Photographer’s Eye

This series of presentations on Los Angeles photographers began in 1994 with a lecture on the career of Los Angeles photographer Will Connell. Michael Dawson of Dawson’s Book Shop gave the slide presentation. At present, Photo Friends has hosted more than 80 Los Angeles photographers.

Unless otherwise noted, this bimonthly lunchtime lecture series is held on the second Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October and December in Meeting Room A at the Central Library. (map)

Check back for information about future programs and an updated Past Speakers List.

Past Speakers

April 2017 Pro Tips to Improve Your Photography with Raul Roa 
February 2017 Kwasi Boyd-Bouldin – North of the 101 
October 2016 David K. Thompson 
August 2016 David Davis
June 2016 Warren Hill
April 2016 Leopoldo Peña
February 2016 Roger Steffens 
August 2015 Julie Green
June 2015 Elisa Leonelli
April 2015 George Brich
January 2015 Douglas Hill & Martin Cox
October 2014 Art Meza
August 2014 Eric John
June 2014 Kevin McCollister
April 2014 Anne Fishbein
October 2013 Helen Garber
August 2013 Jeffrey Schwartz
June 2013 Sara Jane Boyers
May 2013 Steve Grody
February 2013 John Tapia Urquiza
August 2012 Kevin Knight
April 2012 Ted Soqui & Glynn Martin
March 2012 John Matkowsky
February 2012 Beth Ann Guynn
November 2011 Gerald Panter
May 2011 Tom Zimmerman & Eric Evavold
April 2008 Stefano Paltera
February 2008 Ann Mitchell
December 2007 Meredith Jenks
October 2007 Christopher James Alexander
August 2007 Stone Ishimaru
June 2007 David Fahey
April 2007 Douglas McCulloh
February 2007 Doug Hill
December 2006 Catherine Bauknight
October 2006 Hans Gutknecht
August 2006 Rick Namiahs
June 2006 Wendy Horowitz
April 2006 George Bojorquez
February 2006 Wendy Cheng
December 2005 Peter Reiss
October 2005 Hector Mata
August 2005 Rick Mechtly
June 2005 Francine Orr
April 2005 Cheryl Himmelstein
February 2005 Michael Grecco
December 2004 Sports symposium moderated by Andy McCue with photographers Andrew Bernstein, Keith Birmingham, Anne Knudsen, and James Ruebsamen
October 2004 David Davis
August 2004 Tom Lamb
June 2004 Mark Johnstone
April 2004 Julius Shulman
February 2004 Don Rogers
December 2003 Virginia Lee Hunter
October 2003 Grant Mudford
August 2003 Douglas McCulloh
June 2003 Paul Kopeikin
April 2003 Gail Albert Halaban
February 2003 Art Streiber
December 2002 Gil Garcetti
October 2002 Carolyn Cole
August 2002 Charles Phoenix
June 2002 Nick Ut & Mark Edward Harris
April 2002 Julia Dean
February 2002 Delmar Watson
December 2001 Robert Glenn Ketchum
August 2001 Slobodan Dimitrov
June 2001 Livia Corona & Joaquin Trujillo
April 2001 Stephen White
February 2001 David Strick
December 2000 Darryl Curran
October 2000 Howard Bingham
August 2000 Marissa Roth
June 2000 Ray McSavaney
April 2000 Lara Jo Regan
February 2000 Nancy Webber
December 1999 Jerry McMillan
October 1999 Sarah Fix
August 1999 Marvin Rand
June 1999 Lester Sloan
April 1999 Sheila Pinkel
February 1999 Robert Flick
December 1998 Lauren Greenfield
October 1998 Virgil Mirano
August 1998 Tom LaBonge
June 1998 Gregg Segal
April 1998 Robert Berger & Anne Conser
February 1998 Robert Landau
December 1997 Gary Leonard
October 1997 Lane Barden
August 1997 Earl Witscher
June 1997 Victoria Pearson
April 1997 Anthony Friedkin
February 1997 Bob Douglas
December 1996 Tim Street-Porter
October 1996 Kathleen Estrada
August 1996 Tom Zimmerman
June 1996 Roland Charles
April 1996 Karen Halverson
February 1996 Genaro Molina
December 1995 Thos K. Meyer
October 1995 Dennis Callwood
August 1995 Irene Fertik
June 1995 Todd Gray
April 1995 Iris Schneider
February 1995 John Humble