Architectural Photography Workshop with Wayne Thom

Friday, October 5, 2018
When: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Doheny Memorial Library

    “He seems to have an ability to deal with this extraordinary scale and these varied surfaces that I don’t think anybody else had.”—Nicolas Olsberg, curator

    Internationally renowned architectural photographer Wayne Thom will share his exceptional techniques for shooting large buildings—and show structures on the USC campus in a new light—in this hands-on workshop. Bring a digital camera or phone camera to photograph the Von KleinSmid Center, designed by Edward Durell Stone, and the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism building, designed by A. Quincy Jones. Thom will provide expert tips and feedback as you go.

    Wayne Thom is an internationally renowned architectural photographer. He was born in Shanghai and grew up in Hong Kong before moving to Vancouver and then Southern California. In his decades-long career, he has photographed more than 2,800 projects, most notably buildings in L.A. (Photography collection in the USC Digital LibraryUSC Libraries profileUSC News featureWired Magazine feature)

    Related Event:
    Building DTLA: An Architectural Tour with Wayne Thom

    Sunday, September 23, 2018
    Depart USC at 10 a.m.; return at 2 p.m.
    Downtown Los Angeles
    For more info, click here.

    Presented by USC Visions and Voices: The Arts and Humanities Initiative. Organized by the USC Libraries.