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2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130
In celebration of Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parway centennial, create impressive architectural photos, inspired by the images featured in Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture, under the instruction of award-winning photographer Lonnie Graham. Graham will lead participants in a discovery walk along the Parkway to learn the subtle nuances of lighting, location and timing involved in photographing architecture. The workshop will begin at the Rodin Museum and culminuate in FWM's studios where participants will learn Photoshop techniques that enhance images for presentation and creative portfolio purposes. Light refreshments will be served.
About Lonnie Graham
Lonnie Graham is a Professor of Photography at Pennsylvania State University. He is formerly Director of Photography at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where his photography program was cited by First Lady Hillary Clinton as a national model for arts education. For ten years, Graham was the architectural photographer for the Urban Redevelopment Authority in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2005, Graham was awarded Artist of the Year in Pennsylvania and presented the Governor’s Award. Graham is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts/Pew Charitable Trust Travel Grant, and four time Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Fellowship recipient. His ongoing project, A Conversation with the World, seeks to reveal our common humanity through interviews conducted throughout the world. Exhibitions include, The Queens Museum, La Maison de Etat-Unis, Paris, Toyota City Museum in Aichi, Japan, the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. and others.
RSVP required, $20 entry fee
Class size limited to 20 participations
All levels of experience welcome
Participants encouraged to bring their own camera and tripod
For questions about this program, please contact The Fabric Workshop and Museum at [email protected]
or (215) 561-8888.