Street Photography Workshop
Instructor: John Hames
Day: 3-Part Workshop: Sunday, March 22nd; Sunday, March 29th; Sunday, April 5th
Time: 1pm-3pm (each Sunday)
Cost: Members $150 | Non-Members $200
Description: Join us for this three-week workshop that meets on consecutive weekends at the Art Center as well as in downtown Boston. Week 1 (March 22, 2 hours) will feature a slide show and Q&A at Cape Cod Art Center about historical and contemporary trends in street/candid photography. Week 2 (March 29, 2 hour) will give us the opportunity to meet in Boston for actual shooting experience in the urban environment. The final week’s meeting (April 5, 2 hours) will be at Cape Cod Art Center as students bring their work for discussion and critique.
Instructor Bio: John Hames: BA, Education, URI (1973); MFA, Photography, Savannah College of Art and Design (2002). John Hames was primarily a self-taught photographer for about 20 years, as well as studying with such masters as Mary Ellen Mark, Eugene Richards, and Constantine Manos, before going back to school to earn his Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography. He has taught at several area colleges, including URI and RIC. He is the founder and director of Studio Without Walls Photography Workshops, where he organized more than 100 workshops during its existence. He has also taught workshops in Nepal and China. In 2007, he taught photography at the Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology in Beijing, and has traveled extensively in China. He is the recipient of various awards and RISCA Honorariums, and his work has been published and exhibited in the US and in China, including the Ping’yao International Photo Festival in 2007. He was the recipient of the 2017-2018 RISD|CE Teacher of Excellence Award, and has self-published 10 books of his photographs. Thus far, he has taught 25 different courses for the RISD|CE Photography Certificate Program.