be a one of a kind, heirloom-quality gift that will last for generations.

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Sep 202020

Conversation with the Winners of the 2020 ZEKE Award

ZEKE Award winners Kristen Emack, Jason Houston, and Nicoló Filippo Rosso will present their winning projects and discuss their views on the state of documentary photography today.

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May 42019

Intimate Portraiture

Join artist and activist Muna Malik as she hosts a workshop on portrait photography and discusses how photographers can use their practice to bridge cultural divides and cultivate greater inclusion and awareness of vulnerable and underrepresented communities.

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May 42019

AN EVENING CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF THE ESPN BODY ISSUE

Join ESPN Photographers, Editors and very special guests for an evening you will never forget! ESPN The Magazine’s BODY Issue was born in October of 2009 with a singular mission: to celebrate the incredible power of the athletic form.

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Apr 282019

TYPECAST Photo Shoot

This event is designed for actors of color who are interested in being photographed twice; once in the role they tend to get typecast, and again in their idea of a “dream” role.

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Sep 212018

What makes a Portrait a Portrait?

Dive deep into the art of portraiture with Mark Mann to find the balance between self-expression as the photographer and authenticity in the sitter during this hands-on portrait shoot at the Leica Pavilion, in partnership with Loculars.

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Sep 162017

Soul Seekers: A No Frills Portraiture Workshop

In this no-nonsense approach to classic portraiture, photographer Josh Lehrer will cover the main principles of portrait photography, including the four basic angles of lighting.

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Sep 152017

Space Invaders: Getting Up Close and Personal with Donato DiCamillo

Learn how to shoot intimate portraits of strangers with Donato DiCamillo. He’ll guide you on how to get close to your subject without anxiety and fear.

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Sep 142017

Street Portraits with Jose Tutiven

Explore the streets of DUMBO with Tutes and his Leica M in partnership with ONA bags. During this photowalk, Tutes will share tips and techniques on how to capture street photography while adding your own creative touches.

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Sep 242016

The Making of ESPN’s Body Issue

Eight years ago, ESPN the Magazine’s Body Issue set out with one mission: to celebrate and explore the athletic form through powerful images and interviews. Today, the issue’s cornerstone photo portfolio is one of the most highly anticipated releases of the summer. Our panelists will take you behind the scenes to discuss how the issue comes together, and the creative process of working with world-class professional athletes at their most vulnerable.

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Sep 242016

An Informal Guide to the Formal Portrait

This is a BYOC (bring-your-own-camera) workshop that will meet at Brooklyn Central in DUMBO. The workshop also includes an (optional) wrap-up session and casual group critique, where students can share the work they shot and get feedback from instructors and workshop peers.

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Sep 272014

Approaches to Portrait Photography

This workshop will explore different approaches to portrait photography. We will cover different aspects from the philosophical to the practical. It will include discussions and hands-on demonstrations of several different ways to set up and execute a portrait session.

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Sep 222013

Great Portraits in 15 Seconds

This workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to take better portraits whether of friends, family or strangers in the street.

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Sep 212013

Great Portraits in 15 Seconds

This workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to take better portraits whether of friends, family or strangers in the street. David Graham is a UK based award-winning portrait photographer who believes anyone can take great portraits in a short time. David shows you his tips and tricks and by the end you will know how.

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Jun 242012

Workshop: Great Portraits in 15 Seconds – A Portrait of New York

Led by British photographer, David Graham {www.photograhams.com} who believes that anyone can take a great portrait quickly if you know how.

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Jun 232012

Workshop: Great Portraits in 15 Seconds – A Portrait of New York

Led by British photographer, David Graham {www.photograhams.com} who believes that anyone can take a great portrait quickly if you know how.

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