Nancy Richards Farese Lecture: Social Documentary Photography at The Image Flow

Nancy Richards Farese Lecture: Social Documentary Photography

Open Wide: Harnessing Children’s Play as a Tool for Peace Thursday, May 16, 2019, from 7–8PM Free   Nancy Richards Farese is a social entrepreneur, photographer, and academic, thinking about the role of images and social change.   Open Wide: Harnessing Children’s Play as a Tool for Peace is a social documentary photography project covering 14 countries over 4 years, which looks at culture through the lens of children’s play—what do games and toys tell us about gender, resources, education, ...

Barbara Kinney Conversation & Book Signing

#StillWithHer: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Moments that Sparked a Movement Thursday, February 21, 2019, from 7–8PM   Join us for a conversation and book signing with award-winning photojournalist Barbara Kinney. Barbara has worked with the Clintons for more than twenty-five years, first as an official White House photographer during Bill Clinton’s administration, and then as Hillary’s official campaign photographer. Barbara will tell stories of her time working with the Clintons and show photography from her book, #StillWithHer: Hillary Rodham Clinton and the Moments ...

Artist Dinner with Photographer Greta Carlstrom

Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 6:30PM $60/person (wine included) *space limited* Join photographer Greta Carlstrom and a community of photography lovers for a delightful dinner Saturday, November 3. Greta will be speaking about her new series of photographic work BEYOND, on view in the gallery September 15 – December 21. We are expecting a fun and engaging night!   Beyond the obvious, navigating identity, I’m an explorer creating images from deep within my psyche. My work attempts to capture the invisible edges …

History of Photography Lecture Series, Part 5

Part 5: The Art of Photography July 26, 2018, from 7–8PM Julia Margaret-Cameron The impulse to create beauty finds new expression in the camera. Academically-trained professionals and avant-garde amateurs push photography into the realm of fine art. A debate stirs around the artistic efficacy of machine-made imagery and the role of its operator. By the end of the century art itself will never be the same. Join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz for an evening of high definition imagery and ...

History of Photography Lecture Series, Part 4

Part 4: The Documents of Photography, Pt. 2 June 21, 2018, from 7–8PM Francis Frith & Co. The romantic imperative and a public eager for the truth of the camera image drive documentary photographers to all parts of the globe. From the mysterious orient to the bleak wilderness of the American West, photography in the 19th-century simultaneously reinforces and shapes our concept of otherness. Back home, social concerns compel pioneering eyewitness photographers into the streets to record the truth of their times. ...

History of Photography: Lecture Series with Jeffrey Martz

Photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz returns to The Image Flow to offer his updated History of Photography Series. A History of Photography Lecture Series You are invited to join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz for a tour through the history of photography. In this series, we will explore the origins, the pioneers, the journeys, the documents, and the art of a medium that revolutionized human communication. Using the best possible reproductions we will see the technologies, practitioners, and ...

The Dolomite Mountains, Italy: A Night of Photography & Stories

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, from 7–8PM Join Leanne Hansen and Lorenzo Acciai for a night of photography and stories on our Travel Photography Workshop in the Dolomite Mountains, Italy.   Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world, the Dolomite mountain peaks will serve as the backdrop for one of The Image Flow’s small-group international photography workshops. At every turn, you’ll see why this remarkable region has inspired a strong tradition of Italy landscape photography. Now it’s your …

Artist Dinner with Photographer Jeffrey Martz

Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 7PM $60/person (wine included) *space limited*   Join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz and a community of photography lovers for a delightful dinner March 10. Jeffrey is well known for his History of Photography Lecture Series, and will be speaking about his background and his new series of photographic work Faster but Slower, on view in the gallery February 17 – March 30. We are expecting a fun and engaging night.   _________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Artist Dinner with Jeffrey Martz   …

Lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning documentary photographer Deanne Fitzmaurice

The Heart of the Story: Using photography to create a visually compelling, meaningful and engaging narrative story. Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 7–8PM Free Where is the tipping point in turning a no into a yes, when people let you into their lives to tell their stories? Deanne Fitzmaurice, Pulitzer Prize-winning documentary photographer, will share her thought process behind her Pulitzer winning project and talk about building rapport with the people she photographs from an injured Iraqi boy to Warriors …

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Umbria: An Evening with Edmund Zimmerman, Stuart Schwartz & Jeff Zaruba

Edmund Zimmerman of the La Romita School of Art will join Jeff Zaruba and Stuart Schwartz to talk about the history of Umbria and Central Italy, the impact of the Slow Food movement, and the incredible opportunity for photographic exploration in Umbria, Italy. Thursday, March 16, 2017, from 7–8PM Free Edmund Zimmerman, director of the La Romita School of Art in Umbria, Italy, is a freelance writer and poet with a background in the performing arts. Fluent in Italian, Edmund has traveled extensively …

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Pei Ketron Lecture on Instagram Success

