Archive for November, 2016

gentry_sunrise--3.jpgCome with me! I am very excited to be very busy in France this summer teaching, touring and making photographs. Here are two very different opportunities to join me. Please don’t hesitate to contact me with questions about either program. Both have early bird registration rates of $100 off if you register by January 2017. REGISTER NOW
PARIS COLLEGE OF ART 6/12-6/23: Photography in Paris: examining its past and discovering its present. Available to take as graduate or undergraduate credit or non credit. NASAD accredited

This course will expose you to photography’s history in the city of light from 1826 to the present as inspiration to form your own contemporary photographic projects.

You will discover new and historical photographic sites of Paris using your own cameras, learn to input and treat images using post-production techniques and then output images to prints and slideshows using Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. The class will view and discuss pioneers and contemporary practitioners of photography, their aesthetic influences and locations, photographic terminology, camera settings, exposure techniques and visual aesthetics. Visits to galleries and museums will be an integral part of this course as well as guest artist lectures. You will explore and work on the development of a personal aesthetic based on assignments, field trips, class critiques, guest artists and presentations of historical and contemporary works using Paris as a center point.



Erika Gentry invites seven photography lovers to join her July 10-17 2017 in Arles, France for a photo workshop and tour entitled Photography in France: A Photographic Journey. This special tour is designed for intermediate photographers and photography lovers.

Photographic opportunities abound in this Roman city and its surrounds as well as the opportunity to experience one of the worlds premiere photography festivals, the Recontres d’Arles, to inspire your own work. Experience guided visits of the festival and make your own photographs via excursions to surrounding Provencal towns seeing subjects explored by the likes of VanGogh, Gaugin and Koudelka (to name a few).

Get one-on-one help in the photographic field and feedback from Professor of Photography Erika Gentry and special guests. Experience food, art, culture and camaraderie on this very special guided tour designed for serious photography enthusiasts. The Recontres d’Arles festival will take place July through September with exhibits, lectures and special workshops. The festival, with over 50 exhibitions of photography showcased at heritage sites (12th century churches and abbeys, 18th century townhouses, 19th century industrial buildings) throughout the ancient city of Arles, France also includes a book pavilion, orientations by your Instructor and portfolio reviews by renowned reviewers should you choose to participate.


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