Street & Documentary Photography: The Ongoing Moment

Andre D. Wagner, Photographer

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6 Videos (32m)
    • Introduction

      4:00
    • Project and Past Work

      8:17
    • Getting Familiar with Your Camera

      4:04
    • Walk the Walk

      6:46
    • Creating Intimacy

      3:17
    • Developing and Reviewing

      5:11

About This Class

Follow photographer Andre D. Wagner as he roams the streets of New York documenting life as it passes by. This class shows Andre’s method of working as well as his personal means of expression. In this process you’ll learn the immediate way in which he captures everyday reality, and his efforts to allow photographs to have a visual language of their own. You’ll get insight as to how he approaches strangers, photographs with confidence, and the importance of following your gut reaction. If you love street photography, storytelling as a visual language, or just endlessly curious about life, this is the class for you.  

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Really insightful class, would recommend to anybody.
This inspired me so much. I always carry a camera or two with me and now after watching this I feel so inspired to get up and go shoot. Thank you for this it has really truly gotten me fired up to go shoot and continue to learn and make images.
Great inside view with a lot of precious advises on taking and post-treating your shots. Thank you Andre

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Andre D. Wagner

Photographer

Currently based in Brooklyn, Andre D. Wagner makes photographs which encapsulate American life and its social landscape. City streets, people, parades, public transportation, and the youth of the twenty-first century are his visual language. 

Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Wagner received a BFA in Social Work and Digital Media in 2010. Wagner's practice also includes developing his own black and white negatives and making silver gelatin prints in a traditional darkroom. 

Wagner's solo exhibition at Papillion Gallery (Los Angeles) received a glowing review in the L.A. Times. Wagner has also exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in New York, Paris, and Los Angeles. Additionally, his photographs been featured on New York Magazine, New York Times, Business InsiderFeature ShootPetaPixelThe Great Discontent, and VSCO.