Instagram sensation Pei Ketron on her unconventional road to photographic success. Tuesday, February 7, 2017, from 7–8PM Free Pei Ketron is a San Francisco-based photographer who has followed an unconventional road to photographic success. After more than ten years of slowly building a photography business as a side job while working as a public school teacher, her career exploded when social media, specifically Instagram, became huge. She now has over 830K followers on Instagram. Suddenly, Pei was able to leave her day …

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Stephen Johnson Lecture: Digital National Park Project

Canon has named Stephen Johnson one of their Explorers of Light and sponsors speaking engagements with him around the country! Thanks to Canon, Stephen will be talking at The Image Flow about his recent project on the National Parks With a New Eye: Photography Changed Forever. Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 7–8PM Free Stephen Johnson walks us through his travels to over 50 national parks and the ideas, tools, inspiration, and means of accomplishing his massive five-year project, With a New Eye: Photography …

Larry Brilliant Lecture & Book Signing: Sometimes Brilliant

Join us for a special evening with Larry Brilliant, chairman of the Skoll Global Threats Fund and one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People. Thursday, February 2, 2017, from 7–8PM Free Larry Brilliant will talk about his new book, Sometimes Brilliant: The Impossible Adventure of a Spiritual Seeker and Visionary Physician Who Helped Conquer the Worst Disease in History. Larry will be available to sign books after his talk. Larry is the chairman of the Skoll Global Threats Fund where he heads a team …

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18th Annual Click Off!

From left, Click Off 2015 Best in Show © Dana Spaeth, 2015 Movement First place © Eric Knight. The Image Flow partners with the Mill Valley Arts Commission to organize its annual Click Off competition October 26 – November 9, 2016. Each fall, photographers of all ages and ability levels share their unique impressions of Marin County through photography through the Mill Valley Arts Commission's annual Click Off competition. The subject categories are designed to highlight the area's unique characteristics and encourage every ...
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Arthur Drooker Lecture & Book Signing: Conventional Wisdom

In his new book Conventional Wisdom, photographer and author Arthur Drooker offers a behind-the-scenes look at 10 of the quirkiest conventions in the U.S. Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 5–7PM There are nearly two million conventions, conferences, and trade shows each year in the United States, and each offers the opportunity for like-minded people to congregate, bond, and express themselves. In his new book Conventional Wisdom, photographer and author Arthur Drooker offers a behind-the-scenes look at 10 of the quirkiest conventions—from …

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Mark Citret Lecture & Book Signing: Parallel Landscapes

Join architectural and landscape photographer Mark Citret and book designer Gudrun Thielemann to learn about the process of creating and designing the new fine art photography book Parallel Landscapes. Thursday, September 8, 2016, at 7PM Mark Citret’s new book Parallel Landscapes is a collection of 47 beautiful photographs of the landscape of his dreams: a massive construction site in southwest San Francisco. The images chosen for the book were distilled from more than 100 photographs taken between 1990 and 1993, a …

Ken Light Lecture & Book Signing: What’s Going On?

Photographer and author Ken Light will give an inspiring talk and sign copies of his new book, What’s Going On? 1969-1974 during a free event at The Image Flow. Thursday, June 2, 2016, from 7–8PM Free Join us to meet photographer and author Ken Light as he discusses his new book What’s Going On? 1969-1974 and signs copies during a free event at The Image Flow on Thursday, June 2. What’s Going On? is a monograph of Ken’s earliest work …

Creative Eye Behind the Scenes for National Geographic in Switzerland

Catherine Karnow Lecture: The Creative Eye

Behind the Scenes for National Geographic in Switzerland April 27, 2016, from 7–8PM Free How do you land in a foreign country and capture compelling images while planning an entire photo shoot on your own—in just ten days? Come hear National Geographic photographer Catherine Karnow talk about her creative process while she regales us with stunning images and exciting anecdotes from her recent assignment in Switzerland to shoot a major ad campaign for National Geographic. Catherine will tell us how …

Masters of Photography: Lecture Series with Jeffrey Martz

Photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz continues his inspiring lecture series Masters of Photography in a free event at The Image Flow. You are invited to join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz for an evening celebrating the life and work of the most influential practitioners in the history of photography. This new photography lecture series Masters in Photography will use the best possible reproductions and an interactive format and is intended for both the newcomer and the curious expert …

Descendants of Light: Lecture & Book Signing Portraits of American photographers of Jewish ancestry: Elinor Carucci and Ryszard Horowitz. Photos © Penny Wolin.

Penny Wolin Lecture & Book Signing: Descendants of Light

Photographer Penny Wolin will present her new book, Descendants of Light: American Photographers of Jewish Ancestry, in a lecture and book signing at The Image Flow. Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 7PM. Free. Award-winning photographer and author Penny Wolin traveled across the country for more than six years for her most recent book Descendants of Light: American Photographers of Jewish Ancestry. Penny photographed and interviewed more than 70 of the most important Jewish photographers in history. Some of the most …