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CUNY J-Camp: Photowalk: A Hands-On Workshop
CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 W. 40th St.
“Photowalk: A Hands-On Workshop”
Instructor: John Smock
Saturday, June 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (with a one-hour break for lunch). Limit 12 students.
Bring your camera and spend the day photographing street life in New York City with renowned photographer and multimedia guru John Smock. We’ll meet at the journalism school for some quick preparation and then walk through one of several signature New York neighborhoods on assignment. After lunch, we’ll come back to the School to edit and critique the work.
Level of expertise required: Beginner to advanced
Photo equipment required: Any equipment you have
Advance work: Some preparatory links to example work will be provided
John Smock is a photojournalist who works for the Associated Press and SIPA, a photo agency with offices in New York and in Paris. His work has appeared in many publications including The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and The Washington Post. In 2005 Smock was awarded a Knight International Press Fellowship to the Middle East, where he assisted regional publications in developing visual components for their publications. He has worked as an instructor at the International Center for Photography in New York and also as a journalism trainer in several former Soviet republics, Cambodia, and Afghanistan. Prior to becoming a photographer, Smock worked as a reporter, editor, and consultant for New York Today, the predecessor of The New York Times Online. He earned his master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.