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Breaking Through Photographic Barriers: An Intensive Workshop With Sony Artisan Eli Reed

Sony Artisan Eli Reed, renowned Magnum photographer, filmmaker, author and professor, will conduct this unique intensive photography workshop designed for established or emerging photographers who want to stretch past their boundaries to reach their personal best. Participants should be comfortable with their camera settings and options. Group portfolio reviews will be conducted in addition to one-on-ones with Reed. The ultimate goal is for each participant to improve their unique photographic vision.

Topics Covered

  • Personal project management - how to follow your instinct
  • Documentary photography - telling the story with a single image

Tickets for the workshop are $200. 

During his time at Magnum, Reed has photographed for both national and international publications including The New York Times, National Geographic, Life, Time, People, Vogue, GQ and Sports Illustrated, among others. He has shot movie stills for The Five Heart Beats, Higher Learning, Clockers, Ghosts of Mississippi, A Beautiful Mind, 8 Mile, and The Jackal. Reed, a Pulitzer Prize Nominee, has received numerous awards including the 2011 Lucie Award Achievement in Documentary Photography, which is considered the photography version of the Academy Award Oscar. He has been a Sony Artisans Ambassador since 2014.

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