Great Moments in Great Light
Event ID: L12086
Info: Jul 18-23 • Wed • 6:00-8:00pm • Mon/Thu/Fri/Sat • 6:00-8:00pm • 5 mtgs • Wed-Sat on location; Mon in UHM Kuykendall 304 • $220
With: Frederic Larson
Capture Great Moments in Great Light with photojournalist and Pulitzer Prize finalist Frederic Larson. A walking photography tour in 4 different locations in Honolulu, the class meets at Waikiki Beach, Magic Island, Chinatown and Foster Botanical Gardens, and provides hands-on photography lessons covering available light, composition, peak action, anticipating a moment, portraiture and street fine art photography. At the conclusion of the week, each photographer is critiqued by Larson and workshop participants in a classroom environment. The experience is offered to all levels of photography from the beginner to the more advanced.
Wednesday, July 18 - Waikiki Beach (Meet at the front entrance of the Zoo) 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, July 19 - Magic Island
Friday, July 20 - Chinatown
Saturydat, July 21 - Honolulu Botanical Gardens)
Monday, July 23rd - Classroom at University of Hawaii at Manoa
Fred Larson, a photojournalist for the San Francisco Chronicle for 24 years, specializes in documentary and sports photography. Larson was the first photojournalist to win the Hibakusha Travel Grant Program to photograph the World War II atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The photo essay that resulted from the grant was a finalist for the 1989 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. Larson was named the Photographer of the Year in 1989 and 1990 by the California Press Photographers' Association and was 1991's Photographer of the Year from the Bay Area Press Photographers Association. His book, Mystical San Francisco, explores the moon, sun, and fog over San Francisco.
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