Arthur Meyerson Photograph

Vancouver Photo Workshops proudly presents this rare 1 day workshop, "The Color Moment" with internationally acclaimed photographer Arthur Meyerson.

Set in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, this is an incredible opportunity to expand your visual horizons under the guidance of one of the great masters in contemporary photography. Take part and experience a renewed sense of energy, inspiration and vitality in your photography.

Check out this exclusive Interview with Arthur Meyerson before a recent award presentation:

Workshop course description provided by Arthur Meyerson:

The great color photographer Ernst Haas once said, “The decisive moment in black and white is not the same in color. Each needs awareness in seeing and, because of this, a different discipline.”

This workshop is for serious amateurs and professional photographers who want to heighten their awareness of seeing in color and record those distinctive color moments.

The day begins with a classroom session where Arthur Meyerson will present a large slideshow of his famous work. This will illustrate and provoke discussions on photographic techniques and concepts, composition, as well as effective use of color, light, and gesture.

After the morning classroom session, we will serve a light lunch (including vegetarian selections). Participants are encoraged to use this time to continue discussions and enjoy each other's company. Lunch will be served in our studio so as to minimize any time lost due to travel.

After lunch Arthur will finish the classroom discussions and present the students with a variety of targeted practice assignments.

The remainder of the day will be spent shooting on-location, under the guidance of Arthur Meyerson. While the 'official' workshop program will be finished by 5pm, all participants will be encouraged to work until sunset. The shooting location will be within 10 minute travel opf the studio in an effort to minimize time lost due to travel. We encourge everyone to car-pool together.

Upon completion of the workshop day, every student is enouraged to submit up to 5 photos that they took from the day of the workshop, one each of which will be selected to create a slide show of the workshop to be presented on the VPW website.

Participants will leave at the end of the workshop with dynamic images, a greater awareness of their strengths, new technical skills, and an enhanced sensitivity in capturing the “decisive moment” in color.

As part of his stay in Vancouver, Arthur Meyerson will also be leading a 5 day Photographic Tour to TOFINO, BC. Click here for more information.

Check out this Video showcasing student's work from Arthur's previous Workshop here:

Please Note: SLR Camera only

Arthur Meyerson is recognized as one of America's finest photographers.

For over 30 years, professional assignments have taken him around the world. His fascination with light, color and the moment continues and has culminated into an impressive body of personal work as well.

American Photo Magazine named him as one of the top photographers in advertising and on three separate occasions, he has been recognized as Adweek’s Southwest Photographer of the Year. He is also included in "The World’s Top Ten Annual Report Photographers" by Communication World.

Besides a listing in Who’s Who, his awards include gold medals from the New York Art Directors Club, the Art Directors Club of Houston, the Dallas Society of Visual Communications, Photo/Design Magazine and the prestigious Stephen Kelly Award for his work on the Nike advertising campaign. Arthur has also been named by Nikon to their "Legends Behind the Lens" website.

Meyerson’s photographs have been collected and exhibited internationally and he has been featured in many publications including Communication Arts, Graphis, Digital Photo Pro, Photo Design, Zoom (France), Rangefinder, Portfolio, Idea (Japan), Novum (Germany), Photoworld (China), Fotodigital (Portugal) and Camera Arts.

A photographer with a strong commitment to his profession, Arthur teaches photography workshops and participates in speaking engagements throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is a member of the Advisory Council for the Santa Fe Center for Photography as well as serving on the Board of Advisors for the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops.

Partial client list includes: Coca-Cola, Disney, Nike, Apple, National Geographic, Lanai (Hawaii) Tourism, NFL, Compaq, Russell Athletic, United Airlines, Alfred Dunhill, Shell, Transamerica, Conde Nast, Texas Tourism, Norfolk Southern, American Express, Nikon, Eastman Kodak, Bank of America, Levis and Motorola.

Visit Arthur's website for more information and to see his captivating photography:



Basic photography knowledge required.


Maximum 20 participants.

What to Bring

Equipment Needed:

Bring your film or digital SLR camera (must have manual controls) and at least 1 lens.
Optional: additional lenses, camera flash, tripod or laptop.

We Provide:

Lunch. Workshop content as described above.

Hotels in Vancouver:

Please visit the 'Our City' page for a list of recommended hotels in Vancouver.

If you must withdraw for any reason please be aware of our refund policy as follows:

For our Local Lectures, Seminars, and Workshops valued at or under $100, VPW is unable to provide a cash refund. Transfers are limited to one transfer to either the same event at a later date, or a different event of equal value. VPW requires 48 hours written notice in order to make such a transfer (email notice is acceptable). The event you are transferring to must occur within 6 months of the original event you registered for. A $15 fee will be applied to all transfers.

For our Local Workshops, 1 to 5 days in length and our Local 4 to 10 Week Courses, VPW requires 30 days written notice (before the event start date) of your withdrawal in order to provide a refund. (Email notice is acceptable.)

For our Master Photographer Series workshops, 1 to 5 days in length, VPW requires 60 days written notice (before the workshop start date) of your withdrawal in order to provide a refund. VPW may retain 15% of fees paid or $150 minimum in processing your refund. If the tuition is less than $500 the minimum fee drops to $75.

For our Photo Tours (both in Canada and abroad), 1 to 10 days in length, VPW requires 60 days written notice (before the event start date) of your withdrawal in order to provide a refund. VPW may retain 15% of fees paid or $150 minimum in processing your refund. If the tuition is less than $500 the minimum fee drops to $75.

Transfers (for all events over $100): If you wish to transfer to a different workshop date, VPW requires a minimum of 30 days written (email) notice. All transfers are based on availaibility, and subject to approval by VPW staff. For courses/workshops with tuition above $101, the transfer fee is $35.

Transfer Fees as based on event pricing:
Tuition of $100 and below, the transfer fee is $15
Tuition of $101 and above, the transfer fee is $35

VPW can give no refunds:

If you registered for any event valued at or under $100
If you do not show up for your registered course.
If you register for a course beyond or below your skill or ability level.

Refunds for all events valued at $101 and above (excluding Master Series Workshops):
If a student wishes to cancel their registration for any of VPW's events, and has provided written notice within the appropriate timeframe, a refund less a $50 administration fee will be provided.

Course Cancellation:

Occasionally, we may have to cancel a course due to low enrollment. In this case, we will issue a full refund of all monies paid to VPW up to that time.

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