NYC 4 Day Advanced Workshop with

Jorge Garcia and Sebastian Siadecki

May 31st to June 3rd

This advanced and intensive 4-day workshop in NYC will include the experience of shooting all day in New York; as well as the discussion, analysis, and critique of photographs. We will be looking to critique photographs individually as well as give feedback on the themes emerging in people's work and the possible directions they'd like to go in making a larger body of work. The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, May 31st - 6pm-9pm: Introductions and opening lecture/discussion. Noho NYC.
Friday, June 1st - 10am-5pm: A full day of shooting around Midtown Manhattan.
Saturday, June 2nd - 10am-7pm: Morning review and critique followed by an afternoon of shooting in Soho/Chinatown.
Sunday, June 3rd - 10am-7pm: Morning/afternoon shooting followed by classroom review.

This workshop is intended for any photographer that is interested in walking outside and photographing people. It is expected that participants have some minimal amount of photography experience and are familiar with how to use their camera.  Cameras will not be provided. Participants will be asked to submit 10 photos prior to starting the workshop. Submitting photographs are recommended but not required.

A laptop will be needed on Saturday and Sunday for downloading images from your camera to edit/review. Film photographers welcome. Please be mindful of developing and scanning turnaround times to ensure you have work for the editing and presenting portions of the workshop. Quick labs we recommend; Kubus in Greenpoint, Accurate Photoshop in South Slope, and Luster in Alphabet City.

Attendance is limited to 14 maximum


Instructors: Jorge Garcia ( is the founder of NYC-SPC and a freelance photographer. He has been exhibited internationally and has worked for,, AirBnb Travel, and has been featured in various publications. Sebastian Siadecki ( is NYC-SPC's Director of Education and a photographer who has lived and worked in New York City since 2001.

Workshop Fee: $750

Please make sure to provide your name, email address, and phone number before submitting payment. Food, transportation, and accommodations are not included.

Cancellations: More than 30 days before workshop begins, participant will receive a 100% refund. Between 29-8 days before workshop begins, participant will receive a 50% refund. Within 7 days of workshop, NO refund.

NYC-SPC and the instructors are not responsible for reimbursement of travel expenses in the event of a cancellation. We recommend that you buy refundable air tickets and/or travel insurance.