Night Photography on the Lower East Side

Course Code: 21FCENY116

Dates: October 8-29, 2021

Meets: F from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ET

Location: ICP (84 Ludlow Street)

Fall Tuition: $465

This class focuses on technical tools and tricks needed to effectively shoot in low-light conditions and at night. Along with reviewing essential concepts like high ISO and slow shutter speeds, the class will explore the Lower East Side, documenting unique and lesser-known locations. Using their low-light photo skills, students will create dynamic images on the streets of one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in New York City.

Course Level / Prerequisite: Intermediate: You are familiar with a camera, whether film or digital. You understand aperture, shutter speed, exposure, white balance, histograms, and how to control focus. You are comfortable editing and processing your images. You may want to learn how to utilize your camera in a more thoughtful and articulate way, or learn more about lighting or how to utilize theoretical concepts in relation to your portfolio of work.

In accordance with ICP’s COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Policies, all Continuing Education students are required to be fully vaccinated in order to attend in-person courses. This includes courses taking place at the ICP School location (79 Essex Street) as well as offsite locations. Students will be required to provide proof of their vaccination status during the registration process, unless an exemption has been granted. ICP strongly recommends that masks are worn while in class, and requires masks to be worn while in other public areas of ICP, to protect the health and safety of all employees, students, and visitors. For your safety, hand sanitizer is available throughout the school.

Courses are subject to minimum enrollment. In order to comply with ICP’s COVID-19 Safety Guidelines and Policies, registration for this course will close three days prior to the start date of the course.

Students attending in-person courses will be required to complete ICP’s online Daily Health Screening prior to entering the ICP school.

image: Justin Jay, Untitled LES Nights, 2019
Image: Justin Jay, Untitled LES Nights, 2019
Fee: $465.00

ICP (84 Ludlow Street)

Justin Jay

Faculty Bio
Date Day Time Location
10/08/2021Friday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
10/15/2021Friday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
10/22/2021Friday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)
10/29/2021Friday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM ICP (84 Ludlow Street)

Students should bring a digital copy or prints of 5 of their favorite images that they've taken in the past year in order to get an understanding of what they are interested in shooting.


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