Workshops With Karen Marshall

Summer Masterclass In Visual Storytelling

Turin, Italy

July 6 - 29

The Summer Masterclass Intensive taught by faculty from the International Center of Photography from New York in collaboration with CAMERA in Turin, Italy will be back in-person after two editions held online due to the pandemic. 

What does it mean to make effective and meaningful visual stories in 2022?
Through fieldwork, critiques, and the honing of editorial and technical skills, this intensive program encourages a collaborative environment where participants engage in meaningful dialogue to broaden their way of working and seeing. The purpose is to produce content that has depth and substance while experimenting with the complementary tools of audio, video, and text. Using Turin as a sketchpad, students will consider various strategies for photographing in the field while contemplating how a group of photographs seen in concert with one another and in conjunction with other media can create an effective narrative.

To Learn more and reserve your spot in this intensive by May 31st.


Living Room Critiques

My living room critiques are small independent workshops that meet in my home in New York City.  These sessions offer an intimate but structured environment where the photographer receives expert input and ongoing dialog with fellow photographers.  This supportive setting is for photographers who enjoy working independently, but also appreciate structured critiques and group.

I am also available for individual sessions if that works better for your schedule.  Please refer to my one to one sessions here or contact me here and I will explain my rates and packages available to work individually with you on your projects and portfolios.

Fall  2021

International Center of Photography 

New York City  

In-Person Class At Essex Street (you must be vaccinated to attend)


The camera is a powerful observer of people. In this course, we examine what it means to make images that address the social, cultural, or emotional space of people and the places they inhabit. Participants discuss strategies for photographing people within a cultural context, and create documentary essays. Through class critiques and the honing of editorial skills, students gain a deeper understanding of their personal motivation and desire, and create meaningful work about the world through their lens.

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