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Workshop: Portland Japanese Gardens with Zeb Andrews


  • Portland Japanese Garden 611 Southwest Kingston Avenue Portland, OR, 97205 United States (map)

For over fifty years the Portland Japanese Gardens have been a gem in the city and a place of beauty and tranquility. Built in the 1960s, the Japanese Gardens were conceived as a means of healing ties between the U.S. and Japan. Today they are recognized as one of the most authentic Japanese gardens outside of Japan. The gardens attract tens of thousands of visitors each year. In this class you will get to experience these gardens at the height of their summer green. Spend several dedicated hours in the gardens learning how to appreciate their aesthetic and translating that into photography. This class is open to photographers of all skill levels. It will include hands-on learning of topics ranging from basic photographic fundamentals such as exposure and composition to more advanced photographic topics such as vision and how to make images unique to your experience. The class will feature a follow-up session for review, sharing and critique of images made during the outing.

Workshop Details:

  • Instructor: Zeb Andrews

  • Dates: Sunday June 2nd and Friday June 7th, 2019

  • Location: Portland Japanese Gardens

  • Focus: Photography Composition and Envisioning Results

  • Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

  • Tuition: $125.00 + Dept/Lab Fee: $45.00 

About Zeb Andrews:
Zeb Andrews is an analog photographer, workshop instructor, and camera extraordinaire at Blue Moon Camera in Portland, Oregon. He has been interviewed and featured on photographic platforms such as PetaPixelLomography, and Plates to Pixels. He has also been featured on television via Oregon Public Broadcasting about his house hold pinhole camera creations. Up until recently, he taught various classes and workshops at The Newspace Center for Photography, which closed in Summer of 2017. The closure of Newspace Center last summer didn’t stop Zeb from bringing photography to the masses. Zeb continuously advocates for photographers to not only create photographs but to use their knowledge and artistic passion as a force of good in their community and around the world. In this endeavor, he leads by example and sets a high standard for others to follow.

For more information visit the workshop page at Pacific Northwest Art School!