Walkabout Journey in Palo Alto

Walkabout date: Sunday, May 7, 2017, 10am-4pm

Pacific Art League
668 Ramona Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Edward Weston stated, “If you can see your feet, you can see a photograph.” If you really open your eyes and observe your surroundings, you will discover exciting and unique images right where you walk.

We invite you to experience a Walkabout adventure in downtown Palo Alto during a one-day workshop. Bring one camera (Point and Shoot, Mirrorless or DSLR) or a cell phone that has a camera built into it—and a healthy dose of enthusiasm and curiosity. If you have a DSLR or Mirrorless camera, please bring just one lens.

Richard will serve as a guide, and other members of the original RDPW will be available for one-on-one coaching. Afterward, there will be an image review and critique.

So come have some fun, and see where this journey takes you.

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Richard Dischler Photo Workshop Award-Winners Exhibit

April 7–May 3, 2017
Pacific Art League
668 Ramona Street
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Over the last eight years, members of the Richard Dischler Photo Workshop have proven themselves to be award-winning, published, exhibiting photographers. Time after time, they have received public recognition for their works in local, regional, national, and international juried and non-juried art and photography competitions, exhibits, and publications.

This exhibit displays the works of those who have received such recognition and represents a small sample of the excellent talent within this growing community of talented and visionary photographers.

Through the workshop discipline and process, which can seem random and reckless and radically chaotic at times, these RDPW photographers boldly challenge their own and outside assumptions, to reach deep inside themselves, tap into inner visions, and express a photographic voice that is enriching and rewarding.

The purpose of the Richard Dischler Photo Workshops is to encourage, guide, and inspire the members through their individual, unique journeys of seeing with more than just their eyes.

From all of us at RDPW, we hope you are enjoying the Spring flowers, soft rain, warm sunshine, and invitation to walk about and photograph whatever moves your heart.

Call for submissions: RDPW Award Winners at Pacific Art League

  • Framed Work Drop-off: March 31 – April 1
  • Opening Reception: April 7, 5:30-8PM
  • Work Pickup: April 28-29

All RDPW Award Winners are invited to participate in our next exhibition at PAL, though priority will be given to Firsts and Best-in-Show entries. Please meet with Dick during March to review images and deliver framed work to PAL on April 1.

2017 Salon at the Triton Exhibit

Please join your fellow Richard Dischler Photography Workshop members this Sunday, March 12, for a reception at the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, from 2 – 4pm. The Triton is hosting a statewide competition, the 2017 Salon at the Triton Exhibit, that received over 1,200 entries and several of your classmates were honored to have been selected.

The Triton Museum of Art is located at 1505 Warburton Ave in Santa Clara. The exhibition goes from March 11 to April 23. Please visit the Triton’s webpage for more information.

We look forward to seeing you!

Journey at JCC Photography Workshops

Develop your visual photographic journey at the Palo Alto Jewish Community Center!

A journey can be described as a trip, voyage, expedition or venture. A journey can be a noun (as in a person, place, thing or idea) or a verb (as in an action or something one does).

Many people journey by car, plane, train or boat. Others embark on internal journeys, writing thoughts or observations on what they see and feel. Still others journey with a camera, capturing their observations and feelings through the lens.

Richard Dischler Photo Workshops (RDPW) inspire members through individual journeys of seeing with more than just their eyes. Numerous members have received public recognition for their works in local, regional, national and international juried arts and photography competitions, exhibits and publications.

This workshop uses a unique methodology that focuses on visual imagery, taking your work to a higher level. Photographers of all levels are welcome. While fancy cameras are not required (or even needed), familiarity with manual mode is helpful.

The workshop meets once a month for six months, culminating in an exhibit in the Fitness Center. In between meetings, Dick provides one-on-one coaching during weekly office hours.

For details on the schedule and location, and to register for the workshop, go to the JCC website.