Feb 22, 2021 - Mar 22, 2021
Workshop Fee: $1350
Class Size: 12 (max)
NOTE: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom platform.
Class meets Monday 11am-2pm EST for five sessions – Feb 22nd, Mar 1st, Mar 8th, Mar 15th, Mar 22nd, 2021
Establishing a relationship with your photographs empowers photographers to define their personal vision and develop coherent portfolios and long-term projects. In this class we will ponder the creative and editorial skills that are needed in making effective and visually unique bodies of work.
We will learn how to listen to our images and allow the photographs themselves to provide the clues to a deeper understanding of our work. Through group exercises using various editing techniques participants will gain a strong foundation of how to organize their photographs into powerful visual sequences, developing coherent portfolios, exhibitions, book, and web projects.
All image credit ©Karen Marshall
Instructor: Karen Marshall
Photographer Karen Marshall documents social issues. Marshall is the recipient of artist fellowships and sponsorships through the New York Foundation for the Arts, as well as grants and support from private foundations. Nominated for the Prix Pictet in 2011, her work is part of several collections, including the Feminist Artbase at The Brooklyn Museum. Her photographs have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times Magazine, the London Sunday Times, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, GUP Magazine, and PDN. Marshall is the Chair of the one-year Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism Program at The International Center of Photography in New York City where she has been on the faculty for over two decades. She is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) at New York University, has mentored MFA candidates at the Maine Media College, and teaches numerous workshops on photography and visual storytelling in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.