Street Photography Weekend: Venice Beach with Dotan Saguy

Dotan Saguy


Los Angeles, CA

 


March 29-31, 2019

Friday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday: 1:00pm – 8:00pm


Register

$699.99

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Description

Join the Leica Akademie USA for an intensive weekend of Street Photography in Venice Beach, CA with Dotan Saguy.

Explore Venice Beach and improve your photography over three days with author of the acclaimed photo book, “Venice Beach, The Last Days of a Bohemian Paradise”.

Dotan will share his approach to shooting street in Venice and uncover his favorite spots. He will also share tips about getting past single street photography clichés and use the camera as a storytelling tool to create a comprehensive body of work.

Topics

  • Street photography techniques
  • Achieving complex layered compositions
  • The building blocks of a successful street image
  • Street photography and storytelling
  • Developing a body of work
  • Finding your own personal project

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Designed with intermediate to advanced photographers in mind, this weekend will focus on shooting techniques, connecting with strangers and approaches to being both engaged and observational as a photographer. This class will not cover basics such as operation and settings of the camera.

Owning a Leica is not required. A selection of Leica cameras will be available for loan throughout the weekend.

SPECIAL NOTES
Enrollment is limited to only 12 participants.

MEALS
A catered meal is included on Sunday.

RECOMMENDED LODGING
Hotel Erwin

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INSTRUCTOR

Dotan Saguy was born in a small kibbutz five miles south of Israel’s Lebanese border. He grew-up in a diverse working class Parisian suburb, lived in Lower Manhattan during 9/11 and moved to Los Angeles in 2003. Saguy pursued his passion for photography after a successful career as a high-tech entrepreneur.

His award winning photographs have been published by National Geographic, PDN, Leica Fotografie International, ABC News, etc. Most recently, Dotan is a proud laureate of the Photolucida Critical Mass Top 50. His first monograph about the endangered culture of Venice Beach, CA was just published in August 2018 by Kehrer Verlag and has received great acclaim from the international press.

Dotan is currently working on several long term projects including a photo documentary about the journey of people coming out of homelessness. Dotan lives in West Los Angeles with his wife and two children.


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