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Photography: Los Angeles and Southern California


The following are some artists, educators, and commercial photographers based in Los Angeles and Southern California (with a few exceptions of photographers who have worked in the area on a more limited basis). UCLA Library has books on most of them.

Note: The links almost always search the UCLA library catalog.

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Photographers (generally fine art and commercial) who have taught at various institutions of higher learning in Southern California.


Art Center College of Design

Brooks Institute

California Institute of the Arts

UC Riverside

Pomona College

Cal State LA

CSU Fullerton