The workshop runs three consecutive nights in Los Angeles, CA. from Friday, Aug 26 through Sunday, Aug 28, 2011. The Friday, August 26th and Saturday, August 27th classes will begin in Culver City at 4pm for intimate classroom instruction. On Friday evening we will shoot in a nearby urban setting in Culver City beginning at 7pm.  On Saturday evening we will shoot at a spectacular location in downtown Los Angeles after the lecture. On Sunday night August 28th we will meet at 7pm at a special industrial location that is not open to the public. Only class attendees will be granted permission to photograph inside this facility. Each evening's instruction will end before midnight.


This workshop is designed for photographers who are proficient handling either an adjustable digital SLR, or film camera. It is not appropriate for photographers who shoot with a point-and-shoot camera because these cameras cannot sustain the long exposures required for night photography. Students must bring a tripod and a remote shutter release that can lock the shutter open for an extended period of time. Students should already be familiar with the proper use of their tripod and the shutter release. Students must be in good physical shape and be able to carry their equipment through various urban environments. Please be prepared for cool weather in the evening. The trip to the special location may require climbing steps and walking around heavy industrial equipment, such as pipes. All students must wear industrial-strength or heavy hiking boots during our visit to the special location. No exceptions! Please contact one of the instructors if you have any concerns about this.


Please feel free to contact either Tom Paiva ( or Andy Frazer ( with any questions


The cost of the workshop is $545 per person. We accept check or credit card via PayPal. A deposit of $150 is required to reserve a spot in the class. The deposit is refundable before Aug 1, 2011. To register, please contact Andy Frazer at