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- A shooting and critique class to hone your own unique way of working

henry horenstein

During the weekend, we will examine your best pictures to date and discuss how they fail or or succeed in defining you as a photographer. The workshop will balance in the field shooting assignments with critiques and lectures back at the studio. Much of the first day will be spent shooting and processing. The following day, this work will be reviewed as a group along with your past portfolio.

Conversation and critique will touch upon aesthetic, technical, and professional issues. How do I make better prints? How do I learn to see better? How can I strategically get my work out there and start to build an audience.

Digital cameras are necessary to critique work after the field trip, however, students can choose to shoot film, as well.

Two-day Workshop:

1305 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19122

Saturday & Sunday, 9am - 5pm
November 20 & 21


Henry Horenstein studied history at the University of Chicago, before turning to photography. Horenstein earned his BFA and MFA from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 1971 and 1973 respectively. His teachers were Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind. Horenstein has published over 30 books include monographs (Animalia, Honky Tonk, Close Relations, Humans, Creatures, Aquatics, Canine, and Racing Days) and some of the most widely used instructional texts in the field (Black & White Photography, Beyond Basic Photography, etc.). His most recent books are Show (2010), a look at the myriad worlds of burlesque, drag, fetish, and sideshow, and Photo One Digital (Forthcoming). Now a professor at RISD, Horenstein lives and works in Boston, MA.

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