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Noncredit Workshop

Great Moments in Great Light: Chinatown

With: Frederic Larson
Info: Jun 11, 2017 • Sun • 5:30-8:00pm • 1 mtg • on location • Registration before 5/21/17 - $55; Registration 5/21/17 and after - $60
Event ID: L14801

Learn street photography during the golden hour by exploring Honolulu Chinatown for it`s rich photographic images with Pulitzer Prize finalist Frederic Larson, a retired staff photographer from the San Francisco Chronicle. Discover the tricks of the trade in documentary photography while touring the back alleys of Chinatown. Learn the value of slow shutter speeds and higher ISO settings with no flash photography to get the unique candid portraits of the region. The class incorporates exposure times, f/stop settings and certain photographic techniques that are beneficial in nighttime photography. Main areas of emphasis are capturing peak moment and environmental portraits.

The evening will be filled with great photographic opportunity perfect for the novice hobbyist and/or the season professional. All levels of photographers are welcome!

No tripods needed, just fast, medium to short focal length lenses. The workshop will be moving quickly through Chinatown and all images can be shot with available light.


To insure your place in this workshop, please register by June 5. Under the new Outreach College guidelines, if the class doesn`t meet minimum enrollment a week in advance it will be canceled.

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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