Stephen Johnson's Life Form Exhibition. Pacifica Center for the Arts
June 27, 2018
Life Form Exhibition to Open July 20, 2018
Invitational & Public Opening
Life Form Installation. Stephen Johnson Photography. Pacifica Center for the Arts.
Life Form opens on July 21 to the public and will be celebrated in a Invitational Opening on the evening of July 20th, a public opening on July 21 and features a lecture on July 21. The prints will be on display at Pacifica Center for the Arts through December 31, 2018.
Invitational Opening: July 20, 6-8:30pm
Public Reception: July 21, 2018, 12-5pm. Lecture: 3:30-4pm
A splendid time is guaranteed for all. Please RSVP.
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Photography Workshops Ahead & Added
A Digital Photography Field Workshop
4 days $800
Feedback on our work has proven critical to many of us involved in the arts. In this emerging age of digital photography, it is hard to find people knowledgeable in the technology and with a background and experience in the fine arts.
Three Days in Point Lobos. Carmel and Big Sur. Fieldwork at the park and visits to Photographer's Studio, Carmel Galleries. Lectures and presentations.
Ansel Adams called Pt. Lobos "the greatest meeting of land and sea" on earth. It is truly an amazing combination of rock, surf, wildlife, changing light and abstraction...aqua surf, orange lichen, organic rock forms and waving sea palms. We'll walk the trails, wander the rocks, get lost in form and light.
Give tangible physical form to your photographs and create the only lasting form of your work, fine-art prints, as beautiful hand-made renderings.
This workshop focuses exclusively on improving your fine-art digital printing in our fully-equipped Digital Lab, primarily using Epson inkjet printers. Concentration will be on inkjet printing with color pigments and black/gray ink combinations on coated and rag papers. Learn from the digital pioneer how he obtains his impressive results during four days of lectures, printing, and feedback in the studio.
Since 1979 I have led winter photography workshops to Death Valley. I keep returning to this desert because there is a magic here, a quiet and vast expanse of sensual and strange earthworks, remarkable in color, resting under the soft winter light of January.
We will spend our first half day preparing for our outings. Topics covered will be optimal digital camera use in a variety of formats, file size and printing considerations. We will open files, review success, constantly going back in the field putting into practice lessons learned.
Winter in Yosemite Valley is a transformed world. Trees are wet and dark, the oaks are bare. The cliffs are blanketed with snow. Weather moves through in waves of clouds and mist. Ponds and river edges are frozen. There is usually snow on the valley floor. Visitors are dramatically fewer in number. Our three days together will likely be cold, but we will no doubt be warmed by the special beauty that winter brings to this grand valley. Although we will carpool to various locations, I hope our basic mode of transportation through the valley will be our feet. There is really no other way to come to know a place.
This full-week photography workshop is an intense immersion into digital photography with one of its pioneers. In five days you will go from perhaps not even understanding what a RAW file is, to making well-crafted and thoughtful prints.