Street Portraits: Intention and ImprovisationCourse Code: 23MCESP003I
Dates: July 17-21, 2023
Meets: M, Tu, W, Th and F from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET
Location: ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
Course Tuition: $970
In this course, Brooklyn-based street-portrait photographer Amy Touchette discusses various methodologies used by street photographers, the psychology behind getting the portrait you envision (including how and why to embrace fear), the role of the mind-body connection, how to gain the trust of strangers quickly and wordlessly, and what to do when things take a turn for the worse, among many other topics. Classes comprise lectures as well as discussions and critiques of the photographs students make for their assignments. Any camera will do, as long as you are able to process and share your images for each class session. This course is limited to 12 students.
Course Level / Prerequisite: Open to all skill levels. Students ranging from beginner to experienced will be successful in classes that are Open to All Skill Levels.
Students are encouraged to review ICP's Classroom Disclaimer for current information regarding COVID-19 policies, classroom guidelines, and more. These policies are subject to change at anytime.
Courses are subject to minimum enrollment. Please register early, within five days of the start-date, to reduce the likelihood of course cancellation and to ensure you receive all course-related materials in time to prepare for class. Registration for this course will close one day prior to the start date of the course.
Save $200.00 or more with a Street Photography Intensive or Portrait Photography Intensive
|Course Fee (Basic)||Course Tuition||$ 970.00|
ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
Amy TouchetteFaculty Bio
|07/17/2023||Monday||10 AM to 5 PM||ICP (84 Ludlow Street)|
|07/18/2023||Tuesday||10 AM to 5 PM||ICP (84 Ludlow Street)|
|07/19/2023||Wednesday||10 AM to 5 PM||ICP (84 Ludlow Street)|
|07/20/2023||Thursday||10 AM to 5 PM||ICP (84 Ludlow Street)|
|07/21/2023||Friday||10 AM to 5 PM||ICP (84 Ludlow Street)|
To prepare for the class, please bring 15-20 images you have made of either: people on the street, portraits, or another selection of images (ideally with people in them) as a way of introducing yourself to class. You can put these images on a flash drive, upload them somewhere (Dropbox, cloud, etc.) that you can access using the classroom computer, or bring actual prints. Please also read the short-but-sweet essay, "The Joy of Photography" by Ernst Haas, which I will provide the week before class. Any camera will do, so long as you are able to process and share your images on a weekly basis.