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Exploring the Secrets of the Night

with Jason Langer

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Course Description

Night photography is synonymous with mystery and the unconscious. The dark draws us inward for self-reflection. These themes are heightened in this unusual time of quarantine. For many of us our cameras are our best tools for better understanding ourselves, our loved ones, and the world around us.

Whether we are using the ambient light of street lamps, moonlight, or we are introducing a light source into the scene using strobes or flashlights, photographing at night reveals a new world—one not visible during the day.

Exploring the Secrets of the Night is a six-week, collaborative, online experience with fine-art photographer Jason Langer. Classroom sessions combine technical discussions and demonstrations with image presentations and digital darkroom tips. Jason’s weekly assignments can be easily completed around home. Image reviews happen the following week with the goal of developing a concise body of photographs investigating and celebrating image making at night.

Additional Information

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Amateurs, Advanced Amateurs
What You Should Know:

Working knowledge of your camera; all camera formats welcome. Participants must be able to download and select images using image editing software for class sessions.

Policies:

View Withdrawal and Transfer Policies for online programs.

For the convenience of participants, recordings of each class session are posted privately for one month after the end of each session. Santa Fe Workshops takes the recordings down after one month to protect the intellectual property of our instructors.

Categories
Creative Vision, Fine Art, One-of-a-Kind
about
Jason Langer

Jason Langer is known for his positive and encouraging instructing style, often motivating students to recognize and move past their own limitations to dig into deeper stores of creativity and expression. He excels in helping each student discover and highlight their technical and aesthetic strengths and abilities and help them find their core photographic narrative.

Jason is best known for his long-term photographic projects. His photographs often ruminate on enigmatic universal ideas stemming from his Jewish upbringing and Buddhist and Jungian concepts. He has published four monographs: Secret City (2006 Nazraeli Press), Possession (2014 Nazraeli Press), Twenty Years (2015 Radius Books), and Berlin (2022, Kerber Verlag).

Supported by grants from The Ford Family Foundation, The Joy of Giving Something Foundation, The Oregon Arts Commission, and The Wood Institute, Jason’s photographs are held in permanent collections such as the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Yale University Art Gallery, Zimmerli Art Museum, and Sir Elton John, Sir Mick Jagger, International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum, and are represented or distributed by CLAMP (NYC), Galerie Esther Woerdehoff (Paris), and Gilman Contemporary (Sun Valley, ID). He has been published in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, American Photographer, and countless other publications and exhibits and publishes regularly. 

A popular workshop instructor, Jason is also part of our Mentorship Program »

Website: jasonlanger.com

Instagram: @jlangerphotos

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