Close to Home: Making Your Work More Personal

This year has profoundly shaken up how most of us live, work, and create. Get inspired by your personal, physical, or emotional spaces in this online class. Houston Center for Photography instructor Lou Benjamin will provide approaches for sorting through your experiences to make your work more personal. Whether you are just getting started or are a seasoned professional, this workshop will motivate you to use photography for creative expression and intellectual reflection. This workshop will explore capturing the domestic space through intimate portraiture, studies of personal ephemera, and observations of interior spaces from your home and surrounding neighborhood. Students will be introduced to visual language, photographic theory, and art history, as well as be encouraged to expand their photographic skills and knowledge of techniques.


Registration & Fees: $245
Member enjoy 20% off


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Attention: This class is an Online Class. Please register as you normally would, and Houston Center for Photography staff will update you with a reminder and login information about a week before the start of the course. 

Students will need access to a desktop or laptop computer with an internet connection to participate in an online course. If you have any questions about navigating our new system, please email education@hcponline.org for more information.



Class meets four Fridays:
June 4th, 11th, 18th, & 25th
3 - 5 pm CT



What to Bring to Class

Access to a computer with an internet connection


Lou Benjamin