The B&H Event Space (420 9th Ave., Manhattan)
1-3pm (arrive early)
Photographers are always looking for subjects, and in so doing, often choose the street. As Dorothy Norman said, ‘You don’t have to go fifty feet from your house to find a photograph.’ While Street Photography can be practiced anywhere, New York City in particular, is a place that lends itself to the art (afterall, our sidewalks are 18% grey!) But street shooting does require a certain discipline. In this class, photographer Mel DiGiacomo will discuss how to know the light, how to learn the vocabulary of your lenses, and how to put aside the technical aspects and keep thinking to a minimum to keep your shooting instinctual. Whether you are shooting people or things, Mel will get you thinking in different ways to help stretch your photography muscles.