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Dupont Circle Street Photography workshop

From Henri Cartier-Bresson’s decisive moments to today’s mobile phone paparazzi postings, photographers have been finding art on the vibrant streets of our cities. Enter Dupont Circle, a cosmopolitan mix of historic homes, ethnic restaurants, art galleries...and best of all, an incredible diversity of people.

We will document life from the Samuel Francis DuPont Memorial Fountain and surrounding park. We capture stories in the Dupont Circle Farmer's Market, up Connecticut Avenue and through the historic neighborhood side streets. You can expect everything from musicians to chess players and, occasionally, a demonstration or two. You never know what to expect or where our decisive moments will unfold.


What you will learn:

  • How do you choose a good scene on a busy downtown street?
  • How do you get great shots in stealth mode?
  • What techniques can you use to break the ice and get portraits of strangers?
  • What are the steps for good storytelling of street scenes?
  • What composition techniques can you use for more impactful street pictures?
  • What are the legal and ethical considerations when photographing strangers?


More benefits

  • Maximum instructor to student ration of 1:8
  • Individual coaching as you work on your techniques
  • Post your photos on our Alumni Blog

This $89 workshop is being offered at a savings to our Shutterbug Excursions members.


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  • Ina B.

    Oops. Sorry about the garbled message below. What I was trying to say is that the workshop was really great. I learned some great techniques on how to engage strangers and get permission to photograph them. Lyn was very patient and guided us through many phases of street photography.

    June 10, 2013

  • Ina B.

    Great workshop. I learned a lot, particularly how to stranger and get permission to photograph

    June 10, 2013

  • Nathan M.

    I wish I could be there, I will make the next one for sure!

    June 9, 2013

  • Jeffrey P.

    I have a previous engagement, but I hope to do this in the future

    June 6, 2013

  • Starlene

    I hope this happens again, because I have a workshop in Baltimore this Sunday.

    June 6, 2013

  • jeanne k.

    Im sorry prior commitment on this date

    June 6, 2013

  • Debra M.

    am so sorry to miss of my "bucket list" will make soon I hope

    June 5, 2013

  • Curt n.

    Will be in China.

    June 5, 2013

  • Barbara S.

    As much as I'd love to attend, Sunday is just not good for me. I will watch for a future meetup here. Thanks!

    June 5, 2013

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Refunds are not offered for this Meetup.

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