$100, $80 mbrs. (discounted price will display for members upon login)

Limit 8 students.

Photography classes: Monday, Wenesday and Friday March 1, 3 and 5 at 3pm (sessions will run for 2 hours)

Students will meet at the Carriage Trade Artist Residencies at 529 Eaton St.

Find out about our seating policy, weather policy and the Covid-19 precautions we’re taking.

(Students will meet at 529 Eaton St., Mar 1-5, 3-5pm)

(If you require financial assistance, we may be able to help)

Photographer, magazine editor and publisher Leifheit leads students on photographic expedition through the streets of Key West. With a keen eye toward street photography and portraiture, Leifheit imbues the sessions with a mix of historical references and technique training. The course culminates with a group critique on Friday.

Class open to all levels of experience with photography, and students may bring any kind of camera, ranging from a film camera to a digital SLR to their cell phone camera.

sponsored by Small Chef at Large

Matthew Leifheit (born 1988, Chicago, IL) is an American photographer, magazine-editor, publisher, and professor based in Brooklyn, NY. He is Editor-in-Chief of MATTE Magazine, a platform for new ideas in photography founded by Leifheit in 2010. He was formerly the photo director of Vice Magazine, and has written criticism and interviews about art and photography for ApertureViceArt F City, and Time. Leifheit holds a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from the Yale School of Art, where he was awarded the Richard Benson Prize in 2017. He is currently on faculty at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

Leifheit’s photographic work has been exhibited internationally and is held in public collections including the International Center of Photography, the Museum of Modern Art Library and Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. His photographs have appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time Magazine, Them, Gayletter, Out, Vice, and The Yale Daily News.

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Students may bring any kind of camera, ranging from a film camera to a digital SLR to their cell phone camera.

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The Studios of Key West
533 Eaton Street
Key West, FL 33040

Box Office Hours
Tue-Sat, 10am-4pm


The Studios of Key West