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NYC Street Photography Workshops

SNYC's Street Photography Workshops are a popular way for visitors to NYC and New Yorkers to learn the techniques and skills of street photography and explore the city.

My street photography workshops are a popular way for visitors to NYC and New Yorkers to learn the techniques and skills of street photography while exploring one of New York's exciting urban neighborhoods. Workshops are regularly held throughout the year and you'll find the upcoming workshops below. If you're visiting NYC and there isn't a workshop scheduled for the day you would like to take one, a personalized walking photo tour might be for you! Please don't hesitate to contact me if you require any further information. Gift certificates are available too!

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Abstract Street Photography Workshop

Abstract Street Photography Workshop

  • Techniques to shoot abstract street photography

  • Using composition and color to create abstract photos

  • Combination of discussion in classroom and shooting on the streets

  • Choosing camera settings to produce desired effects

  • Brief discussion of post-processing techniques

The workshop is led by Linda Hacker and Leanne Staples. It is an 8 hour abstract street photography workshop and it is limited to 10 people. This workshop is good no matter your level of experience amateur to professional. All digital cameras are good for the workshop. Zoom lenses are a plus.

The schedule for the workshop will be

  • Begin with 2 hour presentation

  • Shoot outdoors for 2 hours

  • Lunch and discussion 1 hour

  • After lunch 2 hours shooting

  • One hour end of day discussing 

Linda Hacker - Linda has been doing abstract street photography for 5 years. "I use abstraction to blur boundaries, express emotion, and explore complexities." You can see her work on Instagram at @Stretchhack and her website.

Leanne Staples is a street and abstract photographer and has been providing photo tours and street photography workshops for 9 years. "I call myself a backward painter. Abstract street is a passionate artistic pursuit." You can see some of her work at @ShootNYCity on Instagram and her website

The workshop runs rain or shine with the exception of extreme weather. Make certain to have fully charged batteries, empty memory cards, wear comfortable shoes and prepare for the weather.