Join the Leica Akademie in Washington, DC for a hands on workshop exploring the topics of Street Photography with photographer, Ruddy Roye, June 10th - 12th, 2016.
This three-day course kicks off with an introduction and lecture on Friday evening. Saturday's session will provide morning and afternoon shooting sessions. Sunday, the workshop will resume back at the Leica Store for editing and critique.  

Topics will include a comprehensive discussion with techniques and tips for shooting effective street images, selecting the right equipment, understanding the hyper-focal distance scale, and more.

What's included:

  • Opening night presentation and reception
  • Access to Leica products to use throughout the weekend.
  • Optional portfolio review on the opening night.
  • Multiple shooting experiences on Friday, Saturday.
  • One on one critique on Sunday.
  • Catered group lunch on Sunday.
  • Final group review and feedback of images made over the workshop.

Workshop times:
6:00p.m.- 9:00p.m. Friday 
10:00a.m.- 5:00p.m. Saturday 
10:00a.m.- 3:00p.m. Sunday

The cost for this workshop is $599

This workshop is intended for experienced, as well as up-and-coming photographers interested in Street and Documentary Photography. If you have ever been curious as to what it takes to make great pictures in the street and want to explore these techniques and get feedback on your photography, this is the program for you.

Participants are expected to have good understanding of the general operation of their cameras, this is not a basic technical program. Laptops will be needed on the final day of the workshop. Students should be familiar with their hardware and software in order to facilitate downloading and review of photos made during the workshop. Owning a Leica Camera is not required.  Attendance is strictly limited to 12 participants.

Instructor Bio:

Radcliffe Roye is a Brooklyn based documentary photographer specializing in editorial and environmental portraits, and photo-journalism. The photographer, who has over fifteen years of experience, is inspired by the raw and gritty lives of grass-roots people, especially those of his homeland of Jamaica. Radcliffe strives to tell their stories by bringing their voices to social media and the matte-fiber paper.

Radcliffe has worked with magazines like National Geographic, New York TimesVogueJetEbony, ESPNand Essence and has also worked with local newspapers like New York Newsday.Radcliffe honed his skill as a photojournalist by working as an Associated Press stringer in New York covering journalism events. He is also known for his documentation of the dancehall scene all over the world. He has travelled to as far as Brazzaville in the Congo Addis in Ethiopia, Nepal and India to document how the common man lives. He has also worked extensively in his homeland of Jamaica, documenting dancehall music and the way musicians use the language of dance as a tool of activism.

Recently, Radcliffe began experimenting with interpretative photography, preferring to allow the abstract content within the frame to dictate the voice and purpose of the image. His “Elements” series focuses on Pictorialism, and the blurry picture as a way of transmitting graphic, and emotionally raw imagery that are trapped behind a diffused lens. With painterly abilities, Radcliffe uses this diffused methodology to subtly awake the subconscious and expose the isolated figure or vision painted within a rhetorical frame.

Radcliffe has also been instrumental in leading the Instagram charge as a photographer showcasing his interest in his community of Bed-Stuy and Brooklyn as a whole. The images he portrays in his “Black Portraiture” or “I Can’t Breathe” series have been the talking point of numerous forums on Instagram.He was asked to take over the New Yorker Instagram feed when Hurricane Sandy ravaged the eastern shores in October 2012. Since then, Radcliffe has been asked by New York University, the School of Visual Arts and is also an adjunct lecturer at Columbia University; engaging in conversations with photography students on the rise of Instagram and the changing face of photojournalism.

Radcliffe’s work is widely sought after for exhibitions all over the world. Most recently he was featured on the New York Times Lens Blog. Radcliffe is a featured artist at this year's LOOK3 Festival.  

Don't miss this workshop sure to inspire. Space is limited, register your attendance at:

06/10/2016 - 06/12/2016
Leica Store Washington DC