Sunset and Night Photography Workshops 2021

Sunset and Night Photography Workshops

Learn how to capture San Francisco sunset and night photography in these individual location-based workshops.
with Hendrik Paul

Are you looking for inspiration and great locations for sunset photography? Need some new long exposure photography tips? Just want to get out of the house and photograph for a few hours? Join us for one—or all!—of our Sunset and Night Photography Workshops. Locations include Treasure Island, Chinatown, Sutro Baths, Twin Peaks, and the Marin Headlands – Battery Rathbone McIndoe.

On the Wednesday before each Sunset and Night Photography location shoot, there will be a 30-minute Zoom pre-outing discussion where we will go over gear, expectations, and layout of the location.

On the specified Saturday or Sunday, we will meet at each predetermined location for the photo excursion.

Everyone will be able to photograph at their own pace, while our instructor goes to each individual offering help and tips with your night photography settings. Masks are required for Covid-19 safety.

Following the excursion, we will hold a group critique via Zoom to share your best photos with everyone in the workshop.



Workshop Locations & Schedule

Workshops can be purchased individually by location.


Marin Headlands – Battery Rathbone McIndoe Shoot


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Wednesday, August 18, 7:30PM: Zoom Lecture for Marin Headlands – Battery Rathbone McIndoe.
Sunday, August 22, 7–9PM: Meet at Marin Headlands – Battery Rathbone McIndoe for night shoot.


Twin Peaks Shoot


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Wednesday, August 25, 7:30PM: Zoom Lecture for Twin Peaks.
Sunday, August 29, 7–9PM: Meet at Twin Peaks for night shoot.


Treasure Island Shoot

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Wednesday, July 28, 7:30PM: Zoom Lecture for Treasure Island.
Saturday, July 31, 7–9PM: Meet at Treasure Island for night shoot.


Chinatown Shoot

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Monday, August 9, 7:30PM: Zoom Lecture for Chinatown.
Thursday, August 12, 7–9PM: Meet at Chinatown for night shoot.


Sutro Baths Shoot

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Wednesday, August 11, 7:30PM: Zoom Lecture for Sutro Baths.
Sunday, August 15, 7–9PM: Meet at Sutro Baths for night shoot.


Workshop presented by The Image Flow Photography Center, providing photography classes, custom printing services, and studio rentals.


Instructor Bio


Hendrik PaulHendrik Paul

Hendrik Paul is a black and white photographer based in Mill Valley, CA. He processes each roll of film by hand and prints in the traditional silver gelatin format. His meticulous hand-crafting is an integral part of his work; these techniques help capture nature’s tranquil and meditative qualities.

Hendrik completed his BA at Providence College and his MFA at the San Francisco Art Institute. He was a 2009 Fulbright finalist and nominated for the 2012 SECA art award with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He has lead workshops at The Image Flow for the past 5 years.


About Zoom

Zoom is video conferencing software that allows us to video chat and share our screens all using our computer’s built-in video camera and microphone. Setting up a Zoom account is easy and free. Just got to the Zoom website to create a username and download the software onto your computer (not your phone). Never used Zoom? Check out their support page for How to Join a Zoom Meeting.

Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays
July 28 – August 29, 2021
See schedule for times and locations

Twin Peaks
August 25 & 29


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  • Digital camera with manual controls (DSLR or mirrorless)
  • A computer with video camera and microphone access (like an iMac or Macbook)
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic or Photoshop installed on the same computer
  • Zoom installed on the same computer
  • Working knowledge of their camera, Zoom, and Lightroom or Photoshop
  • Tripod
  • Flashlight
  • Optional: Lens with infinity focal setting, Cable Release

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Who Should Take This Workshop

Photographers ages 16 or older, with working knowledge of their camera and interested in sunset and night photography. All are welcome!

Pertinent Details

  • Maximum ten (10) students
  • 16 and older (Must have a driver’s license)
  • Students need to be able to walk/hike in the dark with equipment and gear
  • Everyone must drive to locations separately for Covid-19 safety
  • Masks are required for Covid-19 safety

Workshop Fee Includes

  • Group Critique via Zoom to be scheduled the following week after the shoot

In-Person & Zoom

All in-Person shooting locations are outdoors

  • Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA
  • Chinatown, San Francisco, CA
  • Sutro Baths, San Francisco, CA
  • Twin Peaks, San Francisco, CA
  • Marin Headlands – Battery Rathbone McIndoe, Mill Valley, CA

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