Phil Chang
The Photo Center Northwest


The Conversations open dialogues on subjects of interest; these are not formal presentations but group explorations. Please join us with questions, thoughts, and ideas to share. All sessions are FREE. This quarter, join writer Rebecca Brown and Michelle Dunn Marsh for a series of public conversations to provoke dialogue around photography: Picturing / Words Tuesday January 28, 6:30pm Appearance / [...]

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Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition

CALL FOR ENTRIES! The Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is pleased to announce Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition, and our esteemed juror, Whitney C. Johnson. This year the theme is documentary. An artist statement is encouraged with your entry. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at PCNW August 2014. All photo processes are welcome.

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Artists using cameras record information beyond what our eyes and brains can process, helping us to better understand our environment through the alchemical wonders of the photographic medium. Marking the 175th anniversary of the announcement of photography and its myriad forms in the 21st century, Process is a celebration of photographic works that explore unique methodologies and question how we define photography today. Artists included in this exhibit reflect the present and future of photography, exploring material, duration, and the relationship between image and object.

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Intro to documentary photography Preparing submissions for juried shows Lightroom Bootcamp
June 6–8, 2014
with Beb C. Reynol

This workshop provides a step-by-step guide to the practice of photojournalism, and the making of a photo documentary series. Critiques and discussions will provide an arena for exploring new ideas and inspirations as you create a story of your own.
Saturday, April 26th with Rafael Soldi
This workshop will help you put your best foot forward when applying for juried opportunities, covering file preparation, titling your work, finding which juried shows best match your work, and editing your project and artist statement.
May 31–June 1, 2014
with Nick Shepard

Whether you shoot film or digital, Adobe’s Lightroom is a flexible and powerful way to organize and edit your images. Students must be comfortable with their cameras and will learn how to process and edit photos in Lightroom.
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Masterclass: Garth and Pierre Storytelling with photographs World Wide Pinhole Day Workshop
Sat., May 10, 2014 with Garth Amundson and Pierre Gour
Explore a range of non-darkroom photographic transfer processes. Using a hands-on approach to experiment, participants will acquire skills and create their own image transfers.
May 21, 28 & June 4, 18 with Nancy Levine
Create a photographic story by: identifying a subject that resonates with you as a photographer, exploring all aspects of the subject or story, and collecting images and insights over a period of time.
April 27 with Janet Neuhauser
Join instructor Janet Neuhauser at PCNW on April 27th for World Wide Pinhole Day! Janet will lead students in the making and use of pinhole cameras, working with everyday objects like soda pop cans and metal tins.
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