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Bygone Industrial Buildings in Baltimore

Bygone Industrial Buildings in Baltimore

Discover this Baltimore gem! At the turn of the century in the early 1900s the Crown Cork and Seal company produced all of the bottle caps and tops that were needed for bottled goods being manufactured.  The company finally closed its doors in the 1950s but the buildings were never taken down. Join Lewis Katz and photograph these old buildings and the architectural details they offer.  

This location is now it’s the home for many cottage industries that are renting some of the unused space. It’s a pretty massive complex with many opportunities for gritty older industrial photography. 

Topics include:  
- Tips on composition
- How to shoot intimate details
- Shooting in black and white
- Exposure bracketing 

Recommended Gear: A DSLR or mirrorless camera with a lens range of 24 to 120mm and a sturdy tripod with a remote trigger or camera self-timer.

This class is mainly outdoors but there will be some indoor opportunities as well. 

Class limit: 8

NOTE - Despite the relaxed mask mandates, students and instructors, including those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, AGREE TO WEAR A FACE MASK during the class and maintain 6' distance when possible. 

Instructor: Lewis Katz

Lewis Katz

Lewis Katz is an experienced photographer and instructor based in Baltimore, MD.  He finds inspiration both in the classroom and out in the field shooting his adopted city of Baltimore. 

He teaches at Johns Hopkins University as well as at Community College of Baltimore County. He is a very active member of the Baltimore Camera Club and has received recognition for his award winning images.  

View his website at

Lewis teaches the following classes for Capital Photography Center:

* DSLR Photography Basics
* Various In-The-Field Shooting classes in the Baltimore area.

Date: July 11 2021

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM




Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224

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