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" The Streets of New York"

A street photography workshop with Meryl Meisler

New York, NY USA

September 14-18, 2022

A five-day street photography workshop in New York City with world-renowned street photographer and educator Meryl Meisler. 


This is a five-day workshop designed to build up your street photography confidence and skills while developing a growing body of work in, and about, this great city. It is suitable for beginners and experienced photographers alike,  and anyone who wishes to take their street photography skills to the next level with the guidance of a world-class photographer.

The structure of the workshop is a daily morning class, 9:30 to 12:30 where we will edit and critique the participants' photographs. We will also have an opportunity to review inspirational work by iconic and underknown photographers who documented NYC before us.

Meryl will go out and shoot along with the group in different locations around New York City (but you may also choose to shoot on your own). We will go out to hit the streets and subways every day, at iconic locations such as Times Square, Grand Central, Union Square Park, Washington Square Park, Tompkins Square Park, Chinatown, Bushwick, Flushing, and Coney Island.

Meryl will walk the streets group providing guidance to help you photograph the visual chaos of  New York's daily life. During group feedback sessions, Meryl will review students’ photographs made during the previous day.  Students will learn tools that will help them find their own style and voice. She will discuss making images with strong content and design. At times, she might observe you at work and give instant feedback and suggestions when required. Students will also have a chance to observe Meryl at work and learn some tricks and techniques.  



This photography class is designed for all levels of image-makers, and both smartphones or DSLR cameras are equally encouraged. 



New York City -USA 

 25 W 31st Street, New York, NY 10001 

 TUITION: $1,795 

REGISTER You can register and pay with credit/debit card (via Paypal ) by filling up the form below. 

QUESTIONS?? Email Juan Reyes at



Meryl Meisler ( was born in the Bronx and raised in N. Massapequa,  Long Island, NY. Inspired by the work of Diane Arbus, Meisler enrolled in a photography class at The University of Wisconsin, Madison. In 1975, Meryl moved to NYC and studied with Lisette Model, continuing to photograph her hometown, NYC street life, the infamous New York discos and sordid nightlife.  A 1978 C.E.T.A. Artist Grant supported her portfolio on Jewish identity. After C.E.T.A., Meryl began a three-decade career as a NYC Public School Art Teacher. Upon retirement,  she began releasing large bodies of previously unseen work, including two books, A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick (Bizarre, 2014), and Purgatory & Paradise SASSY ‘70s Suburbia & The City (Bizarre, 2015) Her next monograph New York PARADISE LOST Bushwick Era Disco will be bigger, badder and bolder- launching 2021 with solo shows in NYC, Woodstock and Berlin. Watch out! Meryl lives and works in New York City and Woodstock, NY.  Her photography is represented by CLAMPART. ( )

Her work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Historical Society, Dia Art Foundation, MASS MoCA, the New Museum for Contemporary Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art and in public spaces including Grand Central Terminal, South Street Seaport and throughout the NYC subway system. Her work is in the permanent collections of the American Jewish Congress, AT&T, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, the Brooklyn Historical Society, Columbia University, Islip Art, Library of Congress, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, and can be found in the artist book collections of Carnegie Melon, the Centre Georges Pompidou, the Chrysler Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and Metronome Library.

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  • If canceled more than 60 days in advance: Full refund

  • if canceled between 60 and 45 days prior to the start date of your workshop, we will refund all payments made, less a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the deposit.

  • Withdrawal less than 45 prior to the start date of the workshop will result in no refund

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