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Writing About Photography – 2-Session Workshop with Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

$100 – $130
Woman looking at photograph and writing

Saturday, September 21, 2019 & Saturday, October 5, 2019
10:00 – 11:30am
Class Limit: 12

Why write about photography?  Just as an image frames a visual viewpoint, analytic writing offers unique and enriching perspectives on what we see.  Learn to view and write about photography more critically in this two-day workshop with “What Will You Remember” editors Elin Spring and Suzanne Révy. Through guided observation, discussion, writing exercises, and one-on-one instructor critiques, you will begin to develop your voice for writing engagingly about photography – including your own.  At the end of the workshop, you will have a polished piece of writing and a fresh approach to understanding the photographic medium.

Note: Students are requested to attend the Opening Reception for “Double Take” group exhibition at Griffin @ Greater Boston Stage Company on Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 (6:30 – 8:00pm).

Instructor Biographies

Elin Spring is Founder and Editor of What Will You Remember? online photography magazine.  She is a contributing writer to other online and print magazines and has provided essays for various exhibition catalogs. As an independent curator, she juries photography competitions and exhibitions.  Elin regularly conducts portfolio reviews at national photography festivals, colleges, and museums, highlighting newly discovered work online. In 2014, her photography writing was recognized with the Scribe FOCUS Award from the Griffin Museum of Photography. Before concentrating full-time on WWYR?, for over two decades she specialized in professional portraiture in and around Boston. Elin earned her bachelor’s degree from Brown University and Ph.D. in Neuroscience from University of Pennsylvania.


Suzanne Révy is a fine art photographer who creates visual diaries of her family’s life and is Associate Editor of What Will You Remember? online photography magazine. Earning her BFA from the Pratt Institute and MFA from the New Hampshire Institute of Art, Révy has worked as Photography Editor at U.S. News & World Reportand Yankee Magazineand has exhibited her work at museums and galleries throughout New England and in New York.  Révy is currently on the faculty at the New England School of Photography and the New Hampshire Institute of Art.  She is a Board Member of the Photographic Resource Center in Cambridge.





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September 21, 2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$100 – $130
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The Griffin Museum of Photography
67 Shore Road
Winchester, Ma 01890 United States
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