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Masters of Photography Lecture Series, Harry Callahan

Harry Callahan Thursday, July 21, 2016, from 7–8PM   Chicago 1949. Photo © Harry Callahan. Private, self-taught, and committed to the amateur spirit, Harry Callahan is a central figure in the practice of subjective photography in mid-century America. His five-decade-long career encompassed a wide-ranging, experimental, and restless approach that resulted in some of the most original images of the 20th century. Masters of Photography Lecture Series You are invited to join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz for an evening ...
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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 …

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Masters of Photography Lecture Series, Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt Wednesday, June 22, 2016, from 7–8PM Halifax, 1937. Photo © Bill Brandt. Widely considered the greatest British photographer of the 20th century, Bill Brandt is a central figure in the development of photographic modernism. Brandt’s wide-ranging lens was equally masterful in the fields of photojournalism, portraiture, landscape photography, and the nude. His rich, five-decade-long career continues to inspire, challenge, and influence photography to this day. Masters of Photography Lecture Series You are invited to join photographer and art ...

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 …

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Masters of Photography Lecture Series, Eugène Atget

Eugène Atget Thursday, May 5, 2016, from 7–8PM Quai d'Anjou, 6h du matin, 1924. Photo © Eugène Atget Practically unknown during his lifetime and practicing an archaic working method, Eugène Atget is the central figure bridging the documentary world of the 19th century and the straight photography world of the 20th. His resolute commitment to visual facts mingles with a perfect understanding of light and space to create images that are both objective and poetic. This enigmatic man dies unknown ...
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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 …

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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 …

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Brian Taylor & Ted Orland Lecture: The Quirky Corners of California

Hitch a ride along the road less traveled and discover the quirky corners of California and the West during this rousing photography lecture with Brian Taylor and Ted Orland. Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 7PM Free Renowned artists Brian Taylor and Ted Orland have spent much of their photographic careers exploring the natural and social landscapes of the West. This month, they will share their work in a free photography lecture at The Image Flow, offering guests a foray into the …

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Tintype Portrait Sessions with Nathan Lomas

Immortalize yourself and your loved ones with this historic photographic process. December 19, 2015, from 10AM–3PM If you’re still searching for that perfect holiday gift for family and loved ones, look no further! On Saturday, December 19, The Image Flow will offer tintype portrait sessions conducted by our own Nathan Lomas. The tintype—a photographic process prevalent in the 1800s—is prepared with silver chemistry on a metal plate, resulting in a one-of-a-kind image that will last a lifetime. Nathan takes care in handcrafting …

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Visit Pier 24 with The Image Flow

Join The Image Flow’s Stuart Schwartz to tour Collected, the eighth exhibition at Pier 24 Photography, which brings together photographs from the Pilara Foundation and other Bay Area collections. FULL Wednesday, May 25, 2015, from 1:15–3PM, Pier 24 Group Tour, Free Join Stuart Schwartz on a small-group visit of Collected, the new exhibition at Pier 24 in San Francisco. From the Pier 24 website: Nine collectors were invited to select works from their holdings that reflect their interests in the medium. The exhibition thus …

Book Signing & Pie Tasting with Photographer Arthur Drooker

Saturday, December 12, 2015 Doors open at 5PM, Book presentation at 5:30PM Book Signing & Pie Tasting at 6PM, Free The Image Flow cordially invites you to attend a book signing and pie tasting with photographer and author Arthur Drooker on Saturday, December 12. Arthur will sign copies of his new book Pie Town Revisited and offer slices of pie from Pig & Pie. Pie Town, NM, is located at 8,000 feet above sea level along a desolate stretch of Highway 60 …

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The Dry Land: An Evening with Photographer Matt Black

In a benefit lecture for the California Drought Relief Fund, photographer Matt Black will present his work documenting the impact of California’s drought on the Central Valley. Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 7PM $10 General Admission Photographer Matt Black returns to The Image Flow Thursday, September 10 to present his work documenting the impact of California’s historic drought on the Central Valley. A native of rural California and one of the newest nominee members of the prestigious Magnum Photos Agency, Matt has …

Catherine Karnow National Geographic travel photography lecture

Catherine Karnow Lecture: The National Geographic Travel Story

Improve your travel photography with National Geographic photographer Catherine Karnow! Free lecture July 9, 2015, at 7PM In this free lecture, learn how Catherine puts together a set of images that tell the story of a place while she regales you with the surprising and often crazy stories behind the photos, and get the inside scoop on how a National Geographic Traveler story is conceived and produced. She will explain how she researches a place, discuss the process of shooting, and …

Artist Talk & Book Signing with Photographer Lucy Gray

Thursday, September 24, 2015, from 7–8PM, Free Photographer Lucy Gray will present images from her new book, Balancing Acts: Three Prima Ballerina Becoming Mothers. The images were created over a span of fourteen years, during which Lucy photographed three San Francisco Ballet prima ballerinas, Kristin Long, Tina LeBlanc, and Katita Waldo, who had decided at the top of their careers to risk it all and have children, and keep on dancing. The book, which was published March 10, has been …

Melinda Meinke Memorial Silent Auction

Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 6:30PM Melinda Meinke was an advertising art buyer in the Bay Area and New York, a talented photographer and artist, and most importantly, a dear friend and colleague. We invite you to join us to celebrate Melinda’s infectious spirit, great sense of humor, generosity, and joy, and to honor her memory. Melinda lost her year-long battle with breast cancer in January and leaves behind her two young children, Cole and Elliot and her beloved husband Jesse. …

Kiddo! Class Show

April 23, 2015, from 4:30–6:30PM Kiddo! is a nonprofit organization made up of parents, teachers, local businesses, and members of the local community that funds art, music, drama, poetry, and technology programs at six Mill Valley schools. The group works with the school district to create vital programs that benefit all students. Without Kiddo!, our local schools wouldn’t have most of these art programs. Thanks to the program, a group of eighth graders from Kim Tran’s art class at Mill Valley …

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Jock McDonald Lecture: Cuba – Stories From Behind the Tourist Curtain

Saturday, February 21, 2015, at 7PM Free Photographer Jock McDonald has visited Cuba some 50 times in the past 25 years. In his new lecture, he will take you on a visual journey behind the tourist curtain of Cuba. Cuba and the U.S. are shaping a rational relationship with each other and real action has taken place with the swapping of political prisoners, but what does that mean? Where were we, and where are we now? You will experience 25 years …

A History of 20th Century Photography: Lecture Series with Jeffrey Martz

Winter 2015 Thursdays, from 7–8PM Free You are invited to join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz for a tour through the history of 20th century photography. Using the best possible reproductions, we will see the technologies, practitioners, and key works that made photography central to our story of the world. The series is intended for both the newcomer and the curious expert looking to contribute to the discussion. See you there! Part 1: Pictorialism & Straight Photography Part 2: …

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The Image Flow’s 2015 Group Show

The Image Flow’s popular Group Show featuring student and client work returns Saturday, February 7, 2015, with an opening from 6:30–9PM. We are excited for the opportunity to show off the outstanding caliber of work created at The Flow. This year’s Group Show will highlight work by students in our photography and alternative process workshops, as well as the best work from our digital printing and traditional darkroom clients. This popular photography exhibition will feature more than 25 local photographers, …