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Student’s Work: New York Workshop/2016



I just returned from conducting my latest workshop in New York, and it will have to go down as one of the best group of people I’ve ever had…or close to it since so many had taken at least one if not eight previous workshops with me. The level of work was amazing and I was was proud to be a part of it. Nor only am I proud to show you their week taken during the week, but I would think you will agree that it’s pretty impressive work.

Along with New Yorker (historian and photographer) Morning Slayter who produced this workshop, we shot a several places you’ll recognize in the slideshow: The Seaport, Memorial Gardens, the Brooklyn Bridge, Chinatown, Washing Square Park, the Village, Central Park, Calatrava Path Station, and a private hard hat tour of the shuttered hospitals on Ellis Island…not counting just walking around the city finding photo ops wherever you looked.

My hat is off to Morning for all her had work, and the images you see would not have been possible without her.

As I said, most of the people had taken my “Stretching Your Frame of Mind” workshop, or had taken my online classes with the BPSOP…or both, and I would put their body of work against the majority of working professionals living through the US…and abroad.

Group photo taken after the hard hat tour on Ellis Island.

Group photo taken after the hard hat tour on Ellis Island.

You’ll have to excuse me this time for the amount of photos I’ve selected, but it was very difficult and this is less than half of what I went through as to make it as short as possible. Just keep your finger clicking on the arrow and it will go by a lot quicker!!!!


I always try to select a photo to highlight and it was very difficult to do so. I finally settled on the one at the top that to me represents New York, albeit in a semi-strange (NY) way. It’s the one image you see happening more than any other when in the Big Apple.


Visit my website at: www.joebaraban.com and check out my 2017 workshop schedule at the top of this blog. March 10th, 2017 in conjunction with the Santa Fe Workshops, I’ll be leading a trip to the Oriente Province on the Eastern side of the Island. This will be my fourth trip to Cuba and I’m excited to see cities and parts I’ve never been to before.

Send me a photo and question to: AskJoe@gmal.com, and I’ll create a video critique for you.


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