Port of Long Beach Photo Works
In collaboration with the Arts Council for Long Beach, the Port of Long Beach is proud to bring you PhotoWorks. This program is taking the place of the 2020 Port PHOTO Program, which has been reimagined due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Create Your Own Container
The Port of Long Beach and the Arts Council for Long Beach launched Create Your Own Container, a Do-It-Yourself container project designed by local artist and designer Nick Zegel.
You can watch the tutorial video for step-by-step details and download the PDF to participate. Prints of the design will also be available as an insert in the Gazettes Newspaper on April 15, 2021.
The first 100 people who share their container design on Instagram using hashtags #artslb and #portoflongbeach will be entered into a drawing for $100 from Tuttle Cameras.
If you would like to be a host location to distribute printed copies, please email Judy Estrada at email@example.com.
Photo Works Workshop Series
The program consisted of five monthly educational workshops on the topic of photography. The video workshops were posted on the Port’s PhotoWorks Facebook Group on the first Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. from November 2020 until March 2021. Additionally, every month we shared a keynote speaker video where professionals from across the country share their best tips and tricks to help you expand your photography skills.
You can still join this opportunity to learn from some of the best local photographers, show off your creative skills, win great prizes and hear from nationally renowned professionals! This will also serve as a chance to network with professionals in the field and local people with similar interests, all in one space. Oh, and did we mention the PhotoWorks program is open to the public, free of charge?
Join the Port of Long Beach PhotoWorks Program!
The Port of Long Beach and Arts Council for Long Beach are excited to present the PhotoWorks Program, a virtual photography workshop series. The first session will begin November 5. Watch this video of the Port's Manager of Creative Design Jen Choi to learn more. Join the PhotoWorks Facebook group, www.facebook.com/groups/polbphotoworks.
Photo Works Alumni Feature
PhotoWorks is in collaboration with the Port of Long Beach and Arts Council for Long Beach. We will be featuring Port PHOTO alumni from our previous cohorts via social media to show their work and tell you what they’re up to!
Port PHOTO Alumni Feature: Joseph Trevino
Port PHOTO Alumni Feature: Vincent Mattina
Port PHOTO Alumni Feature: Cindy Chow
Port PHOTO Alumni Feature: Jose Cordon
Port PHOTO Alumni Feature: Aydin Tuna Palaiyikoglu
Port PHOTO Alumni Feature: Annie Banks
Port PHOTO Alumni Feature: Weldon Spurling
Port PHOTO Alumni Spotlight: Christine Lee Smith
Header Image Credit: Stuart Kleinfelder – Stacked High and Wide (above)