- $39 for $100 toward a photography class or workshop
Los Angeles Center of Photography
Julia Dean boasts a long and storied career as both a photographer and educator. Her resume includes working as the photo editor for the Associated Press and traveling to more than 40 countries as a freelance photographer for relief groups and magazines. And her vast amount of experience fed into a career in teaching photography at colleges and universities for 30 years. Most recently, her photographic fascinations led to her shoot street photography around the world—particularly in LA—a passion which inspired her to create the Los Angeles Center of Photography.
Inside the 501(c)3 non-profit organization, she and more than 80 experienced and dedicated instructors support photographic arts at the helm of dozens of photography classes. Aside from high-caliber classes, they also provide local and travel workshops, exhibitions, screenings, and lectures. LACP also gives back to their local community by heading outreach efforts to put grants, scholarships, and focused programming in the hands of youth and low-income families.