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Street Smart: A Photography Workshop with Bruce Gilden
May 29, 2013
by Bruce Gilden
Shoot either 50 digital images or 2 rolls of film in a familiar area, somewhere you are “comfortable” working in, AND 50 digital images (or 2 rolls of film) in a different, or “new” situation. Please present no more than 10 images.


BRUCE GILDEN brings to the workshop his unique style of street photography which has truly become his own over the past 45 years of working in New York City and other urban areas, both in the US and abroad. He will work with the students to teach them how to improve their pictures shot in the streets by best identifying their working “style” for street photography, and aiding them in gaining “street smart” sensibilities necessary to working in any environment- that ability to be in the middle of the scenario, but be unobtrusive.
In addition to the assignment to be shot in advance of the workshop, bring your best photos, ones that are indicative of your style (they do NOT have to be “street” photographs) to the first session.

BRUCE GILDEN will review students’ portfolios, followed by reviewing their recently-completed assignment and film shot during workshop.

BRUCE GILDEN will give each student a personal assignment related to his or her strengths and weaknesses.

BRUCE GiLDEN will also give a presentation of his 45-year body of street work in CD form.

Dates: December 2-6, 2013
Fee: $1500
Participants: 12
Location: Miami, FL
Contact: Juan Jose Reyes at