2017, September 30: Special Story-Telling Photography Safari for Seniors at the Newseum!

Through a specially discounted arrangement with this monument to journalism and freedom of the press, we'll take you inside to some of the most interesting exhibits that help you learn how to tell stories with your pictures.
We begin at the spectacular exhibit that displays all the photographs that have won Pulitzer prizes over the past 75 years, with Instructor E. David Luria discussing how each photograph tells a dramatic story. We read the explanations given by the photographers and try to guess at the camera settings used for each picture, and we take pictures of the photographs themselves.
We then move on to a special exhibit about the 9/11 tragedy, to the Berlin Wall gallery, to a special exhibit of the Civil rights movement, and a new show of photographs of the Kennedy family. We end up on the 6th floor balcony with its magnificent view along Pennsylvania Avenue towards  the Capitol in the east and towards the Old Post Office to the west.
At each point in the safari Mr Luria will work with clients individually to get the correct exposure, composition and white balance for good story-telling images, skills that come in handy for all your future travels.

Fee includes admission to the Newseum.

Remember, Participants must be 65 or older to participate in this Safari!

Instructor: E. David Luria

E. David Luria is a commercial photographer based in Washington DC specializing in architecture, editorial, event, food, art/still life and landmark photography.

A member of the American Society of Media Photographers and the Society of Photographic Educators, he has had his images of the National Capital Area appear in over 100 national and local publications and on calendars of the US Capitol Historical Society.

David is also founder and director of the Washington Photo Safari which, since 1999, has conducted 4,500+ photo safaris, training over 32,000 people in the techniques of travel, nature and portrait photography.

David is a graduate of Amherst College and studied photography in Paris with a protege of Henri Cartier Bresson. His work can be viewed on his website at  www.eDavidLuriaPhotography.smugmug.com.

David teaches the following classes for Capital Photography Center:

  • Capital Photography Center Photo Safaris
  • Photography As A Second Career
  • Travel and Vacation Photography
  • Washington DC, a Photographer’s Paradise