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Workshops

Gus Powell Workshop One, August 2023, Sunday

$125.00 Sold out

Please note: In-stock online does not necessarily mean in-stock at our SF store. To confirm in-store availability or to request a transfer from one of our other Camera West stores, please call (415)801-5066.

We are pleased to announce that due to popular demand, we will be offering an additional session for the workshop on Sunday, August 20th with more available spots.

  • TIME: Sunday, August 20, 10am – 4pm
  • LOCATION: Leica Store San Francisco, 463 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA, 94108
  • PRICE: $125
  • LIMITED: 16 participants 

Leica Store San Francisco is delighted to invite New York-based photographer Gus Powell to host an exclusive one-day workshop focused on the art of street photography. This workshop will delve into the diverse practices encompassed by the genre of street photography, with a particular emphasis on the physicality, intentionality, and pleasure of the practice.

Commencing in the morning, the workshop will begin with engaging presentations and discussions, followed by immersive shooting experiences through a city walk around San Francisco. Throughout the workshop, participants will explore various themes including the process of making rather than taking photographs, the art of visual communication, and the power of poetic storytelling. The workshop will guide participants from the initial act of making individual striking images, through the development of an authentic visual voice, and take them towards creating a cohesive body of work. 

This initial introductory workshop will be followed by a more extensive 2-day workshop with Gus Powell that will go deeper into sequencing, storytelling, and book making.  This will take place towards the end of summer. Stay tuned for more details about Part 2!

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To begin, fill out the form on our Trade // Sell page with the details of the fine photographic equipment or watches you'd like to trade in. One of our team members will then contact you to confirm any details we might need for an accurate estimate. We will provide an estimate that doesn’t only look at the value of your trade in but the whole picture of where you want to go. If the estimate is satisfactory to you, we can provide a shipping label for you to ship your gear to one of our stores for a final inspection and store credit. Finally, we apply that credit towards your new gear!