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The Masters of Photography: 2019 Lecture Series with Jeffrey Martz

Photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz continues his inspiring lecture series The Masters of Photography at The Image Flow. You are invited to join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz for an evening talk and presentation celebrating the life and work of some of the most influential practitioners in the history of photography. This photography lecture series The Masters of Photography will use the best possible reproductions and an interactive format and is intended for both the newcomer and the ...
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In Conversation with Photographers Tim Porter & Lori Barra

Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 7–8PM   All of the proceeds raised during this event and exhibition will go directly to the families photographed in Oaxaca, Mexico. Limited edition prints will be available for sale, and additional donations will be gratefully accepted.   Join us for a conversation with Marin County photographers Tim Porter and Lori Barra as they discuss their work documenting children and families in Oaxaca, Mexico. In this evening event, Tim and Lori will tell stories and show ...
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The Masters of Photography: Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson Thursday, October 24, 2019, from 7–8PM Photo © Henri Cartier-Bresson French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson was considered a master of candid photography. He pioneered the genre of street photography, and viewed photography as capturing a decisive moment. Cartier-Bresson was one of the founding members of Magnum Photos in 1947, along with Robert Capa, David Seymour, William Vandivert and George Rodger. The Masters of Photography Lecture Series You are invited to join photographer and art historian Jeffrey Martz for an ...
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 ...

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 ...

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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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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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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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 ...