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Julia Dean (www.juliadeanphotography.virb.com) is a photographer, educator, and founder of the Los Angeles Center of Photography, formerly The Julia Dean Photo Workshops. She began her career as an apprentice to pioneering photographer Berenice Abbott. Later, Julia was a photo editor for the Associated Press in New York.  She has traveled to more than 40 countries while freelancing for numerous relief groups and magazines. Her extensive teaching experience includes 33 years at various colleges, universities and educational institutions including the University of Nebraska, Los Angeles Valley College, Los Angeles Southwest College, Santa Monica College, the Santa Fe Workshops, the Maine Photographic Workshops, Oxford University and the Los Angeles Center of Photography.For the past 15 years, Julia has concentrated on street photography around the world. For the past five years, street shooting in downtown Los Angeles has been her primary focus. In 2014, one of her L.A. street photos — The Kiss — won for the United States in an international street shooting contest. The same photograph won first place in Leica’s I-Shot-It street shooting contest in 2015. Julia received a Bachelor of Science degree in photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Master of Arts degree in journalism at the University of Nebraska, and is the author/photographer of the award-winning children’s book, A Year on Monhegan Island.

Julia will be showing three bodies of work during her presentation. The World in Black & White, is a retrospective body of work covering 33 years of travels around the U.S. and the world, all shot with black & white film. The second body of work is from the San Carlos Apache Reservation where Julia lived for two months in 2009 while documenting everyday life on the reservation. Lastly, Julia will present a 10-minute slideshow of her street shots of downtown Los Angeles from the past five years.


Tuesday September 8th, 2015    7:30pm to 8:30 pm


Room HSS165

1900 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica, Ca 90405


PARKING: $10 Parking at Pico and 14th

UBER recommended: First time riders use promo code: 5ja4g and save.



Please note: Please arrive 1 hour early to allow for street parking on meters or

empty spots. The College has evening classes at the same time, arriving early

does not guarantee free parking.


Public transportation plan your trip here: Big Blue Bus

PARKING: $10 Parking at Pico and 14th






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APA at Canon with Photographer Jeff Dunas


An evening with photographer Jeff Dunas


                                                                  © Jeff Dunas



Jeff Dunas is an American Photographer whose work spans five decades. His work has appeared in hundreds of magazines, album covers, books and calendars. Dunas’ principal areas of work have included Nudes, Documentary, Celebrity & Portrait and Street Photography. He is the author is 8 monographs and 5 museum catalogues. As an entrepreneur, he founded Melrose Publishing Company, Collector’s Editions, Ltd., launched, Edited and Published Collectors Photography magazine, published Darkroom Photography (later Camera & Darkroom). Dunas founded the Palm Springs Photo Festival in 2006 and the Official Portfolio Review at PhotoPlus Expo in 2010. In 2014, he produced & directed PhotoSynthesis, a photography & music festival in Los Angeles for the Annenberg Foundation. He work has been shown in twelve, one-person museum exhibitions and over 50 gallery exhibitions. Dunas has lived between Los Angeles and Paris, France since 1974. 


Wednesday September 16th, 2015 

Time: Doors open at 6:30pm -Event starts at 7:15pm


Light hors d'oeuvres will be available


Canon Hollywood

6060 West Sunset Boulevard 
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Street parking, read signs. 

UBER recommended


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Portfolio Reviews October 17th 2015


Get expert personalized reviews from top industry professionals: art

buyers, photo editors, in-house creatives and design firms.

These are folks on the front lines of hiring photographers and they

know branding, marketing, and editing.


Saturday October 17, 2015 from 9am - 4pm


No late registration all registrations must be completedand submitted

by October 13th, 2015. This event is exclusively available to

 Pro and Associate APA members ONLY.


Reviewers include the following and more are being confirmed daily.

Felix Borscheit, Creative Director, Kastner & Partners


Registration opening soon.

Location TBA 


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