Vision Classes


Photographers and Their Books

with Karen Keating

May 6th - June 3rd

Thursdays 7pm-9pm

Modeled around book groups with discussions around photographers, their images, lives and impact on the medium. Each class will feature one or two photographers and their contributions to the history of photography. A final will include a small set of images in the style of your chosen master photographer.

This class will be held onsite at Photoworks if health conditions permit; if not, the class will be held online via Zoom with aa instructor provided link. More info: Minimum age 18.


5 Session(s)

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Street Photography: Making the Ordinary Extraordinary

with Chris Suspect

June 2 - July 21 

Wed 7pm-9pm

Join acclaimed photographer Chris Suspect and take your street photography to the next level. Students quickly move beyond the single image and will focus on developing a vision, building a cohesive portfolio and setting the foundation for a larger body of work. Chris will review the basics of street photography, what street photography is and is not, and the history of street photography including the work of the masters. This class is for all levels but a basic understanding of how to operate your camera is expected. More info: Minimum age 18.


8 Session(s)


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The Art of Photography

with Richard Batch 

June 3 - July 22

Tuesdays  9:30am-12pm

For intermediate and advanced students. Discussion about the elements of great photographs. Learn to see the photo possibility, edit your style, present and understand the elements of art in photographs. More info: Minimum age 18.



8 Session(s)

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Contemporary Landscape Photography

with E. Brady Robinson 

June 6th - June 27th

Sundays 7pm-8:30pm

Learn how to photograph the landscape, natural world and social landscape (from a safe distance). Students will shoot weekly assignments, participate in reviews/critiques and create a personal portfolio of work. Workshop will address the natural world, social landscape, constructed landscape and inner landscape through history, technique, aesthetics and practice. Students may use their camera of choice. Workshop meets on ZOOM. More info: Minimum age 16.


4 Session(s)


Vinyasa Yoga and Photography: Crit and Flow

with E. Brady Robinson 

June 7th - June 28th

Mondays 8am-9:45am

Explore vinyasa yoga while developing your photography portfolio. In this class, students will be given weekly shooting assignments and photography prompts to create new work combined with an introduction to yoga asanas (postures) to improve strength, balance and flexibility. Workshop combines vinyasa yoga with digital photography. All fitness levels welcome. Students may use any camera (cell phones welcomed) A yoga mat, bottled water, strong internet connection. More info: Minimum age 16.


4 Session(s)


Photography Inside Out

with Robb Hill 

June 8th - July 13th

Tuesdays 7pm-9pm

Create more personal photos by seeing the sublime in the ordinary. Use your own home to expand your craft, including your family and pets if they are willing. Legendary photographer, Andre Kertesz, late in life, made quirky, loving and poignant photos in his small New York apartment. Explore how to see objects every day in new and fresh light, making metaphors out of the stuff that surrounds us. Info:, Minimum age 18.


6 Session(s)

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Say What You Mean

with Joe Cameron

June 26th - August 14th

Saturdays 10am-1pm

For intermediate and advanced photographers, this seminar is focused on exploring content at deeper levels and developing a practice that is consistent and productive.This class takes place via Zoom, and the link to participate will be provided to registered students by the instructor prior to the first class. More info: Minimum age: 18.


8 Session(s)


"Masters" Evening in the Park 

with Karen Keating

July 7th - July 28th

Wednesdays 7pm-8:30am

Skill Level: Intermediate. Students will discuss and examine both masters and contemporary photographers using books, the internet and online museums. Bring 6-10 images or a book of a favorite photographer to the first class. Enjoy conversations under the tree canopy of historic Glen Echo Park in the outdoor picnic area. Rain location is Photoworks Studio, 1st floor of the Arcade Building. More info: Minimum age 18.


4 Session(s)

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Narrative Landscapes 

with Robb Hill 

July 12th - August 16th

Mondays 7pm-9pm

Narrative Landscape will explore how to make a series of landscape images that tell a story. By combining the traditions of landscape photography with ideas from documentary traditions, create a set of images that have an emotional narrative at its core. Participants will choose a location to explore and photograph on their own time. Class meets online to review and critique work. All levels welcome. Participants may use any photo gear they want. Info:, 773.209.2628, Minimum age 16.


6 Session(s)